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WordCamp NYC 2016 Retrospective

However, I believe that this year’s WordCamp NYC shall leave an indelible mark in the memories of ALL who attended and possibly on the WordCamp space as a whole.

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Some of the highlights worth noting are the 12167 page views on this site for the weekend and fact that we achieve a sustained trending on Twitter.

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We had over 150 contributor day registrations which is a feat that I have been told rivals the size of some WordCamps. However WordCamp NYC is not all about developers and designers. We have a strong user and administrator community as evident from the attendance on Saturday and Sunday during the regular sessions.

We as a community came together and bonded over WordPress and nearly the entire New York Open Source community. We worked with the other participating conferences like PyGotham and React and Angular and shared in the after party where ALL attendees had a chance to rub elbows, network and share in the camaraderie of open source software.

We even had a surprise lightning session presented by Andrew Nacin at the end of Sunday just prior to closing remarks.

Therefore as my term comes to an end, I look back on this WordCamp and contemplate all that has been achieved. The last three years with WordCamp NYC, prove that #WCNYC can be more than a biennial event and I would like to once again say thank you to everyone in the community; organizers, volunteers, speakers, sponsors, central mentors, the team at open camps, the United Nations and of course all of the attendees, for making this a truly outstanding event.

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As we used to say in the Coast Guard;

Fair Winds and Following Seas

 

Thank you, Copper Sponsors!

We’d like to recognize our Copper Sponsors for their valuable contributions to WordCamp NYC.  Thank you all!

BackupBuddy

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CloudAccess

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Alley Interactive

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GeoDirectory

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pair Networks Inc

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Thank you, Silver Sponsors!

We love our sponsors and we especially owe a big thanks to our Silver Sponsors!  Thank you all, without you, WordCamp NYC wouldn’t be nearly what it is this year!

GoDaddy

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Pantheon

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Sucuri

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AMIMOTO

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Hover

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Ultrafast WordPress Virtual Machine KUSANAGI

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SiteGround

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Flywheel

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Thank you, Gold Sponsors!

We’re incredibly appreciative to all our sponsors for helping make WordCamp NYC a reality this year, but a HUGE thanks is in order for our Gold Sponsors!  Thank you to the following organizations for your generous contributions!

Bluehost

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Jetpack

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WooCommerce

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WP Engine

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Bold Grid

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WordCamp NYC is Sold Out!

We did it!  Tickets have been sold out for WordCamp NYC.

Keep an eye out for volunteers with pink lanyards to help you get your UN security pass outside of the venue and to help you find your way to the event.

Planning a Smooth Subway Trip

There are planned MTA subway delays this weekend.

Below are route advisories that can help you arrive at WCNYC on time.

If you’re lost, step into the nearest store and ask an employee for the closest subsubwaymapway going in your direction. You can also ask an MTA attendant at a booth for directions, or call the MTA at 877-690-5116. 

The 1 train: Downtown and Uptown: trains skip 28th Street, 23 Street and 18th Street

The 2 train: E 180th Street-bound trains run express from 241st St to E 108th Street

The 3 train: Service is extended to New Lots Avenue

The 4 train: No trains between Brooklyn Bridge and Utica Avenue/New Lots Avenue

The 5 train: 2 trains replace the 5 Dyre Av Shuttle

The 6 train: Pelham Bay Park-bound trains run express from Parkchester to Pelham Bay Park

The 7 train: Flushing-bound trains skip 82nd, 90th, 103rd, and 111th Streets 

The A train: Trains run via the F in both directions between W 4th Street and Jay St-MetroTech

The C train: Euclid Ave-bound trains skip 135th, 116th, 110th, 103rd, 96th, 86th, 81st and 72nd Streets

The E train: Trains run local in both directions between Queens Plaza and 71st Avenue

The L train: No trains between Myrtle-Wychoff Avenues and Rockaway Pkwy

The D train: Coney Island-bound trains make local stops at 23rd Street and 14th Street

The F train: Coney Island-bound trains skip Bergen Street, Carroll St and Smith 9th Streets

The G train: No trains between Hoyt-Schermerhorn and Church Avenue

Also:

Astoria-bound trains run via the D from Stillwell Ave to 36th Street

36th Street bound shuttle train stops at 53rd Street and 45th Street

Source: Metro NYC print magazine.