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WordPress Community of Cape Town readies for WordCamp 2015

WordCamp Cape Town is the annual conference for the WordPress community of Cape Town, South Africa. With an expected attendance of 400 individuals from all sectors of society and business, this year’s WordCamp promises to be engaging, educational, and full of moments to remember. The host of international and local speakers will provide excellent content in the form of practical workshops and regular sessions, with everything being focused on WordPress and the development of the web.

WordPress Core Contributor Hugh Lashbrooke discusses the core content and purpose of the two-day conference scheduled to take place at The River Club in Observatory on September 10-11, 2015:

  1. What is a WordCamp? Who should attend it and why?

WordCamp is organised by the WordPress community for the WordPress community. It is a conference focused on all things WordPress and is relevant to everyone from new users to experienced developers, designers and everyone in between. If you are even remotely interested in WordPress then WordCamp is for you – it is not only a great place to learn from some of the most influential people in the WordPress community, but also to meet plenty of new and interesting people who share similar passions.

  1. Who organizes WordCamp in South Africa?

WordCamps all over the world are organised by ordinary community members. WordCamp Cape Town is organised by a few members of the local community, headed up by Hugh Lashbrooke of WooThemes.

Hugh Lashbrooke of WooThemes
Hugh Lashbrooke of WooThemes
  1. What to expect from this year’s WordCamp? What is the core content of the two-day conference?

At this year’s WordCamp Cape Town, you can look forward to a full day of practical and instructive workshops followed by a second day of equally instructive and highly motivational talks about WordPress, the community, the impact it is having on the world, and what you can do to get involved.


  1. What are the benefits of participating in a WordCamp? Any tips for first-timers?

Aside from the huge learning opportunity, one of the primary benefits of attending WordCamp is the opportunity to mingle with 400 industry professionals from all walks of life. The conference will be a lot of fun with plenty of time to hang out, get to know each other, and make valuable connections that will boost your business.

  1. How can one participate in WordCamp Cape Town?

The best way to participate is to book your ticket and come along to the conference.

Tickets are on sale right now for R450 and there’s no doubt that you will get more value for your money than ever.

  1. How can one support/sponsor WordCamp Cape Town?

If you would like to help make WordCamp Cape Town a reality, then we welcome sponsorship from companies who would like to be involved in the local WordPress community. To get involved as a sponsor, you can apply here where you will find details of the sponsorship packages available.


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