Discover Upcoming B2B Networking Events, Conferences and Trade Shows Worth Attending

Published July 28, 2022

21 B2B Networking Events in 2022

Building professional relationships is essential for any business that wants growth and success. But for B2Bs whose lifeblood depends on leads, networking is imperative to survival. Lead generation is the most important goal of 91% of B2B marketers. It is also where 53% of marketers spend at least half of their budget.

Attending B2B networking events is a great way to meet potential clients and referrals to grow your lead pipelines. It also allows you to market your brand, collaborate with experts, establish your position as an industry leader, and gain new strategies and insights for growth. 

The B2B networking scene has met significant challenges and transformation for nearly three years since the pandemic. Thanks to advanced technology, many networking events, conferences, and similar opportunities continue amid lockdowns and social distancing requirements. 

Now that nearly all countries have reopened and lifted mobility restrictions, it’s time to go back out there and mingle with like-minded business leaders and B2B professionals across industries.

To help you take advantage of new learning, engagement, and collaboration opportunities, SuperStaff collates relevant upcoming B2B events for all levels of sales, marketing, and business professionals.

Disclaimer: SuperStaff is not connected with the organizers in any way. Please take note that dates and venues are subject to change. We recommend that you bookmark the official pages of the events and check from time to time to stay updated.

Mark Your Calendars for These Upcoming B2B Networking Events, Summits, and Other Related Trade Shows

1. B2B Marketing Leaders Forum Asia 2022

August 17–⁠18, 2022 | Marina Bay, Singapore

November 9–⁠10 2022 | Melbourne, Australia

May 24–⁠25, 2023 | Sydney, Australia

B2B Marketing Leaders Forum Asia is the largest gathering of marketing leaders in the Asia-Pacific region. In this annual conference, participants from Fortune 500 companies to the most exciting start-ups convene to discuss ideal strategies to turn marketing departments into revenue-generating machines. This business networking event series features speakers with experience and expertise in growing pipelines, revenues, and personal careers. 

2. Black Hat USA 2022

August 6–⁠11, 2022 | Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

Black Hat provides computer security leaders, professionals, hackers, and enthusiasts with interactive technical training and information on the latest in cybersecurity. This internationally recognized convention occurs regularly in different parts of the world and has been ongoing for more than 25 years. This year’s event features in-person and online training series, conferences, and briefings about today’s most relevant global information security topics.

3. Content Marketing World 2022

September 13–⁠16, 2022 | Cleveland, Ohio 

September 21–⁠22, 2022 | Online 

Content Marketing World gathers leading content marketers worldwide for days of interactive learning and B2B networking opportunities. It offers more than 100 workshops and forums led by more than 200 speakers, including top content marketing leaders and thinkers. This trade fair and convention give participants the option to choose to attend virtually or in person. 

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4. Chief Revenue Officer Summit 

September 7, 2022 | San Francisco, California

The Chief Revenue Officer Summit assembles revenue leaders from the largest companies and most exciting startups to explore the most effective strategies for achieving sustainable B2B growth. This in-person business networking event features keynotes and panel discussions covering topics from building and scaling revenue engines to incorporating sustainability into business goals.

5. OutBound 2022

September 18–⁠23, 2022 | Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta (Plus Livestream Worldwide) 

OutBound is an annual conference for sales organizations, teams, and professionals looking to expand knowledge and sharpen prospecting, pipeline, and productivity skills. The event features the world’s most respected leaders, speakers, authors, and other influencers who have made a notable impact on the sales industry. 

6. Sales Enablement Summit San Francisco

September 7–⁠8, 2022 | Bespoke Events, San Francisco, California

The Sales Enablement Summit is a global gathering of revenue leaders striving towards a shared goal of achieving consistent and predictable revenue growth. It features insightful keynotes curated and delivered by the most influential pioneering sales enablers. Topics covered include:

  • Growing a career in sales enablement.
  • Enhancing strategies through cross-functional collaboration.
  • Tracking crucial metrics and more.  

7. SaaStr Annual 2022

September 13–15, 2022 | San Francisco Bay Area 

SaaStr Annual 2022 is a mix of an indoor and outdoor festival-style gathering of Cloud and SaaS founders, executives, revenue leaders, venture capitalists, and investors. Apart from vast B2B networking opportunities, this event features workshops and mentoring sessions designed to help businesses scale faster and grow annual recurring revenue from $0 to $100 million.

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8. Sales Success Summit

October 10–11, 2022 | Austin, Texas

The Sales Success Summit is an annual event created by sales professionals for sales professionals. It offers attendees expansive opportunities to network with and gain insights from the number one and the top 1% sales performers featured on the Sales Success Stories Podcast with Scott Ingram. 

9. Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day 2022

October 22, 2022 | Kent, Ohio

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day is a national event aiming to inspire middle-school girls and other gender minorities to consider a career in engineering and other related STEM fields. Volunteer role models from private companies and the academe conduct talks, virtual or in-person classroom visits, and mentorship sessions to help the young participants gain interest, confidence, and familiarity in engineering. 

10. Product Marketing Summit 

October 19, 2022 | Boston, Massachusetts

Product Marketing Summit gathers an influential lineup of speakers to equip product marketers with exclusive thought leadership insights on critical issues affecting product marketing, sales, and everything in between. This in-person business networking event features keynotes covering topics from creating product demands to defining product audiences.

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11. Seismic Shift 22

October 25–28, 2022 | Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, San Diego, California

Seismic Shift is an annual mixer where leaders, trailblazers, and growth-seekers across industries convene to engage and capture rewarding innovation opportunities. This year’s three-day B2B networking event features keynotes, breakout events, and other activities, such as kayaking, paddle boarding, and yoga. 

12. IoT World

November 2–3, 2022 | Santa Clara Convention Center, California 

IoT World is an annual conference dedicated to the Internet of Things. Every year, tech thought leaders, pioneers, professionals, and enthusiasts gather to explore key opportunities, challenges, and solutions to create a sustainable IoT future. Event highlights include keynotes from leaders of some of the most forward-thinking global enterprises. 

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13. Web Summit

November 1–4, 2022 | Altice Arena, Lisbon, Portugal

Web Sumit is an annual tech conference where tech leaders, founders, leaders, start-ups, and policymakers assemble to discuss the most compelling issues impacting the global tech industry. Featuring some of the most prominent speakers in the world and covering more than 30 topics, the conference provides attendees with expansive networking, lead generation, and learning opportunities.

14. Sales Enablement Summit Sydney

November 2, 2022 | Sydney, Australia 

The Sydney edition of the Sales Enablement Summit series features 25 notable speakers from 25 companies. In this event, enablement leaders and practitioners from the world’s largest companies and most exciting start-ups gather to explore learnings, challenges, and opportunities to elevate the customer journey. Key agendas and topics include:

  • Growing a career in enablement.
  • Developing a high-performance sales culture.
  • Tracking key metrics.

15. RevGen Summit: Performance at Scale To Drive Revenue

October 25–27, 2022 | Online (North America)

This virtual event invites participants to join like-minded sales and revenue experts in exploring ideal strategies for driving lead generation and revenue in the current digital-first landscape. RevGen Summit features interactive keynotes, roundtable discussions, and breakout sessions. Key themes for the meeting include:

  • The role of technology in one’s go-to marketing strategy.
  • Leveraging data to manage customer interactions.
  • Fostering sales cultures. 

16. The Surf & Sales Summit

November 17–21, 2022 | Playa Grande, Costa Rica 

The Surf & Sales Summit is a week-long conference and surf retreat designed for sales and revenue leaders and anyone who wants to elevate their sales and leadership skills. This event allows participants to expand knowledge and build networks while unwinding at a world-class surf destination.  

17. Global ABM Conference

November 2, 2022 |  London 

The Global ABM Conference brings together global industry leaders and players to learn, collaborate, and inspire the future of account-based B2B marketing. This hybrid in-person and virtual event equips attendees with the tools to drive the most effective ABM strategy to address specific pain points. Key speakers include some of the leading names and influencers in the ABM arena. 

18. INBOUND 2022

September 6–9, 2022 | Boston

INBOUND is an annual B2B networking event spearheaded by the software company HubSpot. This year’s hybrid in-person and online conference converges notable thought leaders and influencers worldwide to tackle the most compelling business, sales, marketing, and other relevant topics and issues. 

19. DeveloperWeek 2023

February 15–23, 2023 | San Francisco Bay Area 

DeveloperWeek 2023 is the most extensive developer conference and event series, gathering over 8,000 developers, engineers, software architects, dev teams, and leaders from more than 70 countries yearly. This year’s week-long event features a mix of in-person and virtual activities that include a hackathon, tech-hiring expo, workshop series, keynotes, and more. 

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20. Digital Sales and Marketing World  

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Digital Sales and Marketing World offers an immersive generalized and personalized experience to guide marketers, sales professionals, and business leaders on how to make an immediate market impact. Redesigned to cater specifically to teams, this event enables participants to master inbound marketing by following the “They Ask, You Tell” framework developed by Marcus Sheridan.

21. Dreamforce

September 20-22, 2022 | Moscone Center, San Francisco, California

This annual flagship conference of Salesforce presents countless learning and networking opportunities to its global community of customers, partners, and employees. Dreamforce features keynotes and workshop sessions from speakers from individual visionaries to international companies that have undergone successful business transformations. Aside from in-person activities, Dreamforce participants can access event highlights through the company’s streaming service.

Stay Tuned for More Relevant Information 

As a business processing outsourcing company serving B2B clients, SuperStaff stays abreast of the latest B2B networking events and other relevant business trends. Explore our website to learn about our services and gain in-depth insights into various topics affecting the global business landscape.

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