BLISSDOM ’11 ADDS “AMERICAN IDOL’S” CRYSTAL BOWERSOX, MICHELLE BRANCH, MAT KEARNEY, CHRIS MANN
AND TLC’S “ULTIMATE CAKE OFF” STAR GEORGE DURAN
Stars Join Already Confirmed Guests, Actress Melissa Peterman, AuthorsScott Stratten and Dr. Brené Brown, at the 4th Annual Conference for Women in Social Media
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—January 13, 2011—
Premier blogging and social media conference, BlissDom ‘11
added American Idol
Season 9 runner-up Crystal Bowersox
,celebrity-chef George Duran
(TLC’s “Ultimate Cake Off”) and musicians Michelle Branch
, Mat Kearney
and Chris Mann
to the list of celebrities already confirmed for this year’s conference, January 26-28, 2011
in Nashville,Tenn. Branch and Kearney are set to perform for attendees Thursday, January 27 and Bowersox and Mann will perform Friday, January 28. In addition, Duran will be hosting a cooking demonstration and luncheon on Friday, January 28 for conference attendees. This fourth annual event, to be held at Gaylord Opryland Hotel
, is one of the premier women’s social media conferences in the world. The event brings together women from all across the United States and Canada who are finding creative ways to achieve their life’s passion through blogging and social media.
In addition to Duran, highlights at this year’s conference include: keynote speakers, Scott Stratten, author of UnMarketing and Dr. Brené Brown author of The Gifts of Imperfection. Actress/comedian Melissa Peterman will also be on hand to preview her new CMT television show “Working Class.” BlissDom ’11 is dedicated to making sure each attendee has a meaningful weekend of learning, connecting and cultivating inspiration for her blog, her business, her family and her life. Last year’s event sold out. Tickets are going fast!
The event consists of a two-day full conference and an optional one-day workshop called Wisdom Workshops. The Wisdom Workshops on Wednesday, January 26 are hands-on sessions featuring 5 different tracks for bloggers including: writing, business, beginner, creative and niche. The full conference on January 27 and 28 features 4 different tracks: writing, professional, brand partnerships and personal strategy. Conference sessions will feature topics like “Viral Marketing & Twitter,” “Advanced Monetization,” “Innovative Writing Techniques,” “Integrity & Strategy,” “Collaboration & Curation” and more.
BlissDom was created to fill a need for women who are seeking a community of peers to share their stories, inspire each other and learn valuable tools to turn their passions into a lifelong career. Attendees will leave inspired and empowered, energized with new ideas, resources and connections, and motivated to improve their writing and creative content. “We are so thrilled to be bringing BlissDom 2011 back to Nashville, Tenn.,” says co-founder Barbara Jones. “The women who attend this conference are some of social media’s brightest, most passionate and innovative writers who exemplify the strength of women entrepreneurs,” Jones adds.
Sponsors include: ConAgra Foods, Freschetta, Jockey International, Johnson & Johnson, intel, Blue Bunny, General Electric, Bounce, Red Lobster (Darden Restaurants), Don’t Fret The Sweat (Unilever), California Raisins, Tide, CMT’s Working Class, Nestle Toll House, Hallmark, Kellogg’s, Yo Crunch, Lands’ End, iRobot, Kaplan, Kleenex, Lifetime Moms, Hologic, Gain, Land O’ Frost, the greennut.org, (in)courage, red plum, Hershey, One2One Network, GiveBack, itstartswith.us, Love Drop and Blissfully Domestic.
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For additional information contact:
Kaleidoscope Media (615) 321-3211