PreCon Preview: The Experience Track

BlogHers are a creative, generous bunch, so it’s no wonder that when we put out the call for Room of Your Own ideas, you gave us much more than an arsenal of your best ideas… you were also the catalyst for creating an entirely new track: Experience....more

Announcing our BlogHer '11 Lunchtime Keynote: PepsiCo CEO and Chairman Indra Nooyi

Last week BlogHer was proud to announce that PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi would be our lunchtime keynote on day two of BlogHer '11, next week in San Diego.Three years ago I attended Maria Shriver's Women's Conference in Long Beach and was unexpectedly captivated by the morning keynote: Journalist Campbell Brown interviewing former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice and PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi....more
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Announcing: BlogHer '11 Swag Exchange and Shipping Center

We are proud to announce the Future Friendly Swag Exchange and our outbound shipping at BlogHer '11!  Here are all the specifics....more
Sorry to hijak this thread. I have a quick question. Last year, our passes were mailed to us. ...more

Why you simply must verify your Klout score before going to BlogHer 11

Some of you may be reading this thinking - what the heck is Klout and what pray tell does if have to do with BlogHer?Well, chances are you're going to BlogHer to not only learn tips and tools to make you a better blogger, while also meeting your online friends IRL (In Real Life), but to also interact with brands you know and love....more

BlogHer '11 PreCon Preview: The Change the World Track

This conference track is designed to explore the power social media gives us to change our communities, society, the culture, the political landscape and more–always a staple of BlogHer conferences. This year, perhaps saving our strength for next year's election year focus on partisan politics, we're focusing more on our society, including Internet culture itself....more

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Conference Corner: Nine Tips for BlogHer Newbies

Whether it’s your first conference or your fourth, sometimes we all feel like a #BH11newbie. There will always be attendees we haven’t met yet -- it’s impossible to meet everyone -- and it will often seem like there are events that everyone knows about ... except you. BlogHer wants to banish that feeling. We strive to make each conference as inclusive and accessible as possible, and today we’re offering a few tips for Newbies, and introverts, and those who feel a little gun-shy walking into a party, or a general conference room, or even just breakfast....more
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Announcing PepsiCo's Second Annual Sofa Summit at BlogHer'11: Embracing Fortytude

This year at the second annual Sofa Summit at BlogHer'11, Partner Sponsor PepsiCo will be bringing back Gatorade President North America and Global CMO Sports Nutrition, Sarah Robb O'Hagan to lead a conversation with Sarah Brokaw, the author of Fortytude: Making the Next Decades the Best Years of Your Life ... through the 40s, 50s and Beyond. Brokaw will discuss the five traits women can adopt to grow older with confidence and joy....more

Sounds like a book to read, and am hoping to be at the event!

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BlogHer '11 Programming: Getting on Track

Working on conference programming at BlogHer has a great many benefits. Tops among them is the opportunity to participate in the conversations speakers have as they map out their panels. The good news is that after every single one, I think, "What a fascinating conversation! I wish I could be a fly on the wall for that panel."...more