I’ve been blogging for nearly three years now but due to a combination of being very pregnant or having a small child in arms I’m am yet to get to any blogging events.
I’ve now got tickets for Traverse 16 in April and Britmums Live 2016 in June. I also applied for the free Tots100 Blogcamp with Vibe Israel and was very excited to have my place confirmed this week.
What is Traverse 16?
This weekend-long event for travel bloggers is run by the same people who organised the BlogStock Festival in September. This looked amazing but the dates didn’t work for me so I added myself to their mailing list for future gatherings. Then up popped Traverse 16.
It’s being held in Cardiff from Friday 8 to Sunday 10 April and combines workshops, networking and a chance to meet travel brands. I don’t know an awful lot more but really wanted to go to a travel blogger conference and this seemed to fit the bill. Hopefully being an early bird will pay off!
What is Britmums Live 2015?
Britmums is returning with its annual social media and blogger conference for a third year. The venue is The Brewery in London, which I went to for a work event in February – it’s so pretty! There’s going to be sessions on everything from lifestyle topics to food, style and travel, with networking and brand introductions thrown in as well.
I saw a lot of social chatter about Britmums Live 2015 while I was nursing my then one-month-old baby and promised myself I’d go in 2016. It still seems a long way off but I’m sure it will come round in no time. The conference takes place on Saturday 25 June.
What is the Tots100 Blogcamp?
Where you won’t see me – sob!
What do I want to get out of blogger events?
- Put real life faces to the avatars and profiles of bloggers whose work I have been reading for quite some time
- Get tips to develop my blog and maybe even make a few pennies out of it
- Meet brands who might want to share experiences with me and my family. Let’s be honest, everyone likes a freebie!
See you there?
Also, if you’ve got any tips for going to blogging conferences send them my way!
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