WP Engine is bringing Summit/2021 to Europe and the wider EMEA region with an all-virtual event on 4 November! It’s just a few short days away, and while spots are filling up quickly, you can still register for free right now.

Our EMEA Summit promises to deliver powerful insights with an impressive list of keynote speakers and WordPress experts from a variety of business and technical backgrounds. Join us for this informative, inspirational one-day event to learn more about the latest trends in digital innovation!

Featured Sessions

Gerard Grech, CEO of Tech Nation

Presenter: Gerard Grech, CEO, Tech Nation

As the world rebounds from life in a pandemic, we’re entering an Entrepreneurial Age in which innovations can come from anywhere. Digital ecosystems play an increasingly important role in this innovation, powering talent development and wealth creation across the UK and Europe. 

In this keynote presentation, Tech Nation CEO Gerard Grech will discuss insights he’s gained at the nexus of  government, startup, and entrepreneurial ventures, with an insider’s view into the ways technology is shaping the Entrepreneurial Age across the UK, Europe, and beyond.

Baroness Karren Brady

Personal Breakthrough Keynote

Presenter: Baroness Karren Brady, Business Woman of the Year & CEO of West Ham United Football Club

Sometimes, personal breakthroughs are the most powerful. As a woman who shattered the glass ceiling in the sports industry, Baroness Karren Brady has used her platform to advocate for other innovators to do the same. Her keynote address will focus on the ingredients needed for success and how to overcome obstacles of your own.

Brian Gardner, Principal Developer Advocate at WP Engine

Taking the Leap to Headless WordPress

Presenters: Brian Gardner, Principal Developer Advocate, WP Engine | Jason Bahl, Principal Software Engineer, WP Engine | Grace Erixon Developer Advocate, WP Engine | Hashim Warren Senior Product Marketing Manager, WP Engine

Headless WordPress has created new ways for agencies and web developers to meet and exceed client requirements for performance and security. In this Headless Track breakout session, hear from a panel of experts who will discuss when to choose Headless WordPress over traditional architectures, how to add Javascript UI frameworks to your tool belt, and emerging best practices for building decoupled sites.

Network while you watch

Throughout the day, more than 20 speakers will address everything from the future of the WordPress landscape to improving your Core Web Vitals. The day’s presenter lineup contains a host of experts including Chen Goldberg, VP of Engineering at Google; Rithesh Menon, the Managing Director of the Webby Awards; and Jonathan Jeter, Director of Technical Production at Click Here Labs among others. Check out the full list of presenters here.

With three unique content tracks, you’ll also be able to join sessions that cater to your interests. Learn from experts and gain knowledge specific to your role while engaging with your peers in the chat. If you’d like to join multiple sessions occurring at the same time, not to worry, all Summit content will be available for attendees after the day has concluded. 

Virtual Attendance, Real-World Results

Attend from anywhere to uncover advice you can utilize everywhere! Summit/2021 is in a few short days. Make sure you secure your spot now

With informative keynotes and three tracks of content for you to choose from, you can shape your own unique Summit experience when you register—see you there!