Last weekend and for the first time ever, WordPress connaisseurs, digital strategists, and industry visionaries came together to learn and collaborate at the WP Engine London Summit. The day-long event took place at the Sofitel in the heart of London and included approximately 100 attendees from across the globe. The agenda consisted of eight thought-provoking speeches and one informative and relevant panel.

To reflect on the weekend and the plethora of information conveyed to the attendees, we’ve compiled some photos from the event.

WP Engine’s Senior Director of Product Marketing Monica Cravotta groundbreaking research on the future of digital experience to give the audience an idea of what future generations expect from online experiences.

Guests receive more information on digital experiences on WP Engine, demos of products, and get questions answers in the DXP gallery.

Paul Armstrong, Founder of Here/Forth leads an intriguing discussion on the economic disruption of technology and how to stay ahead.

Jim Bowes, the CEO at Manifesto, and Chloe Byrne, a Research Consultant at Vanson Bourne discuss the research behind the benefits and challenges of using a multiple CMS strategy.

Claire Graves of The Webby Awards discusses what it takes to create an award-winning digital experience.

David Lockie, Founder of Pragmatic; Stephen Wilkinson, Data Compliance Officer at Cambridge Analytica
Jon Baines, Data Protection Officer & GDPR Readiness for Network Rail and Andrew Humphrey, Solicitor with Bishop and Sewell discuss the effect EU’s GDPR will have on the online world. (From left to right)

Henry Stuart, CEO of Visualise will give insight on the journey of VR and it’s eventual incorporation into our daily life.

Guests experiment with VR in between sessions.

Lena Myback Lille and Bernhard Lehner discuss how Klarna is leveraging WordPress to create enterprise-level digital experiences.

Guests enjoy a reception in the evening including drinks and entertainment.

Thank you to everyone who attended this year’s London Summit!