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10 SEO Conferences to Attend in 2024

Joshua Hardwick
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    We’ve attended dozens of SEO conferences and some aren’t all they’re cracked up to be. Here are the ones we think are worth attending in 2024.
    MozconJun. 3 & 4, 2024Seattle, US
    WTSFest BerlinJun. 7, 2024Berlin, Germany
    LondonSEO XLJun. 13, 2024London, UK
    SEO on the BeachJun. 14 & 15, 2024La Manga, Spain
    WTSFest USASep. 19, 2024Philadelphia, US
    BrightonSEOOct. 3 & 4, 2024Brighton, UK
    Ahrefs Evolve ⭐️Oct. 24 & 25Singapore
    International Search SummitNov. 14, 2024Barcelona, Spain
    BrightonSEO (US edition)Nov. 19 & 20, 2024San Diego, US
    Chiang Mai SEO ConferenceNov 22 & 23Chiang Mai, Thailand

    Location: Seattle, US
    From USD1,399
    Jun. 3 & 4, 2024
    Website: MozCon
    Speakers: Ross Simmonds (Foundation Marketing), Lily Ray (Amsive Digital), Bernard Huang (Clearscope)

    If you’ve been in the SEO space for some time, you would have heard of (or attended) MozCon—organized by, you guessed it, software company Moz.

    MozCon 2023

    The two-day, single-track conference returns in June with at least 25 speakers taking to the stage.

    You can expect talks on generative AI (lookin’ at you guys, SGE and ChatGPT), technical SEO, content marketing, personal branding, and more. The full agenda is here

    Livestream tickets are also available.

    Location: Berlin, Germany
    From €299
    Date: Jun. 7
    Website: WTSFest Berlin
    Speakers: Chima Mmeje (Moz), Lily Ray (Amsive Digital), Miracle Inameti-Archibong (John Lewis)

    WTSFest is an extension and the namesake of founder Areej AbuAli’s marketing community—and it’s going places.

    What began as a London-only conference has since expanded into the U.S. and, come 2024, Berlin too.

    You’ll be treated to talks across four tracks—analyze, advance, innovate, and empower.

    Some notable topics include:

    Location: London, UK
    From £210 (inc. VAT)
    Jun. 13, 2024
    Website: LondonSEO XL
    Speakers: TBC

    Hosted by UK agency BlueArray, the inaugural LondonSEO XL coins itself as the biggest SEO event in London. As headline sponsors, we even set up a fancy booth on-site:

    The Ahrefs team at LondonSEO XL 2023

    For a taste of what to expect, access speaker slides and video replays from its 2023 conference here (it’s free!). Speakers included Barry Schwartz, Chima Mmeje, and Ahrefs’ own Joshua Hardwick.

    Barry Schwartz at LondonSEO XL 2023

    If you didn’t know, the conference is an extension of its popular, namesake meet-up: LondonSEO. (More this way!)

    Location: La Manga, Spain
    From EUR180
    Date: Jun. 14 & 15
    Website: SEO on the Beach
    Speakers: Judith Lewis (Decabbit), Lazarina Stoy ( Daniel Waisberg (Google), 

    After running about a decade’s worth of editions, SEO on the Beach organizer Sico de Andrés passed the baton to Iñaki Huerta—and you can look forward to more of the same talks, games, and “beachworking,” aka networking on the beach.

    As one of last year’s sponsors, we even stirred conversation with a certain flamingo inflatable—which we ran a giveaway for:

    Location: Philadelphia, US
    From USD399
    Date: Sep. 19
    Website: WTSFest Philadelphia
    Speakers: Krystal Taing (Uberall), Purna Virji (LinkedIn), Celeste Gonzalez (RicketyRoo)

    That’s right, Areej AbuAli is bringing WTSFest stateside in 2024! 

    Same as WTSFest Berlin, you’ll be treated to talks across four tracks—analyze, advance, innovate, and empower.

    Some notable topics include:

    • From Guidelines to Growth: Unleashing the Potential of E-E-A-T (Bianca Anderson)
    • Make Inclusion the Default: Tips to Make Your Content Inclusive (Purna Virji)
    • Unleashing Your Authentic Self to Skyrocket Your Career (Heather Hamilton)

    Location: Brighton, UK. 
    From £200 (plus VAT)
    Oct. 3 & 4 (UK). 
    Website: BrightonSEO
    Speakers: Miracle Inameti-Archibong (John Lewis), Sujata Ghosh (Dyson), Vayda Okpa (Eleos)

    It’s no surprise that BrightonSEO made our list: The biannual conference is well-loved by SEOs and marketers of all levels, ourselves included.

    Here are some standout topics you may like at the October event:

    • Digital PR & link building in financial services (Shelley Appiah)
    • From clicks to conversions: unlocking the power of faceted navigation for ecommerce success (Naomi Francis-Parker)
    • How to use diversity of thought to grow your marketing (SEO) team (Desmond Boateng)

    Location: Singapore
    From $570 USD
    Date: Oct. 24 & 25
    Website: Ahrefs Evolve
    Speakers: Aleyda Solis (Orainti), Andy Chadwick (Keyword Insights), Cyrus Shepard (Zyppy), Tim Soulo (Ahrefs), Patrick Stox (Ahrefs), Sam Oh (Ahrefs)

    2024 marks the launch of our first ever fully-fledged SEO and digital marketing conference: Ahrefs Evolve. Taking place in Singapore in October 2024, the conference features two days of tactical talks and panel discussions from 20 speakers.

    There will also be expert workshops on topics ranging from technical SEO to content strategy, led by industry leaders and Ahrefs specialists.

    Location: Barcelona, Spain
    From €100
    Date: Nov. 14
    Website: International Search Summit (ISS)
    Speakers: Azeem Ahman (Azeem Digital), Crystal Carter (Wix), Kayleigh Dibble (Hotjar)

    Managing international websites and running global campaigns is tricky business. That’s exactly what ISS has built its conference around: how to position your brand in global markets.

    Its 2024 agenda isn’t out yet, but if this year’s edition was any indication, you can expect talks across three tracks—international SEO, international content, and audience & paid.

    Tickets include networking drinks and six months’ access to Webcertain’s self-learning platform.

    Location: San Diego, US
    From USD420 (US)
    Nov. 19 & 20 (US)
    Website: BrightonSEO San Diego
    Speakers: Andy Crestodina (Orbit Media), Greg Gifford (SearchLab), Brie E Anderson (BEAST Analytics), Rand Fishkin (Sparktoro), Wil Reynolds (Seer Interactive)

    BrightonSEO is back for its second year in the US, and there are already some pretty impressive speakers and talks announced.

    Here are just a few notable ones:

    Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Prices: From 597USD
    Dates: Nov. 18 - 23
    Website: Chiang Mai SEO Conference
    Speakers: Nick Eubanks (From The Future), Kyle Roof (Internet Marketing Gold), Georgia Tan (Prosperity Media), Tim Soulo (Ahrefs)

    The well-loved Chiang Mai SEO Conference is an annual gathering of over 800 SEO entrepreneurs, agency owners, and super affiliates.

    After a two-year hiatus, the conference returned to the idyllic Thai city in 2023, and has confirmed a 2024 edition—with three days of workshops leading up to the two-day conference.

    Unfortunately, tickets sold out for this one long ago! 🙁 

    Here’s a teaser in case you got lucky: 

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