Event: Getaway Travel Blog Conference

2012-06-07 15:46

Cape Town will play host to the Getaway Travel Blog Conference for the second year running on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at the Upper Eastside Hotel in Cape Town.

In partnership with Cape Town Tourism, the conference will present local blogosphere experts and top international bloggers who will cover a wide range of topics on travel blogging from how to get inspired, to building your brand and leveraging social media platforms.

Cape Town Tourism CEO, Mariëtte du-Toit Helmbold, will speak on Travel in the digital space and

Getaway magazine Editor, Cameron Ewart-Smith, will share his thoughts on How to get inspiration for your travel blog.

Capetonian photographer, Andrew Brauteseth will be sharing his expertise on travel photography.

CEO of Treeshake, Dave Duarte will be talking all things social media

Check out the full list of speakers for the Getaway Blog Conference.

In addition, this year's guest speakers also include international travel bloggers:

• Keith Jenkins of Velvet Escape luxury travel blog (@velvetescape) on How travel bloggers are changing the media landscape

• Matt Long from Landlopers (@landlopers) on Sponsored blogging & selling advertising

• Melvin Boecher of Traveldudes (@traveldudes) on Leveraging your social media channels

• Nellie Huang from Wild Junket (@wildjunket) on Writing that drives traffic

"The conference will share valuable travel blogging insights with the South African travel blogging community', says Getaway Editor, Ewart-Smith; "What's most exciting is that this blog conference has attracted international interest. We feel honoured to have such high-profile travel bloggers speaking at our event."

Tickets are R750 for the general public and R650 for existing Getaway travel blog writers. The cost of the ticket also includes lunch and refreshments during the day.

To book, email getawayevents@getaway.co.za or call Sarah Duff on +27 21 530 3262.

For more information you can visit the Getaway website.

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