Events for the web industry

happening in Newport, South Wales

About

A Web Design Conference For Wales

I love web design events – I’ve been to Future of Web Design and Future of Web Apps numerous times and have come away really motivated and excited.

However, I don’t get to go very often (too busy working in the business rather than on the business) and the cost of events seems to spiral each year.

What About Wales?

I always guessed that a decent web event would come to South Wales – I mean, we’re not clueless here! (no comment please). Hell, we’re not *that* far from Bristol. But, sadly, an event never seemed to appear which meant it was up to me to step up to the plate and do it (here is the original blog post where I launched this).

Luckily a load of great people pitched in to help make sure that Port80 2012 was a roaring success so, we’re back again for more this year.

Port80 Events & Localhost

The current format of Port80 is one main event each year and then three other evening events called “Localhost“. See all upcoming events.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Joel Hughes (El Organiser)

Upcoming Events

Previous Events

  • Summer Localhost 2014

    It’s hot out there…dang hot…but not as hot as the line up for the this month’s Port80 Summer Localhost coming up on the evening of the 20th of Aug here in Newport. For those of Read more »

  • Port80 2014

    Port80 is back for it’s third year on Friday the 16th of May 2014 here in Newport. We’ve got a awesome-tastic line up (see below). Ticket’s are flying out the door so if you want Read more »

  • Spring Localhost 2014

    Well, Christmas is done and dusted so let’s pull the veil off our first event of the year*: the Port80 Spring Localhost (as far as I’m concerned Feb is spring, hey! I’m an optimist!). In Read more »

  • Port80 / Handheld Mashup

    The 2nd best conference in Wales, Handheld, is landing in Cardiff next month and The Port80 Cherub has teamed up with ‘em to run the pre show event (on the evening before); this’ll be in Read more »

  • 2013 Summer Localhost

    It’s summer time….and the feeling isssss….port80! Yes, whilst some of you will be jetting setting off on hols, the #port80 cherub will be busy putting on the summer localhost event. Tickets are a measly £4 Read more »

Latest from the Blog

  • Port80 2014 – a roundup

    May 19th, 2014

    It was a customarily sunny and warm day in Newport(!) when lots of you hit town to hear from our amazing speakers. Joel did a terrific job or finding a combination of speakers who had Read more »

  • The Port80 2014 Offscreen Lanyard Comp.

    May 15th, 2014

    For all you Port80 2014 attendees coming to Newport tomorrow, we have a little competition for you… Above you’ll see what your lanyard will look like*. The squared box is for where you can write Read more »

  • Get the Port80 app

    May 15th, 2014

    Right you lucky Port80 people – you can now download the Port80 app! It’s got all the information you’re going to need about speakers, finding your way to the event and getting you safely to Read more »

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iTunes RSS Podcasts

  • #2 – Matt Andrews

    In this episode I chat to Matt Andrews who is web developer at The Guardian. Matt is involved into The Guardian’s push towards all things responsive and I first came across him via a great blog Read more »

  • #1 – Sarah Bray

    First up in episode 1 is the lovely & talented Sarah Bray. Sarah has her own personal website but also runs A Small Nation. At some point in the podcast I mention this page on her Read more »

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I got bored of waiting for a web conference (of the type I wanted) to come to South Wales, so (with the amazing help of Twitter), this is what we achieved.

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Latest from the p80 Blog

  • May 19th, 2014 - Port80 2014 – a roundup

    It was a customarily sunny and warm day in Newport(!) when lots of you hit town to hear from our amazing speakers. Joel did a terrific job or finding a combination of speakers who had Read more »

  • May 15th, 2014 - The Port80 2014 Offscreen Lanyard Comp.

    For all you Port80 2014 attendees coming to Newport tomorrow, we have a little competition for you… Above you’ll see what your lanyard will look like*. The squared box is for where you can write Read more »

  • May 15th, 2014 - Get the Port80 app

    Right you lucky Port80 people – you can now download the Port80 app! It’s got all the information you’re going to need about speakers, finding your way to the event and getting you safely to Read more »

View our Blog »