Almost 5000 women (and men!) attended BlogHer last year and this year I’m betting there will be even more! In fact this year BlogHer is in Chicago at the McCormick Place – the LARGEST convention center in our country! HUGELY popular speakers like President Obama, Martha Stewart, and Katie Couric graced the conference last year.
I can hardly wait to see what’s in store this year!! This will be my 3rd year attending and I’m thrilled that it’s within driving distance for me! Every year I’ve been to connect with amazing brands, fabulous bloggers, and attend parties and dinner events with PR reps and marketing companies. Last year felt SO glam attending red carpet events and rocking at a the Sweet Suite Toy Party with the Big Toy Book at the top of the Viacom building! A HUGE thanks to my BlogHer’12 sponsor Best Buy!
Why do I go? Other then absolutely soaking up conferences I love meeting new people, learning about new companies, and gleaning just about any information that I can pick up on to further my entrepreneurial career. It helps me as a woman be the best I can be and grow as an individual person and it helps me as a mom feel more like a woman than a maid and caretaker! Since I am within reasonable driving distance (approx. 5 hours) my costs will be cut considerably this year without the cost of a plane ticket!
Total Estimated Cost: $670
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