When Matt Mullenweg put out the call to cities interested in hosting WordCamp US, we learned the criteria they would have to meet in order to qualify. Venues would need to seat approximately 1,000-2,00 people, have hotels within 3 miles of the venue, hotel costs for a range of budgets, and average flight costs from the West Coast, East Coast, Midwest, Mexico, and Canada.
Applications to host WordCamp US 2015 officially closed today. Six cities submitted applications to host the event, they include:
On the Make WordPress Community site, Cami Kaos says applications are being carefully reviewed and organizers of the host city will be contacted as soon as possible. Dates for the event won’t be given until a host city and venue is chosen.
Out of all the cities selected, I want WordCamp US to be in Chicago. I love Chicago and it’s a quick flight from Cleveland. The city also has awesome pizza. Take the poll below and vote for which city you think should host WordCamp US. This poll is only for fun and will not affect the outcome of the host city.
Wich city do you want to host WordCamp US?
- Phoenix (26%, 365 Votes)
- Philadelphia (23%, 323 Votes)
- Chattanooga (18%, 259 Votes)
- Chicago (18%, 254 Votes)
- Orlando (11%, 162 Votes)
- Detroit (3%, 47 Votes)
Total Voters: 1,410