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Aug 01, 2016

SheKnows Media Previews Highlights of #BlogHer16: Experts Among Us, the Nation’s Largest Event for Women Content Creators and Influencers, August 4-6 in Los Angeles

Featuring Mainstage Appearances by Mayim Bialik, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Kim Kardashian West, Matt McGorry, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, and Aisha Tyler; Guest appearances by Tig Notaro, Freddie Prinze, Jr.

This Year Offers Integrated Activations from Top Sponsors, Such as Merck for Mothers, GoDaddy, and TNT

NEW YORK, NY – August 2, 2016 – SheKnows Media, a leading women’s media company with 79 million unique visitors per month* and a total reach of 292 million social media fans, today announced upcoming highlights from #BlogHer16: Experts Among Us, taking place August 4-6, 2016, at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE.

Produced by SheKnows Media, #BlogHer16: Experts Among Us is expected to attract 3,000 content creators, social media influencers, entrepreneurs, brand executives and industry luminaries.

“We are thrilled to welcome members from across the social media influencer ecosystem to the #BlogHer16 Conference this week,” said Elisa Camahort Page, Chief Community Officer, SheKnows Media. “Since joining SheKnows Media late in 2014, the conference has become even more high profile, high production value and high impact for attendees, whether bloggers, vloggers, pinners, photographers, authors, marketers, or media.”

Leading-Edge Conversations, Celebrity Appearances, and Sponsor Sneak Peeks

  • Keynote fireside chats with “The Big Bang Theory” actor, and STEM education advocate Mayim Bialik, iconic actor and entrepreneur Sarah Michelle Gellar, and cross-media mogul Kim Kardashian West, plus additional mainstage Q&As with Lucy McBath, one of the “Mothers of the Movement,” and nine-time Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter and breast cancer survivor Sheryl Crow
  • Additional general session panels, including one focused on next generation feminist voices who use their celebrity to promote causes, featuring actors Jurnee Smollet-Bell and Matt McGorry, and U.S. boxer Heather Hardy, and one focused on frank, funny real talk about women and their sexual health, featuring HelloFlo founder and SheKnows Media Senior Vice President Naama Bloom, gynecologist Dr. Jessica Shepherd, and author Sarah Brokaw
  • Actor, comedian, director, author and activist Aisha Tyler will emcee the ninth-annual Voices of the Year community keynote, sponsored by Merck for Mothers
  • Sponsor sneak peeks and special events will include a screening of Amazon Studio’s new series “One Mississippi,” with guest appearance by star Tig Notaro; a trailer debut for TNT’s new series, “Good Behavior,” and sponsor-hosted special events featuring appearances by vegan chef Leslie Durso, actors Lori Laughlin and Ian Ziering, as well as experts on nutrition, interior design, and women’s leadership
  • Celebrity appearances in the Expo Hall include Freddie Prinze, Jr. signing his new cookbook in the Best Buy booth, Sheryl Crow in the Hologic booth, and HGTV personality Sabrina Soto in the Velcro booth
  • 13-year-old prodigy DJ Fulano will spin at this year’s closing party to be held at The Conga Room
  • Five tracks of education on the latest online media drivers, including cutting-edge social tools, critical industry trends, and pressing social issues

Spotlight on SheKnows Media Corporate Initiatives

  • The Pitch: SMB Edition, returns to the conference after its smash debut at #BlogHer15. A platform and video series that elevates, connects and coaches female entrepreneurs, The Pitch was created by SheKnows Media and will be sponsored by GoDaddy. Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Ellevest Sallie Krawcheck will emcee the event. The SheKnows Media booth in the Expo Hall will feature exhibits from last year’s Pitch winners.
  • The second-annual #Femvertising Awards returns, and this year the finalists will be unveiled and opened to public voting during #BlogHer16. The #Femvertising Awards celebrate brands and agencies that break down gender stereotypes and challenge unattainable beauty standards through pro-female advertising.
  • Also returning is Hatch Labs, a series of workshops designed for tween and teen attendees, training the next generation of leaders on how to express themselves online, and how to do so with mindfulness.
  • Top sponsors TNT, Merck for Mothers, Herbalife, GoDaddy, Amazon Studios, GO RVing, More to Migraine, and dozens more are launching new products and services, creating meaningful experiences, and providing fun activations for attendees to experience, learn from and enjoy.

For more information or to register for the conference, click here. Join the conversation on social media using the #BlogHer16 hashtag.

* comScore, Media Metrix, Multiplatform Key Measures Report, May 2016, U.S.


About SheKnows Media

SheKnows Media is the number-one women’s lifestyle digital media company with 79 million unique visitors per month (comScore, Media Metrix, Multiplatform Key Measures Report, May 2016, U.S.) and 292 million social media fans and followers. The company operates a family of leading media properties that include SheKnows.com, BlogHer.com, StyleCaster.com and HelloFlo.com. SheKnows Media also organizes the conference #BlogHer16: Experts Among Us, the largest annual celebration of women online content creators, social media influencers and brand executives, taking place in Los Angeles, August 4-6, 2016. With a mission of women inspiring women, SheKnows Media is revolutionizing the publishing industry by forging a new kind of model that seamlessly integrates users, editors and content creators onto a single platform designed to empower all women to discover, share and create. Whether it’s parenting or pop culture, fashion or food, DIY or décor, our award-winning editorial team, Experts, bloggers and social media influencers produce authentic and on-trend content every day. We dig deep to learn what makes our audience tick, revealing unexpected insights on women and digital media. Our robust, end-to-end suite of premium branded content and influencer marketing solutions generate more than 2 billion ad impressions per month (sources: DFP), allowing brands to distribute authentic content and integrated advertising at scale.

SheKnows Media is based in New York and Scottsdale, Ariz., with offices in Los Angeles and Chicago. We also operate internationally in Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom.

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Jenni Ottum

SheKnows Media 



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