Welcome to WordCamp Maine

We’re happy to announce that WordCamp Maine is officially on the calendar!

WordCamp Maine 2014 will be held on August 15th & 16th, 2014 at Maine College of Art, and we’ll be holding a contributor day on August 17th at Casco Bay Tech Hub.

Subscribe using the form in the sidebar to stay up to date on the most recent news. We’ll be keeping you posted on all the details over the coming months, including speaker submissions, ticket sales and more!

We have our speakers!

We are proud to announce our awesome line up of speakers coming from around the world!

  • Amanda Giles – Creating customizable widgets for unpredictable needs
  • Chris Moreno – The Business of WordPress
  • Chris Van Patten – Outsource your content marketing (the WordPress way)
  • Chris Wiegman – Securing your code: WordPress Security for Developers
  • Denise Martin – Writing Psychology: 9 Steps to Move Any Online Audience to Action
  • Doug Vanderweide – Make Your First WordPress Plugin
  • Elisa Doucette – Content Marketing – How To Manage Your Plan And Team Virtually
  • Jacob Nicholson – Easy WordPress Security Tricks
  • Jason Clarke – Empathy: The secret ingredient in WordPress development, work, and success
  • Jeff Matson – Choosing a WordPress Host
  • Jen Ecker – Intro to Starter Themes
  • Jesse Friedman – Never stop innovating
  • John Eckman and Matt Fulton – Delivering the News on WordPress
  • Konstantin Obenland and Michael Cain – Cain & Obenland In The Morning
  • Patrick Rauland – Let’s Build an E-Commerce Store in 30 Minutes!
  • Ray Gulick – Just Another WordPress Designer or Developer: Differentiation in a Time of Saturation
  • RC Lations – Using Data to Power The User Experience
  • Sang-Min Yoon – Designing (Deciding) in the Browser
  • Siobhan McKeown – Scratching the WordPress Itch
  • William P. Davis – Advanced hacking WordPress talk
  • Xiao Yu – Jetpack Related Posts for Power Users

John Eckman, Keynote Speaker

headshot_personalityWe’re proud to announce John Eckman as the keynote speaker for WordCamp Maine 2014 .  John is the CEO of 10up,a distributed digital agency with a focus on building great web publishing experiences on open source platforms, primarily WordPress.”  Additonally, John blogs about Open Source software on Open Parenthesis.

10up’s clients include TechCrunch, Bates College, The Portland Press Herald, and more.

Learn more about John by visiting johneckman.com.

Call for Volunteers

Volunteering is a great way to get involved and give back to the community! Plus, you get free admission to WordCamp.

Sponsorship levels

Vacationland – $5,000 (1 spot available)

  • 8 tickets to WordCamp Maine 2014
  • Top Logo on the WordCamp Maine 2014 site, linked to details page
  • Invitation for 8 people to attend the sponsor/speaker party
  • Logo and link on the WordCamp Maine 2014 site
  • Logo on event program
  • Items on self-serve swag table (stickers or flyers, or branded object)
  • Mention in blog post and 5 times each on Twitter and Facebook
  • Thank you mention at launch/close
  • You will be the ONLY company allowed to hang up to 3 banners and have a swag table on the dinner cruise
  • Everyone will love you

Become a Sponsor

Dirigo – $2000+

  • 4 tickets to WordCamp Maine 2014
  • Logo on the WordCamp Maine 2014 site, linked to details page
  • Invitation for 4 people to attend the sponsor/speaker party
  • Logo and link on the WordCamp Maine 2014 site
  • Logo on event program
  • Items on self-serve swag table (stickers or flyers, or branded object)
  • Mention in blog post and on Twitter and Facebook
  • Thank you mention at launch/close

Become a Sponsor

Casco Bay – $1500

  • 2 tickets to WordCamp Maine 2014
  • Logo and link on the WordCamp Maine 2014 site, linked to details page
  • Details page, with logo on the website (200 words)
  • Logo on event program
  • Swag on self-serve swag table (stickers or flyers, or branded object)
  • Mention in email newsletter
  • Mention in blog post
  • Twitter shout-out
  • Thank you mention at launch/close

Become a Sponsor

Peaks Island – $1000

  • 2 tickets to WordCamp Maine 2014
  • Logo on the WordCamp Maine 2014 site, linked to details page
  • Details page, with logo on the website (max 150 words)
  • Logo on event program
  • Swag on self-serve swag table (stickers or flyers)
  • Mention in email newsletter
  • Twitter shout-out
  • Thank you mention at launch/close

Become a Sponsor

Spring Point Ledge – $500

  • 2 tickets to WordCamp Maine 2014
  • Logo on the WordCamp Maine 2014 site, linked to details page
  • Details page, with logo on the website (max 150 words)
  • Twitter shout-out
  • Thank you mention at launch/close

Become a Sponsor

Fort Gorges – $200

  • 1 ticket to WordCamp Maine 2014
  • Logo on the WordCamp Maine 2014 site, linked to details page
  • Details page, with logo on the website (max 100 words)

Become a Sponsor

Donations in kind

We’re accepting donations in kind as well. Any assistance with food, consumables, printing, stickers and so on would be greatly appreciated. Sponsorship level will depend on donated items or discount levels.

Custom sponsorship

If you’d like to sponsor this event in a way not listed on this page, please feel free to contact us and present your offer. The point is to give back to the WordPress community, so we’re happy to work with you to achieve this end.

If you are interested in sponsoring WordCamp Maine please complete the Sponsor Interest form.