A big thank you to all of our sponsors
WordCamp Vancouver would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors. We are extremely grateful to them for helping to make this event possible!
Interested in what our students learn during their time here? Check out the TWD class website which has a showcase of current and past student projects.
BoldGrid is a website builder powered by WordPress. It is a free set of WordPress plugins, themes, and other content that allows site creation and management similar to non-WordPress website builders. By placing WordPress more in line with DIY site builder solutions on the market, our mission is not only to make WordPress more accessible and easy for beginners to utilize, but also automate and streamline typical WordPress tasks to provide a fast, creator-friendly platform that even web professionals will appreciate.
Experience WordPress as a website builder, including: free pre-built themes, drag and drop editing, integrated image banks, simplified photo editing, built-in staging, automated backups, and so much more.
BoldGrid will have you creating professional looking WordPress sites in minutes!
Bluehost has been a WordPress partner since 2005 and powers over 1 million WordPress sites worldwide. Their objective is to help customers, whether novice or pro, create a thriving online presence at an affordable price. With a team of in-house tech experts available 24/7, Bluehost dedicates time and resources to providing the best support and services in the industry. Join millions of other site owners and see what Bluehost can do for you and your online presence.
Jetpack is a free WordPress plugin that simplifies managing your sites. This single plugin enables Photon (a global CDN for images), uptime monitoring, brute force protection, traffic-boosting tools, single sign on, multiple-site management, and automatic or bulk plugin updates. Additionally Jetpack includes several features that help you customize the look and feel of your site without installing other tools. More information can be found at jetpack.com.
WooCommerce is the fastest growing eCommerce software/platform, powering over 30% of all eCommerce stores with over 1 million active installations. It is is built to integrate seamlessly with WordPress, making it the obvious eCommerce choice for existing WordPress users and connects you to the fast-growing WordPress ecosystem which now powers over 25% of all websites on the internet.
With WooCommerce you can start with all the basic tools that any small business would need to start selling online, including product setup, payments, shipping options, and sales reports and as your business grows choose from over 300 premium add-ons available including additional payment processors, shipping methods, inventory systems and marketing tools anyone to sell anything, anywhere from real products and digital downloads to subscriptions, content and even your time.
In July 2015, WooCommerce was acquired by Automattic, the creators of WordPress.com which serves more than 15.8 billion pages a month and also the creators of other popular WordPress services including Akismet, Jetpack, and VaultPress. We look forward to growing WooCommerce to achieve even greater things together with Automattic.
RED Academy is a leading-edge design and technology school with locations in Toronto and Vancouver. Our programs are designed to be Radically Relevant to today’s tech industry; taught by seasoned industry professionals and working with real clients on real-world projects, RED exists to develop and support great people – the designers, developers, disruptors and entrepreneurs of tomorrow.
RED currently offers full-time and part-time programs in Web and Application development, UX and UI Design, and Digital Marketing. Visit the RED Academy website for more information.
GoDaddy’s mission is to radically shift the global economy toward small businesses by empowering people to easily start, confidently grow and successfully run their own ventures. With more than 12 million customers worldwide and 57 million domain names under management, GoDaddy gives small business owners the tools to name their idea, build a beautiful online presence, attract customers and manage their business.
DreamHost is a global Web hosting and cloud services provider with over 350,000 customers and 1.2 million blogs, websites and apps hosted. The company offers a wide spectrum of Web hosting and cloud services including Shared Hosting, Virtual Private Servers (VPS), Dedicated Server Hosting, Domain Name Registration, the cloud storage service, DreamObjects, and the cloud computing service DreamCompute. More information can be found at http://dreamhost.com.
WPML allows users to translate everything in the site, including content, menus, widgets and even theme and plugin texts. WPML powers over 500,000 commercial websites from all over the world.
More information about going multilingual can be found at WPML.org
We are looking for talent. If you are a smart programmer you are welcome to contact us here: http://wpml.org/home/were-hiring/.
Plesk simplifies web management activities to align with the way infrastructure is used today for hosting websites and web applications. A widely used web management solution, Plesk provides everything a web professional needs to set up a website quickly and securely – including a WordPress Toolkit, an easy-to-navigate control panel, server level automation, supportability tools, and complete protection with our server-to-site security core.
Sparkjoy Studios is a Vancouver web agency focused on client relationships that function like partnerships. We create web assets and craft people and search-friendly content for our clients. Sparkjoy specializes in using WordPress for web content management, and as a framework for custom plugins and web applications.
Prospress build internet things on WooCommerce to help people prosper with WordPress.
Our flagship product, WooCommerce Subscriptions, is used to sell everything from small batch, award winning coffee to eco-friendly craft boxes for kids. It’s used to sell energy food to elite athletes, salsa dancing lessons, carbon offsets, pet food, socks, soap, and dental supplies that also help improve the oral health of people who can’t access the dentist.
We’re proud to create open-source software used by thousands of inventive entrepreneurs.
Clever Banana Studios Inc.
Clever Banana Studios Inc. is located in Burnaby, BC. We offer affordable brand identity solutions for small businesses and nonprofits in North America. Our services include graphic design, website development and online marketing.
Eggbeater Creative Inc.
Eggbeater is an established Vancouver graphic design and website design studio. We specialize in creative solutions for branding, print design and websites—and we’ve been doing it for just shy of 20 years.
A boutique, high-touch and experienced studio, Eggbeater mixes together creative thinkers with smart programmers all under one roof from our location in Vancouver, Canada. We provide a comprehensive all-in-one solution for all your design needs.
StickerGiant prints high-quality stickers and labels. They have the best customer service, quick turnaround times and free custom shapes using state of the art laser cutting. Every sticker has a story. Want to share your story today? They’re waiting to hear from you.
GreenGeeks is an independently owned and operated green web hosting provider since 2008. GreenGeeks specializes in managed WordPress hosting making hosting WordPress websites easy with automatic 1-click install, managed updates, enhanced security, blazing fast website performance and 24/7 U.S. based support.
Interested in sponsoring WordCamp this year?
Check out our Call for Sponsors post for details on how you can help make this year’s WordCamp the best it can be!