BlogHer launches BlogHer Business Conference ’07 to answer the question: How Can Businesses Succeed in a Social Media World?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BlogHer LLC launches BlogHer Business Conference ’07 to answer the question: How Can Businesses Succeed in a Social Media World? Google’s Marissa Mayer, Washington Post Newsweek Interactive’s Caroline Little, Redbook’s Stacy Morrison and iVillage’s Debi Fine are among keynote speakers for BlogHer’s first New York City conference March 22-23. PALO ALTO, February 6, 2007 - BlogHer LLC (http://www.blogher.com), the Web’s number-one guide to women bloggers, today announced speakers and sponsors participating in BlogHer Business Conference ’07, a conference designed to answer the many questions businesses still have about whether and how to embrace social media tools. Confirmed speakers for BlogHer Business ’07 include leaders from media, technology and consumer companies. Keynote speakers include Google VP of Search Products and User Experience, Marissa Mayer, Redbook Magazine’s editor-in-chief, Stacy Morrison; WashingtonPost.com CEO and Publisher, Caroline Little, and iVillage President, Debi Fine. Links to the complete program can be found at: http://www.blogher.com/node/10425. “BlogHer Business '07 is a hands-on learning and networking opportunity for corporate executives, communications experts and media-savvy professionals whose customers who use social media,” said Elisa Camahort, BlogHer Co-founder and President, Events & Marketing. “We’ve assembled a group of experts from companies that are on the cutting edge of creating and using social media tools.” BlogHer Business ’07 will take place at the newly launched Affinia Manhattan Hotel in midtown Manhattan. The event will include keynote sessions, break-out tracks and an Ask the Experts segment featuring individualized consultation from industry experts. Throughout the conference, attendees will get first-hand accounts of how companies such as Cisco, Yahoo! and Wells Fargo create and manage social media initiatives. BlogHer Business ’07 is made possible by the participation of its sponsors, including premium event sponsor Yahoo! Cisco, SixApart and Prudential are among the other sponsors of the event. Register for the conference at: http://acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaID=122769 About BlogHer Founded in February 2005 by Elisa Camahort, Jory Des Jardins and Lisa Stone, BlogHer LLC's mission is to create opportunities for women bloggers to pursue exposure, education, community and economic empowerment. The BlogHer Community (www.blogher.org) is the Web’s number one guide to blogs by women, where 60+ editors write guides to the hottest blogging by women in 20+ popular topics. In 2007, BlogHer will host conferences in New York (March 22-23), and in Chicago (July 27-28). The company’s latest initiative is the BlogHer Advertising Network, BlogHer's first qualified, targeted environment for contextual advertising showcasing more than 160 women bloggers across multiple verticals, including parenting, food and lifestyle. For more information visit http://blogherads.com. Contact: Elisa Camahort, President, Events & Marketing BlogHer LLC elisa@blogher.org cell: 408-504-5708 or Krause Taylor Associates for BlogHer Nicole Cote Nicole@krause-taylor.com 408.918.9083 408.918.9080 main # # #