Our White Bear sponsors showed up big time, and we are so thankful for their support! Sponsors are not just anonymous sources of money. These sponsors are part of the WordPress community, working, designing, and developing with WordPress just like the attendees and speakers. They have a genuine passion for WordPress and want to see it continue to flourish. Thank you for your support Lightning Base, Cimbura.com, 3five, WPBeginner, and InMotion Hosting.
Lightning Base is a managed WordPress host founded in 2011 and based in the Minneapolis area. With a focus on customer service, performance, and value, the company has grown to host thousands of WP websites across hosting locations in Chicago, Amsterdam, and Melbourne. We’re proud of the excellent reviews Lightning Base has received, and the way we help clients, beginner and expert, keep their sites fast, stable, and secure.
Cimbura.com makes businesses more effective, productive, and profitable with brilliant technology solutions. We build custom web sites and web applications with WordPress and Mac/Windows/iPad/iPhone applications with FileMaker. Companies invest with us for our strong tech skills and ability to create innovative and cost effective custom solutions to business challenges. We provide businesses with a strong competitive advantage that is unique to their industry.
3five is a web design, development & digital marketing studio serving clients globally with offices in Minneapolis and Duluth. We design, build, support and market enterprise websites using WordPress. We are obsessed with craftsmanship, customer service and the impact this has on the community.
WPBeginner is the largest free WordPress resource site with over 320,000+ subscribers from 190 countries around the world. Founded by Syed Balkhi in 2009, WPBeginner has always helped users learn how to make the most out of WordPress. WPBeginner offers free videos and step by step WordPress tutorials for beginners.
WPBeginner has guides like how to choose WordPress hosting, how to install WordPress, how to build an email list in WordPress, and many more.
The team at WPBeginner is also behind some of the most popular plugins such as OptinMonster – WordPress popup and lead-generation plugin, Soliloquy – responsive WordPress slider, and Envira Gallery – responsive WordPress gallery.
Founded in 2001, InMotion Hosting is one of the premier providers of web hosting worldwide, with a consistent record of award-winning customer satisfaction due to their 24/7, proactive customer service. With a commitment to Open Source and a sponsor of WordCamps across the country for the past half-decade, InMotion offers WordPress users a great platform to power your WP site. Our backend technology is based on Better Linux and combines with powerful hardware to offer our customers continuous 99.999% network uptimes.
InMotion Hosting utilizes powerful and reliable Solid-State Drives for all servers, making your website hosting up to 20 times faster than normal spinning drives. All hosting plans also come with free cPanel, a free domain or site transfer, and a number of WordPress-friendly tools including an auto installer for WordPress, WP-CLI, and free data backups. Our goal is to make your WP site a success!