WP CreatorCon by Bluehost

WP CreatorCon by Bluehost

WP CreatorCon is a free and virtual event that unites WordPress creators from around the globe. The event is curated by Bluehost and will culminate the Bluehost Creators Awards. This event is organized to strengthen the connection between creators and the community. This will help to acknowledge the effort and the talent of business owners/bloggers and creative professionals.

About Bluehost 2022 Creators Awards

Bluehost is one of the hosting providers that WordPress.org officially recommends. Most people prefer to use Bluehost because it is simple to get started. This hosting provider is the best option because it is affordable and offers simple user navigation. Bluehost comes with awesome 24/7 support, and a good knowledge base with guides, video tutorials, and much more.

The Bluehost WordPress Creators Awards helps to recognize and celebrate the best WordPress websites and their creators. Whether it’s a website, blog, plugin or theme, as long as it’s WordPress, it’s best.

The team wants to recognize and honor the talent and effort of business owners/bloggers and creative professionals. The business owners/bloggers include those who run their startups or students, bloggers and self-creators building on WordPress. And the creative professionals are web developers, web designers, digital marketing agencies serving enterprises and also it could be passionate about creating themes/plugins on WordPress.

Event Agenda

Speakers For The Event

The speakers for the event are:

  • Sharon Rowlands (CEO – Newfold Digital)
  • Jason Cross (SVP, Digital Presence and Commerce – Newfold Digital)
  • David Ryan (Senior Product Manager – Bluehost)
  • Jesse Friedman (VP – Innovation and Partnership Success of Jetpack)
  • Rich Tabor (Founder – RichTabor.com)
  • Carol Stambaugh (Owner – RadiateWP)
  • Frank Wazeter (CEO & Digital Director – WazFactor)
  • Anthony Ferrara (Principal Designer – Oxy)
  • Tracy Apps (Owner and Creative problem Solver – tracy apps design, LLC)
  • Maziar Firuzmand (CMO and Co-founder – Artbees)

Host For the Event

  • Devin Sears (Senior Field Marketing Manager – Bluehost)


The winners will be announced on 12th January. The first place will get US$2,000/category, second place will get US$1000/category, third place will get US$500/category and the remaining 14 members will get US$150 each. The best part is that all the winners will receive free Bluehost hosting for 1 year and media exposure and publicity.

Jury Members of the Event

So, the jury members of the event are:

  • Kelly Hoffman (Design Lead – Automattic)
  • Maziar Firuzmand (CMO and Co-founder – Artbees)
  • Jen Miller (CVO/Founder – Next Door Marketer)
  • Brian Richards (Event Producer – WPSessions)
  • Alexander Gounder (Owner – Ink my web)
  • TC Cazy (Web Developer/Contributor – Infinite Media LLC)
  • Antony Ferrara (Principal Designer – Oxy)
  • Tracy Apps (Owner and Creative Problem Solver – tracy apps design, LLC)
  • Carrie Dills (WordPress Consultant, Developer, and Instructor – Self-Employed)
  • Shwan Hesketh (Founder – WP101)
  • Andy Fragen (WP Core Contributor and Plugin Developer – Git Updater, LLC)
  • Nev Harris (Founder – Nevharris.com)
  • Winstina Hughes (Community & Government Customer Relations Manger – Maryland Department of Transportation)
  • Rich Tabor (Founder – RichTabor.com)
  • Carol Stambaugh (Owner – RadiateWP)
  • Frank Wazeter (CEO & Digital Design Director – WazFactor)

Judging Criteria

The winners of the 2022 Bluehost Creators Awards is judged on the basis of


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

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.

If you want to hear from WordPress experts, meet the winners of Bluehost Creators Awards and know all about the new Bluehost eCommerce solution then join fellow WordPress Creators for a free 3hour virtual event and reserve your spot.

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