The Perl Conference 2018


Diamond Sponsors

Thank you to for their Diamond level sponsorship of The Perl Foundation! In addition to supporting The Perl Foundation for an entire year, their contribution also supports this year’s Perl Conference in Salt Lake City. has also agreed to be the WiFi Sponsor for The Perl Conference and the cost of wireless internet at the event will be wholly covered by B.V. (NASDAQ:BKNG) is one of the largest travel e-commerce companies in the world. Each day, over 1,550,000 room nights are reserved on Established in 1996, B.V. guarantees the best prices for any type of property, from small, family-run bed and breakfasts to executive apartments and five-star luxury suites. Truly international, the website and mobile apps are available in over 40 languages, offer 1,717,726 properties, and cover 129,562 destinations in 228 countries and territories worldwide.

Platinum Sponsors

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The cPanel & WHM software package is an easy-to-use control panel that gives web hosts, and the website owners they serve, the ability to quickly and easily manage their servers and websites. Developed in Perl and working in the SCRUM development methodology, cPanel seeks highly motivated development team members in their Houston location. Visit for open positions.

Bronze Sponsors

Grant Street Group has been a proud sponsor of various Perl Foundation events since 2003, including YAPC and TPC, the Pittsburgh Perl Workshop, the Perl QA Hackathon, and other regional Perl Foundation events in the United States and across the globe. Grant Street Group has developed and administered web sites used by government entities and financial institutions to conduct auctions and process high-volume, complex financial transactions. They have successfully hosted financial transactions exceeding $12 trillion for over 6,700 issuers throughout the nation since 1997. Today, Grant Street Group provides Software as a Service applications for revenue collection, auctions, and e-payment processing.

Bluehost was founded in 2003 with one goal: to make a better hosting company. Built from the ground up on open source technology like Perl, we've since grown to become one of the world's largest providers of cloud-based online solutions. Operating beneath the Wasatch Mountains in Utah, over 700 of us are pushing boundaries to deliver the promise of the internet to more people than ever. With Google Integration, 24/7 support, and a money back guarantee, it’s no wonder Bluehost is a top rated hosting provider.

Assurant Mortgage Solutions helps clients proactively manage risk across the mortgage lifecycle. They are focused on reducing expense and exposure of clients' portfolios from origination to disposition. Backed by decades of experience and a focus on innovative, unconventional problem-solving, their client-centric approach delivers real results.

Event Sponsors

R.S. Hughes was founded 1954 and distributes industrial supplies to manufacturers. With 50+ locations in the United States and Mexico, we maintain an extensive inventory of adhesives, abrasives, tapes, labeling and safety products. We proudly distribute products produced by 3M, Henkel Loctite, General Electric, Brady, Kimberly Clark, Ansell and others. We offer our customers the best services in the industry, allowing them to purchase by web, mobile, phone, over the counter, or automatically using one of our proprietary Purchasing and Supply Solutions. Our development team is located in the heart of ski country, in Utah.

We solve problems with technology. We’re not your typical dev shop; not your typical IT consulting firm. We’ve been here since 1998—before the “dot-com” boom (the first one) and long enough to maybe even have a little grey in our hair. You can’t come to our office, because we don’t have an office. Our distributed team of proud polyglots live and breathe solving problems through the creative, focused application of technology. We can’t wait to take on the most formidable problems facing your business.

Hi, my name is Camelia. I'm the spokesbug for Perl 6, the plucky little sister of Perl 5. Like her world-famous big sister, Perl 6 intends to carry forward the high ideals of the Perl community. Perl 6 is currently being developed by a team of dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers. You can help too. The only requirement is that you know how to be nice to all kinds of people (and butterflies). Go to #perl6 ( and someone will be glad to help you get started.