Get Inspired at Atlanta's 2018 Business Conferences

The business environment is defined by fast-paced change. Staying on top of the latest industry trends is the best way to maintain a competitive business, and networking with other professionals and businesses is almost mandatory for success today. There's no better way to achieve both goals than by attending top 2018 business conferences in Atlanta.

Following is a sample of unique business conferences in Atlanta, one of the most business-friendly cities in the world.

Technology Rules Across Industries

The theme of the February 16, 2018 Atlanta Tech Summit is "Key IT Trends and Best Practices." The Atlanta conference is held at the Mandarin Oriental and offers valuable information about the latest IT trends, the best practices of large tech companies and ideas for innovative solutions to tech challenges. After an intense day of detailed tech talk, you can unwind amid the fabulous luxury of a five-star hotel. Pack your bathing suit because there's a gorgeous spa with an indoor pool, and put walking shoes in your suitcase because the hotel is located near some of Atlanta's best restaurants, like the steakhouse The Palm, and Lenox Square Mall. You'll have some extra money in your pocket because this conference has free registration.

Empowering Women in Business

Women's entrepreneurship is rapidly growing, and events like the two-day Ladies of Business Conference 2018 offer informative workshops and nationally-recognized speakers. General and VIP admission tickets are available for the February 3, 2018 conference through Eventbrite. Topics include startup, branding, sales strategies and a lot more. Held at the Crowne Plaza Midtown, come prepared to continue networking in Atlanta with women you meet by exploring downtown Atlanta together, an area filled with great sites like Centennial Olympic Park.

Entrepreneurship Drives the Economy

Calling all self-starters to The Entrepreneur Experience Conference (T.E.E.C.). There are two 2018 conferences in Atlanta. One is held March 17, 2018 at the 3ci Training Center and one October 20, 2018 at the Cobb Galleria Center. The workshop and panel discussion events are complementary events to the Small Business Market Expo for vendors. Whether a vendor or attendee, these are two opportunities to learn more from small business experts and do some serious networking. The first conference is in Dunwoody, and diners give high marks to the nearby Courtside Grill. After the second conference, you can shop till you drop at the Galleria specialty shops or Cumberland Mall.

Digital Marketing at Its Finest

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The Digital Summit is a conference bringing together thought leaders and visionaries from the digital marketing space. It is held May 21-23, 2018. Speakers represent top national and global brands, nonprofits and associations, and other organizations. Past year attendees rave about the information they glean from high-tech companies like YouTube and GE. It's a chance to rub elbows with the movers and shakers in the tech world and to visit the beautiful Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre where the conference is held. By pre-registering, you get a free VIP upgrade.

Mastering Government Procurement

The government frequently sponsors workshops to help procurement professionals master the complexity of government procurement processes and supplier certification. On April 24-26, 2018, the state of Georgia is holding the Georgia Procurement Conference 2018. Registration is available beginning January 2018 at the same website. It offers an excellent opportunity to meet government procurement professionals from all over the country and to develop business partnerships. The conference is held at the Jekyll Island Convention Center on beautiful Jekyll Island, which just so happens to be a popular vacation destination. It's the perfect time to combine work and play and to enjoy some southern cooking at local waterfront restaurants like The Wharf.

This is just a sample of the numerous 2018 Atlanta conferences. Here's a suggestion: Don't wait to register. Now is the time to determine which ones to attend because many will quickly fill up.

What Atlanta conferences are you planning to attend in 2018? Let us know in the comments below.