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WordCamp Asia 2024 Dates and Guide

Last Updated on October 19th, 2023

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Attending WordCamp Asia 2024 is an exciting and enriching experience for anyone interested in WordPress events, and the vibrant WordPress community! Held in 2023, the world’s first WordCamp Asia (WCASIA) saw a magnificent turnout of over 1200 attendees, quite a score, that rivaled most flagship WordCamps held till date! In fact, most WordPress fans concurred that WordCamp Asia 2023 had been the best WordCamp event hosted ever! 

Places to Explore in Taipei along with WordCamp Asia 

In much similar anticipation, WordCamp Asia 2024 is being expected to raise the bar, and surpass the expectations of the hosts and the attendees more than ever before! Taipei is the location of choice for the next event, a beautiful city beyond imagination! Famous for its technology, business, and art ventures, Taipei’s National Palace Museum, National Taiwan Museum, and the Taipei 101 skyscraper are some of the remarkably magnificent historical landmarks and institutions worthy of a visit! One definitely cannot miss Beitou, where nature lovers get to enjoy the hot springs, whilst bathe in the Alocasia fields on the Yangming Mountain! 

WordCamp Asia 2024 Venue: Your Epicenter for WordPress Brilliance Revealed

With so much to see and do at the Taipei WordCamp Asia 2024, you’d be wondering how to prepare for attending this. Worry not! To begin with, the WordCamp Asia 2024 will be held at the Taipei International Convention Center (TICC), a premier venue located in the commercial area quite nearby Taipei 101, which was formerly monikered as the Taipei World Financial Center. Taipei 101, a soaring skyscraper, is the city’s most visible landmark, with scores of commercial venues around it, such as the Taipei World Trade Center, which includes the Taipei International Convention Center (TICC). 

The TICC is built to accommodate more than 3,000 people, upwards of which are expected to attend the WordCamp Asia 2024! Seemingly the local WordPress community believes that over 500 attendees from the local WordPress community would alone are eagerly waiting to register as soon as the registration details are made open! 

Just like the WordCamp Asia 2023, held in Bangkok, Thailand saw over 1500 people attending it in the month of February 2023, the flagship 3-day WordCamp Asia 2024 (WCASIA 2024) event is scheduled between 7th to 9th of March ’24 with even more than double that numbers of attendees! On a side note, if you’re traveling to Taipei, stay tuned with us at WPLift, for details regarding Visa announcements from the WordCamp Asia 2024 organizers, due shortly!

When Tickets for WordCamp Asia 2024 Will be Available in Your Country?

Beginning with, the dates for booking tickets are announced! Tickets to WordCamp Asia 2024 are launching this week, on September 15, 2023! Ticket booking slots are going live according to time zones as per the following regions:

  • 11:00 AM (UTC+5) Pakistan
  • 11:30 AM (UTC+5:30) India
  • 11:45 AM (UTC+5:45) Nepal
  • 12:00 PM (UTC+6) Bangladesh
  • 1:00 PM (UTC+7) Thailand
  • 2:00 PM (UTC+8) Taiwan, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia
  • 3:00 PM (UTC+9) Japan, Korea

Considering the massive fan following of WordCamp in the APAC region, and people from nearby Asian WordPress communities originating from over 13 countries, you will definitely need to plan and schedule your stay in Taipei much in advance, maybe beginning now! Let us guide you through the pretty beautiful city of Taipei, and how to make the most out of your WCASIA stay! 

Best WordCamp Asia 2024 Accommodations: Your Stay Where Comfort Meets Convenience!

The government has seamlessly provisioned accessibility to the venue from everywhere across the city of Taipei, with major roads connecting to the TICC from all directions. Speaking of which, you also need to select a location to lodge in. Some of the attractive landmark hotels with good food are as follows:

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  • Pacific Business Hotel
  • Grand Hyatt Taipei
  • Home Hotel
  • Le Meridien Taipei
  • Humble House Taipei
  • W Taipei
  • Hotel Metropolitan Premier Taipei
  • United Hotel
  • Hotel HD Palace
  • Shangri – La Far Eastern, Taipei
  • Tango Motel
  • The Tango Taipei Xinyi
  • Taipei Fullerton Hotel – South
  • Lealea Garden Hotel – Taipei
  • City Suites – Taipei Nandong
  • Capital Hotel Songshan
  • FX Hotel Taipei Nanjing East Road Branch

These are a few leading names of hotels much favored for their comfort and services, closer distance and better accessibility to the TICC venue! 

Taipei’s Coolest Spots for Breakfast and Late-Night Cravings

Furthermore, for those early-morning breakfast, and late-night cravings, here’s a list of some of the most hip-n-happening cafes in Taipei:

  • Rilakkuma CafE
  • Moomin Cafe
  • Toasteria Cafe Yong Kang
  • Fika Fika Cafe
  • Uranium Cafe
  • Starbucks – Bao An Datong
  • Wilbeck Cafe
  • Heritage Bakery & Cafe
  • The Mandarin Cake Shop – ATT 4 RECHARGE
  • Maven Coworking Cafe
  • Ooh Cha Cha Guting (Little Ooch)
  • The Lobby of Simple Kaffa
  • IMPCT Coffee For The Future
  • Mr. Brownie
  • Stayreal Cafe by Gabee

Taipei’s Premier Pancake Destinations You Can’t Miss!

On a side note, Taipei’s Pancakes are a lip-smacking treat to have any time of the day. Heard about the Scallion and Radish Pancakes, and want to try some? Here’s a list of the leading pancakes outlets in Taipei:

  1. Tian Jin Onion Pancake
  2. Jamling Café
  3. Woosa
  4. Fu Hang Dou Jiang
  5. petit doux (微小甜)
  6. What Day Kitchen
  7. Sprout初芽
  8. Woolloomooloo WXY
  9. Hsiung Chi Scallion Pancake

Take a Glance at Taipei’s Most Popular Attractions, Night Life, and More!

After you’ve had your fill of food at the WordPress event, or the restaurants nearby, maybe it’s time to have a party of your own! Here’s a list of places that you can hang out, shop, party & dance, and even read a book or buy a few to take back home!

  • Taipei 101
  • Sun yat sen memorial hall
  • Songshan cultural and creative park
  • Discovery Center of Taipei
  • Uni-UStyle Taipei Store
  • Breeze NanShan
  • Eslite Bookstore – Xinyi
  • Babe18
  • Room18
  • Or any of the “big five” Taipei night markets – Shilin, Raohe, Tonghua, Ningxia, and Huaxi – Night Markets!

Taipei’s open and friendly people often frequent these places, even on odd days! 

For a rare but enriched experience, if you can extend your stay in Taipei by a day or two, schedule a trip to Taipei’s most important, National Palace Museum. It is home to nearly 700,000 historical artifacts from which, about 3000 are on display at any given time, all spanning over 8000 years of Chinese history!

So far so good? Now to look forward to the details of the WCASIA 2024 event. Yet so far, the WordPress event planning and management is underway, calling for volunteers and notable speakers from the WordPress community! Even calls are out for interested and willing individuals wanting to participate as WordCamp contributors. One of the most significant ways WordCamp has always been fruitful is leveraging the experiences of those working on WordPress through sharing these with the attendees as Contributors at the event. You can become a Contributor too! 

What to Expect on Contributor Day in WordCamp Asia 2024?

Contributor Day empowers WordCamp attendees through discussions on how they help the WordPress project by asking questions, and meeting new people from various business domains. WordPress users from all over the platform and the globe, eagerly await the Contributor Day, for attending various sessions held by numerous teams, and sometimes, even leading individuals such as even Matt Mullenweg! Here’s a list of notable speakers in the last WordCamp Asia 2023: 

  • Shilpa Shah: who spoke on – “Starting Your WordPress Blog — The First 6 Months”
  • Topher DeRosia discussed the ‘Success Stories of HeroPress’
  • Carole Olinger spoke well about the importance of self-care and being open about mental health in her ‘Stepping Back to Move Forward’
  • Ajit Bohra spoke about empathy and provided personal anecdote through ‘The Power of Empathy’
  • Karim Marucchi shared his experience about the symbiosis of closed- and open- source systems merging through WordPress in ‘Successfully Marrying Open Source and Large MarTech Stacks’
  • Michelle Frechette  spoke about the community and support through ‘Look for the Good’
  • Alberto Medina leads the way in explaining how WordPress makes it easy for content creators in the discussion – ‘Why WordPress Should Care About the Creator Economy’
  • Hari Shanker elaborated on opportunities to give back to the WordPress community through ‘Ten Minutes on Five for the Future: A commitment to WordPress and the Open Web’

Among several noted others, who went out of their way in sharing their experiences of working in WordPress over their course of life!

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On the same lines, the WPLift team, on behalf of our parent company UnlimitedWP, will be attending the event, covering it live from the venue itself! WordCamp has always been our favorite ‘To-Go’ events of all, with WordCamp Asia 2024 being the most anticipated ones from our busy calendar schedules! For all our fans and readers, we’re waiting at the WordCamp Asia 2024, ready to mingle for an energetic and memorable experience!

Going beyond the physical presence at the Taipei International Convention Center, WordCamp Asia 2024, will most probably be streamed live on the YouTube channels of WordPress, WordCamp, and WordCamp Asia 2024 for all those who want to tune it from their comfy confines! 

Wish to stay in sync with the WordPress community for collaborating and contributing? Slack In!

Tuning into the WordPress Slack channel, which is the WordPress project’s primary real-time communication platform, you need to have a WordPress account (we obviously have one, don’t we!) Next, go to https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. Under the heading “Joining the WordPress team on Slack.”, Click on the link to log in to WordPress.org. Login into wordpress.slack.com, and join the #slackhelp channel. Voila! And, you’re done! You can even contribute to the Contributor day, through Slack!

Missing out on social media? 

You can freely tweet your experience live, using these hashtags #WCAsia2024 #WCAsia #WordCampAsia. You can even follow WPLift’s Twitter account, @wplift, for live coverage of the event, as well as all the updates until the day of the event, i.e. March 7th, 2024!

Last but not least, WordCamp Asia 2024, is calling out to all those interested and in support of WordPress to grab this opportunity of sponsoring the event! Bring forth your enthusiasm and support for WordPress, and get to be a part of the privileged sponsor’s team! Furthermore, a shoutout goes to media partners for covering the WordPress event globally!

Note: Some of the images used in the article are released under a Creative Commons license. The original images are available on the Flickr account of WordCamp Europe and WordCamp Asia

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