This year, I am going to be better prepared. In Kindergarten, I wasn't fully involved in the one (and only) parent-teacher conference I had with my son's teacher. I (somewhat naively) thought we would have more than one conference. But we didn't. And I missed my chance....more
Conferences can be very worthwhile, both for business and pleasure. You look forward to the event and can't wait to see friends or colleagues you haven't seen in a while.I attend many conferences each year, both trade shows and meetings. Whether I am a speaker or an attendee, I have learned how to be well prepared for the event.Here are 7 things to do before heading to your next conference that will ease some of the challenges and help you enjoy your time there: ...more
UPDATED! Please see below.Today we are announcing the process to RSVP for our #BlogHer16: Experts Among Us sponsored special events.What are sponsored special events? These are smaller, more intimate events that take place at #BlogHer16: Experts Among Us that allow sponsors to connect with attendees to talk about product launches, new services, social issues, or just plain informally network and have fun....more
It's only February but we are already starting to ramp up the excitement for #BlogHer16, which will be held in Los Angeles this August 4-6. The BlogHer Events and Social Media Teams have big plans to spend the next few months giving you tips, sneak peeks, and helpful local information that will help you make the most of #BlogHer16, starting with a look at our host hotel: the absolutely gorgeous and luxurious JW Marriott....more
You're at BlogHer '15! You will have a blast and meet about 5,000 people. The stack of business cards you accumulate will be enormous. Here are a couple of tips to help you keep all those names, faces, Twitter handles, and blogs straight so no one slips through the cracks.
Sometimes I go to the annual BlogHer conference with a group of friends, but then there are other years, like this year, when none of my close blogging friends are going.
I mean, there will be people I know there, but they have their close friends there that they want to see. I'm flying solo this year, without a wingwoman, and I'm determined to have as good a time as I would have if I had schlepped 20 people with me.
But... uh... if you're in the same position as I am... uh... can we stick together?
This is how I get through those conferences that I've attended without friends in tow.
I never posted it, but I had drafted a post about BlogHer14 anticipation that I was going to schedule for the Thursday I’d be traveling to San Jose.I re-read it the day I returned home and I wanted to cry....more