The 2010 BlogHer Conference is being held in early August in New York City. Baby Leone is not the only one drooling.
When I read through this agenda for the 2010 BlogHer conference, I really want to be there.
The conference is supposed to be a lot of fun and an incredible chance to learn about social media and to do some In Real Life Networking. My friend Meagan Francis went last year and had a fabulous time. What’s more, I’m told a lot of bloggers bring their babies.
But Baby Leone, who’s three months old today, and I are going to be traveling twice in April for work: once to Chicago, where I’ve been invited to give a talk about writing at Rock Valley College, and the following weekend to New York City, where I’ll be moderating an American Society of Journalists and Authors panel on travel writing. So the idea of going back East again feels a bit overwhelming.
That said, I’ve applied for one of the coveted volunteer positions. Getting it is a huge long shot—I’m sure they have hundreds of others who have applied—but if that comes through and the $300 in conference fees, is waived, Leone and I are on that airplane.
Updated to add: As crazy as life was, the baby and I did end up going to BlogHer. Read more about why we decided to say yes to the conference but no to the swag.
Published: February 4, 2010
Last updated: February 4, 2020