Even while we are all incredibly different in the things that we do and the ways that we do them, there is a single force that drives all of it: inspiration. Whether you’re an artist like a painter or musician, a laborer who puts their all into every muscle moved, or a white-collar worker tapping furiously on a computer keyboard, each of us needs a motivating reason to be better at what we do.

No matter your goals for the new year, getting pumped up about them is the first important step in being a better, more effective you in the months and years to come! To give yourself a motivational boost, check out these four events in 2013 to get inspired:

1. Future Insights Live

4 Events in 2013 to Get Inspired

The grand web design conference series, Future Insights feature a wide range of topics including hottest web & mobile development, design, and business topics.hottest web & mobile development, design, and business topics.

When and Where: If Future Insights, set to be held from April 29 – May, 2, 2013, isn’t enough to get you inspired, you can always turn to its host city of Las Vegas for a little boost in the motivation department. Check out Cheaphotels.org for great rates around the city and stay a while!

2. Day of Inspiration

4 Events in 2013 to Get Inspired

For the sixth time in as many years, the Day of Inspiration event is set to draw people from around the world who want 2013 to be their year for both personal and professional prowess! From high-level business executives to non-profit leaders, and everything in between, this one-day event will feature talks from some of the most motivational speakers in the world, helping you to leave with new insight on what it takes for any of us to be successful – and new tools to get the job done!

When and Where: As if you need an excuse to pay a visit to beautiful Sydney, Australia, the Day of Inspiration event will be held in that city on February 13, 2013!

3. Art Paris Art Fair 2013

4 Events in 2013 to Get Inspired

The beauty of human capability can be a strong driving force in everything we do, making the 2013 iteration of the Art Paris Art Fair a great place to check out for inspiration! Offering a look at varying forms of art, this year’s event plans to focus in particular on Russian contributions to art in the 20th century, giving visitors a unique look at a rare history, and offering an artistic mental boost at every turn.

Whether something beautiful and thought-provoking is just what you need to take your own endeavors to the next level in 2013, or you’re an artist who needs a kick in the pants in order to get your creative juices flowing strong, there isn’t likely to be a better home for visual inspiration in 2013!

When and Where: Besides the inspiring international art to be found, attending the Art Paris Art Fair 2013 will allow you to enjoy the beautiful backdrop of Paris, France as a source of inspiration in and of itself from March 28 to April 1, 2013.

4. Technology Frontiers 2013

4 Events in 2013 to Get Inspired

Where CES focuses on how technology changes our home, the Technology Frontiers event aims to explore the specific technologies that are changing the way that we work, offering every attendee the kind of inspiration that can only come from that point where technology and science collide to produce amazing new tools that promise to take our professional endeavors to a new level. Get prepared to learn technology trends, web development and hosting news and many mire.

When and Where: The 2013 iteration of the Technology Frontiers conference will be held from March 5-6, 2013 at the Park Plaza Victoria hotel in London, England.

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