There was a whisper on twitter of a food bloggers conference based in the Midlands. Surely that can’t be right we thought, these things always happen in London. Fortunately for us we were proved wrong ……. how exciting!!
The day will aim to provide food bloggers with an opportunity to meet others, learn new skills and share experiences. there will be useful workshops with tips on food photography, blog promotion, writing skills and a wordpress demo.
The conference is taking place in Birmingham in the newly designed arts and media quarter, at the Custard Factory on Saturday 19th November 2011. The outline of the day is as follows:
10:00 – 10:40am: Registration, Tea & Coffee
10:40 – 11:00am: Welcome speech
11:00 – 12am: Food Photography workshop by Craig Fraser from FraserShot
12:00 – 1:00: Hot Buffet Lunch
1:15- 1:45pm: Promoting your blog using Social Media
1:50 – 2:20pm: Finding your blogging voice by Jeanne Horak from Cooksister
2:00 – 2:45pm: Cooking demo (speaker TBC)
2:45 – 3:00pm: Tea & Coffee, mingle time
3:00 – 3:30pm: Recipe Developing by Charlotte Pike from GoFreeCakes
3:35-4:15pm: Wordpress workshop by James Bolton from Derezzed Media
4:15 – 4:45pm: Video Blogging
4:45pm – 5:00pm: Thank you speech
5:00 – 6:00pm: Drinks
*subject to changes
Tickets are available now here and if you move quickly you may get your hands on the last of the early bird tickets.
For all Midlands Food Bloggers members we have been lucky enough to secure a 20% discount off the regular ticket price. To get your discount please email for the special discount code.
The event is also a perfect opportunity for any local food businesses to connect with a wealth of foodies. There are a variety of sponsorship packages available from as little as £100 for inclusion in the programme to around £300 for a stall to showcase your products or services. For any local businesses interested in sponsoring the event please email here.