WordCamp Returns to Cape Town

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September 20, 2013

There’s a strong chance many of your favorite websites are powered by WordPress, the free content management system that has empowered millions to create DIY websites. On November 7th, more than 300 small business owners, non-profit agencies, realtors, photographers, designers, bloggers, journalists and web developers will head to Cape Town Stadium for WordCamp Cape Town 2013.

WordCamp events are community-organised events, championed by WordPress users,for WordPress users. The non-profit event will bring together WordPress enthusiasts from across South Africa to share best practices and strategies for WordPress development. Attendees range from casual users to advanced development professionals. All attendees will have the opportunity to attend a variety of sessions, presented by industry professionals, to share ideas and get to know each other.

WordCamp Cape Town will feature both local and international speakers. This years theme is “The Business of WordPress”. The announcement of speakers is TBD. Users of all skill levels and backgrounds are encouraged to attend. Historically, WordCamp Cape Town has been a must-attend networking and continued education event for professional web developers.

WordCamp Cape Town is being organised by a group of volunteers from the local Cape Town WordPress community. Hugh Lashbrooke ([email protected]) of WooThemes is heading up coordination of the event.

Early bird tickets (limited to 50) go on sale Friday September 20th for R300, and are available at http://2013.capetown.wordcamp.org/tickets/ . Tickets will be R350 once the early bird tickets are sold out.

Ticket holders get access to 8 or more sessions as well as lunch, coffee, snacks, secure parking in the stadium, a free WordCamp t-shirt and entry to the after party. Additional activities, workshops and networking events will be announced in the weeks leading up to the event.