Canada’s Largest Blogging Conference is on the search for Canadian Bloggers

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Connecting Bloggers and Brands Conference kicks off its cross-Canada tour in Vancouver this April. http://connectingbloggersandbrands.com

Connecting Bloggers and Brands Conference kicks off its cross-Canada tour in Vancouver this April. http://connectingbloggersandbrands.com

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  • 1. Media ReleaseMarch 19, 2013 Canada’s Largest Blogging Conference is on the search for Canadian BloggersConnecting Bloggers and Brands Conference kicks off its cross-Canada tour in Vancouver this AprilVancouver, B.C. – The first Canadian Connecting Bloggers and Brands Conference will be held inVancouver on April 30, bringing bloggers and national brands together face-to-face so they can learnabout how they can work together. It is the first of a six-city, cross-Canada 2013 tour.This year, the free conferences will focus on introducing the business of blogging to those new to thedigital media world. Active bloggers will get to meet with some of the largest Canadian brands theymight write about, while those brands will get to hear about what interests bloggers active in theirindustries. Attendees will get valuable time to build relationships with representatives from theconference’s title sponsor, TELUS, as well as other sponsors including Canada Beef Inc, UltimaFoods and Chicken Farmers of Canada.“The digital media world has truly exploded in the last few years, with more and more consumersconsulting their most trusted blogs before making a purchasing decision,” said Andrea Goertz,TELUS senior-vice-president of Strategic Initiatives and Communications. “As a parent, I see greatvalue in an online community where moms and dads share experiences about the products andservices that make their lives easier. At TELUS, we recognize how powerful word-of-mouth is, andstrive to be a brand that bloggers would recommend to their friends, family and online communities.We are thrilled to be part of a conference that brings this community together.”The conference will connect national and local brands to bloggers who specialize in lifestyle, travel,technology, fashion, family, food and more. Conference organizers recognize that a hyper-localapproach will offer the most meaningful relationship building opportunities, and are happy to providea forum for brands to share their products, services and ideas with some of the country’s mostinfluential Bloggers.“Our goal was to give all bloggers who wanted to work with brands the opportunity to attend theconference for free.” said Rania Walker, Conference OrganizerIn addition to the Vancouver conference, the Conferences will be held in Calgary, Regina, Winnipeg,Toronto and Halifax.
  • 2. For more information about this conference and registration please visit:http://connectingbloggersandbrands.com/blogger-form/Media Inquiries:Rania WalkerConnecting Bloggers and Brands(647) 727-0964rania@connectingbloggersandbrands.comhttp://connectingbloggersandbrands.comhttp://twitter.com/bloggers_brandsLiz SauvéTELUS Media Relations(604) 719-6715liz.sauve@telus.com