The festival of WordPress
July 23, 2021

Call for Media Partners

Do you have a newsletter, podcast, or some other way you circulate news and announcements to a group of followers?

If so, apply below to join our Media Partners for the next WordFest Live event, July 23.

This time around we have space for up to 15 media partners. If you’re interested in joining us, read on to see benefits and responsibilities.

As with everything at WordFest Live Central, things move fast. This call closes on June 13.  If you have any questions, email our Marketing Lead, Cate DeRosia, at

WordFest Live is the Festival of WordPress, and you will have the opportunity to be featured during sessions, on stage, and backstage in our virtual ‘tents’. Connect with more than 3,000 attendees from the WordPress community.

Benefits to the Media Partners:

  • Your name, logo, and site link listed as a Media Partner on the WordFest website
  • Mention across WordFest Live 2021 social media channels
  • Access to information (and a dedicated team member) — as possible — before it is published on our official website
  • Access to available speakers
  • A dedicated member of the marketing team to assist you in information gathering before, during, and after the event
  • Sneak peek at the virtual venue

As a Media Partner, you are committing to:

  • All Media partners will:
    • Offer media coverage before, during, and after the event
    • Publish at least four social media posts during the 24-hour event

  • News Outlets
    • At least three publications before and one after the event (4 in total):
      • About Big Orange Heart 
      • What’s new for the second WordFest Live
      • Speaker announcement
      • Post-event wrap up post

  • Podcasters
    • Pass along WordFest Live news and updates to your audience
    • If time permits, a podcast episode with organizers about the event
      • When possible covering the topics of the posts mentioned above

  • Notes:
    • Publications can be written or recorded interviews or editorials, supported by social media posts across your network.
    • The official hashtag is #WordFestLive

Register Your Details

Please register your details and a member of the WordFest Live team will be in contact soon to discuss your support. 

Our public call for Media Partners has now closed.