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MEDIA ADVISORY: First Teen Blogging Conference Comes to Philadelphia 6/29-7/1
The first of its kind teen blogging conference Digital Family Summit rolls into Philadelphia next week, featuring teen bloggers and entrepreneurs, internet sensations, college professors, and lots of family-friendly digital creation activity.
The Digital Family Summit is an interactive, hands-on conference for teen digital media creators, bloggers, and their families. Join professionals from Columbia University, Entertainment Weekly, Parsons School of Design and a host of tween and teen bloggers and entrepreneurs for a weekend of fun activities, interactive and hands-on workshops, thought leadership and personal guidance 6/29-7/1 at the Sheraton Society Hill in Philadelphia, PA. The workshops are geared towards teens 13-18 and their parents, but there will also be some activities for younger kids aged 4-12. Conference tickets include 6 meals, snacks, and all activities; hotel not included. Registration prices are $200 per person or $400 for a family (2+ family members).
WHAT: This year’s inaugural Digital Family Summit (June 29-July 1), includes over 20 sessions where teens and their families can learn about all aspects of blogging and digital media creation. The sessions include hands-on workshops, inspirational keynotes by prominent blogging teens, parents, and internet experts, plus panel discussions about some hot-button topics for parents and teens alike. Talk with, interview and hear from, the next wave of blogging and social media creators – teens and tweens; see young digital entrepreneurs from across the country, and hear from experts on various related topics.
WHEN: Friday June 29, 4 to 9:30 pm (check-in begins at 12 noon)
Saturday, June 30, 8 am to 8:30 pm
Sunday, July 1: 8 am to conference end 2:30 pm
Interviews can also be arranged in advance of the event.
WHERE: The conference will be held at the Sheraton Society Hill, 1 Dock Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19016.
WHO: Speakers include: Three young entrepreneurs. Tori Molnar (founder of MyUtoria and She Can Make Change), Daniel Brusilovsky (founder of Teens in Tech) and Nick Normile (founder of Foodie at Fifteen and budding venture capitalist); Entertainment Weekly Senior Editor Abby West; internet sensation and author/musician Dave Carroll (United Breaks Guitars); Kim Orlando from TravelingMom.com;
SPONSORS: Confirmed sponsors for Digital Family Summit include Microsoft, Scholastic, Ubisoft, Gillette Venus, Family iBoard and GoRVing.
For more information about the Digital Family Summit visit http://www.DigitalFamilySummit.com or call the organizers (646)-543-5512.