While never an
architectural gem, this national & pop-culture landmark, Studio
B, is just a few blocks away from where BlogNashville will
BlogNashville – twang-tastic
I’m about to hop aboard a plane and will be blogging
lightly through the weekend, however, I wanted to begin a
viral-marketing gimmick by leaking some important news to Nashville
bloggers and those lucky enough to plan on coming to Nashville for the
festivities related to BlogNashville on May
this is a viral marketing ploy, please do not spread this secret
information except to anyone you know.)
Here is the, well, “news”: I
have agreed to be “chairman of social engineering,” which primarily
administrative assistant gets to spend a lot of time on making
arrangements for the non-conference session fun stuff.
However, here is
more important news: I have (and I’m sorry, I can’t tell you the
“hidden photos” I had to produce to make this happen) been able to
convince Nashville’s premiere nightlife blogger, Mr. Roboto of the
weblog, to be my co-chair. (Although,
it goes without saying, Mr. Roboto needs no titles.) As Mr. Roboto fans
know, this development means there will be plenty after-hours thrills
and excitement for our out-of-town guests. Also, it means that local
bloggers will be encouraged (even if you don’t attend the Saturday
conference) to come rub elbows with the A-listers
visiting for the
More details will be forthcoming (like, for instance, venues
and specific times), but here are the pencil-in times:
opening evening bash on Friday night, May 6, from around 7:30 p.m.
until, well, we haven’t yet determined that.
And, after the “food for
thought dinners” on Saturday night, there will be BlogNashville
designated meetup spots (and a wide-variety of
“no-cover-charge-for-bloggers” options) along Music City’s famed Lower
Broad and 2nd
Ave., or, as its promoters call it, “The
After the conference
sessions on Saturday, there will also be an off-campus gathering spot
for those who do not want to go back to their hotel (or homes) before
the food-for-thought dinners.
In the coming days, I’ll also be providing
some unofficial/official suggestions for visitors from out of town to
do on Sunday. We may even work up some tours if there is an interest.
Watch BlogNashville.org for more
you are a blogger in Nashville and would like to volunteer at one of
the “fun” non-conference events or activities, e-mail me. Mark you
calendars for Friday night, May 6, and Saturday night, May 7. If
you’d like to host a tour on Sunday, also let me know.
If you want
to attend the conference, you need to sign
up. The conference is free,
but space is limited.
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