Tools for Online Meetups and WordCamps

Community organizers all over the world can now organize in-person WordPress events, following local laws and safety measures. Check out our latest guidelines for in-person events!

For Meetups

We are reserving use of the paid online production tools for WordCamps. For meetupsMeetup 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. (and other smaller events), there are many excellent, free tools to use. We have a list of suggested tools, along with tips and ideas from community organizers here.

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For WordCamps

All new online WordCamps, along with existing online WordCamps that did not complete a budget review (as on August 2020), will need to rely on local sponsorship if they wish to work with A/V production vendors. If these camps are not relying on A/V vendors, they can still host the 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. using accessible tools (see: Technology Resources for Online WordCamps) with the help of local volunteers.

For more information about cost guidelines and the budget review process, visit this page.

Note: WordCamp CentralWordCamp Central Website for all WordCamp activities globally. https://central.wordcamp.org includes a list of upcoming and past camp with links to each. had previously provided Audio Visual vendor support for online WordCamps that were held in the first half of 2020. WordCamp organizers had the option to make use of the recommended vendors or choose to work with a local supplier. You can find more background on this change in the following blog post.

Community-sponsored Zoom Pro accounts are available for online meetups and WordCamps. You can reserve a Zoom Pro account for your meetup now!

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