WordCamp Rochester 2023

WordCamp Rochester, NY 2023

It’s that time for WordCamp Rochester in New York, are you ready? This one-day event will be held on September 30, 2023, at the Rochester School of the Arts, which is across the street from the Memorial Art Gallery. And this year, GreenGeeks is a proud sponsor of the WordCamp.

If you’re curious about the location, you can always take a virtual tour of the School of Arts facility.

What to Expect from WordCamp Rochester, 2023

Although this particular camp is only one day, it has a lot of interesting talks available. It begins at 8:15 am with opening remarks and ends at roughly 6:15 pm.

Then, you can participate in the After Party at Jeremiah’s Tavern, which is only a short Uber or Lyft ride away if you need it.

Some of the talks you’ll find at WordCamp Rochester in 2023 include:

  • How Close Are We to “No-Code?”
    In this talk, Ben Dunkle shares his experiences using the Gutenberg editor and how it simplifies designing a website without knowing how to code.
  • Supercharging Your WordPress Journey with Artificial Intelligence
    AI is a booming platform for a long list of development projects. Christopher Ross discusses the potential of AI and how it can vastly impact WordPress creations.
  • 5 Tricks Every WordPress Blogger Needs to Use to Get More Long-Term Readers
    While SEO is important to engage new readers, you can’t dismiss the followers and subscribers you’ve already gained. In this talk, Allysha Howse shares five tips to keep those long-term visitors coming back for more.
  • An Easy Update for Old Content
    Part of maintaining a successful website is making sure content is updated. This often includes the layout and theme you show to visitors. Ken Gagne outlines tools and strategies to give your site a new and fresher look.
  • Need More Donations for Your Non-Profit? You Should Know This…
    In this talk, Adian Tobey teaches you about clarifying your value position, diversifying yourself, automation of certain aspects, and using the right metrics to keep yourself sustainable for the long haul.

These are just some of the talks going on in Rochester on September 30th. There are quite a few to list here, so be sure to check out the schedule for more information.

One of the talks that interests me the most, though, is the one for getting more long-term readers. Who wouldn’t want to build a dedicated and supportive community from their content?

At a Great Location

The location for WordCamp Rochester in itself has a sense of style and class. Yet, it’s also surrounded by some great attractions, restaurants, and shops. Whether you’re visiting for a single day or plan to spend the weekend in New York, be sure to check out the area.

For instance, sites like the Rochester Museum & Science Center, George Eastman Museum, and of course the Memorial Art Gallery are all within walking distance.

If you’re looking for something to eat, Maru Sushi & Ramen Bar, Carnegie Cellars Wine Bar & Kitchen, and several other locales are less than a few minutes away.

The point is that there are some incredible locations near the venue, and it would be very easy to simply make a weekend of it and do some exploring.

Enjoy WordCamp Rochester 2023

There are some great talks going on in Rochester for this WordCamp. Add the fact that the location is great for exploring and you have an experience that will deliver a lot of fond memories.

Have a great time at the WordCamp, but make sure you visit some of the best locations Rochester has to offer.

I’d like to take a moment and thank the sponsors, organizers, volunteers, and attendees. It’s your support that keeps WordCamps like this active and ongoing. WordPress has a great community, and I’m looking forward to seeing what comes next.