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Rain outside, Sun inside

Dear WordCampers

Tomorrow is the day, the weather forecast announces the rain for the whole day in Geneva, but in the conference rooms, we plan to make your day shine as a bright sun!

Come at 8am, the registration will be fast, as the opening remarks start at 8.30.

We can’t wait to welcome you and attend great presentations!

See you tomorrow!

Many thanks to our Bronze and In-Kind sponsors

We want to thank also our Bronze and in-kind sponsors very much, their support means a lot!


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Dream Production

Dream Production is a development agency for custom WordPress development. We’re extremely efficient at implementing beautiful and highly functional WordPress websites. Whether you need a pocket-size showcase website or a custom-developed company website, we’re up to the challenge and will do our best to meet your expectations and your budget.

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Torro Forms is a Drag & Drop form builder plugin that is easy to use for administrators, yet flexible to extend for developers. The plugin was made with both user groups in mind to ensure that you can do exactly what you want without getting stuck in complicated setups. In addition, our plugin looks and behaves in the same way that the rest of WordPress does. If you’re tired of seeing bloated, “all-fancy” user interfaces that distract you from what you actually want to achieve – be relieved, we are too.


From blogs to business sites, e-commerce to high-end intranet solutions, Inpsyde has built enterprise-oriented products and services with WordPress since 2006. The company develops and maintains popular plugins like MultilingualPress, BackWPup with over 4 million downloads.
Open Source is at the core of Inpsyde’s identity. The agency was founded by the same group of people who first translated WordPress into German and started a German WordPress community. Today Inpsyde supports WordPress by donating employee time for core contributions, as well as sponsoring WordCamps.
We develop enterprise solutions for customers not only in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, but all around the world. We are your reliable partner with WordPress for custom plugins, integration, optimization, performance, SEO, multilingualism, e-commerce and more.
We are proud to say that we are one of only 13 WordPress VIP partners and 1 of 7 official WooCommerce Gold experts worldwide. It reflects our profound know-how in WooCommerce and WordPress. Among other things, we are also able to connect your website and/or online shop to your SAP, Sage or any other system.


EasyGiga is a Webhosting Company with offices in Geneva and servers in Zurich.
Good support, Good Hosting and Good prices.

Offer: 6 months added for free to any account purchased with the word: WordCamp.

Invest in one of our Hosting Plan, then send us a request mentioning WordCamp and we will gladly add 6 months for free.

In-Kind Sponsors


CREA Genève offers us the place to run the Contributor Day on November 19th
Thank you very much!CREA, l’école de référence dans le domaine du Marketing, de la Communication, du Digital et de la Direction Artistique. Chaque année, plus de 500 étudiants sont formés au sein de notre établissement par les meilleurs intervenants suisses et internationaux. CREA propose actuellement des Bachelors, des Masters, executive ou full time, ainsi que de la formation continue courte sous forme de Cycles Certifiants. CREA oriente son développement selon des axes d’excellence : Création, Digital & Innovation, Luxe et Sport.


Thank you S Agence to have provided us with your staff and time for design work!S agency is a platform of experts committed to be for you an added value partner in terms of talents and resources.

S agency provide strategic direction, advice to businesses and the creative direction and design.

We are based in Geneva where you will find our team dedicated to digital, audiovisual and print realizations for communication tools.


Thank you StickerGiant for the awesome stickers you provide us!

Thank you AlpHosting for being a #WCGVA Silver sponsor!

AlpHosting joins the Silver sponsors of WordCamp Geneva 2016! We’d like to ask you all to join us in saying a big “Thank you” to AlpHosting for the support and trust.


AlpHosting is a small hosting company that enjoys closeness to its customers. They love WordPress and are happy to help you build and optimise your online presence with it!

They pride themselves in having snappy and underloaded servers and strive to be developer friendly with features such as custom PHP configurations and modules, SSH access and ample resources.

For their most successful customers, they provide VPS and dedicated servers tailored to their needs.

View their WordPress hosting offers at :

After-party, yeah!

After a day full of conferences, you are all invited to the after-party to chill out and share conversation with the greatest of community!

Talking about WordPress or the state of the Wor(l)d 🙂 about the weather, the last celeb gossip, or UX design… you name it!

The party will begin at 9pm at Mon Rêve Restaurant, in quartier “Les Pâquis”. We will have the Lounge Bar in the basement.



Mon Rêve Restaurant, Rue de Bâle 14,  1201 Genève
(walking distance from main station = 8 minutes, see full directions in the Location page)

Speakers, sponsors and staff will be invited to a restaurant in the same area, while other attendees can go to eat on their own (even at Mon Rêve, which is also a restaurant in the ground floor). We will have drinks at the party.

We are looking forward to share those moments with you!

Bienvenue au WordCamp Geneva

(this is the post in French to gather some information for people who do not speak that much English, but are interested to attend the WordCamp anyway)

Le WordCamp Geneva est une conférence tout autour de WordPress, qui se déroulera les 18 et 19 novembre 2016 à Genève. Vous trouverez d’autres infos générales sur WordPress et les WordCamps au bas de cette page.

Une journée de conférences et ateliers se tiendra le vendredi 18 au Musée d’Histoire Naturelle, proposant plus de 20 sessions sur des sujets liés au développement WordPress, mais aussi au design ou à la stratégie de contenus.

Le soir nous aurons une after-party et nous pourrons discuter en français ou en anglais, de WordPress, ou pas, en sirotant un verre ou deux (offerts).

Une journée « Contributor Day » aura lieu le samedi 19, et vous permettra de prendre part activement au projet WordPress. Voir plus d’info à ce sujet plus bas dans les info générales.

Pourquoi en anglais ?

Héritier du WordCamp Switzerland qui a eu lieu en 2014 et 2015 à Zurich, le WordCamp Geneva sera pour cette année anglophone, afin de mieux servir toute la communauté suisse. Continue reading Bienvenue au WordCamp Geneva

If you are new to WordPress and WordCamps


If you are new to WordPress and WordCamps, here is some general information you might find useful. Do not hesitate to contact us for any question you could have! We are looking forward to welcome you in the WordPress community, and to the WordCamp (tickets here). If you prefer to read it in French, we added the same information to the bottom of this page: “Bienvenue au WordCamp”.

What is a WordCamp?

Continue reading If you are new to WordPress and WordCamps

Global WordPress Translation Day, Switzerland

Beyond WordCamps, people attend and contribute to WordPress every day, and one great occasion to do so (and a great way to start), is to join the second Global WordPress Translation Day on Saturday, 12th November.

WordPress Translation Day basically means 24 hours of live stream all about internationalization and localization in WordPress. You can join in online. Continue reading Global WordPress Translation Day, Switzerland

Introducing contributor day

WordPress is created by thousands of people just like you. You don’t have to be a developer or a designer to start contributing.

What are contributor days?

Contributor days give you a special opportunity to share a room with other people who are contributing to WordPress. WordPress is now running 27% of the World Wide Web and it needs our help. We encourage you to take part of Contributor Day especially if you have never contributed before and you’re looking for a way to get started. There are people who can help you get started. Continue reading Introducing contributor day

Thank you Infomaniak for being a #WCGVA Gold sponsor!

Infomaniak joins the Gold sponsors of WordCamp Geneva 2016! We’d like to ask you all to join us in saying a big “Thank you” to Infomaniak for the support and trust.


Infomaniak is the No. 1 web hosting provider in Switzerland and offers SSD Shared Web Hosting, SSD Cloud Servers, housing and video and audio streaming services. Their objective is to offer first-class web hosting with quality support and competitive rates.

Active throughout Europe, the company owns three datacenters in Switzerland and distinguishes itself by its policy of social responsibility and specific action in favour of the environment. Infomaniak is ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 certified and its commitments were awarded the canton of Geneva’s Sustainable Development Prize in 2015.

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