How would you like to spend the weekend of November 12-13th? How about at Crayfish Camp in Naivasha, hanging out with the coolest WordPress friends and users, learning about WordPress the blogging platform (which this blog runs on) from experienced bloggers, users and developers. Including transport to and from Nairobi, accommodation, food, a t-shirt (what’s a function without a tshirt!), 500 bob worth of airtime from Safaricom, and the 2-day conference. Still not convinced?
WordCamp Kenya is a conference about the world’s most popular blogging software WordPress. Developers, designers and users will come together for talks and workshops related to WordPress and to publishing on the web, and to network. WordCamp Kenya 2011 is happening on 12th and 13th November 2011 at Crayfish Camp
Learn more about wordcamp here. It’s a conference that focuses on anything WordPress. It’s the first time it is being held in Kenya.
Tickets for only Kshs.3,000 for early birds! Normal tickets go for Kshs. 4,000. You can pay by mpesa. Get your ticket here.
Kachwanya has blogged about the 8 reasons why you should not miss this: I will copy paste some under the Creative Commons License: as long as I acknowledge the source, and I’m not use this material for profit etc etc I can copy..
Local Content creation
WordCamp Kenya 2011 has great speakers, who will be putting into perspective what it means to be a content creator, going into details on on the benefits of using wordpress as the platform, Making money though Bake and other channels. It is going to be a great weekend of learning in a relaxed environment. You can’t miss that!
The term networking and who is who are these days being used loosely, but in Naivasha you will meet developers led by the Founder of WordPress, leading Bloggers, Poets, designers, tweeps and MKZers. If you have ever wanted to meet some of these people in real life, here is your chance.
Ordinarily you might find yourself too busy to have a little bit of time for yourself. WordCamp Kenya 2011 give you a chance to learn, network and have fun. Swimming pool, lake, and trails, name it. In other words you can try your hand in fishing, swimming, canoeing, or biking.
For the nijnjas who are online 24/7, you are catered for too. Safaricom will provide great data connection right from the time you enter the bus to the time you come back in Nairobi. Yes, the bus will be wired and much better at the camp. On top of that Kshs. 500 Airtime from Safaricom Ltd for mobile data. You will truly have a working weekend
Love for Nature:
Do you love nature….If you are like me, then you can be assured that Naivasha has it all when comes to magnificent outdoors.. Yeah, i know you know, book your ticket now.. [My addition: Crayfish is located on the shores of Lake Naivasha]
I can’t even describe this one..night camp with a fireside poetry session, it is entertainment in a unique way. Come, meet and interact with some the best poets we have around. And they are ready to entertain you on that day. You simply can’t make this one up…
Great Experience at affordable cost
As i have said before, only three days remaining for the early bird tickets.. Hurry up and pick your ticket. Ksh3000 for early birds and thereafter Ksh.4000. To pay by M-Pesa, use MPESA as a coupon then send the amount in Kenya Shillings to 0722334955 then drop an email at kenya (at) wordcamp.org with the transaction code.