We make it happen.

Three web professionals, all working with WordPress for many years but characterized by our own expertises. We are 100% committed to establish a welcoming, sustainable and thriving WordPress Community in Amsterdam!

Therefore, we meet up regularly as a team, divide our responsibilities and aim to set up a system on which the Amsterdam Meetups can grow for years. If you have any remarks, wishes, questions, speaker proposals, sponsor offerings are any other ideas, please don’t hesitate to contact any one of us. And of course, we’d love to see you at one of our Meetups.


Jaap Wiering

Finances, Planning & Speakers

Lifelong learning is the elixir of an exciting life. WordPress and the online community are continuously changing. Websites are never finished and there is always room for improvement. As a Meetup-organizer, I want to share my knowledge and experience, give something back to our inspiring community, and – of course – learn new stuff. Jaap is designer & developer at Fanagalo.


Sabine Visser

Research & Community Safekeeper

Web developer since 1999, WordPress developer since 2007. Mother, cat lover, food aficionado, passionate about singing and listening to Renaissance- and Baroque music. As one of the organizers of WP Meetup Amsterdam, it’s a pleasure and an honor to be able to give back to the community that has given me so much over the last fifteen years. She works at Aiwos as PHP web developer.


Stan van der Maarel

Noise maker

An online marketer with a passion for helping businesses thrive in the digital space. With over 15 years of experience in the field, he has had the privilege of working with a diverse range of clients, from small startups to established enterprises, Happy to share insights, tip and hands-on solutions to establish further growth of WP meetup Amsterdam. Stan works as online marketeer at Click2Client