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Why WordCamp Europe 2024 is Different

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Do you love WordPress? Are you craving a chance to connect with other WordPress users and learn from the brightest minds? Well, look no further than WordCamp. WordCamps presents the best opportunities to connect with the global WordPress community.

In the last few years, I’ve attended various conferences, including the AWC Barcelona, ad:tech, India Affiliate Summit, Google Search Central Live, and more. But WordCamps have an entirely different vibe.

In this post, we are going to talk about the next WordCamp to be held in Europe. We will break down everything you need to know: what WordCamp Europe is, how to participate, and who this event is perfect for.

So, are you ready to dive deeper into the world of WordCamp Europe 2024? Let’s go!

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What is WordCamp?


WordCamp is one of the most popular global events that focuses on everything WordPress. It is a 2-day informal conference organized by WordPress volunteers, aiming to promote networking, collaboration, and learning opportunities among the WordPress community.

WordCamp Europe 2024 homepage

WordCamp is funded by sponsors and incorporates interactive events like presentations, workshops, panel discussions, and more. It’s open to WordPress users of all levels, from beginners to professionals.

Bloggers, developers, consultants, designers, and even WordPress enthusiasts should definitely attend WordCamp!

About WordCamp Europe 2024


The next WordCamp is announced to take place in Europe. Let’s dive into the details to know more.

Date and Venue

WordCamp Europe 2024 - Venue


WordCamp Europe is organized from the 13th to the 15th of June in Torino, Italy. The venue for the conference is the prestigious Lingotto Conference and Exhibition Centre.

Sponsors


The sponsors for WordCamp Europe are Jetpack and Woo, along with Bluehost, Elementor, GoDaddy, Google, and many more. Check out the Sponsors page to know more.

Speakers


The WordCamp presentations and workshops will be conducted by some influential speakers from the WordPress community.

WordCamp Europe 2024- Speakers


Some popular names are listed below:

  • Adam Zieliński (Creator of WordPress Playground)
  • Camille Cunningham (Content Specialist – Yoast)
  • Lidia Infante (Head of SEO – SurveyMonkey)
  • Matt Mullenweg (Founder and CEO – Automattic)
  • Siobhan McKeown (Co-founder – WP Includes)
  • Vraja Das (Senior WordPress Developer – Yoast)

You can check out the Speakers page for the entire list of speakers.

Schedule

Contributor Day


WordCamp Europe will commence with the Contributor Day on 13th June. This event is all about contributing to the WordPress open-source project. You can participate in developing and improving WordPress by performing technical and non-technical tasks.

Technical tasks include testing and reporting bugs, designing a theme or plugin, contributing to WordPress code, etc. Whereas, non-technical tasks include writing or improving WordPress documentation, taking part in WordPress support forums, taking pictures for Openverse, etc.

WordCamp Europe 2024- Schedule


Day 1 Schedule


Day 1 (June 14th) will begin with registration and opening remarks. You can attend a range of insightful sessions around WordPress themes, WordPress development, SEO, WooCommerce, Design, Accessibility, and Business. It will also feature workshops along with the WordCamp Connect event.

Day 2 Schedule


Day 2 (June 15th) will primarily feature sessions around accessibility, sustainability, AI, Security, Content, Design, and Development. It will also feature engaging workshops. The conference will end with a refreshing afterparty, serving as a great opportunity for building connections.

Attendees


As of now, the list of attendees for the event has crossed over 1000 participants and is consistently growing. You can look at the entire list on the Attendees page.

How to Take Part in WordCamp Europe?


There are two types of tickets for WordCamp Europe – General Ticket and Micro-sponsor ticket.

WordCamp Europe 2024 - Tickets


The General ticket is priced at an affordable €50, which is far less compared to the real price of the event. The Micro-sponsor ticket is priced at €150, which is close to the real cost of attending the event. If you want to contribute to the WordPress community, consider purchasing this ticket.

Most people attending conferences are usually concerned about ticket cancellations and refunds, But unlike Affiliate World Conferences, WordCamp tickets are refundable. Thus, you can get full refund on canceling your WordCamp ticket before a certain period of time.

You can check out their Refund/Transfer Information page for more details. Alternatively, you can also sell or gift your tickets to anyone else wanting to attend the conference.

Past WordCamp Events


Since its inception, over 1200+ WordCamps have been organized across 65 countries and 396 cities. The last WordCamp was held in Spain this month. Talking about India, the recent WordCamps were organized in Kozhikode and Pune.


The last WordCamp that I attended was in Bhopal, where I was part of the organizing team. It was one of the most wonderful and valuable experiences for me. I made a lot of connections and learned a tonne of lessons. Read this blog about WordCamp Bhopal to know my experience.

WordCamp Live Interviews


While attending various WordCamps in Europe and Asia, I conducted live interviews with popular faces and experts belonging to the WordPress community. Following are some of the popular interviews.

1) Interview with Darrel Wilson


In this interview, Darrel Wilson talks about WordPress blogs and tutorials and how to make money online. He also talks about his journey of successful content creation.

2) Interview with Laura Elizabeth


In this interview, Laura Elizabeth talks about her freelancing journey and stresses on the importance of effective freelancing onboarding. She also shares valuable tips and actionable insights on freelancing.

3) Interview with Akshat Choudhary


In this interview, Akshat Choudhary reveals his journey with WordPress plugin development and how he built a million-dollar plugin company.


You can go through the Podcast page on my blog to check out more interviews.

Should You Attend the WordCamp Europe 2024?


If your work revolves around the WordPress ecosystem, I would recommend you to attend this event. Whether you’re a beginner blogger, a theme and plugin developer, or an enthusiast, you’ll surely get tonnes of learning experiences and opportunities at this event.

You will not only get to interact with fellow WordPress enthusiasts but also learn valuable tips and strategies from WordPress experts. It could be a great learning experience.

Talking about myself, I am the official media partner for WordCamp Europe 2024. But right now I’m not certain if I’ll be attending this event. Are you planning to attend WordCamp Europe? Share in the comments below!

Connect with WordCamp


You can connect with the official WordCamp Europe team on the following social media platforms:

Conclusion


In this article, we looked at what WordCamp is and how you can participate in it. We also dived into the details of WordCamp Europe 2024 and glanced through the past WordCamps and live interviews I conducted at previous events.

I hope this information helped you understand if the WordCamp conference is worth attending. Anyway, have you attended a WordCamp before? How was your experience with it? Are you planning to attend WordCamp Europe next month? Let me know in the comments below.

This is Kripesh signing off. Cheers, and keep learning!
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FAQs

1) When and where is WordCamp Europe 2024 happening?


WordCamp Europe is going to be held in Torino, Italy, from 13th-15th June. The venue for the event is Lingotto Conference and Exhibition Centre.

2) What are the ticket charges for participating in WordCamp Europe?


There are two types of tickets you can purchase for attending WordCamp Europe. The General ticket is priced at €50 and the Micro-sponsor ticket is priced at €150. If you want to contribute to the WordPress community, you can consider purchasing this ticket.

3) What are the payment methods I can use to purchase WordCamp tickets?


WordCamp tickets can be purchased using the following payment methods – PayPal and credit cards.

4) Is free food provided at the event?


Yes, you get free coffee, snacks, and lunch at the WordCamp event.

5) Are walk-in entries allowed?


No, walk-in entries are not allowed at WordCamp. You can either purchase a ticket or get it transferred from another person not attending the event.
 
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