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Frequently asked questions

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When is Litmus Live 2018?

  • Litmus Live London: August 21
  • Litmus Live Boston: September 17–19
  • Litmus Live San Francisco: November 8–9

Do I need to be a Litmus customer to attend?

Nope! While we love to have Litmus customers attend, we welcome anyone that works with email. Litmus Live is not a user conference—which means that sessions are packed with useful, real-world advice applicable to many different platforms and approaches to email creation.

When will Litmus Live tickets go on sale?

We expect tickets to go on sale in late March or early April. Sign up for Litmus Live emails to learn about tickets, speakers, and more.

How much does it cost to attend Litmus Live?

Each location has a different schedule, which is reflected in the ticket price:

  • Litmus Live London: £500 (£350 early bird)
  • Litmus Live Boston: $1,395 ($995 early bird)
  • Litmus Live San Francisco: $1,195 ($995 early bird)
  • Optional workshops: $695 each

We recommend factoring full-price tickets into your budget, since early bird tickets sell out fast. Rather than being time-bound (i.e. the price valid until a specific date) early bird tickets are quantity-bound, meaning we offer a limited quantity of discounted tickets for each city which are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. In some prior years they've sold out in 10-15 minutes.

Travel and hotel are additional costs. You can expect to see a discounted group rate in the conference room block around $250-$300 per night. Other ways to save on travel are to double up with team members or find less expensive nearby accommodations.

Do you have free, discounted, or non-profit tickets?

Litmus Live is a bit different from typical conferences—in lieu of traditional sponsorships to fund the events, we finance our effort through ticket proceeds. Planning the conference without sponsors allows us to curate pitch-free content, but also means we're unable to provide complimentary or discounted tickets. However, we do provide a 10% discount to groups of 3 or more from the same company who register together.

There will be multiple opportunities to snag discounted or free tickets: Sign up to receive Litmus Live emails to learn more.

Are group discounts available?

Yes. We offer a 10% discount to groups of 3 or more from the same company who register together.

How can I get budget approval to attend?

Convince your boss and make your case to attend the best email marketing conference of the year with our customizable Justify Your Trip guide.

What will I learn at Litmus Live?

Litmus Live is all about content: teaching designers, marketers, and strategists how to produce emails that look great, perform well, and engage audiences. With sessions covering innovative email development techniques, responsive design, content creation, testing strategy, production processes, and more, you’ll take away tips and techniques that have immediate impact.

To get an idea of what to expect, check out the 2017 agendas from Boston, London, and San Francisco or watch prior year highlights.

What is included in the ticket price? Are workshops included?

A regular session pass includes access to sessions; meals, snacks, and plenty of caffeinated beverages each day; plus admission to evening events. Workshops are not included in the ticket price. Optional workshop add-on tickets will be available for $695 each.

Workshop passes also include lunch and the workshop(s) you selected.

Are the conference sessions recorded?

All conference sessions are recorded, and attendees will receive slides and videos post-event.

How do I become a speaker at Litmus Live?

Speakers are selected through a formal submission process. Prepare your submission with tips and tricks for crafting the perfect proposal. Once you’re ready, gather your materials and submit your proposal.

Do you have sponsors at Litmus Live? What is patronage?

While we don't offer traditional sponsorships with booths and lead scanners, we do offer what we call the “patron program”. The patron program is bit different than a usual sponsorship.

Check out the Patronage page for more information.