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Coffee sponsored by our friends of Storyblok.

Without the support of our amazing partners, SmashingConf would not be possible.

Sponsoring a Smashing Conference gives you the opportunity to connect with talented developers, designers, and influential speakers from all over the world. You’ll meet potential clients and new employees face to face and you can run live demos of your services and products to 300 potential partners and customers. Be a part of our truly great conference experience!


If you are thinking about becoming a partner, let us know! We’ll get back to you as soon as possible, with all available options and everything you would need to know to get started right away. We would love to have you on board!

Mariona, taking care of sponsors and U.M.A., Darwin OS & Linus, her furry friends!


  • Storyblok


    Storyblok is cloud-native headless CMS that enables developers to build standout content experiences faster by working off their preferred technology, developing faster with our powerful APIs, and easily extending their CMS with any third-party solution.

    Storyblok's intuitive visual editing experience, robust content management solutions, and omnichannel publishing capabilities empower marketers and creatives to drive global, personalized marketing strategies across all channels.

    Storyblok is the only CMS recognized as Customers’ Choice in Gartner's Peer Insights 2023 report.

    Kickstart a new CMS project with your favourite technology.

After Party

  • SpeedCurve


    See how people experience the speed of your website, then identify and fix performance issues. Companies of all sizes – including BBC, Trivago, GOV.UK, Zillow, and Shopify – use SpeedCurve to monitor and improve their web performance.

Speaker Dinner

  • Netlify


    At the forefront of composable web development, Netlify is used by more than 3.3 million web developers and businesses. The Netlify platform provides modern build workflows, serverless functions, and a global multi-cloud Edge network that delivers the most performant, secure and scalable sites, stores, and applications.

    On the web
    On Twitter

Silver & Jam Session

  • Supernova


    Design Systems made easy.

    Supernova is a comprehensive design system platform that empowers companies to effectively manage, scale, and distribute their design systems. With its end-to-end approach, Supernova streamlines the entire design system process, from design to code, documentation, and automated delivery.

    By consolidating all aspects of a design system in one platform and integrating with popular tools like Figma and Storybook, teams can save resources, drive adoption, and empower their existing workflow.

Barista Coffee

  • Virtual Identity

    Virtual Identity

    Human Centered Business Growth

    We help brands transform business challenges into digital opportunities, offering effective solutions for clients such as Siemens, Roche, Caritas, and BMW. Immersing ourselves in the world of users ensures that our solutions address real-world needs. Founded in 1995, we have hundreds of digital experts working all over Europe on local to global scale projects.

Live Captioning

  • Balsamiq


    Quick and easy wireframing for everyone!

    Balsamiq Wireframes is the industry-leading rapid wireframing software that combines the comfort and simplicity of paper sketching with the power of a digital tool, so your work is easier to share, modify, and get honest feedback on. Wireframes look like sketches, so stakeholders won't get distracted by little details, and can focus on what's important instead.

    Balsamiq will take care of the captioning during all 2023 in-person conferences. ❤️

Networking Partner

  • Cozy Juicy Real

    Cozy Juicy Real

    Cozy Juicy Real: Deeper Connections Disguised as a Board Game.

    Connect with the Smashing community — play Cozy Juicy Real — the online board game with a very un-game-like purpose… to kindle fun and connecting interactions.

    You’ll get to know others in the community and - who knows - you might meet your next client, collaborator or cofounder in the process. 😉
    Meet you on Day 1, online!

Media Partners

  • Neon Moiré

    Neon Moiré

    Neon Moiré is a curated event guide of the world's most interesting design-driven conferences and events on our digitized world. The agenda focus on the disciplines of graphic, digital and interaction design, creative coding and design film, and gives an overview of the top design summer schools.

    Next to the agenda they interview organizers and speakers in written form as well as in our podcast the Neon Moiré Show. A project by graphic designer Thomas Dahm.

  • German Tech Jobs

    German Tech Jobs

    GermanTechJobs is the first German IT job board built with Software Engineers in mind. The main goal of the company is to bring more transparency, openness and diversity to the German IT market.

    GermanTechJobs is not only for Developers but for everyone working in the IT industry: Engineers, SAP and System Admins, Product Managers, QAs and UX/UI Designers!

  • Awwwards

    Awwwards is the leading digital design platform, recognizing the talent and effort of the best web designers, developers and agencies in the world. It's a meeting point, where creative professionals from across the globe find inspiration, impart knowledge, connect, and share constructive, respectful critiques. “Always questioning”, “always evolving”.

    awwwards hold their digital thinkers conferences every year in iconic cities across the world, bringing together Digital Designers, Creative Coders, CEOs, Founders, Artists and Visionaries to attend talks and workshops from international agencies and leading tech brands, alongside valuable opportunities to connect and build strong networks across the industry.