Blogger Week is a multicultural social media festival focused on providing bloggers and digital media professionals of color access to training, workshops and other skill-building events. This year, 25 Black digital media specialists will speak at the Blogger Week 2017 UnConference. Blogger Week is held in Washington, D.C. every year, drawing over 200 bloggers from across the country. The unconference is hosted yearly by international blogger network, Black Bloggers Connect, an entity of Culture The Web.
Blogger Week begins with a series of online events scheduled for Monday, August 7th through Thursday, August 10th. In-person events are scheduled for Friday, August 11th through Sunday, August 13th.
The Blogger Week Networking Mixer will be held on Friday, August 11th at Mulebone in downtown Washington, D.C. by the Black Public Relations Society of D.C. The Blogger Week 2017 UnConference will be held on Saturday, August 12th at Trinity Washington University. The closing Blogger Week event, an UnStructured Fashion Show by Celebrity Stylist Geneva and DJ DRex, will be hosted at the Ritz-Carlton Georgetown on Sunday, August 13th. A full schedule of events is available at BloggerWeek.com.
Black Bloggers Connect was founded by Jessica Ann Mitchell Aiwuyor in 2011. Aiwuyor, a D.C. based writer and multicultural communications specialist, created the social network while earning her Master of Science in Public Relations at the prestigious S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Today, over 14,000 bloggers and digital media professionals receive support and training from Black Bloggers Connect.
Key sponsors and partners include: Urban Movie Channel, Media.net, EDEN BodyWorks, Truth Initiative, The Black Public Relations Society of D.C., Gotham City Esq., Truth Public Relations, Mulebone, BV Mobile Apps, The Hive 2.0, and Go Anacostia.
To schedule interviews or for press credentials to Blogger Week events, email Black Bloggers Connect at info@BlackBloggersConnect.com.