Mobile events 2014: best mobile conferences, great discounts and free tickets – mobile marketing, mobile Web, m-commerce…

* July: Mobile Media Summit (Chicago) * August: MMA Forum (Shanghai) * September: Mobile Innovation Europe Summit (London) * September: Mobile Web Africa * October: Mobile Shopping (Phoenix) * November: Open Mobile Summit (San Francisco) * Apps World Europe (London).

Planning which mobile events to attend in 2014? You’ve come to the right place. This is our pick of mobile conferences from the North America, Latin America, Asia, Europe and Africa and we’ve also negotiated some great discounts and, from time-to-time, free tickets to give away. This is not your usual mobile events list.
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Great mobile events from mobiThinking partners:

Mobile Media Summit Chicago

Image: Logo of Mobile Media Summit Chicago, links to conference site* When: July 29, 2014.
* Where: Chicago, USA.
* Organized by: Mobile Media Summit.
* Who’s speaking: Leo Burnett; Telemetrics; DDB; OMD;
MediaVest; Mindshare; GroupM Interaction; AdColony; Rocket Fuel; YP Mobile Labs; Ansible Mobile; SMG; Millennial Media; Tapad.
* Read this: Q&A: Matt Biespiel, McDonald’s
* How much: US $995 to $2,500.
* mT reader offer: Save 10 percent with discount code “MOBI10”.
* Brand marketers may qualify for a free pass.

MMA Forum 2014 Shanghai / The Smarties China 2014

Image: MMA Forum Shanghai, links to conference site* When: August 14, 2014.
* Where: Shanghai, China.
* Organized by: Mobile Marketing Association.
* Who’s speaking: Details to follow.
* How much: Details to follow.
* Early bird ends: Details to follow.
* mT reader offer: Save 15 percent with discount code “mobiTHNK_2014
* Brand marketers may qualify for a free pass.

Mobile Innovation Europe Summit

Image: Logo of Mobile Innovation Europe Summit, links to conference site
* When: September 9-10t, 2014.
* Where: London, UK.
* Organized by: KCC Events.
* Who’s speaking: Just Eat; EE; Somo Global; Rovio; Spotify; Razorfish; The Box/Channel 4; Manning Gottlieb OMD; Orange; Swiftkey; Aimia; Hotwire; Salesforce.Com; Daily Mail Group; SAP; Blippar; Adobe; Smaato.
* How much: £1,295.
* mT reader offer: save 10 percent with discount code “mobithinking10”.

Mobile Shopping 2014

Image: Mobile Shopping 2014, links to conference site* When: October 06-08, 2014.
* Where: Phoenix, AZ, USA.
* Organized by: Worldwide Business Research.
* Who’s speaking: Avon Cosmetics; Whole Foods; JCPenney; Calvin Klein; Kohl's; Urban Outfitters; Sears; PepsiCo;; Toms; Travelocity; Green Mountain Coffee; Time; Fargo; Nordstrom; Kellogg’s; Yelp; Forrester Research; Twitter; Lenovo; Viceroy Hotel Group.
* How much: US$999 to $1299.
* Early bird ends: July 31; august 31; Sept 30.
* mT reader offer: Save 25 percent with discount code “MSS14MBT25

Mobile Web Africa

* When: September, 10-11, 2014.
* Where: Johannesburg, South Africa.
* Organized by: All Amber.
* Who’s speaking: Tomi Ahonen; Praekelt Digital; Retroviral; GamesGrabr; Stuff Magazine; Mob 76; Saya; Africori; Gbamm!
* Read this: What is the future of mobile? Q&A with Tomi Ahonen
* How much: R7000 (with early bird) to R8500.
* Early bird ends:
* mT reader offer: Details to follow.

The Open Mobile Summit

Image: Logo of The Open Mobile Summit, San Francisco, links to conference site* When: November 10-11, 2014.
* Where: San Francisco, US.
* Organized by: Open Mobile Media.
* Who’s speaking: AKQA; American Express; American Eagle Outfitters; CBS Interactive; Citizen; ESPN;; Forrester; Fox; Glu; Google; HTC; Hulu; LG Electronics; LinkedIn; Lopez Research; OpenMarket; R/GA; Razorfish; Saatchi and Saatchi; Scale Venture VC; Sears; Shazam; Shopkick;
Verizon Wireless; Waze.
* How much: $1395 (with early bird) to $1995.
* Earlybird ends: 25th July, 2014.
* mT reader offer: Save $100 with discount code “2515MT”.

Apps World Europe

Image: Logo of Apps World Europe, links to conference site* When: November 12-13, 2014.
* Where: London, UK.
* Organized by: Six Degrees Events.
* Who’s speaking: Unilever, BBC, Telegraph Media Group, Freesat, Carat, O2, Just-Eat Group, EE, Deutsche Telekom, Fox, Tesco, Orange, Groupon, Ticketmaster, Channel 4, Sky News, Thomson Reuters, Weather Company, Strategy Analytics, Moss Bros, British Gas, ITV.
* Free workshops: Developer; Droid; Enterprise; Tech; Gaming.
* Paid workshops: HTML5; Mobile Marketing; Payment; TV; API strategies.
* How much: Free to UK £1025.
* Early bird ends: Aug 12; Oct 1, 2014.
* mT reader offer: save 15 percent with discount code “MOBI15”.

Past partner events:

Mobile + Web Developer ConferenceApp Promotion Summit London • Read this: The insiders’ guide to mobile app promotion. • Mobile Media Summit London • Read this: What do brands need from mobile and agencies?MLOVE ConFestival Europe • Read this: The insider’s guide to mobile Web marketing in GermanyEnterprise Apps WorldMobile and Social EnterpriseMMA Forum SingaporeThe Open Mobile SummitMobile Media Upfront New YorkMobile West AfricaMMA Forum New YorkMobile Media Summit Los AngelesMobile Media Summit at Mobile World CongressMobile Marketing Strategies SummitMobile East AfricaMobile+Web DevConMobile Money and Digital Payments Asia 2014Mobile Media Summit San FranciscoMEF Global Forum and Meffy Awards • Read this: 2013 Meffy winners with video case studies. • App Promotion Summit Berlin • Read this: The insiders’ guide to mobile app promotionEnterprise Mobility: BYODMMA Forum EMEA 2013The Open Mobile Summit USA and AppcelerateThe Mobile Show AfricaGMIC Silicon Valley • Read this: Q&A with Yu Yongfu, chairman & CEO, UCWebApp Promotion SummitAugmented Reality AR SummitBYOX World Forum • • The Mobile Convention Amsterdam Mobile Payments & NFC World Summit 2013Apps World North AmericaM-Days

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