Recap WP CreatorCon
Keynote by Sharon Rowlands, CEO of Newfold Digital
5 Core Principles of Growing a WordPress Website by Maziar Firuzmand
Creating a Brand that Lasts by Jen Miller
5 Biggest Website Mistakes by Carol Stambaugh
Own Your Influence by Jesse Friedman
Panel Discussion on Designing the Tools to Build the Future
Fireside Chat on Bluehost and WordPress: 2023 and Beyond
Bluehost Creators Awards Winners - Creative Web Professionals Category
Bluehost Creators Awards Winners - Self Creators Category
Meet the winners of the first ever global Bluehost Creators Awards. After months and multiple stages of evaluations by our Jury, we announced the winners on 12th January 2023. Congratulations!
Category: Creative Web Professionals
Category: Self Creators
WP CreatorCon by Bluehost
WP CreatorCon is a virtual event curated by Bluehost to bring together all WordPress creators of the world. It’s an event that will culminate the Bluehost Creators Awards. It seeks to deepen connections between the creators and the community, and continue to recognize the talent and effort of business owners/bloggers and creative professionals.
10.00 am EST
10.15 am EST
5 Core Principles of Growing a WordPress Website
11.00 am EST
Creating a Brand that Lasts
11.20 am EST
Panel Discussion: Designing Tools to Build the Future
12.15 pm EST
5 Biggest Website Mistakes
12.45 pm EST
Own Your Influence
1.15 pm EST
Announcing Bluehost Creators Awards Winners
1.30 pm EST
Fireside Chat: Bluehost and WordPress: 2023 and beyond
1.50 pm EST
SVP, Digital Presence and Commerce
Senior Product Manager
VP of Innovation and Partnership Success
Owner and creative problem solver
CMO and Co-founder
Senior Field Marketing Manager - Bluehost
About Bluehost 2022
Bluehost is one of the top hosting providers recommended by WordPress.org.
We believe in making WordPress easy for everyone to be able to fuel their passion, creativity and
The Bluehost WordPress Creators Awards are our way of recognizing and celebrating the best WordPress websites and their creators.
Whether it's a website, blog, plugin or theme, if it's WordPress, we want to see it!
The awards seek to recognize and honor the talent and effort of business owners/bloggers and creative professionals. Business owners/bloggers include those who run their startups or students, bloggers and self-creators building on WordPress. Creative professionals are web developers, web designers, digital marketing agencies serving enterprises and could also be passionate about creating themes/plugins on WordPress.
BIG PRIZES IN STORE!
All winners also receive:
Media exposure and publicity
Dates to remember
Submissions open22nd June
Last date for entry submission15th September
Jury evalution20th November
Final winners announced12th January
CMO and Co-founder
Web Developer | Contributor (WordPress Documentation Team)
Owner and creative problem solver
WordPress Consultant, Developer, and Instructor
WP Core Contributor and Plugin Developer
Community & Government Customer Relations Manager
CEO & Digital Design Director
- Any website, blog, theme or plugin submitted for this award should only be built on WordPress.
- Submissions should not be more than 12 months old, i.e. created in June 2021 or later.
- Only ONE website, blog, theme or plugin can be submitted per applicant, so show us your best!
Creativity is the cornerstone of any breathtaking website. We want to see what makes your site sparkle! We'll be judging you on how unique your site is, the layout, the branding... All things creative!
Are you breaking new ground with your creation? Bring us your ingenuity! Show us how new or different your submission is.
User experience should be at the forefront of everything you're doing when it comes to creating. You will be judged on ease of use, function and design.
I have not built on WordPress before, can I participate?
Yes, anyone can participate irrespective of their experience on WordPress. However, the submission for this application has to be built on/for WordPress. So, even if you haven’t built on WordPress before, you can purchase a hosting package from Bluehost here and create your best WordPress website or a blog for submission.
If I am a blogger, will I be competing with skilled web professionals?
No, bloggers and web professionals will be judged in 2 separate categories. Web designers and developers will be judged specifically on the basis of the visuals and functionality of their WordPress submission. As a blogger you will be judged against similar submissions on overall creativity and design of the blog.
I am a business owner and have designed by own website, can I participate?
Absolutely! We are accepting applications from all WordPress creators. If your website is built on WordPress, you can apply.
How many prizes are there in total?
We'll be awarding the top 20 submissions in two separate categories. Ten winners will be self-creators such as small business owners, bloggers, or students. The other ten winners will be creative web professionals such as web developers, designers, theme creators and plugin creators. All winners will receive prizes as mentioned above.
Do I have to be a Bluehost customer to enter the Website Creator Awards?
No, you do not have to be a Bluehost customer to enter the WordPress awards. We encourage all WordPress creators to participate.
When will I hear from Bluehost after I submit my website for the Website Creator Awards?
Once the submission deadline closes on 15th September, our hand-picked jury panel will review all submissions by 20th November. If you are one of our lucky winners, you'll hear from us post evaluation.
For queries related to the contest, please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
*No Purchase Necessary. The Bluehost Creators Awards are open to legal residents of countries not on the United States Trade Sanctions list who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Not open to residents of the Russian Federation. Awards starts on June 22nd, 2022, at 12AM EST and ends on September 15th, 2022 11:59PM EST. Void where prohibited by law or otherwise. For full entry details, see Official Rules here. Sponsored by Bluehost 5335 Gate ParkWay, Jacksonville, FL 32256 (the “Sponsor”). The Awards are in no way co-sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, WordPress, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or any other companies/brands involved in the Awards.