Future of Web Design

Why we are different

What makes Future of Web Design different from other design conferences? Experience. We’ve been producing web design conferences for almost a decade, and are intimately familiar with the trends, technologies, and stars that make the web beautiful. Our two-track event means you always have a choice — you’re not locked into one room and one track. And we record every session for all attendees, so you’ll never miss a thing. As always, content is king.

Inspiration, Education, Networking – Simple!

Attendees at FIL
Attendees at FIL
Attendees at FIL

What can you expect?

We’re so happy to bring the Future of Web Design back to New York City for 2013! This year we’ve switched up the scene for you and we’ll be taking over the AMC Empire 25 movie theater for a couple days of the very best in web design. Here’s what we’ll have on offer:

+ 4 amazing day-long workshops led by the best in the business
+ More technical topics and practical guidance than ever before
+ Healthy doses of inspiration
+ Creative challenges
+ An instameet and other relaxed networking opportunities
+ A rousing after-party
+ A showcase of amazing new talent on our Rising Stars stage
+ Fast, reliable WiFi
+ Delicious catered lunches, snacks, and coffee
+ Full access to downloadable HD videos of each session (except workshops)

Questions about the event? Feel free to drop us an email or catch us on Twitter. We’re more than happy to help. Organizing a FOWD meetup? Let us know and we’ll happily pass on the word.

We look forward to seeing you in October!

AMC Empire 25

The Venue

AMC Empire 25, New York City

234 West 42nd Street (8th & W 42nd)
New York, NY 10036
(212) 398 2597

This year the Future of Web Design conference makes its new home at the movies. Join us at AMC Empire 25 for two conference tracks, an awesome expo area, networking sessions, chill out spaces and lunchtime bonus sessions.

Workshop Venue

Workshops will once again place at the Lighthouse Executive Conference Center on Monday, October 7.

Lighthouse Executive Conference Center
111 E 59th St (Park Ave & E 59th)
New York, NY 10022
+1 800 829 0500

Hotel room discounts

Although our discounted hotel rate has expired, it’s not too late to book a room in our host hotel. (After all, who can resist a robotic bellman?) Visit the YOTEL New York online or call the YOTEL’s Pre-Arrival Team directly at (646) 449-7700 or (877) 909-6835 (toll free) to inquire about current rates and make your reservation.

Photo credit

Photos used with permission from: Conor MacNeill.

Advisory Panel

  1. Bruce Lawson
    Bruce Lawson
  2. Jon Setzen
    Jon Setzen
  3. Addy Osmani
    Addy Osmani
  4. Carl Smith
    Carl Smith
  5. Chris Lea
    Chris Lea
  6. Lis Hubert
    Lis Hubert

Hate having to choose between all these great talks at #FOWD!

— Allison Grayce, Treehouse

The best speakers, great atmosphere, beautiful venue & amazing hospitality!

— Mike Kus, Dreaming Everyday About Design

Thanks to our amazing sponsors
Media Temple