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When and where is the DigiMarCon San Francisco 2021 Conference?

DigiMarCon San Francisco 2021 takes place from May 27th to 28th, 2021 at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, Silicon Valley, CA. Click here for travel details.

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel Address:
1700 Ocean Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90401
United States

Location:

  • 20 minutes from Silicon Valley International Airport
  • Direct access to a magnificent California beach
  • Short walk to Santa Monica Pier, cliff-top Palisades Park, and trendy Third Street Promenade
  • Minutes from Beverly Hills, Century City and West L.A.

Directions:

From Silicon Valley International Airport:

  • Head west on Century Fwy/Glenn Anderson FWY/ E Imperial Hwy toward California St.
  • Make a U-turn at California St
  • Continue onto I-105 E
  • Take the I-405 N/I-405 S exit toward Long Beach/Santa Monica
  • Keep left at the fork to continue toward I-405 N and merge onto I-405 N
  • Take the Santa Monica Fwy exit
  • Keep left at the fork to continue toward I-10 W/Santa Monica Fwy and merge onto I-10 W/Santa Monica Fwy
  • Take exit 1A for 4th St/5th St
  • Turn left at 4th St
  • Take the 2nd right onto Pico Blvd
  • Take the 2nd right onto Ocean Ave
  • Arrive at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

From Silicon Valley and Inland Empire:

  • 10 Santa Monica Fwy. (WEST)
  • Exit 5th Street (a one-way exit)
  • Turn left on Colorado
  • Turn left on Ocean Avenue
  • Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel will be two blocks down on the right past the Santa Monica Pier

From the North and the Valley:

  • Take the 405 San Diego Fwy. (SOUTH)
  • Connect to 10 Santa Monica Fwy. (WEST)
  • Exit 5th Street (a one-way exit)
  • Turn left on Colorado
  • Turn left on Ocean Avenue
  • Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel will be two blocks down on the right past the Santa Monica Pier

From the South and Orange County:

  • Take the 405 San Diego Fwy. (NORTH)
  • Connect to 10 Santa Monica Fwy. (WEST)
  • Exit 5th Street (a one-way exit)
  • Turn left on Colorado
  • Turn left on Ocean Avenue
  • Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel will be two blocks down on the right past the Santa Monica Pier

From Malibu and the North Beach Cities:

  • Pacific Coast Highway 1 (SOUTH)
  • Exit Ocean Avenue (at the Santa Monica Pier)
  • Go up the ramp at the signal light turn right onto Ocean Avenue
  • Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel will be two blocks down on the right

Parking Information:
Parking is valet only and is $37 plus tax, overnight (subject to change).

What’s the Schedule?

Here’s the high-level schedule (note: all times are Pacific Daylight Time):

Wednesday, May 27, 2021
9:00am: Registration Check-In & Exhibition Hall Opens
10:00am – 12:00pm: Workshop 1
12:00pm – 1:30pm: Networking Luncheon
1:30pm – 3:30pm: Workshop 2
3:30pm – 4:00pm: Afternoon Coffee Break
4:00pm – 6:00pm: Workshop 3
6:00pm – 9:00pm: Cocktail Dinner Reception

Thursday, May 28, 2021
7:00am: Continental Breakfast
7:45am: Auditorium Opens
8:20am – 10:00am: General Session 1
10:00am – 10:30am: Morning Coffee Break
10:30am – 12:00pm: General Session 2
12:00pm – 1:30pm: Networking Luncheon
1:30pm – 3:30pm: General Session 3
3:30pm – 4:00pm: Afternoon Coffee Break
4:00pm – 5:45pm: General Session 4

How much does it cost to attend DigiMarCon San Francisco 2021?

Regular price is $695 (USD) for full conference access. Workshops are an additional $195 (USD) each and available only to full conference attendees. We are also offering an All Access Pass, which includes the conference, all 3 workshops and the Video on Demand for the general session day (May 28th, 2021), for $1195 (USD). Last but not least we have a Virtual Pass/Video On Demand (VOD) option for those who can’t make the conference for $295. For more information about pricing and the different passes available please click here.

What is included in the Full Conference Pass registration fee?

Your completed Full Conference Pass registration provides you the following:

  • Conference Tote Bag
  • Option to attend 1 or 2 Workshops ($195 each) – Wednesday, May 27th, 2021
  • Networking Luncheon & Afternoon Coffee Break Refreshments – Wednesday, May 27th, 2021
  • Cocktail Dinner Reception – Wednesday, May 27th, 2021
  • All General Sessions – Thursday, May 28th, 2021
  • Continental Breakfast, Morning Coffee Break Refreshments, Networking Luncheon, Afternoon Coffee Break Refreshments – Thursday, May 28th, 2021
  • Unlimited Access to the Exhibition Hall – May 27th – 28th, 2021

What is included in the All Access Pass registration fee?

Your completed All Access Pass registration provides you everything included in the Full Conference Pass plus the following:

  • Workshop 1 – Wednesday, May 27th, 2021
  • Workshop 2 – Wednesday, May 27th, 2021
  • Workshop 3 – Wednesday, May 27th, 2021
  • Video on Demand – Available online approximately 2 weeks after conference concludes

What is included in the VIP Pass registration fee?

Your completed VIP Pass registration provides you everything included in the All Access Pass plus the following:

  • VIP Priority Registration Check-In – Wednesday, May 27th, 2021
  • VIP Seating at Workshop 1 – Wednesday, May 27th, 2021
  • VIP Seating at Workshop 2 – Wednesday, May 27th, 2021
  • VIP Seating at Workshop 3 – Wednesday, May 27th, 2021
  • VIP Seating on General Session Day – Thursday, May 28th, 2021

How do I register? Register now!

Full registration information is available here.

What forms of payment are accepted?

The following forms of payment are accepted: American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and PayPal. Payment is required to complete your registration.

Is there a group discount?

Absolutely! Bring as many colleagues as you’d like! Register FOUR or more people from the same company simultaneously to receive $200 discount off the prevailing registration price for each member of your group.

There are just a few simple Team Registration rules:

  • All registrants must be employed by the same company.
  • All members of the team must be registered at the same time. Discounts will not be applied retroactively.
  • You must pre-register to take advantage of these rates, which will not be offered on site.
  • Team Registration Rates cannot be combined with any other offers.

More details about Team Rates here.

Are there student, government, nonprofit or military discounts?

The current price for DigiMarCon San Francisco 2021 passes is the best and only available rates.

What is the dress code?

Conference attire is business casual for all events, including the evening events. We do recommend bringing a sweater or light jacket with you since personal preferences vary regarding room temperature.

Can I bring a guest to the conference and networking events?

All attendees at the conference and networking events must be registered attendees who purchased tickets.

Can I send a substitute in my place?

You may send a substitute in your place at any time. All such requests must be submitted by email to registration[at]digimarcon.com (replace at with @). Only requests made by the original registrant will be honored.

What is the refund policy?

You may cancel your participation in DigiMarCon San Francisco 2021 at any time, but please be aware of the following cancellation policy listed below.

Registration cancellations received 100 days prior to the Conference incur a 25% processing/administrative fee. Refunds will be issued within 30 days after event. If you must cancel for any reason, notify our registration department by 100 days prior to the Conference. Cancellations less than 100 days prior to the Conference are non-refundable. Substitutions allowed prior to 100 days prior to the Conference with written or Faxed authorization only. No substitutions less than 100 days prior to the Conference. Cancellations less than 100 days prior to the Conference are non-refundable for any reason, including, but not limited to, failure to use DigiMarCon credentials due to illness, acts of God, travel-related problems, acts of terrorism, loss of employment and duplicate purchase. DigiMarCon will not issue refunds for badges that have been revoked.

Unused registrations/applications have no monetary value and cannot be credited to future years or events. DigiMarCon will not issue refunds or credits due to failure to redeem a discount coupon during the registration process. Discounted prices are based on the date payment is received in the DigiMarCon office. Reselling DigiMarCon San Francisco 2021 registrations is not permitted.

Where should I stay in Silicon Valley?

The official conference hotel to stay in Silicon Valley is;

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
1700 Ocean Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90401
United States
https://www.loewshotels.com/Santa-Monica-Beach-Hotel

Hotel Booking Instructions

To book a room at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel follow the instructions below;

By Phone:
Call 1-888-332-0160, ask for reservations, give group name ‘DigiMarCon San Francisco 2021’ and arrival date and book.

What networking activities are associated with DigiMarCon San Francisco 2021?

A full list of the official conference networking functions are available here.

Will I receive event updates?

Yes, DigiMarCon will send emails periodically to update you on the agenda, event happenings and logistics. Please make sure that the email address registration[at]digimarcon.com (replace at with @) is in your safe senders list to ensure you are receiving all important event information.

How can I submit to speak at DigiMarCon San Francisco 2021?

Sorry but our Call for Speakers for general sessions and workshops is now closed. All speakers will be notified of acceptance before August 31, 2014, if you have any questions please e-mail: info[at]digimarcon.com (replace [at] with @). There are a limited number of sponsored keynote speaking spots still available during the conference. Please contact Aaron Polmeer, aaron[at]digimarcon.com (replace at with @), if you are interested in this opportunity.

Can I record what is presented at DigiMarCon San Francisco 2021?

Sessions may be audio recorded without special permission for personal use only. They cannot be placed online or transmitted to others without permission.

Sessions may be videoed only with special permission for personal use and also cannot be placed online or transmitted to others. Short audio and video clips may be used for blogging and press coverage of sessions. As a general guide, non-contiguous clips of one minute or less should be used. Contact us if you need guidance about longer clips.

How can we sponsor DigiMarCon San Francisco 2021?

Complete the sponsorship inquiry form here for more details on sponsorship, exhibiting and advertising opportunities at DigiMarCon San Francisco 2021.

Do you have an affiliate program?

Yes we do. Become a DigiMarCon Affiliate and earn commission on every completed registration referred by your efforts. Click here for details.

I have questions and none of these FAQ’s help

For questions regarding your attendance or sponsorship at DigiMarCon San Francisco 2021, contact Aaron Polmeer, DigiMarCon San Francisco 2021 Conference Manager aaron[at]digimarcon.com (replace at with @).

The DigiMarCon Difference

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As the Premier Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference & Exhibition Series worldwide
see why DigiMarCon stands out above the rest in the marketing industry
and why delegates keep returning year after year

Global Event Series

DigiMarCon is the Largest Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference & Exhibition series in the world, with annual events held in all continents (North America, Latin America, Europe, UK, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa) in 13 countries (United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, Netherlands, Spain, Brazil, Singapore, India, United Arab Emirates and South Africa), across 33 cities (New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Houston, Dallas, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington DC, New Orleans, Atlanta, Detroit, Miami, Denver, San Diego, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Honolulu, London, Dublin, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Dubai, Sydney, Auckland, Singapore and Sao Paulo). All DigiMarCon Events can be attended in-person or online. Wherever you are located there is a regional DigiMarCon event nearby you can attend.

5-Star Luxury Event Venues

DigiMarCon Conferences are held in top luxury 5-star event venues across the world such as; Royal Caribbean Cruise Ships, Olympic Stadiums, Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre and Wynn, JW Marriott, Marriott Marquis, Hyatt Regency, InterContinental, The Westin, Renaissance, Hilton, Conrad, W, Sheraton, Loews and Sofitel Hotel properties. Discount hotel room rates at each venue hotel means no hassle getting to and from the venue each day.

Extensive & Memorable Networking Experiences

Building relationships matter! At DigiMarCon Conferences we have more networking breaks on our program than others. On average there are 8 Networking breaks at each event giving delegates ample opportunities in a relaxed atmosphere to meet others over the 2-days at the event; from 1-hour round table networking luncheons to 3-hour dinner receptions. These networking breaks are set in picturesque locations to facilitate memorable experiences while fostering new relationships. Such experiences include enjoying cocktails and the Sunset over the Pacific Ocean on a private Ocean Terrace in Santa Monica, to being on the Sydney Olympic Stadium playing arena at night enjoying cocktails under the lights, to dining at the 360 Revolving Restaurant at the top of the CN Tower in Toronto for a Dinner Reception, enjoying cocktails on a private promenade overlooking Times Square in New York City, or having fun at the Dazzles Night Club onboard the Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas for a Farewell Party, etc.

Industry Thought Leaders from Leading Brands

DigiMarCon Keynotes, Panels and Master Classes are facilitated by the foremost thought leaders in the industry, from celebrity social media influencers to CMO’s from the largest Fortune 500 company brands that are disrupting the digital marketing, media and advertising industry, such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, Oracle, Adobe, eBay, Netflix and more. All presentations are pitch-free, and include actionable takeaways, case studies, strategies and tactics, ready to be applied when back in the office.

Premium Comfortable Meeting Spaces

At DigiMarCon Conferences you are never ‘left in the dark’…. literally, in a large room far away from the stage and speakers, crushed in tight theater seating, without even a table, while sitting in the dark. At DigiMarCon all delegates have premium meeting space in luxurious ballroom well-lit spaces, with comfortable seating with table enabling delegates to use their laptop to take notes with ample charging facilities onsite in a comfortable space to learn and thrive. All tables are situated close with direct view of the stage.

Value for Money & Generous Discounts

DigiMarCon Conferences are affordable to attend, from single-day event passes up to two-day VIP options at a fraction of the cost of other industry events. We offer significant discounts for early bird registrations. Additionally, on top of time-limited discount pass rates, because budgets are tight, we want to make sure all groups have a chance to attend DigiMarCon. For government employees, students, academic, startups, non-profit organizations and teams, we offer generous discounts off the prevailing registration price.

Collaborative Learning & Audience Participation

Attend DigiMarCon and you become part of the show! DigiMarCon Conferences tap into the talent of the room, drawing from the knowledge and experience of the professionals in the audience. All DigiMarCon events include regular interactive question and answer sessions with speakers and the audience ideal for collaboration, audience polls, along with ice-breaker and group exercises, steered by charismatic Emcees.

Meet the Speakers in Person

DigiMarCon Conferences put you right up and close with the speakers giving you the opportunity to meet these social media influencers which you follow in person. Speakers are never hidden in private speaker rooms away from the audience, they are in the auditorium sitting right beside you and participating.

Exceptional Customer Service

Attending a conference is a well-researched decision. There are many factors to consider such as location, time, venue, cost, speakers, content, etc. At DigiMarCon our results-obsessed Customer Service team are at your service before, during and after the event to help with your needs. It’s at the core of what we do — it drives our business. Offsite, we are ready to assist you via phone, ticket or chat. Onsite at our Conferences, friendly DigiMarCon staff serve as your hosts. They welcome your input and are happy to assist you.

TECHSPO Technology Expo

At all DigiMarCon Conferences is the co-located exclusive event TECHSPO Technology Expo, which showcases the new generation of technology and innovation, including; AdTech, MarTech, Internet, Mobile and SaaS technologies. Be inspired, amazed and educated on how these evolving technologies will impact your business for the better. Unlimited Access to TECHSPO Technology Expo is included with all DigiMarCon passes.

On Demand Library Access

DigiMarCon All Access & VIP Passes include a 12-month on demand access to hundreds of hours of DigiMarCon speaker keynotes, panels and master class presentations from recent DigiMarCon Conferences, including videos, slide decks and key takeaways, available on demand so you can watch what you want, when you want.

The Largest Digital Marketing, Media & Advertising Community

Attendees of DigiMarcon Conferences gain membership to an exclusive global Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Community of over 500,000 worldwide subscribers to our award-winning digital marketing blog and over 100,000 members to the International Association of Digital Marketing Professionals (visit https://iadmp.org). This global community comprises of innovators, senior marketers and branders, entrepreneurs, digital executives and professionals, web & mobile strategists, designers and web project managers, business leaders, business developers, agency executives and their teams and anyone else who operates in the digital community who leverage digital, mobile, and social media marketing. We provide updates to the latest whitepapers and industry reports to keep you updated on trends, innovation and best practice digital marketing.

Safe, Clean & Hygienic Event Environment

The events industry has forever changed in a world affected by COVID-19. The health and safety of our guests, staff and community is our highest priority and paramount. The team at DigiMarCon is dedicated to ensuring a great experience at our in-person events, and that includes providing a safe, clean and hygienic environment for our delegates. Some of the key areas we have implemented safe and hygienic measures include;

  • Limiting Venue Capacities to allow for Social Distancing
  • Health and Safety Protocols
  • Safe Food and Beverages and Food-handling
  • Sanitation Stations with Hand Sanitizer and Wet Wipes Dispensers
  • Sanitation and Disinfection of Common and High-Traffic Areas
  • Physical Distancing Measures Between Attendees
  • Social Distancing Room and Seating Configurations
  • Non-Contact Thermal Temperature Scanning

Hybrid Events: Attend In-Person or Online

DigiMarCon has always been industry leaders of the Hybrid Event experience for years (a hybrid event combines a "live" in-person event with a "virtual" online component), no one needs to miss out on attending our events. Each DigiMarCon Conference can be attended in-person (with a Main Conference, All Access or VIP Pass) or online (with a Virtual Pass) giving attendees a choice for the experience they want to have. Attending virtually by viewing a Live Stream or On Demand enables participation by people who might be unable to attend physically due to travel or time zone constraints or through a wish to reduce the carbon footprint of the event. If you would like to meet the speakers, network with fellow marketing professionals at refreshment breaks, luncheons and evening receptions, check out the latest Internet, Mobile, AdTech, MarTech and SaaS technologies providers exhibiting then it is highly recommended to attend DigiMarCon in-person. As the largest Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference series with events in 33 international cities worldwide, across 13 countries, there is bound to be a DigiMarCon Event near you to attend in-person if you can.

High-Profile Audience From Leading Brands

DigiMarCon Conference Series is the annual gathering of the most powerful brands and senior agency executives in your region. The Sharpest Minds And The Most Influential Decision Makers - Together for Two Days.

Who Attends Our Conferences
Brands • Agencies • Solution & Service Providers • Media Owners • Publishers • Entrepreneurs • Start-Ups • Investors • Government • Corporates • Institutes of Higher Learning