Call for Speakers

We’re excited to open this year’s call for Speakers for WordCamp Raleigh!

If you’d like to propose multiple topics, please submit the form multiple times, once for each topic.

We are specifically looking for talks around these topics (though we are primarily looking for quality folks to give talks, in general):

Developers

  • JavaScript
  • REST API
  • Extensibility
  • Plugin and Theme development
  • Mental health for developers
  • Scaling WordPress
  • Working as a part of a team (GitHub, communication, etc)

Business

  • How Small Businesses can leverage WordPress (Twenty Seventeen Theme?)
  • How to take your offline business online
  • SEO
  • Ecommerce
  • Selling WordPress products
  • Selling digital products with WordPress

Power Users

  • WordPress Multisite
  • Ecommerce
  • Site Maintenance
  • Hosting
  • Intro to Actions and Filters

Beginners

  • How to vet a WordPress developer
  • Site Maintenance
  • Why your theme shouldn’t try to do everything
  • Getting Good Support
  • How to Contribute in non-code ways to WordPress

Before submitting your speaker proposal, please log in to WordCamp.org using your WordPress.org account*.

If you don’t have an account, please create one.

* This is your account for the official WordPress.org website, rather than your personal WordPress site.










Call for Sponsors

WordCamp Raleigh is actively seeking sponsorships. Ranging from individual sponsors to corporate sponsorship.

Get your business in front of hundreds of local WordPress users, developers, and small business owners!









Sponsorship Levels

Gold – $1500

  • 3 tickets to WordCamp Raleigh
  • Table / booth at the event
  • Large logo & link on our website & our Facebook page
  • Blog post and tweet introducing your company

Silver – $1000

  • 2 tickets to WordCamp Raleigh
  • Medium logo & link on our website & our Facebook page
  • Swag on the community swag table at the event
  • Blog post and tweet introducing your company

Bronze – $500

  • 1 ticket to WordCamp Raleigh
  • Medium logo & link on our website & our Facebook page
  • Swag on the community swag table at the event
  • Blog post and tweet introducing your company

Individual – $100

  • 1 ticket to WordCamp Raleigh
  • Small logo & link on our website & our Facebook page
  • Blog post and tweet introducing your company