San Francisco, California (PRWEB) October 31, 2014
WooThemes, a bootstrapped and distributed WordPress product company is less than a week away from hosting WooCommerce Conference - their first conference to bring together customers, stakeholders and techies from across the globe for two days of learning, networking and celebrating the democratization of ecommerce.
“WooCommerce is the world’s largest and fastest growing ecommerce platform and aims to empower individuals to create sites quickly and affordably. We’re looking forward to bringing WooCommerce people together for the first time to share, give input and dream about what’s next.” - Joel Bronkowski Chief Business Development Officer
WooThemes is considered among the WordPress business pioneers, having launched one of the first marketplaces for WordPress Themes in 2007 and just four years later, creating their free WooCommerce platform which now powers over 381,000 sites (source Builtwith.com). WooCommerce growth continues to amaze us. As its catalog of niche functionality enabling extensions multiplies, we are seeing impressive and creative customer implementations of shops of all sizes - proving the range of scalable ecommerce solutions possible,” said Mark Forrester, co-founder of WooThemes. “With 2.2.7 we expect a new wave of innovative ecommerce integrations using our powerful API. We’re still at the beginning of our rocket ride.”
WooThemes diverse team of 48 passionate individuals, scattered across the globe, will all be in attendance and joined by 30 premier ecommerce sponsors with notable players like Amazon, PayPal, Authorize.net, Simplify by MasterCard, Avalara, Webgility, Stamps.com, WPEngine, Site5, ShipStation and 2Checkout. The conference will consist of a single track of speakers on day 1 and a series of workshops on day 2.
With 320 expected attendees from 19 countries and 33 states, WooCommerce Conference is on the brink of being a sold out event and will take place at The Village - 969 Market on 3-4 November.
About WooThemes.com - WooThemes is an international business providing a platform to extend WordPress-powered websites via themes and plugins. WooCommerce is their free ecommerce plugin, with commercially available extensions and themes, designed to democratize ecommerce and get sites launched quickly and affordably.