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BakeSpace.com’s TECHmunch is the traveling conference that helps food and lifestyle bloggers learn the skills they need to succeed and take their blogs to the next level.

Launched in March 2010 by BakeSpace.com, the day-long conference is a must-attend event for anyone serious about culinary content (e.g., food bloggers, recipe writers, traditional content developers, cookbook authors, PR/marketing reps) and brands that want to work with culinary content creators.


TECHmunch is held in multiple cities each year (see our schedule for upcoming event dates and locations). We started this conference because we believe bloggers shouldn’t have to pay a lot of money or travel far to attend a world class conference. This mission statement still holds true to this day. Each city event is coproduced by a local blogger who helps define and shape that city’s programming and speaker lineup — aligning perfectly with the community’s need for stellar content. 


Food, Wine & Lifestyle Influences & Trendsetters
Celebrity Chefs, Cookbook Authors, Food TV Personalities
Brands that are interested in learning about your content
Brands that want to work with you to create compelling content
Experts in Writing, Producing and Syndicating Content
Experts in Optimizing Your Content
Experts in Monetizing Your Content
Experts in Photography
Expert Video Content Creators (Youtube, Vine, Instagram)
Experts in Social Platforms (Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, Vine, Instagram)
Your peers… writing and creating content can get lonely, confusing and frustrating, but is doesn’t have to be.


Our hands-on approach is designed to get attendees up-to-speed on all the latest tools and tactics for creating great content, building buzz, working with brands, growing an audience and profiting from their hard work.

Despite its grassroots style, TECHmunch speakers include many of the most renowned experts in digital publishing, food journalism, culinary marketing and other related disciplines. Check out our partial list of speakers below. 

The fast-paced format is focused on providing useful information that can help you turn your passion into profit, while having fun in the process. But it’s not all serious… our event is still lighthearted and fun! There’s lots of networking, tastings and surprises with each presentation.

Our blend of networking, panels, tastings and demos will inspire even the most seasoned culinary and lifestyle blogger. The goal is to provide the ingredients bloggers need to succeed and pursue their passion.

The day-long conference is for anyone serious about culinary content (e.g., food bloggers, recipe writers, traditional content developers and cookbook authors) and the brand marketers/PR reps who want to work with them.

Topics include the latest tools and tactics for bloggers to create great content, build buzz, grow an audience and profit financially from their hard work. The focus is on practical, hands-on information that bloggers can use from day-one to reach the next level.

Webby and IACP honored BakeSpace.com – the Web’s first food-themed social network, recipe swap and cookbook app publishing platform Cookbook Cafe.

In 2016, TECHmunch will expand to include online events (e.g., workshops, courses and ebooks). To add your class, workshop or ebook to our lineup, email us at events@bakespace.com. 

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