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Top In-person Events you can still attend in 2022

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Posted on September 6, 2022

The year is almost over, but there are top in-person events you can still attend in 2022 that can be of great positive impact for you and your team. Attending a few conferences or events a year is essential for almost every professional, whether you want to network or learn about business trends. In the end, meeting colleagues and industry professionals face-to-face or virtually is a valuable and worthwhile experience for anyone. In any industry, there are seemingly too many conferences and events to attend, and it isn’t easy to know which ones are worthwhile. 

We’ve compiled a list of the top in-person and hybrid conferences in 2022. With the help of this list, you can identify the optimal events for you to attend in 2022 based on your goals, audience, etc. 

The list covers several key industries, such as event management, marketing, and technology, which will allow you to find the perfect events to attend in 2022.

In-person events you can still attend in 2022

Upcoming event management in person events

Every year, a series of events showcasing leading providers in the event management industry take place. What feels better than hosting and running a successful event efficiently? Usually, these management events are set up to make people aware of techniques emerging in the event-planning field. 

Here are some of the top event management conferences to attend in 2022;

1. C2 Montréal

September 28 – 30, 2022 

Montreal, Canada –  (Hyrid) 

The most progressive and inspirational business event in the world is C2 Montréal. It presents exciting content in a setting designed to stir participants into action and then features forward-thinking activities designed to teach them how to become a leader in today’s society. 

Opening one’s mind allows a person to broaden their potential, and C2 helps do just that. We exist to help leaders invent the future of business.

2. The Event Planner Expo

October 11 – 13, 2022

New York, NY – (Hybrid)

The Event Planner Expo is the top trade show for events and hospitality. A three-day event for networking, brainstorming, and work. Attendees have a chance to meet exhibitors and various big-name event planners under one roof at Exp.

3. Wedding MBA

November 7 – 9, 2022

Las Vegas, NV – (In-Person)

Each year, Wedding MBA teaches wedding vendors how to grow their wedding businesses and book more clients. Over 5,500 attendees, 180 exhibitors, and 120 educational seminars make Wedding MBA a must-attend event for wedding professionals looking to grow their businesses.

4. IBTM World

November 29 – December 1, 2022

Barcelona, Spain – (In-Person)

Over 15,000 professionals come to IBTM World every year to attend what is by far the leading international event for the meetings and events industry. One goal we hope to achieve is ____. to inspire the events world and deliver superior experiences.

For more than 30 years, this one-of-a-kind conference has been giving the global community the inspiration, robust connections, and the information they need to create awe-inspiring events for their customers.

5. Expo! Expo!

December  13 – 15, 2022

TBA 2022 – Louisville, KY (Hybrid)

Whistle! Whistle! is the preeminent event for trade show professionals to attend. It allows attendees to learn about and inspect the latest in event management trends and tech, as well as network with other event professionals. This broad, industry-driven conference sets out to expose attendees to the newest innovations and skills for an upcoming career in event planning.

Upcoming marketing in-person events

The top marketing conferences of 2022 offer attendees the chance to learn from some of the best and brightest minds in the industry professionals, learn about new trends and technologies, and get inspired. 

Here are some of the top marketing conferences to attend in 2022;

1. Marketing Artificial Intelligence Conference  

August 3rd – 5th, 2022 

Location – Cleveland, OH              

Category – [In-Person]

MAICON (Marketing Artificial Intelligence Conference) is the premiere event for professionals looking to advance the transformation of their organization’s digital marketing by following the next frontier of technological innovation. 

MAICON’s vision is to provide valuable, real-world education to help market leaders understand AI and how it can positively influence their future competitiveness.

 MAICON is the most worthwhile event you will ever attend for those marketing professionals seeking to take the next step in their careers.

2. ABA Bank Marketing Conference

September 11th – 13th, 2022

Location – Denver, CO

Category – [In-Person]

ABA’s annual Bank Marketing Conference provides insights into optimizing bank marketing and retail delivery and is a must-attend event for financial service marketers. There are over 600 industry professionals and over 40 educational sessions at ABA Bank Marketing Conference, the only marketing conference for banks, and it is a favorite of many CMOS.

3. Content Marketing World Conference and Expo

September 13th- 16th, 2022

Location – Cleveland, OH 

Category – (In-Person)

In addition to learning from the best in the content marketing community, Content Marketing World is the leading conference for marketing, PR, and communication professionals. Thousands of marketers from over 60 countries participate in the annual four-day event.

CMWorld will provide the tools and knowledge you need to propel your business forward in implementing or developing content marketing initiatives at your company.

4. LavaCon Content Strategy Conference

October 23rd – 26th, 2022

Location – New Orleans, LA 

Category – [In-Person]

LavaCon is the Rockstar conference for content marketing, marketing strategy, and more. Join us for three days of strategy and insights to get ahead of rapidly changing authoring and publishing technology.

5. Web Summit

November 1st – 4th, 2022

Location – Lisbon, Portugal 

Category – [In-Person]

Likely, companies looking for a conference to meet with some of the best practitioners in marketing will be delighted with Web Summit. Attendees can choose from 23 stages, including Autotech, fashion, GreenTech, the future of health and robotics, and intersections between tech and society during the four-day event.

 You should circle this event on your calendar since more than 30,000 professionals are expected to attend.

Upcoming technology in-person events

Are you a tech nerd or just an enthusiast for the the tech industry? If so, there are plenty of events still happening in 2022 that you won’t want to miss. From the latest gadgets to upcoming trends, there’s something for everyone. Here are the top five technology events happening this year;

1. UX and Digital Design Week

August 30th – September 2nd, 2022 

Location – London, England 

Category – [In-Person]

Future London Academy hosts UX & Digital Design Week, an immersive 5-day experience with lectures, discussions, workshops, and site visits from global digital companies. The event will provide all attendees with an overview of the latest developments in the design and technology industries. 

Prepare to learn how to design the most successful design team of your dreams.

2. Technology & Innovation

September 29th – 30th, 2022

Location – Austin, TX

Category – (Hybrid)

Marketing and sales professionals attend Technology & Innovation as a three-day event that covers the full range of technology options available. This conference provides a platform for networking with peers in the B2B space and delivers actionable takeaways and expert advice to help executives modernize and improve their sales, marketing, and product operations.

3. World Summit AI

October 12th – 13th, 2022 

Location – Amsterdam, Netherlands 

Category – [In-Person]

It is the world’s largest artificial intelligence conference for enterprises, big tech, startups, investors, and science. Each year, this conference gathers the international AI community for two days of innovation, insightful discussions about AI, hands-on workshops, knowledge sharing, and networking.

 Attend this must-attend event to discover how cutting-edge tools can deliver a brighter future.

4. Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo

October 17th – 20th, 2022

Location – Orlando, Florida 

Category – Hybrid

It is the largest and most popular gathering of CIOs and senior IT leaders. As part of this four-day conference, a wide range of topics will be discussed, including data analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, cybersecurity, etc.

You can improve your strategies and find the modern technologies that will help you power your digital transformation with the Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo, featuring over 900 networking opportunities, 40 expert speakers, and 100 research-driven sessions.

5. AWS re: Invent

November 28th – December 2nd, 2022

Location – Las Vegas, NV 

Category – [In-Person]

Amazon Web Services organizes AWS re: Invent, an educational conference for the global cloud computing community. A number of technical decision-makers and developers will benefit from attending this conference. 

The event offers keynote speakers, training and certification opportunities, and more than 2,500 technical sessions so attendees can gain valuable hands-on experience that they can apply to their teams immediately.

6. AI & Big Data Expo

December 1st – 2nd, 2022

Location – Olympia, England 

Category – [In-Person]

At the AI & Big Data Expo, we will tackle the biggest business challenges technology leaders face today. We expect more than 5,000 attendees, 100 speakers, and 125+ exhibiting brands for two days of learning and networking. 

Those attending will walk away from this conference equipped with the tools and knowledge necessary to future-proof their strategies and harness the power of big data in their organizations.

Upcoming fintech in-person events

Stay up-to-date with the latest trends in financial technology. Check out these top fintech events happening in 2022. Keep up with innovations and developments in the fintech industry, from conferences to trade shows.

1. Blockchain Expo Europe

September 20th – 21st, 2022 

Location – Amsterdam, Netherlands 

Category – In-Person

Two days of cutting-edge content from leading brands are shared by more than 8,000 people at Blockchain Expo Europe. Various keynote speakers will participate in this event, along with interactive roundtable discussions and networking opportunities.

2. MoneyConf

November 1st – 4th, 2022 

Location – Lisbon, Portugal 

Category – (In-Person)

This isn’t just any conference. It’s all about Finance, Technology, and Trends. Across four days, the world’s leading companies will meet, and you can watch their experiences. MoneyConf, with educational sessions, workshops, and plenty of networking opportunities, connects individuals and companies looking to affect the finance industry’s future. 

Upcoming SaaS in-person events

If you’re looking for top events to attend in 2022, don’t miss out on these SaaS events! They’ll be sure to provide you with the latest and greatest in the industry, plus networking opportunities galore.

1. Pulse Conference

August 17th – 18th, 2022 

Location – San Francisco, CA 

Category – (In-Person)

The Pulse Customer Success Conference brings together the best minds in the world for two days of learning cutting-edge strategies. In the world of customer-facing roles, Pulse is ideal for you.

2. Inbound

September 7th – 9th, 2022 – 

Location – Boston, MA             

Category – (Hybrid)

Inbound Marketing is a conference for business professionals to bring awareness to business growth. It consists of more than 200 education sessions, meetings with more than 26,000 professionals, and thousands of possible connections. It is a must-attend conference, and you won’t be disappointed.


As we move into the last part of the year, we must consider which events we want to attend. There are so many great events happening worldwide, and it can be tough to choose which ones to attend. To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of the top events to attend in 2022. So mark your calendars and start planning your trip today!

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