Elementor, the most popular website builder plugin for WordPress with more than 5 million active installations, has postponed its upcoming DreamWeb event. The Israel-based company was set to host its first in-person conference on November 2, in Berlin, Germany, but has postponed it due to the circumstances following Hamas’ terrorist attack on Israel on October 7.
In 2022, Elementor hosted more than 400 meetup events. DreamWeb was set to be a one-day event at the Alte Münze venue with keynotes, knowledge-sharing, activities, networking opportunities, and an evening gala. Early bird tickets went on sale for 99€ in early October.
The event was postponed shortly after the attacks, with a statement on the DreamWeb page:
At Elementor we can’t ignore the devastation that has been experienced in Israel over the last few days. We’ve decided to postpone the Dream Web event and announcement of the ShowOff winner, until we return to calmer days.
We stand in solidarity supporting family, friends and fellow citizens.
Many of the company’s employees are based in Israel and have friends and family affected by the ongoing conflict.
“Guided by our values of putting people first, we are diligently taking every measure to ensure the well-being of our employees in Israel, all the while operating to continue our global work with and for Web Creators,” Elementor representatives wrote on the product’s Facebook account on October 15.
“Some of us are hiding with children in shelters as rockets are fired on our cities, and some managed to escape from the Hammas terrorists in the south of Israel to safer places. All of us, unfortunately, know someone who was murdered, or kidnapped.”
The DreamWeb event has been postponed indefinitely, and Elementor stated that “a new date will be announced as peaceful days return.”