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

Bats and Brats! 6th BlogHer Food '13 Friday Night Excursion!

Have you heard about the bats in Austin? They live under the Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge, and just as Ann Richards was a force of nature, so are these bats! It's estimated that there are 750,000 to 1.5 million bats at the height of "bat season." Nope, I didn't know there was a bat season either! But that's when we'll be in Austin for BlogHer Food '13. Around sunset, these bats take off to go get their food (insects, yum!) and with all of them in flight, it looks like a black cloud emerging from the bridge. ...more

Join us for Vegan Vittles, Another Friday Night Excursion at BlogHer Food '13

Join The Blissful Chef (also known as Christy Morgan) and ATX Vegan Drinks at the Austin vegan bar Cheer Up Charlie's where you can rub elbows with local vegans, enjoy fancy drinks or local kombucha, and eat from two of the most...more
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Announcing BlogHer '13 Keynote: Guy Kawasaki, Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur

Today we are thrilled to unveil another BlogHer '13 keynote speaker: Guy Kawasaki. You may know Guy as a technology evangelist, an entrepreneur, and an author of numerous books, but Lisa, Jory and I know him as the first person we showed our pitch deck when we were going out for our first round of funding. We know him as an early supporter, not just of BlogHer, but of the entire blogging space, including the women in the space....more
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Announcing the Pathfinder Day '13 Keynote Speakers

Last week, we introduced the Pathfinders for Pathfinder Day '13, and this week we are very excited to announce the keynote speakers for this limited capacity day!...more
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The BlogHer '13 Party Plan: Kicking off on Thursday, July 25th!

This year marks the ninth annual Blogher conference, and the fourth year since we introduced the "community parties" back in 2010. As BlogHer grew we introduced the community parties, and we continue to support them for two reasons: To make sure there are always fun evening events to which every attendee is invited and to provide a way for attendees to connect with their various tribes in a more informal and fun setting....more
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BlogHer Food Interviews: Video Bootcamp #1 - Equipment & Gear

This week's BlogHer Food '13 speaker interview revolves around the world of video. I asked the speakers from the Video Bootcamp #1: Equipment and Gear panel this question: Other than a video camera of some sort, what’s one piece of gear that you suggest to anyone looking to get into video for their blogs?...more

What's a Bustaurant? Find Out on the BlogHer Food Tacos (& More) Tour!

Here's another chance to explore Austin's cuisine -- this time on a taco tour near our hotel for BlogHer Food '13. This is our fourth no-host excursion that will take place on Friday, June 7 after our reception and it will be led by Wendi Aarons, also known as one of the Mouthy Housewives, who lives in Austin....more

Announcing: The BlogHer '13 Pathfinders

Today we are thrilled to announce the Pathfinders for Pathfinder Day at BlogHer '13! Back for its third year, this limited-capacity (tickets are already going fast; register here!) pre-conference event promises to help answer an ongoing, consistent question that we, as bloggers, often face: Where do I go from here?...more

BlogHer Food ’13: The Ticket Transfer Do-Si-Do

Why the do-si-do? Well, the fact that BlogHer Food ’13 is less than two months away kind of makes me want to clap my hands and swing my partner ‘round and ‘round. The speakers! The sessions! The FOOD! The Austin weirdness of it all! You say you’ve already purchased a ticket and can no longer attend? We’re sorry we’ll miss you! ...more