Blogger Conferences: Top Events to Attend in May
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.
May 2-4: Everything Food Conference
Everything Food Conference is among the largest food conferences, with more than 700 top food influencers, bloggers, and content creators in attendance. Attendees are forward-thinkers and trendsetters, and Everything Food brings in advanced presenters, serious sponsors, and provides strong networking opportunities with attendees and brands. The event is held at the Davis Conference Center in Layton, Utah.
May 3-5: Women in Travel Summit
Women in Travel Summit (WITS) is a premier event for travel influencers, creators, and industry. Now in its sixth year, WITS brings together some of travel’s top talent to discuss future innovations, build dynamic collaborations, and change the travel industry worldwide, all while supporting and empowering a diverse community. The event is held at the Holiday Inn–By The Bay in Portland, Maine.
May 7-8: Online Marketing Rockstars Festival
The Online Marketing Rockstars Festival attracts marketing professionals from all walks of life. In 2018, there were 40.000 attendees, more than 300 exhibitors (including Google, Facebook and Adobe), more than 300 speakers and 120 master classes. OMR19 will feature more stages than before: the biggest names in the industry on the conference stage, in-depth analysis of relevant digital marketing trends on expo stages and several thematically clustered special stages. Masterclasses, guided tours, and side events round out the festivities. The event takes place in Hamburg, Germany.
June 1-2: BookCon
BookCon is an event where storytelling and pop culture collide. It’s produced by ReedPOP and is the sister show to BookExpo, which focuses on the business side of the book industry. BookCon takes place at the Javits Center in New York.
June 6: Forward 2019
Forward 2019 brings together global marketing leaders to share, learn, and empower each other to build better strategies, tell better stories, and become better leaders. The event takes place at The Revere Hotel in Boston.
June 6-8: Beer Now Conference
The Beer Now Conference started in 2010 in Boulder, Colo. as the Beer Bloggers Conference. The conference broadened its scope and changed its name to the Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference. In 2018, the conference again expanded its scope to include others involved in the communication of beer and renamed to the Beer Now Conference. The conference attracts approximately 150 attendees from throughout North America and beyond to network, learn, and taste beers. The conference takes place in Great Falls, Montana.
June 10-11: SearchLove Boston 2019
A two-day event, SearchLove brings together some of the world’s leading thinkers in online marketing. Get up to speed on the latest in search, analytics, content creation, optimizing your website, paid promotions and more. The event takes place at The Revere Hotel in Boston.