The Lead Organization team was floored with the number of speaker applications received for our first WordCamp lineup. After much deliberation we made a final list, checked it ninety-billion times and now we’re proud to announce our speakers and sessions!
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WordCamp Halifax is like any other event or conference, it can play a big role in marketing and networking for any business.
For the small business owner, entrepreneur and freelancers, you always want to be selective in where you place your marketing dollars. ROI is a concern and as a small Business Owner, your time at the event is a factor as well. After all, no matter your business or industry, as an Entrepreneur or Small Business owner, time is almost always your most valuable resource, money tends to be number two.
When picking and choosing where you spend your marketing dollars, you always want to be sure you are using them wisely to get your name and brand out in front of potential clients.
So, why should local business like you consider becoming a Micro Sponsor ($200 fee) of the WordCamp event in Halifax this May?
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Whether you are just starting your first WordPress website or have been using the platform professionally for years, there is one event in the WordPress community that you can’t afford to miss.
We’re talking about WordCamps. These are locally organized, 100% volunteer-run conferences that are hosted by the WordPress community, for the WordPress community.
If you’re not sure what you would get from attending a WordCamp, check out the list below for our top 7 reasons you should pack your tent* and make your way to a WordCamp near you. Attention Atlantic Canadians: WordCamp Halifax is happening May 27th and is the only WordPress conference east of Montreal. So, you know… attend! Continue reading “6 Reasons You Should Attend WordCamp Halifax”
Wapuu is a cute little critter designed by Kazuko Kaneuchi in 2011 for WordPress Japan and is the official mascot character of WordPress.
It’s distributed under the GPLv2 or later and can be modified by anyone to add regional flair or personality. This means that a new Wapuu design can be considered a ‘forked version’ of the original Wapuu as a symbol of the larger WordPress community. Since its introduction, it has taken the WordCamp scene by storm!
What would WordCamp Halifax be without a Wapuu of our own? We’re looking to local artists to come up with their interpretation of the little yellow creature. Submission deadline is … Continue reading “Wapuu Design Contest: What Will WordCamp Halifax’s Mascot Be?”
What’s WordCamp Halifax without people sharing what they know about WordPress with others?
We’re looking for speakers to inspire a variety of audiences for May 27. Speak independently, as a duo, or even suggest a panel topic we can wrangle you and some other speakers into! Continue reading “Call For Speakers”
Did you catch our hiccup blog post last week? We promise the site is now officially live! And we’re hitting the ground running, as we’re looking for volunteers for WordCamp Halifax 2017.
There are variety of tasks that await enthusiastic and friendly people. Be a part of shaping Halifax’s first WordCamp. Continue reading “Call For Volunteers!”
We’re still in the planning stages, but here are the details at the moment. With the efforts of the WordPress Halifax Meetup, this is shaping up to be an amazing inaugural event! Continue reading “WordCamp Is Coming To Halifax!”