We definitely wouldn’t be able to put on a show like this without some amazing sponsors, so a gigantic “Thank You!” to the following groups.

If you’re interested in joining the ranks of spectacular sponsors, WordCamps are a fantastic place to get your brand in front of the users, designers, and developers that make the Maine WordPress community so strong. Check out our Call for Sponsors post for details on how you can help make this year’s WordCamp the best it can be!



bluehost_logoBluehost 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.



Jetpack can supercharge your self-hosted site with a suite of the most powerful WordPress.com features.



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 dreamhost.com.



GoDaddy’s mission is to radically shift the global economy toward small businesses by empowering people to easily start, confidently grow and successfully run their own ventures. With more than 12 million customers worldwide and 57 million domain names under management, GoDaddy gives small business owners the tools to name their idea, build a beautiful online presence, attract customers and manage their business.



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

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Hall Internet Marketing

Started in 1999, our company was founded with the belief that an internet marketing strategy reaches well beyond just having a website. Since then we have been passionately creating internet marketing strategies and websites that deliver great results. Our team of industry experts brings together data, technology, strategy and creativity to drive success for our B2B and retail clients.

Knack Factory

Knack Factory is a full-service multimedia content production agency. We produce video, photography, and strategies for creative and commercial use. The relationships we build are strong, and we adore imagining, producing, organizing, and implementing beautiful, inspiring, moving visual products and experiences for our clients.



SendPress is an easy to use newsletter plugin for WordPress. SendPress is used on simple blogs as well as small business and corporate sites. With over 16 features standard in our free version, and new features in development including autoresponders, customer subscriber fields, new short codes, and more, now’s the time to try SendPress newsletters for WordPress!

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Image Works


​Image Works specializes in custom design and development for WordPress and Drupal sites that are focused on a great user experience. Our process is hands-on and personal, thorough and transparent. You’ll get to know our whole team quickly as we work with you on all aspects of your project – start to finish.

We do web design for companies big and small, in Maine and beyond: non-profits, Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and education organizations.

​Every web design project is unique, and we scale our offerings to your specific needs and budget. We ask a lot of questions, hone in on your goals, understand your audiences, and invite your feedback every step of the way. We offer custom designs for WordPress and upgrades from Drupal 6 and 7 to WP. We’ll recommend the best fit for you.



WPBeginner is the largest free WordPress resource site with over 320,000+ subscribers from 190 countries around the world. Founded by Syed Balkhi in 2009, WPBeginner has always helped users learn how to make the most out of WordPress. WPBeginner offers free videos and step by step WordPress tutorials for beginners.

WPBeginner has guides like how to choose WordPress hosting, how to install WordPress, how to build an email list in WordPress, and many more.

The team at WPBeginner is also behind some of the most popular plugins such as OptinMonster – WordPress popup and lead-generation plugin, Soliloquy – responsive WordPress slider, and Envira Gallery – responsive WordPress gallery.

Visit WPBeginner // Twitter @WPBeginner



4Web works together as a highly trained and experienced team to support your website strategy and positioning in the online marketplace. United by a common vision for creating usable, accessible, simple, and clean websites, we have produced sites for hundreds of clients around the world who depend upon the Joomla and WordPress platforms to manage their online business needs.


TOCmedia is a content marketing agency providing social media management, email marketing and blogging services to small business America. Our team of marketing professionals work virtually to reduce overhead and provide affordable quality services. Headquartered in Maine with a Florida branch, we serve clients in various industries including real estate, technology and ecommerce. Our primary goal is to market our clients’ brands throughout the social media sphere while supporting location-independent freelancers.

TOCmedia is an affiliate of Constant Contact, an international software company headquartered in Massachusetts, U.S.A. By working with Constant Contact, we are able to provide our clients with powerful tools to create and nurture customer relationships.

Social Media:  set-up, training, content creation and distribution, community management, advertising, reporting and consultation.

Email Marketing: customized templates, list management, campaign creation and reporting.

Blogging: keyword analysis, search engine optimized copy, copyediting, eye catching photos, on-page SEO formatting, email and social media publishing.


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BUROKO is a marketing and advertising artistry firm that creates customized branding, graphic design, and web development solutions. Visit us at buroko.com.


RedMonk was founded in 2002 and is the first and only developer focused industry analyst firm. We believe that developers are the most important constituency in technology, which is why we work on their behalf for technology companies large and small.
RedMonk analysts spend their days learning from the developers that are defining the future of technology, distilling our findings into free research, and working with clients to explain the likely impact. From open source to mobile to cloud to big data to DevOps, we’re the canary in a coal mine for some of the smartest technology firms on the planet.


Full Court Press


Full Court Press is a Maine printing company offering a full range of printing and copy services including…Color Copies, B & W copies, Posters, Binding, Calendars, Cards, Business Cards and Every Door Direct Mail.

OTTO Pizza

otto2OTTO serves gourmet, specialty pizza by the slice or whole pie. Serving discerning pizza fans in New England since 2009. www.ottoportland.com



Maine Beer Tours



Maine Beer Tours offers an ALL INCLUSIVE brewery tour experience. While on the big white bus, we will be sure to give you some of the rich beer history here in Maine, as well as share with you our knowledge of the inner workings of the local beverage scene. At Maine Beer Tours, we have an appreciation for Maine craft beverages, and love how it can bring strangers together. The Maine scene is extremely collaborative, and we are excited to include all of you as well! mainebeertours.com

Zu Bakery

logoZU(zoo) bakery is a bakery located in a barn on Talbot Farm in South Freeport, Maine and uses traditional French bread baking methods. Everything is baked in a large wood-fired brick oven with certified organic ingredients including whole grains that are milled just prior to mixing the dough, unprocessed sea salt containing vital trace minerals, a levain (a natural starter), and un-chlorinated water from a local spring.

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