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The 2015 WordCamp Cape Town is just few days away.  The annual conference for the WordPress community in Cape Town is expected to host up to 400 attendees this year.

The event will feature workshops on WordPress and development of the web. “The host of international and local speakers will provide excellent content in the form of practical workshops and regular session,” the organizers say.

2015 WordCamp will hold between September 10 and 11, 2015 at the River Club in Observatory, Cape Town. Tickets are on sale.

Want to know more? Following is a Q&A with the head of WordPress community in Cape Town, Hugh Lashbrooke, about the event.

What is WordCamp? Who should attend it and why?

WordCamp is organised by the WordPress community for the WordPress community. It is a conference focussed on all things WordPress and is relevant to everyone from new users to experienced developers, designers and everyone in between. It is not only a great place to learn from some of the most influential people in the WordPress community, but also to meet plenty of new and interesting people who share similar passions.

Who organizes WordCamp in South Africa?

WordCamps all over the world are organised by ordinary community members. WordCamp Cape Town is organised by a few members of the local community.

What are the benefits of participating in a WordCamp? Any tips for first-timers?

Aside from the huge learning opportunity, one of the primary benefits of attending WordCamp is the opportunity to mingle with 400 industry professionals from all walks of life. The conference will be a lot of fun with plenty of time to hang out, get to know each other, and make valuable connections that will boost your business.

How can one support/sponsor WordCamp Cape Town?

If you would like to help make WordCamp Cape Town a reality, then we welcome sponsorship from companies who would like to be involved in the local WordPress community. To get involved as a sponsor, you can apply here where you will find details of the sponsorship packages available.

Image via: WordCamp Cape Town

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