DrupalCon London Promises to Rock Drupal Community 22-26 August, 2011
Taking place at South London’s Fairfield Halls, attendees will benefit from all Drupal has to offer
LONDON – 28 April, 2011 – DrupalCon London, an international event that brings together the community that utilizes, develops, designs and supports the Drupal platform, formally announced today the opening of ticket sales, session proposal submissions and sponsorship opportunities for the one-of-a-kind event, taking place 22-26 August at South London’s Fairfield Halls.
"With Drupal gaining so much momentum on a global scale, the London show promises to be one of the most exciting European events of the year," said DrupalCon London’s Robert Castelo. "In fact, we feel the venue, Fairfield Halls, which is known for featuring legendary performers, is indicative of the Rock Star success Drupal is experiencing. Drupal is truly everywhere, and if you want to be a part of the movement – and benefit from it – come to DrupalCon London."
New this year, DrupalCon London will feature a special Drupal Business Evaluator Event on Monday, 22 August, with other conference highlights including a Sponsor Fair, Job Fair, parties and tours. Whether attendees are in the public sector, private sector, healthcare, education or any other high-growth industry for Drupal, they will find going to DrupalCon London of tremendous value.
Session proposals are currently being accepted until 15 May, with five tracks currently slated for DrupalCon London, including: Site Building and Environment Set-up; Business and Best Practices; Code & Coders; Design, UX and Theming; and Ecosystem. Further details on the track descriptions and the speaker selection process can be found at http://london2011.drupal.org/programme/session-tracks.
Sponsorship opportunities are also available, providing a great way for companies to reach a targeted audience of Drupal users, developers, themers, business people and other Web professionals. Anyone interested in making new business relationships and supporting one of the fastest-growing open source software communities in the world should visit the DrupalCon London site for more details on sponsorship packages: http://london2011.drupal.org/sponsor-now.
Registration for the conference is open now. To find out more and purchase tickets today, just go to: http://london2011.drupal.org. The Early Bird registration rate of 230 GBP is available through 31 May. Starting 1 June through 1 August, ticket prices will increase to 280 GBP. Late registration will cost 320 GBP 1 August – 20 August and tickets can be bought onsite for 340 GBP. You can also keep up-to-date with the latest information about DrupalCon London by following @drupalcon on Twitter.
Drupal is an open source content management platform powering millions of websites and software applications. Used to build everything from personal blogs to enterprise applications, Drupal is free, flexible, robust, and constantly being improved by a community of hundreds of thousands of passionate people from all over the world. For more information on Drupal 7, visit http://www.drupal.org/drupal-7.0. In addition, information on becoming part of the local Drupal Community can be found at http://www.drupal.org.uk.