The right conference can put you in touch with an incredible network and help you level up your professional game. That’s why we’ve put together this list of 10 of the best conferences for the legal marketing industry. There’s no fluff here, just a list of outstanding opportunities that you’ll want to add to your calendar. Here’s our picks for the best conferences of the 2018-2019 season.
October 4 – 5, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana
The Clio Cloud Conference has been an annual occurrence since 2013. In the time since then it has become an invaluable resource for those in the industry that are also interested in how law and technology will continue to blend in the future. World class keynote speakers inspire attendees on how to get more clients and stay uber competitive while Clio experts provide valuable insights.
October 25-28, 2018 in Seattle Washington
While not specifically a legal marketing convention, this annual meeting hosted by the Washington State Paralegal Association is an opportunity to connect with more than 250 paralegal professionals across the nation and interact first hand with those working in the field daily. Attending this 3 day conference helps keep you up to date on industry policy and connect with influential speakers and vendors in the legal world.
November 7-9, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois
The Association of National Advertisers and the Brand Activation Association have come together to bring those in the legal marketing industry one comprehensive, incredible learning and networking experience.
The conference features more than 135 speakers, along with enough learning sessions and roundtables that deciding which ones you’re most interested in can easily become a challenge. Topics covered at this conference include everything from client negotiation to marketing in regulated industries, like alcohol or tobacco. If you’re interested in a one-stop, top of the line resource for anything and everything industry related, this is definitely it.
November 14, 2018 in London
This one day conference presented by the International Legal Technology Association is a global networking opportunity that won’t leave attendees disappointed. The education based conference is fueled by the expertise and strengths of those working with technology in the legal industry. In a single day you’ll be presented with educational sessions, be introduced to new colleagues and have endless opportunities for networking.
January 2-6, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana
This year’s conference theme is “Building Bridges”, which is appropriate considering how attending this conference will connect you with colleagues and influential players in the legal industry. This conference is the place to learn more about current issues within the legal industry and how to best overcome them – something which can directly impact the processes of legal marketing. You’ll leave feeling inspired with an overstuffed briefcase full of insights.
January 28-31, 2019 in New York City, New York
The Legalweek conference is like one giant melting pot of legal, technological and marketing brilliance. The event features boot camps to whip your business strategy into place, networking events and the opportunity to meet with and listen to some of the industry’s best talent. Specialized areas addressed at the conference include legal tech, legal marketing and more.
February 27-March 2, 2019 in Chicago Illinois
Technology is becoming a growingly important force in the legal industry. Anyone who works in legal marketing or is looking to develop the image of their own legal firm is going to want to attend the ABA Techshow to learn how advancing technology is taking legal marketing into the future. Unlike some other conferences that can appear stuffy and discriminating, the ABA Techshow is perfect for your entire legal marketing team because it offers value for absolutely everyone in the industry.
March 27-29, 2019 in Washington, DC
While this conference isn’t marketing focused, it made our list because anyone whose work pertains to certain areas of law should attend at least one niche specific, industry conference each year. The Annual Antitrust Law Spring Meeting is an example. It’s at conferences like this one that you’ll have the opportunity to meet with thousands of practitioners from around the world. It isn’t just those in legal field that you’ll network with either, as there will be there that have experience working with the government, economy, marketing and more.
April 2019 in New York City, New York
Intapp is known as leading global software and solutions provider for the legal industry. They offer several conferences throughout the year, but this is one that you’re going to want to put on your calendar. Unlike other conferences, this one is quick and to the point. Just one day is all you need to take part in hands-on workshops, attend Intapp University training and learn a trick or two for leveling up the performance of any legal marketing strategy.
April 8-10, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia
The LMA Annual Conferences is an opportunity to meet and share ideas with like-minded legal marketing professionals. You’ll listen to prominent thought leaders, share insights and form crucial industry relationships. With over 150 speakers and plenty of other sessions to attend, there’s no other experience like it for those working in or interested in legal marketing.