Blogger Events: Top Events to Attend in February

Welcome to Blogger Events, a monthly column of what’s happening in the blog world. If you have an event you’d like featured, reach out to Christine Cube via Twitter at @BeyondBylines.

February Blogger Events

Blog events are beginning to take hold this year. Here’s what’s happening this month:

Feb. 3-4: Build Your Blog 2017

Build Your Blog provides two full days of blogging information and collaboration. Build Your Blog features speakers, classes, and interaction with brands with the main purpose dedicated to building your blog. The event takes place in Salt Lake City.

Feb. 9-12: The Dad 2.0 Summit

The Dad 2.0 Summit is an annual conference for marketers, social media leaders, and blogging parents to connect and discuss the changing voice and of modern fatherhood. The summit is an open conversation about the commercial power of dads online, as well as an opportunity to learn tools and tactics used by influential bloggers. The conference takes place in San Diego.

Feb. 15-17: Bash Conference 2017

The Bash Conference is a three-day, all-inclusive networking event for folks in the lifestyle/entertaining and party blogging space. The annual event allows attendees to connect with brands and other blogs and businesses. Bash typically features nationally recognized speakers from the design and media world.

Feb. 24-26: Thrive Creative Conference

Thrive is an annual conference in Houston. It brings in speakers, including successful bloggers and entrepreneurs. Attendees will be connected with each other before the conference weekend through designated Thrive mentors. Small groups will form online and get to know each other so they’ll see familiar faces when they arrive to the conference.

Feb. 27-March 3: Social Media Week NY

Social Media Week brings together some of the industry’s leading brands and individuals at the intersection of entertainment, media, marketing and technology. Brands include Facebook, The New York Times, National Geographic, Warby Parker, Comedy Central, Google, GE, Spotify, and LinkedIn. This year, #SMWNYC will focus on creating a content experience that provides attendees with new ideas, insights, and best practices in media and technology.

And while we’re talking about March, here’s a peek ahead:

March 2-4: #WeAllGrow Summit 2017: Energy of Sisterhood

#WeAllGrow Summit is the go-to professional conference for Latinas in the digital space. The conversation, networking, and learning experiences — all bilingual and in-culture — are crafted to create unique and long-lasting connections, as well as professional growth experiences. The conference takes place in Long Beach, Calif.

March 3-5: International Association of Culinary Professionals Conference

The IACP Conference will involve three days of speakers, cutting-edge topics, and networking. Keynote presentations will explore the evolving identity of southern foodways, and the ways technology is rapidly changing the way we eat – and how culinary professionals can adapt to the modern era. The conference takes place in Louisville, KY.

March 10-19: SXSW 2017

The South by Southwest Conference & Festivals celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. It dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. The conference takes place in Austin.

March 12: TECHmunch Smores Tasting Party During SXSW

While this isn’t an official SXSW event, TECHmunch is hosting local food bloggers/media and culinary content creators for a smores extravaganza that’s going to involve thousands of smores. Says TECHmunch: “We’re talkin’ 700 pounds of marshmallows, 3,000 candy bars and enough graham crackers to make Downtown Austin the S’mores Capitol of the World.” There also will be gourmet coffee and other treats.

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Christine Cube is a senior audience relations manager with PR Newswire and freelance writer. Follow @cpcube or check out her latest on Beyond Bylines on PR Newswire for Journalists.

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