Friday, July 15, 2016 / 6:00pm Opening Party


Saturday, July 16, 2016

9:00am

Opening Remarks & Occasion, Presented by Joi Gamble, Director of Brand Partnerships for Blogging While Brown and Gina McCauley, Founder of Blogging While Brown

Give-a-Way, Presented by Stitch Fix

 

9:30am

2016 Blogger Entrepreneurship Keynote: Blog, Build, Sell: How to Turn Page Views into Dollar Signs, Presented by Arsha Jones|Session Detail

11:00am

Discoverability, the Differentiator that Matters FIRST in a Crowded Marketplace, Presented By Lucrecer Braxton and Davida Arnold|Session Detail

12:00pm

Attendee Meetup/Dreamup

1:00pm

Workshop: How to Be a Podcasting Rock Star Part I.,
Presented By Rob Walch of Libsyn | Session Detail

1:00pm

Don't Get Got! Simple and Effective Ways to Keep Your Web Presence Secure, Presented By Ann Daramola| Session Detail

2:15pm

Mobile UX for Bloggers
Presented By Naya Scarbrough | Session Detail

2:15pm

Sponsored Content 101: How Publishers & Brands Can Get Sponsored Content Right, Presented By Ty Alexander|Session Detail

2:15pm

Workshop: How to Be a Podcasting Rock Star Part II.,
Presented By Rob Walch of Libsyn | Session Detail

3:30pm

Attendee Meetup/Dreamup

3:30pm

Learn from My Mistakes: What I Wish I Knew Before I Started a Blog, Presented By Ebony Ajima Maddox | Session Detail

3:30pm

AT&T Inspired Mobility: Enabling good. Activating Everywhere, Moderated by L. Michelle Smith and Jason Caston| Session Detail

4:45pm

Black Weblog Awards
Presented By Winnie Caldwell and Sarah L. Webb

4:50pm

Storytelling: How Blogging Transformed My Life,
Presented By Linal Harris | Session Detail

7:00pm

Attendee Excursion!


Sunday, July 17, 2016

9:00am

Opening Remarks & Occasion

9:15am

Storytelling - PIVOT: How to Successfully Rebrand Your Blog, Presented By Vashti Patrick Joseph | Session Detail

9:30am

Select Clips of "LOVING" and a Conversation with Ruth Negga, Presented by Focus Features

11:00am

Attendee Meetup/Dreamup

11:00am

Think Small, Create Big in 30 Minutes, Presented By Alexzandria Cormier-Hill | Session Detail

11:00am

Engaging Audiences, while Increasing Content Monetization, Presented By Carlos Nai | Session Detail

12:00pm

Attendee Meetup/Dreamup

1:00pm

5 Steps to Explode Your Instagram & Facebook Audience, Presented By Kristy McCarley | Session Detail

1:00pm

Smarter Reporting, Presented By Davina "Dayvee" Sutton | Session Detail

2:15pm

Attendee Meetup/Dreamup

2:15pm

Productivity Tools You Need to Soar on Social Media, Presented By Cari Rene | Session Detail

2:15pm

Video Livestreaming to Leverage Your Business, Presented By Monique Johnson | Session Detail

3:30pm

Writing Your First Book, Presented By Stefanie Newell | Session Detail

3:30pm

Politic365 Panel: Politics, Policy, Social Justice, Panelists: Kristal High Taylor, Danielle Belton, Lauren Victoria Burke and LaDavia Drane

4:40pm

Closing Keynote: State of the Digital Space Keynote Panel, Moderated by Sirita Wright, Black Enterprise, Panelists:  Gina McCauley, L Michelle Smith and Sarah J. Glover