HGTV Magazine and NY Now market are expanding their partnership for the second year running, with the second annual Blogger Block Party, a first-ever #NYNOW Social Media Lounge sponsored by the magazine and a seminar on Blogging for Business moderated by the publication in tandem with the market, happening August 15 to 19 in New York. The Blogger Block Party will invite bloggers to network and craft at an interactive event, with Sara Peterson, HGTV Magazine’s editor-in-chief, and Genevieve Gorder, an HGTV designer, both making appearances. The party will be held on August 17 from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at 404 NYC, located at 404 10th Avenue.
The new social media lounge will invite attendees to connect and share the event's happenings live and will be open August 16 to 19 during the show's hours, and the newly added seminar, “Blogging for Business 101: Everything You Need to Know and Why," will cover the business of blogging, sourcing inspiration and developing an audience, with panelists including Nole Garey of Oh So Beautiful Paper, Grace Kang of Pink Olive and Becky Tyre of Retail Details. Learn more and purchase tickets online.
“Our partnership with HGTV magazine renews the strong relationship forged last year between two leading home and lifestyle brands,” said Scott Kramer, NY Now co-director and vice president. “Our cooperation this summer emphasizes blogging and social media, both of which are increasingly important to our industry.”