WordCamp Melbourne would like to say a big thanks to the following organisations which helped make this event possible.

Gold Sponsors

Code Poet

If you use WordPress to build things for other people, we want to make your life easier. No matter whether you freelance on a solo basis, lead a small web shop, make plugins in a dark closet, or crack the whip at a large design firm, our aim is to become your go-to source of information and resources to help you expand your WordPress skills and know-how. To make you better at what you do. To make it easier to make your living and look great doing it.

You’re part of a tribe of WordPress designers and developers over 10,000 strong, spanning the entire globe. CodePoet.com aims to bring the working knowledge and real world strategies of those people into one place, for you tap into.

Web Central

WebCentral is committed to developing great products for WordPress professionals with helpful automation tools that speed up development and maintenance times. We’re Australia’s largest web and application hosting company, providing hosting, domain names and email services to companies of all sizes in the Asia Pacific region.

Silver Sponsors

Site5 Web Hosting

Site5 provides fully managed web hosting built upon a global platform. Choose from over 17 locations around the world with more being added all the time. Start with an inexpensive web hosting plan and scale up to a powerful fully managed virtual server as your needs grow. All backed by a support team whose face you can see on every support ticket and chat. Try our free trial and once you are convinced we will migrate your website to Site5 for free!

Melbourne Video Production

Are you based in Melbourne and are looking for web video that works?

Whether it’s for your site, or a client’s, Melbourne Video Production might be just what you’re looking for. We create engaging YouTube videos that get businesses more traffic, more customers and make them more money. To find out how cost effective our web videos can be or to download our YouTube Made Easy guide, visit: http://www.MelbourneVideoProduction.com.au


WooThemes is an international, market leading, bootstrapped business providing a platform to extend standard WordPress-powered websites via a range of innovative themes and plugins. With WooThemes businesses and individuals can get professional WordPress sites launched quickly and affordably.

You can also find us on Facebook and twitter.

Bronze Sponsors

Dejan SEO

Dejan SEO is Australia’s most prominent SEO company, famous for their innovative approach to SEO, experiments, research and development. They run a WordPress based website and have produced numerous specialised plugins for the platform, including public link attribution plugin called CopyLink.

In 2011 Martin Reed presented in Mebourne and Dan Petrovic followed up at WordCamp Gold Coast with a hot topic of Panda. This year he’ll be adding one extra animal in Google’s little algorithm zoo.

Dejan SEO team is continuing their support to WordCamp as an event sponsor.

Spike Creative

Established in 2004, Spike Creative has built a reputation for outstanding service and quality, producing a wide variety of work for a vast array of clients. These clients include many of Melbourne, and Australia’s, most successful and elite sporting teams and organisations, as well as several of this country’s largest corporate businesses and service providers.

No job is too big or too small, and every form of design is catered for, be it digital or print, for any media. There is no compromise on making sure clients receive the best quality, service and value on all jobs, regardless of deadline, budget or logistical constraints.


Eleven Media is a Melbourne based digital agency that specialise in custom WordPress themes.

We create user friendly websites that both look great and they are easy for our clients to update.


VroomVroomVroom is proud to sponsor WordCamp Melbourne. This is our third time sponsoring a WordCamp event, having previously sponsored WordCamp Gold Coast in 2011 and WordCamp Victoria (Canada) earlier this year. VroomVroomVroom runs a whole network of car rental websites, some of which are run on WordPress, such as Bargain Wheels.

We’ve found that WordCamp events attract people from far and wide, and the quickest and easiest way to arrange car rental is through VroomVroomVroom. We also have $1 relocation deals for those looking for a cheap one way option.

VroomVroomVroom compares the best car rental rates from all the top suppliers such as Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Redspot and Thrifty so that you get the best deal. It takes less than 2 minutes to compare and book, and you get the guaranteed lowest price.

Guaranteed cheapest price
No booking fees
No up-front payment
Cancel any time without penalty
SMS booking confirmation
Quickest and Easiest way to book a car!

Run Pixel Run

Run Pixel Run is a Melbourne based web & apps development company delivering engaging digital solutions for agencies and clients around Australia. We specialise in web technologies for the browser (HTML, CSS, Javascript), desktop (MDM Zinc) and devices (Sencha Touch + Phonegap).

Dvize Creative

With the best WordPress Training Melbourne has to offer, we take you from novice to awesome at WordPress in only 6 days.

Our professionals are dedicated to teaching you the basic tools to wrangle control of your WordPress site – no matter what skill level you’re starting from.

Perfect for beginners, you will gain an advanced understanding of WordPress and the tools to create and manage WordPress sites, as well as the ability to make your websites produce tangible results.

Delivered by Glenn Todd, who has built WordPress sites for the Australian Ballet, Arts Centre Melbourne, The International Ranger Federation and Blue King Brown. With an excellent reputation as a teacher, Glenn has a natural ability for simplifying the often very technical aspects of the web.

Valued Supporters

The Fetch

The Fetch is where professionals can share and discover what’s on in their city. Launched out of Melbourne in mid-2011, it’s now in 10 cities around the globe and growing. The easy-to-digest weekly emails cover all things happening across business, entrepreneurship, tech, digital, creative, culture and design. You’ll find cherry picked events, news, interesting reads, cool jobs, local profiles and more.

Subscribe for free via http://thefetch.com, follow @thefetchmelb and like the FB page.

Campaign Monitor

Today more than 700,000 designers, agencies and amazing companies of all shapes and sizes rely on Campaign Monitor to manage their email marketing. On any given week, we’re lucky enough to add more than 5,000 new customers to this list.

While we continue to add more features and refine the experience, our goal hasn’t changed since day one — to make it easy for anyone to send beautiful email newsletters to their audience.

Campaign Monitor are proud supporters of the Email Standards Project and the design community

Video User Manuals

Finally, a comprehensive WordPress manual that you can give to your clients that provides them with a professionally produced manual on how to use their content management system through both videos and a written tutorials.

  • Over 30 video tutorials
  • Online manual with over 100 pages
  • Automatically updates with each new version of WordPress

You can see the plugin in action on the Video User Manuals website.

Video User Manuals is kindly buying drinks for the WordPress Afterparty, on the Saturday evening.

Floate Design

At Floate we practice design as a problem-solving discipline applicable to more than just aesthetics: A proven way to improve the quality of products, services and make a tangible difference to people’s lives.

We strive to understand our clients and their needs. Our UI/UX work exists to achieve the goals of parties on both sides of the screen. When working in print design we account for how a piece will be seen, handled and used. Nothing is taken for granted and our clients appreciate the attention to detail.

At Floate Design, we’re always looking for new problems to solve, and innovative ways to solve them.

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