Top Conferences Coming to Sacramento in 2018

The capital of California is not just where the wheels of government turn, it's also a gathering place for some of the top conferences. Whether you have an interest in cybersecurity or empowering your youngest staff members, Sacramento's conferences deliver the information you need to thrive. If you're already looking to visit Sacramento on business, why not visit a conference while you're there? Of course, Sacramento conferences are also worth their own business trip.

SacTown also offers plenty of things to do in between sessions, including touring the capitol building and noshing at the best restaurants in Midtown. Pro tip: While Sacramento is in California, you're wise to prepare for chilly nights during the winter and desert-like heat in the summer.

CCOF Annual Meeting and Conference

When: February 22-23, 2018

Where: Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel

The Organic Hotspots: Revitalizing Rural America conference seeks to support businesses who are turning rural areas into hotbeds of organic farming. Businesses with interests in education, policy development and agricultural technology all take part in the conference. Panel topics include the role of research and education in organic food production and stories of organic hotspots. Tickets include meals and access to all discussions and networking.

EMERGE Summit

When: March 1, 2018

Where: Memorial Auditorium

The EMERGE Summit is a gathering for leaders under 40 who want to network, learn and be empowered to thrive in their industry. The annual conference focuses on inspiration speakers and educational break-out sessions that help young professionals learn how to navigate business environments. You'll also have access to entrepreneurs who can help you figure out next steps for your ideas. Tickets are available to the summit member and non-member communities.

MuraCon

When: April 5-6, 2018

Where: Sheraton Grand Sacramento

If your marketing or development team uses Mura CMS, MuraCon 2018 is the best place to get up-to-date information about the platform and face time with company reps. The two-day event has presentations by Mura team members, networking with other users and instructions for how to use the newest features. You can also attend a session specifically designed to help you perfect the user experience using Mura as a content manager, marketer, developer and more. Registration includes panels, break out discussions and networking.

Digital Marketing Strategies Conference

When: June 3-5, 2018

Where: Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa

Many of Sacramento's best conferences are niche, providing useful information to professionals in specific industries. If you have an interest in the automotive industry, the Digital Marketing Strategies Conference is a must-visit event. The short drive west from Sacramento to Napa is lovely, and once you arrive, the conference delivers real-world digital solutions to thriving in the auto industry. Registration includes access to panels, workshops and face-to-face time with industry leaders.

Sacramento Cyber Security Conference

When: August 9, 2018

Where: TBA

All businesses require a focus on cybersecurity. The Sacramento Cyber Security Conference is hosted by Data Connectors and hosts panels on vital topics including email security, cloud security and VoIP. Your event registration includes meals, conference materials and all available sessions. In between sessions, you're invited to browse more than 40 vendor exhibits with security-related services and products. The conference also qualifies for CPE credits.

Sacramento-area conferences span the gamut of topic and need. While you're in Sacramento on business and need to handle day-to-day responsibilities before the conference begins, just hop over to one of the city's co-working spaces and send emails or work on a presentation deck.

During your free time, rent a car to explore the Greater Northern California territory.

Are you traveling to Sacramento for a conference in 2018? Let us know which ones in the comments below.