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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 how to make great creative work in the Age of Distraction. Her latest book is Unsubscribe: How to Kill Email Anxiety, Avoid Distraction, and Get Real Work Done. Her previous works include the 99U’s own bestselling book series: Manage Your Day-to-Day, Maximize Your Potential, 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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