No event at The Grand America is ever the same. Where would the fun be in that? So that you don't miss any of the fun, we're sharing a few more details. See you soon!Read More
Less than two weeks from now we'll be gathering to hear four amazing keynote speakers. Each of these keynote speakers had a big dream and were able to achieve it unconventionally. Our dream for you is to leave our conference with fresh perspective on not only what you want to achieve, but how you can realistically achieve it.
Curious who we've chosen to inspire you? Read on and prepare to have your mind blown.Read More
Packing for a conference is often an ignored task. Many of us procrastinate, tossing items into a suitcase shortly before we hop on a plane. But packing need not be stressful and can be fun.
What gear do you bring with you? A DSLR? A point-and-shoot? Do you need your laptop or tablet? What you bring depends on you--how you learn and what you hope to achieve. Here's some gear to think about bringing in your carry on as well as a packing list to help you plan and organize your clothes.Read More
We know you're ready to snag a spot to a Wednesday Night Dinner. It involves amazing people and delicious food, so who wouldn't be excited?
Here are the step-by-step instructions to guarantee you get a reservation when registration opens today at 12pm MST. Keep in mind that while individual dinners have limits on number of guests, there is room for everyone to attend a Wednesday night dinner. Be sure to have a couple of options, in case your first choice is already full.Read More
After a full day of inspiring speakers, attendees at this year's Alt Summit Winter in January will be treated to an elegant affair. Courtesy of Alt Summit and La Crema guests will be wined and dined while surrounded by fresh flowers, lavish linens, and proper everything inspired by Downton Abbey.
But the fun doesn't end there! More surprises and fun await attendees on at the mini parties on Friday night at the close of the conference.Read More
When we find something in our business that isn’t working, we have a great opportunity to develop an innovative idea. Challenges are fertile ground for creative thinking. Read how a funding challenge lead to the introduction of Friday night mini parties.Read More
Heading to Salt Lake City in 60 days for Alt Summit Winter 2015? Start getting to know our sponsors and other attendees now. How? Share your journey in images and in words. Three Alt Summit Winter speakers offer tips to calm any anxiety.Read More
It's Thanksgiving season. And you know what we're thankful for this year? Getting to be a part of this active, vibrant, creative community. The support, learning and enthusiasm that we see shared among this group of talented people wows us completely. Thank you, thank you!
We're incredibly excited to share with you the first round of speaker announcements for January!Read More
Can you believe it's less than 90 days until we'll all be in Salt Lake City? From now until then we'll be sharing details weekly, amping up the excitement. Be sure to sign up for our newsletter to get all the latest news first, like two opportunities to help shape Alt Summit Winter. Throw a mini-party with two of your friends. Lead a tour of Salt Lake City. Want to make Alt Summit Winter great? Don't wait too long.Read More
Hip, hip, hooray! Only 100 more days until Alt Summit Winter! Now is a great time to start thinking about things like designing business cards and confirming accommodations. It is also a wonderful time to start thinking about our amazing sponsors, and how you might like to work with them.
Speaking of those amazing sponsors, in the next few weeks, you will start to receive fun gifts straight to your mailbox. Who does not love some quality snail mail? I know I do! Last year the gifts included calendars, washi tape, cookie cutters, measuring spoons, gift tags, and more.
Wednesday Night Dinners
We have been getting fun questions about our ever-popular Wednesday Night Dinners. So here is a little update. Dinner info will be sent out via newsletter the first week in January. If this is your first Salt Lake City Alt Summit, you can read more about how those dinners work and get an idea for why everyone loves them here. Other questions? Visit our FAQs.
Attendee-Only Facebook Group
Share your excitement, meet fellow attendees, and make the most of your conference experience by engaging in the private Facebook group for Winter Alt 2015 now. If you have not received an invitation to join that group, go ahead and email Erin at firstname.lastname@example.org and she will get you set up.
Get Yours Before They Are Gone
But wait. What is that you say? You do not have a ticket yet? No problem, there are still a few tickets left, but only a few, so make a plan, get your ticket, and then give your bestie a high five because this is the year. This is YOUR year!
The Alt Team
Alright folks, we know you are excited for Alt Summit Winter, as are we. If you have a great idea you have been sitting on that would be perfect for Alt Summit, we want to hear it!
We are accepting submissions through this Friday so get those pitches into us ASAP. Check out the guidelines right here. Good luck, we can not wait to hear from you!
Mark your calendars, Alt Summit Winter (formerly known as Alt Summit in January) is happening January 21-24, 2015. Our flagship event has a reputation for revitalizing attendees, dazzling the senses, and launching successful collaborations. If you are a blogger, an entrepreneur, or a business creative, Alt Winter is where you want to be this January.
Today is the day you have been anxiously awaiting--the day Alt Summit Winter tickets go on sale. Registration opens today at noon Pacific time.
The block of rooms at the Grand America will open to confirmed attendees later this month. Confirmed attendees will receive an email communication.
Get a Visual Taste of Alt
Wonder what attending Alt Summit is like? Watch a video or two and see for yourself:
- Alt in Color filmed at Alt Winter 2014
- What Alt Summit Feels Like filmed at Alt Winter 2012
- The Mood at Alt Summit filmed at Alt Winter 2012
- Handmade Stories filmed at Alt Summit SF 2013
- The Shoes of Alt filmed at Alt Summit SF 2013
Apply to Be a Speaker
Interested in speaking at Alt Summit Winter? Or have a suggestion for an awesome panel? You can find all the details on how to submit your ideas here. Submissions not following the instructions will not be considered. Deadline is August 29.