The VIP Services team regularly schedules events around the globe – from VIP developer conferences and training, to VIP partner meet-ups and networking events in various locations. Watch this space for information about upcoming events or sign up below for notifications!

Upcoming Events

  • Big WP Meetups — focused on the operation, development, and scaling of large, high-traffic WordPress websites. See more information below.
  • VIP Training Days: exclusive, small group training classes with VIP instructors for developers and administrators and editorial staff.
    • Dates soon – more information here.
  • Webinars and Demos 
    • The VIP Developer Orientation is monthly. Watch the VIP Lobby (private to clients/users) or get in touch with the VIP team for upcoming dates.
  • Conferences and Other Events
    • Leeds UK Usergroup, Aug 25: Tom Nowell will be presenting on Root Composition in WordPress plugins.
    • Big Data Innovation Boston, Sept 9-10: Xiao Yu will be presenting on the analytics pipeline.
    • Digital Marketing Innovation Summit Los Angeles, Sept 10-11: Our team will be staffing a booth at this event.
    • PHPConf Singapore, Sept 22-23: Stephane Boisvert will be presenting on WordPress Security, and Automattic will have a booth.
    • ONA Los Angeles, Sept 24-26: We’ll be hosting a Happiness Bar at the Online News Association conference in Los Angeles! More to come about that.
    • PHP Craft Johannesburg, Oct 1-2: Stéphane Boisvert will be presenting on WordPress Security.
    • Monktoberfest Portland, Oct 1-2: A few of us will be attending Monktoberfest in Portland, ME.

Interested in training? Make sure you check out our VIP Training Services page for descriptions of our courses & training dates.

Big WP Meetup Groups

The Big WP Meetup is open to developers, product managers, business owners, and editorial teams who use large, high-traffic WordPress sites. The meetup focuses on issues concerning the operation, development, and scaling of large, high-traffic WordPress websites. Topics tend to be technical, but not exclusively—all are welcome, including folks from the editorial and business side. Sign up for the group near you so you’re notified of upcoming meetups!

A few notable past events

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