Food Blog Forum Orlando 2013 at Disney World
Friday, May 17, 2013 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
All tickets are currently sold out. Please sign up for the waiting list above, regardless of ticket type (Solo or Family). We will contact you if/when tickets become available.
Announcing Food Blog Forum 2013 in Orlando on May 18th!
Before registering, please be sure to carefully read the pre-announcment post on foodblogforum.com.
Registration will open on Friday, February 22, 2013 at 2:00PM EST
Food Blog Forum, Orlando, Florida
Saturday, May 18, 2013 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (EST)
We’re excited to announce our sixth Food Blog Forum event and thrilled that Walt Disney World is our Hosting Sponsor for the second year in a row!
Food Blog Forum Orlando 2013 is an exciting full-day event at Walt Disney World for food bloggers on Saturday, May 18.
All Active Food Bloggers are welcome!
Registration is open to food bloggers only. Due to registration number restrictions, Food Blog Forum Orlando 2013 will be open to active food bloggers only as well as one writer per blog. See criteria below.
Come join us at Disney World for a day of fun, friendship, discussion, ideas and issues relevant to us all in the food blogging community.
We’ll continue all our conversations in several networking and social gatherings planned throughout the weekend, including a pre-event party on Friday evening, Saturday closing party and Sunday brunch!
Topics and speakers will be announced soon!
Friday Evening - Welcome Reception 6-7pm
Saturday 8am-5:30pm Conference includes breakfast and lunch Sponsored by Walt Disney World
Sessions on Saturday
Taking your visual ideas to flight through photography and video with Todd and Diane.
Cooking, recipes and life moments around food happen every day. What we all witness inspire us to capture and document those special moments through photography and video. Todd and Diane from WhiteOnRiceCouple.com will discuss how to take your ideas and make help share your food story and food voice that's unique to you. They'll also share some behind the scene peeks of how other photographers document their inspired food moments.
Redefining success & setting goals with Jaden & Scott
What is success? How does my blog and my career help me achieve it? Jaden (@steamykitchen) and Scott (@mrsteamykitchen) will take you on a journey as we explore what it is to be a successful blogger and how you can achieve success!
Technology Talk with Elise Bauer and Babette Pepaj
The technology landscape is changing rapidly to create new opportunities for success. But before you can leverage all the new tools, you have to understand how to use them. Join Babette Pepaj (@bakespace) of BakeSpace.com, Elise Bauer (@simplyrecipes) of SimplyRecipes.com, and moderator Erik Deutsch (@erikdeutsch) of Excel PR Group, as they discuss current trends in technology and their impact on food bloggers. Specific topics include mobile (readers, responsive design and web apps), video (Youtube and Google Hangouts), Pinterest (aka the #1 traffic driver to food blogs), and digital publishing (repurposing and developing content to create ebooks and apps).
Walt Disney Imagineer
We’re going to have a special guest, a Walt Disney Imagineer join us for an inspiring talk!
Grassroots Community Building - with Jeff Houck (@jeffhouck), David Leite (@davidleite), Julie Deily (@TheLittleKitchn) and Lindsay Landis (@loveandoliveoil)
Building a passionate, long-term community takes dedication, hard work, and, most of all, time. Our moderator and panelists, experts in various community-building techniques, break down the different types of communities surrounding you--from your closest confidants and professional colleagues to blog commenters, social media contacts, and even the world at large--and explain why they're critical to the growth and success of your blog.
Saturday Evening - Closing Dessert Party 8:30-9:30pm
Sunday Brunch Hosted by Whole Foods Orlando 9-11am
(Speakers, sessions & events are subject to change.)
Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. Anyone not fitting the active food blogger criteria below will have their ticket canceled and registration fee refunded. Registration will open on Friday, February 22nd at 2:00pm Eastern time.
To register, pick the appropriate ticket type above and complete the registration questionnaire. You will also need to provide specific information about who you’re bringing (if registering as a family) and you MUST include your blog URL.
Criteria for Attendees
Due to a limited number of tickets available, Food Blog Forum Orlando 2013 will be open to active food bloggers ONLY.
How do we define an active food blogger?
- Blogger must be blogging consistently for at least 3 months.
- Blog must be an obvious food blog or have written about food in some context in the last 3 months.
Please remember, if you are not a food blogger or you don’t include the URL to your blog when you register, your ticket may be cancelled and opened up for a food blogger.
$150 for Solo Attendee Registration (you may be sharing a hotel room with another attendee.)
$200 Attendee & Family Registration
The FBF Orlando ticket price includes:
- Admission for attendee to Friday night welcome reception
- Admission for attendee to all-day Saturday seminar
- Admission for attendee to Saturday night closing party
- Admission for attendee & up to 4 family members* to Sunday brunch at Whole Foods
- 1 Hotel room for Friday & Saturday nights
- Disney Parks tickets for attendee and up to 4 family members* for Friday, Saturday and Sunday
*Up to 4 family members only applies if you purchase a family ticket.
Tickets are non-transferable and subject to a $35 processing fee. Unfortunately we will be unable to offer any refunds after April 15 (no exceptions).
If tickets sell out, a waiting list will automatically be started. If there are any cancellations, we will contact those on the waiting list in the order in which they signed up. Note that there is only one waiting list, so please sign up regardless of whether you are wanting a Solo or Family ticket.
Any questions? Please read the above carefully and if it's not answered above, please visit FoodBlogForum.com and ask questions in the comments.
About the Organizers
Jaden Hair is a television chef, food columnist and award-winning food blogger at Steamy Kitchen. You can watch her cook twice a month on Daytime Show, syndicated in 120 markets. Jaden is a food columnist for Discovery Health, TLC and for Tampa Tribune. Jaden is a cookbook author of The Steamy Kitchen Cookbook. With 90,000 followers, Jaden is one of the most influential people in food on Twitter. She has been featured on the Today Show, CBS Early Show, Martha Stewart Living Radio, Oprah.com, and Parents Magazine. Jaden was recently named one of the hottest women in food by SlashFood and also one of the best food bloggers on Forbes.com. @SteamyKitchen
Scott Hair graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a Computer Engineering Degree. He spent over 7 years working as a Trainer with Anthony Robbins traveling the world over helping people achieve their dreams and goals. He currently works as the software developer for Steamy Kitchen and a few other select sites. @MrSteamyKitchen
Todd Porter and Diane Cu are professional photographers and filmmakers specializing in food, travel and lifestyle. They are founders of EvoMultimedia.com and produce photo/video content for editorial, magazines, newspapers, cookbooks and advertising clients. These include The Oprah Winfrey Network, Whole Foods, Williams Sonoma, Cooking Channel, Food and Wine Magazine and Sunset Magazine. Fueled by their love of storytelling, love of local people and culture, they capture and document powerful food stories from around the world. Diane and Todd share their personal food stories, recipes and snippets of life around them on their award winning food and photography blog, WhiteOnRiceCouple.com. They also love home cooked meals made with love and are geeky gardeners with about 40 fruit trees to their backyard collection. @WhiteOnRice
Julie Deily is a former software engineer, full-time food blogger, freelancer as well as social media consultant. On her food blog, The Little Kitchen, she shares quick and easy comfort food. Her love of food and passion for social media translates on her blog and the events she organizes. This is the 3rd Food Blog Forum event that she’s apart of, she has helped to organize two food blogger cookie swaps and a couple of food blogger bake sales. She lives in Florida with her husband, Curtis, her two dogs and two cats. @TheLittleKitchn
Lindsay Landis is a graphic designer and entrepreneur by day and a food blogger and cookie dough addict by night. Her food blog, Love & Olive Oil, chronicles her culinary adventures in and around the kitchen. She is the author of The Cookie Dough Lover’s Cookbook (Quirk Books, 2012) and co-author of Breakfast For Dinner (Quirk Books, 2013) with her husband Taylor. While food is not her career, it has always been her passion; from the many bake sales she orchestrated as a child to the time and effort she dedicates to her food blog today, it is obvious that food, especially dessert, is an integral part of her life. When she’s not baking, Lindsay and Taylor also run Purr Design, a web and graphic design business. The couple currently resides in Nashville with their three crazy cats. @loveandoliveoil
Thank you to our Sponsors:
Interested in sponsoring this event? For sponsorship opportunities please contact Julie Deily at julie [at] thelittlekitchen [dot] net.