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Blogger and Social Media Conferences for 2013 by FavePages Team

by FavePages Team, posted to Tech & Blogging

A comprehensive list of 2013 Blog Conferences and Social Media Events happening in the United States and Canada.

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NMX (formerly BlogWorld Expo)

Jan 6 - 8, 2013 | Las Vegas

A massive event for bloggers of all kinds hosted at the Rio in Vegas. Passes start at $67.

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Alt Design Summit

Jan 23-26, 2013 | Salt Lake City, UT

Our Alt SLC is our flagship event. 2013 will be our fourth year. We are working to make the event even more intimate, informative and interesting. Tickets will go on sale in early August.

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EmMeCon Emerging Media Conference

Jan 28-31, 2013 | San Francisco

Suggested by jenn

It's one of the bigger, most popular, social media conferences. They have two - one in San Francisco in January, and another in Seattle in June.

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The Social Media Strategies Summit


Feb 5-7, 2013 | Las Vegas

General Summit Early-Bird Rate (Register by January 11th, 2013) is $1,795. They have a similar summit in Chicago in April.

Amanda Vanderpool: Counting down the days to #SMSSummit LV! Who else is going?

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SXSW 2013

Mar 8-17 | Austin, TX

The place to go for mobile, film and music. Click here to see different rates and early bird specials (it's not cheap!) -->

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2013 Social Media Tulsa Conference

March 21-22, 2013 | Tulsa

Conference attendees are sure to be inspired to take their online marketing strategies to a new level. Early bird registration of $150 through Oct 2012. Regular ticket prices are $295. Use hashtag #SMTulsa on Twitter.

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BlissDom Conference 2013

Mar 21-23, 2013 | Dallas

Tickets go on sale mid August 2012.

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Social Media Marketing World


Apr 7-9, 2013 | San Diego

Suggested by Phil Mershon

This event brings together over 60 top social media marketing experts show ing how to get real results. Plus the networking will be outstanding.

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April 18-19, 2013 | Salt Lake City, UT

Suggested by Tauni Everett

SNAP! is a social media conference for DIY and creative bloggers. It draws 400+ attendees from all over the U.S. and Canadar.

FavePages Team: Good luck with the conference this week/weekend! We've heard great things about it. In fact we'd love to chat some time about how you could leverage SkinnyScoop both for SNAP! or your own blog(s).

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Mom 2.0 Summit

May 2-4, 2013 | Laguna Niguel, CA

Talk shop with social media influencers, industry leaders and leading brands. Now in its 5th year. Registration starts at $299 and is currently open.

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The Blog Workshop

May 17-19, 2013 | Online Conference

Suggested by Da Vinci

So many AWESOME speakers and lots of information to learn! Learn more online at Early Blogger Registration is only $150.

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Camp Blogaway

May 24-26, 2013 | Angelus Oaks, CA

This is a 3 day event for food and recipe bloggers of any levels. Key topics include photography, monetization, SEO and more. Registration opens in Jan 2013 and is $325 (includes 2 nights’ lodging, all meals, workshops, materials, goodie bags, etc.)

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BlogHer Food '13

June 7-8, 2013 | Austin, TX

Blogger early bird rate is $298; Company rate is $798. A must-attend for all food bloggers or companies who want to engage with them.

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June 27-30, 2013 | Portland, OR

For bloggers interested in fitness, wellness, good food and a healthy lifestyle. Two days of education, networking, friendship and fun. Early bird special ended in Nov but regular tickets are available for $300 plus a processing fee.

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Reviewers Retreat

June 30 - July 2 | Pine Mountain, Georgia

The 3rd annual Reviewer’s Retreat will be held June 30th-July2nd, The Lodge and Spa at Callaway Gardens. Reviewer’s Retreat is first conference geared specifically toward the issues and challenges faced by bloggers in the review genre.

Cissy Mecca: In it's 3rd year, Reviewer's Retreat connects brands and bloggers who work with them with workshops designed to "dig in." Excursions such as the Treetop Ziplining Adventure and Trapeze are just a bonus! Use code FINALDAYS for $40 off your registration (expired 5/21/13).

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Food Blogger Connect

July 5-7, 2013 | London

Suggested by Joslin Kehdy Souza

Food Blogger Connect (#FBC5, @bloggerconnect) is the world's leading international food blogging conference taking place in London over three days from the 5th to 7th of July 2013 focused on writing and photography workshops along with sessions across an array of subjects for all levels.

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BlogHer '13

July 25-27, 2013 | Chicago

One of the biggies of the year to be hosted at the Sheraton Chicago. Blogger rates start at $299 with early registration.

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The Niche Parent Social Media Conference

Sept 5-7 | Ft. Lauderdale Beach, FL

Suggested by Nadia P. Jones

The premier social media conference celebrating diversity in the parent niche. This year’s conference will offer socially savvy moms and dads headliner keynotes including Ted Rubin, Ted Murphy, CEO of IZEA, Miriam Muley, and more! This year's hands on workshops will take you to the next level.

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The Search Party

September 11-13, 2013 | San Antonio, TX

Suggested by kcgermer

THE event for brands to make direct contact with online luminaries who have large, targeted audiences.

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Social Party 2013- Virtual Blog Conference

September 15-18, 2013 | Virtual

Suggested by Becky M

Speakers include Dino Dogan of Triberr, Lynn Bardowski-Million $ Party Girl, Lian Dolan- columnist for Oprah, Jennifer Bilbro-Social Media Consultant, Lisa Mason- Social Media Strategist #SocialParty2013- Sponsors include Chobani Champions, Keurig, Joovy, Snyders of Hanover.

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Blog Elevated Conference

Sept 19-21, 2013 | Houston

Suggested by Kristi Reddell

Blog Elevated was established by the founders of Houston Bloggers and #TXBloggers to create an atmosphere to network and learn about topics that will enable bloggers to take their own blogs to the next level.

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Type-A Parent Conference

September 27-29, 2013 | Atlanta

Suggested by Kelby Hartson Carr

Type-A Parent Conference, in its fifth year, is designed to help social media/blogging parents and the companies who want to connect with them take it to the next level.

Emily @ColoradoMom: Hands down my favorite conference. It's the only one where newbies and seasoned pros can both learn something new in a shared setting IMO.

Erica Mueller: This one should be at the very top. The best place to learn and network.

Julie Meyers: This is like a co-ed fraternity get together -- everyone loves each other and everyone learns and gets a lot of somethings out of going. Real people, real discussion, really well-balanced.

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BlissDom Canada 2013

Oct 3-5, 2013 | Mississauga, ONT

This one is always a biggie for Canadians. This year it's happening at the Delta Meadowvale in Mississauga just outside of Toronto. Early bird tickets were $329, regular tickets are $399.

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iFabbo Social Media Conference 2013

Oct 12, 2013 | San Francisco

Targeted at fashion and beauty bloggers.

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FinCon13 (Financial Blogger Conference)


Oct 17-20, 2013 | St Louis

Suggested by Jessica

FinCon13 :: Financial Blogger Conference is a peer conference for the financial blogging community. Connect with other bloggers. Take your blog to the next level. Discover the latest trends in finance and new media.

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BlogHer PRO 2013

October 22-23, 2013 | Bay Area, CA

BlogHer PRO is a 1.5 day, multi-track conference and networking event for professionally-minded bloggers looking to take their business, marketing, and technical skills to the next level.

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Hello Lovely Blog Awards and Conference


Apr 4, 2014 | Weatherford, TX

Suggested by hellolovelyawards

Hello Lovely Blogging Awards have their name for two reasons. The first, “Hello” is because the whole point of the award is to recognize them in the blogging community. So why not say hello? The second, because these are lovely blogs, written by lovely people who have lovely stories to tell.

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 It's just passed, but I attended Texas Style Council a couple of weekends ago in Austin: They mentioned trying to do the 2014 one during SXSW. We also have a conference here in New Orleans called Rising Tide. 2013 will be its 8th year - it started the year after Hurricane Katrina, and the mainstage still focuses on New Orleans specific issues, but this is the 3rd year there will be a secondary stage called Tech School, which offers great content relevant to all sorts of blo

Sinead Norenius:

 Hi SkinnyScoop Team! We would love to see if you can add the iFabbo Fashion & Beauty Blogger Conference in San Francisco, October 12th 2013 to your awesome list of conferences!! You can see a sneak peek here: Happy to share more info if needed! Warmly, Sinead Founder - iFabbo


 Food Media Forum in St. Louis Missouri August 9-11

Stepfanie Cuevas:

 The Social Online Conference is a 100% virtual event, covering 3 days of live sessions that are all recorded for your convenience. We are in our 3rd year and learning and growing! We offer affordable payment plans and a free pass giveaway every month!