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TECHmunch NYC: Food Blogger Conference
September 30, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
TECHmunch NYC Food Blogger Conference
We’re proud to announce that the TECHmunch Food Blogger Conference returns to New York City on September 30th. It’s the sixth year in a row TECHmunch has come to NYC to give Big Apple food and lifestyle bloggers a deliciously local conference to call their own. Launched in 2010, TECHmunch combines networking, panels, tastings and demos to inspire even the most seasoned culinary influencers. To date, we have produced nearly 30 TECHmunch conferences in cities across North America.
Like every TECHmunch, the format on Sept. 30 will be fast-paced, no-nonsense and dedicated entirely to helping make food blogging a deliciously rewarding experience. Culinary industry PR and marketing professionals are also invited to attend to learn, network and contribute to the discussion.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Anyone serious about creating great culinary content (food and lifestyle bloggers, recipe writers, traditional content developers and cookbook authors) as well as brand marketers/PR professionals and food/lifestyle startups interested in working with top culinary influencers.
CAN NON-FOOD BLOGGERS ATTEND?
Yes of course! A lot of our chats will be focused on food content, but anyone interested in improving their content strategy will walk away from our event with useful information.
TECHmunch is produced by multi-Webby and IACP honored BakeSpace.com, — a leader in online food content, community and DIY publishing – all with a tasty grassroots approach.
|9:15AM-9:40AM||FINDING YOUR UNIQUE STORY AND STANDING OUT IN A CLUTTERED ONLINE CROWD||Amie Valpone (Author, Eating Clean; Founder, Thehealthyapple.com), Dina Delease (Owner/TV Personality at DishItGirl.com); Moderated by Karen E. Seiger (Author, MarketsofNewyork.com)|
|9:50AM-10:15AM||BLOG TO BOOK: PUBLISHING ADVICE FROM THE PROS||Deborah Smith (Author, Jersey Shore Cookbook; Founder, JerseyBites.com), Genevieve Ko (Author, Better Baking: Wholesome Ingredients, Delicious Desserts); Moderated by Katie Workman (Author, The Mom 100 Cookbook; Founder, themom100.com)|
|10:20AM-10:35AM||MEET COOKBOOK CAFE — PUBLISH YOUR OWN COOKBOOK||Babette Pepaj (Founder, BakeSpace.com & CookbookCafe.com)|
|10:40AM-11:05AM||HOW TO TELL A GREAT STORY – MASTERING PODCASTING AND OTHER STORYTELLING TECHNIQUES||Kara Rota (Host, Clever Cookstr Podcast; Editor, Macmillan/Flatiron Books); Golda Arthur (Podcast Producer, Marketplace); Moderated by Robin Catalano (Brand Storyteller, Content Consultant & Editor, robinwriter.com)
|11:10AM-11:25AM||HOW TO MAKE YOUR CONTENT MORE SHAREABLE||Tania Yuki (Founder and CEO, Shareablee.com)|
|11:30AM-11:55AM||INBOX INSIGHTS: OPTIMIZING YOUR NEWSLETTER FOR MONETIZATION||Elie Ashery (CEO, Gold Lasso)|
THE STATE OF ONLINE INFLUENCE AND WHY DOES IT MATTER
|Peter Himler (Founder, Flatiron Communications); Moderated by Erik Deutsch (Principal, ExcelPR Group)|
|12:30PM-1:00PM||8 SEO HACKS TO TAKE YOUR BLOG TO THE NEXT LEVEL||Matthew Capala (Founder, Searchdecoder.com)|
|2:00PM-2:20PM||WEB DESIGN THAT WORKS & BUILDS A LOYAL COMMUNITY||Cap Watkins (VP of Design, BuzzFeed; Formerly at Etsy, Amazon, Formspring and Zooks); Moderated by Yolanda Shoshana (Witch On Wine/Wicked Pompette, yolandashoshana.com)|
|2:25PM-2:45PM||MONETIZING YOUR CONTENT & WORKING WITH BRANDS||Jessica Randazza (Head of Marketing, Danone); Moderated by Erik Deutsch (Principal, ExcelPR Group)|
|2:50PM-3:20PM||THE SOCIAL WEB: ADVICE FOR MASTERING SNAPCHAT, INSTAGRAM & FACEBOOK STORIES
||Jennifer Perillo (Writer/Editor, InJenniesKitchen.com), Yossy Arefi (Author of Sweeter off the Vine); Moderated by Karen E. Seiger (Author, MarketsofNewyork.com)|
|3:30PM-4:00PM||TOP 10 PHOTOGRAPHY AND STYLING TIPS FOR FOOD BLOGGERS – AN INTERACTIVE DEMO||Evi Abeler (Professional Food Photographer)|
|4:05PM-4:30PM||THE STATE OF FOOD WRITING||J.M. Hirsch (Editorial Director, Chris Kimball’s Milk Street Kitchen, Author, Beating the Lunchbox Blues and High Flavor Low Labor; previously served for 20 years as Food Editor, The Associated Press); Moderated by Erik Deutsch (Principal, ExcelPR Group)|
|ALL DAY||Plus…ALL-DAY FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY CLINIC||Evi Abeler: Sit one-on-one with one of NYC’s leading food photographers.|
|4:30PM-5:30PM||NETWORKING MIXER & WINE TASTING||Sponsored by Kaiken and Montes Vineyards|
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THE FINE PRINT & MORE INFO:
- Got a question? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tickets at the door will be for the full brand pass ($450) even if you are a blogger.
- TECHmunch tickets are non-refundable, but are transferable.
- For privacy, we do not list or promote our guest list on this website.