Thank You Sponsors: You Make WordCamp Possible

WOW! What am amazing positive response that Alison, Richard and I received from so many people yesterday. As our first WordCamp Halifax, we are so happy that so many amazing people attended the event yesterday. We’ll all be buzzing from the positive energy and new knowledge for days!

I’d like to send out another HUGE thanks to all the sponsors that helped make this event possible. Without your generous sponsorship, this event could not have been as amazing as it was.

Thank you sponsors!

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Thank You Volunteers: You Make WordCamp The Special Event It Is

Holy smokes, Halifax…. we did it! We made WordCamp a reality! Almost a full year of preparation went into making this conference come true. Rich, Tara and I would like to personally thank all the volunteers who took time out of their busy schedules to help us with everything from photography to taping down extension cords. Without you guys, Wordcamp Halifax wouldn’t have run as smoothly as it did.

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Welcome Lobster Wapuu: WordCamp Halifax’s Official Mascot!

On March 21, the WordPress Halifax Meetup held a vote to pick this year’s Wapuu out of four anonymous submissions. Through counted ballots, Lobster Wapuu Wabster won the hearts of those in attendance.

Wapuu is an open-source character created by Kazuko Kaneuchi, in which anyone can take her original design and regionalize or personalize it their tastes – just like WordPress! Continue reading “Welcome Lobster Wapuu: WordCamp Halifax’s Official Mascot!”

Ticket Sales Now Open!

YES! The day has finally arrived and it’s time to purchase your WordCamp Halifax tickets!

Your $25 registration will cover:

  • Catered lunch
  • Afternoon snacks
  • Fun swag
  • Entrance into the WordCamp Halifax 2017 After-Party.

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6 Reasons You Should Attend WordCamp Halifax

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”

Call For Volunteers!

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!”