Balsamiq Sponsorships & Raffle Update for July 2019
Hello, Balsamiq friends! Attending a conference is a great way to expand your knowledge, present your ideas, problem-solve, and make new connections. But the entry price is sometimes more than an individual can afford.
For product managers and developers in the USA, there is Product World Forum taking place on September 24th in San Francisco. If you are a female-identifying UX professional in the UK, check out Talk UX, a conference with the mission to inspire and support women in this industry.
Or if you are located in Europe and are looking for an event with a focus on tackling real-world problems with a new prospective, consider ConnectFest happening in Porto, Portugal, or Smashing Conference Freiburg.
We are raffling away FREE TICKETS (travel and lodging not included.) Enter to win! Good luck!
"Modern statistics show that women make up only 18% of computer science majors. ANITAHACKS wants to change this and encourage women to pursue computer science in the future. Our event is aimed to encourage girls in STEM! Our event is all-female and we offer free food, swag and prizes. Along with this, our event offers workshops and guest speakers. We are open to everyone, regardless of experience!"
"The only conference designed for new and growing developers. Inspiring talks and hands-on workshops from people on their coding journey. Whether you're a year into your first dev job or you're finally considering a coding bootcamp, come for the inspiring content and stay for the incredible community."
"Product World Forum? Sounds Interesting...tell me more! The event’s focus is simple: Each speaker shares their INCREDIBLE story, and our community walks away with actionable tactics, and strategies they can implement into their own projects the same day. A day filled with keynote presentations, panel discussions, and networking opportunities… See you there!"
"An Event Apart DC is a three-day conference with 17 sessions and an intense focus on digital design, UX, content, code, and more, giving you deep insights into where we are now and where things are going next."
"It’s a two-day, single-track conference featuring inspiring keynote speakers, accomplished design leaders, and experienced professionals from major brands and organizations. For 2019, we’re adding optional workshops on Wednesday, August 7th (workshops are a separate, additional cost from the conference itself) to help hone your leadership skills."
"PalyHacks is an international 24-hour hackathon for high school students hosted at Palo Alto School in Palo Alto, CA; run by students, made for students. In PalyHacks, we invite anyone with an interest in technology to come and build a project! Regardless of your skill level, you and your friends are invited to code, build, learn and have fun!"
"Knowledge, in all its forms, is essential to human life for it allows minds to grow and reach new horizons. This belief drives us to want to spread our wings and teach the leaders of tomorrow. Our goal is to mentor students approaching university of under-represented background, to do demonstrations at high school mostly in regions with a high immigrant percentage or demonstrations targeted to women in areas with more exposure and to go a country in need, which will start with Haiti and could eventually incorporate different nations."
"Sometimes, to do your best work, you need a change of pace, to get out from behind your desk for a bit and open yourself up to a whole new world of people and ideas. Our speakers aren’t just industry leaders with years of experience and deep insight. They’re also engaging, inspiring thinkers who are passionate about sharing what they’ve learned and helping you level up your skills."
"Product World Forum creates a platform at which leading product management and development executives provide tactical insight on the innovative initiatives implemented at the worlds most successful organisations. One day filled with keynote presentations, panel sessions and networking opportunities…See you there!"
"Everest Hack is a focused 24-hour event where students, designer, entrepreneurs, programmers, and problem solver come together in small teams to share ideas and build something new and exciting, alongside a whole bunch of like-minded people. You learn immensely with the help of mentors, interact with companies and have fun!"
"UX Australia is Australia's premier User Experience Design conference, now in its 11th year, with workshops and presentations to suit everyone from graduate to experienced practitioners. Two days of hands-on workshops focus on practical skills and techniques that can help you get started, learn new methods and tools or explore new ideas in detail."
Hopefully you’ll have a chance to attend some of these fantastic events and continue to learn and network. We’re rooting for your success!