8 reasons you need to be at Generate London

If the web is your business then you can’t afford to miss out on our biggest and best conference; here's why.

Generate London is net magazine and Creative Bloq's flagship conference for web design and frontend development, and it's back on 21-23 September. If you haven't booked your ticket yet, here's why you need to get on the case.  

01. See a top line-up of speakers

We've gathered together some of the biggest names in web design for Generate London to share their knowledge and inspire you to create better work than ever before. Our stellar line-up includes Jeff Veen, Rachel Ilan Simpson, Brendan Dawes, Ida Aalen, Bruce Lawson and Anna Dahlström; check out the whole lot here.

02. In an amazing venue

The fourth annual Generate London will take place at a brand new venue: the Royal Institution, home of the Christmas Lectures, which has promoted scientific learning and research since 1799. A perfect place to talk about the future of the web!

03. Learn about tomorrow's trends today

Things move pretty fast in the web business, and whether you're in web design or frontend development you need to be up to speed on the latest trends. Over two days at Generate London you'll learn about progressive web apps, flexbox, device-agnostic design, SVG and Road Runner Rules for design systems, and much more besides.

04. Don't miss a thing

Ever found yourself torn between two equally appealing conference sessions happening at the same time? That's not a problem at Generate London; it's a single-track programme, which means you'll be able to attend all the sessions without missing out on anything, and you'll be able to grab all the speakers' slide decks afterwards so you won't have to spend ages taking notes.

Up your skills and get ahead of the game; book your Generate ticket today!

05. A whole day of workshops

As well as two days of inspiring and practical talks, new for Generate London is an entire day of in-depth workshops where you can learn new skills from the best in the business. There are four to choose from; you can learn to sketch interfaces with Eva-Lotta Lamm, harness the power of data with Brendan Dawes, build a profitable design business with Brad Weaver, and explore frontend architecture for design systems with Micah Godbolt.

06. A great networking opportunity

As well as a line-up of quality speakers, Generate London also offers a great opportunity to forge new contacts. Whether it's during one of the session breaks, or later on at the post-conference happy hour, it's the perfect chance to meet other web professionals and expand your network.

07. Get an inspiration boost

If you're running low on creative energy it can be easy to let your work become mundane. Attending events like Generate puts you in a room with energised, vibrant people who will remind you why the web is amazing and give you new perspectives from which to view your contribution. Tedious chores and tough problems can become manageable or even enjoyable when approached from a different angle.

08. Stay ahead of the competition

If you're not offering up-to-date services then you can be sure that potential clients will seek out other studios and agencies that do. Generate London is the perfect place to re-up your skill set and get insight into where you should be focusing your efforts for the future, and if you're not there then you can be sure that your competitors will be. Don't get left behind; book today!


Jim McCauley is a writer, editor and occasional podcaster, and is available for space parties.