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From Panels to Parties to Sponsors, BlogHer Food '13 Attendees Share It All

BlogHer Food '13 came and went, inspiring attendees to share their experiences on their own blogs and their social media scapes. We've been following along, checking out what you've been saying about panels, parties and sponsors. Now we bring you a round-up of what's being said. Whether you attended or not, the posts linked here will give you a broader view of the conference. (Plus: Some attendees were inspired to create recipes! YUM!) ...more
So cool I had no idea you linked to me. And that picture at the Common Ground booth is me too! ...more

BlogHer Food '13: Day Two in Tweets

Day Two of BlogHer Food '13 in Austin has come to a close. It was another busy day full of learning, networking, taking in some of the city and, of course, eating! I gathered up some great tweets, photos and Vine videos to share with you in our post today. As always, it's just one post per session, so be sure to check out the #BlogHerFood hashtag for much more!...more

BlogHer Food '13: Day One in Tweets

Happy BlogHer Food '13 day! Everything kicked off in Austin, TX this morning. I worked hard to follow along with the #BlogHerFood hashtag to bring you, as we always do, Day One in Tweets. Because we have so many amazing attendees quoting our wonderful speakers in our many sessions, we only have room to share one tweet per session. But they're some good ones!...more

BlogHer Food '13 Closing Keynote - Roots: Readings from the New BlogHer Food Community Anthology

After two full days of serious blogging business, we are excited to announce the closing keynote at BlogHer Food -- a celebration of the stories behind the meals, an exploration of food’s rich interconnection with culture, memory and discovery. Five members of the BlogHer community will take the stage to read their pieces aloud for conference attendees, as part of the launch of BlogHer's latest community anthology, Roots: Where Food Comes From and Where It Takes Us....more
Be sure to check out the liveblog, which now has links to our readers' pieces: ...more

BlogHer Conference Update -- May 31, 2013

Happy weekend! We have a lot to cover so let's dive in... It's here! BlogHer Food '13 is next week and we are thrilled to see all of you in Austin. But in order to get ready for this festive event, we need to make sure you have completed a few tasks in preparation....more

The BlogHer Food '13 Conference Guide and Mobile App

With BlogHer Food '13 right around the corner, we've been busy getting things together to help your conference weekly run smoothly. Today we're pleased to share with you both our Conference Guide and our Mobile App!...more

BlogHer Conference Update -- May 24, 2013

Happy Friday and Memorial Day weekend (for us here in the US). It's a time for family, friends and reflection. And speaking of reflecting, let's take a look back at the past few days here in conference world......more

Check Out Our BlogHer Food '13 Sponsors!

It's hard to believe that BlogHer Food '13 is just a few short weeks away! The BlogHer Events Team has been hard at work with final preparations for the conference, and our sponsors have too. As always they've got some great things in store for you....more
@Elisa Camahort  It was seriously good. Their lentil coconut curry is also ...more

BlogHer Food '13 Important Travel Information!

Hello Newbies! Welcome to the Food-y Conference Post that contains helpful links and notes for your travel to BlogHer Food ’13 in Austin....more

BlogHer Conference Update -- May 11, 2013

Welcome to the weekend and Mother's Day! We've been busy working on BlogHer Food '13 and BlogHer '13 and here are some of the major highlights: ...more

A Bold, Passionate Career Awaits You

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You're Invited!

Join the New York Women in Communications Foundation for our annual Ladies Who Laugh fundraiser, Tuesday, July 21 at Carolines on Broadway!  ...more

ColorComm

You're invited to the ColorComm Conference in Miami! ...more

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Community Partners

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Schedule

June 7 - Day 1
Time Event
8:00am Breakfast
9:00am BlogHer Food Welcome with BlogHer Co-Founders
10:00am Kitchen Demo: Knife Skills
Breakout #1
Beyond Twitter and Facebook - Pinterest, Instagram, Google +, Tumblr, and Foodspotting
For Good Measure: Search and Social Tracking and Measurements
Workshop - Making Mobile Photographs That Are Print- and Cover-Worthy (Advanced)
The Business Case for Video
Principles of Storytelling
11:30am Lunch
1:00pm Breakout #2
The Next Level of Twitter and Facebook
Mobile Development for Food Blogs
How to Fake Great Photos (Beginner)
Video Bootcamp #1: Equipment and Gear
Food Stories Through Visuals
2:30pm Afternoon Break, sponsored by BAILEYS Coffee Creamers
3:00pm Breakout #3
Workshop - Write to Be Read
From Food Blogger to Epicurean Writer
Pro Food Photography on the Fly (Intermediate/Advanced)
Video Bootcamp #2: Storyboarding and Content
Telling Community Stories and History Through Food
4:45pm Innovator Interview with David Leite
6:00pm Welcome Reception with our Sponsors
7:30pm Optional Nighttime Excursions
June 8 - Day 2
Time Event
8:00am Breakfast
9:00am Food Blogging for the Next Generation - Finding Solutions at the Intersection of Childhood Obesity and Food Insecurity in the USA
10:15am Video Bootcamp #3: Post-Production/Editing
Your Brand + Your Causes
Kitchen Demo: Use It or Lose It! Preservation Workshop
Breakout #1
Workshop - Write a Cookbook Proposal
Workshop - Blog on the Run
Workshop - Salvage That Bad Photo! (All Levels)
12:00pm Lunchtime Excursion, sponsored by The National Pork Board
2:30pm How and Where to Distribute Your Video
Tools of the True Change Agent
Breakout #2
Brand/Blogger Relations
Scale Your Small Business
Ooey, Gooey, Gorgeous and Healthy Food Photography (All Levels)
4:00pm Afternoon Break, sponsored by Dannon
5:00pm ROOTS: Readings from the New BlogHer Food Community Anthology
7:00pm Closing Party with at Stubb's with Live Entertainment, BBQ, and Dancing, sponsored by Bing, Ninja Kitchen, and Udi's Gluten Free

Speakers

Heather Nauta is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, showing you how to have fun while making simple, fast, healthy and incredibly delicious meals that leave you and your family satisfied and full of energy. She posts free videos with vegan recipes and nutrition advice every week, and offers nutritionally-balanced online meal plans and health-oriented video cooking classes.

Heather has built a loyal following of over 15,000 subscribers on YouTube in just three years by posting videos consistently every week. She specializes in helping people get to an optimal level of health by getting them on a nutritionally-complete healthy meal plan, and supporting them to guarantee they achieve their health goals at www.HealthyEatingStartsHere.com.

Rebecca Otis has a passion for bringing lesser-known, impressive stories into the spotlight, whether through blogging about how her favorite hidden gem restaurants got their start or highlighting success stories of effective brands. In 2009, at the age of 26, she founded LocalizeAustin, a small business marketing consultancy. She continues to believe in the power of connecting people online and offline, sharing her strategies for success through writing, speaking, and advising clients in Chicago as a Marketing Consultant at Salesforce. Her speaking experience and attendance at BlogHer 2013 in Chicago inspired Rebecca to begin writing a book about how to effectively building relationships before asking for help from others. Her community involvement, love for Linkedin, and pulse on the latest marketing trends energize her in helping others gain confidence to build their own story around their own brand to achieve their personal and professional goals.

Rebecca is a proud Longhorn alum, receiving a top-tier degree in Business Administration in Marketing and Communications from the McCombs School of Business. Rebecca was a Rising Star Finalist in the 2012 Women of Influence 'Profiles in Power' awards hosted by the Austin Business Journal.

As the creator of the highly successful lifestyle blog Family Fresh Cooking, Marla has great experience in healthy recipe development, food styling, photography, social media and graphic design. She has been published in various print publications, around the web and been on TV. She has an upbeat, fresh style and personality that is captured in her vibrant, whole food recipes. She is well recognized in the field for her food, lifestyle & travel photography. Marla is the proud mother of two small children. She delicately balances a life filled with great ambitions, athletics, parenting and lots of travel. You can find Marla on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram.

Carrie Pacini is a chilled glass of champagne, disguised as a mother, writer, entrepreneur and creative technologist. She is currently the co-creator and lead writer for For The Feast and co-founder of the Mom 2.0 Summit.

Prior to co-creating For The Feast and Mom 2.0, Carrie co-founded The Wine Conference — an intimate exploration of fine wine & food pairings, featuring national experts like Gary Vaynerchuk and award-winning regional chefs.

Carrie’s work has been featured and “Top 10” listed in both online and traditional publications such as Forbes, Mashable.com, Parent & Child Magazine, Yahoo Picks, and many others. When she’s not organizing events and building her businesses, Carrie serves on the Board of Directors for the Italian Cultural and Community Center, and conquers intimidating dishes in her home kitchen — with the help of her husband John and 8- and 11-year old sous chefs, Giulia and Adrian. Carrie’s bubbly enthusiasm for Classical and Old World cuisine has also fueled numerous global travel adventures, where she continues her epic quest to find the perfect bottle of sparkling rosé.

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