Sponsors

Outstanding

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.

Media Temple

From its inception in 1998, (mt) Media Temple has been on a mission to help people and businesses succeed online.

Over 125,000 customers in 100 countries now rely on Media Temple’s tools for domain registration, web hosting, business applications, virtual servers, and other cloud services to power more than 1.5 million websites. With 200 dedicated, U.S.-based employees, Media Temple takes pride in our 24/7 customer support. Our customers range from everyday people to top bloggers, creative professionals, and small businesses, as well as large enterprises like Starbucks, Adidas, Samsung, and Toyota.

More information can be found anytime on the web at http://mediatemple.com or on Twitter @MediaTemple.

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.

Jetpack

Jetpack can supercharge your self-hosted site with a suite of the most powerful WordPress.com features.

Superb

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.

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 13 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

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

Platinum

YIKES, Inc.

YIKES, Inc. is a web design and development company located in the vibrant Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia. YIKES specializes in custom WordPress theme and plugin development, site maintenance, eCommerce, custom-built web-based applications and more.

In addition to building great websites, YIKES is dedicated to sustainable business practices by observing the triple bottom line: people, planet, profit. YIKES is committed to building a more socially, environmentally and financially sustainable local economy.

Gold

Inverse Paradox

Inverse Paradox is a team of overly-caffeinated and incredibly talented designers and developers who create successful digital presences built on WordPress and Magento for a wide range of organizations and industries. “Inverse” is located in Penndel, Bucks County just outside of Philadelphia.

WebDevStudios

WebDevStudios is a website development company that focuses on custom WordPress website and plugin development, providing custom solutions for clients like Microsoft, WEtv, Discovery Channel, Wharton University, University of Pennsylvania, Kaspersky Antivirus and more.

The WDS team prides itself on the contributions it makes to the WordPress community and we love to create new and innovative features that change the way websites are designed and developed. Our team is passionate about the work they do and work extremely hard to ensure that our clients are happy.

We are a 100% distributed company, with headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, New Jersey, and Milwaukee, WI.

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 is based on Better Linux and combines with 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

LaunchDM

LaunchDM is an international dynamic media studio that combines the masterpiece status designs of our fine artists, with the industry-leading code of our developers, to assist companies of all sizes, and from all sectors, tell their stories in today’s world. We accomplish this by creating functional and ultra-creative digital and traditional solutions for our clients and their customers. Our team continually innovates new solutions and platforms for communicating our clients’ brands, always focused on leveraging our unique blend of skills and talents to help organizations realize their goals. LaunchDMinvests in the professional growth of our people to provide our customers with world- class artists, industry-leading developers, and highly educated account managers who deliver unparalleled customer service.

Philadelphia University

The Master of Science in User Experience & Interaction Design at Philadelphia University is an 18-month to 2-year program made up of 31-37 credits, depending on an applicant’s qualifications upon entering the program. This program is designed to prepare working professionals and recent college graduates to expand their careers into the rapidly moving fields of User Experience Design (UX) and Interaction Design (IxD).

Event Espresso

Trusted by thousands, Event Espresso is the best WordPress event online registration and ticketing manager plugin–and the best supported with full-time support. Turn your existing blog or website into a fully-featured event management website and a new way to make money. With Event Espresso you get it all; everything from custom registration forms and emails, seating limits, multiple price options and discount codes to printable tickets and seating charts.

NorthPoint Digital

NorthPoint Digital is an experience-driven company delivering scalable technology and design solutions to support and transform user experiences and interactions across the web, mobile, and social touchpoints.

We couple our deep understanding of WordPress with specific domain and vertical market experience. In addition to understanding content, we have significant functional knowledge in the areas of web content management, design/user experience, and community solutions coupled with extensive domain experience in the Media, Publishing, Non-Profit, Healthcare, and Education markets.

We are a WordPress V.I.P. Partner and work hard to make WordPress work smarter for your organization. Visit our website or give us a call at 212.819.1700 to learn more about how we are helping organizations digitally transform their businesses and drive online growth.

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.

AppPresser

AppPresser allows you to create a native mobile app for iOS and Android from your existing WordPress site and distribute it through the iTunes Store and Google Play. You can integrate push notifications, create an eCommerce store using WooCommerce, a social networking app using BuddyPress, or you can do custom development to build any set of features supported by Phonegap’s API.

BackupBuddy

BackupBuddy allows you to backup, migrate, and restore your entire single or Multisite WordPress install including the widgets, themes and plugins. To keep your backups safe, BackupBuddy supports sending your backups offsite to Amazon S3, Rackspace Cloud, Dropbox, FTP, and email. Quickly and easily restore your site on the same server or migrate to a new server with a different domain and database. The process is easy, fast, and reliable.

iThemes Security

iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security) gives you over 30+ ways to secure and protect your WordPress site. On average, 30,000 new websites are hacked each day. WordPress sites can be an easy target for attacks because of plugin vulnerabilities, weak passwords and obsolete software.

Most WordPress admins don’t even know they’re vulnerable, but iThemes Security works to fix common holes, stop automated attacks and strengthen user credentials. With one-click activation for most features, as well as advanced features for experienced users, iThemes Security can help protect any WordPress site.

WP Engine

WP Engine is a leading SaaS content management platform for websites and applications built on WordPress. The company powers thousands of websites and apps built on the WordPress platform delivering a fast, reliable and secure web experience. All levels of users including bloggers, marketers, SMBs, and large corporations rely on WP Engine’s platform to keep their websites up and running. The company’s customer service team specializes in quickly solving technical problems and creating a world-class customer experience, working to ensure that each user’s WordPress site continues to perform at its full potential. Founded in 2010, WP Engine is headquartered in Austin, Texas and has offices in San Francisco, California.

Bronze

Delta Angel

Delta Angel is a WordPress development company in Philadelphia, PA. We build  websites for individuals and small businesses and provide instruction in WordPress. In addition, we can move websites to new hosting services, fix problems, and help you keep your website up to date.

Treehouse

Bringing affordable technology education to people everywhere, in order to help them achieve their dreams and change the world.  https://teamtreehouse.com/

Philly ‘burbs WordPress Meetup

The Philly ‘burbs WordPress Meetup bridges the gap between designers and developers building WordPress sites and writers, bloggers and marketers who use them on a daily basis. We focus on both design and development considerations (tips, techniques and hacks) as well as user concerns like expanded functionality and best practices. The conversation is all about WordPress.
Company Name: Philly ‘burbs WordPress Meetup

Silver Hoop Edge

Individual

Provident Technology

Provident Technology is your outsourced IT department, providing cloud services, managed backup, virus protection, remote monitoring and proactive maintenance as part of our full suite of services for small to mid-sized businesses. We bring big-picture clarity to long-term planning and purchasing decisions and design customized IT solutions around your needs.

Matt Martin Media

Matthew Martin here! I am a sound-guy-turned-video-editor-turned-web-developer. I’m a huge digital media enthusiast who has learned the field by working in audio post-production, finishing video editorial and most recently front-end software development. My past experiences allow me to complete audio, video and web projects for any and all industries.
Matt Martin Media does sound design and motion graphics for all broadcast media and designs websites for non-profits, events and businesses of all sizes. I am based in New Jersey with easy access to both New York City and Philadelphia, but with the power of the internet I’m able and willing to work long distance. I’m always eager to work on new projects.