NEW ORLEANS, June 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The 3nd Annual ShiftCon, the premier eco-wellness social media and healthy lifestyle blogger conference, will take place Dec 1-3 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans, LA. Noted healthy living advocate and founder of the Mamavation community, Leah Segedie spearheads this event by bringing together bloggers, social media specialists, nonprofits, health and sustainability experts, and leading natural, organic, and eco-friendly brands at the 3rd Annual ShiftCon, an informative social media conference and exhibition focused on shifting the world towards greater sustainability and health.
Rooted in the idea that together people can create a profound positive impact in the world, ShiftCon is designed to bring the online eco-wellness blogging niche together into one powerful, collaborative community.
"As bloggers, we play a powerful role in how the public gets information regarding health and sustainability," said Leah Segedie. "We have the power to shift how we eat, raise our families and impact our environment. It's time to come together and leverage our collective influence to accelerate that shift."
This year's speakers include eco-wellness influencers such as Ron Finley, LA-based artist, designer and gardener; Ashley Koff, founder of The Better Nutrition, Simplified Program; Andrea Donsky, Founder and Chief Passionista at NaturallySavvy.com; John Foraker, President at Annie's Inc.; Steve Young Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at General Mills; Shazi Visram, CEO of Happy Family and Nova Covington Founder and CEO of Goddess Garden Organics.
The conference offers bloggers a collaborative environment of networking and learning. Industry experts will host educational workshops regarding social media best practices, food safety, GMO labeling, organic food production, sustainability, and the environment. Through networking events, hospitality suites, and an Expo, attendees also have opportunities to learn about products, sustainability initiatives, and meet with companies and nonprofits that are helping to create a healthier, more sustainable world.
Registration is now open for bloggers, businesses and nonprofits. Ticket prices include educational sessions, fitness activities, swag bag, receptions and breakfasts. For information about sponsorships please contact Samuel A. Harwit: [email protected].
Now in its third year, ShiftCon, founded by blogger, mom and entrepreneur Leah Segedie, is the premier eco-wellness social media conference. The annual gathering offers bloggers a collaborative environment of networking and learning. Industry experts host educational workshops regarding social media best practices, the food industry, health and sustainability. To learn more please visit: www.shiftconmedia.com.
About Leah Segedie
Leah Segedie is a wife, mother, "100 lbs. Loser," food activist and founder of the Mamavation community. Through Mamavation, she teaches "digital moms" healthy living practices and collectively, the women of Mamavation have lost over 3,500 lbs. As a food activist Leah organizes trending Twitter parties to educate the public about the North American food system, along with other issues impacting public health. Working with healthy lifestyle brands, Leah utilizes the blogging network she has cultivated - a network of over 10,000 bloggers - to create wellness related media campaigns. Leah was named "Mom of the Year" in 2010 by Shape Magazine, the 4th Most Influential Mom Blogger by Cision Media, and in 2014 she also was named to the Top 10 Women Changing School Nutrition by Smart Snacks in School. Segedie has been compared by the Huffington Post to Lady Gaga for her unique social media tactics, and her blog was named Fitness Magazine's Favorite Weight Loss Blog. To learn more please visit: www.mamavation.com.
Samuel A. Harwit
SOURCE ShiftCon Media