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Victoria WordPress Events Message Board › WordCamp Update - 51 Days To Go!

WordCamp Update - 51 Days To Go!

Paul H.
Victoria, BC
There's only 51 days until WordCamp Victoria 2013, so we are in the final stages of organization.

Over half of the tickets are now sold, so if you haven't purchased your $20 ticket yet, I'd encourage you to register soon.

We are pleased to recognize our new sponsors (and are still accepting more):

CA Cloud Hosting is a leading provider of cloud hosting services and web hosting for business and enterprises. Be sure to connect with them on Facebook and Twitter­.

You’re part of a tribe of WordPress designers and developers over 10,000 strong, spanning the entire globe. aims to bring the working knowledge and real world strategies of those people into one place, for you to tap into.

For the past few years, WordCamp Victoria participants have received a great deal on registration for Social Media Camp. This year, tickets for Social Media Camp went on sale earlier, as the event is earlier next year (May 6-8, 2013). However, in keeping with tradition, you still get an amazing deal for being a part of WordCamp. Use the discount code WORDCAMP when registering­ to save 15% between now and December 10th, or 10% after December 10th.

We're excited to welcome back Make Web Not War, too! Here's some of the cool stuff they're up to:

­Stay informed

The MWNW team is passionate about information related to the IT community, but we know it’s not always easy to keep up-to-date. So that’s why we launched our very own newsletter that will contain topics around Open Source, Open Data, Web Standard, and Interoperability. Join the bi-monthly newsletter­ to check out interviews, showcased projects, and find out about in-person events going on in your area. This newsletter won’t just be about us, we’ll feature news and events from Canadian user groups, like the one you are part of! Register Now, it's free!

­Get rewarded to code

Last, but not least… free stuff! Have you heard about the Developer Movement? It’s a program that gives you the opportunity to accumulate points that you can exchange for amazing rewards. Whether you want to build an HTML5 Windows 8 application, a Windows Phone app, or complete a Windows Azure lab, you will pile up points. You even get points just by registering for free! The rewards go from t-shirts, to laptops, to flat screen TVs, passing by games like Borderland 2! So what are you waiting for? You code, we give rewards, it’s that simple.

So with the amazing offer of Developer Movement, it’s time for you to register for the Windows 8 Store. By doing it now, even if you didn’t start to create your application, you’ll be able to reserve the name of your application. For those of you that would like to get access to the newest Windows 8 devices, receive app building and design guidance from experts for free, we launched Windows Store App Labs location.


See you on January 13th!

Paul Holmes
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