If you are a fellow blogger, you can look forward to to a variety of classes taught by not only local, but national, industry leaders and professionals! Speakers including, cookbook author and award-winning food blogger, Lisa Fain of The Homesick Texan, professional photographer, Melissa Skorpil, social media expert and bestselling author Andy Sernovitz, local award winning food blogger Jeanine Donofrio of Love and Lemons, and many more!
Even if you are not a fellow blogger, just a passionate foodie or proud Texas, this conference is for you! In addition to delicious meals provided by the Salty Sow, Whole Foods Market and The Texas Beef Council; there will be a book fair with author signings (including Lisa Fain of The Homesick Texan and Monica Holland of Lick the Bowl Good), and fantastic (non-blogging specific) classes and events including, Beyond Manuel Mode (for anyone wanting to learn some photography skills), Writing Texas Food Culture and Mousetrap: Pairing Texas Beers with Cheese and Preserves.
Are you excited to attend?
Here are some additional details:
Bullock Texas State History Museum
1800 N. Congress Ave.
Austin, Texas 78701
Saturday, September 27, 2014 8:30 am to 4:00 pm (Dinner at Salty Sow at 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm)
Sunday, September 28, 2014 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Starting at $20 (for the Conversation with Lisa Fain) to $199 for a full conference pass.
For more information, including the full conference schedule, speaker bios, and a list of generous sponsors (hello swag bags!); visit the official conference website.
Wait there's more! Thanks to the generosity of The Harvard Common Press and Bob’s Red Mill, some of the conference partners, you can apply for a full conference sponsorship. Not only that, the sponsorship includes the opportunity to meet one-on-one with a few Byte of Texas experts. For more information about the conference scholarships, visit the Austin Food Blogger Alliance website. But hurry, you only have until August 31 (that's tomorrow!) to enter!
I am looking forward to seeing you all there!