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My first ever food bloggers connect 2014 conference – #FBC14

For the first time ever, I finally attended the world’s leading food conference that is Food Bloggers Connect 2014. After successfully running for the past 5 years, this year theme was “pushing the boundaries”. Speakers from around the world and special guest came this year to #FBC14. I attended the full 3 days, but was it worth the £153.38? Yes and no is the answer.

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Food Bloggers Connect would be perfect for those who are just starting out and need advise and help on SEO, monetising your blog, planning your content. If you are already established then the interactive workshops and talks may not be applicable to you as it covers the basics.

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Held at the Battersea Arts Centre, I arrived early at 9am to register and attend The Mechanics of Food Writing with Monica Bhide. Monica is an excellent speaker and kept us engaged for the full two hours. Sitting in and hearing everyone else’s food writing made me push and promise myself to improve my own writing skills.

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Bethany Kehdy the founder of Food Bloggers Connect, opened the strEAT party with a toast, and vendors that fed us include. Two chicks, vegan peasant, moose maple butter, alma de cuba. Kelley D KRACKINkitchen kept Seth Troxler and us entertained also making us some delicious BBQ food for us all. Patron Tequlia kept us topped up with drinks throughout the three days.

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One of the biggest highlights had to be all the guest speakers at #FBC14, we learned a lot of invaluable information and the hall went crazy for Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi.

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Kelley D
Kelley D

Overall it was a fun experience, tummy was fed well from all the food, meeting all the friendly people and community made it a pleasant experience. Even if my feet was all sore from being there 6-10 hours a day.

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Yotam Ottolenghi & Sami Tamimi
Yotam Ottolenghi & Sami Tamimi

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Owner and author for The Food Connoisseur, foodie enthusiast & tea lady

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