November 23rd, 2009
Over the years, people have called us a lot of names. Here’s your chance to help us with a new one.
In 2010, we’re bringing a cool new series of 2-day events to four US cities. We’re still putting it together, so I can’t share too many details.
I can reveal this: It’s gonna be about the best practices for designing web-based applications. It’ll have the kind of field-leading, edge-defining, top-caliber speakers you’ve come to expect from a UIE event, jam-packed with groovy case studies and inspiring insights.
It needs a name. Web App Thingy ain’t gonna cut it.
We don’t know what to call this 2-day thing. For lack of anything better, we keep calling it the “Web App Thingy”, but we’re dubious that’ll play well outside our walls.
Last year, we held our very successful UIE Web App Summit in Newport Beach. This event is on the same theme, but “Summit” didn’t seem right for something in four cities, where we’re coming to you, instead of you coming to us.
We’ve also done a “Roadshow”, but because we’re thinking this will have a whole bunch of great speakers, we thought this underplayed the real talent that’s coming along.
All-star Super Tour seemed pretentious. So, we’re at a loss as to what we call the thingy.
Give our Thingy a name. Win a free registration.
Would you like to come to our Thingy for free? If so, help us find a better name.
We’re holding a contest. If we like your name, you get to come for free. And 3 people who enter will win a free UI14 Proceedings and 2009 Web App Summit Proceedings Discs.
Send your entries (as many as you want) to firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight (EST) on December 4, 2009. Any ideas are good ideas.
We’ll pick three email addresses out of all the submissions at random and send each one our UI14 Conference Proceedings and 2009 Web App Summit Proceedings Discs.
And, if we love your event name enough to use it, you can be our guest at the Web App Thingy (or whatever you called it)! How cool would that be?!? (You’ll walk around the event, pointing at every badge, sign, and napkin, telling everyone around you, “I came up with that!”)
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