We’re happy to announce our sponsorship of WordCamp Asheville 2016, June 3-5!
Now on their third year, WordCamp Asheville is planning one of their biggest camps yet with over 325 attendees! We can’t wait to take in the breathtaking views, fresh mountain air, quirky Asheville vibe and tons of new WordPress ideas!
Keep an eye out for our very own evangelist, Adam W. Warner. He’ll be the one wearing the “Secure Your Word” t-shirt!
Prestige Conference was held immediately following WordCamp Minneapolis, and just a few blocks away at the University of St. Thomas, allowing many WordPressers, such as myself, to pull a double feature in the friendly city of Minneapolis. If you’re not familiar with Prestige, it’s a premium business and career development conference. While not exclusively a WordPress event, the speakers and attendees were predominantly from the WordPress space, offering their familiar flavor of camaraderie and open-source collaboration.
This past weekend I attended WordCamp Minneapolis at University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs in downtown Minneapolis. WCMPLS was one of the larger camps I’ve attended this year, and provided some of the best talks and landscape.
WCMPLS participated in the growing trend of hosting a Foundation Friday. “Unlike the normal conference tracks, these are full-day hands-on learning sessions. If you’re new to WordPress, you can get up to speed before WordCamp. If you’re a graphic designer or programmer who wants to work with WordPress, you can acquire a solid foundation to get started.”
This year’s WordCamp St. Louis took place on the campus of Washington University. There, inside the Lab Sciences Building Castle at Washington University, the latest scientific developments from the WordPress community were discussed.
Lab Sciences Building
The talks at #WCSTL were facilitated through use of three classrooms and a large auditorium. I was fortunate to attend several of my favorite speakers’ talks. Among them were these gems:
We had the pleasure of attending WordCamp Maine this past weekend. It was held at the Maine College of Art; not only a beautiful venue, but one that inspired the same creativity and community that WordCamps are known for.
WordCamp Maine Location – Maine College of Art
Friday was Contributor Day. This was a chance for people new and experienced with WordPress to learn the many ways in which to contribute to the WordPress project.
The first round of @WordCampSD tickets sold out within hours of being announced and stunned us all. The second and final round sold out March 1, a mere week after opening sales. Unfortunately, it was also twenty-four days before I officially stepped into my new role as Product Evangelist at SiteLock. It was looking like I missed the boat. In this case, the boat would, of course, be the USS Midway; the majestic World War II era aircraft carrier-turned-museum permanently moored across the San Diego Bay from San Diego International Airport … and WordCamp San Diego.
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