Conference Host Application
organizes the Wine
Bloggers Conference, the Beer
Bloggers & Writers Conference in North America and Europe, the International Food
Blogger Conference, the FitBloggin'
and the Wine
Tourism Conference. Each conference rotates
to a new
city each year and we are thus always looking for host locations. In
general, our location criteria include:
If you would like
to apply to be
a host location for one of our future conferences, please fill
out the form
below. Our process generally starts in the spring of each year and our
decisions are made early each summer for the following year.
in an area appropriate to that conference - a
wine region, a noted beer city with multiple breweries, a respected
city, or a city with a focus on health and fitness.
support from local tourism or business promotion
organizations. We usually ask the location host organizations to
sponsor or find sponsors for two conference dinners, help with publicity, connect
us to local sponsors, etc.
support from local sponsors who often take several key sponsorship
roles before a conference is even announced. These can be secured in
advance during the process of bidding on a conference or can be
"guaranteed" by the main local host partner and found later.
- An excellent host hotel
will provide us with conference space, is very willing to work with us
on our unique needs (specifically, allowing us to bring in food and
drink), and is located in an attractive city. Our
expected conference sizes are approximately: 100 (European Beer), 250
(North American Beer), 250 (Wine Tourism), and 350 (Wine Bloggers and
- We take
into account the
opinions of our alumni communities, giving them a large say in the