Sponsors

Master Builder

Sucuri

Cyber security is a mile wide, and a mile deep. Hacked websites are only becoming more common as global hacker communities continue to grow, share their evil tools, and automate attacks using bots. You might never know if your website was vulnerable, or if the attacker took steps to hide their tracks. It’s enough to drive a webmaster crazy. How do you keep up?

At Sucuri, our labs are dedicated to researching and thwarting the latest and emerging threats to websites like yours. Our team handles your website security needs, so that you can get back to what you’re best at: running your online presence. Passion is at the heart of everything we do, and we cut through the noise to provide you with complete security solutions. Our services are built around three defining principles – People. Process. Technology – the three founding elements of information security.

Team up with Sucuri and gain the peace you are looking for with your website security. We secure websites, so you don’t have to.

SiteLock

Currently protecting more than one million WordPress sites, SiteLock delivers a patented 360-degree website security solution to find, fix and prevent malware and other threats from affecting websites and their visitors. Services include malware scanning and vulnerability detection, automatic malware removal, an advanced web application firewall (WAF), PCI compliance and website acceleration powered by a global CDN. SiteLock provides phone support, available 24/7/365.

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Liquid Web

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.

FlexiDB Limited

FlexiDB is a tool for creating databases graphically, then deploying to websites and apps.  It’s been designed with WordPress in mind.  Our aim is to make creating a database as easy as adding post or page.  There is a plugin for WordPress that lets users drag and drop data widgets on to the page.  WordPress was originally a blogging tool, before evolving into a CMS.  With FlexiDB you can use WordPress to build custom database sites, or DaaS’s to give them their trendy name.  FlexiDB also has an app editor that produces PhoneGap code, so users can create an app that interacts with the same FlexiDB database.

See flexidb.com for more details

Rochen

Founded in 2003 and today providing WordPress hosting for thousands of sites, Rochen’s mission is to build innovative hosting solutions that are easy to use and provide the highest levels of performance, security and reliability. Rochen provides hosting solutions for a range of customers, their Premium Web Hosting (PWH) offering is designed for smaller WordPress sites and their Managed Cloud Servers (MCS) can scale to handle tens of millions of monthly page views.

All of Rochen’s solutions are built on top of their own fully owned and managed infrastructure and benefit from features like built-in high availability with automatic server failover, managed backups and 24/7 technical support. Rochen uses the latest hardware and software technologies and offers many features beneficial to WordPress users such as PHP 7, LiteSpeed Enterprise Web Server, WP-CLI, Web Application Firewall Protection (WAF) for WordPress, free SSL certificates for all sites through the LetsEncrypt project and much more.

For more information on Rochen’s hosting solutions for WordPress, visit: www.rochen.com

Jetpack

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

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.

Bluehost

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.

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.

BoldGrid

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!

www.boldgrid.com

Classic Builder

Pantheon

Pantheon puts the power of the Internet in the hands of developers and DevOps teams, delivering rock solid hosting along with the most complete platform for professional website creation. We’ve built the world’s best website management platform—one that gives web teams all of the developer tools, hosting, scaling, performance, workflow, and automation they need to build the best websites in the world. Pantheon powers 150,000 websites, serving billions of page views per month.

For more information, visit www.pantheon.io.

Pioneer Builder

Mode Effect

Mode Effect creates powerful web development solutions for technology companies & non-profits.  We have a passion to help brands you trust with powerful web strategy and development solutions.

WP Engine

WP Engine powers amazing digital experiences for websites or applications built on WordPress. The company’s premium managed hosting platform provides the performance, reliability and security required by the biggest brands in the world, while remaining affordable and intuitive enough for smaller businesses and individuals. Companies large and small rely on WP Engine’s award-winning customer service team that specializes in quickly solving technical problems, and creating a world-class customer experience. Founded in 2010, WP Engine is headquartered in Austin, Texas and has offices in San Francisco, California, San Antonio, Texas, and London, England.

Plesk

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.

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 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/.

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.

 

 

Apprentice Builder

GitHub Updater

GitHub Updater is an Open Source project by Andy Fragen. It’s a simple plugin to enable automatic updates for your GitHub, Bitbucket, or GitLab hosted WordPress plugins and themes. It also allows for the remote installation of plugins or themes. GitHub Updater has many advanced features such as branch switching and RESTful endpoints that can be used with webhooks.

GitHub Updater is and has been a project that has taught me much and more importantly helped others with their work. Try it out and see if it doesn’t save you time and energy with your own development projects and clients.

Find GitHub Updater on GitHub.

Find Andy Fragen and say “Hi”.

Skyhook Interactive

Hi, we’re Skyhook
Over the last 10 years, our small team of experts has built more than 500 high performance marketing websites for people just like you. 

WHAT DO WE MEAN BY “HIGH PERFORMANCE?”
Skyhook websites are optimized for marketing:

  • Beautiful visuals that match your brand provide an engaging user experience
  • Fully mobile responsive sites built on mobile-first design and code
  • Easily maintained backend is built with WordPress, and polished for your needs
  • SEO ready by following best practices in code
  • Powerfully measurable from team members who are Google Analytics IQ certified
  • Well coded with browser compatibility, speed, and security in mind

AN EXCEPTIONAL EXPERIENCE
You’ll love working with us. Here’s why:

  • Focused on the project purpose means we are building with marketing in mind
  • Driven to completion because marketing can’t start until the site launches
  • Painless with a well-defined build process and an educational approach
  • Transparent communication and progress feedback to keep you in the loop
  • Well supported with custom video training and a dedicated support specialist
  • Quick build times

Key clients: 

Skyhook has done work for over 500 brands across every major industry vertical. Some of our more notable clients include:

  • Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • LifeLock
  • Subway
  • Banner Health
  • AT&T
  • The Salvation Army
  • Russell Investments
  • The City of Phoenix
  • Desert Mountain
  • Pink Jeep Tours
  • The Arizona Superbowl Host Committee

Showit, Inc

Create your unique website with drag‑and‑drop ease in Showit, now with a WordPress theme builder in the all new Showit 5! Create unique, engaging experiences for your mobile and desktop visitors, and we’ll make sure it shows up on every device exactly the way you designed it.  Say goodbye to hacking WordPress and create your blog templates with our easy drag-and-drop builder. http://showit.co

FastWebHost

Since 2001, FastWebHost has specialized in Linux-based hosting including managed WordPress hosting for entrepreneurs and developers alike all over the world. FastWebHost’s mission is to build innovative hosting solutions that are easy to use and provide the highest levels of performance, security, and reliability. We back up our hosting with 24/7 support available by phone, ticket and live chat.

We offer a wide range of solutions from managed WordPress, Linux hosting, Virtual Private Servers (VPS), dedicated servers and domain name registration. Our managed WordPress solution uses custom NGINX stack with MariaDB, PHP 7 and PHP-FPM to boost WordPress. We also use premium data centers to ensure high connectivity and better reach. Customers can choose between 4 geographically diverse locations. We are currently in Phoenix, Lansing, Amsterdam and New Delhi. Learn more at https://www.fastwebhost.com.

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Event Espresso

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.

Event Espresso works perfectly for classes, workshops, fundraisers, sporting, trainings, conferences, networking, religion, social, non-profit, and nearly any other type of event.

Learn more at https://eventespresso.com

Duplo Builder

FreeUp Web Studio

FreeUp Web Studio takes the worry out of the ongoing management of any WordPress website. We take care of the technical tasks to keep the site updated and secure, as well as provide top-notch support.

Fly Plugins

Fly Plugins develops premium WordPress plugins with a focus on educational and training content delivery, including the popular WP Courseware learning management system extension.

With over 20,000 installations since inception, WP Courseware has helped entrepreneurs, corporate training departments, and higher education institutions effectively deliver course content to hundreds of thousands of students. The plugin includes dozens of features to allow WordPress developers to easily build full-featured courses with course navigation, student management, comprehensive quiz creation features, completion certificates, and much more.

Fly Plugins is also the shop behind the S3 Media Maestro plugin which allows developers to stream their Amazon S3-hosted content in a streamlined and secure fashion. With direct Amazon S3 and CloudFront integration, S3 Media Maestro users are able to deliver S3-hosted media through encrypted and expiring links to their files, while CloudFront integration utilizes one of the most widely-used CDNs in the world to provide an efficient media experience no matter where your users are located.

To learn more about our company and products, please visit our WP Courseware or S3 Media Maestro product pages.

Resound

Many businesses struggle to delight their current and potential customers. Resound has a creative process that helps them build remarkable experiences so people come back and bring their friends. Based in Tempe, Arizona, Resound serves small- and medium-sized businesses throughout the U.S.

Target Info

MyCurator Content Curation WordPress plugin makes it easy to curate quality content for your WordPress site.  Target Info released the MyCurator plugin on the Plugin Repository in 2012 and has provided exceptional support and upgrades for over 4 years.

Kinsta

Kinsta is the fastest growing managed WordPress host on the market today. Over the past 3 years they’ve landed billion dollar enterprises, some of the hottest startups, & some key players in the WordPress market. They are the first managed WordPress host exclusively powered by Google Cloud, which in many independent studies has proved to be both faster & cheaper than AWS. In addition, by utilizing containers rather than ancient technology like VPS units, they are the very best in scalability. The use of Nginx, MariaDB, HHVM, & PHP 7 magnify this even further. Developer tools like SSH, staging, & WP-CLI are standard on all their hosting plans, which start at $100 per month.

Ndevr

Ndevr is highly experienced WordPress development company delivering exceptional results to our clients. We provide solution architecture for the various digital properties across your organization and integrating those systems to maximize the efficiency of your company. 

We accomplish this through our several areas of expertise:

Performance: from audits to tuning systems, our infrastructure and front-end experts can help.

Development Leads: each engineer leads with over 15 years of expertise in building high traffic digital properties.

Technical Strategy: our extensive experience implementing solutions helps to advise during those tough decisions.

Web Application Development: using best practices and the latest tools we can build custom software applications to solve problems unique to your business.

And More.

Susan Marshall VA

Hi, I’m Susan Marshall, a WordPress Virtual Assistant. My primary service revolves around the maintenance of WordPress websites and support of online services used by my clients to support both their WordPress site and their business. I also assist clients with technical support, SEO, consulting, web design, web redesign, plugin installations, new WordPress installations, website migrations, hosting and domain support, email support, email marketing support and much more. As a professional WordPress assistant, I tailor my services for each clients’ unique and specific needs. I invite you to find out more about me, my services and my clients by visiting me online at www.SusanMarshallVA.com or on Facebook.

AKOS

AKOS is a talented, talent-led, proactive group of human beings that starts with heart and leads with reason. We live on the edge of technology, transforming organizations, products, and companies by helping them make a dent in the digital universe. 

As a Phoenix-based agency, we’re proud to serve clients locally and nationwide with Full Stack Development, UI/UX Design, Digital Strategy and Business Consulting. Our unconventional approach to developing ideas, brainstorming, and pinpointing client goals ensures we remain brutally honest, results-oriented, and a leader in our industry.

Luminary Web Strategies

Luminary is an experienced website development consultancy that helps mission-driven businesses achieve their online goals. With the use of WordPress development, the team of luminaries apply their passion and knowledge to every project.

Working with dozens of startups and eCommerce sites since 2010, Luminary’s exposure to how successful companies grow online (and how other companies fail) is priceless information that is conveyed in every phone call and email.

Check them out at luminary.ws

In-Kind Builder

StickerGiant

StickerGiant Custom Stickers prints quality stickers and labels quickly. They regularly sponsor great organizations and events in-kind nationwide. Have sticker needs of your own? Get the best customer service, 24 hour turnaround, and free die-cutting using StickerGiant–The Sticker company for people with a passion to spread.

WordCamp Phoenix is a not-for-profit event organized and run by volunteers.

Our team of volunteers contribute countless hours to plan and implement this event, but producing a WordCamp requires more than just dedication and time.

Each event incurs a wide range of costs including the venue, administrative necessities, supplies, and more. To cover these costs, we need the sponsorship and support of generous organizations — like yours!

Sponsoring WordCamp Phoenix will enable attendees to participate at a lower cost providing accessibility to many! Furthermore you are investing in a thriving tech community in the Valley of the Sun. This community consists of people that are developers, designers, entrepreneurs, health care workers, students, business owners, educators…  The list goes on!

Become a generous sponsor for WordCamp Phoenix!

Give to WordCamp Phoenix

Master Builder — $4,500

  • Four tickets to the event
  • Four tickets to the Speaker Sponsor dinner
  • Large logo and company name on sponsors page on the site
  • Logo in the site sidebar
  • Individual blog post and tweet highlighting your support and what your business specializes in.
  • Props in a tweet and Facebook post
  • Props in an Instagram post
  • Props in a post-event email
  • Prominent mentions in opening and closing remarks
  • Your logo on event signage
  • Vendor table *SOLD OUT

Classic Builder — $3,500

  • Three tickets to the event
  • Three tickets to the Speaker Sponsor dinner
  • Logo and company name on sponsors page on the site
  • Logo in the site sidebar
  • Props in a blog post
  • Props tweet and Facebook post
  • Props in an Instagram post

Pioneer Builder  — $1,500

  • Two tickets to the event
  • Two tickets to the Speaker Sponsor dinner
  • Logo and company name on sponsors page on the site
  • Logo in the site sidebar
  • Props in a blog post
  • Props in a tweet and Facebook post

Apprentice Builder — $500

  • One ticket to the event
  • One ticket to the Speaker Sponsor dinner
  • Logo and company name on sponsors page on the site
  • Logo in the site sidebar
  • Props in a blog post

Duplo Builder — $250

  • One ticket to the event
  • Company name on sponsors page on the site
  • Logo in the site sidebar
  • Props in a blog post

Interested in sponsoring WordCamp this year?

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