Sponsors

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Outstanding

Bluehost

Bluehost has been a WordPress partner since 2005 and powers over one million WordPress sites. Their goal is to provide outstanding hosting services and customer support for the best possible price. Bluehost is also constantly innovating and upgrading their services and infrastructure at no additional cost to their customers. Join the millions of other website owners that have already chosen Bluehost and see how they can help you with your site.

Jetpack

Jetpack can supercharge your self-hosted site with a suite of the most powerful WordPress.com features.

WiredTree

WiredTree provides Managed VPS and Managed Dedicated Servers to WordPress users worldwide from our Chicago-based data center and offices. Every WT server is backed by 24×7 telephone support, ticket support with 15 minute average response times, and is fully managed and monitored by WiredTree to maximize uptime and minimize frustration. All servers come ready-to-run with cPanel/WHM and are optimized and security hardened with firewall and anti-spam out of the box. With experience in SSD technology, MariaDB, Memcached, WordPress plugins, server optimization, and LiteSpeed Web server, WiredTree can take your site’s performance to the next level.

Superb

DreamHost

DreamHost is a global Web hosting and cloud services provider with over 350,000 customers and 1.2 million blogs, websites and apps hosted. The company offers a wide spectrum of Web hosting and cloud services including Shared Hosting, Virtual Private Servers (VPS), Dedicated Server Hosting, Domain Name Registration, the cloud storage service, DreamObjects, and the cloud computing service DreamCompute. More information can be found at http://dreamhost.com.

GoDaddy

Nearly as old as the Internet itself, GoDaddy was born to give people an easy, affordable way to get their ideas online. Today, we have more than 12 million customers around the world, but our goal is much the same. We’re here to help people easily start, confidently grow and successfully run their own ventures. In short, to help them kick ass, online and off!

Web: https://www.godaddy.com/
Phone: 480.505.8877
Twitter: @GoDaddy

Splendid

WPML

WPML turns WordPress websites multilingual. It works with caching, SEO and E-Commerce plugins, and allows the building of complete multilingual sites. WPML powers simple blogs as well as corporate and enterprise sites.

WPML allows users to translate everything in the site, including content, menus, widgets and even theme and plugin texts. WPML powers over 400,000 commercial websites from all over the world.

More information about going multilingual can be found at WPML.org

Gold

InMotion Hosting

Founded in 2001, InMotion Hosting is one of the premier providers of web hosting worldwide, with a consistent record of award-winning customer satisfaction due to their 24/7, proactive customer service. With a commitment to Open Source and a sponsor of WordCamps across the country for the past half-decade, InMotion offers WordPress users a great platform to power your WP site. Our backend technology is based on Better Linux and combines with powerful hardware to offer our customers continuous 99.999% network uptimes. We provide a variety of tools and technologies geared toward Word Press users, including auto-installs of WP, WP-CLI, and immediate Root access. It’s our goal to innovate constantly so that we continue to be among the most popular names in web hosting.

WPBeginner.com

WPBeginner is the largest free WordPress resource site with over 320,000+ subscribers from 190 countries around the world. Founded by Syed Balkhi in 2009, WPBeginner has always helped users learn how to make the most out of WordPress. WPBeginner offers free videos and step by step WordPress tutorials for beginners.

WPBeginner has guides like how to choose WordPress hosting, how to install WordPress, how to build an email list in WordPress, and many more.

The team at WPBeginner is also behind some of the most popular plugins such as OptinMonster – WordPress popup and lead-generation plugin, Soliloquy – responsive WordPress slider, and Envira Gallery – responsive WordPress gallery.

Visit WPBeginner // Twitter @WPBeginner

Pantheon

Pantheon is the website management platform top developers, marketers, and IT use to build, launch and run all their Drupal & WordPress websites.

Pantheon includes all of the tools professional developers need to build best-practice sites—like staging environments, version control, backups and workflow. Powering 80,000+ sites with hundreds of millions of page views, Pantheon’s container-based infrastructure allows you to launch websites faster, without worrying about traffic spikes, security or performance. It’s free in development. You can scale in software on the same infrastructure from day one, and never touch a server again.

SiteGround

SiteGround, with over 10 years in the business, provides managed WordPress hosting that does not miss a thing! Their servers, available in 3 different data centers across the world, are optimized for ultimate WordPress speed and security and they provide many goodies for the WordPress fans – automatic updates for the core WordPress and its plugins, WordPress SuperCacher for ultimate speed acceleration, staging tool for the coders and unique WordPress autoinstaller for the starting users – all crafted in-house by the SiteGround team. And still they do not forget the importance of the good old standard hosting features like the domain name registration, the email service, control panel and the reasonable pricing. They also have a support team that is not only available 24/7 by phone, chat and ticketing, but consists of WordPress enthusiasts who will help you with specific WordPress issues. SiteGround has been actively involved with the community speaking, supporting and attending various WordCamps around the world and by sponsoring WordCamp Miami, they want to further contribute to the amazing WordPress community.

.CLUB Domains

.Club Domains

There’s never been a better time to be a part of a club. Now you can get the perfect yourname.club address – a URL that has meaning and marketing value… a URL that immediately tells the world you are about people sharing a common interest, whatever that passion may be.

inSite

inSites are smart, personalized recipes that automatically CHANGE your website at pre determined TRIGGER points (such as Time, Location or Visits etc) to create a richer, more engaged and relevant visitor experience that drives greater conversion.

Silver

WP Migrate DB Pro

WP Migrate DB Pro eliminates the manual work of migrating a WordPress database. Push and pull your database and media files from one WordPress install to another with a single-click in your dashboard. Especially handy for syncing a local development database with a live site. Click here to learn more.

Crowd Favorite

Crowd Favorite is a premier, boutique professional services firm focused on enterprise-level clients such as National Geographic, Lexus, DirecTV, Motorola, and several major movie studios. A leader in the WordPress community and the first WordPress professional services firm, Crowd Favorite has established offices throughout the world to deliver large-scale client projects. Crowd Favorite also provides consulting and web development services specializing in web applications and user experience.

Wrecking Ball

We have a passion to create engaging experiences, tell stories and build platforms. We are designers, developers, strategists, technologists, writers, and educators. We are old school and new school. We live and breathe the digital space, and have lived through traditional media. We understand. We listen. We consistently succeed. We work with great clients and are encircled with great people. We are Wrecking Ball. Join us in a conversation about what we do all day and all night.

MainWP

Say hello to the web’s best WordPress management solution.

MainWP brings 360-degrees of control to WordPress management with a simple, streamlined interface that lets users control all their sites in a snap. Now schedule automated backups, monitor up-time, manage content and plugins across multiple sites with push-button ease.

MainWP is self-hosted and free. You can download it directly from WordPress.org and take advantage of a cutting-edge, open-source solution that helps you get more done in less time. You get one central and intuitive Dashboard for 1-click updates, adding and editing posts and pages, and creating backups for all connected sites.

You can also broaden the scope of MainWP and make it your own using purpose-built Extensions designed to expand its capabilities. Choose from a wide selection of add-ons including SEO, marketing, security, maintenance and more, MainWP gives you a powerful line-up of Extensions to choose from.

With MainWP, it’s time to make WordPress management effortlessly efficient.

Ukuu People

Ukuu People effortlessly ties all of your contact interactions and contact data collection tools together to form one authoritative master list of all of your contacts and a record of your interactions with them. Check them out at UkuuPeople.com.

Gravity Forms

GravityForms is the best form management solution, period. If you’re putting forms on your site, you should be using Gravity Forms. Build and publish your WordPress forms in just minutes. No drudgery, just quick and easy form-building. Select your fields, configure your options and easily embed forms on your WordPress powered site using the built-in tools. That’s way more satisfying (and less fattening) than a peanutty candy bar any day.

Learn more: www.gravityforms.com

ServerPress

DesktopServer from ServerPress.com makes it simple to create local WordPress sites in just a matter of a few clicks. With DesktopServer you can design, develop and deploy WordPress solutions quickly and easily. It is the ONLY localhost server that integrates WordPress with Adobe® Dreamweaver®, Panic’s Coda and Diet Coda with WYSIWYG features for theme design and web developer professionals, offers multi-site, import and export (deployment) of archive files such as BackupBuddy, Duplicator, BackWPUp, BackUp WordPress, InfiniteWP & ManageWP, create custom blueprints and a lot more! Save tons of time and even more “brain damage” with DesktopServer!

Bronze

WooThemes

WooThemes is an international, market leading, bootstrapped business providing a platform to extend standard WordPress-powered websites via a range of innovative themes and plugins. With WooThemes businesses and individuals can get professional WordPress sites launched quickly and affordably.

What started in 2008 as 3 WordPress enthusiasts who met online, from 3 different countries, is now an international team of designers, developers and support ninjas catering for a passionate community of hundreds of thousands of users.

Visit WooThemes.com or follow on Twitter: @WooThemes.

Sucuri

Cyber security is a mile wide, and a mile deep. Hacked websites are only becoming more common as global hacker communities continue to grow, share their evil tools, and automate attacks using bots. You might never know if your website was vulnerable, or if the attacker took steps to hide their tracks. It’s enough to drive a webmaster crazy. How do you keep up?

At Sucuri, our labs are dedicated to researching and thwarting the latest and emerging threats to websites like yours. Our team handles your website security needs, so that you can get back to what you’re best at: running your online presence. Passion is at the heart of everything we do, and we cut through the noise to provide you with complete security solutions. Our services are built around three defining principles – People. Process. Technology – the three founding elements of information security.

Team up with Sucuri and gain the peace you are looking for with your website security. We secure websites, so you don’t have to.

Chris Lema

Chris Lema is the CTO and Chief Strategist at Crowd Favorite. He’s also a daily blogger, a public speaker, and product strategist. He helps companies leverage WordPress, and helps WordPress companies find leverage.

WebDevStudios

WebDevStudios is a website development company that focuses on custom WordPress website and plugin development, providing custom solutions for clients like Microsoft, US National Parks, WEtv, Discovery Channel, University of Pennsylvania, Kaspersky Antivirus and more.

The WDS team prides itself on the contributions it makes to the WordPress community (5 core contributors) and we love to create new and innovative features that change the way websites are designed and developed. Our team is passionate about the work they do and work extremely hard to ensure that our clients are happy.

WDS is a 100% distributed company, with headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, New Jersey, and Milwaukee, WI.

 

 

 

StickerGiant

StickerGiant prints high-quality stickers and labels. They have the best customer service, quick turnaround times and free custom shapes using state of the art laser cutting. Every sticker has a story. Want to share your story today? They’re waiting to hear from you.
stickergiant.com

Email: marketing@stickergiant.com

Every sticker has a story.

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BackupBuddy

Since 2008, iThemes has been creating WordPress tools to help you build and grow your freelance web design business with WordPress.

BackupBuddy The best way to back up (and move) a WordPress site.

iThemes Sync

Since 2008, iThemes has been creating WordPress tools to help you build and grow your freelance web design business with WordPress.

iThemes Sync is an easy way to manage updates for all your WordPress sites from one place. Instead of logging into each site individually, you have one place to view and install available updates.

Community

Florida International University |Business

Florida International University’s College of Business, South Florida’s leading business school with unique expertise in international business, entrepreneurship, healthcare management, and a broad range of financial services, is the largest of the university’s professional schools. Among the college’s more than 42,000 alumni are some of South Florida’s most successful business leaders and entrepreneurs. More than 6,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate business courses in its R. Kirk Landon Undergraduate School of Business, and over 2,000 graduate students study in its Alvah H. Chapman Jr. Graduate School of Business every year. Another 1,000 business professionals participate annually in one or more of its professional and executive education programs.

For more information, visit http://business.fiu.edu.

Nova Southeastern University

Nova Southeastern University’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences provides educational programs of distinction to prepare students for leadership roles in the computer and information sciences field. With internationally recognized faculty, innovative curricula, and flexible online and campus-based formats for its five Master of Science, three Ph.D. and three certificate programs – the GSCIS’s graduates are sought after around the world. Designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education, their information assurance curriculum is recognized by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. For more information, please visit www.scis.nova.edu.

MIAMI AD SCHOOL

Miami Ad School

ABOUT MIAMI AD SCHOOL

Founded in 1993, Miami Ad School has grown to a network of 14 advertising schools in nine different countries. Through the school’s partnerships with dozens of agencies and companies, students have the opportunity to intern and get real-world experience while they are still in school. Our creative and practical approach to training has made our students the most awarded on the planet.

ABOUT OUR GLOBAL NETWORK OF ADVERTISING SCHOOLS

Miami Ad School is at the intersection of education and real-world experience. Students learn by doing from instructors who are professionals from the advertising, design and tech world. Students develop ideas and advertising campaigns, videos, social media strategies, websites, apps, products and new business models.

Refresh Miami

Refresh Miami - WordCamp Miami

The mission of RefreshMiami is to foster the entrepreneurial and technical communities of South Florida. Our principal focus is to provide the community with a steady stream of educational content focused on inspiring and educating the technological and entrepreneurial communities.

South Florida PHP Users Group

The South Florida PHP Users Group (SoFloPHP) works to unite and grow the PHP community of South Florida with events in the Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Ft. Lauderdale, and Miami areas. We strive to: create a community where PHP professionals grow together, expand PHP usage in South Florida, help developers through mentoring and training, create events to further the previous points, and maintain a harassment free zone.

Girl Develop It

About Girl Develop It:

Girl Develop It is a nonprofit organization that provides affordable programs for adult women interested in learning web and software development in a judgment-free environment. Our vision is to create a network of empowered women who feel confident in their abilities to code and build beautiful web and mobile applications. Join the community by taking part in one of our free community social events, be inspired by other local women in technology, and be part of the movement of more women in tech.  Programming classes are offered throughout Miami-Dade, Broward and West Palm Beach counties.  Join us to learn HTML, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, Javascript, PHP, MySQL, WordPress and more! Contact us at www.GDIMiami.com.

BlackTechWeek / Code Fever

codefevermiami-logo-trademarkBlack Tech Week was established in 2014 by Code Fever to provide more impactful programming around Black History Month. In addition to celebrating innovators of color, the entire week of events aims to change the narrative surrounding our community and replace it with innovation, creativity and technology that stretches the trajectory of our community. Our mission is to celebrate innovators of color and accelerate Miami, Florida USA as the United States gateway to Africa and the diaspora. With the proliferation of social networks, wearable technology, mobile, technology tools and social connections, our generation holds the keys to change the world and it has never been as accessible as it is today. During this exciting week organizations, community partners, startups and tech companies will be hosting events to highlight tech innovation and diversity across the globe. There many people of color doing beyond amazing work here in south Florida and across the globe. Black Tech Week will serve as the platform to acknowledge, celebrate, and support innovative thought provoking conversations & content by people of color. Black Tech Week is about thinking beyond today and tomorrow in order to build a diverse and connected organization for the diaspora.

Community Sponsors

KiloThought

HR Bartender

FooPlugins

Smartduu

CalderaWP

Metapilot

InboundDen

ThemeIsle

WP Kube

BlogPromoterApps

May 29-31st, 2015