Gearing Up for BlogHer '13: Pre-Conference Fears & VOTY Thoughts

BlogHer '13 is right around the corner! With the quickly approaching dates and recent announcements, the number of posts you have been writing in your own spaces has sky-rocketed. As always, we're reading along -- and bringing your words to our readers to help calm their fears, get them excited, and, yes, help calm some fears, too. Let's see what people are saying this week....more
Oh, hey - thanks! I really was so very tickled and excited by the honor. It absolutely kills me ...more

UPDATE: BlogHer '13 Venue, Transportation, and Schedules: Simplifying Y/Our Lives!

Hi everyone! Today I have an announcement about a change in where various programming tracks will take place between our two venues (the McCormick Place Convention Center and the Chicago Sheraton Hotel). We hope most of you will be quite happy about this change, and that it will simplify your conference-going life and our conference-planning life! [Insert drum roll here.] We are now planning to move ALL break-out programming on Friday and Saturday to a newly-acquired section of the McCormick Place Convention Center. ...more
@BronzevilleSugar McCormick Place Westmore

Announcing: The 2013 BlogHer Voices of the Year!

Six weeks + 2,600 submissions + 15 committee members = The 2013 BlogHer Voices of the Year! (Affectionately known as #VOTY.)This year's VOTY submission process has been a magnificent journey through the hearts and minds of the blogosphere. We are so excited to honor these 100 bloggers -- writers, speakers, and artists, who have pushed us to think more, feel more, share more, and do more....more
@Linda Anselmi Woo-Woo! Looking over all of these again. Can't get enough. Really enjoyed ...more

Announcing the BlogHer '13 HealthMinder Day Keynote Speakers

In April, we announced the speakers and sessions for the 2nd annual HealthMinder Day at BlogHer. Today, we're thrilled to announce the incredible keynote speakers for this year's event!...more

#BlogHerTalks Viewfinder Day at BlogHer '13

We've talked about Pathfinder Day and HealthMinder Day, and a few weeks ago we announced the agenda for BlogHer's newest pre-conference experience; Viewfinder Day....more

BlogHer '13: Why We Chose the Sheraton

Hello friends: We are about four weeks away from the 9th annual BlogHer Conference and we are beyond excited to see you!As you know, planning on our side has been ongoing for months, and I suspect your planning is in full force -- booking flights, hotels, getting those shoes ready, etc. ...more
@Denise  @Jan Kabili We haven't met before, but I'm an avid photographer, too, so I'm sure we'll ...more

Conference Corner: The Room of Your Own Track at BlogHer '13

To help with your BlogHer '13 planning, I'm walking through each of the tracks of programming, one-by-one. As I explained in the overall conference demystifying post, we have four different session styles, and each track of programming includes a mix of those -- making sure there is something for every style of learner!...more
@Elizabeth@Table4Five Oh, interesting Elizabeth! BTW: Looking forward to seeing you!more

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

Conference Corner: The Writing - Pitch & Publish Track at BlogHer '13

To help with your BlogHer '13 planning, I'm walking through each of the tracks of programming, one-by-one. As I explained in the overall conference demystifying post, we have four different session styles, and each track of programming includes a mix of those -- making sure there is something for every style of learner!...more

The BlogHer ’13 Party Plan: Saturday Night, BlogHer-Style

Welcome to Part 3 of the BlogHer ’13 Party Plan. You can read all about Part 1, and our process for refreshing the Party Plan this year, here: Kicking Off on Thursday, July 25th. And you can read about Part 2 and all the ways you can Express Yourself on Friday July 26th here....more
I'll be attending and have quite a bit of experience with fashion shows so if you need any help ...more

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The Dream Project Symposium is an innovative 1-day symposium featuring a series of dynamic speakers, scheduled for Thursday, April 17 in Atlanta. ...more

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