Category Technology
Publication date
21 March 2024

Annertech is the headline sponsor of the inaugural LocalGov Drupal Camp

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The first-ever LocalGov Drupal Camp takes place in April, and we’re excited to announce that Annertech is the main sponsor of this exciting addition to the LGD events calendar.

The LocalGov Drupal community is getting together for a day of networking, learning, and socialising, and Annertech will be there too, as the headline sponsor. It’s the first-ever LocalGov Drupal Camp, and its theme is “How collaboration can help bridge the capacity and resource gap”. 

Annertech has been involved in the LocalGov Drupal project – a Drupal-based CMS created by councils for councils – since the beginning. 

The code was initially developed for Brighton and Hove City Council in 2018, and was made available for any council to use free of charge. Councils can use the budget they would have spent on this code on developing new features for LocalGov Drupal instead. And any new features that are developed are in turn made available to others. 

LocalGov Drupal Camp will see the community who made this project possible – representatives from councils, public sector organisations and agencies, content designers, product managers and developers – gather to share knowledge, experience and help overcome the challenges they all face when it comes to creating excellent websites for councils. 

Annertech has been proud to be associated with LocalGov Drupal, and we’ve helped many councils – both in the UK and Ireland – move their websites on to this ground-breaking platform. 

Our Director of Development, Mark Conroy, is the LocalGov Drupal front-end lead and, in 2023, when the Open Digital Cooperative was established to help run, develop and ensure the financial sustainability of the Localgov Drupal project, Mark was elected to the board. 

“I'm delighted to have Annertech as the headline sponsor of LocalGov Drupal Camp,” said Mark. 

“We've always done our best to give back to the project, and being the headline sponsor is yet another way for us to contribute beyond the code we write and services we provide.” 

LocalGov Drupal Camp takes place on Tuesday, 23 April, at Birmingham City Council in the UK. 

The event, which is scheduled from 10am to 6pm, is free to all councils and other government agencies. Tickets are available on Eventbrite.

Would you like to join us in Birmingham?

We’ll be speaking, hosting a booth, taking part in discussions and contributing as much as we can at LocalGov Drupal camp. Come and meet the team.

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