WordCamp Brisbane is fast approaching! Set to occur on 22-23 of July, WP Engine will be attending WordCamp Brisbane this year as a Gold Sponsor. This is the only WordCamp in Australia this year and we’re stoked to meet with some of our customers in one of the fastest growing markets for WordPress and spend some time with the Australian community!

Here are some things we thought you should know about the upcoming event, set to occur at Brisbane’s Queensland University of Technology (Gardens Point campus).

The third largest city in Australia and capital of Queensland, Brisbane is known for its beautiful waterside views, numerous attractions, and perfect year-round climate.

WORDCAMP BRISBANE NETWORKING RECEPTION

Come mingle with WP Engine at the WordCamp Brisbane welcome reception for drinks and appetizers. As an official sponsor of the event, we look forward to meeting you! The event will take place 21 July at the Stock Exchange Hotel and you can RSVP here. Even if you haven’t bought a ticket for WC Brisbane, this event is open to all invitees.

STOP BY WP ENGINE’S BOOTH

Be sure to stop by the WP Engine booth to say hello, pick up some free swag, and enter for your chance to win a Nintendo Switch!

SESSIONS WE’RE LOOKING FORWARD TO

Here are a few sessions we’re looking forward to at this year’s WordCamp Brisbane.

WordPress Best Practices 2017

Presented by Luke Carbis, this presentation will explore the changes WordPress development has endured over its last few releases. Topics covered include how the REST API has impacted AJAX in themes and plugins, Customiser updates in the new Twenty Seventeen theme, how WordPress now handles languages and more.

WordPress & SEO

Presented by Peter Shilling, this discussion will walk people through how to actually improve their SEO rankings. Peter will then demonstrate an effective way to build an SEO strategy. Common beginner questions will be revealed, including topics on SSL, AMP, site performance, and mobile impact.

How To Scale Your WordPress Consulting Business

In this presentation, James Banks will teach you some important tips for growing your WordPress consulting business, including the power of process, building your team, and building a lead acquisition and sales process.

See here for the full schedule of sessions at WordCamp Brisbane: 2017.brisbane.wordcamp.org/sessions

What are you the most excited for at WordCamp Brisbane? Leave a comment and let us know.