ALIVE + Go Blog Social to Present Social Education Conference This Month

By ALIVE Staff
In Culture

Join Go Blog Social, a Midwest-based conference for creatives and bloggers, for the second stop on the 2016 tour in St. Louis. Go Blog Social has teamed up with The ALIVE Influencer Network to celebrate creatives and feed STL’s craving for fresh content with Content High, a social weekend of education, collaboration and events for independent content creators and influencers with events between Friday, May 13 – Sunday, May 15.

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Photo by Ashley Kuenstler

The St. Louis conference, held on May 14, will include engaging presentations from a variety of key players in the industry with topics focused on blogging, PR, social media and entrepreneurship. The conference offers an opportunity to connect with other like-minded creative individuals education and fun. In addition, each attendee will have the opportunity to sit down with three or more industry professionals for ‘mentor sessions’ for small group discussions.

See the full conference lineup below:

The Venue: Lumen Private Event Space
May 14, 8:30am-5:30pm

The Schedule

8:30-9:10am
Breakfast and registration

9:10-9:30am
Go Blog Social & ALIVE Influencer Network morning introductions

9:30-10:30am 
Presentation: Storytelling Through Video
Speaker: Bianca Jade (MizzFit.com)

10:35-11:25am
Presentation: Pitching & Partnerships: Creating and Building Lasting Relationships with Brands and Press
Speaker: Julie Blanner (JulieBlanner.com)

11:30am-12:20pm
Discussion: The Art of Brand/Blogger Relationships
Panelists:  Elan Polo, Jessica Connick (Soft Surroundings), Psyche Southwell (EconomyOfStyle.net), Explore St. Louis
Moderator: Go Blog Social

12:25-12:30pm
Partner Introduction: Meet 23 City Blocks Catering & Lumen Private Event Space

12:30-1:40pm
Lunch Break: Lunch will be provided by 23 City Blocks Catering

1:45-2:45pm
Discussion: Meaningful Content Creation: Experiential Storytelling & The Art of Honesty
Panelists: Caleres, Tara Nesbitt (Atomicdust, BlackAndWhiteGingham.com), ALIVE Magazine
Moderator: Go Blog Social

3-4pm
Workshop: Expanding Your Creative Outlook: A Hands-On Workshop for Aspiring Creatives (Video, Styling, Writing, Design)
Participating Organizations: ALIVE Magazine, SLAM! Agency 

3-4pm
Mentor Sessions: One-on-One Conversations with Successful Bloggers, Content Creators, Brands & Marketers
Mentors: Spencer Pernikoff (WhiskeyAndSoba.com), Sherrie Castellano (WithFoodAndLove.com), Peach Company, Danyelle Little (TheCubicleChick.com), Ann Higby (Stealth Creative, Hatch PR)

4pm
Closing Cocktail: Enjoy a cocktail during the final discussion.

4pm
Keynote Discussion: A Journey to Influencer: Making It Big While Staying True to You
Panelists: Christine Cameron (MyStylePill.com), Nicole Alyse (NicoleAlyse.com), Summer Albarcha (Instagr.am/SummerAlbarcha)
Moderator: Lindsay Pattan (Partner, ALIVE Media Group; Co-Founder, ALIVE Influencer Network)

7-9pm
Speaker Meet & Greet at Fauxgerty in the Central West End
Special Guests: Christine Cameron (MyStylePill.com), Nicole Alyse (NicoleAlyse.com), Summer Albarcha (Instagr.am/SummerAlbarcha), Bianca Jade (MizzFit.com)
Entertainment: DJ TrashTalk, Light Bites + Drinks

9-11pm
Official After-Party at Mandarin & Bissinger’s in the Central West End
Information: Go Blog Social guests can walk less than a block from Fauxgerty to Bissinger’s or Mandarin for a free drink or treat and specials.

For tickets and more information, visit Go Blog Social.

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