You have a ticket to BlogPodium? YAY! Not only do you get to attend our pretty cool panel discussion, and keynote address by Nicole Balch from Making it Lovely, you get to mix and mingle with the following AWESOME companies who have booths at our event. Our tip is to familiarize yourself with the companies - perhaps prepare a letter that you can give them introducing you and your blog.
PARA PAINTS - Title Sponsor
PARA Paints has been an industry leader with a steadfast commitment to providing quality products and leading edge colour décor trend advice to the Canadian designer, contractor and consumer since 1915. PARA Paints is 100% committed to Canada’s design blogger community and the proud title sponsor of BlogPodium. PARA Paints has a steadfast commitment to remain market leaders in the paint industry and continue to inspire Canadians as the professional choice for designers and homeowners alike. PARA Paints is available at Lowe’s, leading paint and decorating retailers across Canada.
EQ3 Furniture - Event Sponsor
As a Canadian-based company, EQ3 designs, manufactures and sells modern living, dining, bedroom, and office pieces with accessories to complete the look. You’ll also find iconic brands like Herman Miller, Vitra and Alessi. EQ3 has 11 retail stores in Canada and the US, with a 12th location opening summer 2012 in Toronto’s Liberty Village.
Delta Faucet - Event Sponsor
The leading choice of North America’s builders and homeowners, Delta delivers exceptionally well-made, stylish faucets and related kitchen and bath accessories. Delta products feature a unique combination of stylish looks and excellent quality. And we’re always looking to meet new bloggers! For more information, visit deltafaucet.ca
Blurb® - Event Sponsor
Blurb® is a creative publishing and marketing platform that unleashes the creative genius inside everyone. Blurb’s platform makes it easy to design, publish, market and sell professional-quality print and ebooks. Great for bloggers too! Just fire up the BookSmart application, choose “New Book...” in the File menu and start the Blog Slurper. You’ll have the option of choosing which blog, entries, and comments you want to slurp. (Blurb currently supports Blogger, LiveJournal, WordPress, and TypePad.)
***Special Offer for Blog Podium Attendees**** Visit the Blurb booth to receive your $40 coupon for you to use on Blurb. Make a Blurb book, on us!
HOMESENSE Event Sponsor
Special Note: HomeSense does not have a traditional booth at our event, but is sponsoring something very special for our attendees at the event.
Since 2001, HomeSense has been offering Canadians brand name and designer home décor as well as unique accessories from around the world, all for 20 - 60% less than department or specialty stores prices. Today, HomeSense has 90 locations across the country. Keep up with the latest HomeSense news at Facebook.com/HomeSense and @HomeSense on Twitter. Pssst! You can also visit our exclusive online showroom (for media access only!) to instantly download professional photography and seasonal trend information from HomeSense at www.onlineshowroom.ca (media login spring2012)!
HOME DEPOT - Event Sponsor
The Home Depot won't have a booth, but they will have representatives at the Meet & Greet.
From expert knowledge to innovative products, The Home Depot Canada offers Canadians More Saving and More Doing! Whether looking to redo your kitchen, plant a garden or understand how to work your drill, The Home Depot can help. For design and DIY ideas visit www.homedepot.ca <http://www.homedepot.ca> and check out the selection of how-to videos and unique project ideas complete with step-by-step instructions.
Benjamin Moore & Co., a Berkshire Hathaway company, founded in 1883 is one of the country's leading manufacturers of premium quality residential, commercial and industrial maintenance paints and coatings, with an offering of 3,300 colours that are distributed via a network of independent paint and decorating retailers throughout North America.
At Indigo we are about telling stories and creating experiences. With books always at our heart and soul, we are Canada’s largest purveyor of ideas and inspiration to enrich your life, with books, specialty toys, gifts and lifestyle enhancing products that affordably offer intrinsic quality, beauty and timelessness of design. The online channel, www.indigo.ca <http://www.indigo.ca> , features books, eBooks, toys, music and DVDs, and hosts the award winning Indigo Online Community.
Twitter: @westelm, @ngazmen
Posterjack.ca is an online company that transforms Canadians' digital photos into big, bold, vibrant artwork. Posterjack.ca has a wide variety of products from posters to canvas, peel n' stick, metal, acrylic and now BirchWood prints. For photography tips and the latest news follow us on Facebook.com/Posterjack and @PosterjackDotCa on Twitter.
SheBlogs Media is the only ad network created specifically for Canadian women bloggers and online communities. At SheBlogs Media we know that the present and future of the web lies in content driven by individuals. Through relevant integrated marketing campaigns, SheBlogs creates a conduit between big brands and Canada's social media influencers. SheBlogs represents the most impactful online destinations - independent properties with unique content and loyal audiences.
Explore the world of GEOVIN and you’ll discover a rich heritage of craftsmanship, innovation, and passion for excellence in furniture design. Every collection tells a story. Every detail is considered. In a dynamic new approach to furniture design and manufacturing GEOVIN combines a new sense of urban modernism with traditional respect for solid craftsmanship and quality.
GlucksteinHome is an affordable line of designer-driven home furnishings created by renowned interior designer Brian Gluckstein. The line spans several lifestyle collections, ranging from traditional to modern, each designed to reflect the customer’s personal style. GlucksteinHome is available in Canada exclusively at the Bay and Home Outfitters and in the United States at Lord & Taylor Home stores and furniture retailers across the country.