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Bridging the Cultural & Communication Gap

This August Maine will host its first ever Wordcamp. Wordcamps are basically for people who love to use, build, work, write, and create websites with WordPress. There are people from all skill levels, from those just starting out to those that contribute code to core. Wordcamps represent the WordPress open source project and the community. This event is independently organized by local WordPress community in order to provide content, speakers, classes, programming, and activities specifically for them, and also showcase local talent.

Event Details:

  • Date: August 15-17, 2014


  • Maine College of Art
    522 Congress St,
    Portland, ME 04101
    (207) 775-3052


  • Friday, August 15, 2014: Afternoon intro/intermediate classes for those unfamiliar with WordPress or those who need to refresh
  • Saturday, August 16, 2014: Main event with talks, Happiness bar, after party, etc.
  • Sunday, August 17, 2014: Contributors day, meant for developers to contribute to WordPress core (no charge for this portion, but limited space)

Wordcamp Maine’s goal is to help 250 attendees to gain knowledge about the WordPress platform.

Worcamps are a great chance for new and old friends to come together and enjoy the camaraderie of the community. In addition to educational opportunities, Wordcamps provide ample social and networking opportunities for the speakers, sponsors, organizers, and WordPress Expert to connect.

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