Announcing our 3rd Round of Speakers – The User/Blogger Track

Are you new to WordPress or looking get started with WordPress? Maybe you’re a blogger and looking for new ideas to generate better content? We’ve got a good lineup of folks with talks that are right up your alley and there’s still time to get a ticket to this weekend’s event.

We’ve also got a special treat this year with the new Kid’s Camp: a great place to get your kids started in learning and using WordPress. Learn more about the Kid’s Camp and it’s organizer below (along with the rest of our User & Beginner Talk speakers):

Kid’s Camp: Sandy Edwards

Sandy Edwards has been working in the online marketing space for over 5 years. She started at a niche firm that utilized WordPress to create sites quickly utilizing several options frameworks. Today, she runs CESquared a project management, WordPress Development and Maintenance Company. She loves to give back by teaching kids about coding, WordPress, and other technical skills. Sandy is very active in the Orlando WordPress community and is excited to see what 2016 will bring to the tech space in Florida!

Sandy has handled everything to do with our Kid’s Camp; she’s awesome!

Aaron Reimann

Aaron is a designer, turned developer, turned an agency starter. He has been working with WordPress since 2008. He has worked on WordPress projects with many Fortune 100 companies and many other businesses. He regularly speaks at Meetups and Wordcamps and currently helps lead the Atlanta WordPress Meetup.

Aaron is speaking on Page Builders Showdown.

Jean Perpillant

Jean is the co-founder of Design Theory, and has been creating and managing websites for individuals and small businesses for over 8 years. Customer service has been a focus of his since his first job when he turned 16, and it is what Jean believes has kept him in business to this day. You can find Jean on most social media channels to get a glimpse of his hobbies, interests, and tips on web design and photography.

Jean is speaking on Managed Hosting: What You Don’t Know, and What You Need to Know

Adam Warner

Adam W. Warner discovered the world of WordPress in 2005 and has been working within the community ever since. To feed his entrepreneurial spirit, he founded several WordPress-focused businesses that provide education, plugins and consulting services for online business owners. He is a true product evangelist for WordPress in spirit and personality, and that also happens to be his job title at SiteLock. In addition to WordPress, Adam is passionate about his family, robots and of course, life, the universe and everything.

Adam is speaking on A Contact Form is Boring – Five Creative Ways to Use Forms in WordPress

Jessica Garbarino

Jessica Garbarino is the founder and owner of Every Single Dollar, a company dedicated to helping single women navigate the world of personal finance. She realized that she was experiencing a financial hangover in her early 30s after the lifestyle choices in her 20s caused her to rack up debt. After paying off $56,000 of debt, she felt called to teach other single women how to manage their money, pay off debt, and instill financial confidence. She offers individual financial coaching, speaks on personal finance, and writes and produces video on various financial topics with the single woman in mind. Jessica lives the debt free life in sunny South Florida.

Jessica is speaking on So You Think You Can’t Video?

Patrick Alexander

Patrick Alexander is the CEO and founder of WPBICO, an all in one WordPress platform which provides every tool (domain,email,theme,hosting, plugins & training) required for a WP website at one affordable price. An avid WordPress enthusiast and lover of all things tech, Patrick has devoted himself to the tech industry for over 15 years gaining extensive experience in Programming, Web Development, System Administration and Technician; and a resume with related positions in the U.S military, Universities and several Internet Start Ups. He is also the founder of several startups www.balambico.co, www.wpbico.com and www.collegepaperreview.com.

Patrick is speaking on Your Ultimate Checklist After Launching Your WP Site

David Laietta

Organizer WordPress and WordCamp Orlando. Developer of Webs. Reader of Books. Writer of Words. Destroyer of Sentence Structure.

David is speaking on How Technology is Changing the Role of Newsmakers.

Lisa Melegari

Working as a professional web content writer and social media manager at We Do Web Content, Inc. pays Lisa’s bills. Volunteering her time as an organizer of WordPress Orlando Meetups and WordCamp Orlando 2016 keeps Lisa sane. When she’s not writing, managing, or organizing, she’s cooking tasty treats to bring to meetups and Orlando’s best co-working space, Canvs. Video chat with her and there’s a good chance you’ll see at least one of her 11 cats.

Lisa is speaking on Get the Most Out of Your Blogs: Repurposing Your Content.

Thank you to our sponsor dock29 marketing

WordCamps wouldn’t be possible without the sponsorship of companies who care about WordPress, and we are lucky to be supported by some great firms.

Elevate your service level…you and your clients are worth it.

Consulting that leverages the tools, talent and technique of big brand advertising agency [Starcom MediaVest & Publicis] with the agility of small business.

We often work with other agencies and designers to help them provide digital services and consulting to their clients, which they’d otherwise be unable to offer in-house.

Find at more at http://dock29.com

Thank you to our sponsor Greengeeks

WordCamps wouldn’t be possible without the sponsorship of companies who care about WordPress, and we are lucky to be supported by some great firms.

GreenGeeks is an independently owned and operated green web hosting provider since 2008. GreenGeeks specializes in managed WordPress hosting making hosting WordPress websites easy with automatic 1-click install, managed updates, enhanced security, blazing fast website performance and 24/7 U.S. based support.

Twitter Handle: @greengeeks
Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/greengeeks

Thank you to our sponsor iThemes

WordCamps wouldn’t be possible without the sponsorship of companies who care about WordPress, and we are lucky to be supported by some great firms.

Since 2008, iThemes has been creating WordPress tools to help you build and grow your freelance web design business with WordPress.And our BackupBuddy product: The original WordPress backup plugin to backup, restore and move WordPress.

Twitter handle: @ithemes; @Backup_Buddy
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ithemes
Website link: https://ithemes.com/

Thank you to our sponsor Highforge

WordCamps wouldn’t be possible without the sponsorship of companies who care about WordPress, and we are lucky to be supported by some great firms.

This team is one of the original digital agencies, founded in 2001. Highforge builds online businesses through high-end custom WordPress and Shopify Strategy, Design, Development and Marketing. They field a team of creatives in downtown Orlando and they partner with small and large brand clients to meet swiftly-changing, complex digital goals (by making things simple). They focus on helping service-based companies, ecommerce, construction, medical, tech and tourism industries. They also focus on caring deeply about accessibility, volunteerism, and making the community a better place.

https://twitter.com/Highforge
https://www.linkedin.com/company/highforge-digital-design-and-marketing
www.highforge.com

Thank you to our sponsor BeaverBuilder

WordCamps wouldn’t be possible without the sponsorship of companies who care about WordPress, and we are lucky to be supported by some great firms.

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<https://www.wpbeaverbuilder.com>;. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, you’re going to love taking control of your website with Beaver Builder.

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