Announcing the Next BlogHer '14 Keynote Speaker: Actor and Activist Kerry Washington

Imagine me wearing a white Olivia Pope trenchcoat and a fabulous smoky eye as I deliver this awesome news: Kerry Washington, actor, activist, style icon, and mom-to-be, will be joining us at BlogHer '14 to talk about her work, her causes, and the power of her social platform to amplify both....more
I wish INform Magazine would be there this year.  But I think we will try for 2015.more

Formalizing Our Kitchen Cabinet: The BlogHer Sponsor Advisory Board

Since its inception, we've called the BlogHer Annual Conference "the conference the community built." The sessions, the parties, the spirit, even the swag policy have all been continuously developed (and improved) through an ongoing community pulse-taking process. ...more
Hear, hear Jory! Thank you for your extraordinary creativity and support of the @BlogHer ...more

What Does It Feel Like to Be a VOTY? 3 More Voices of the Year Share Their Stories

As your submissions for Voices of the Year (VOTY) and Photos of the Year (PhOTY) continue to roll in, we continue to send virtual high fives in your direction. Whether you're submitting your own work or submitting the work of your fellow bloggers and photographers, you are continuing in our efforts to make BlogHer the conference the community built. Your voices and photos, submitted now and honored later on stage, make our conference unique, personal, and oh-so-awesome. ...more
Jeez, these posts are killing me #wipestearsawaymore

What Does It Feel Like to Be a Voice of the Year? 3 Past Presenters Share Their Answers

We are so happy, so excited to see your submissions for Voices of the Year (VOTY) and Photos of the Year (PhOTY) come rolling in. Seeing you submit your own work or the work of your fellow bloggers is inspiring. But I know how big and scary it can feel to submit your own work -- or to learn your work has been submitted by someone else. Maybe you don't even know what to expect from the process....more
I love this.  Last year was my first BlogHer conference, and listening to the readings was a ...more

An Interview with BlogHer Food '14 Keynoter, Author, Chef, and Blogger: David Lebovitz!

Update: David will be selling and signing his new book after the keynote! ...more
LOVE his site and recipes!  Great article!more

A Sneak Peek at the BlogHer Food Closing Party: Announcing Hosts Ree Drummond, Jaden Hair, and Elise Bauer!

While we can't yet reveal the location, we wanted to give you a sneak peek into the BlogHer Food '14 final party! We are excited to announce that Ree Drummond, Jaden Hair, and Elise Bauer will be hosting the closing party in Miami. Again! We are thrilled! ...more

BlogHer '14: Call for Volunteers!

In 2005 we launched our first BlogHer conference, and we did it with the help of our community. Since that time, volunteers have been a staple in our conference planning, and once again the time has come... time to volunteer for BlogHer '14 in San Jose! We call these volunteer positions BlogHerships. ...more
Just curious if any decisions have been made. I'd like take advantage of the early bird ...more

Voices of the Year Submissions for BlogHer '14 Are Open! PLUS: Introducing Photo of the Year!

It's one of our favorite days of the year here at BlogHer: Today, we officially open submissions and voting for the 2014 BlogHer Voices of the Year, to be honored at the BlogHer annual conference this July! This year, it's our seventh annual VOTY ("voh-tee," as we like to call it), and part of our historical TENTH ANNIVERSARY Celebration, BlogHer '14!...more
When will we know who won the PhoTYs?  Will that not be announced until BlogHer 14?  I apologize ...more

Voices of the Year (VOTY) Frequently Asked Questions

Whether you're new to BlogHer and have no idea what "VOTY" is or you've been to a handful of conferences but never actually submitted a post for consideration, we have answers for you. If you don't see your question addressed here, please ask it in the comments!...more
Can we submit multiple photos for PHOTY? Thanks.more

BlogHer Food '14 Call for Volunteers

UPDATE: 1/31/14:  Our Call for Volunteers is closed - thank you to everyone who submitted a request. ************************************************** It's that time! Our Call for Volunteers for BlogHer Food '14! ...more
FYI Carina Ost.more