30+ Best Online Conferences to Attend in 2020 and 2021

Online conferences are a great alternative to traditional conferences. And now, in a difficult time when we all have to #StayHome because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many conferences shifted to the digital format.

Virtual conferences allow people from all over the globe to participate in an online event no matter where and when they are, and give the possibility to keep business continuity.

Why Attend Online Conferences?

Being stuck at home can be a great opportunity to attend those conferences you were initially not able to attend because of the large distance, conflicting dates, not being able to take a day off of work or other reasons.

Conferences are a great source of knowledge. They comprise different panels that bring together renowned experts from various fields. And you can gain many benefits from participating in them:

  • Listen to interesting lectures and attend training sessions with professionals
  • Learn how others manage their business, and learn successful practices which you can later apply in your work
  • Keep up with the latest trends and news from the industry
  • Meet new people and network to expand your business social network
  • Gain extra resources that will help you grow your career

Participating in online conferences contributes to improving your skills, gaining professional experience, and lets you see old problems through a new perspective.

If you don’t have time for education and online conferences, analyze how do you spend your time at work with TimeCamp – 100% free time tracking app. Maybe you’ll find some ways to improve your time management.

What Are The Best Conferences in 2020?

To help you choose from all the virtual meetings, we’ve prepared a list of the best online conferences to attend in 2020.

They will help you grow your business, learn new skills, meet interesting people, and build the right strategy for your brand.

In quick navigation below,  you can promptly jump to the category of online conferences you’re most interested in.


Marketing Conferences

1. Confab – The Content Strategy Conference

The conference is usually held in Minneapolis, Minnesota but because of the COVID-19, the event takes place virtually. Confab is an event for people who care about making content better for their users and organizations.

The program spans several areas related to content strategy, including: analytics and performance, user experience design, workflows and stakeholders, content design for AI and bots, editorial assignments and calendars, hiring and staff management.

When: May 5–7, 2021

Pricing: To be announced

Speakers: To be announced

2. Adobe Summit 2020 – The Digital Experience Conference

Summit/Imagine 2020 is an online event this year as the live event in Las Vegas was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The event is best for those who want to develop or improve customer experience management (CXM) strategy.

When: On-demand access

Pricing: The online experience and content is free.

3. DigiMarCon World 2020Digital Marketing Conferences

DigiMarCon Conferences showcases the most audacious and thought-provoking speakers in the digital marketing industry, providing attendees with emerging strategies, the latest innovative technologies, best practices, and insights from successfull digital marketing campaign

Immerse yourself in topics such as:

  • digital strategy,
  • programmatic advertising, web experience management, usability/design,
  • mobile marketing & retargeting, customer engagement, user acquisition,
  • social media marketing, targeting & optimization, video marketing,
  • data science & big data,
  • web analytics & A/B testing,
  • email marketing, content marketing,
  • conversion rate optimization, search engine optimization, paid search marketing, geo-targeting, predictive analysis & attribution, growth hacking, conversion rate optimization, growth marketing tools,
  • marketing & sales automation, sustainable growth strategies, product marketing & UX / UI,
  • and much, much more!

When: Live 17-19 November 2020, and on-demand

Pricing: VIRTUAL PASS – Standard Rate ($50 off) $247 (ends November 6)

Keynote speakers:

  • Fernando Angulo – Semrush
  • Rand Fishkin – SparkToro
  • Elizma Nolte – Facebook
  • Asma Shabab – IBM
  • Ashley Faus – Atlassian
  • And many more

4. Search Engine Journal’s eSummit

The summit is an advanced virtual conference for SEO and digital marketing professionals. You’ll get actionable tips, insights, and inspiration from amazing speakers. Learn the latest and greatest trends, topics, tactics, and strategies in SEO, PPC, social media, and content marketing.

When: January 12-13, 2021

Pricing: Ticket prices range from $75 to $300 and the earlier you register, the more $$$ you save. There are special rates for 501(c)(3)s and for groups of 4 or more.

Keynote speakers:

  • Lily Ray – SEO Director, Path Interactive
  • Wil Reynolds – Founder & Vice President of Innovation, Seer Interactive
  • Britney Muller – SEO Consultant and Data Science Student, Britney Muller LLC

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5. B2B Marketing Expo Virtual

B2B Marketing Expo is Europe’s leading marketing event, connecting the most proactive marketing professionals with the tools, techniques, and innovations they need to be at the forefront of the ever-evolving world of marketing.

In 2020 the event takes place virtually through the online platform.

There’ll the same great content that gives visitors the opportunity to hear from expert speakers in the comprehensive seminar program. The industry-leading exhibitors will also be on-hand to run live demos and engage through video chat to discuss business requirements.

And you’ll be able to network with your marketing peers to engage and learn from like-minded professionals.

When: 18 – 19 November 2020

Pricing: Free

Keynote speakers: To be announced soon. Make sure to follow the website for more up-to-date information.

6. C3 Special Edition – A Virtual Organic Marketing Event

A theme of this event is “Move Faster, Reach Farther. Meet the needs of now at the speed of tomorrow.”

This online conference brings together industry experts to share lessons that accelerate your organic search marketing efforts and produce positive business outcomes.

This two-hour-long virtual event features special guests along with the Conductor’s team. They’ll review tips and tricks that allow you to pivot on a dime, as well as debut an SEO game-changer.

When: November 10

Pricing: Free

Keynote speakers: to be announced

7. DeepCrawl Live 2020 – Driving Growth Through Digital Innovation

This event will help you understand the new digital-first landscape and develop your strategies to carve out a competitive advantage.

Expect visionary thinking, thought-provoking insights, new perspectives, and innovative case studies from a diverse group of marketing and search experts.

When: November 18, 2020

Pricing: Free


  • Ben Legg – Former COO of Google Europe and Author of ‘Marketing for CEOs- Death or Glory in the Digital Age’
  • Nancy Rademaker – Expert in Customer Centricity, Digital Transformation, Technology & Culture
  • Dr. Safiya Noble – Expert in Algorithmic Discrimination, and Best-Selling Author of ‘Algorithms of Oppression’
  • Brian Solis – Digital Analyst, Anthropologist and Best-Selling Author of ‘X Marks the Spot: Where Experience Meets Design’.


1. Discover MarTech – A Virtual Event For Strategies & Solutions (April 21 – April 23). All 35+ sessions are now available for viewing on-demand.

2. Digital Summit at Home – An online event on marketing adaptability (May 6-7). All sessions are now available for viewing on-demand.

3. Confab – The Content Strategy Conference (May 18-20)

4. Conductor C3 Conference – Connect. Collaborate. Commit (May 12, 2020). All sessions are available for viewing on-demand for registered participants.

5. MDMC – Midwest Digital Marketing Conference

6. #SMWNYC – Social Media Week New York – A Worldwide Virtual Conference for Leaders in Digital Marketing (May 5-28, 2020)

7. Ads Camp (May 5, 2020). The networking part is still to be held and will take place in autumn. For more updates, it’s best to sign up for a newsletter

8. The Brand Safety Summit by The 614 Group – Identifying and Protecting Consumers in a Cookieless Future – (April-May-June)

9. AdSider Live – Online Programmatic Conference

Remote Work Conferences

1. Virtual Working Summit 2021

VWS features short audio interviews with inspiring virtual leaders, at a time to suit you, one per day, it also gives you the chance to interact with the other participants online. This is a unique way for you to develop your skills without traveling.

When: To be announced

Pricing: Free

Speakers, theme, and more information to be announced.

2. Running Remote – World’s Largest Remote Work Conference

Running Remote events are carefully curated to teach you next-level, actionable strategies and tactics you can utilize the very next day to manage & grow your remote team.

Whether you run a remote-first company or a remote team within a hybrid or traditional company, our events are for you. You will get equipped with the tools to succeed in pioneering the future of remote work.

Get inspired, sharpen your skills and energize your creativity with insights from experts leading the remote work revolution.

When: 18 November, 2020

Pricing: Free with limited access pass, pricing starts at $49


  • Mathew Kepnes – Founder of Nomadic Matt
  • Matt Barrie – CEO, Freelancer
  • Zoë Harte – SVP-Human Resources & Talent Innovation, Upwork
  • Neil Patel – Co-founder, Neil Patel Digital
  • Jodi Rabinowitz – Head of Talent and Organizational Development, Zoom
  • And many more


1. Remote Work SummitWorld’s Largest Remote Conference (April 14-16)

2. The Remote Future Summit 2020 (23 – 24 September)


Project Management & Leadership Conferences

1. International Project Management Day 2020 Online Conference

IPM Day 2020 is there to help you how to stay on trend with constant changes that are impacting project management today. ILL brings together leading experts from around the world to discuss trends, share insights, their impact on you and how to get the skills you need to excel.

This content-packed program includes keynote sessions with speaker Q&A, 2 free on-demand courses, 26 PMI® PDUs to maintain your PMI certification achievement badges, prizes, and plenty of networking, downloads, and takeaways. You have 90 days of access to the entire conference

When: Access anytime November 5, 2020 – February 7, 2021


  • For Individuals: Individual registration is USD $59 when you register before November 5. After November 5, registration is USD USD $79.
  • For Teams and Organizations: contact ILL for details on group pricing and Unlimited Licenses.

Keynote speakers:

  • Dr. Harold Kerzner – Senior Executive Director, IIL
  • Oetma Yirenkyi – VP, Global Engagement, MD Sub-Saharan Africa, Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Sunil Prashara – President and CEO, Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Maureen Jesuthasan – Senior Manager, West Monroe
  • Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez – Author, Speaker, 2016 PMI Chair, and Co-founder of Strategy Implementation Institute Dominic Price – Work Futurist, Atlassian

2. 2021 Project Management Symposium – Turning Knowledge Into Practice

DC’s premier Project Management Symposium is an event during which for two days, project management professionals from all over the United States and across the globe will join together to share project management knowledge and experiences on trending topics, best practices, academic research, lessons learned and case studies. The live event is April 22-23, 2021.

Recordings of all the sessions will be available for viewing following the live event.  Registration opens by October 1, 2020.

When: April 22-23

Pricing: To be announced

Keynote speakers: to be announced

If you’ve missed the 2020 event, you can still experience all the presentations through the session recordings. See 4 keynote speakers and 53 individual sessions on trending topics, best practices, lessons learned, and case studies.

3. Leadership and Innovation 2020 Online Conference – Inspire. Trust. Achieve. Understanding Purpose in the New Economy

The conference sponsored by International Institute for Learning, Inc. (IIL) for leaders who want to thrive in today’s world. The conference focuses on four Themes Purpose, Impact, Innovation, Intrapreneurship.

When: Attend on demand March 6 – December 31


  • For Individuals: Individual registration is USD $189
  • For Teams and Organizations: Contact required for details on group pricing and Unlimited Licenses

Keynote speakers:

  • J. LeRoy Ward – Executive Director, International Institute for Learning, Inc.
  • John K. Coyle – Design Thinking & Innovation Expert, Olympic Medalist
  • Lyssa Adkins – Agile & Leadership Coach, LyssaAdkins.com
  • Doug Conant – Founder and CEO, ConantLeadership; Former CEO of Campbell’s
  • Cassandra Worthy – Founder and CEO, We Are Change Enthusiasts LLC
  • Craig Kielburger – Humanitarian, Activist & Social Entrepreneur, The WE Movement

4. Agile and Scrum 2020 Online Conference

During the conference, you can Attend keynotes with Q&A and watch video presentations from agile and scrum aficionados, have complimentary access to two online courses: AgileSHIFT® Overview and Agile Sprint Planning; connect with attendees in the Networking Lounge, meet sponsors in the Exhibit Hall, download slides and more.

Additionally, you will be able to earn up to 26 PMI® PDUs and 26 Scrum Alliance SEUs to maintain certification.

When: Opening Day with Keynote Q&A on June 4, On Demand June 5 – December 31


  • For Individuals: Individual registration is USD $169
  • For Teams and Organizations: Contact us for details on group pricing and Unlimited Licenses.

👉 You can save 40% with code: AGILECON2020


  • Scott Ambler – Vice President and Chief Scientist, Disciplined Agile, Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Andrea Goulet – Co-Founder & CEO, Corgibytes
  • Patricia Kong – Product Owner of Enterprise and Leadership Solutions, Scrum.org
  • Dean Leffingwell – Co-Founder and Chief Methodologist, Scaled Agile, Inc.
  • Shaaron A Alvares – Sr. Agile Coach, T-Mobile
  • And many more

5. PMXPO 2020

Although the conference took place on March 26, the event is open for on-demand viewing. Whether you’re a seasoned PM or new to the field, PMXPO provides an excellent opportunity to learn, network, earn PDUs, and broaden your perspective on project management.

This year’s show was headlined by keynote speaker Cara Brookins, a bestselling author who rebuilt her broken family by building her own house watching “how-to” videos on YouTube. Cara shares tactics to blend an imperfect mix of personalities, talents, and temperaments into cohesive, unstoppable teams. These strategies apply to every level of your organization and will change the way you live and work.

6. CFO Week – 10th Annual CFO Leadership Conference

CFO Week is over a week of educational programming for senior financial leaders produced by the CFO Leadership Council in collaboration with MIT Sloan Executive Education.

Sessions for the 2020 CFO Leadership Conference will include “Ask the Expert” roundtables, inspiring keynotes, and expert-led interactive workshops moderated by CFOLC and MIT dignitaries crafted to dig deep into key leadership areas within the CFO Masterclass™. Network and learn online with 400+ of your peers across North America.

When: November 11-13 2020

Pricing starts at $475

Keynote Speakers:

  • Ned Segal, Twitter CFO
  • Nadine Augusta, Americas Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Goldman Sachs
  • Gina Mastanatuonon, ServiceNow CFO
  • And many more

7. Hacking HR’s 2021 Global Online Conference – HR Innovation And Future Of Work

The speakers will share with you insights, data, stories, experiences, ideas, knowledge and information. You will have opportunities to learn from the most important global thought leaders.

Among the themes of the conference you’ll find Culture and Leadership, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging, Recruitment and Talent, Leadership, Strategy and Transformation, Innovation and Future of Work, and more.

When: March 8 – 12, 2021

Pricing: Free


  • Aaron McEwan – VP, Research & Advisory at Gartner
  • Adam Gibson – HR Consultant and Recruitment Specialist at AustinPeopleWorks
  • Aimee Cuniglio – Head, Early Talent Segment, Global Talent Management at Johnson & Johnson
  • Alex Smith – Chief HR Officer at City of Memphis
  • And many, many more

Sales & Customer Success Conferences

1. The Sales Growth Virtual Summit – Everything you need for sales growth in 2020!

Over 40 leading sales experts will share actionable advice for sales leaders, front line salespeople, managers, and entrepreneurs on topics ranging from strategic to the everyday execution. Whether you’re looking to acquire new customers, improve your blogging strategy or be a better leader, you can choose from 6 categories: BDR/SDR, Executive Leadership, Kickoff Keynote, Live Interview, Sales Management, Sales Professional/Account Executive

When: November 5-6, 2020

Pricing: Free

Keynote speakers:

  • Shari Levitin – CEO, Shari Levitin Group
  • Trish Bertuzzi – CEO, The Bridge Group
  • Carole Mahoney – Founder, Unbound Growth
  • Lori Richardson – President, Score More Sales
  • Amy Franko – Sales Strategist, Keynote Speaker, Author of The Modern Seller
  • And many more

2. Sales Hacker Success Summit – Level Up Your Sales Game for 2020

During this event, you will discover strategies and tactical tips to do your job better, succeed faster, and build an impressive sales career in B2B sales.

There are eight categories: Modern Sales, Filling the Pipeline, Closing Deal and Beyond, Winning the Game, Building Your Career, Enterprise Sales, Discovery & Qualifications, Prospecting. Every talk comes with a template, script, worksheet or checklist you can use to put the lessons into action.

When: December 9-13, 2020

Pricing: free

Keynote speakers:

  • Jill Konrath – International Keynote Speaker, JillKonrath.com
  • Todd Caponi – Author, The Transparency Sale
  • Jacco vanderKooij – Founder/CEO, Winning By Design
  • Josh Braun – Founder, Sales DNA


1. Pulse Everywhere (May 13-14, 2020)

2.  Xactly Unleashed Virtual Summit 2020 The Digital Sales Performance Management Conference (June 17, 2020)

3. Unleash Virtual Summit 2020 by OutreachBuilding The Future of Sales (September 17-24, 2020)

4. 2020 Summit B2B Marketing, Sales, and Product Conference (May 4-7, 2020)

online conferencesTech Conferences


1. WWDC20 – Apple’s 31st Worldwide Developers Conference

WWDC is Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference where developers can attend sessions and meet with Apple engineers. Apple’s 2020 event started in June, and it is an online-only event for the first time. All the videos are available on-demand for free.

2. Atlassian Remote Summit

Atlassian Remote Summit is an on-demand virtual library of interesting sessions. From these online conferences, you can learn about best practices, customer use cases, inspiring stories, and how Atlassian is changing the future of teamwork for all teams.

Sessions available on-demand wherever and whenever you are.

3. Red Hat Summit 2020 Virtual Experience

Red Hat Summit is the premier open source technology event, bringing together thousands of IT professionals to innovate and focus on high-performing Linux, cloud, automation and management, container, and Kubernetes technologies.

Building on this year’s model, Red Hat® Summit 2021 is expanding to fit your open source journey. Next year’s version will feature a hybrid approach, offering virtual and in-person events designed to give you a mix of innovation, collaboration, and learning opportunities.


  • April 27-28, 2021 – join to get the latest news and announcements, ask the experts your technology questions, and learn how open source is innovating the future of the enterprise.
  • June 15-16, 2021 – gain insights from breakout sessions and technical content geared toward the topics most relevant to your career. You can also interact live with Red Hat professionals.
  • Starts September 2021 – cap your experience by exploring labs, demos, training offerings, and networking opportunities at in-person events that will be held in several cities.

Pricing and keynote speakers: for more information, you can sign up to receive email updates, follow Red Hat Summit on Twitter, and join social conversations about the event using the official #RHSummit hashtag.

4. World Summit AI webinar series

Additional to World Summit AI, the organizers hold a series of webinars for all those interested in AI. The event brings AI experts to you from a range of businesses to go beyond the buzz and hype, share their developments, real-life use cases, successes, challenges and the resultant impact on their businesses.

This new webinar series will allow you to stay connected and up-to-date with the latest developments happening within the world of AI.

When: follow the official website or subscribe to email newsletter for the latest updates and news on upcoming webinars

Pricing: Free


1. WIT Connect Virtual Conference Women Impact Technology (June 8-12)

2. Think by IBM – Digital Event Experience – Accelerate essential recovery and transformation (May 5–6, 2020). All videos are available to watch on-demand.

3. Collision from Home (June 23 – 25, 2020)

4. Microsoft BuildDigital event experience. The digital event is over, but you can learn, connect, and code with your community anytime, with our on-demand videos.

5. OCP Virtual SummitOpen Compute Project (May 12-15, 2020). You can access resources and webinars on-demand after registration.

6. NVIDIA GTC 2020GPU Technology Conference (October 5-9). All videos from the online conference are available on-demand after logging in.

Which Online Conference Will You Attend?

When we’re all forced to social distancing and have to stay away from each other, it may be difficult to stay motivated. Participating in online conferences gives you the possibility to stay in the loop. It is also a good way to develop skills, network online, and learn new tactics and tricks that will help you keep business continuity.

Which online conferences will you attend? Let us know in the comment section below!


30+ Best Online Conferences to Attend in 2020 and 2021

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