Bay Area Business Conferences for your 2017 Calendar

With SurveyMonkey having just moved into their new habitat at Bay Meadows (a.k.a. their headquarters!) and more startups joining established businesses in San Mateo every quarter, big business is on the brains of leaders in San Mateo.

Why not stay on top of your own professional development or brush up on networking by putting one of these 2017 business conferences on your calendar?

HigherPurpose17: Conscious Capitalism Bay Area Chapter
Tue, February 28, San Francisco
A deep dive into a more meaningful understanding and practical application of the principles of Conscious Capitalism.
Who should go? Those interested in learning actionable strategies to infuse Higher Purpose into your business or workplace.
Speakers include: Keynote Speaker: John Mackey, Co-founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market and Suzanne DiBianca, EVP, Salesforce.

UX, IoT & Interaction: The 2017 O’Reilly Design Conference
Wednesday, March 22, San Francisco
Since 1978, O’Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and galvanizing their adoption. This conference is about preparing yourself with practical strategies for the future.
Who should go? Designers, innovators, leaders, and decision makers
Sessions include: “Data visualizations that expand your visual literacy” and “The expanding perimeter: The evolution of design in Silicon Valley”

Marketo’s Marketing Nation Summit
April 23-26, 2017, San Francisco
San Mateo-based Marketo is a recognized leader in digital marketing software and solutions. With 5,000 attendees expected, think of this as Marketo’s Oracle Open World or Salesforce’s Dreamforce conferences.
Who should go? Anyone involved in digital marketing
Sessions include: “Wake Up Zombie Subscribers with Reactivation Campaigns” and
“Cognitive Marketing Is Here! How Marketers Should Prepare for the Coming Wave of Marketing Apps”

FOOD I.T.: Fork to Farm
Tuesday, June 27, Mountain View
The Mixing Bowl connects innovators in Food, Agriculture & Information Technology to stimulate the adoption of IT innovation.
Who should go? Investors, industry players, startups in food and agriculture products.

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