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WordCamp Phoenix 2024

When

February 9, 2024 - February 10, 2024    
All Day

The much-anticipated WordCamp Phoenix 2024 took place on February 9-10 at Phoenix College in Phoenix, Arizona, bringing together a diverse community of WordPress users, developers, and aficionados. This event was not just a conference—it was a celebration of the WordPress platform, which powers a significant portion of the web.  

This year’s edition again brought together participants to share their passion, insights, and stories, offering a unique opportunity to connect with others, learn from industry experts, and be inspired by the collective knowledge and creativity of the community. 

Discover the essence of WordCamps 

WordCamps play a pivotal role in the WordPress community, celebrating the open-source spirit that underpins WordPress. From beginners to seasoned professionals, WordCamps provide an inclusive space for all to collaborate, learn from each other, and contribute to the growth of WordPress.  

These gatherings are crucial for keeping the community up-to-date and interconnected, ensuring that WordPress continues to thrive as a dynamic and user-friendly platform. 

Brief stats 

  • Location: Phoenix College 
  • Date: February 9th – 10th, 2024 
  • Attendees: 195+ 
  • Sessions: 26 
  • Speakers: 28 
  • Organizers: 12 
  • Sponsors: 21 

Bluehost at WordCamp Phoenix 

As a top sponsor, Bluehost was thrilled to be part of WordCamp Phoenix. We were excited to connect with attendees and showcase our innovative WonderSuite offering—a suite of tools designed to make WordPress totally customizable and easy. Our booth was a hub of activity, where attendees discovered how Bluehost could elevate their online presence and simplify the website creation process. 

Visitors at our booth had the chance to snag some amazing goodies like pens, cardholders, and notebooks. We believe that the true essence of these events lies in the exchange of ideas and fostering connections, and our team had the wonderful opportunity to engage and interact well with participants. 

Our team at WordCamp Phoenix 

Three of our dedicated team members were present at WordCamp Phoenix, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise: 

  • Jocelyn Hendrickson – Sr. Product Manager 
  • Chris Miles – Sr. Product Manager 
  • Micah Wood – Manager, Engineering

Diverse lineup of sessions 

WordCamp Phoenix 2024 featured a rich and diverse lineup of sessions. With insightful talks, hands-on workshops, and networking sessions, the event was tailored to initiate conversations, encourage collaborations, and ignite new ideas. Bluehost was proud to have three of our experts contributing to this wealth of knowledge: 

Jocelyn Hendrickson, Sr. Product Manager, Bluehost, presented “E-Commerce Analytics for WordPress: Navigating Data to Propel Online Success.” The session was a must-attend for anyone looking to leverage data analytics in e-commerce. 

Micah Wood, Engineering Manager, Bluehost, enlightened attendees with his talk on “Development Automations with GitHub Actions,” where he offered insights into streamlining development workflows. 

Chris David Miles, Sr. Product Manager, Bluehost, will be speaking on “Understanding Your Customer Using Personas and Empathy Maps,” discussing the importance of high-quality images, engaging product descriptions, and SEO-friendly content that converts visitors into buyers. 

Keanan Koppenhaver spoke on “AI Crash Course for WordPress Users,” discussing how AI can be integrated into daily workflows. 

Winstina Hughes & Yvonne Gonzalez gave an enlightening talk on “Leading in Tech: 3 Core Competencies for Current and Future Leaders,” shedding light on universal leadership competencies applicable across tech sectors and remote teams.  

Bidding farewell to WordCamp Phoenix 2024 

WordCamp Phoenix 2024 was more than just an event; it was a beacon for WordPress enthusiasts and professionals to unite, share, and evolve. Bluehost, as a proud sponsor and participant, was committed to contributing to this enriching experience. Whether looking to gain insights, share experiences, or enjoy the company of fellow WordPress devotees, WordCamp Phoenix was the place to be. 

Remember, the WordPress journey doesn’t end here; it’s a continuous exploration. Stay connected, keep learning, and let’s continue to build wonderful things together. Until next time, thank you for being a part of WordCamp Phoenix 2023.  

See you in the exciting adventures that lie ahead in the world of WordPress! 💙 

 

 

 

  • Minal Agarwal

    Minal is the Director of Brand Marketing at Bluehost. With over 15 years of business experience in the technology industry, she strives to create solutions and content that fulfill a customer's needs. She is a dog mom and a stickler for calendaring.

    Education
    Masters in Marketing Management
    Previous Experience
    Strategic Partnerships, Customer Success, Events and Community
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