Events Team Update for 3/28/2013

I’m sorry; we missed last week. 🙁

Past two weeks:

  • Base Theme group: work continues on the Post-Event Wrap-Up template as well as the development of custom widgets for “day of” and “post-event” widgetWidget A WordPress Widget is a small block that performs a specific function. You can add these widgets in sidebars also known as widget-ready areas on your web page. WordPress widgets were originally created to provide a simple and easy-to-use way of giving design and structure control of the WordPress theme to the user. areas.
  • Event Training Materials published some speaker email templates, including acceptance, rejection, and day-of logistics.
  • published 65 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. videos, including some non-WordCamp tutorials.
  • WordCamp CentralWordCamp Central Website for all WordCamp activities globally. includes a list of upcoming and past camp with links to each. approved Baltimore, Buffalo, Salt Lake City, Albuquerque, and Boston for planning
  • WordCamp San Diego was a big success
  • WordCamps Calgary, SF, and Seattle set their date
  • WordCamps Transylvania, Columbus, and Minneapolis opened registration

Coming week:

  • Launch the Multi-Event WordCamp Sponsorship program
  • Review Guidelines group to continue reaching out to survey respondents.
  • More work on Base Theme templates, Event Materials soliciting, and moderation
  • Reach out to WordCamps from 2012 that have not uploaded their videos.
  • Post the WordCamp organizer mentorship program proposal for team reps to review.
  • Continue responding to WordCamp applications and working with WordCamps in planning.