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WordPress for Schools and Education – A WebDevStudios and WP Engine Event in NYC

Are you a school administrator, municipality representative, or local government agency stuck wondering why you’re burdened with an antiquated, expensive and proprietary content management system that is simply impossible to manage at scale?

If that sounds like you, then you’ll be happy to hear that WebDevStudios And WP Engine are coming together to bring you a free event you don’t want to miss out on — NYC Happy Hour

Join us Thursday, December 4th (5PM-8PM EST) at the Marriott Marquis  in Times Square.

UPDATE: This event has been postponed. A new date will be set in early 2015. Please register below to continue receiving event updates.

Event Details

The NYC Happy Hour is a social gathering to chat WordPress with local leaders in education, and government. The event is focused around the large-scale use of WordPress in schools, and local agencies. We have some great speakers lined up to talk to you about their experiences working together to leverage the world’s most used (24% of the internet) content management platform.

Cameron Barrett

99c88721-cameron-barrett_050050050050000000Cameron Barrett, the Head of Web Site Innovation & Strategy at Newark Public Schools, will be in attendance as the special guest of the event. He will be taking the time to share the story of how he built the school’s websites using WordPress, in partnership with the WebDevStudios and WP Engine teams.

Brian Messenlehner

Screenshot 2014-11-18 12.59.06 Brian Messenlehner is Co-Founder & CTO of WebDevStudios, and author of Building Web Apps With WordPress. WebDevStudios is a WordPress Agency that creates scalable and sustainable WordPress solutions for schools, government, and brands like Microsoft and Discovery Channel.

Harshal Patel

IMG_1334_400x400Harshal Patel is the Director of Partnerships at WP Engine, a Fully-Managed WordPress Hosting Platform That’s secure and scalable for any size WordPress implementation.

What else is going on?

Author of Professional WordPress Design & Development, and WebDevStudios’ CEO, Brad Williams will also be in attendance; along with WP Engine team members. You’ll have the opportunity to hear some of them speak on these key topics —

  • Getting the most out of the leading open source CMS, WordPress
  • How to leverage professional services for success
  • The importance of your WordPress hosting platform
  • Key lessons learned for delivering over 66+ websites

Everyone that is involved is super excited for this event, and would love to see you there!

You can sign up for this free event over at WP Engine – NYC Happy Hour.

Not able to make the event but interested in learning more about how WordPress can help you and your organization? Contact WebDevStudios today!

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