Conference at a Glance

WordTechCon is a new premium conference that will allow WordPress Theme and Plugin Developers as well as hosting services to learn from industry leaders at a relaxed pace in a wonderful location.


March 8 – 10, 2018


Dallas Texas, USA


Reasonable Conference Rate of $625 US

Conference Breakdown

● 2 Days Conference
● 1 pre-conference workshop day (March 8th)
● up to 3 days of sponsor access to delegates
● 2 Keynote addresses
● 30 Talks (3 concurrent sessions)
● 200 to 300 Attendees (Software Developers and Tech Industry Leaders)

Expected Talk Topics

Our talk topics hope to cover some or all of these topic categories: Plugin Creation, Theme Creation, CSS tips / tricks, Dashboard integration, PHP and WordPress, JavaScript / jQuery and WordPress, WordPress MySQL data structures,WordPress security, WordPress site recovery, Building a WordPress business / Commercial WordPress Development, Codebase Management, WordPress behind the scenes, REST in WordPress, Headless WordPress (REST API integrations), Server deployment and infrastructure management, Unexpected WordPress, UX, HTML5, Design Ideas, Agile Development, Mobile First Design, Tech Leadership, Soft Skills

Days until the Conference


Our Wonderful Sponsors


Gold & Silver

All Others

Recent News

Our CFP opens Tomorrow

Our Call for Papers opens tomorrow (September 5th)!...Read More
September 4, 2017

First Diamond Sponsor is IN !

We are so pleased to announce our first diamond sponsor is PANTHEON Website Management Platform!...Read More
August 29, 2017

Website is back up and Blind Bird Tickets are on sale

Hi All … the new face lift to the website is up and running. Thanks...Read More
August 25, 2017

Sorry News Subscribers!

Hi All … I am updating the site to a new theme and template and...Read More
August 17, 2017

Our Sponsorship Prospectus has been Updated

Yet another BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!! Our Prospectus has been updated – check out the changes! Link...Read More
July 28, 2017

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Call For Papers

Submit a Talk (or 5!)

The conference CFP is now open. If you applied during the pre-CFP then you don’t have to re-apply, we have your submissions.

Submit talks here:  cfp.wordtechcon.com


We are working on this !

About Us

Your crack conference planning board!

Peter MacIntyre

Peter MacIntyre has over 25 years of experience in the information technology industry, primarily in the area of PHP and Web Technologies. He has contributed writing material for many IT industry publications: Author of “PHP: The Good Parts” (O’Reilly); co-author: Pro PHP Programming (APress), Programming PHP (3rd Edition – O’Reilly), Using Visual Objects, Using PowerBuilder 5, ASP.NET Bible, Web Warrior Survey on Web Development Languages, and Zend Studio for Eclipse Developer’s Guide. Peter has another book covering WordPress that was published in May 2016.

Peter is a co-founder and past co-chair and past board member for the Northeast PHP Developer’s Conference held in Boston, MA and Charlottetown, PE Canada for the last 6 years (northeastphp.org). As well, Peter has spoken several times at North American and International computer conferences including PHP[World], Washington, DC; ZendCon 2016 (Las Vegas), NortheastPHP 2016 (Charlottetown, PE, Canada), Prairie Dev Con 2016 (Winnipeg, MB, Canada), CA-World in New Orleans, USA; CA-TechniCon in Cologne, Germany; and CA-Expo in Melbourne, Australia.

He is a Zend Certified Engineer in PHP 5.3 and PHP 4.0

Eric Mann

Eric Mann is a seasoned web developer with experience in languages from JavaScript to Ruby to C#. He has been building websites of all shapes and sizes for the better part of a decade and continues to experiment with new technologies and techniques. Eric is a Tekton working with Tozny (https://tozny.com) helping to engineer better, safer, more secure ways to identify yourself and control your information.

Chris MacKinnon

Chris A. MacKinnon is a Technical Consultant by day and a WordPress junkie by night. Chris has had the pleasure of building three online media companies from the ground up, using the WordPress platform, and selling the sites to reputable Public Relations firms in Massachusetts. Chris has also authored well over 600 articles for media companies including SmartComputing, Processor Magazine, Tom’s Guide, and MaximumPC. You can learn more about Chris and his writing escapades at  http://www.chrisamackinnon.com