Events

WPCampus Featured Image

When WordCampus was announced, some of our readers expressed concern that the event’s name is too similar to WordCamp US and would cause confusion. There was also concern that without being officially sanctioned by WordCamp Central, the event would infringe the WordCamp trademark that is owned and protected by the (more…)

WordCamp Pune India

This post was contributed by Topher DeRosia. Topher has contributed to a number of plugins, spoken at many WordCamps, and is the lead of documentation for Easy Digital Downloads. He also operates HeroPress.com on the side. Last July, the lead organizer of WordCamp Pune, India asked if I would come (more…)

Tickets Featured Image

Tickets for the first annual WordCamp US are now on sale. Due to overwhelming popularity, tickets are being released in batches with the first batch selling out within hours. There are three types of tickets available for purchase. A full weekend pass for $40 that includes both session days as (more…)

Woo Commerce Meetup

The WordPress community summit will take place on December 2-3, 2015, in Philadelphia, PA two days before WordCamp US. The summit will be held at Impact Hub Philadelphia, a co-working space where freelancers, entrepreneurs, and social innovators work together, share ideas, and build networks. Impact Hub is spacious and has dedicated (more…)

Pennsylvania Convention Center

When organizing teams in different cities applied to host WordCamp US earlier this year, they provided a substantial amount of information through the application process. While Philadelphia will host the event in 2015 and 2016, their application is not public information. Juliana Reyes, who writes for Technical.ly Philly, acquired and (more…)

SkiPress Featured Image

If you enjoy skiing and WordPress, mark your calendars for SkiPress, November 21-28, 2015. SkiPress is a week long excursion to Serre Chevalier, a ski resort in the French Alps. The cottage can hold up to 15 people where attendees can ski, discuss WordPress, develop code, or disconnect from technology. Bernard-Jacquet (more…)

Tony Perez of Sucuri

Over the weekend, I attended Prestige, a conference geared towards freelancers, entrepreneurs, and small agencies looking to grow their businesses. Unlike WordCamps, plugins, themes, and WordPress in general were rarely mentioned. Instead, sessions included high level topics such as, how to land enterprise clients, knowing when to move on to (more…)

WordCamp US Featured Image

Matt Mullenweg announced that Philadelphia, PA, will host WordCamp US December 4th–6th at the Pennsylvania Convention center. Philadelphia will also host WordCamp US in 2016, although no dates have been chosen yet. According to Mullenweg, “Having it the same place two years in a row allows us to keep logistics (more…)