UBM Tech Presents First Ever Designers of Things Conference

Wearable Tech, 3D Printing and the Internet of Things On Display Together for the First Time September 23-24, 2014

Dec 18, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Designers of Things, a new conference produced by UBM Tech dedicated to the exciting potential of wearable tech, 3D printing and the Internet of Things, today announced the dates and location for the first ever event. This two-day conference will bring together leading designers, developers, innovators and project funders to share ideas on building new devices and the road ahead for these technologies. Designers of Things will take place September 23-24, 2014 at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco, CA. Registration will open in May 2014. For the latest event news, please visit the official website, www.designersofthings.com and the Designers of Things Blog.

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"There couldn't be a better time to launch an event for the growing design and development community around these innovative technologies," explained Katie Stern, General Manager, Designers of Things. "Experts estimate that there could be more than 30 billion internet-connected devices on the market by 2020, many of these falling in the 'wearable' category. We're thrilled to produce the only event where you can see these interconnected areas of innovation in the technology capital of the world – San Francisco." 

Over the course of two days, attendees will have the opportunity to test the latest wearable technology products on the market, see and touch the newest 3D printers and their creations, meet with project funders, learn the state of the industry, future opportunities and how the Internet of Things will connect it all. Throughout the show, top designers and innovators will be sharing their stories behind product evolution, giving an insiders look into the nuts and bolts of funding, sourcing, product development and more.

For more information please visit: www.designersofthings.com

Connect with Designers of Things
Blog: http://blog.designersofthings.com/  
Twitter: https://twitter.com/dothingscon 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/designersofthings  
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Designers-Things-6551025?trk=my_groups-b-grp-v 
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/DesignersofThings  
Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/designersofthings/

About Designers of Things
Designers of Things is a new conference produced by UBM Tech that is dedicated to the abounding potential of wearable technology, 3D printing and the Internet of Things. Through in-depth educational programs, ground breaking technology demonstrations and unmatched networking opportunities, Designers of Things offers one of the most comprehensive and impactful meeting places for the technology design and development communities in the world. The Designers of Things flagship event will take place September 23-24, 2014 in San Francisco. For more information about this event, please visit: http://designersofthings.com/sanfrancisco/.  

About UBM Tech 
UBM Tech is a global media business that brings together the world's technology communities through live events, online properties and custom services. UBM Tech's community-focused approach provides it's users and clients with expertly curated research, education, training, community advocacy, user-generated content and peer-to-peer engagement opportunities that serve the Electronics, Security, Enterprise Communications, Network Infrastructure and Applications, Game and App Developers, and Tech Marketing communities. UBM Tech's brands include Black Hat,DesignConEE TimesEnterprise Connect, Game Developers Conference (GDC), HDIInformationWeekInterop, and Light Reading.Create, a UBM Tech full range marketing services division, includes custom events, content marketing solutions, community development and demand generation programs based on its content and technology market expertise. UBM Tech is a part of UBM (UBM.L), a global provider of media and information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion. For more information, go to http://tech.ubm.com; follow us on Twitter at @UBMTech.


For further information: Meredith Corley, Public Relations Manager, Meredith.Corley@ubm.com