July 17-19, 2015


Columbus, Ohio, USA
Ohio 4H Center at OSU


$40 Person
Sponsors $100+


FRIDAY (All Day Workshops)

    • WordPress 101

From installing WordPress to using themes, plugins and adding content, we’ll walk you through getting started with the world’s most used content management system.

    • WordPress 201

For those a little further along, we’ll help you understand WordPress’ page templates, hooks, action and filters, custom post type and fields, child theming and more. Everything you need to further your skills as a WordPress developer.


    • The WordPress API

It’s SO fancy, you don’t even know.

    • Developers Hackathon

It’s a quick paced, team effort to build something useful from a set of data from OpenData.org chosen the day of Camp. Sharpen your skills and maybe even show off a little!


    • Contributor’s Day

The software that is WordPress is created by people just like you: developers, implementors, marketers, teachers, bloggers. Learn how you can lend your talent to the WordPress project.

    • Business Development

Learn from other WordPress agencies and freelancers how to increase your business’ revenue, efficiency and awareness.


Friday and Saturday at the Ohio 4H Center at The Ohio State University (9AM – 5PM)
Sunday at the VUE in the Brewery District (11AM – 4PM)


Adam Silver


Adam owns & operate Silver Lining Productions based in Redondo Beach,CA. He teaches a WP101 course at the local adult school, presents a monthly WordPress seminar at SBDC, runs the SouthBay WordPress Meetup. (more…)

Andrea Rennick


Support tech lead for Copyblogger’s suite of products, including the Genesis framework, Andrea has been a WordPress user since 2007. Her extensive experience in supporting WordPress users make her a leader in her field. (more…)

Angela Bergmann


Angie has been developing websites since 2000 and using WordPress since it was b2- in other words, a very long time. Additionally, she’s skilled in SEO, PPC, accessibility, and usability. (more…)

Angie Meeker


Angie is the lead organizer of WordCamp Columbus. She helps small businesses increase their sales online at angiemeekerdesigns.com and inboxgameplan.com. (more…)

Ben Byrne


“Ben Byrne is Chief Creative Officer at Cornershop Creative, which he co-founded in 2012. As CCO, Ben has nearly 20 years’ professional experience wireframing, designing, and developing for the web. (more…)

Benjamin Cool


Benjamin Cool is the Application Optimizer at A2 Hosting in Ann Arbor Michigan where he focuses on building “one click” tools for improving Web application performance. (more…)

Caleb Burks


Hey! I’ll just admit from the start that I’m a WordPress fanboy. I am a lover of all things WordPress! I’ve been working and developing with WordPress since 2009, and have since become a WooCommerce Ninja at Automattic. (more…)

Damon Sharp


Damon is currently a SR. Digital Engineer at inVentiv Creative Studios. He’s been taking on freelance WordPress theme and plugin development projects since 2007, and is the organizer of the Marysville WordPress meetup. (more…)

Danny Santoro


Hey everyone! I’m a Cincinnati born and raised fiction fanatic with an obsession for tech, code, and anything with a current, switch, or explosion. (more…)

Drew Jaynes

Drew Jaynes is a WordPress docs committer and recently lead the 4.2 release. He lives and works in Denver as a Web Engineer at 10up, a distributed digital agency focused on making publishing and content management easy and fun. 10up donates half of Drew’s time to contributing back to core and the community.

Eric Katz


He is currently a full stack developer, working as a senior consultant at Cardinal Solutions in the Arena District. Eric Katz has been working with WordPress professionally in the Columbus area for over 4 years. (more…)

Gery Deer


Gery L Deer is a copywriter, author, technical consultant and marketing specialist with GLD Enterprises Communications in Jamestown, Ohio. (more…)

Ian Wilson


Ian started off his career by swearing off web design entirely. This lasted through most of college, at which point he realized that print design is not a super viable career path and succumbed to the toxic allure of the World Wide Web. (more…)

Jamie Schmid


Jamie is a Web Architect at OhmzTech, a Milwaukee-based custom application and website development firm. (more…)

Jason Packer


Jason is the owner of Quantable; an analytics, architecture, and optimization consulting company. (more…)

Jessica Gardner


Jessica Gardner is the web development arm of Bitworx, an IT consulting business based in Kent, OH. She has an academic background in linguistics, library science and information architecture, and has been building websites since 1998. (more…)

Joe Querin


Joe Querin is a self taught web developer/designer for the past 17 years with a background in graphic design and computer art. (more…)

John Hartley


Front-end Web Developer at Dynamit, worked with Max Foundry on MaxButtons, the most popular button plugin for WordPress. 5+ years WordPress experience. Man of few words. (more…)

John Parkinson


John Parkinson is a WordPress user, a WordCamp attendee, more of a beginner than an expert. (more…)

Kyle Maurer


Kyle is the co-founder of a Jackson, Michigan based firm called Real Big Marketing which specializes in using WordPress to solve complicated problems for businesses. (more…)

Maria Averion


I’ve been a graphic designer, page designer, photo editor, web designer and PhotoShop user in the newspaper business for more than 20 years. (more…)

Mary Baum


Veteran creative, degreed designer, direct-response copywriter turned #genesiswp broad. Speak some @ WordCamps; permanent co-organizer of #wcstl. (more…)

Phil Hoyt


Phil Hoyt is a web developer, and he likes to create cool things. Ever since he was a child he has had a DIY attitude towards life. Plucking away at his keyboard late into the nights until the caffeine wore off. (more…)

Rich Koffy

While working towards a career transition into technology (where his real passion lies), Rich stumbled upon WordPress, and let’s just say it was love at first site! Since then, he has submerged himself in all things WordPress; developing WordPress sites and attending, speaking at, and organizing WordCamps and meetups while discovering his own WordPress voice. When he’s not knee-deep in achieving Career 2.0, Rich works full time in Supply Chain and teaches Web Development at a local Community College, evenings and online.

Ryan Duff


Ryan Duff has been working with WordPress since early 2004 and was the original author of WordPress Contact Form. As a long time community member, he enjoys exploring new ways to make use of WordPress. (more…)

Ryan Erwin


Ryan is the WordCamp Chicago lead organizer for 2015 and have been apart of the organizing team for almost 5 years. His experience ranges from small sites to large enterprise and multinational sites in both information and e-commerce.

Seth Shoultes

Seth is a self starter and has worked in the web design industry since 2001. He has owned a web design firm since 2005 and built over one hundred websites for small business owners and large companies throughout Utah and Arizona. In 2009, he developed Event Espresso, an event management system for WordPress.

Shawn Hooper


Shawn is a partner at Fivesense Technologies in Ottawa, Canada. A lifelong computer geek, Shawn wrote his first database application at the age of 12, and ran a bulletin board system while in high school. (more…)

Steve Grunwell


Steve Grunwell is a Senior Web Engineer at 10up, specializing in WordPress and application development. 10up is a World-class WordPress development company. (more…)

Tim Sisson


“Tim loves WordPress and enjoys leveraging it to meet businesses needs. He leads the Customer Community Team at InMotion Hosting where they write content and act as subject matter experts for software like WordPress. (more…)

Tom Harrigan


I’m a Principal Software Developer at Alley Interactive where I focus on large media sites. Over the years I’ve worked on properties such as NY Post, POLITICO.eu, Vogue, Digiday and others. (more…)

Topher DeRosia


Topher has been a WordPress developer for 5 years, and a general web developer for 20 years. He’s from Grand Rapids MI, where he lives with his wife and 2 kids. (more…)