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BlogHer Conference '07 Sponsors Bring Fun, Facts and Fashion to Chicago July 27-29

Published Jul 26th 2007, 3:14pm by Jody DeVere in Featured Articles

Blogherbooth Ask Patty will be at BlogHer! Yay! We are so excited to be joining all the blogging babes this year again! We had a blast last year and hope to match it again in 2007! Jody DeVere, Ask Patty President, and eMarketing Manager Breanne Boyle will be there to meet everyone! We are really excited to be at both the Chicago event and the Second Life event. Come find us!

BlogHer, Inc. (, the Web's number-one guide to women bloggers, today announced some of the exceptional opportunities that will be offered at BlogHer '07 by the conference's premium sponsors.

"We're excited that sponsors are building on the momentum from last year's conference, continuing to provide educational and entertaining experiences to BlogHer conference attendees," said BlogHer co-founders Elisa Camahort, Jory Des Jardins and Lisa Stone in a joint statement today. "Our attendee registration fees remain among the most affordable for a full service conference, and we thank our sponsors for helping make this possible."

To register for BlogHer Conference '07 in real life, or in Second Life, go to:

To view full conference schedules, please visit:
Day One, Friday July 27th
Day Two, Saturday July 28th 

Askpattylogowithurl_copy Some of this year's premium sponsors, such as AOL Body, Google, GM and Dove Ultimate Clear Anti-Perspirant/ Deodorant plan to host activities at the BlogHer Conference '07. One of these activities, The Dove Ultimate Clear Sleeveless Ready Cocktail Party on Saturday, July 28 will feature a Do-It-Yourself activity table to encourage conference attendees to create their own sleeveless shirt. Chloe Dao, fashion designer and winner of a top reality TV show, will be on hand to assist shirt makers, give sleeveless fashion advice, and sign autographs on finished shirts! Giveaways at the party will include a sleeveless ready kit comprised of sleeveless clothes from Chloe's collection and a year supply of Dove Ultimate Clear. Dove will also donate $1 to uniquely ME!, the Girl Scout/Dove Self-Esteem Program, for every sleeveless person in attendance. For more information on this activity, please visit:

In addition, AOL Body and Google will host "Ask the Experts" segments on Saturday July 28. First, Google will sponsor an "Ask the Experts" breakfast segment that will cover the company's full suite of tools to support businesses or personal blogs. This segment will give those interested the opportunity to chat in person with product evangelists. Following this, six top AOL Body lifestyle coaches, consisting of noted authors and TV personalities, including Jillian Michaels, from NBC's The Biggest Loser, will be on hand in an intimate luncheon setting to give insight on relationships, fitness, business, finance and more! For more information about these activities, please visit :

Other scheduled sponsor activities include:

  • A hosted Welcome Reception on Friday July 27th, sponsored by Platinum Sponsor, GM. OnStar by GM will also be delivering ten GM vehicles, including the new Green Line Saturn vehicles, to BlogHer members from around the country, so they can road-trip to BlogHer and evaluate their GM and OnStar experience.
  • The inaugural BlogHer in Second Life virtual conference, where primary sponsor will offer virtual inventory items, including radio-controlled cars which can compete on AskPatty's virtual race track.
  • Childcare, comprehensive, professional, on-site and heavily subsidized, thanks to BlogHer Conference '07 childcare sponsors PBS Parents and Vicks.

    BlogHer Conference '07 will take place July 27 - 29 in Chicago, IL. The first two days of the conference will feature both general and break-out sessions, followed by the final day featuring an "OpenSpace" with the agenda built in real time by those attending.

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