BlogConLdn - 2018

Hosted by Scarlett London

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Saturday 2nd june 2018

BlogConLDN is back for the second year running - and this time it's set to be bigger and better than ever with a more expansive venue and separate masterclass sessions, a panel stage and even more brand exhibitions! 

Ceme conference centre

Our partner and venue for this exciting event is the CEME Conference Centre in East London, easily accessible by car, underground and overground. They are working closely alongside us to ensure every blogger leaves feeling inspired to create content!


Sponsors:


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SanDisk: With SanDisk, a Western Digital Brand, you take your mobile everywhere. There are no limits. There shouldn’t be limits on the memories you capture. With SanDisk mobile memory products, you can easily free up or expand the space on your phone. Creating the memories is up to you.


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Vision DirectFounded by opticians in 1998, Vision Direct was the UK’s first online only contact lens retailer. We now supply our products to customers in Spain, Italy, Netherlands, France, Belgium and the USA. Healthy vision helps open the doors to education, work, sport and so much more. That’s why Vision Direct is committed to delivering great low prices, fast delivery and exceptional service for thousands of customers across Europe every month.


DISCOVER THE LIGHT BITES RANGE! Light Bites offers a range of healthy snacks perfect for satisfying any cravings. The range includes four tasty popped chip varieties, as a nutritious alternative to crisps, and two sweet bars to curb sugar cravings. Each product is high in fibre, packed with protein, are gluten free and veggie friendly. The range is full of flavour and nutritional value, with every product in the Light Bites range is under 100 calories.

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Charity Partner:

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The Prince's Trust

Scarlett London (the host of #BlogConLDN) is a Digital Ambassador for youth charity The Prince’s Trust, an organisation which supports 11 to 30-year-olds who need support to fulfil their potential.

They deliver free programmes to young people who are unemployed, working less than 16 hours per week or who are struggling at school. 

The Prince’s Trust’s Tomorrow’s Store – an ecommerce store selling products made by Trust-supported entrepreneurs – will be exhibiting at the event.

We are delighted that The Prince’s Trust is our charity partner for #BlogConLDN.

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Brand exhibitors

Mingle & network at your own pace with fellow bloggers and brands who are exhibiting their latest collections.

Perhaps you would like to begin a relationship with a brand and spark some potential collaborations in the near future. Or maybe you want to pick up a sample to review on your blog?

Exhibitors

Johnny Loves Rosie

SmoothSkin

LighterLife Fast

Macadamia Natural Oil

Chelsea Candle

21 Buttons

TOTM

Just For Tummies

JewelleryBox

Jet2 Holidays

ModiBodi

Lola's Apothecary

Vionic

Tea Rose London

Plus many more TBC. 

Masterclasses & Panels

Learn the tips and tricks of some of the industry's most well-known bloggers, YouTubers and influencers as they host individual 30-minute masterclasses for attendees.

Leave feeling inspired and with a few new ideas under your belt for making your content stand out!

Panel Discussions

Co-hosted by Blogosphere Magazine

Take your seat in our panel POD theatre and get involved in the discussion.

Co-hosted by Blogosphere Magazine, we hope to tackle some of the main issues and topics facing the blogging world in 2018. 

Places are first come, first serve so please arrive with plenty of time.

2PM: Re-booting the Blogosphere -

with Stephanie YeboahBeth Sandland & Jordan Brown.

3PM: Finding your blog's USP -

with Siobhan MaroneyCharlotte Jones, Misha Grimes & Brogan Tate.

4PM: Putting a price on your content -

with Leah Flavell, Angie SilverspoonLydia Dinga & Amanda Fulton.

 

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Workshops & Masterclasses

Taking up feedback from previous events, these will be held in separate rooms leading just off the main space and each hosts by inspirational people in the digital world. Pop in for a workshop, a chat and a spot of inspiration or advice. Schedules will be devised by the workshop host themselves and posted on social media on the day of the event. Places are first come, first serve.

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Room 1: Samantha Hearne (mindset & anxiety coach) - A Happy Mind

Topics to include: Vision and what it means to you, How to grow your idea into something amazing, Finding your voice online, with confidence and authenticity, No longer listening to your inner critic and fears, Managing your anxiety to become your best self, Goal setting and taking action.

Room 2: Ana from The She Approach - SEO & Blog Traffic Workshop & Sandisk on Maximising your smartphone memory.

 Topics to include: Tackling SEO for beginners, Growing your blog traffic with Pinterest, Monetizing your blog with Affiliate Marketing, Creating your first digital product.Backing up your smartphone and maximising your phone storage. 

Room 3: Jordan from Hello Miss Jordan - Taking Your Instagram To The Next Level & April Todd - Improving your blog photography with Lightroom

Topics to include: How to scout a location, How to get the best photos possible, Photography equipment - phone cameras/regular cameras, Best editing apps, Planning a theme & sticking to it, Best times to post. Importing and the importance of using camera raw files, General feature overview, Colour correcting and basic editing, Local edits such as brightening eyes, Minor retouching using the spot removal tool, Using presets and saving presets, Exporting for devices.

Room 4: Amar Hussain from Amar Digital - Next Level SEO & Uxshely from The Food Psychology Clinic (www.thefoodpsychologyclinic.co.uk) - How You Think About Yourself and Food

Topics to include: How to increase your DA, simple fixes for your technical SEO, how to create mega keyword rich content, Link building strategies. Boost your confidence and get yourself out there (pushing yourself outside of your comfort zone); how to achieve food freedom; how to change your thoughts to achieve your full potential; and how to feel great in your own skin.

Room 5: Kirsty Leanne & clickstay.com - Collaborating with Brands: Blogging, Blagging and Bagging Your Dream Projects

Topics include: How to get brands to remember you; what brands look for in bloggers; how NOT to pitch to a travel brand; and how to land your first press trip.

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How to get to the venue

The CEME Conference Centre is very well located in the London Borough of Havering. Just on the A13 out of the City, a few miles past the North Circular Road, with exceptional transport links for London, Essex and beyond.

GETTING HERE BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT

UNDERGROUND AND BUS

The closest Underground station is Dagenham Heathway (District Line, Zone 5). ). Bus 174 (from Harold Hill via Romford) operates every 10 minutes and terminates at CEME. The journey time from the Heathway to CEME is approximately 15 minutes.

TRAIN

Rainham is the closest station to CEME, and is served by the C2C train line running from Fenchurch Street to Southend. During peak time, trains running from Fenchurch Street serve Rainham Station every 15 minutes. It is then a 5 minute journey from Rainham Station to CEME by taxi.

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An uber ride from Central London will cost you approx £20. Use our code 'scarlettd16' for money off your first ride.

GETTING HERE BY CAR

For those using a satnav, our postcode is RM13 8EU.

A13 from the west – London

Leave the A13 at the Dagenham East/Hornchurch exit. Turn right at the first roundabout and at the second roundabout take the 3rd exit marked ‘Marsh Way’. CEME is the first turning on the left.

A13 from the East – M25 and Essex

Leave the A13 at the first Dagenham East/Hornchurch exit. Take the first exit on the left marked ‘Marsh Way’.

We have 500+ car spaces on site, so parking is never a problem.