Sponsors

Our Sponsors

Outstanding Sponsor

Bluehost

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

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

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 Sponsor

GoDaddy

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 Sponsor

WPML

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

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.

Platinum Sponsor

Pantheon

Pantheon is the website management platform top developers, marketers, and IT use to build, launch and run all their Drupal & WordPress websites.

Pantheon includes all of the tools professional developers need to build best-practice sites—like staging environments, version control, backups and workflow. Powering 80,000+ sites with hundreds of millions of page views, Pantheon’s container-based infrastructure allows you to launch websites faster, without worrying about traffic spikes, security or performance. It’s free in development. You can scale in software on the same infrastructure from day one, and never touch a server again. Create your free account now!

Code School

Code School is an online learning destination for existing and aspiring developers. With more than 45 courses covering JavaScript, HTML/CSS, Ruby, Git, iOS, and more, Code School pairs experienced instructors with engaging, high-quality content inspired by its community and network of partners. For more information, visit www.codeschool.com.

LiquidWeb

Liquid Web Inc. is a privately held, managed web hosting company founded in 1997 with three wholly-owned data centers in Lansing, and a fourth location in Scottsdale, AZ. As a leader in the professional web hosting industry, we have an unwavering dedication to providing the best hosting products available and premium customer support.

Gold Sponsor

InMotion Hosting

Founded in 2001, InMotion Hosting is one of the premier providers of web hosting worldwide, with a consistent record of award-winning customer satisfaction due to their 24/7, proactive customer service. With a commitment to Open Source and a sponsor of WordCamps across the country for the past half-decade, InMotion offers WordPress users a great platform to power your WP site. Our backend technology combines powerful hardware to offer our customers continuous 99.999% network uptimes. We provide a variety of tools and technologies geared toward Word Press users, including auto-installs of WP, WP-CLI, and immediate Root access. It’s our goal to innovate constantly so that we continue to be among the most popular names in web hosting.

Silver Sponsor

iThemes – Backup Buddy

Since 2008, iThemes has been creating WordPress tools to help you build and grow your freelance web design business with WordPress.

The original WordPress backup plugin to backup, restore & move WordPress.

MainWP

MainWP brings full control to your WordPress management with a simple, streamlined interface that lets you control all your sites in a snap. Now schedule automated backups, monitor up-time, manage content and plugins across multiple sites with push-button ease.

MainWP is self-hosted, open source and free. You can download it directly from WordPress.org and take advantage of a cutting-edge, open-source solution that helps you get more done in less time. You get one central and intuitive Dashboard for 1-click updates, adding and editing posts and pages, and creating backups for all connected sites.

You can also broaden the scope of MainWP and make it your own using purpose-built Extensions designed to expand its capabilities. Choose from a wide selection of add-ons including backups, SEO, marketing, security, maintenance and more, MainWP gives you a powerful line-up of Extensions to choose from.

With MainWP, it’s time to make WordPress management effortlessly efficient.

Sucuri

Sucuri gives website owners peace of mind with solutions that prevent hackers from abusing websites, and professional response services to those compromised. Sucuri is dedicated to researching the latest and emerging threats affecting websites like yours.

Website security should be attainable for all website owners; we focus on making that a reality. Get back to running awesome WordPress websites. Our services are built around three principles – People. Process. Technology.

Twitter: @SucuriSecurity
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SucuriSec
Website: http://sucuri.net

Accusoft

Accusoft’s patented technology provides you with advanced document viewing, image compression and other image processing tools to use on your site. Our WordPress Accusoft Cloud Services Viewer plugin is compatible with hundreds of different file types and across multiple platforms, providing you with a flexible way to streamline your document viewing and sharing. View, annotate, redact, search, and sign documents, quickly and easily directly in your web browser. The Prizm Image WordPress plugin compresses images up to 70% without loss of quality to save space and improve page load times on your site. Get viewing, compression, conversion, barcode recognition and OCR with Accusoft Cloud Services! Learn more at www.accusoft.com.

.CLUB Domains

.CLUB Domains is the award-winning registry behind the new top level domain name extension, .CLUB.

There’s never been a better time to be a part of a club. Now you can get the perfect yourname.club web address – a URL that has meaning and marketing value… a URL that immediately tells the world you are about people sharing a common interest, whatever that passion may be. Nearly 300,000 .CLUB names have already been registered by passionate businesses and individuals including actual clubs of all types, bloggers, startups with membership or subscription models, and anyone building a community around an interest, product or service. For more information please visit www.get.club

ServerPress

If you have been designing or developing for any length of time, you know that working locally is the way to go. Not only is it faster, but it is also far more secure. Typically, setting up a local environment is time consuming and difficult. DesktopServer, from ServerPress.com, makes it simple to create local WordPress sites in just a matter of a few clicks (and a few seconds). With DesktopServer you can design, develop, and deploy WordPress solutions quickly and easily. It is the ONLY localhost server that integrates WordPress with Adobe® Dreamweaver®, Panic’s Coda, and PHPStorm. DesktopServer Limited comes complete with WYSIWYG features, support for multi-site, ability to quickly create and utilize import and export (deployment) of archive files such as BackupBuddy, Duplicator, BackWPUp, BackUp WordPress, InfiniteWP & ManageWP, custom blueprint creation, and much more. Our Premium membership provides industry leading Premium Personalized Support, Assisted Deploy, Direct Deploy capabilities, access to and support for our Premium Plugins, including a complete CLI functionality. This feature-rich and fully extensible software will streamline web design and development workflow for beginners and experts alike.

Bronze Sponsor

Purple, Rock, Scissors

Purple, Rock, Scissors (PRPL) is an Orlando-based digital creative agency, a home of strategists, creatives, and technologists. They thrive on delivering best-in-class experiences and innovation, with services spanning omnichannel digital strategy, business intelligence consultation, goal-driven design and development, content strategy, and full-service online marketing. Employing a full-time staff of 50, PRPL is headquartered on the 20th floor of the Chase Plaza building in Downtown Orlando, widely considered to be the epicenter of Central Florida’s tech scene. The agency’s portfolio of global clients includes tech media, healthcare, education, e-commerce, and consumer products industries.

SiteGround

SiteGround, with over 11 years in the business, provides managed WordPress hosting that does not miss a thing! Their servers, available in 3 different data centers across the world, are optimized for ultimate WordPress speed and security and they provide many goodies for the WordPress fans – automatic updates for the core WordPress and its plugins, WordPress SuperCacher for ultimate speed acceleration, staging tool for the coders and unique WordPress autoinstaller for the starting users – all crafted in-house by the SiteGround team. And still they do not forget the importance of the good old standard hosting features like the domain name registration, the email service, control panel and the reasonable pricing. They also have a support team that is not only available 24/7 by phone, chat and ticketing, but consists of WordPress enthusiasts who will help you with specific WordPress issues. SiteGround has been actively involved with the community speaking, supporting and attending various WordCamps around the world and by sponsoring WordCamp Orlando, they want to further contribute to the amazing WordPress community.

WooCommerce

WooCommerce is the world’s most popular eCommerce platform. Powered by WordPress and built by WooThemes, the goal of WooCommerce is to allow you to sell anything online – beautifully. You can integrate with payment processors, easily manage shipping methods and inventory, set up flexible tax rules, and view detailed store reports all from your WordPress dashboard.

With a free core platform and hundreds of premium add-ons available, WooCommerce allows you to set up an online shop with functionality catered to your store’s needs.

Highforge

Highforge is a digital services agency and Google Certified Partner that builds online businesses and occasionally saves the digital day for a client. Our specialties are WordPress, WooCommerce, Shopify, Python, branding, digital marketing, Catan and Tequila. We’ve been building commercial sites with WordPress since 2005.

ManageWP

Managing websites can be a nightmare. Updates, login credentials, backups, migrations – if you keep an eye on more than one site, you know what I’m talking about. That’s why we decided back in 2010 to build a service that automates a lot of your daily routine so you could focus on things that matter.

ManageWP lets you to manage all of your websites from one, easy to use dashboard. You can log into any website with a single click. Updates from all of your sites are compiled into a single list. Scheduled backups make sure you have an up-to-date backup archive in case your websites need to be rescued. Clone Wizard lets you deploy your website from one server to another in a matter of seconds. ManageWP has everything a true WordPress professional needs, like security scans, uptime monitoring, SEO, plugin & theme management, analytics, sub user access, content moderation, and a lot more. Pretty much the only thing you need and we don’t already have are rainbow unicorns, due to licencing disputes.

Yoast

At Yoast, we optimize websites. Not just one aspect of websites, but every aspect. Making sites more usable, easier to navigate, faster and more reliable. In other words: we make websites work. For the owner ánd the visitor. The added bonus is that if you do all that right, a website becomes easier to find as well.

With over 4 million active installs Yoast SEO is the most popular SEO plugins around. And there’s more!

To help people create awesome websites we offer: plugins that make optimizing and analyzing websites easy as pie; website reviews that provide an in-depth analysis and lots of practical tips; online courses and eBooks that give people the skills and the knowledge to start improving their own site.

Facebook: facebook.com/yoast
Twitter: twitter.com/yoast

White Glove Web Training

White Glove Web Training was formed with the purpose of providing customized training and support to business owners and hobbyists looking to build, edit, and maintain websites. Kim Shivler M.Ed., the founder of White Glove Web Training, has over 20 years experience as a technical trainer, writer, and support specialist.

After taking a hiatus from technology topics, in 2012 Kim returned to teaching technology helping entrepreneurs, small business owners, and hobbyists build websites. Along with working one-on-one with students and teaching live classes, Kim has supported her students using online courses and membership websites.

White Glove Web Training continues to support small businesses with their WordPress training and support needs. Personally, Kim has combined her experience building online courses with her Master’s Degree in Education and teaching experience to focus on helping others Build Online Training Courses.

WP Engine

WP Engine is the leading managed hosting platform for websites built on WordPress, providing best-in-class security, performance and premium support to more than 20,000 customers.

Businesses large and small have come to rely on WP Engine’s exceptional customer service team that specializes in solving problems ranging from troubleshooting plugins, making themes scalable, and mitigating site migration headaches.

Developers love WP Engine because they know that the ‘WP Engineers’ understand the challenges of developing WordPress sites, and have built an entire development toolkit with features like the one-click staging area, and .git for version control and deployment. Customers of all kinds trust WP Engine because they know how easy it is to set-up an account, build a WordPress site, and rest easy because a real human is always available to help with technical issues.

In-Kind

WP Valet

WP Valet — The Next Level of WordPress Care

We provide high-end managed WordPress support. Our team specializes in ongoing care, custom development and migration services.

Our team of WordPress experts provides you with the best managed site care available. After your website is launched, it needs ongoing and preventative care to work flawlessly. Our aim is to fix problems before you even know they exist, and ensure everything on your site always looks beautiful. We work closely with our clients to monitor their sites, address their needs, and provide around-the-clock support. We make sure your needs are always cared for promptly, and with the best technology solutions available.

Our full-service team provides managed website support, we build custom web applications, and we specialize in complex migrations. Get a world-class, professional experience like you’ve never seen before. Experience our “white glove service” and discover just how enjoyable a site maintenance company can be.

Sticker Giant

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.
stickergiant.com

Email: marketing@stickergiant.com

Every sticker has a story.

Grey Gorilla

Evermore

Evermore launches brand new, professional sites with robust features in a matter of ​days. Choose from 30+ beautiful designs and over 100+ vetted tools to power your organization’s web presence and know all the technical details—like hosting, maintenance, and security—are taken care of. Instead, you get the freedom to focus on what you do best! Evermore empowers you after your new site is live through education, training, personal support, access to great tools, and helpful content.

Seminole Pride Noble

Florida Family Owned Since 1927. Florida Family Grown. The Seminole Tribe of Florida and the Roe Family, are continuing to create fresh tasting, naturally pure & purely organic juices. The secret is that we hand-pick each piece of citrus only when it’s ready, never before and process using LEP (Low Energy Preservation), so that you always have the healthiest and sweetest tasting juice with nothing else ever added. Pure Juice. Pure Florida. Pure Family – Seminole Pride Noble, artisan crafted juice for four generations.

    No Added Vitamins or Minerals
    No Added Flavors
    No Added Sugar
    No Artificial Colors, Ingredients, or Preservatives
    Gluten Free
    Non-GMO
    Dairy Free, Soy Free, Tree Nut Free
    100% Vegan
    Fresh From Florida
    Cold-Pressed, Gently Pasteurized
    Minority Owned
    Orthodox Union Kosher
    Certified USDA & OTCO

Venue Sponsor

The Iron Yard

The Iron Yard is the world’s largest and fastest-growing code school. The company’s mission is to create exceptional growth and mentorship for people and their ideas through tech-focused education. The school offers full-time and part-time immersive programs in Back-End Engineering, Front-End Engineering, Mobile Engineering and Data Science. More than 600 people have graduated from The Iron Yard’s programs. Graduates of The Iron Yard’s 12-week programs are prepared to start new careers as software developers by graduation. The Iron Yard’s locations include 19 campuses in the U.S. and one in the UK. For more information, visit http://theironyard.com/.

Canvs

Canvs is a nonprofit coworking space for technologists and entrepreneurs dedicated to supporting Orlando’s startup community and expanding the entrepreneurial ecosystem by making it easier for anyone to start up. Our mission is to assist in the transformation of Orlando into a nationally recognized center for technology startups.

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