A big thanks to all our sponsors. Their assistance helps shows their dedication to the community and helps us make WordCamp St. Louis as amazing as possible.
Interested in sponsoring WordCamp this year?
Check out our Call for Sponsors post for details on how you can help make this year’s WordCamp the best it can be!
Anda Creative is a visual communication studio specializing in strategic branding, print design, website design and development services.
Our primary goal is to create great, nice-looking work that produces great, nice-looking results for our clients. Our secondary goal is to support our primary goal, but our third goal is to have another cup of coffee.
Pantheon is the website management platform top developers, marketers, and IT use to build, launch and run all their Drupal & WordPress websites.
Pantheon includes all of the tools professional developers need to build best-practice sites—like staging environments, version control, backups and workflow. Powering 80,000+ sites with hundreds of millions of pageviews, Pantheon’s container-based infrastructure allows you to launch websites faster, without worrying about traffic spikes, security or performance. It’s free in development. You can scale in software on the same infrastructure from day one, and never touch a server again.
Atomicdust is a St. Louis branding and marketing agency. Since 2001, we’ve helped clients solve problems through solid positioning, clear messaging and beautiful design. We believe that every brand deserves the chance to be amazing – regardless of the complexity of its market or industry.
We don’t see websites, logos, taglines, promotions or social media as “the answer.” To us, the answer lies in helping a client discover what their brand is and how to express it in new ways – and then using the web, print and other select platforms to deliver the message.
Bluehost has been a WordPress partner since 2005 and powers over one million WordPress sites. Their goal is to provide outstanding hosting services and customer support for the best possible price. Bluehost is also constantly innovating and upgrading their services and infrastructure at no additional cost to their customers. Join the millions of other website owners that have already chosen Bluehost and see how they can help you with your site.
WiredTree provides Managed VPS and Managed Dedicated Servers to WordPress users worldwide from our Chicago-based data center and offices. Every WT server is backed by 24×7 telephone support, ticket support with 15 minute average response times, and is fully managed and monitored by WiredTree to maximize uptime and minimize frustration. All servers come ready-to-run with cPanel/WHM and are optimized and security hardened with firewall and anti-spam out of the box. With experience in SSD technology, MariaDB, Memcached, WordPress plugins, server optimization, and LiteSpeed Web server, WiredTree can take your site’s performance to the next level.
At 10up, we make content management and web publishing simple and fun, with our full stack digital agency consulting services, by contributing to open platforms like WordPress, and by providing tools and products that make web publishing a cinch. Outstanding strategists, designers, and engineers, like the release leads for WordPress 4.0 and 4.2 (Helen Hou-Sandi and Drew Jaynes) have made 10up their home, and inspiring clients like ESPN, TED, and TechCrunch turn to 10up for content management solutions.
We’re proud to support the St Louis community: St Louis is home (or near home) to a few 10uppers, including speaker Bobby Bryant and attendee Mike Waechter. It’s also home to important clients and partners like CenturyLink (formerly Savvis). If you’re a WordPress savvy information architect, user experience designer, creative designer, or engineer, and want to work from home with and for the best, get in touch at 10up.com/careers/.
Matchbox Design Group is a full-service St. Louis digital marketing agency that specializes in branding, web design, web development, content strategy, and SEO/SEM. Since 2006, we have been providing engaging digital services for a wide range of local and national clients.
We specialize in building web solutions using the WordPress platform. Through great service and attention to detail, our team continues to deliver outstanding results for our clients. Learn more about us and our latest job openings at: matchboxdesigngroup.com.
DreamHost is a global Web hosting and cloud services provider with over 350,000 customers and 1.2 million blogs, websites and apps hosted. The company offers a wide spectrum of Web hosting and cloud services including Shared Hosting, Virtual Private Servers (VPS), Dedicated Server Hosting, Domain Name Registration, the cloud storage service, DreamObjects, and the cloud computing service DreamCompute. More information can be found at http://dreamhost.com.
SiteGround provides WordPress hosting that does not miss a thing! Their servers, available in 3 different data centers across the world, are optimized for ultimate WordPress speed and security and they provide many goodies for the WordPress fans – automatic updates for the core WordPress and its plugins, WordPress SuperCacher for ultimate speed acceleration, staging tool and GIT integration for the coders, and unique WordPress autoinstaller for the starting users – all crafted in-house by the SiteGround team. And still they do not forget the importance of the good old standard hosting features like domain name registration, email service, control panel and reasonable pricing. They also have a support team that is not only available 24/7 by phone, chat and ticketing, but consists of WordPress enthusiasts who will help you with specific WordPress issues.
SiteGround has been actively involved with the community speaking, supporting and attending various WordCamps around the world and by sponsoring WordCamp St. Louis they want to further contribute to the amazing WordPress community.
Spry Digital is a nimble interactive agency in St. Louis. Our experience in digital marketing, application development and responsive web design means that we can craft big ideas into custom digital products that drive your business. From pegging opportunities to building solutions and tracking results, when you work with Spry Digital, you get a partner that goes the distance.
As a fully integrated creative agency, we want to help tell your story. From concept to execution, we’ll bring that story to life across the full spectrum of digital, social and print media, creating an unparalleled experience for both you and your customers.
Revisin is devoted to brand development, integrated marketing, digital implementation, technology solutions, print services, training, consulting and more. We’ve designed, hosted and managed over 150 websites for a wide range of clientele and that’s just the beginning. Our web design is clean, functional and optimized to rank high on Google. Add in our blogging content– which consistently ranks superior over our competitors – and you have a winning combination.
Revisin has a glowing reputation for keeping promises and going above and beyond on service. Our philosophy is to have honest and open dialogue with every stakeholder, from employee to client, and every key player in between. Whatever your vision may be, we’ll bring it to life…and we’ll do it with so much savvy you’ll wonder why you didn’t do it sooner.
At Yoast, we help you optimize your website for SEO, conversion, and site speed, often using our WordPress plugins and themes We make websites more usable, easier to navigate, faster and more reliable. We can even help you find out where your website is lacking with our Website Reviews. In other words: we make websites work. Not just for the owner, but for the visitor. The added bonus is that if you do all that right, a website becomes easier to find too.
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 400,000 commercial websites from all over the world.
More information about going multilingual can be found at WPML.org
We are hiring. If you are a talented programmer you are welcome to contact us here: http://wpml.org/home/were-hiring/
Blondish.net is run by Nile Flores, a WordPress Designer and Developer that is dedicated to building WordPress websites that convert. That means that Nile makes sure she delivers a website that works in gaining that subscriber, commentator, or buyer. Aside from being a business, Blondish.net covers topics like blogging, WordPress, SEO, social media, and web design in order to help you rock your website out like a rockstar!
Our mission here at Ignite Web Conceptions is to design professional-level websites. That includes all of the things that come along with an aesthetically appealing design to keep your viewers coming back. Our clients consist of businesses, churches, non-profit organizations, special interest groups, bloggers, online retailers, etc.
Ignite Web conceptions will provide you with your St. Louis Web Design needs.
OptinMonster is the best lead-generation plugin for WordPress that allows you to create attention grabbing optin forms that convert visitors into subscribers & customers. OptinMonster’s signature exit-intent technology track user’s mouse behavior and triggers a targeted campaign at the precise moment they’re about to leave. This allows you to boost your conversion by upwards of 600% considering that over 70% of visitors who abandon your website never return.
OptinMonster offers several different type of optin forms including WordPress popup, floating bars, scroll-triggered slide-ins, after post forms, sidebar forms, and more.
You can eliminate the guess work by using A/B testing which is easy to setup within few clicks (no developer needed). OptinMonster integrates with all major email marketing service providers.
Ready to grow your email list and take your conversion to the next level?
Kaldi’s Coffee is dedicated to creating a memorable coffee experience for our customers and guests, committing to sustainable business practices, providing educational opportunities, and supporting the communities that we serve. It is our mission to exceed competition and continue company growth by executing the above fundamentals. Kaldi’s Coffee will strive to develop team members, build our brand, and promote our products.
StickerGiant Custom Stickers prints quality stickers and labels quickly. They regularly sponsor great organizations and events in-kind nationwide. Have sticker needs of your own? Get the best customer service, 24 hour turnaround, and free die-cutting using StickerGiant–The Sticker company for people with a passion to spread.
Email our StickerFairy Andrew and/or use code ILOVESTICKERS at checkout and receive a $20 credit towards your next sticker order: firstname.lastname@example.org
From academics and research to administration, communication technology is integral to all aspects of Washington University in St. Louis. Increasingly, WordPress is becoming part of the infrastructure required in a learning environment that encourages and supports an ethos of wide-ranging exploration. Washington University is using the Web and WordPress to further its mission — to discover and disseminate knowledge, and protect the freedom of inquiry through research, teaching and learning.