We’d like to thank all of our sponsors for helping us make WordCamp NYC 2012 the Best WordCamp Ever. Without them, it wouldn’t be happening. Please give their representatives a pat on the back when you see them at the event.
NorthPoint is an enterprise digital platform strategy and technology-consulting firm based in New York City. They have been at the forefront of delivering some of the most high-trafficked, content-managed sites for many of the world’s leading organizations across the Media, Publishing, Healthcare, Education, and Not-for-profit industries.
NorthPoint’s WordPress expertise includes but is not limited to Content Strategy, Information Architecture, Content Management Systems, Web Technology, Search, SEO, Social Media, Blogs, and Mobile. Their goal is to help organizations author, manage, and deliver content of any type to any platform or device including mobile, websites, knowledge management portals, intranets, and extranets.
NorthPoint is thoroughly immersed in the WordPress community – they attend and sponsor WordPress events around the country; they put out thought-leadership pieces; and strive to keep up with the whats, wheres, and hows of WordPress: putting WordPress to work effectively for your organization.
For more information, please visit www.northps.com.
nRelate creates the best content plugins to help bloggers and publishers increase their pageviews and revenues. Currently running on over 30,000 WordPress sites, nRelate’s plugins are responsible for millions of extra page views every day. You can find nRelate’s three plugins at WordPress.org:
Wordnik helps both bloggers and casual readers find and discover meaningful content. Our first product,wordnik.com, is the world’s largest online dictionary, powered by our “word graph” technology which understands the complex relationships between all the words in the English language. Now, we’re bringing our word graph and discovery technology to WordPress.
We are designing unique and ground-breaking WordPress plugins that will take your blog to the next level. With our content discovery engine, we can help your readers discover interesting content and help you, the blogger, add related content to your posts. Together, these tools will help you understand your readers better, turn casual readers into engaged members of your community, and help you build a community of bloggers with shared interests and linked posts.
Interested in learning more about our product? Take a quick survey that will help us make it even better and sign up for our beta release.
WP Engine a WordPress-Only Hosting Company
In their own words, WP Engine explains their hosting:
“We serve 100,000,000 requests daily, each one carefully and continuously tuned for speed, scalability, and security. We’re beloved by hundreds of bloggers from huge, popular sites down to small company home pages who care about their SEO ranking and their users’ experience. Perhaps best of all is our tech support, where only WordPress experts answer questions. As Mikhail Baryshnikov says, “Try it. You’ll like it”
WebMatrix is a free web development tool from Microsoft that includes everything you need for website development. Start from open source web applications, built-in web templates or just start writing code yourself. It’s all-inclusive, simple and best of all free. Developing websites has never been easier.
- WebMatrix is capability bundled with simplicity
- WebMatrix combines five products in one, letting you install, develop, optimize, deploy and manage your sites and databases.
- WebMatrix provides support for the latest web standards like HTML5 & CSS3, multiple frameworks like PHP, Node, or ASP.NET, and multiple database engines.
- You can’t go wrong. It’s the tool to use to create awesome WordPress sites
And it’s all free.
If you use WordPress to build things for other people, we want to make your life easier. No matter whether you freelance on a solo basis, lead a small web shop, make plugins in a dark closet, or crack the whip at a large design firm, our aim is to become your go-to source of information and resources to help you expand your WordPress skills and know-how. To make you better at what you do. To make it easier to make your living and look great doing it.
You’re part of a tribe of WordPress designers and developers over 10,000 strong, spanning the entire globe. CodePoet.com aims to bring the working knowledge and real world strategies of those people into one place, for you to tap into.
WebDevStudios is a premier web development company based in Philadelphia. Going all the way back to 2001, when they were formed by Marine Corps programmers Brad Williams and Brian Messenlehner, WebDevStudios specialize in WordPress-powered websites. They boast a full staff of developers and designers in and around the New York City area who live and breathe WordPress. WebDevStudios pride themselves on being WordPress experts and have the resources to support any client, from a single blog to a WP Multisite network with thousands of sites to a BuddyPress site with thousands of members!
- Website Design
- Project Scoping and Consulting
- Content and Training
- Migration Strategy
- Web Services and APIs
- Social Network ApplicationsMobile Application
- Support and Maintenance.
Our great thanks to WebDevStudios for their generous contribution to the 2012 NYC WordCamp! You can find them at WebDevStudios.com
Event Espresso is the premiere event registration and ticketing management plugin for WordPress. This premium plugin for WordPress allows even basic users to turn your existing blog or website into a fully featured event management website. With features like printable tickets with QR codes and mobile apps that let you check attendees in at the door; along with custom registration forms and integration with more than 20 gateways, Event Espresso can help any small company be more successful with each event. Event Espresso is also fully-supported with dedicated support staff and developers and they’re launching a new website soon to provide the best customer service offered by commercial WordPress plugins.
For more information please visit http://eventespresso.com.
SiteGround offers high-quality hosting services and has created a special hosting package for WordPress that is currently used by thousands of WordPress websites. The package includes a unique server setup that increases the security of the WordPress installations and a 24/7 support team with in-depth WordPress knowledge. Their team has also developed WordPress resources like themes and tutorials that are available for free download and use by any WordPress fan.
Since December last year SiteGround has started a great initiative for sponsoring WordCamps (Orlando, Las Vegas, Miami, Phoenix, Slovakia, San Diego) but so far They didn’t have a chance to attend any of them. Luckily this is now going to change and the SiteGround team is looking forward to personally attending WordCamp NYC and meet the WordPress fans there! They hope that by sponsoring this event that they can contribute even more for the development of the great WordPress community. SiteGround is promising some special giveaways for everyone attending too!
To learn more about our WordPress hosting package, check out our WordPress hosting offer:
Site Ground WordPress Hosting
Zemanta is a revolutionary new platform for accelerating on-line content production for any web user. Any user-created text (a blog post, article or web page) is directly “read” by Zemanta, which recognizes all contextual content. Zemanta then combs the web for the most relevant images, smart links, keywords and text, instantly serving these results to the user to enrich and inform their content. What’s more, Zemanta can be deployed on all major content publishing platforms and web browsers through a simple plug-in.
Check them out here
10up is a premium web agency that imagines, builds, and grows amazing websites with WordPress. They serve an incredible group of clients, ranging from small family businesses to diverse WordPress.com VIP clients like TechCrunch, Universal Sports, and Trulia, to universities like Bates College and the University of Rhode Island. Their team includes rockstar WordPress core contributors and developers of the some of the best plug-ins on the repository.
A message from 10up:
At 10up, we value giving back to the community. That’s why we contribute employee time to free WordPress projects, release and support free plug-ins, teach at colleges and WordCamps around the country, volunteer our time to help run meet ups and WordCamps, and yes, sponsor events like this.
We’re always looking for new and engaging projects with customers looking for a partner who believes in doing it right the first time. A distributed shop with 10 full time employees around the country (and rapidly growing!), 10up is also always looking for new talent. Work from anywhere in the country with amazing developers, participate in conferences, and build amazing sites with WordPress. We’re hiring WordPress developers and a Marketing Coordinator.
BraveNewCode Inc. is Canadian company that began in 2007 as a simple design & development portfolio for the work of Dale Mugford. In early 2008, software engineer Duane Storey climbed aboard contributing his extensive talents to the mix. Dale handles most of the front-end design & CSS, while Duane contributes his extensive programming skills to the mix, making BraveNewCode a full-blown web creation company. Uniquely, Dale and Duane share cross-over skills and a passion for quality and precision. Together, the projects and plugins they’ve built are thoughtfully created and maintained.
Their plugins include:
- WPtouch Pro and WPTouch for mobile versions of your WordPress website
- WordTwit Pro and WordTwit to push tweets from WordPress to Twitter
- Piggy Pro to view sales data for your Woo Commerce, WP e-Commerce, Shopp or Cart 66 powered WordPress website.
- Earth Hour a plugin that allows you to show support for the Earth Hour event and turn off your website’s lights.
Small Business $500
Level 3 Media LLC is a NYC based WordPress design company focused on WordPress Website design and management for small businesses. Their Virtual Webmaster program can help companies manage their WordPress sites and take advantage of the evolution of the platform, plugins and social media.
WPinHouse provides Enterprise-level WordPress guidance, strategies, training, and solutions to corporations and agencies.
Integrating overall strategy and detailed WordPress execution is their “secret sauce.”
Halyard Consulting exclusively uses WordPress to build client sites. Don’t let your online efforts hinge on luck. Hire Halyard Consulting to lead you to victory.
Green Diablo provides
They design creative and user-friendly Web 2.0 experiences with video and social media integration on WordPress. Green Diablo offers responsive web design to improve the user experience across all devices.
Green Diablo creates engaging animated videos to introduce your brand and promote your services and products. Animated intro videos are the perfect addition to tell your story on your homepage.
WPSecurity.com has been helping our ecommerce clients, business associates, neighbor companies and friends protect their WordPress websites since mid-2005.
WPSecurity.com is owned by WordPress Security Pros, Tambra Bernal and D.K. Smith, who manage a small team of trusted coders and programmers. The hands-on work is done in-house, and they have long-standing contracts with some top coders and programming professionals to better meet specialized security requirements. When combined, the co-founders and core team have over 70 years of WordPress coding and development, programming, and webmastering experience.
“To protect the World Wide Web from hackers, one WordPress site at a time.”
Many thanks to StickerGiant for being the official sticker sponsor of WordCamp NYC!
StickerGiant are real heroes in the WordPress community, as they sponsor so many WordCamps. They are awesome people who are passionate about customer care and making great stickers.
Located in Boulder, Colorado – in a 100% wind-powered facility – StickerGiant offers one-on-one personalized service with sticker experts, full-color die-cut stickers with no die charge, and next business day shipping on most orders.
Try them out for your next sticker project!
Graf-X Unlimited is a Brooklyn, NY-based t-shirt screen printing and graphics company established to service all of your printing needs. They offer the highest quality products with top notch service, and specialize in screen printing for business promotion, sports teams, schools and charities.