Sponsors

Interested in sponsoring WordCamp? Our sponsor roster is now full, so join us next year or take a look at WordCamp Baltimore and other upcoming regional WordCamps.

Gold

BoldGrid

BoldGrid is a website builder powered by WordPress. It is a free set of WordPress plugins, themes, and other content that allows site creation and management similar to non-WordPress website builders. By placing WordPress more in line with DIY site builder solutions on the market, our mission is not only to make WordPress more accessible and easy for beginners to utilize, but also automate and streamline typical WordPress tasks to provide a fast, creator-friendly platform that even web professionals will appreciate.

Experience WordPress as a website builder, including: free pre-built themes, drag and drop editing, integrated image banks, simplified photo editing, built-in staging, automated backups, and so much more.

BoldGrid will have you creating professional looking WordPress sites in minutes!

www.boldgrid.com

WooCommerce

37% of all online stores are powered by WooCommerce. Built on WordPress, WooCommerce is a fully customizable, open source eCommerce solution.

Whether you’re selling a few handcrafted items to a niche market, taking an existing business online, or going global with an enterprise level eCommerce business – WooCommerce will get you set up and selling fast and scale securely as you grow. Plus your content will be forever yours and customizable down to the finest button color.

Developed and supported by a distributed team, WooCommerce is powered by Automattic, the creators of WordPress.com.

Jetpack

Jetpack is a free WordPress plugin that simplifies managing your sites. This single plugin enables Photon (a global CDN for images), uptime monitoring, brute force protection, traffic-boosting tools, single sign on, multiple-site management, and automatic or bulk plugin updates. Additionally Jetpack includes several features that help you customize the look and feel of your site without installing other tools. More information can be found at jetpack.com.

Bluehost

Bluehost has been a WordPress partner since 2005 and powers over 1 million WordPress sites worldwide. Their objective is to help customers, whether novice or pro, create a thriving online presence at an affordable price. With a team of in-house tech experts available 24/7, Bluehost dedicates time and resources to providing the best support and services in the industry. Join millions of other site owners and see what Bluehost can do for you and your online presence.

BlackMesh

Founded in 2003, BlackMesh is a trusted leader in innovative cloud-based solutions, offering secure, compliant, and scalable application hosting platforms with unlimited support to businesses of all sizes including the healthcare, government, and non-profit sectors. Delivering innovative solutions, BlackMesh system administrators are experienced at combining high-performance technologies with on-demand support. For more information, please visit www.blackmesh.com.

Pantheon

Pantheon puts the power of the Internet in the hands of developers and DevOps teams, delivering rock solid hosting along with the most complete platform for professional website creation. We’ve built the world’s best website management platform—one that gives web teams all of the developer tools, hosting, scaling, performance, workflow, and automation they need to build the best websites in the world. Pantheon powers 150,000 websites, serving billions of page views per month.

For more information, visit www.pantheon.io.

Silver

GoDaddy

GoDaddy Pro is a free membership program for web developers, designers & agencies. It offers exclusive tools to help onboard, manage and maintain multiple clients and their sites fast and easy. With GoDaddy Pro tools, you can easily shop for your client, monitor their sites, and manage their products from a single dashboard. Additionally, your membership includes advanced 24/7 technical support and rewards for recommending GoDaddy to your clients.

You can use GoDaddy Pro with all of GoDaddy’s newly refreshed hosting products, including Managed WordPress, cPanel shared hosting, our brand new cloud product, and our virtual and dedicated solutions.

And, always get the best price on GoDaddy products with your “30% off list price” member benefit.

Learn more about GoDaddy Pro.

10up

10up is a full service digital agency with a passionate team of 120+ full-time strategists, designers and engineers working around the globe. 10up focuses on making content management simple through its premiere web design & development consulting services, by contributing thousands of hours and dollars every year to open platforms like WordPress, and by providing tools and products that make web publishing a cinch. 10up works with clients across diverse industries including media, non-profit, education, government and retail, at the scale of medium sized businesses to enterprise organizations. From beautiful pixels to beautiful code, the team engineers elegant solutions and delivers high quality digital experiences, applying their passions to clients’ projects and goals. For more information, please visit 10up.com.

Bronze

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 500,000 commercial websites from all over the world.

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

We are looking for talent. If you are a smart programmer you are welcome to contact us here: http://wpml.org/home/were-hiring/.

DreamHost

Since 1997 DreamHost has helped individuals, small businesses, entrepreneurs and developers the world over bring their dreams to life on the Internet. From domain registrations to traditional web hosting and highly-optimized managed WordPress hosting, more than 400,000 customers trust DreamHost to be their online home. DreamHost supports the WordPress project and community with dedicated resources and a passionate team. Packed with excellent value, DreamHost is a great place to launch a blog, website, or online application into the stratosphere! Learn more at www.DreamHost.com

SiteLock

Currently protecting more than one million WordPress sites, SiteLock delivers a patented 360-degree website security solution to find, fix and prevent malware and other threats from affecting websites and their visitors. Services include automatic malware scanning and removal, an advanced web application firewall, static application security testing, PCI compliance and website acceleration powered by a global CDN. SiteLock offers phone, email and chat support, 24/7/365. With SiteLock, you can focus on what’s most important—your business, your passion, your word.

Metafizzy

Metafizzy makes powerful and easy-to-use UI libraries, made with care in Alexandria, VA. Metafizzy libraries include:

Metafizzy libraries are loved by developers for their robust APIs and documentation, and loved by users for their seamless interactions. The New York Times, Engadget, Whole Foods, and NASA all use Metafizzy. You make the stuff that matters, let Metafizzy handle the widgets.

Agileana

Agileana is a lean, agile, technology firm in the DC metro area serving government agencies and nonprofit organizations. Our core competencies include agile development, user centered design (UCD), and DevOps. We seek WordPress opportunities and WordPress professionals.

Jake Group

The Jake Group is a full-service digital creative agency headquartered in Washington, D.C. We offer clients an innovative blend of branding, design and custom interactive solutions.

CHIEF

CHIEF is a full-service agency creating new possibility in the public and private sector. From critical government and nonprofit missions to powerful consumer brands, we create experiences for your audiences that drive global impact. We’ve been driving transformative change for 30 years through brand development, digital marketing or website and technology solutions, and we’re hungry for meaningful challenges.

NeatlyPressed

NeatlyPressed provides enterprise-level WordPress support with a team of highly talented and dedicated experts. With years of extensive experience, We excel at supporting, securing, developing, and hosting government, education, legal, and commercial-specific websites and multi-sites. Created by Materiell, an award-winning enterprise WordPress development agency, NeatlyPressed is ready to ensure your website runs as you intended – all nice and neat.

Site Review | Support & Maintenance Services | Migrations | WCAG 2.0 | ElasticSearch | Tailored Solutions

WordCampDC attendees: ask us about a free site review! NeatlyPressed.com

In-kind

StickerGiant

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StickerGiant is an e-commerce company that prints custom stickers and product labels. They make it fast, fun and easy to order with quality guaranteed. Every sticker has a story. What’s yours?

Game Box Monthly

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Want awesome tabletop games delivered right to your door every month? Subscribe now to Game Box Monthly and be the hero of your next game night! Visit gameboxmonthly.com

Micro

Taupecat Studios

Taupecat Studios: The brand-new digital agency with a long history of success. Founded in 2017, we specialize in digital marketing with WordPress for organizations of all sizes.

Nice Work

Nice Work is an established agency in Arlington, Virginia that strategizes to create engaging WordPress sites for our clients that are authentic to their voice and culture. We increase awareness, followers and conversion…nicely.

The Digital Reader

The Digital Reader helps authors connect with readers. We solve website headaches so authors can get to work on their next best-seller.

WP Buffs

WP Buffs is the very best technical support partner for any individual, business or organization with a WordPress website. Think of us as your new CTO. Your website? We’ll take care of that.

We handle unlimited edits, performance enhancements, daily health maintenance and regular security troubleshooting so you don’t have to. This allows you to make bold decisions when it comes to your website without hesitating due to technical restraints.

Read more about WP Buffs here: https://wpbuffs.com/about-us/

Themetry

Themetry is a DC-based WordPress theme shop and tutorial site. We make themes with mathematical precision to detail, and teach you how to too! Themetry is a WordPress.com theme author. All of our themes are licensed 100% GPL.

Duckpin Design

Duckpin Design is a full service print, branding, web, and marketing agency in Baltimore, MD with over 30 years of experience. We’ve worked with Fortune 500s and small startups alike to develop stand-out branding, packaging, websites, and everything in between. Discover why our customers “roll with us” at https://www.duckpindesign.com/roll-with-us/

AmDee

Since 2009 AmDee has helped individuals, associations, small businesses and nonprofits design and develop their websites using open source technologies. AmDee specializes in creating integrated, accessible and attractive websites using WordPress. Personalized designs, individual attention, affordable price.

Actual Size

Actual Size is a full-service branding and digital design agency located in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. We design for people not web crawlers. Sure, we understand keywords, alt tags and meta data. We can integrate with APIs, and build webhooks. Functionality is crucial, but so is design. We understand people, and that’s who we’re trying to reach. Good design can emotionally connect with people, tell stories, educate, change perception and motivate action.

Digital Ink

Digital Ink, located in Takoma Park, MD, is the creative and digital team that builds amazing WordPress websites, creates exciting print and web graphic design, and delivers digital strategy that works.

Laser Engraving Pros

We can engrave anything but live animals.
Laserengravingpros.com