Lunch…Order Up!

WordCampers (and potential WordCampers), we are placing the lunch order at 3:00 Thursday. We are working with a tight budget and trying not to over-order, so we are not able to guarantee lunches for tickets purchased after 2:00 PM tomorrow (Thursday).

If you are still on the fence, what are you waiting for? Go ahead and buy your ticket already!

Thanks for understanding, and we’re looking forward to seeing you there!

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Richmond Marathon Road Closures

Approach from the West on Broad St., or via the Broad/Hamilton exit on 195

Thanks to our WP buddies (and former WCRVA speakers) RVANews.com, we have an awesome, interactive map of the road closures before, during and after the Richmond Marathon.

Use this in conjunction with our Race Day Traffic info to arrive on time.

 

2011 Richmond Marathon Road Closures

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The Schedule Is Up!

Hey campers, the 2011 WCRVA schedule is finally up. We’re still working out a few minor details and adding a speaker or two here and there, but this is mostly finalized. It’s going to be an action-packed day.

Which sessions and speakers are you looking forward to the most?

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Race Day Traffic and Lodging

Welcome, campers! We’re less than 2 weeks away from WCRVA and building a lot of momentum. In case you haven’t been paying attention, we have added some stellar speakers and sessions in the last week. Check it out!

Hotels

We’ve received a few questions about hotel options in the vicinity of the venue. There’s nothing in the immediate area that I could recommend, but there are several great options within 3 miles of our venue that would be great options. Check out our lodging information for more details. Have a question? Leave a comment here and we’ll get to it.

Marathon Traffic Patterns

WCRVA is the same day as the Richmond Marathon. RVA inhabitants are used to the disruption, but it’s worth repeating. We have created some special instructions for avoiding race-related delays.

See you in a couple weeks!

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Ticket Window Open

ticketTickets are available for WCRVA 2011 on the tickets page.

Each $15 ticket includes:

  • A WCRVA T-Shirt
  • Lunch
  • A full day of speakers and sessions related to WordPress design, development, and content creation
  • A whole lot of awesome

We’ll update the list of sessions and speakers as they are confirmed. Hope to see you there!

Be sure to thank our wonderful sponsors for helping keep your ticket cost down and enjoyment factor up!

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Batter Up! WordCamp Richmond 2011

Hey Campers,

Pre-season training has already begun, which can only mean one thing: WordCamp Richmond 2011 is on deck! We’ve been hard at work in the off-season. Hunter, Carrie, and I are excited to be working on a bigger, better, sports-ier WordCamp.

Game Day is Saturday, November 12 at Studio Center in Scott’s Addition. We really appreciate their willingness to donate the venue. This allows us to include more people without worrying about flagrant violations of personal space.

Based on feedback from last year’s event, we are mixing up the format a little to make better use of the space and budget. Instead of 2 tracks (content and development), we are merging everybody into 1 track and shortening the sessions. This allows us to accommodate more people, keep ticket costs down, and offer a better lineup of all things WordPress.

Put Me In, Coach!

We’re not quite ready to open ticket sales yet, but will announce it 6-8 weeks before the event. These things have a way of selling out, so pay attention to this site (RSS), @wordcamprva, or #wcrva so you don’t miss the first pitch.

Want to volunteer? We need 1-2 batboys (batpersons?) to help set up and serve as ghost runners before, during, and after the event. It’s a great networking opportunity and we’ll comp your ticket.

Recruiting All Star Speakers

We need speakers! We’re planning for 6 30-minute sessions and 2 1-hour panels.

Think you’re ready for the big leagues? Send us your topic ideas and we’ll put together the WordCamp equivalent of Murderers’ Row. Deadline for submissions is September 15th.

Join the Booster Club

None of this is possible without the support of our sponsors. We have a limited number of $300 sponsorships available. Please contact us if you are interested.

It’s going to be here before we know it. Don’t forget to stretch!

Your WC Player/Managers,

Carrie Fleck, Hunter Knierim, Andrew Miller

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Speaker/Topic Survey

A wise man once said, “Give the people what they want.” Well, people, what do you want?

Another wise man once said, “You can please all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot please all the people all the time.”

Why don’t you just tell us what you want in WordCamp Richmond 2011? We’ll do our best to find speakers and sessions that meet your needs.

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Hello world!

This WordCamp site is in early planning. Check back soon for more information, or follow @WordCampRVA and #wcrva for updates.

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