‘WordCamp Organizing’ Videos

  • Brad Morrison, Jenny Wong, Winstina Hughes: Organizing a WordCamp While Staying Sane - Part 2

    Brad Morrison, Jenny Wong, Winstina Hughes: Organizing a WordCamp While Staying Sane – Part 2

    WordCamp US 2019Speakers: Brad Morrison, Jenny Wong, Winstina Hughes

    November 19, 2019 — This session will focus on practical tips that attendees can walk away with in the form of a list of tools, software, and techniques. These will be listed in advance online with the URL shared at the beginning for attendees to follow along and not have to write excessive notes.

    This session will also focus on removing barriers for starting or running WordPress events when it comes to costs (or other common barriers and challenges). This subject might also pivot perhaps to tips to locating sponsors and ways to get financial support.

  • Brad Morrison, Jenny Wong, Winstina Hughes: Organizing a WordCamp While Staying Sane - Part 1

    Brad Morrison, Jenny Wong, Winstina Hughes: Organizing a WordCamp While Staying Sane – Part 1

    WordCamp US 2019Speakers: Brad Morrison, Jenny Wong, Winstina Hughes

    November 19, 2019 — This session will focus on practical tips that attendees can walk away with in the form of a list of tools, software, and techniques. These will be listed in advance online with the URL shared at the beginning for attendees to follow along and not have to write excessive notes.

    This session will also focus on removing barriers for starting or running WordPress events when it comes to costs (or other common barriers and challenges). This subject might also pivot perhaps to tips to locating sponsors and ways to get financial support.

  • Zé Fontainhas: How WordCamp Europe Came to Be

    Zé Fontainhas: How WordCamp Europe Came to Be

    WordCamp Europe 2015Speaker: Zé Fontainhas

    July 9, 2015 — A talk about the story of the first ever WordCamp named after a continent (and not a city or country) and how the event helped create a real community in Europe, a continent whose countries are not exactly famous for having gotten along throughout history. I’ll try to share not just the history but also some lessons learned which could apply to other WordPress communities, no matter their size or reach.

  • Clinton Warren: An Accidental Career in WordPress

    Clinton Warren: An Accidental Career in WordPress

    WordPress Meetup NYCSpeaker: Clinton Warren

    March 10, 2015 — In 2011, Clinton Warren desperately needed to change the direction of his life. He stumbled into web design and an amazing platform that he knew would change the way website were built, maintained, and operated. He started to build a freelance business, became actively involved in the Meetup community, organized the first WordCamp in Connecticut, and founded a WordPress educational business and what is now a 5 person agency. In this talk he reveals all his tips for anyone looking to follow a similar path.

  • WordCamp Budget Review: Cologne

    WordCamp Budget Review: Cologne

    December 18, 2014 — This is the screencast of a budget review, posted for training purposes.

  • WordCamp application review training video

    WordCamp application review training video

    December 18, 2014 — This is a training video for volunteers who help review WordCamp applications at WordCamp Central. The applications in this screencast were created for training purposes only and are completely fictional, though the meetups in the video are real.

  • Community Team Chat

    Community Team Chat

    WordCamp Central

    August 18, 2014 — Our community team chat hangout!

    Streamed live on Feb 27, 2014

  • WordCamp Budget Hangout

    WordCamp Budget Hangout

    WordCamp Central

    August 17, 2014 — This one-hour round-table is intended for new and experienced WordCamp organizers who want to discuss building a budget and managing/prioritizing expenses; we might even dip into fundraising, though that won’t be the focus.

  • WordCamp Organizer Hangouts: Speaker Recruitment and Wrangling

    WordCamp Organizer Hangouts: Speaker Recruitment and Wrangling

    WordCamp Central

    August 16, 2014 — Join us to discuss tips, tricks, and best practices for recruiting and wrangling WordCamp speakers. We’ll discuss session formats, helpful communication tools, attracting diverse speakers, reviewing slide decks, and passing along attendee feedback. This is intended for WordCamp organizers whose events are in pre-planning or active planning.

  • WordCamp Organizers' Orientation Hangout Mar 5, 2014

    WordCamp Organizers’ Orientation Hangout Mar 5, 2014

    WordCamp CentralSpeaker: Andrea Middleton

    August 15, 2014 — If you are a WordCamp organizer in pre-planning or active planning, join us for our bi-weekly WordCamp Organizers’ Orientation and hangout. I’ll cover some basic aspects of the WordCamp program, and there will be the chance to ask questions.