Hello friends! Welcome to Blog Life University. We are so excited to get to know you!
THE STORY OF BLOG LIFE UNIVERSITY Conference
Blog Life University Conference 2015 – Cancun, Mexico
Blog Life University is embarking on it’s fourth year as a blog conference for bloggers of all levels! We started out in October of 2015 with an intimate retreat of high-level bloggers looking to turn their blogs into a family business. The first year of the conference was held at the beautiful Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort and Spa in Mexico.
The conference was designed to be an intimate workshop featuring top names in the food blogging world. The speakers from year one included Lindsay and Bjork Ostrum from Pinch of Yum and Food Blogger Pro along with Jaden and Scott Hair of Steamy Kitchen and Kitchen Table Mastery. Attendees had two full days of networking, learning, and hands-on sessions with each of the speakers.
After considering the feedback from many potential attendees we moved the conference back to the United States to help keep costs affordable for all.
Blog Life University Conference 2016 – Atlanta, Georgia
In 2016 we hosted the Blog Life University Conference at the Doubletree Hotel in Marietta, Georgia. Attendance for the conference more than doubled and the speaker line-up consisted of Blogging Superstars including Holly Homer of Kids Activities Blog, Liz Latham of Hoosiers Homemade, Jenny Melrose of The Melrose Family, Becky Mansfield of Your Modern Family, Rachel Miller of One Crazy House among many more.
During this conference, we learned that attendees weren’t as interested in the BIG names as they were in networking with each other and gaining valuable actionable information they could take back to improve their own blogs. In fact, several attendees commented on the fact that- although they loved hearing from and meeting the high profile bloggers they didn’t feel like they could relate to where they currently are in their businesses.
The connections made at the Blog Life University Conference in 2016 formed lifelong friendships and created the sense of community we need as work at home entrepreneurs.
Blog Life University Conference 2017 – Charlotte, North Carolina
Taking the information we learned from the previous Blog Life University Conferences we embarked on year 3 with a new focus on creating high-quality content to take attendees blogs’ to the next level. Bringing in speakers who are experts in their field and creating an atmosphere of open dialog, BlogLifeU17 was a tremendous success.
The Blog Life University Conference of 2017 sold double the number of tickets from the previous year; but, due to multiple hurricanes devastating the South-Eastern United States a week before the conference began, many attendees were unable to make it. As these attendees had already lost so much, we wanted to give them the opportunity to attend the conference virtually and hosted a live stream option.
Attendees continue to rave about the quality of the sessions and the intimate relationships formed.
Blog Life University Conference 2018 – Orlando, Florida
This year the Blog Life University Conference will be heading to sunny Florida in Mid October. Herchel Scruggs of GymCraftLaundry.com has become a partner and will be working alongside Melissa to bring you the most amazing conference yet. The agenda, this year, will include implementation time where you will have the opportunity to work closely with each speaker in a hands-on atmosphere.
Additionally, for our brand partners, we will be adding in dedicated time for attendees to connect with you.
We can’t wait to see you at Blog Life University in October!!