WP Engine Summit/2019 Convenes Digital’s Best & Brightest in Austin

WP Engine Summit/2019 to feature global experts and thought leaders,
including NFL All-Time Leading Rusher Emmitt Smith, sharing hands-on
advice for transformative digital breakthroughs

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WP Engine, the WordPress
Digital Experience Platform
(DXP), today announced registration is
open for its signature annual event, WP
Engine Summit/2019
, June 25-26 at the Fairmont
Hotel
in Austin. With over one thousand attendees throughout its
four years, the WP Engine Summit/2019 is the premier event for digital
leaders at agencies and brands of all sizes exploring what’s possible
with WordPress in the enterprise.

This year’s theme, “Digital Breakthroughs,” sums up the unique
Summit/2019 experience, providing attendees the opportunity to learn
from expert speakers from the world’s leading brands and agencies.
Attendees will also hear from industry thought-leaders who are driving
innovation, delivering breakthrough growth and inventing the future of
how brands connect with consumers online.

“33% of the web is currently run on WordPress, and that is expected to
grow to over 40% by 2021. We believe it’s crucial for marketers,
developers and digital technologists to gather to exchange ideas and
discover better ways to drive their business forward faster with
WordPress,” said Mary Ellen Dugan, Chief Marketing Officer at WP Engine.
“We are honored to host some of the most innovative, forward-thinking
experts in business, technology and marketing to share their lessons and
advice, so the attendees leave informed, educated and prepared to bring
those lessons to life in their organizations and grow their business
online.”

In keeping with this year’s “Breakthrough” theme, the Summit/2019
keynote speaker will be the NFL’s all-time leading rusher, Emmitt Smith.
Smith’s keynote, titled “My Personal Breakthrough: How Dreaming and
Goal-Setting Made the Impossible a Reality,” will cap an exciting agenda
that features speakers Heather Brunner, Chairwoman and CEO of WP Engine;
Nicholas Thompson, Editor-in-Chief from Wired magazine; Dr. Chris
Brauer, Director of Innovation at Goldsmiths, University of London;
Jason Cohen, Founder and CTO of WP Engine; Jonathan Chen, Senior Mobile
Solutions Consultant at Google; Chris Broomall, SVP and Group Head of
Edelman’s Development and Technology Division and many more.

Your Next Breakthrough Awaits

The WP Engine Summit/2019 will feature several mainstage speakers
combined with a lunch and learn workshop on Gutenberg for Advanced
Developers and breakout sessions with content specifically targeted to
agencies, brands and product marketers. Summit/2019 speaker topics
include:

  • The Wired Future: Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Privacy, Web
    Tech, and More
  • Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation: A Panel Discussion with Gen Z Leaders
    about Expectations and Predictions
  • Predictive, Personalized: AI and The Path Towards a More Human Web
  • Frustrated to Frictionless: How to Reduce Time to Launch, Increase
    Efficiencies and Empower Teams via WordPress
  • Thinking Outside the Blocks. The Future of WordPress
  • Forget the CMS. Building an End-to-End DXP

Attendees will join the brand trailblazers, agency innovators and
industry visionaries that are shaping the digital world, as they explore
new trends, technologies, and campaigns to inspire the next breakthrough
moment. Summit/2019 attendees will also be the first to see and demo new
WP Engine products and features that will power their future digital
experiences. Check out last year’s highlights here.

Secure your spot now!

Attendance at the Summit/2019 is free but space will quickly run out.
Register today at https://attend.wpengine.com/Summit/2019-us-2019/register/.
WP Engine has reserved a special room rate specifically for Summit/2019
guests. Book
your hotel room here
.

About WP Engine

WP Engine is the WordPress Digital Experience Platform that gives
companies of all sizes the agility, performance, intelligence, and
integrations they need to drive their business forward faster. WP
Engine’s combination of tech innovation and an award-winning team of
WordPress experts are trusted by over 90,000 companies across 150
countries to provide counsel and support, helping brands create
world-class digital experiences. Founded in 2010, WP Engine is
headquartered in Austin, Texas, and has offices in San Francisco,
California; San Antonio, Texas; London, England; Limerick, Ireland; and
Brisbane, Australia.

Contacts

WP Engine
Eric Jones
press@wpengine.com

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