Future, the international media group and leading digital business, today announces (mt) Media Temple, the premium web hosting and cloud services provider, and Virb, Media Temple-owned website builder, as headline partners for Generate New York.
Taking place at New World Stages on 20th June 2014, the inaugural Generate conference in New York, presented in association with (mt) Media Temple and Virb will focus on the very latest technical and creative innovations in the world of web creation and design.
Powered by net magazine, the world’s best-selling magazine for web designers and developers, and Creative Bloq, the UK’s most popular design site, Generate has assembled a truly stellar line-up of speakers including independent designer and developer, Ethan Marcotte, content strategist and user experience designer, Karen McGrane, and artist and designer, Brendan Dawes.
Los Angeles-based Media Temple, which provides premium web hosting and cloud services to web designers, developers, digital entrepreneurs and innovators, and Virb, a website builder offering an easy-to-use, scalable platform for makers and content creators’ craft to live and grow online, will partner on the pre- and post-event, delivering a speaker session and running a workshop.
Charlie Said, Advertising Sales Director at Future, says: “We are delighted to be partnering with (mt) Media Temple and Virb at our inaugural Generate conference in New York. They are the perfect fit for our aim of delivering a truly innovative and inspirational event.”
Lilly Crick, Events Marketing Manager at Media Temple, says: “At (mt) Media Temple and Virb, we provide creatives with platforms to host and showcase their great ideas, and help them succeed online. That’s why we are particularly excited to partner with Generate NY as the conference truly creates the perfect stage to share some knowledge and best practices on how to make the web a better place, while getting inspired by some of the most brilliant minds in the web design industry.”
Generate New York follows on from the successful Generate London, which took place for the first time at the Grand Connaught Rooms in September last year. The second Generate London will take place at the same venue on 26th September, with further information to be announced in due course.
Launched in London in 2013, Generate (generateconf.com) provides a source of inspiration, education and networking opportunities for web designers and developers. Presented by net magazine, the world’s leading print and digital publication for web designers, and Creative Bloq, the UK’s most popular site for the digital design community, Generate is committed to building a diverse line-up of speakers with invaluable experience and knowledge. Generate New York was launched in 2014 and takes place at New World Stages (newworldstages.com/) in Times Square on Friday, 20 June. The second Generate London will take place at the Grand Connaught Rooms on 26 September.
About Future plc
Future plc (futureplc.com) is an international media group and leading digital business, listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: FUTR).
Future has been named Consumer Digital Publisher of the Year for three years in a row by the Association of Online Publishers (2011, 2012, 2013) and has been named the Professional Publishers Association Digital Publisher of the Year for two consecutive years (2012, 2013). Future is also the British Media Awards Media Company of the Year.
We have operations in the UK, US and Australia creating more than 200 publications, apps, websites and events.
We hold market-leading positions in Technology, Games, Guitar, Creative and Sport & Auto sectors.
We attract more than 57 million monthly global unique users to our websites, which include techradar.com, gamesradar.com, bikeradar.com and musicradar.com.
Future sold more than 19 million magazines last year, that’s 37 magazines sold every minute. Our most well-known brands include T3, Cycling Plus, Total Film, Mollie Makes and Xbox: The Official Magazine.
Future has developed its own app-creation software, FutureFolio. We produce over 100 digital editions, and have sold over 5 million digital issues in the last year.
Future exports or syndicates 218 publications to over 92 countries, making us the UK’s number one exporter and licensor of magazine content.
About (mt) Media Temple
From its inception in 1998, (mt) Media Temple (mediatemple.net) has been on a mission to help web developers, designers, digital entrepreneurs and innovators bring their ideas to life online. Media Temple was founded on the premise of hosting our customers’ great ideas, and we have been the hosting choice of creative professionals ever since. Over 125,000 people and businesses in 100 countries rely on our reliable and easy-to-use tools for web hosting, one-click WordPress installs, virtual servers, domain registration, business applications, and other cloud services to power 1.5 million websites. Our premium service model combined with our scalable technology allows us to focus on delivering only exceptional quality products and best-in-class, award-winning 24/7/365 customer support. Our clients range from top tier designers, popular blogs and online design communities, to global advertising agencies, artistic e-commerce meccas and brands like Red Bull, Nike, Diesel and Under Armour. With 230 dedicated, U.S.-based employees, Media Temple has been repeatedly recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in North America, and one of the best places to work.
Since 2010, website builder Virb (Virb.com) has provided over 17,000 creatives, makers and content creators with a customizable, scalable platform for their craft to live and grow online. Virb’s website creation tool kit, innovative feature set, and stunning pre-designed themes bring simplicity back into creatives’ digital lives by taking the work out of website building, thus allowing them to focus on making their great ideas happen. Virb’s curated partner integration also makes it easy to integrate with popular. online platforms without having to duplicate content. Virb’s customers range from musicians and photographers, to designers and illustrators.
Virb is a (mt) Media Temple company.