Introducing IFB Conference 2013: The bi-annual fashion blogging conference announces line-up of industry leaders for its 8th season

Jan 23, 2013, 08:07 ET from Independent Fashion Bloggers (IFB)

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent Fashion Bloggers (IFB), the world's largest collective mentorship dedicated to helping bloggers develop their personal brand and business goals, announced today the line-up for the 8th IFB Conference, taking place February 6th and February 7th, 2013 at The Altman Building, New York.

Set amidst the whirlwind of New York Fashion Week, the bi-annual conference unites over 400 fashion blogging enthusiasts and peers with awe-inspiring industry leaders for motivational talks, panel discussions and hands-on skill-building workshops, as well as sponsored activities from some of the industry's biggest brands.

An incubator for the most topical and pressing industry issues, IFB brings together a carefully curated selection of industry experts to discuss everything from how to generate revenue from a blog, to what brands want from bloggers, to what the future holds for the blogging industry.


Day one of the two-day conference will bring together industry leaders across six panels to discuss marketing, business, blog development and more as well as talks by Lisa Salzer, Founder of Lulu Frost and Keynote Speaker, Katia Beauchamp, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of BirchBox.

Panel Discussions will include 'Catching Their Eye: What do Brands Want from Bloggers?' and 'The Evolution of Our Industry: What Does the Future Hold?'

Speakers will include Susie Lau of Style Bubble, Leandra Medine of Man Repeller, Andrea Lavinthal of People Style Watch, Karen Blanchard of Where Did You Get That, Aimee Song of Song of Style, Liz Cherkasova of Late Afternoon, Andrea Derricks of L2 Think Tank and Tina Craig of Bag Snob.

Day two will feature intensive hands-on training and workshops covering everything from social media to photography to marketing.

The IFB Conference 2013 will take place February 6th –February 7th from 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM at The Altman Building, 135 West 18th Street, New York, NY

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About Independent Fashion Bloggers (IFB)

An unparalleled leader in the fashion digital space, IFB is the largest fashion blogging network in the world with members located all over the globe.

Jennine Jacob founded the IFB network in 2007 when she noticed the lack of organized support for aspiring professional fashion bloggers. Since its inception, IFB has grown to over 55,000 active members in 60 countries and continues to grow.

From content development to marketing tips, IFB offers a wealth of information for those looking to grow their blog and work with relevant brands. Articles include advice on everything from '5 Ways to Increase Your Traffic During Fashion Week' to 'Tips on How to Run Your Blog Like a Small Business', encompassing the needs of well established and first time bloggers alike. IFB also assists brands in communicating with consumers and building key relationships with influential bloggers.

SOURCE Independent Fashion Bloggers (IFB)