Have you ever attended a conference with high hopes, only to be disappointed by sitting in an uncomfortable chair in a stuffy ballroom while listening to the same old PowerPoint presentations?
Well, NewCo is on a mission to turn the idea of tech conferences on its head, by encouraging attendees to “get out to get in”.
NewCo conferences have the focus of a business/tech conference, the vibe of a music festival, and the model of an artist open studio. The passion project of six-time media and tech entrepreneur John Battelle, NewCo takes participants out of dull ballrooms and directly into the businesses changing the face of the modern working city.
Across 16+ diverse cities including Istanbul, San Francisco, and Mexico City, NewCo connects innovative businesses with tens of thousands of engaged festival goers. At NewCo, the city is the conference venue—not a boring ballroom.
NewCo returns to San Francisco for the fourth time adding Oakland to its lineup for its biggest festival ever on October 6-8, 2015. You’ll be able to get inside Airbnb, Twitter, Blue Bottle and 200 more at NewCo San Francisco & Oakland.
During the festival these companies will be opening their doors for intimate one-hour experiences. You’ll be treated to behind-the-scenes tours of cutting-edge work environments, learn from the cities’ best entrepreneurs and get a peek into new product developments and innovations.
We agree with NewCo that in order to truly have that “lightbulb moment”, it’s imperative to receive the inspiration you need in order to turn that lightbulb on. That’s where NewCo comes in. By attending this event, not only will your entrepreneurial juices be stirred, but you’ll receive invaluable, actionable advice given by the biggest innovators on the tech scene.
We want to make it easier for our .COers to attend NewCo. As part of our community you’ll get a 30% discount on tickets with the promo code `DotCo30’ Register here.
.COers will also receive special perks through the membership program—we’re giving away 5 Gold/Unlimited passes for .CO members to each NewCo.co event in 2015 and 2016.
All company sessions have limited capacity and already filling fast. Secure your spot and choose your favorite ones. See what it is like to attend.
We’re super-excited for NewCo and what a game changer this festival is!