Next week’s Bloganista Mini-Conference wouldn’t be possible without the support of several sponsors, who will be contributing food, drinks, and awesome door prizes to the event.
Sol’s Sandwich Shop & Deli, located in downtown Birmingham just off 20th Street North, is all about fresh and local. All of their burgers, hoagies, wraps and sandwiches are made to order with great ingredients and generous portions. At the Bloganista Mini-Con, Sol’s will be providing breakfast snacks for the Morning Mingle.
Church Street Coffee & Books is located in Crestline Village in Birmingham, Alabama. Church Street sells books, coffee, pastries and tea and hosts book clubs and a number of other community events. The staff at Church Street also publishes a book blog called PostScript. Church Street will provide coffee for the Morning Mingle.
Urban Cookhouse is a vibrant, bustling restaurant that consistently serves excellent tasting food with exceptional customer service. The folks at UC use the freshest ingredients available with an emphasis on supporting the local farmer. In fact, they not only buy local produce for use in their kitchen, they also sponsor and manage the Homewood and Summit Farmer’s Markets. Conference attendees who register by July 10 will receive an Urban Cookhouse gift card.
For more than 20 years, has outfitted some of the best dressed women in Alabama. With locations ‘On the Curve’ in Downtown Homewood and at the Vestavia City Center, has been voted by readers of Birmingham Magazine and by many publications and year after year. A representative from Collage will be present at the Bloganista Mini-Con selling clothing and accessories so the fashionistas who attend can do some shopping while they’re learning more about blogging. Collage is also giving away a jewelry set to one lucky winner.
Public Radio WBHM 90.3 FM, a listener-supported service of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, is “Your NPR News Station” and home to the Alabama Radio Reading Service for the blind and print-impaired. WBHM programming and award-winning regional journalism also can be heard in North Central Alabama on WSGN 91.5 FM through a partnership with Gadsden State Community College. Listen and give online at wbhm.org and follow the station on Twitter @WBHM and on Facebook. WBHM is our media sponsor for the Bloganista Mini-Conference. Be sure to tune in to hear announcements about the conference. Also, at the conference you could win a WBHM lunch bag filled with goodies like a WBHM French press travel mug, a Radio Lab t-shirt and an Eric Essix CD.
Inspire Fitness is a locally-owned fitness studio that offers Spinning, yoga, and strength conditioning classes as well at personal training. The coaches at Inspire Fitness are passionate about helping their clients meet their personal fitness goals and give them personalized attention to help them do so. At the Bloganista Mini-Conference, one lucky attendee will win a free functional strength screening ($60 value), plus a 3-class package ($30 value) from Inspire Fitness.
In the area of skincare for the face and body, Sisley‘s expertise is well known. Sisley Paris, available in Birmingham at Saks Fifth Avenue, offers a complete line of products to meet the needs of different skin types and various issues including makeup removal, hydration, anti-aging, sun protection and hair care. One lucky conference attendee will win a Sisley Paris spa experience.