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Partners

Shopify team at a Smashing Conference

Without the support of our amazing sponsors and partners SmashingConf would not be possible. Below you will find all the fantastic partners who are making SmashingConf happen.

If you think 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 Uma (her incredible dog!)
Mariona


Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

  • Deque Systems

    Deque Systems

    Deque Systems is a leading provider of web and mobile accessibility software and services. Striving to provide practical accessibility solutions that reflect real-world development environments.

    Deque works with a broad range of clients to not only fix their inaccessible content but to integrate accessibility into their existing design and development processes through the use of automation and training. The Deque agile approach to accessibility ensures that organizations that have the toolset to make large and complex websites accessible.


  • Indigo Design

    Indigo Design

    Create the best-in-class UI designs using our components & UX patterns in the expressive Indigo Design System with Sketch UI Kits.

    Add interactions & transitions and record & watch users interacting with your prototypes with real-time reports. With one click, generate high-quality HTML, CSS, and Angular code from your designs with no compromise.


  • Mozilla

    Mozilla

    Mozilla is a global community of technologists, thinkers and builders working together so people worldwide can be informed contributors and creators of the Web. Our mission is to ensure the Internet is a global public resource, open and accessible to all, where individuals can shape their own experience and are empowered, safe and independent.

    On the web
    https://mozilla.org/
    On Twitter
    @mozilla

  • Netlify

    Netlify

    Netlify is the simplest way to build, deploy, and manage web projects on the JAMstack. We're changing the way the web is built by collapsing the modern front-end development process into a single, simplified workflow.

    Confidently deploy static sites and apps in just a few clicks and integrate dynamic features and functionality as your projects become more sophisticated.

    On the web
    https://netlify.com/
    On Twitter
    @netlify

  • Shopify

    Shopify

    The Shopify Partner Program is for designers, developers, and creatives building websites, themes, and apps for clients using the Shopify platform.

    Our partner program is free to join and lets you experiment with the Shopify platform through unlimited test stores. For every client you refer; theme you design; or app you build, you’ll receive ongoing monthly income from Shopify. There are other perks too, like early access to new features, marketing materials, and access to a collaborative community of other Shopify Partners around the world.

    If you have any questions, we’ll be available to talk at our stand throughout the event. Looking forward to meeting you!

    On the web
    https://shopify.com
    On Twitter
    @shopify

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  • Microsoft Edge

    Microsoft Edge

    Introducing ModernIE, a set of free tools and resources from Microsoft to help you support Edge as well as previous versions of Internet Explorer.

    You can download Virtual Machines for Windows, Mac and Linux, test your sites on different browsers and scan your site for common coding patterns that could cause compatibility issues. Spend less time testing, and more time building what’s next.


Speaker Dinner Sponsor

Party Sponsor

  • SpeedCurve

    SpeedCurve

    At SpeedCurve, they focus on measuring the interplay between design and performance to help you deliver a great, enjoyable and fast experience to your users.

    They help developers, designers and managers demonstrate to the wider organization how fast (or not) the user experience is and how you compare to the competition, enabling you and your team to make better informed decisions.


Silver Sponsors

  • Balsamiq

    Balsamiq

    Balsamiq is the maker of Mockups - the rapid wireframing software that combines the simplicity of paper sketching with the power of a digital tool so that teams can focus on what’s important.

    Balsamiq is a small and personable company that competes on usability and customer service. Balsamiq believes work should be fun, and that life is too short for bad software.

    On the web
    http://balsamiq.com/
    On Twitter
    @balsamiq

  • Mode

    Mode

    Businesses use Mode to turn data into a force of gravity that brings people—data experts and domain experts alike—together to solve their hardest problems and drive action.

    Mode is an integral part of data science workflows at Lyft, Twitch, Intercom, Patreon, Shopify, and 700 other data-savvy organizations. Their headquarters are in San Francisco, but they come from all kinds of places and perspectives and work together to make a product—and their community—the best they can be.


  • Smartbear

    Smartbear

    SmartBear is behind the software that empowers developers, testers, and operations engineers at over 20,000 of the world’s most innovative organizations including Adobe, JetBlue, MasterCard, and Microsoft. More than 6 million people use our tools to build, test, and monitor great software, faster.

    Our high-impact tools are easy to try, easy to buy, and easy to use. These tools are backed by a team of people passionate about helping you create software that transforms our world. Those tools are SmartBear tools. That team is SmartBear.

    For more information, visit smartbear.com, or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook.


  • Stickermule

    Stickermule

    Sticker Mule is the fastest & easiest way to print custom stickers, labels, and magnets. If you are looking to order custom stickers, Sticker Mule is a fantastic option to consider. They also offer free online proofs, 4 day turnaround and free UPS shipping.


  • Twilio

    Twilio

    Twilio is a cloud communications platform for software developers to build, scale and operate real time communications in their software applications.

    Twilio powers the future of business communications, enabling phones, VoIP, and messaging to be embedded into web, desktop, and mobile software. We take care of the messy telecom hardware and expose a globally available cloud API so developers can interact with intelligent & complex communications systems.

    On the web
    https://twilio.com/
    On Twitter
    @twilio

  • UX Pin

    UX Pin

    UXPin is a code-based, digital product design tool that lets you build realistic prototypes, with the powers of code components, logic, interactive states and design systems. All in one place. UXPin gives you everything needed to design prototypes that feel like the real thing.

    Our mission is to enable the best user experiences by merging design and engineering into one world of better, faster product development. Currently, we’re creating a revolutionary technology that connects design and engineering, called Merge. Merge lets you import and sync code React.js components from Git repositories to the UXPin Editor.

    On the web
    https://uxpin.com/
    On Twitter
    @uxpin

  • Abstract

    Abstract

    Abstract is the design workflow management platform that empowers product design teams and stakeholders to seamlessly manage, version, and collaborate on design files. With Abstract, teams can version design files, present work, request reviews, collect feedback, and give developers direct access to design specs — all from one place.


Virtual Sponsors

  • Confwall

    Confwall

    Confwall is a quick and easy way to create your own conference wall with a schedule, tweets and custom content.

    We are very happy to use Confwall during our SmashingConf shows globally!

    On the web
    http://confwall.com/
    On Twitter
    @confwall

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


  • Techevents.online

    Techevents.online

    Too many Tech Events and too little time to attend? Watch your next Tech Event online!

    TechEvents.online provides a curated selection of videos from leading Tech Events about Saas, Big Data, Lean UX, Virtual Reality and many more subjects. Select your favorite Tech Event and watch it online.


  • Awwwwards

    Awwwwards

    The awards that recognize the talent and effort of the best web designers, developers and agencies in the world.

    A meeting point, where digital design professionals from across the globe find inspiration, impart knowledge and experience, connect, and share constructive, respectful critiques. “Always questioning”, “always evolving”.

    On the web
    https://awwwards.com/
    On Twitter
    @awwwards

  • Digital Agency Network (DAN)

    Digital Agency Network (DAN)

    Digital Agency Network (DAN) focuses on collaboration, knowledge-sharing, business support and exploration.

    Today, there are more than 500 DAN member agencies operating in 76 cities worldwide. All member agencies are amongst the market leaders in their respective countries in terms of creativity, with an impressive portfolio of campaigns and awards.


Community Partners

  • Product Thinking

    Product Thinking

    We are an education partnership, committed to real learning. We come together to discuss how can we become better product designers by using various forms of "Product Thinking".

    "Product thinking" is an awareness that gives anyone the ability to build better products. This awareness includes leveraging a set of skills and frameworks designed to give one the means to build services that are sustainable and valuable to customers. As part of the community work we help to organise various really cool and succesful meet-ups.