December 10, 2018 — WordCamps can be an excellent place to get to know other WordPress professionals. However, many attendees stick to their own groups, attend lectures, and leave without cashing in on perhaps the most valuable part of WordCamps: networking. This lecture will explore some of the common reasons why attendees fail to form lasting connections. It will give some tips for more productive networking, and hopefully inspire deeper, more authentic networking at this WordCamp and beyond.
April 16, 2018 — Nikola and Koji, founders of Paiyak, husband and wife, give a great talk on creating productive partnerships, giving examples of how they manage their own company together, how they complete each-others’ skills and how this helped them in maintaining better relationships with their clients.
November 12, 2017 — Informal education such as mentoring is an important aspect of web development culture — for both the mentor and mentee. Unfortunately, in Bulgaria, the topic of mentoring is not often explored. In this talk, Nikola Nikolov will address the ways mentoring benefits the mentor and common pitfalls they may encounter.