As if our outstanding group of current sponsors wasn’t enough, we have added FIVE new sponsors to the bunch, each bringing incredible support and exciting goodies to the event. Let’s give them a warm welcome!
The Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau has generously offered to provide our attendees with visitor guides, City of Austin press kit flash drives, and an Austin Volume 12 CD card download. The Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau is a destination marketing organization that provides insight for visitors. Their site is for visitors and locals asking tourism-related questions. All you need to know about the great city of Austin is right their on their website. In addition, they have provided us all with links to visitor maps here, and a digital guide as well.
Not only is Leigh-Erin a close friend of Becca’s since as early as elementary school, but she is a young entrepreneur and phenomenal photographer. We are all passionate about our creativity, and Leigh-Erin Scott is no exception. She will be attending the event in Austin snapping photos of us in action to be shared with the world. After all, what would an event be without tons of pictures to post to your Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Tumbler, and Blog to make all of your friends jealous? On top of the photos she will be capturing of us bloggers in the wild, she will also get an official group photo following our speaker session outside of the library that will be available for purchase after the event!
Speaking of photos, we will be launching an Instagram group closer to the event where you can share your photos from the weekend in real time. There will also be an official BI hashtag for official tweeting purposes! #Selfies encouraged.
Blog Engage is a blogging community where all bloggers submit their latest blog articles for exposure, backlinks and traffic. All articles submitted are sent to the upcoming page where users read and vote on the submissions. BlogEngage allows bloggers the opportunity to expand their audience while making valuable connections, which is exactly the kind of thing that Blogger Interactive is down with. It’s part of our own mission! Naturally we were stoked to hear that BlogEngage will be giving all BI attendees free membership to the site (normally 19.99) as well as a discount on advertising packages.
Brother Jon is not just a LDS convert and blogging veteran, but he will be gracing us with his presence, and presents at BI this year! The guy can tell a story and is unquestionably “the most incredibly humble Mormon in the entire universe”. If you don’t believe us, just check out his blog here. We have a ton of great swag to bestow upon you all, but it came to us that we didn’t have anything to carry it all in. That’s where BroJo stepped in like a blogging super hero and offered to sponsor us and provide us with the perfect swag bags. Thanks Jon! We can’t wait to meet you.
Bearsley & Bumski Boutique creates Mush Babushka Jewelry, Lar Photography and Prints, and all kinds of neat and affordable broad cards & notebooks. The official Sips of Jen and Tonic notepads you will all be receiving at the event were created by Dee, the woman and artist behind Bearsley & Bumski. We are delighted to support her Etsy shop (check out the About page here). She has also been wonderful enough to offer everyone (not just BI attendees) 13% off in her store. Coupons will be added to the BI swag bags, but we encourage you to share the coupon code with non attendees as well! The code will be blogint13, and it expires 2/28/14.
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We can’t believe how many people have rallied behind this event. All of our sponsors have gone above and beyond to do so, and we extend an extra special thank you to them all. Please be sure to give them some love, and again, don’t forget to RSVP to be a part of the beginning of the best blogging conference evar. We are officially less than a month away from getting our real life encounters on!
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