Sponsorship is now open!
We are looking for businesses and organizations of all sizes who are interested in becoming a sponsor. If you or your business has benefited from using WordPress, now’s the perfect time to give something back. For North Carolina based businesses, there is no better opportunity to reach an intelligent, interesting and evangelistic local crowd.
Check back regularly to see who is sponsoring this event.
If you are interested in sponsoring WordCamp Raleigh please visit the Become a Sponsor link under Sponsors above.
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We are very pleased to announce the addition of Headway Themes as a Silver sponsor of WordCamp Raleigh. Headway has been a very generous supporter of this WordCamp and towards the WordPress community at large. Headway is an easy to use WordPress theme builder that works for the do-it-yourselfer and developers alike. All users of Headway can appreciate the ease of the drag and drop layout editor and the unparalleled flexibility. Besides having superb design options, developers will be able to style everything with their own CSS and hooks. And if you ever need to know how to do something with Headway or you have a problem, you’ll have the support of their helpful community. I would like to extend my thanks to Clay and Grant at Headway for sponsoring this event.
WebDevStudios is a Philadelphia based website development company specializing in WordPress powered websites. With a full staff of developers and designers who live and breathe WordPress, we pride ourselves in being WordPress experts. We have the resources to support any client from a single blog to a WordPress Multisite network with thousands of sites to a BuddyPress site with thousands of members. WDS does WordPress!
We are very pleased to welcome back iThemes as a sponsor of WordCamp Raleigh 2012. The iThemes team are great supporters of WordCamps and WordPress.
iThemes currently offers over 120 professional WordPress themes to let you create beautiful and effective websites fast, including the popular iThemes Builder theme, which allows you to easily build unique WordPress sites without having to touch code. Founded in 2008 and based in Oklahoma City, the iThemes team of over 17 professionals is here to support you and your work with WordPress. Learn more at iThemes.com.
Please join us in welcoming iThemes and check out their great work at iThemes.com
We are very pleased to announce that we have a new Small Business sponsor for WordCamp Raleigh 2012 – BackupBuddy, the WordPress backup solution!
BackupBuddy is the only complete WordPress backup solution. You can backup to your server to Amazon S3, Rackspace Cloud, FTP, or by e-mail. Then quickly and easily restore your site on the same server or migrate to a new server with a different domain and database. The process is easy, fast, and reliable. Learn more at getbackupbuddy.com.
We’d like to extend our thanks to iThemes and the BackupBuddy team for their continued generous support of WordCamp Raleigh and all things WordPress.
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