Last Updated: January, 2019
by Lewis Matthews

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It is no secret that conferences are a great way to connect with those in your industry. Not only can you make great connections but conferences are a great way to learn about innovative and new ideas in your industry. In this blog, we share the top 5 website design conferences in North America scheduled within the first 6 months of 2019.

 

Still wondering if a conference is for you?

 

Consider these 3 reasons to attend:

 

Education

The most popular reason anyone goes to any conference. Speakers and hosts of these events are at the top of their industry and share insightful information instrumental for success. Learn techniques and tricks to streamline your process and hear the industry breakthroughs first to keep your team at the forefront of design.

Inspiration

When you go to a web design conference you can’t help but feel inspired. The views and concepts you learn can be incredibly exciting and innovative. As a web designer, it’s often challenging to keep yourself engaged and excited about your work when using the same designs. Open your eyes with a web design conference and utilize new models in your work.

Socialization

Unfortunately, many website designers do not have the luxury of socializing and regularly interacting with like-minded people. Most website design agencies are offshore or use out of office designers that rarely co-mingle. Socializing enables them to gain fresh ideas and learn techniques to solve problems.

 

Event Name: Interaction 19

Description: Assembling a diverse group of professional practitioners and academics from all areas of the world and bringing their innovative ideas together on display for you. The event hopes to inspire people to explore ideas on the edge of interactive design. Transforming companies and adapting them to the 21st century

Dates: February 3-8, 2019

Location: Amazon Headquarters, Seattle U.S.A

Price: $240-1,500 (Per Ticket / May Change)

Target Markets:

  • Interactive conferences with industry leading speakers[a]
  • Design education
  • Interactive design
  • 21st-century website design

Website: https://interaction19.ixda.org/

 

Event Name: Confoo.co

Description: Confoo considers itself the gold standard for software development conferences. 155 presentations by popular international speakers[b]. Focusing on programmatic solutions for web developers.

Dates: March 13-15, 2019

Location: Hotel Bonaventure, Montreal Canada

Avg. Price: $820 (Per Ticket / May Change)

Target Markets

  • Website development
  • Programmatic solutions
  • Software development

Website: https://confoo.ca/en

 

Event Name: Perf Matters Conference

Description: A web performance conference focusing on creating dynamic websites without fluff and excess information that essentially slows your webpage down. Workshops and speakers guide you through the paces and get your development motor running

Dates: April 2-3, 2019

Location: Canada College Theater 4200 Farm Hill Blvd Redwood City California U.S.A

Price: $479 (Per Ticket / May Change)

Target Markets

  • Front-end Web Performance
  • Website Efficiency
  • Customer Outreach

Website: https://perfmattersconf.com/

 

Event Name: Collision

Description: This is North America’s fastest growing tech conference. Going into its fifth year, this conference is moving from jazz filled location of New Orleans to the largest city in Canada, Toronto. Featuring 25,000 attendees, 3,750+ CEOs, 69% Senior Management, 5,600+ Companies, and 120+ countries the event is sure to have something for everyone. Keynote presentations and speakers from the most successful influential companies. An excellent opportunity to see new perspectives and expand your social business circle.

Dates: May 20-23, 2019

Location: Enercare Center, Toronto Canada

Price: $595 (Per Ticket / May Change)

Target Markets

  • Web Design
  • Digital Media
  • Digital Marketing
  • Website Retention
  • Branding

Website: https://collisionconf.com/tickets

 

Name: World Domination Summit

Description: A conference designed to help you with the big picture. Event operation and custom branding exhibits bring light to what’s attractive in today’s markets. Many keynote speakers’ optional workshops, academies, and meetups to expand your knowledge and social networks.

Dates: June 26 – July 2, 2019

Location: Newmark Theatre Portland Oregon U.S.A

Price: $697 (Per Ticket / May Change)

Target Markets

  • Branding
  • Social networking
  • Academies and attendee-led meetups

Website: https://worlddominationsummit.com

 

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Also check out our related blog post on the 6 Must See Marketing Conferences in 2018 & 2019.

 


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