Halifax Food Blogging Conference
Join us for a full day of learning, networking and, of course, eating at Chain Yard Urban Cidery in Halifax on September 25th.
Whether you're an experienced food blogger or brand new you will leave this event with new skills, new friends, lots of inspiration and the confidence to take your food blog to a new level.
We're bringing together an incredible team of photography, styling, writing, blogging, video and media professionals who will be sharing their expertise with you over the course of the day.
You'll learn skills to take your blog to the next level through our sessions and through networking with fellow attendees.
Our goal is to send you home with the tools you need to take the next steps in your blog while feeling inspired and motivated. We want to help you connect with other bloggers facing the same challenges so you can work together to grow after the day is over. And of course, you'll have fun and eat some great food!
Meet Your Session Leaders
You'll spend the day learning from this talented team of speakers. They'll be sharing their expertise and leaving lots of time to answer your questions. You can read their full bios here.
Ethan is part of the co-founding team of FBC and manages all the FBC Blogger/Brand campaigns as well as FBC's own brand partnerships. He'll be available to answer questions on how to network and approach brands, pitching yourself and creating your own brand campaign opportunities. If you want to form long term relationships with your brand partners, Ethan is the person to answer your questions!
A Nova Scotia native now based out of Havana, Cuba, Ayngelina has made a full time living from her culinary travel blog, Bacon is Magic, since 2013. Her blog is a unique combination of culinary exploration around the globe mixed with authentic recipes that have come out of her travels. Ayngelina will be talking about how to move your blog forward by cutting through the fluff and focusing on the tasks that will actually move the needle in terms of traffic, social interaction and income generation.
Based out of Vancouver, Pailin, is well known around the globe for her YouTube channel, Pailin's Kitchen, her cookbook, Hot Thai Kitchen, and as one of the hosts of Gusto TV's One World Kitchen. She takes authentic Thai recipes and makes them accessible for everyone through video. She'll be sharing tips for video production, YouTube channel development and growing your blog through the use of video.
Melissa is part of the co-founding team of FBC and manages content creation and the FBC community. She's also a graphic designer by trade. She'll be available to answer questions on creating content for different mediums and social platforms, branding strategies, bringing on content contributors to your site and building a community through your blog, newsletters and social channels.
Kelly is a Dartmouth based food photographer, food writer and blogger who currently writes for the The Chronicle Herald. She helps food brands tell their stories through photography and writing and has built up a beautiful portfolio of work with many Nova Scotia businesses and organizations. She'll be participating in our "blog local" panel where we'll dive into the benefits of working with food professionals in your local market.
Dennis will be bringing his formidable photography and styling skills to Winnipeg to help you take your photography skills to the next level. With over 400K Instagram followers, he knows his stuff! He'll cover styling, lighting, developing your signature style and how to set up and shoot so your work can be repurposed on your blog and multiple social media platforms. He may even put his chef skills to work and cook for us!
What You'll Learn and Why You Should Attend
This full day event will fill you with actionable takeaways to help you grow your blog, a shot of inspiration and the opportunity to network with fellow bloggers and speakers. Here's a few of the things you can expect:
* learn food styling and food photography tips from Dennis Prescott
* strategies and tips for working with video and video production
*tips on building a community around your video (i.e. YouTube, IGTV etc)
* how to become a growth focused blogger with big picture goals
* how to cut through the fluff and noise to decide which blogging tasks you need to focus on
* tips for branding yourself
* strategies for connecting with brands in your niche
* tips for pitching yourself to brands and strategies for forming more profitable, long term brand relationships
- When: 9:00 am - 5:oo pm Sept 25th, 2018
- Where: Chain Yard Urban Cidery, Halifax
- Blogger Tickets: $250 CDN
- Industry Tickets (brands, agencies or corporate attendees): $350 CDN
- Ticket includes snacks and a full lunch
Chain Yard Urban Cidery Halifax
Chain Yard Urban Cidery
Our Halifax stop will be at Chain Yard Urban Cidery - a fabulous space that will give us the room we need to learn and interact and eat some delicious food!
Blogger and Industry tickets are available
2606 Agricola St.