After the long two years of coronavirus-induced hibernation, the business world is getting back to normal. In 2022, offline events for sales and marketing professionals are back on the agenda and ready to wow.

We've put together a list of the most notable sales and marketing events, both in-person and digital, for your teams to visit in 2022!


The best sales events in 2022

As we enter the Metaverse, the world of sales is undergoing significant changes. New sales strategies, sales methods, and tricks are on the agenda for all the key sales events in 2022, both online and offline.

Online: RevGen Digital Summit (March)

RevGen Digital Summit
RevGen Digital Summit

📅 March 2 – 4, 2022
📍 Online

RevGen Digital Summit is a conference focused on business-critical challenges and disruptive technology for sales and revenue leaders from all over the world. This 3-day event already has over 70 registered speakers - all senior executives - sharing industry insight over nine conference hours.

Numerous keynote speeches, interactive panels, roundtables, and insight-breaks for socialising with like-minded salespeople are all on the event's agenda.

The most notable topics tackled at the conference include…

  • Transformation and innovation: Being one step ahead for your customers
  • Demand generation: What role can tools and technologies play to help with your go-to-market strategy?
  • Rehumanize the experience: Giving customers and employees what they need and want
  • New normal: Virtual or physical..? That is the question
  • The Road to modern selling: How to win over today's B2B buying teams

Check out the summit's official website for more information on the conference's agenda.

  • Build new connections with likeminded senior leaders
  • Stay current with emerging business trends
  • Understand the impact new technology can make.
  • De-risk new projects by gaining a broad range of insights
  • Accelerate key projects through meaningful new partnerships
  • Access downloadable and actionable insights

How to participate: You can apply to attend or register your interest to become a speaker on the summit's website.

Hybrid: Ascent, Spotlight on Revenue Leadership (March)

📅 March 16, 2022
📍 Hybrid
The first two sessions of the day will be live and in-person, followed by lunch and networking. Organisers will hold it at Fogo de Chao in Midtown Manhattan. If you choose to attend virtually, you'll still be able to watch the in-person talks as they'll be streamed live to the Hopin platform, followed by all subsequent sessions being entirely virtual.

'Ascent: Spotlight on Revenue Leadership' is an annual virtual gathering of the nation's top sales and revenue leaders in SaaS. Every year it attracts more than 150 CROs, CSOs, and VPs of sales to network and share their experience. The event is filled with keynotes, fireside chats, interactive panels, and networking opportunities.

Ascent has already announced the first four speakers for the event: Chris Thompson, Head of Marketing at Conga; Aaron Landgraf, Head of Marketing at Syncari; Russel Zack, Head of Revenue, Second Nature; Armondo Biondi, Co-Founder & CEO at Breadcrumbs. However, the list of speakers will expand closer to the event date.

The event's full agenda will be released soon, so keep an eye out.

How to participate: To attend the event, go to the conference website and register.

Hybrid: Gartner CSO & Sales Leader Conference (May)

Gartner CSO & Sales Leader Conference

📅 May 16 – 18, 2022
📍 Hybrid
You can watch online or, if you’re passing through San Diego, California, around the dates of the event, you can show up in-person.

Gartner CSO & Sales Leader Conference is an annual program for chief sales officers and their sales leadership teams. Every year the conference focuses on sales strategy, sales enablement, and sales operations.

At the conference, attendees will learn…

  • How to lead through disruption; how to focus your sales plan on strategic planning, cost management, and sales performance management
  • From peers by hearing industry insights and practical and proven solutions
  • About cutting-edge technology solutions and explore the best options on the market

By registering for the event, attendees gain access to the latest Gartner research from over 50 sessions, specifically designed to help sales leaders meet the demands of the future. Main tracks of the upcoming conference include…

  • Track A: Drive commercial acceleration with innovative strategies and execution
  • Track B: modernize enablement for the future of selling
  • Track C: The future of sales pperations: Powering end-to-end revenue growth
  • Track D: Leading across the commercial coalition

The main topics that the conference will cover include…

  • Digital business transformation and commercial acceleration
  • Emerging sales strategies
  • Leading and managing sales teams
  • Sales analytics
  • Virtual selling

How to participate: To join the virtual conference, head over to the Gartner’s conference registration page and purchase your tickets.

Online: Outbound 2022 (September)

Outbound 2022
Outbound 2022

📅 September 18 – 23, 2022
📍 Online

OutBound is one of the largest conferences for salespeople of all seniority levels. It's focused exclusively on sales prospecting, pipelines, and productivity. In 2021, the event attracted over 2000 attendees from across the globe, and this number is expected to grow in 2022.

The OutBound lineup features the world's most respected speakers and trainers. Therefore, it's perfect for individuals and sales teams interested in upping their skills, recharging their motivation, and developing a decisive, competitive advantage.

So far, OutBound has only announced four speakers: Anthony Iannarino, Jeb Blount, Mark Hunter, and Victor Antonio. You can rest assured that many sales professionals are ready to join the list and share their valuable experience with attendees.

The format of the conference is due to be announced later, so keep your eyes peeled to the OutBound official website.

How to participate: You can save yourself a seat at the conference by purchasing your tickets at the OutBound official website.

Offline: Flash Miami 2022 (March)

Flash Miami 2022

📅 March 16, 2022
📍 Miami, USA

Flash Miami is a sales conference delivered to sales professionals from all over the world by Drift. In just one day, the conference will cover a heap of sales-related topics…

  • How to persuade buyers to choose you over the competition
  • Is your website conversational?
  • Tapping into the ultimate team experience to drive results
  • Forget ABM. Say hello to account-based engagement
  • It's time to make sales a team sport
  • Three ways to unlock your brand's potential in a digital-first world

There will also be a few networking breaks when all attendees can communicate with each other and speakers. On top of that, Drift will share their plans for the future at an hour-long session called Unveiling the future of Drift.

How to participate: Get tickets to the event here.

Offline: Sales Innovation Expo 2022 (April)

Sales Innovation Expo 2022

📅 April 6 – 7, 2022
📍 Los Angeles, USA

The Sales Innovation Expo 2022 is the event to attend if you're interested in a large-scale conference with many speakers, activities, and networking opportunities.

Your time at the expo will be very busy as the show offers numerous panel sessions, Sales Innovation Awards, free masterclasses, networking sessions, and talks from guest speakers.

This year, the Sales Innovation Expo is hosting over 350 seminar sessions, 250 educational workshops, and 450 leading exhibitors.

  • Market research
  • Email marketing
  • Social media marketing and sales
  • Branding
  • Lead generation
  • Content marketing
  • Relationship marketing
  • Measuring and analytics
  • Integrated strategies
  • CRM marketing
  • Customer insight marketing

How to participate: Get your tickets or book a booth at the expo on the event's website.

Offline: B2B Summit North America (May)

B2B Summit North America
B2B Summit North America

📅 May 2 – 4, 2022
📍 Texas, USA

Specifically focussed on the world of B2B sales, B2B Summit North America is one of the longest events on this list. There are a lot of things happening over the course of four days: The Women's Leadership Forum, A poolside cocktail reception, numerous case study sessions, keynote speeches, guest speaker appearances, and marketplace breaks.

It offers a wide range of session formats to fit your learning style.

There are over 110 role-based sessions aligned to your priorities, including analyst presentations, panel discussions, fireside chats, and more. Marketplace opportunities will help you find the right solution provider for your marketing, sales, and product needs while networking opportunities help you expand your network and community.

Key topics for the 2022 B2B summit include…

  • Account-based marketing
  • Channel marketing and sales
  • Content strategy
  • Customer advocacy and obsession
  • Data, insights, and measurement
  • Demand generation
  • Leadership strategy
  • Marketing operations

The event has already released the topics for the keynote sessions. The most interesting ones are…

  • Time travel and transformation: The future Of B2B content
  • Loosening the status quo and overcoming inertia: What leadership training missed
  • Unlocking growth and creativity: Sales in a world of insights
  • The power of purpose

There will also be a featured performance delivered to the attendees of the summit by the six-time Grammy-nominated Black Pumas.

How to participate: Get your tickets to the event on the event's website.

Offline: Sales Enablement Summit (June)

Sales Enablement Summit 2022

📅 June 22 – 23, 2022
📍 Las Vegas, USA

Sales Enablement Summit is one of the largest offline events in the sales industry. Every year it attracts hundreds of professionals to Las Vegas, Nevada to network with likeminded salespeople, gain new knowledge, and share insights and success stories with others.

In just two days of the conference, you’ll hear about a bunch of topics…

  • Aligning your people, processes, and priorities
  • Creating a culture of continuous learning
  • Sales enablement as a catalyst for sales transformation
  • Solving the gap between buyer preferences and seller behaviour
  • Deploying sales enablement automation
  • Building sales enablement teams for success
  • Help your sellers fill funnels and shorten sales cycles
  • Driving consistent and predictable interactions

There will also be a number of workshops. For full details, check out the summit agenda.

Sales Enablement Summit has already released the first wave of the conference lineup, including Vladimir Stojanovski, Chief Sales Enablement Officer at IBM; Darlene Samer, Director of Sales Enablement at Yelp; Lee Levitt, Director, Sales Enablement at Oracle, and many more.

How to participate: To buy a ticket to the event or request to become a speaker at the summit, head to the Sales Enablement Summit official website.

Offline: SaaStr Annual 2022 (September)

SaaStr Annual 2022
SaaStr Annual 2022

📅 September 13 – 15, 2022
📍 San Francisco, USA

For SaaS business owners and sales professionals, SaaStr 2022 is a must-visit, festival-style event that brings together over 10,000 Cloud and SaaS Founders, VCs, and Execs.

According to the CEO of Zoom, "For SaaS companies, SaaStr Annual is our Superbowl moment. We all get to learn, enjoy, and have fun."

Over the course of three full days, attendees will get a chance to choose an activity from over 150 workshops and thousands of mentoring sessions that will help them scale their businesses faster.

The event offers over a thousand networking sessions with over 250 speakers from the world's leading SaaS companies. Some of the speakers that have already been announced are Eran Aloni, Chief Customer Officer at Gong.io; Gregg Coccari, CEO at Udemy; and Loren Padelford, COO at Podium.

How to participate: Register for the event or apply as a speaker on theSaaStr Annual website.

Offline: Sales Success Summit 2022 (October)

📅 October 10 – 11, 2022
📍 Texas, USA

Sales Success Summit 2022

The Sales Success Summit is an event designed for sales professionals by sales professionals. It's a perfect opportunity for sales professionals from all over the world to connect and share their success stories, learn from each other, talk about industry challenges, and collectively discover ways to overcome them.

The agenda and the speaker lineup will start coming together in July or August, featuring the top 1% level sales performers who've appeared on the Sales Success Stories Podcast with Scott Ingram.

How to participate: Book your tickets on the event's website.

Best marketing events in 2022

Marketers have a few noteworthy events to add to their work calendars too. We've put together a list of online and offline events for marketing professionals who want to broaden their networks, learn more about marketing from experts and peers, and acquire new skills at workshops and masterclasses.

Online: MarketingProfs B2B Forum (April)

MarketingProfs B2B Forum
MarketingProfs B2B Forum

📅 April 6 – 7/ April 19 – 21 2022
📍 Online

MarketingProfs B2B Forum is an event delivered by B2B marketers to B2B marketers that will allow them to…

  • Hear from expert leaders, authors, and inspiring new voices
  • Get real, actionable advice
  • Connect with other B2B Marketers in an informal setting

Over the course of two days, event attendees will get a chance to partake in the following keynote sessions…

  • Bad brains, email, and the burden of Decisions. How your marketing can help us make better decisions
  • What's missing from your message
  • Peanut butter and jam…The keys to sales and marketing alignment
  • Content marketing analytics 101
  • Critical techniques to improve B2B email marketing performance today
  • Creating your roadmap to prove marketing value

How to participate: Check out the registration information and save yourself a seat at the forum here.

Online: Search Marketing Expo (SMX) Advanced (June)

Search Marketing Expo (SMX) Advanced
Search Marketing Expo (SMX) Advanced

📅 June 14 - 15, 2022
📍 Online

Search Marketing Expo (SMX) Advanced is an online conference that covers the topics of search engine optimization (SEO) and online marketing. Here's what's on the agenda…

  • Deep dive: Ad bidding strategies and bid modifiers
  • Taking retargeting to the next level
  • Conversion rate rockstars
  • Amazing paid search tactics and tools
  • Keywords are dead: Long live concepts, entities, and audiences
  • The most common SEO mistakes and how to fix them
  • SEO success without link building
  • Creating blockbuster content
  • Meet the search engines
  • Faceoff: Adwords, Linkedin, and Twitter compared
  • Better together: Search and social
  • Measuring up with social analytics

Speakers and more details will be released later in the year.

How to participate: Book your tickets on the event's website.

Offline: B2B Marketing Exchange (February)

B2B Marketing Exchange
B2B Marketing Exchange

📅 June 14 - 15, 2022
📍 Arizona, USA

B2B Marketing Exchange is a cutting-edge event that offers its attendees an AI-powered experience. The event platform will generate agendas and meeting suggestions curated to meet your specific needs.

The event covers five tracks, including cutting-edge approaches to ABM, content strategy, demand generation, sales enablement, and more. Over the course of the event, you’ll get the chance to attend over 80 sessions specifically targeting B2B including keynotes, breakouts, workshops, and more. The sessions will cover over 20 case studies.

How to participate: Book your tickets on the event's website.

Offline: LeadsCon (March)

LeadsCon 2022
LeadsCon 2022

📅 March 21 – 23, 2022
📍 Las Vegas, USA

This conference gives its attendees a chance to connect with the lead gen community and learn from executive-level speakers who provide new strategies and insights to start nurturing and converting more quality leads.

Over the course of three days, attendees will be able to take part in a number of workshops, industry focus groups, speaker keynotes, and presentations, attend panel sessions, and the exhibit hall.

Some of the most notable sessions taking place at the conference are...

  • AI and machine learning: Which tech is really making a difference in lead gen?
  • How to attract consumers and supercharge the marketing experience
  • How MarTech can improve the customer experience
  • Compliance and omnichannel marketing strategies for growing brands

How to participate: To register for the event or become a speaker, head over to the event's website.

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