Wrapping Up #WCTO 2014

WordCamp Session

That’s a wrap! WordCamp Toronto 2014 was a smashing success, bringing together over 450 WordPress enthusiasts from around the Toronto area and far beyond.

Update: Our lynda.com premium membership winners have been contacted! A big thanks to lynda.com for the giveaway, plus a shoutout to RANDOM.ORG for providing the RNG.

Thank You to…

Flywheel TeamOur sponsors. We wouldn’t have been able to pull this off without your support: Bluehost, WiredTree, PlanetHoster, Code Poet, DreamHost, WPML, Carbon60 Networks, WP Engine, Lingotek, SIDEKICK, Flywheel, Muut, WP Rocket, The Genius Web Media, Trew Knowledge, WooThemes, Lynda.com, easyPress, ManageWP, Kobayashi Online, Zeitguys, Accessibility Directorate of Ontario, 3.7 Designs, Project Panorama, Enterprise Intelligence, artifakt, WPCore.com, Camp Tech, NYTO Group, Lakaye, Bentley Hoke, theNETnow, Wealthsimple, and MailPoet.

Humber College’s School of Media Studies & IT. It’s been an absolute pleasure to work with you for these last two years. The level of support you’ve given us has been incredible, and we know how lucky we are to have you as a venue partner.

Our speakers. Without you, there’d be no reason for anyone to attend.

WordCamp VolunteersOur volunteers. You worked your butt off throughout the entire weekend. Registration, A/V, room hosts & runners: Thank you so much for your commitment and all your hard work.

Our attendees. What good is a WordCamp without WordCampers?

Our caterers and hosts. Abokichi, for providing breakfast, lunch, coffee, refreshments, and snacks for the entire weekend; Gladstone Hotel, for being such accommodating hosts of our afterparty; and Mandarin (Queensway & Kipling) for hosting our speakers’ dinner.

Caroline Lebel, for stepping up to help with last-minute tasks, pouring hours into pulling things together with tight deadlines. (Follow Caroline on Twitter!)

You’re all awesome!

What Can We Do Better?

This year was an improvement over last year, and we want next year to be even better. Please take a few minutes to complete our feedback survey. Results will be published afterwards.

Presentation Slides

Presentations are being published to the site as we receive them from our speakers. You’ll find them linked from individual session pages and on the Presentations page.

Brian on CameraSession Videos

Videos were a big push for us this year; we’ve doubled our efforts to make sure everything is recorded properly. Videos will be published to WordPress.tv and shared on our Videos page.

What Next?

Craving more WordPress community goodness? Check out the Toronto WordPress meetup group! Pub socials, working sessions, presentations, workshops… there’s a bit of something for everyone.

See you in 2015!

Your Organizers,

Brent Kobayashi, Tom Auger, Andy McIlwain,
Dejan Markovic, Jordan Quintal

WordCamp Toronto 2014 Organizers

Photo credits:

Miroslav Glavic on Twitter
Shanta Nathwani on Twitter
Brett on Twitter

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