A 3-day conference founded on inter-disciplinary sessions to support and inspire the growing Midwest design community.

October 1 - 3
Pittsburgh, PA

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Midwest UX Experience

I heard about the Midwest UX Conference from a couple of seasoned local UX designers at an IxDA Pittsburgh morning coffee hang-out in the spring of 2012. At that point, it was the second year of this affordable, regional conference-with-a-friendly-face. People seemed pumped to see it continue, build, and grow. As a junior designer, mid-transition from industrial… Read more.

Excursions: 11 More Reasons to Love MWUX15

From the moment we learned that Pittsburgh had been selected to host Midwest UX 2015, we knew this event could be more than just a conference. Inviting UXers like you from across the region meant this was an opportunity to show you Pittsburgh as you’ve never seen it, a first-hand experience of the city’s character… Read more.

Frontier: Building a compelling conference program

A conference is made of many parts, but certainly, the most important part is the program. And let me tell you, we have an awesome program! Over a year ago, as we were putting together our proposal to host the conference, we decided that our guiding theme would be “Frontiers.” We felt that one word represented… Read more.

New Hazlett Theater

Built in 1889, the New Hazlett Theater has a long history of changing with the times, much like the city of Pittsburgh itself. It’s been a music hall, a library, a sanctuary, a hub for the arts. And next year, this thriving and active community gem will be the primary venue for MWUX15. We can’t wait for you to see it.


By reputation, it’s the “Steel City.” But Pittsburgh today is hardly defined by that heritage alone. It boasts a stunning skyline, a trove of cultural gems, and a thriving economy of educators, caregivers, and pixelworkers. It’s the perfect backdrop for this year’s Midwest UX conference. Conference venues are located in Pittsburgh’s historic Northside and include a 126-year old theater, a Grand Hall and one of the nation’s top 10 children’s museums.


Midwest UX sponsorships provide companies with an opportunity to connect with 400 of the region's most talented thinkers and decision-makers. Choose from one of our sponsorship packages or create one of your own.