October 16-18 – Los Angeles, CA ($1195 – $2295)
Over 100 interactive education sessions and five inspiration keynote sessions, much more in-depth than the average conference.
Who goes Marketing analysts, artists, strategists, copywriters, CEOs
October 18-20 – San Antonio, TX ($595 – $1395)
A variety of special events including the Welcome Reception, the Conference Party, the annual Inc. 5000 Golf Tournament, and the prestigious Black-Tie Gala. You will also be fêted at an elegant Black-Tie Gala, beginning with a Champagne Soiree, followed by a prestigious Awards Ceremony and Dinner, where you will be officially acknowledged, and capped with an unforgettable evening of music and dancing. Yes, this is all true!
Who goes: Entrepreneurs, CEOs, small business owners
October 17-19 – Las Vegas, NV ($650 – $1150)
This conference is organized by the nation’s oldest and largest professional membership organization for design. They know what they’re doing, and podcast superstar Roman Mars will moderate this year’s event.
Who geos: Designers, future designers, marketers, CEOs
LEAN STARTUP WEEK
October 31 – November 6 – San Francisco, CA ($750 – $3,500)
You’ll encounter a mix of new and seasoned practitioners from companies of all sizes, in industries such as manufacturing, healthcare, government, non-profit, technology, retail and beyond; all from a variety of disciplines.
Who goes: Anyone interested in learning about and applying the Lean Startup methodology, passionate about gaining knowledge on a variety of business topics, startup employees, corporate employees.
November 8-11 – Boston, MA ($299 – $1599)
Inspiring keynotes, innovative talks, educational breakouts, hands-on lessons, and tons of networking. Past keynote speakers include Arianna Huffington, Seth Godin, Nate Silver, and Scott Harrison.
Who goes: Marketing and sales professionals
November 16 – New York, NY ($399 – $2495)
Twelve speakers telling their honest, passionate and sometimes personal stories on how the turning points of their pasts changed the trajectory of the future. 5,000 attendees and 60 high-growth startups means unparalleled networking opportunities. Bring your business cards.
Who goes: Entrepreneurs, investors, venture capitalists, tech enthusiasts, anyone working in startups
DEVLEARN CONFERENCE & EXPO
November 16-18 – Las Vegas, NV ($200 – $1695)
A comprehensive program that provides hundreds of learning opportunities covering the most critical topics in the dev industry. Regardless of your specific role, you’ll find the tools, technologies, ideas, strategies, and best practices to ensure your success.
Who goes: Developers
WORLD BUSINESS FORUM
November 17-18 – New York, NY ($2390 – $3490)
World Business Forum focuses on the issues most relevant to today’s business people, stimulating new thinking and inspiring action.
Who goes: CEOs, entrepreneurs, innovators, thinkers, artists, sports people
November 1 - 2 – San Francisco, CA ($559 - $859)
Today, businesses are finding it harder and harder to stay relevant, competitive, collaborative, and responsive to their customers. Community strategy is the antidote. With a proven community strategy, you can connect your users to drive product, marketing, support, human resources, or platform growth.
Who goes: Community professionals, founders, organizations
POST SEED CONFERENCE
December 1 – San Francisco, CA ($349 - $725)
VCs, investors, and entrepreneurs who have already raised seed funding. Everyone you will potentially meet is highly successful who would make great connections for raising money, finding advisors, etc.
Who goes: Investors, early-stage founders, members of the startup press