The mission of Backdrop CMS is to "enable people to build highly customized websites affordably, through collaboration and open source software."

Backdrop Live is a global event designed to support and sustain the website owners, designers, and developers interested in a powerful and flexible open source CMS that is also relatively easy and affordable to support and maintain. 

This event is designed to be highly interactive. It will consist mostly of conversations offering an opportunity share information, show off what you have been working on, and ask important questions.