Upcoming WordCamp and WordPress Events include:
- The Dallas/Ft. Worth Area WordPress March Meetup – March 28, 2009
- The Chicago WordPress March Meetup – WordPress Plugins – March 28, 2009
- Atlanta, Georgia – Atlanta WordPress Users Group Meetup – March 28, 2009
- North Carolina – Greater Charlotte Area WordPress Group March Meetup – March 28, 2009
- WordCamp Egypt (English) – March 28, 2009
- Alameda, California – The East Bay WordPress March Mash-up – March 29, 2009
- The New Jersey WordPress April Meetup – April 1, 2009
- Las Vegas WordPress Meetup – April 1, 2009
- New Jersey WordPress Meetup – April 1, 2009
- Gulf Coast WordPress/Blogger April Meetup – April 2, 2009
- WordCamp China – April 4, 2009
- WordCamp Hong Kong – April 5, 2009
- Austin, Texas – The Austin WordPress Meetup Group – April 7, 2009
- WordCamp Tokyo (English) – April 7, 2009
- Ft. Lauderdale, Florida – South Florida WordPress April Meetup – April 8, 2009
- New Orleans, Louisiana – WordCamp NOLA – April 10-11, 2008 (Twitter)
- Chennai, Tamil Nadu – WordPress Garage (Tech Camp for WordPress) – April 18, 2009
- Long Beach, California – Southern California WordPress Group – April 18, 2009
- Chicago – Successful and Outstanding Bloggers Conference (SOBCon) – May 1-5, 2009
- WordCamp Toronto – May 8-10, 2009
- Richmond, Virginia – WordCamp RVA – May 9, 2009
- Ohio – WordCamp Columbus – May 16, 2009
- Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia – WordCamp Mid-Atlantic – May 16, 2009
- Milan, Italy – WordCamp Milan 2009 – May 22-23, 2009
- WordCamp San Francisco 2009 – May 30, 2009
- Los Angeles, California – WordCamp LA – September 12, 2009
- Portland, Oregon – WordCamp Portland – September 19-20, 2009
- WordCamp Seattle – September 26, 2009 (WordCamp Seattle Twitter)
Upcoming WordCamps not scheduled or confirmed:
- WordCamp Montreal in July
- WordCamp Indy (Indianapolis)
- WordCamp Augusta
- WordCamp Argentina
- WordCamp Perú
- WordCamp New Zealand
- WordCamp Iowa
WordCamp and WordPress Event News
WordCamp LA: WordCamp LA has been announced. They are planning on September 12, 2009, for the event.
WordCamp Toronto News: WordCamp Toronto volunteers are working overtime to publicize and prepare for their May 8-10, 2009, event. They have found the event venue at OASI in Toronto’s West End, are looking for local artists to display their work during the event, are having a FREE WordCamp Toronto Tickets Giveaway, and invite everyone to help promote the event by downloading a WordCamp Toronto Banner and displaying it on their blogs. Registration is filling fast for this amazing event, so sign up now to get a seat.
WordCamp Dallas News: WordCamp Dallas is June 27-28, 2009, at the University of Dallas in Dallas, Texas. The ticket price is $30 and covers meals and t-shirts and other goodies over the two day event.
WordCamp RVA News: WordCamp RVA is May 9, 2009, in Richmond, Virginia, at Hirschler Fleischer. Admission is free but registration is required. You can also track the event’s news on their Twitter at @wordcamprva.
WordCamp Chicago News: WordCamp Chicago now has a venue. It will be at the UBS Tower Conference Center in downtown Chicago. It has a maximum capacity for 200 attendees, which means seating will extremely limited. Register now.
WordCamp San Francisco 2009 News: WordCamp San Francisco 2009 is open for registration. Some hot speakers are already lined up for the May 30, 2009, event at the Mission Bay Conference Center, including Matt Cutts, Tim Ferris, Philip Greenspun, Douglas Hanna, Tara Hunt, Andy Peatling, and Steve Sounders. This often sells out so get your ticket and arrangements to attend the parent WordCamp event of the year now.
WordCamps and WordPress Meetups Everywhere
- WordPress Meetup: A WordPress Meetup is a frequent meeting of WordPress fans. If you would like to start a WordPress Meetup group, find a meeting place and announce it among your friends, and add a listing to the Yahoo Upcoming events for WordPress and WordPress Meetups Upcoming Events and tag them “WordPress Events” and “WordPress”, as many track WordPress event announcements there.
- WordCamp: A WordCamp is a day or two long event with sponsors and dozens if not hundreds of WordPress fans gathering annually. If you would like to sponsor or host a WordCamp, check out the new official site for tracking WordCamps is WordCamp Central, which includes instructions and guidelines for running a WordCamp. Get a Twitter account and add a listing to the Yahoo Upcoming events for WordPress and WordPress Meetups Upcoming Events and tag them “WordPress Events” and “WordCamp.
- WordPress and WordCamp Event News: In addition to our weekly Blog Herald WordPress News, you can learn more about the various WordPress and WordCamp Events on the official WordCamp Central site, The WordCamp Report, Yahoo Upcoming events for WordPress, WordPress Meetups Upcoming Events, and Upcoming: Public events tagged with “WordCamp”.
WordPress Meetup or WordCamp Near You? If you are putting together a WordCamp or WordPress event, please email me so I can publicize it here. If there is a WordCamp near you, go.
Copyright Lorelle VanFossen, member of the 9Rules Network, and author of Blogging Tips, What Bloggers Won't Tell You About Blogging.