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Getaway Travel Blog Conference 2012

Getaway Travel Blog Conference 2012, Cape Town, South Africa

The second Getaway Travel Blog Conference is scheduled to be held on the 4th of August at the Upper Eastside Hotel, Cape Town. This year’s event will be offering tourism professionals and travel bloggers practical advice on a wide scope of topics from designing and launching a travel blog to writing engaging content, monetizing your site and building an audience, including how to leverage social media to rapidly build a following.

If you’re a blogging newbie, an old hand, or want to learn how to use blogging and social media to market your tourism business, this sounds like the perfect conference for you.

To learn more about the upcoming event read more after the break or visit the Getaway Travel Blog.

Getaway’s second Travel blog conference will feature some expert international and local travel bloggers including:

  • Nellie Huang (Wildjunket)
  • Melvin Boecher (Traveldudes)
  • Matt Long (Landlopers)
  • Keith Jenkins (VelvetEscape)
  • Andrew Brauteseth SA (Guy with Camera).

Other local speakers at the event include:

  • Mariette du Toit-Helmbold (CEO, Cape Town Tourism)
  • Cameron Ewart-Smith (Editor, Getaway)
  • Joseph Lawrence (UX Designer, Clickshape)
  • Mike Sharman (Owner, Retroviral)
  • Dave Duarte(Digital Media Educator, Entrepreneur)

2012 Getaway Travel Blog Conference Event Details

Date: Saturday 4 August 2012 – 08.30 to 17.00
Location: Upper Eastside Hotel, Brickfield Road, Woodstock, Cape Town
Cost: R750 (R100 discount for Getaway bloggers) – includes a full day of presentations, lunch and refreshments

Tweeting about the conference? Use conference hashtag #GTBC

Travel Blogger Conference Accommodation Special:

Upper Eastside Hotel is on Brickfield Road in Woodstock, Cape Town and is offering a special to Getaway Travel Blog Conference attendees – R580 for a double room, including breakfast.