Today we're excited to announce the #BlogHer16 Closing Party venue, and give you just a taste of how we'll close the conference in style. Being in Los Angeles for the first time we wanted to bring a little Hollywood glamour and sizzle to how we close it out, and the stars aligned for us to secure one of L.A.'s hottest spots...and it's literally STEPS from the conference venue, the JW Marriott Hotel! (In other words, Mission: High Heels is a GO!)Get ready to eat, drink, dance, and have fun at The Conga Room!...more
One of the best things about attending a BlogHer event is the connections you make with other attendees.It's also one of the most daunting aspects of attending a BlogHer event, particularly now that content creators come with more than their blogs -- they come with Twitter accounts, Facebook accounts, groups and pages, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, YouTube and LinkedIn, too....more
Hi, I'm Rita, and I've been to ten BlogHer conferences, from the teeny one by the pool in San Jose to the one where Obama totally live streamed in and said the word "BlogHer" to the one last year with Gwyneth Paltrow, Ava DuVernay, Christy Turlington Burns and Boyz II Men. Everyone else may have very good reasons for why they go to BlogHer, but if you're still sitting on the fence about registering for #BlogHer16 on August 4-6 in Los Angeles, please allow me to walk you through my visuals. ...more
The joy of learning the Voices of the Year judges chose me as one of the readers to read my post at BlogHer '14 waned very quickly.
It wasn't a lack of pride in a well-written piece, nor was it a lack of understanding what an honor it is to stand on the stage at the BlogHer conference and read in front of 3,000 women. The joy slowly seeping out of my soul and puddling around my feet was based on the fact that I'd need to stand in front of those 3,000 women and read about my mental health.
Hello friends! It's Friday and time for The Wrap!This week I am going to start with a bit of a tease...yup, I'm going "vague-post" and I strongly suggest that you watch for a BIG announcement next Friday, May 6 at about 4:30 pm Pacific time. On to event news......more
Last July I had the privilege of being one of a handful of bloggers who read their article at the BlogHer 2015 Voices Of The Year ceremony, and I became "conference-famous." It changed my life in more ways than you might expect.
Whether you are a millennial on a mission to rule the world, a seasoned business professional, or a woman looking to find herself again (or anything in between), most of us spend our days creating content. While blog writing is the cornerstone of the #BlogHer community, our conferences continue to incorporate the freshest ideas available for social sharing. But it’s not all about the social. Here are 5 reasons why you should attend #BlogHer16 in Los Angeles – even if you don’t blog....more