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Shannon Smith is the founder of Café Noir Design, a boutique Montreal web design company specializing in bilingual web design. • Shannon Smith est la fondatrice de Café Noir Design, un studio de conception Web à Montréal qui se spécialise en création de sites Web multilingues. twitter | google+ | blog

December 8: WordPress Montreal Holiday Party

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WordPress Montreal Holiday Party

Santa’s not the only one that never has a company holiday party to go to. It’s hard out there for a freelancer! So we’ve organized a holiday party for you, the Montreal WordPress community. Come meet old friends, make new ones, have a drink, play some pool, and celebrate the holiday season.

The Fitzroy is a bar and pool hall on the plateau, near the Mont-Royal Métro station. We have reserved an area for our group which includes a 3-hour block of time playing pool. The Fitzroy serves beer on tap, cocktails and finger food.

Tickets are 7$ in advance (no tickets at the door, no refunds). This includes one beer or non-alcoholic beverage, as long as you arrive before 9 p.m. There are a limited number of tickets. If we sell out early, we can add more tickets, but it is not possible for us to add tickets at the last minute, so please get your tickets early. Ticket sales close on Friday December 4, or when we sell out, whichever happens first.

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Time and Location

Event: WordPress Montreal Holiday Party
Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Tickets: 7$ (no tickets at the door, no refunds)

551 Mont Royal E.
Montreal, QC  H2J 1W4
Métro: Mont-Royal

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December 4: WordPress Montreal Holiday Social Meetup

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WordPress Montreal Holiday Social Meetup

Sponsored by MailPoet

Holiday Social Meetup

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Looking for one last WordPress fix for 2014? Well look no further. We’re organizing a new WordPress Montreal Social Meetup just in time for the holidays!

So come out and network with WordPress locals, have a few drinks, meet up with old friends and make new ones, and come discuss all the cool things you have been doing!

This year’s event is sponsored by MailPoet – “Newsletters, Post Notifications, & Autoresponders in a WordPress plugin”.

This event is free and open to all, but an RSVP is required as space is limited. Cash bar.
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November 13: So You Want to Be a WordCamp Speaker

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So You Want to Be a WordCamp Speaker:

A practical workshop for beginners

So You Want to Be a WordCamp SpeakerHave you considered presenting at a WordCamp but thought you didn’t know enough or felt like an imposter? Does the idea of speaking in front of a group set your knees quivering and your heart racing?

During this hands-on session we’ll look at what’s stopped you from speaking in the past – and explore how to move past your fears. We’ll delve into practical techniques for choosing a topic, writing a proposal, crafting presentation content, and making great slides.

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WordCamp Montréal 2012 Call for Speakers / Appel aux Conférenciers

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The WordCamp Montreal 2012 call for speakers is officially open! The deadline is June 18.

The ideal speaker has a WordPress-related topic they are passionate about and that they can present in 45 minutes with attractive PowerPoint/Keynote slides and detailed coherent explanations. Designers, Bloggers, Businesses and Developers are all welcome! Talks can be in English or French. Your topic should be specific to WordPress.

Want to speak, or know someone who would be great? Apply here.


L’appel aux conférenciers et conférencières pour WordCamp Montréal 2012 est maintenant ouvert! La date limite est le 18 juin.

Le conférencier idéal a un sujet sur WordPress qui le passionne vraiment et sur lequel il peut présenter pendant 45 minutes avec des diapositives PowerPoint/Keynote attrayantes et des explications cohérentes et détaillées. Les designers, blogueurs, entreprises et développeurs sont tous les bienvenus! Les présentations peuvent être en anglais ou en français. Votre sujet doit être relié à WordPress.

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