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

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–>

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Jocelyn K. Glei

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As Editor-in-Chief and Director of 99U, Jocelyn K. Glei leads the 99U in its mission to provide the “missing curriculum” on making ideas happen. She oversees the Webby Award-winning website, curates the popular 99U Conference, and is the editor of the 99U books, Manage Your Day-to-Day and Maximize Your Potential.
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