YoastCon 2017: Practical SEO

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November 2, 2017, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Do you want to learn SEO hands-on? Have specific questions on how to make your site perform better in search engines? Need help upping your SEO copywriting skills? Want to hear the experts view on the latest developments in the SEO world? If so, we have brilliant news for you!

On November 2, 2017, YoastCon will be back for its second edition. YoastCon is an interactive, one-day conference focused on search engine optimization. This year, it’s all about practical SEO. Multiple well-regarded speakers from all over the world, including Joost de Valk himself, will give you practical SEO knowledge that you can use immediately. In addition to that, you can sign up for one of the many workshops to get invaluable insights into subjects like technical SEO, writing for the web and how to make the most of the Yoast SEO plugin.

Get your tickets for only €299!


On this conference page we’ll tell you all about:

What is YoastCon?

An all-day conference about different parts of SEO, including hands-on workshops. Hear from renowned SEO experts and take home the knowledge you need to get better rankings for your site today. Watch the video below for more information about YoastCon.

Who will be speaking?

Learn from the best at YoastCon! We’d like to introduce you to these pre-eminent speakers you don’t want to miss!

Joost de Valk (Yoast)
Marieke van de Rakt (Yoast)
Ilya Grigorik (Google)
Dixon Jones (Majestic)
Marcus Tandler (Ryte)
Karl Gilis (AG Consult)
Laura Crimmons (Branded3)
Rian Rietveld (Human Made)
Andrea Fercia (Yoast)

To top it off, we’ll organize a panel discussion with the best SEO experts in Europe: Marcus Tandler, Joost de Valk, Roy Huiskes and Dave Naylor.

Read more about all speakers »

YoastCon workshops

We like to make it practical. That’s why we’ll organize workshops where you can practice your optimization skills and get some hands-on experience with SEO! You can choose a.o. from these workshops:

Learn more about the workshops on YoastCon 2017.

What will you get out of it?

A chance to get up to speed on the latest SEO developments, get must-know information that can be applied to your site directly, participate in workshops of your choice to enhance your skills, plus a chance to meet like-minded and amazing people.

How much is it?

YoastCon tickets are €299 for the full-day conference, including workshops, plus lunch, beverages and access to the guarded cloakroom. You can buy tickets by clicking on the orange button on this page or use the embedded order form below. YoastCon starts at 8.30 and the conference talks end at 16.00. After that you’ll have plenty of time for networking drinks until 17.30.

Where is it?

YoastCon will be held in the beautiful concert hall De Vereeniging in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. You can find more information on the website of De Vereeniging. There are a limited number of free parking spaces available on the venue’s grounds. These will be available on a first come, first serve basis. More parking spaces available at the Keizer Karelgarage across the street (paid). The nearest airport to Nijmegen is Dusseldorf Weeze or Eindhoven Airport.

Where to stay

There are a number of quality hotels in Nijmegen. We’ve managed to secure a couple of good deals, see the list below:

Preferred hotel: Hotel Blue Nijmegen

Our preferred hotel is called Hotel Blue and it’s located across the street from De Vereeniging, so you’ll be at the conference in no time. It’s a fairly new, small-scale hotel, with 30 beautiful rooms. Use the code Yoast2017 to get a special rate. A single room will set you back just €99 instead of €139 per night and a double room will be €109 instead of €149. This rate is valid from October 30, for up to seven nights. Book your stay now.

Other options

Mercure Hotel Nijmegen Centre
The Mercure hotel is situated next to the main railway station and within a 5-minute walking distance from The Vereeniging. The hotel has its own parking and surprises guests with attentive service and personal approach. Clicking on this link will get you a special 10% discount on rates.

Hotel In-credible Nijmegen
Hotel In-credible is located near the historic Valkhof Park in downtown Nijmegen. It has a great atmosphere, cozy rooms, and a nice restaurant. Email or call and say you’re visiting YoastCon to get a special rate! info@in-credible.nl or +31 243 220 498.

YoastCon is organized by Yoast

At Yoast, we love making websites better. You might know us as publishers of one of the biggest plugins out there: Yoast SEO for WordPress. Besides improving WordPress itself, we also help people enhance their website via blog posts on yoast.com, SEO Care, eBooks and interactive courses. Need help? You’re welcome to send us an email/tweet/FB message!

Cancellation Policy YoastCon

  • Participant has the right to cancel the booking before October 2nd, 2017, and get the deposit back without extra costs. (Refund within 4 weeks)
  • There’s no refund possible after October 2nd, 2017.
  • Notice of cancellation must be given via email: vip@yoast.com.
  • Any participant unable to attend can be replaced by another representative. Please inform us before October 26, 2017, by sending us an email to vip@yoast.com.
  • In the case of cancellation on the day itself or in the case of a no-show, there will be no refund of payments.

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