Creative WordPress Events

The Next Generation of WordCamp (also called ‘NextGen Events’) is a Community Team project launched in May 2023. This project presents a new purpose for WordPress events, and encourages WordPress communities to organize innovative events that differ from the typical WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. or meetupMeetup Meetup groups are locally-organized groups that get together for face-to-face events on a regular basis (commonly once a month). Learn more about Meetups in our Meetup Organizer Handbook. format.

WordPress events spark innovation and adoption by way of accessible training and networking for users, builders, designers, and extenders. We celebrate community by accelerating 21st-century skills, professional opportunities, and partnerships for WordPressers of today and tomorrow.

– WordPress Events Purpose

Throughout 2023, the Community Team received event proposals from around the world and transformed some of them into pilot projects (example: Jakarta Web Challenge 2024). For more about that project, check out the NextGen reflection post.

Application Form

Want to organize a creative WordPress event that differs from a typical WordCamp or meetup? Apply below!

All WordPress Event applications are processed in accordance with the established WordCamp process.

Thank you for your role in building a vibrant, innovative and inclusive WordPress community!

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