WordCamp Greece 2021 announced their Online Tech Conference is happening on 16,17 and 18 April 2021. The entire world knows how active and creative the WordPress Greek Community is and rumor has it that this Online WordCamp would be the talk of the town. The organizing team have a history of succesfull WordCamps in Athens and Thessaloniki, numerous meetups in Larissa, Athens, Thessaloniki, Patra, Crete, Ioannina, Olympos, Syros and many other cities to come.
The WordPress Greek Community are always eager to contribute in the growth of WordPress open source software and in bonding the community. They never settle for the most travelled path and they support an inclusive culture in their events. Although all WordCamps are organized by volunteers the visitors recieve a state of the art professional organized events.
Here is the official announcement on the WordCamp Greece website:
This time we will meet online!
We’re happy to announce that WordCamp Greece 2021 Online is happening on 16 – 18 April 2021. All attendees can participate for free and gain valuable information and virtual networking with other WordPress enthusiasts and experts from various business fields.
The WordPress Greek Community is planning to combine development, design, creativity, and tech skills in order to create an outstanding virtual meeting open to all. The organizing team is working eagerly to complete the final details for the upcoming online conference.
Now, grab your calendar and book the dates 16 – 18 April for the WordCamp Greece 2021 Online Conference. Get our #WCGR2021 news on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Tumblr.
We hope to be able to share more information with you soon. In the following weeks, the WordCamp Greece 2021 Online agenda will be announced.
Stay tuned for more updates!
About WordCamp Greece
WordCamp Greece 2021 is organized ONLY by volunteers, members of the WordPress Greek Community. Their motivation is their deep love for WordPress and that is the reason why it’s called community-based online conference. Meet the organizing team of WordCamp Greece here. (soon to be announced)
- Call for Media Partners closes on 15 February 2021
- Call for Speakers closes on 1 March 2021
- Call for Sponsors
Previous WordCamps in Greece
In case you have attend at least one WordCamp in Greece then you will agree that WordPress Greek Community knows how to throw spectacular Conferences and we bet that WordCamp Greece 2021 Online will be fabulous. Get a taste from their previous WordCamps and you get into their vibes.
WordPress Greek Community has organized 5 successful WordCamps in Greece so far:
- WordCamp Athens 2019
- WordCamp Thessaloniki 2019
- WordCamp Thessaloniki 2018
- WordCamp Athens 2017
- WordCamp Athens 2016
What is a WordCamp
More than 40% of the websites you visit on a daily basis are built with the WordPress open-source software, a platform widely used all over the world and it is rising constantly, especially in Greece. Everytime you come across a WordCamp, anywhere on the planet, the people of local WordPress communities are behind the events. Similarly, in Greece, the WordPress Greek Community is behind the WordCamp Greece 2021 Online Conference, which dedicated to all aspects around WordPress.
WordCamps are conducted in 120 countries around the world and they explore a variety of topics regarding WordPress based projects, websites, blogs, plugins and much more. Globally, WordCamps are supported by the WordPress Foundation, the official nonprofit organization with the goal to preserve the openness of WordPress.
WordCamps cover a variety of topics such as design, development, blogging, content, search engine optimization, content managemnt systems, Gutenberg, social media, marketing, startups, eCommerce / shops, and many others. Have a look at the presentations from previous WordCamps to get an idea of what you can expect when you are planning to attend a WordCamp. Truth be told, even for experienced WordCamp visitors, everytime there is something new to explore.
WordCamps are available for anyone who works with WordPress (or just love WordPress), at any level of experience and knowledge, regardless of their sex, race, religion, weight, size, or any other criteria. The conference gathers all the latest developments and skillsets that grow within the WordPress ecosystem and aims to share all the latest news with the community. Furthermore, networking and business development opportunities are well served.
WordCamps in Greece (see WordCamp Athens and WordCamp Thessaloniki) previous conferences have established an interactive community with different business backgrounds such as Web Developers, Web Designers, Βloggers, Journalists, Content Curators, Web Editors, Social Media Managers, Digital Marketing Experts, SEO Consultants, Eshop Managers, Students just to name a few.
All WordCamps follow the WordPress Code of Conduct guidelines and provide diversity standards and accessibility frame for all members and visitors.
WordCamp Financial Sources
WordPress Foundation is the main financial supporter of WordCamps all over the world. Starting from there, the next major financial source is found among the local Sponsors & Supporters.
For that purpose, WordCamp Greece is giving the opportunity to local brands and companies to support the welfare and sustainability of the Conference by letting them get involved with the WordPress community by offering sponsorship online spots.
We can’t hold our horses till the day WordCamp Greece will open its doors to wellcome the online visitors. Now the Call for Sponsors is open and available to the public. A WordCamp is a golden window of high quality exposure to one of the best tech communities in Greece. Sponsors in WordCamps get a lot of publicity and recognition among their peers and into the WordPress Community, nurturing huge potential business leads.
Could you think of any better reasons for supporting an online conference? Me, neither! You better bookmark their website and grab the opportunity when the call for sponsors opens. WordPress Greek Community has a clean record of financial transparency as you can see with your own eyes in this financial report of WordCamp Athens 2019.
In case you have never seen or visited a WordCamp in your life then feel free to navigate through these intereresting videos from previous talks in WordCamp Athens and WordCamp Thessaloniki and thank us later. You can also find all the previous talks & presenations at Speakerdeck.
The WordPress Greek Community shares plenty of updates and news on their official media channels:
- Official Community Website: https://wpgreece.org/
- Slack channel: https://wpgreece.slack.com/
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/wpgreeceorg
- Speakerdeck with all the presentations: https://speakerdeck.com/wpgr
- Official YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/WpgcGr
- Official Instagram channel: https://instagram.com/wpgcgr/
- Official Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/WordPressGreekCommunity
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