Are you just starting out with Salesforce, CRM or marketing automation? Here are some of the best annual tradeshows in the CRM & marketing automation space that you can not afford to miss.
1. Dreamforce (Salesforce)
Dreamforce is like Disneyland for Salesforce Admins. This mega-conference features powerful keynote speakers by leaders from all industries and great networking opportunities. This year, you can expect to see keynotes from Marissa Mayer (CEO at Yahoo!) and Sheryl Sandberg (COO at Facebook).
Other Speakers include: Deepak Chopra, Dr. Susan Desmond-Hellmann, Wayne Dyer, Dr. David Agus, etc. The learning tracks allow you to get coaching and CRM optimization tips on a variety of topics from Salesforce MVPs like Steve Molis, Mike “Button Click Admin” Gerholdt and RingLead’s own Michael Farrington. Oh and did we mention that Green Day is the featured performer this year?
2. CRM Evolution
CRM Evolution 2013 offers sessions on how to build the best customer experience, great insight on metrics to watch and teaches the value of analytics of your customer data. Keynote Speakers include Paul Greenberg, President at The 56 Group and author of CRM at the Speed of Light as well as Jeane Bliss, Founder of CustomerBliss.com.
3. Summit 2013 (Marketo)
Set in San Francisco, the Marketo Summit offers more than 50 content sessions for you to choose from and a chance to sit through Summit University Day. You can also use your time at this event to become a Marketo Certified Expert. The Marketo Summit puts together a great roadmap for marketers in all different stages of their learning curves. They set up the event in 4 “Tracks”: Start, Explore, Optimize, and Revolutionize, which ensures that there is something for every marketer.
4. Inbound 13 (Hubspot)
This event attracts marketers from across the globe who want to experience and learn about the inbound marketing shift that’s happening in the business world. This four-day event set in Boston allows marketers to listen to keynotes, view live product demos and discuss various solutions and add-ons with Hubspot and relted vendors, and offers them a chance to get certified in inbound marketing.