Our Sponsors

We wouldn’t be able to put on such a great WordCamp without the help of our wonderful sponsors!

Interested in sponsoring WordCamp this year?

Check out our Call for Sponsors post for details on how you can help make this year’s WordCamp the best it can be!


pair Networks, Inc.

pair Networks

Founded in 1996, pair Networks has been independent — and always under the same owner — for twenty years. We offer VPS and WordPress-optimized hosting for the modern web hosting customer, as well as proven standbys like shared hosting and dedicated servers. Our reputation for reliability, flexibility, and honesty reflects our two decades of commitment to consumer-friendly business practices, never-outsourced support, and high end hardware. Our new WordPress-optimized hosting packages are the product of years of building and tuning high-performance servers, a tradition of listening to our customers’ needs, and our experience hosting WordPress sites since the launch of the WordPress platform.

Website: https://www.pair.com/
Twitter: @pairnetworks
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pairnetworks
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pairnetworks/
Blog: https://blog.pair.com/


Jetpack is a free WordPress plugin that simplifies managing your sites. This single plugin enables Photon (a global CDN for images), uptime monitoring, brute force protection, traffic-boosting tools, single sign on, multiple-site management, and automatic or bulk plugin updates. Additionally Jetpack includes several features that help you customize the look and feel of your site without installing other tools. More information can be found at jetpack.com.

Website: jetpack.com
Twitter: @Jetpack
Facebook: Jetpack For WordPress


Bluehost has been a WordPress partner since 2005 and powers over 1 million WordPress sites worldwide. Their objective is to help customers, whether novice or pro, create a thriving online presence at an affordable price. With a team of in-house tech experts available 24/7, Bluehost dedicates time and resources to providing the best support and services in the industry. Join millions of other site owners and see what Bluehost can do for you and your online presence.

Website: www.bluehost.com/
Twitter: @Bluehost
Facebook: Bluehost


WooCommerce is the fastest growing eCommerce software/platform, powering over 30% of all eCommerce stores with over 1 million active installations. It is is built to integrate seamlessly with WordPress, making it the obvious eCommerce choice for existing WordPress users and connects you to the fast-growing WordPress ecosystem which now powers over 25% of all websites on the internet.

With WooCommerce you can start with all the basic tools that any small business would need to start selling online, including product setup, payments, shipping options, and sales reports and as your business grows choose from over 300 premium add-ons available including additional payment processors, shipping methods, inventory systems and marketing tools anyone to sell anything, anywhere from real products and digital downloads to subscriptions, content and even your time.

In July 2015, WooCommerce was acquired by Automattic, the creators of WordPress.com which serves more than 15.8 billion pages a month and also the creators of other popular WordPress services including Akismet, Jetpack, and VaultPress. We look forward to growing WooCommerce to achieve even greater things together with Automattic.

Website: WooCommerce.com
Twitter: @WooCommerce
Facebook: WooCommerce
Instagram: woocommerce



BoldGrid is a website builder powered by WordPress. It is a free set of WordPress plugins, themes, and other content that allows site creation and management similar to non-WordPress website builders. By placing WordPress more in line with DIY site builder solutions on the market, our mission is not only to make WordPress more accessible and easy for beginners to utilize, but also automate and streamline typical WordPress tasks to provide a fast, creator-friendly platform that even web professionals will appreciate.

Experience WordPress as a website builder, including: free pre-built themes, drag and drop editing, integrated image banks, simplified photo editing, built-in staging, automated backups, and so much more.

BoldGrid will have you creating professional looking WordPress sites in minutes!

Website: www.boldgrid.com
Twitter: @BoldGrid
Facebook: BoldGrid



GoDaddy’s mission is to radically shift the global economy toward small businesses by empowering people to easily start, confidently grow and successfully run their own ventures. With more than 12 million customers worldwide and 57 million domain names under management, GoDaddy gives small business owners the tools to name their idea, build a beautiful online presence, attract customers and manage their business.

Website: www.godaddy.com/pro
Twitter: @GoDaddyPro


Pantheon puts the power of the Internet in the hands of developers and DevOps teams, delivering rock solid hosting along with the most complete platform for professional website creation. We’ve built the world’s best website management platform—one that gives web teams all of the developer tools, hosting, scaling, performance, workflow, and automation they need to build the best websites in the world. Pantheon powers 150,000 websites, serving billions of page views per month.

For more information, visit www.pantheon.io

Website: pantheon.io
Twitter: @GetPantheon
Facebook: Pantheon


The original WordPress backup plugin to backup, restore & move WordPress. The #1 WordPress backup plugin, protecting half a million WordPress sites since 2010.

Website: BackupBuddy
Twitter: @Backup_Buddy
Facebook: BackupBuddy

Site Lock

SiteLock logo - Monongahela River sponsor of WordCamp Pittsburgh

Currently protecting more than one million WordPress sites, SiteLock delivers a patented 360-degree website security solution to find, fix and prevent malware and other threats from affecting websites and their visitors. Services include malware scanning and vulnerability detection, automatic malware removal, an advanced web application firewall (WAF), PCI compliance and website acceleration powered by a global CDN. SiteLock provides live, expert phone support, available 24/7/365.

Website: wpdistrict.sitelock.com
Twitter: @SiteLock
Facebook: SiteLock


Give logo - Monongahela River sponsor of WordCamp Pittsburgh

Give is the leading Donation plugin for WordPress. It enables WordPress users to accept donations on their WordPress-powered website with flexibility and minimal barrier to entry. Our mission is to Democratize Generosity. Give is the flagship product of WordImpress, we build Impressive, high-quality, well supported Premium Plugins for WordPress.

Website: https://givewp.com/
Twitter: @GiveWP
Facebook: WPGive



OnTheGoSystems is the author of WPML and Toolset plugins.

WPML turns WordPress websites multilingual. It works with caching, SEO and E-Commerce plugins, and allows the building of complete multilingual sites. WPML powers simple blogs as well as corporate and enterprise sites.

Toolset plugins allow you to develop WordPress sites without PHP. They work with any theme and with other plugins.

OnTheGoSystems is always looking for exceptional people to join the team. To learn more about our products and open positions, visit:

OnTheGoSystems Website: onthegosystems.com/
OnTheGoSystems Twitter: @OnTheGo_Systems
OnTheGoSystems Facebook: OnTheGoSystems

WPML Website: wpml.org
WPML Twitter: @wpml
WPML Facebook: WPML


DreamHost is a global Web hosting and cloud services provider with over 350,000 customers and 1.2 million blogs, websites and apps hosted. The company offers a wide spectrum of Web hosting and cloud services including Shared Hosting, Virtual Private Servers (VPS), Dedicated Server Hosting, Domain Name Registration, the cloud storage service, DreamObjects, and the cloud computing service DreamCompute.

Website: http://dreamhost.com
Twitter: @DreamHost
Facebook: DreamHost
Instagram: DreamHost


Plesk simplifies web management activities to align with the way infrastructure is used today for hosting websites and web applications. A widely used web management solution, Plesk provides everything a web professional needs to set up a website quickly and securely – including a WordPress Toolkit, an easy-to-navigate control panel, server level automation, supportability tools, and complete protection with our server-to-site security core.

Website: www.plesk.com/
Twitter: @PleskOfficial
Facebook: Plesk

The Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management at Robert Morris University

Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management at RMU

The Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management at Robert Morris University provides consulting services, educational programs, research, and information and referral services designed to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of nonprofit organizations. Our Technology Program provides technology consulting services (including WordPress website development), workshops, one-on-one clinics and community events such as our annual TechNow conference and monthly Bagels & Bytes meetups. Nonprofit build strong communities…we build strong nonprofits.

Website: www.bcnm-rmu.org
Twitter: @BayerCenter
Facebook: The Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management



Libsyn was on the forefront of the podcast trend when it was founded in 2004, launching the first Podcast Service Provider (Host), offering storage, bandwidth and RSS creation tools. Today, Libsyn is a worldwide leader of podcast hosting, distribution and monetization. Hosting over 28,000 podcast shows, Libsyn delivered 3.3 billion podcast requests to audiences worldwide in 2015. The Libsyn brand has built a reputation for reliable service, world-class podcast statistics and exceptional customer service. This has allowed Libsyn to grow into one of the market leaders in the industry.

Website: www.libsyn.com/
Twitter: @libsyn
Facebook: libsyn – liberated syndication

Apply Filters Podcast

Apply Filters podcast

Apply Filters is a podcast dedicated to WordPress development and brought to you by Brad Touesnard and Pippin Williamson.

We love talking about code and and not worrying about annoying the non-developer listeners in the audience.

Our discussions will include everything from development in WordPress core, plugins, and themes. We will be sharing much of our own experiences in the development world, as well as bringing on guest developers to share their stories.

Website: applyfilters.fm
Twitter: @applyfilters
Facebook: Apply Filters

OfficeHours.fm Podcast

Office Hours FM Podcast logo - Alleghent River Sponsor of WordCamp Pittsburgh


OfficeHours.fm is a live, weekly podcast hosted by Carrie Dils that exists to help the WordPress freelance community grow their businesses. Tune in to hear business development advice from a variety of successful entrepreneurs, big and small.

Website: officehours.fm
Twitter: @officehoursfm



Sticker Giant logo - In-Kind Sponsor of WordCamp Pittsburgh

StickerGiant prints high-quality stickers and labels. They have the best customer service, quick turnaround times and free custom shapes using state of the art laser cutting. Every sticker has a story. Want to share your story today? They’re waiting to hear from you.

Every sticker has a story.

Website: StickerGiant.com
Email: marketing@stickergiant.com
Twitter: @StickerGiant
Facebook: StickerGiant
Instagram: stickergiant

Venue Sponsor

Art Institute of Pittsburgh

Art Institute of Pittsburgh logo - Venue Host for WordCamp Pittsburgh

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh offers degree programs in the areas of design, media arts, fashion and culinary that help students focus their talents and build the skills needed to start their creative careers. See aiprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees and other costs, median debt, salary data, alumni success and other important info.

Website: artinstitutes.edu/pittsburgh
Twitter: @Art_Institutes
Facebook: The Art Institutes
Instagram: art_institutes