About Confab

Every spring, people from around the world gather at Confab to learn about the latest, greatest content strategy trends and topics. Come hear from the industry’s best and brightest. Meet new friends. Eat delicious food. Leave smart, inspired, and happy.

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Audience at Confab

Confab is an event for people who care about making content better, in their organizations and for their clients. And no, you don’t have to be a content strategist to attend! We welcome professionals from all disciplines who plan, design, build, and manage content.

What is content strategy?

Content strategy includes the design, creation, management, and governance of useful, usable content—across websites, apps, bots, newsletters, and everywhere else users experience content.

When and where does Confab happen?

The conference takes place May 21–23 in beautiful Minneapolis, Minnesota, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

What is the focus of this conference?

The program spans several areas related to content creation and management:

  • Analytics and performance
  • User experience design
  • Workflows and stakeholders
  • Content management systems
  • Content design for AI and bots
  • Editorial assignments and calendars
  • Hiring and staff management

Who attends Confab?

Each year our conferences draw crowds from around the world—in seven years we’ve served 10,000+ attendees from more than 30 countries and nearly every state in the US. Representing Fortune 500 brands, retailers, nonprofits, government institutions, and agencies of every size, here's who attends:

  • Content strategists
  • UX designers
  • Content marketers
  • Writers and editors
  • Technical communicators
  • Content managers

Is there just one conference?

Confab has hosted a variety of events since it first began in 2011, but we’re planning just one epic event for 2018. Confab 2018 takes place in Minneapolis on May 21–23. Other recent events have included:

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We’re always here to answer questions. Give us a shout at info@confabevents.com, or join our mailing list to receive program announcements and other updates.

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