FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
Contact: Black Bloggers Connect | (202)780-8213
Black Bloggers Connect Hosts 4th Annual Blogger Week UnConference in Washington, D.C.
Bloggers to convene in D.C. for national festival centered on diversity in digital media. Jessica Ann Mitchell Aiwuyor, Founder & Creative Director of Blogger Week, is available for interviews on multicultural media.
is a multicultural social media festival focused on providing bloggers and digital media professionals of color access to training, workshops and other skill-building events. This year, 25 Black digital media specialists will speak at the Blogger Week 2017 UnConference. Blogger Week is held in Washington, D.C. every year, drawing over 200 bloggers from across the country. The unconference is hosted yearly by international blogger network, Black Bloggers Connect, an entity of Culture The Web.
Blogger Week begins with a series of online events scheduled for Monday, August 7th through Thursday, August 10th. In-person events are scheduled for Friday, August 11th through Sunday, August 13th.
The Blogger Week Networking Mixer will be held on Friday, August 11th at Mulebone in downtown Washington, D.C. by the Black Public Relations Society of D.C. The Blogger Week 2017 UnConference will be held on Saturday, August 12th at Trinity Washington University. The closing Blogger Week event, an UnStructured Fashion Show by Celebrity Stylist Geneva and DJ DRex, will be hosted at the Ritz-Carlton Georgetown on Sunday, August 13th. A full schedule of events is available at BloggerWeek.com.
Black Bloggers Connect was founded by Jessica Ann Mitchell Aiwuyor in 2011. Aiwuyor, a D.C. based writer and multicultural communications specialist, created the social network while earning her Master of Science in Public Relations at the prestigious S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Today, over 14,000 bloggers and digital media professionals receive support and training from Black Bloggers Connect.
Key sponsors include: The Urban Movie Channel, created by Robert L. Johnson, Chairman of RLJ Entertainment and founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET). UMC is the first subscription streaming service created for African American and urban audiences in North America that features quality urban content and showcases feature films, documentaries, original series, stand-up comedy, and other exclusive content. Media.net the second largest global contextual ads platform from the Yahoo/Bing ad network. EDEN BodyWorks, a leading natural hair care company that provides natural products that integrate wellness and beauty inspired by nature. The Truth Initiative, a campaign working diligently to achieving a culture where all youth and young adults reject tobacco. The Black Public Relations Society of D.C, the premier professional association for communications practitioners of color. Gotham City Esq., the preeminent go-to resource for legal insights behind popular news stories. TRUTH PR, a D.C. based public relations firm with over 20 years of experience in public relations, marketing, and government relations.
To schedule interviews or for press credentials to Blogger Week events, email Black Bloggers Connect at info@BlackBloggersConnect.com.
Blogger Week and Black Bloggers Connect are initiatives of Culture The Web, a social enterprise dedicated to elevating digital media among people of African descent .