Why Should I Attend?

The Most Comprehensive Umbraco Festival in the USA

The Umbraco US Festival is the only US-based Umbraco Festival bringing in Umbraco Masters and Professionals from all over the continental US and across the world. For two days, Umbraco developers and experts will come together for learning, networking, and exploration of the latest Umbraco innovations and features. Outside of Umbraco’s Codegarden, Umbraco US Festival is the most comprehensive Umbraco conference in the world.

The Information

Not only will speakers range from Umbraco Masters, Professionals, and Experts, but we will also have Umbraco HQ speakers as well, like the man who started it all, Niels Hartvig. What does this mean? This means that you will be getting news, updates, and feature training directly from Umbraco. When you attend Umbraco US Festival you’ll also:

  • Sharpen your Umbraco skills
  • Explore new features & technologies
  • Get key web development & business takeaways
  • Experience free-form Q+As with Umbraco HQ (including Niels Hartvig!)
  • Generate new ideas
  • Network with Umbraco professionals from around the world
  • Have a blast

Didn’t have the time or resources to make it to Codegarden? Don’t sweat it, we’ll cover it all at the Umbraco US Festival!

The Community

Umbraco is known as “The Friendly CMS”, and the Umbraco community embodies it. Attendees for the Umbraco US Festival range from web developers to marketers, designers to business owners, IT personnel to content editors, and everyone in between. You’ll meet a group of world-class tech and business professionals that help make each version of Umbraco better and more efficient for all! This is the place you want to be if you use Umbraco in any capacity!

The Networking

Not only will you be amongst Umbraco’s best and brightest if you attend, but you’ll also have opportunities to mingle and create lasting relationships with experts from all over the world. This means you’ll meet valuable resources for referrals and best-practices, as well as opportunities to collaborate on current or future projects. No matter your industry or relationship with Umbraco, you’re sure to make numerous connections during the festival, or during one of nights out in the city of Chicago.

The City

Simply put, not only is Chicago one of the greatest cities in the United States, but the world. From the beautiful views of the skyline to the miles of lakeside beaches, to the countless museums and endless list of sporting events, Chicago has something for everyone. Our hotel, The Robey, is located in the Wicker Park neighborhood that's filled with bars, restaurants and coffee shops that are sure to fit any attendee's idea of a great day / night out.