Balsamiq Sponsorships Update for April 2021
Earth Day is coming soon and with climate change at the forefront of everyone’s mind it’s critical we look at our environmental impact and consider how we can operate in a more sustainable way.
In 2019 we completed construction on our new office which we lovingly call “The Nest” but we recognize that creating new structures is taxing on the environment.
Trying to think green, we made sure to replant the local flora on our roof that would have grown on the lot and we use solar panels to generate our own energy.
We try to be mindful about how much physical swag we create too, often opting to go with digital perks instead.
We’re glad many of the events we sponsor are taking similar steps to reduce their carbon footprint. Together we can make a difference!
“BeachHacks 5.0 is CSULB's largest annual hackathon that challenges students to develop and design innovative projects. Since BeachHacks is virtual this year, we've opened up applications to everyone, allowing more students to connect, collaborate and create.”
“Don't waste your time and resources. You've worked too hard not to become the best Product Manager you can be. We’ve put our own unique spin on a “virtual conference” that includes thought-provoking talks, interactive Q&A’s, professionally compiled notes, an exclusive podcast series, video networking, and more so you can learn not just in these two days, but well beyond.”
“Our mission is to empower underrepresented groups by providing an inclusive community to foster growth and creativity in computing. VenusHacks will be open to participants of all experience levels, as we aim to increase diversity in tech through support, exposure, and community. Join us as we welcome high school (18+), undergraduate, and graduate students to participate in our 24-hour event that includes networking, fun activities, educational workshops, and lots of coding!"
“Join a welcoming community of SaaS leaders for thoughtful networking and interactive events designed to help you connect with and learn from experts and your peers. Engage in discussions with other smart entrepreneurs and put learning at the top of your priority list at carefully curated online conferences and masterclasses, built with your experience in mind.”
“We have a unique opportunity to ascend from the destruction, fear, and uncertainty of 2020 and forge a new vision for our community. Working together, we can emerge stronger, better, and more open-minded—but the prospect is risky. And success is not guaranteed. IAC21 is a 3-day event about all things information architecture. With pre-conference workshops the week prior and three days of talks, you’ll walk away with practical takeaways and inspiration to take your learning to a new level of understanding.”
“vueday 2021 is the 3rd edition of the Vue conference, from the GrUSP Team - organizer of events like jsday. The event is international and all sessions will be in English. Vue is a progressive framework for building user interfaces. Vue is designed from the ground up to be incrementally adoptable. The core library is focused on the view layer only, and is easy to pick up and integrate with other libraries or existing projects.”
“The Design for Conversions Conference is a free virtual conference where design and UX experts share their most practical insights on how to increase sales, drive more conversions and improve usability by using best design practices that put people first. In a nutshell: making a strong, immediately actionable business case for human-centred design, accessibility and inclusivity.”
“Our aim is to give tools and a community for women to understand technology and to build their ideas. We do this by providing a great experience on building things and by making technology more approachable. Learn sketching, prototyping, basic programming and get introduced to the world of technology. Rails Girls was born in Finland, but is nowadays a global, non-profit volunteer community.”
“Waterloo’s largest high school hackathon is back! JAMHacks V will take place from May 22nd to 23rd. This year, we’re bringing together 200+ students from high schools all over North America for a full 24 hours of learning and creating! During this 24 hour long innovation marathon, you’ll be able to work in teams of up to 4 to create an app, game, website, robot, gadget, or whatever your heart desires.”
That’s all for now. We’ll be back with more next month!