How cool is this… My friend Justin, who you can hear discuss his freelancing photography business on my weekly podcast, lent his creative skills to help bring the idea of the conference into video form. What do you think? Feel free to grab the embed code from Vimeo and share it on your site.
I’m currently in talks with the guys from LoveDrop.us and one of our potential sponsors, to possibly do a community outreach / charity event in Chicago on Friday, Sept. 30th, in the early afternoon. I highly encourage you to book your flight so that you arrive to Chicago before noon on Friday if you want [...]
Some attendees have expressed interest in wanting to share their room to cut down on costs. I’m not opposed to this for those that need to pursue it, as I want to keep the conference as accessible to as many bloggers who want to come. Here’s more: Are you a flexible person looking to cut [...]
American Airlines Group Discount At the suggestion of Bobby from 2 Minute Finance I went out and requested a group discount code for travel through some of the airlines. Right now I just have a response from American. Here’s that info: 5% off of any American Airline’s flight valid 27 September – 5 October 2011 [...]
The long awaited hotel/conference venue details are here. We are having our conference at the Chicago Marriott Schaumburg, located at 50 N Martingale Road in Schaumburg, Illinois. Thank you all for your patience. It took a while to find just the right spot, but I think you will be pleased with the Marriott. It’s a [...]
I’m excited to announce this initial list of blogger’s who have committed to speak at the first annual Financial Blogger Conference in Chicago on October 1-2, 2011. Adam Baker – “Baker” is the creator of Man vs Debt, a popular site dedicated to helping you sell your crap, pay off your debt, and do what [...]
Finding a specific location for the conference has proven to be more difficult that previously estimated. With the help of a search firm, specifically, Carolyn from HelmsBriscoe, I’ve spent the last three weeks narrowing down hotels in the Downtown area of Chicago that can suit our needs. At the same time, I’ve been talking with [...]