The Marketing Nation Summit is the premier industry event for anyone involved in digital marketing and customer engagement. Hosted by Marketo, the conference assembles the best and brightest minds in the digital transformation of marketing, advertising, IT, services, and beyond. Cutting-edge thought leadership, industry best-practices, and unparalleled networking opportunities will inspire you to rethink how your business interacts with customers to drive results that matter.
Learning starts even before the conference does with University Day, featuring workshops, demos, and presentations by Marketo experts. Take the Marketo certification exam and become a Certified Expert. Hear keynotes from visionaries that push the digital transformation of marketing every day. Past Marketing Nation speakers have included Hillary Clinton, Will Smith, Arianna Huffington, John Legend, Salman Khan, Beth Comstock, Jaime Gutfreund, James Corden, Queen Latifah and many more. You will also engage with industry leaders and peers in breakout sessions.
All of this learning comes with plenty of opportunities for fun and networking with the most amazing marketers in the world. Come join The Marketo Marketing Nation at the must-attend marketing industry conference of the year. See you in April in San Francisco!
Moscone Center West, 800 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94107
Dates: April 29 – May 2, 2018
Conference Hours: The Marketing Nation Summit will officially kick off on Sunday, April 29 at 5:00 pm and conclude on Wednesday, May 2 at 12:15 pm.
The earlier you register, the better the rate is! Sign up today.
Online registration will close April 26, 2018 at 5:00 pm PST.
Yes, Marketing Nation Full Passes are limited. Registration will close once we are sold out.
Please register for the Marketing Nation Summit by going to the registration page.
Please email: email@example.com
If you have not yet registered for The Marketing Nation Summit, begin your registration and follow the instructions. Once you reach the checkout page, insert the code into the Promo Code field. Click Apply to recalculate your registration.
If you have already registered, codes cannot be provided retroactively.
The Marketing Nation accepts several methods of payment: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. Payment must accompany your registration. Registrations without payment will not be processed.
Registration cancellations received in writing by 5:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time) prior to Friday, February 2nd, 2018, will be refunded, less a $150.00 (USD) processing fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after 5:00 PM (PST) on February 2nd, 2018. Please send any information regarding cancellations via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are unable to attend The Marketing Nation Summit, you may transfer your registration to another person by logging into your registration profile and updating the information.
Guest Passes are available for $250 and can be purchased at the Tuesday night event at the door. Please note: A guest must accompany a Full Pass attendee.
The Marketing Nation Summit has secured two host hotels for our attendees. Attendees must register prior to booking their hotel rooms. The registration links can be found at the end of your registration process.
InterContinental, San Francisco
Hilton Union Square, San Francisco
After completing your registration for the Marketing Nation Summit, hotel instructions will be in your confirmation.
Onsite Registration Hours
The following meals will be provided for Full Pass Attendees
Alcatraz, Coit Tower, Cable Cars, Victorian Houses, Fisherman’s Wharf, and the Gold Gate Bridge are just some of the many wonderful things to do while visiting San Francisco. To learn more about these great things, visit www.sftravel.com.
San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is the closest major airport, an easy BART ride or 25-minute drive from downtown. Alternatively, the Oakland International Airport (OAK) is a 35-minute drive over the Bay Bridge and is also accessible by BART. San Jose International Airport is a 60 minute drive from downtown.
You can request a visa letter to assist in obtaining your visa to attend The Marketing Nation Summit. You must register for the conference prior to requesting a visa invitation. Please send an email to email@example.com and provide the following information:
*Please note that by requesting a visa letter, this does not guarantee that your local authorities will grant a visa to attend The Marketing Nation Summit.
Business casual attire is appropriate for all functions related to the Marketo Marketing Nation Summit 2018. A jacket or sweater is recommended for air-conditioned rooms within the convention center as well.
Yes! Here are the costs to add-on University Day and/or Marketo Certification & Specialization Assessments to a full pass registration:
University Day: Sunday, April 29, 2018
Note: University space usually sells out, so book early!
University Day is a full day of learning with tracks and courses to help you learn beginner to advanced Marketo concepts. University Day is available for an additional fee as an add-on event to your Summit full pass registration.
University Day is open to Marketo customers and partners. It is highly recommended that you have an active Marketo subscription so you can follow along in your own instance.
There are three separate tracks for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced-level Marketo users. When registering, please make sure you select the track that best suits your Marketo experience level. University Day tracks and courses can be found on the University Day page of the Summit website.
The recommended Marketo experience level for the University Day tracks is:
University Day is an available add-on to your Summit full pass registration. Simply select either the Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced track when purchasing your full-pass registration. Space permitting, onsite registration may be available on a first come, first served basis.
If you’ve already completed your Summit registration and would now like to add University Day, please return to the Summit registration site and follow the steps below:
Changing your University Day Track is possible by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org up to April 16, 2018 at 5:00pm PST. At the event, you will need to join the track for which you have registered. No changes will be processed onsite.
If you’ve already registered for Summit with a Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced University Day track and would like to change to another track, please email us at email@example.com. Please provide the attendee name, confirmation number, and name of the track you wish to join.
You can change tracks up to April 16, 2018 at 5:00pm PST. Switching tracks will not be allowed at the event.
The University Day tracks are designed to be a completed in progression from start to finish. It is not possible to move between tracks.
University Day cancellations are subject to the standard Summit registration cancellation policy. Please send any information and requests regarding cancellations via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. There will be no refunds or cancellations received after 5:00 PM PST on January 26, 2018.
Please bring your charged laptop so you can follow along with exercises and/or view any electronic materials. Please also bring any note-taking materials you may need.
Morning coffee/tea service, lunch and afternoon beverages will be provided.
University Day is a learning event for knowledge sharing and extending skills. It is not intended as a Certification preparation course.
Marketo’s Certification Program provides a highly respected technical marketing credential for Marketo practitioners and partners that demonstrates knowledge, ability, and experience. Our certification program is rigorously developed, professionally administered, and recognized around the globe.
Marketo certification is open to Marketo practitioners and partners with an active Marketo subscription. A minimum of one-year marketing experience and six-months experience setting up and managing programs and campaigns in Marketo is recommended (but not required).
At Summit 2018, we’ll be offering the Marketo Certified Expert certification exam. The exam price is $175 USD. You may add your exam fee to your full pass registration or register onsite.
The following Specialization Assessment will be available:
Account-Based Marketing Specialist
Analytics Attribution Specialist
Analytics & Reporting Specialist
Creative Asset Specialist
Email Deliverability Specialist
Event and Webinars Specialist
Nurture & Engagement Specialist
Programs & Campaigns Specialist
Social Marketing Specialist
Web Personalization Specialist
The Marketo Certified Expert exam is composed of 75 multiple choice questions and must be completed within 90 minutes.
The Marketo Specialization Exams are composed of approximately 25-30 multiple choice questions and must be completed within 60 minutes.
You can add a Specialization or Certification Exam to your Summit full pass registration. Alternatively, you can register onsite to take the exam.
If you’ve already completed your Summit registration and would now like to add a Certification or Specialization seat, please return to the Summit registration site and follow the steps below:
Certification and Specializations cancellations are subject to the standard Summit registration cancellation policy. Please send any information and requests regarding cancellations via email to email@example.com. There will be no refunds or cancellations received after 5:00 PM PST on January 26, 2018.
If you need to postpone your any exam, please visit the Certification check-in booth at Summit for an extension code.
You do not need to make an appointment or schedule an exam time. Please visit the certification booth to check-in for a seat in the exam room. During peak times, you may need to wait to take the exam.
The exam room will be open during the following hours.
To prepare for the Marketo Certified Expert exam or Marketo Specializations, please visit Marketo Certification. It includes a list of recommended topics and preparation resources.
The exam platform will notify you of your results immediately upon completion of the exam.
Please bring your own laptop to take your exam. A limited number of loaner laptops will be available for those unable to use their own.