MDR 2020 Conference Guide

Note: Due to Covid-19, many conferences have gone virtual, postponed, or cancelled. This list has been updated with status as of May 12, 2020.

We’ve put together this list of education conferences to help you with your 2020 conference strategy. Whether you are attending, exhibiting, or just want to learn more, this list can help you explore the 2020 conference landscape.

We believe that bringing together individuals passionate about education to share ideas, gain insights, and collaborate on the future of education is essential—whether they’re educators, parents, or brands dedicated to demonstrating their commitment to the educational experience.

We look forward to connecting with you soon! Check back often to see where we’ll be next.

To help you keep up with the state of the market we host a variety of live and virtual events throughout the year. We also attend, sponsor, or exhibit at many industry events throughout the year.


Ensuring Educational Equity for the 2020-2021 School Year and Beyond

Date: Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET

Panel: David Huber, Principal, South Side Elementary School , CT
Hannah Hudson, Editorial Director, MDR’s WeAreTeachers
Lacey Robinson, CEO & President, UnboundEd

Moderator: Lisa Wolfe, Education Communications Consultant

Back-to-school 2020-2021 presents big challenges for school leaders around the country. Whether schools open their brick-and-mortar doors, remote learning continues, or hybrid models are implemented, ensuring educational equity is top of mind for all.

Join us for a webinar where our expert panel, including school leaders and EdTech industry representatives, will explore the ways that the COVID-19 crisis changed our approach to education in this country and discuss new strategies for ensuring that the playing field is level for all students.

You’ll  leave with new insights into how you can position your solutions to help educators provide an equitable learning experience for students this fall and in the future.

Past Events

Data-Driven Marketing: Digital Marketing Trends in Education

On June 24, 2020, we hosted a webinar where we shared insights about our Data-Driven Digital Marketing Trends in Education findings. Sean McCloud, MDR Digital Products Manager, reviewed results from thousands of recent digital marketing campaigns with enlightening results.

You’ll gather actionable strategies to:

  • Make the most of your multi-channel marketing
  • Implement strategies for your marketing plans to increase educator engagement and optimize content
  • Analyze your digital campaigns using these findings as a valid benchmark
  • Understand the current practices and trends in marketing to the education industry

CARES Act Funding

On June 2, we shared insights about the CARES Act and how you can help schools, districts, and higher ed institutions maximize this funding.

You’ll learn:

  • What CARES funds are available
  • How those funds can be used
  • How to help your customers leverage this funding
  • Tips for a go to market strategy

Engage for Good Awaken Your Impact Conference

MDR was excited to return as a sponsor for the first virtual edition of the Engage for Good Conference on May 28 where we discussed purpose-focused initiatives and social impact. Learn more about this event

MDR's EdNET Executive Council

The EdNET Executive Council was held on February 27, 2020, in New York City as a day-long, peer-to-peer forum for C-suite executives in education.

Digital Trends Lunch & Learn in NYC

On February 26, 2020, in New York City, we presented a preview of the findings from our latest Digital Marketing Trends in Education report. Sean McCloud, MDR's Digital Products Manager, led the discussion with a focus on top strategies for your 2020 plans to increase educator engagement and optimize content.