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Check out our Call for Sponsors post for details on how you can help make this year’s WordCamp the best it can be!
Big thanks to our sponsors. Please check out these companies who are helping make WordCamp 2015 possible.
Outstanding Community Sponsorship
Bluehost has been a WordPress partner since 2005 and powers over one million WordPress sites. Their goal is to provide outstanding hosting services and customer support for the best possible price. Bluehost is also constantly innovating and upgrading their services and infrastructure at no additional cost to their customers. Join the millions of other website owners that have already chosen Bluehost and see how they can help you with your site.
Jetpack is a free WordPress plugin that simplifies managing your sites by connecting to WordPress.com. This connection enables Photon (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 needing extra plugins. More information can be found at jetpack.me
WiredTree provides Managed VPS and Managed Dedicated Servers to WordPress users worldwide from our Chicago-based data center and offices. Every WT server is backed by 24×7 telephone support, ticket support with 15 minute average response times, and is fully managed and monitored by WiredTree to maximize uptime and minimize frustration. All servers come ready-to-run with cPanel/WHM and are optimized and security hardened with firewall and anti-spam out of the box. With experience in SSD technology, MariaDB, Memcached, WordPress plugins, server optimization, and LiteSpeed Web server, WiredTree can take your site’s performance to the next level.
Superb Community Sponsorship
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.
Splendid Community Sponsorship
WPML turns WordPress websites multilingual. It works with caching, SEO and E-Commerce plugins, and allows the building of complete multilingual sites. WPML powers simple blogs as well as corporate and enterprise sites.
WPML allows users to translate everything in the site, including content, menus, widgets and even theme and plugin texts. WPML powers over 400,000 commercial websites from all over the world.
More information about going multilingual can be found at WPML.org
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.
A2 Hosting a linux webhosting company based out of Ann Arbor, MI. We provide high-speed hosting solutions to individuals and businesses of all sizes. Host with A2 Hosting where Our Speed is Your Success!
Nexcess offers specialized WordPress-optimized web hosting solutions. Since 2000, Nexcess has been taking its many years of web hosting experience and using it to optimize their hardware and software environments. This in turn maximizes the speed and reliability of your WordPress website. They currently provide services in two wholly owned Michigan Data Centers, as well as in Miami, the United Kingdom, and Brisbane, Australia.
Whether your website requires a simple, shared hosting environment, a dedicated server, or an enterprise-grade cluster, Nexcess has a solution that will fit your needs while maximizing WordPress’ potential.
For more information, visit http://www.nexcess.net/wordpress/hosting.
Liquid Web, a managed web hosting company, offers a wide array of hosting solutions, including VPS, cloud, dedicated, and shared hosting plans. WordPress users will find our fully managed hosting solutions, built on powerful and flexible servers, ideal for hosting WordPress sites of all sizes. In addition, all of our fully-managed solutions come backed by our industry-leading, 24/7/365, on-site Heroic Support®. Our Heroic Promise features a comprehensive SLA with 59 second phone and live chat responses, 30 minute helpdesk responses, 30 minute hardware replacement, and 100% power and network uptime guarantees. With wholly-owned, state-of-the-art data centers in Michigan, Arizona, and Amsterdam, we provide true global reach and geographic redundancy. Whether your hosting needs are big or small, managed or unmanaged, shared, VPS, or cloud … Liquid Web is the perfect match.
build/create specializes in building custom websites and plugins powered by WordPress for customers and clients around the world.
3.7 DESIGNS is a strategic design agency focusing on turning great ideas into great design. Equipped with a unique design framework and methodology, we provide emotionally engaging design, usable websites and powerful functionality through the WordPress Platform.
We’re headquartered in the heart of downtown Ann Arbor, right above a brewery no less! (We only sample beers after hours… well, usually…) We’ve worked with clients across the United States and even a few worldwide. We’ve released our own products, lead local meetups, been mentioned in several books, held conferences and even hosted a podcast or two.
Transform your WordPress site into a powerful learning management system using LearnDash. Sell elearning courses, track user progress, deliver certificates, and much more!
Discover more at http://www.learndash.com
MACUL’s Special Interest Group for the Web
The Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL) is one of the largest non-profit organizations dedicated to technology in education in the nation. With 18,452 members and over 5,000 attendees at their annual conference every March, MACUL is a leader in helping teachers find effective ways to use technology within the classroom. MACUL helps to develop and strengthen partnerships at the corporate level, including Apple, Microsoft, and Google as well as maintain close ties to the Michigan Department of Education and other educational institutions in Michigan.
The Special Interest Group for the Web is a smaller group within MACUL that serves to highlight and provide opportunities for educators and students interested in wed design, management, and development here in Michigan. We are a group of people made up of teachers, administrators, technology directors, etc. The goal of SIGWEB is to help educators understand new tools and techniques that make publishing to the web democratic, and connect end-users and developers making development for the web more intuitive, and leveraging technology to make a web designer out of everyone.
Red Rock Barbecue
Red Rock Barbecue provides Ypsilanti, MI with mouthwatering barbecue and comfort foods made from ingredients of the highest quality.
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.