11 reasons to attend Generate NYC

Generate New York is taking place on 22 April. Pick up a ticket now and save 20%!

Join us for Generate New York

If you work in the world of the web, you'll want to be attending Generate New York 2016 on the 22 April. Featuring some of the world's best web designers and developers, you can skill up in CSS, UX, RWD and much, much more. And if that wasn't enough, Creative Bloq readers can currently benefit from a 20 per cent discount on ticket prices. So, what are you waiting for?

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And if all that wasn't enough to tempt you, here's even more reasons you don't want to miss this brilliant event...

01. Choose your schedule

Generate New York 2016 will take place on 22 April. We've gone for a one-day, two-track conference, which means you can choose the talks that pique your interest or suit your needs.

02. Stellar speakers

Each of our speakers is a leader in their field, creating the ideas and techiques that are shaping the web as we know it. Keynotes will come from SuperFriendly founder Dan Mall on design etiquette, and CSS Mastery author Cameron Moll on unified UX.

Industry-leading speakers

03. Get up to date

You’ll have a chance to learn about the latest hot topics in the web world. Una Kravets (creator of the ever-popular CSSGram) will show you how to achieve cool image effects using CSS; Sarah Drasner will reveal how to create responsive, functional animation; and Tim Kadlec will shed some light on the latest techniques in web performance.

04. Meet and greet

We're sure you'll be blown away by the talks, but people sometimes say that the best thing about conferences is meeting fellow attendees. This is a chance to make contact with lots of fellow web folk in a fun, energised environment. Who knows? You might meet your next collaborator.

Chat to fellow professionals

05. Tomorrow's ideas today

New concepts, methodologies and processes pop up all the time, and Generate is the place to stay at the cutting edge. Cameron Moll will discuss Unified Design – the idea of building in a smooth transition when a user decides to switch to a new device half-way through a particular process. Hannah Donovan will also consider how product designers can navigate the changing landscape of content.

Cameron Moll will walk you through Unified Design

06. Workshop away

After you've filled up on our delicious lunch, you can boost your learning with a hands-on workshop. Shopify Expert Gavin Ballard will explain you how he has pushed the boundaries of ecommerce and helped his global client base succeed, and share some secrets of how to make Shopify sing for merchants of all sizes.

07. Top location

Generate is conveniently located in the New World Stages in midtown Manhattan. The nearest underground stations are just a short walk from the venue.

Located in central Manhattan

08. Recharge your creative batteries

Feeling uninspired? In need of a shot of energy at work? Never fear, we have the world's happiest designer, Ghostly Ferns' Meg Lewis, on hand to liven things up. She will explain how getting weird helped her find her design mission.

There will also be inspiration abound in James White's session, which charts his journey to become Signalnoise; and sarcastic Australian Tim Holman on hand for "a sarcastic yet informative cartwheel through the badlands of designing, developing and surviving the internet as we know it".

James White will share his story

09. Party time

If you'd prefer to chat to our speakers or reconnect with old friends in a relaxed setting, you can head to our after-party down the road at the snazzy Hudson Terrace.

10. Relive your day

Videos and slide decks of all sessions will be made available to attendees after the event, so you can dig deeper and catch up on any talks you've missed. You can then share them with the rest of your team. In fact, we positively encourage it!

Watch all the talks back on the CB YouTube channel

11. Save 20%

If that hasn't got you convinced, we're offering all Creative Bloq readers 20% off the ticket price. Simply use the code 'Generate20' at the checkout. What are you waiting for? Pick up your ticket now.


Ruth Hamilton is production editor on net magazine.