C3 Conference 2020:

Join the biggest names and brightest minds in SEO, content, and digital marketing at Conductor’s annual digital marketing conference.

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What Makes C3 Different from Other Marketing Conferences?

CONNECT: network with and learn from digital marketing leaders
We bring together SEO, content, and digital marketing experts from around the world to share their expertise and connect with their fellow attendees through one-of-a-kind networking experiences. 

COLLABORATE: work together and share cutting edge insights
With interactive panels, parties, and networking events, C3 is designed to give you the opportunity to collaborate with other marketers and learn from their insights and experience.

COMMIT: bring home new insights and make an impact in your organization
How will you change your company for the better? We give you the tools to shake up your digital marketing strategies, un-silo your data, and create content that puts the customer first.

Wait, Who’s Speaking?!

Join industry experts and cutting-edge brand leaders as they share their stories, winning tactics, and commitment to taking marketing action to drive results. Check back soon for the full lineup.

  • Ann Handley
    Ann Handley Chief Content Officer, MarketingProfs
  • Greg Gifford
    Greg Gifford VP of Search Marketing, SearchLab
  • Ross Simmonds
    Ross Simmonds Digital Marketing Specialist, Foundation Marketing
  • John Shehata
    John Shehata VP, Audience Development Strategy, Condé Nast
  • Adrian Phipps
    Adrian Phipps Global SEO Director, GSK
Get Out Your Calendars

Focused on content marketing, search, and the dynamic intersection between the two, C3 brings you actionable insights to help you drive ROI and customer growth. Check out the 2019 agenda for a glimpse of what C3 is all about.

Amazing and inspiring experience. It’s wonderful to see Conductor catalyzing marketers to bring more meaningful content to the world. I left wanting to be the change.

Chandal Nolasco da Silva, Content Director,


What good is a conference if you can’t take time for yourself? In 2019, we’re bringing you more of what you asked for – more networking, more “you time”, and more great content. Check out what’s new for C3 2019, and stay tuned for more great things to come.




May 6 Come meet some new friends to hangout with for the next two days in NYC and get some extra networking time while you settle into the Big Apple.  Join us in the evening for appetizers, drinks, and maybe some good ol’ marketing chit chat – but we’ll leave that up to you.




May 7 We’re crafting an awesome lineup of options for those early risers looking to kick-start their day before diving into a day of tactics and insights. Join us for a relaxing morning of rooftop yoga or get your energy levels boosted at our private Cyc class before heading over to New World Stage. More details to come.


We know a long day of sessions can be rough, no matter how great the content is. For 2019, where bringing more content focused on YOU. Join us in the relax lounge to charge your phone and your body, for a self-improvement course, and if you’re feeling brave, join us on stage to test your SEO & Content knowledge.


At C3, you’ll get the right mix of marketing inspiration, innovation, and insight. Whether you’re responsible for SEO, site rankings and traffic, content strategy creation and implementation, or you’re a digital marketing leader with overall responsibility for marketing results, we’ve got you covered.  Stay tuned as we finalize our 2019 agenda.

Check out our 3 tracks below featuring epic content you won’t want to miss:


You are a digital leader interested in transformation, planning and high-level strategy


You strive to inspire, innovate and experiment to take your marketing campaigns to the next level


You have an appetite for getting in the weeds, finding tried-and-true formulas, and discovering new case studies to supercharge your campaigns

Network, Network, Network!

Every year, digital marketing leaders from a wide range of businesses return to C3 to up-level their digital marketing skills and connect with friends new and old. You’ve got to meet them!


It’s not too often you attend a conference where the content is valuable to the more advanced SEOs, but C3 was just that. I found every session I attended valuable in some way, either obtaining new ideas or confirming my own hypotheses.

Ciera K. Lima, Global SEO Senior Manager, Converse

Partner Up for Success

Conductor partners with the most innovative organic marketing services and solutions in the industry—and they’ll all be in C3’s Partner Ecosystem to share their insights and expertise. Want to join our hand-picked roster of the most valuable marketing technologies and services for 2020? Email for more information.

Start Spreading the News, New York

Join us in the city that never sleeps, New York City. We have a limited number of hotel group rates, so be sure to book fast so you can be in the center of it all.


C3 is well-known for its epic after party as a way to relax and unwind with your peers! Join speakers, partners, and fellow attendees at our exclusive networking event. This year we went down to the legendary B.B. King in the heart of NYC, complete with food, cocktails, surprises and best of all a great group of marketers from all corners of the globe.


Conductor Searchlight Legend Certification is one of the most prestigious credentials in organic marketing. Legend Certification is only available at C3, and early registrants will have early access to the limited number of Legend Certification seats.  Learn more about the three levels of certification offered at C3: All-Star, MVP, and Legend.


I have a group of people who want to attend – is there a group discount available?

Conductor customers can contact their Customer Success Manager for information on group pricing.  For general attendee group pricing, please contact to speak with a member of the C3 team.

Are there press passes available?

A limited number of press passes are available each year – please contact for more information.

How do I apply for a Searchie Award?

The Searchie Awards is the annual award ceremony recognizing outstanding Conductor customers. Stay tuned for more information on this year’s categories and submissions processes.

How does my company become a sponsor?

Limited sponsorships are available. If you would like to discuss opportunities please contact Kat Heisler at or 212.542.5130.

What is the dress code/attire for the conference?

There is no official dress code for the conference and we welcome a range of attire at the event. Business casual is the most common attire.  Be sure to check the weather in NYC ahead of the event.

Do I need to pre-select sessions to attend?

No, you’ll be able to move around sessions freely on the day of. However, you should register in advance for any pre-events and certifications.

Will I receive the PowerPoint decks from the speakers?

Yes, these will be made available shortly after the conference and you will receive an email with a link to presentations that we are allowed to share.

What meals can I expect at the conference?

Breakfast and lunch will be served on both days of the conference, and there will be food and drinks provided at the after-party. Snacks will also be available throughout the day. There will be a limited number of meals for attendees with dietary restrictions, so be sure to make note of any dietary restrictions during registration.

Can I transfer my ticket to a colleague?

Yes, you can transfer your ticket prior to the event. Email and our team will be happy to amend your registration. No transfers can be made after your badge has been picked up.

Cancellation policy

If you bought a ticket but can no longer attend C3, reach out to before February 1st to return your ticket for a full refund. Between February 1st and March 29th, you can return your ticket for a refund of 50% of your ticket price. No refunds will be offered after March 29th.

I have a question that’s not covered here – who should I contact?

Feel free to e-mail any additional questions to and a C3 team member will be happy to help you out.


Space is limited, so don’t wait to register. Passes include access to all networking events and two days of sessions. Interested in group rates? Email for information.


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