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Introducing the 99U Pop-Up School: $149 Tickets on Sale Now

Are you ready to get your learn on? We're launching the first ever 99U Pop-Up School on Sept 18 - 20th, 2013. Tickets are now on sale!

For anyone who truly wants to make ideas happen, ongoing learning is essential. As philosopher Eric Hoffer has said, “In a time of drastic change, it is the learners who inherit the future.” That’s why we’re launching an incredible new event in New York this Fall: the first ever 99U Pop-Up School on Sept 18 – 20th, 2013. Tickets are now on sale for just $149 a day.

In addition to a killer lineup of talks from leading creatives and entrepreneurs each day, we’ll be offering a mix of mentor sessions, interactive workshops, and creative tool demos to get hands-on with the learning process. It’s going to be insightful, interactive, and intimate — a chance to learn from the best and the brightest in a totally new format. 


Learn how to build the creative career you want.

For this one-day creative careers intensive, we’ll focus on how to build and nurture an incredible career amidst a rapidly changing work landscape. On the Playground, we’ll be offering instruction on everything from the art of salary negotiation to Myers-Briggs personality testing to time management consultations. In the Lecture Hall, we’ll present talks and master classes from:

  • Scott Belsky // Head of Behance
  • Simon Sinek // Leadership Expert & Author, Start With Why
  • James Victore // Designer & Educator
  • Heidi Grant Halvorson // Associate Director, Columbia University Motivation Science Center
  • Ben Barry // Co-Founder & Designer, Facebook Analog Research Lab

Register for $149 now –>

ENTREPRENEURSHIP DAY // Thur Sept 19, 2013

Learn how to transform your start-up idea into a business.

For this one-day entrepreneurship intensive, we’ll focus on how to transform your start-up idea into an incredible business. On the Playground, we’ll be offering practice sessions for pitching your start-up, mentor sessions on business planning, plus a Start-Up Lounge for entrepreneurial advice. In the Lecture Hall, we’ll present talks and master classes from:

  • Alexis Ohanian // Co-Founder, Reddit
  • Neil Blumenthal // Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Warby Parker
  • Kathryn Minshew // Founder & CEO, The Muse
  • Patrick Buckely // Co-Founder, DODOcase
  • Craig Dalton // Co-Founder, DODOcase

Register for $149 now –>


Learn how to build a brand that resonates.

For this one-day brand + digital strategy intensive, we’ll focus on how create a loyal following for your brand in a digital world. On the Playground, we’ll be offering everything from a drop-in digital prototyping workshop to creative leadership consultations to personal brand sketches. In the Lecture Hall, we’ll present talks and master classes from:

  • Gary Vaynerchuk // CEO, VaynerMedia
  • Allison Johnson // Founder of West & Former VP Marketing at Apple
  • Jonathan Perelman // VP of Agency Strategy, BuzzFeed
  • Aaron Dignan // CEO, Undercurrent

Register for $149 now –>


We’re also offering an all-access, three-day pass. We already have less than 50 passes remaining, so we suggest purchasing yours soon if you want to join!

Register for a three-day pass for $399 now–>

Jocelyn K. Glei

A writer and the founding editor of 99U, Jocelyn K. Glei is obsessed with understanding how work gives our lives meaning. She has authored three books about work, creativity, and business, including the Amazon bestsellers Manage Your Day-to-Day and Make Your Mark. Follow her @jkglei.

Comments (4)
  • Dylan J.K. Vogt

    Sounds like a great and beneficial event! I think I’ll be attending TH and FRI🙂 Can’t wait!

  • Lex Evan™

    This sounds awesome! Signed up for TH. Can’t wait to go! =)

  • Nathan Rightnour

    How about one in Los Angeles?🙂

    • Sasha

      Unfortunately we are severely lacking the resources (read: $$$$) to do anything outside of NYC right now, and don’t believe in franchising it out. Come visit! You’ll love NYC!

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