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Published Jul 17th 2007, 7:41pm by Jody DeVere in Pressroom Press Releases

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

Chloe Dao and Jillian Michaels - from hit TV shows Project Runway and The Biggest Loser - among the experts provided by BlogHer Conference '07 sponsors.

Palo Alto, Calif. (PRWEB) July 17, 2007 -- 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."

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

About BlogHer:
Founded in February 2005 by Elisa Camahort, Jory Des Jardins and Lisa Stone, BlogHer, Inc.'s mission is to create opportunities for women bloggers to pursue exposure, education, community and economic empowerment. The BlogHer Community ( is the Web's number one guide to blogs by women, where 60+ editors write guides to the hottest blogging by women in 20+ popular topics. In 2007, in addition to the BlogHer Conference '07 (July 27-29), BlogHer hosted its first Business conference in New York (March 22-23) to great success. The company's latest initiative is the BlogHer Advertising Network, BlogHer's qualified, targeted environment for contextual advertising showcasing more than 170 women bloggers across multiple verticals, including parenting, food and lifestyle. For more information visit



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Sarasota, FL, Inc.premier providers of car advice to women, is pleased to announce that they have signed on to be the primary sponsor of BlogHer in Second Life, the virtual arm of the BlogHer '07 conference, produced by BlogHer, Inc. (, the Web's number one guide to women bloggers. and her 50 expert women help empower women on car buying, selling, safety, maintenance and repair on the Ask Patty -- Automotive Advice for Women blog at Jody DeVere, president of will also be participating as a panel speaker during the BlogHer Professional Blogging: Ways and Means session in Chicago on Saturday July 28, 2007.

"I am so pleased to be partnered with Elisa Camahort, Jory Des Jardins and Lisa Stone, the founders of BlogHer, in supporting BlogHer members," said Jody DeVere, President of, Inc. "There are so many great business opportunities, interesting communities, people and tools in Second Life. Our sponsorship will help create an exploration event for BlogHer members in this amazing virtual world." officially launched a Second Life location on Pontiac's Motorati Island in May 2007.

"BlogHer is so pleased that has joined us as our primary sponsor for BlogHer in Second Life," said BlogHer co-founders Elisa Camahort, Jory Des Jardins and Lisa Stone in a joint statement today. "We're excited to open our conference doors to members of our community who cannot attend physically,'s sponsorship allows us to expand and enhance our virtual conference activities."


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