SOURCE: Foodbuzz

Foodbuzz

September 16, 2010 11:23 ET

Foodbuzz Announces Second Annual Blogger Festival

#1 Online Food Property Brings Together Food Bloggers From Around the World to Celebrate Amazing Food, Unique Events and Unforgettable Experiences; BUITONI, Electrolux Appliances, Ghirardelli, Nature's Pride® Bread Among Top Sponsors

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - September 16, 2010) -  Following the tremendous success of last year's inaugural festival, Foodbuzz, now the top online food property and largest social network for foodies, announced details for the Second Annual Foodbuzz Blogger Festival -- a one-of-a-kind event that brings together top food bloggers to network and nosh over amazing food on one unforgettable weekend. The festival will take place November 5-7, 2010 in San Francisco, California. Several distinguished Foodbuzz brand partners will participate as sponsors of the event including BUITONI, Electrolux Appliances, Ghirardelli, Nature's Pride® breadColumbia Crest Wines and Alaska Seafood®, among others.

Over the course of three days, hundreds of top food bloggers from around the world will participate in a variety of events focused on a shared love of food and blogging, including cooking demonstrations and a tasting pavilion. 

"The Foodbuzz Blogger Festival offers a terrific opportunity for brands to take their online blogger engagement programs to the next level with a unique offline experience that further enhances the relationships between our Foodbuzz Featured Publishers and partner brands," said Ben Dehan, CEO of Foodbuzz. "Having received overwhelmingly positive feedback from sponsors and bloggers who attended last year's event, the Second Annual Foodbuzz Blogger Festival is sure to be another amazing weekend." 

"Foodbuzz provides each brand sponsor strategic counseling to build and execute the finest interactive event experience," said Natalie Jones, Vice President of Sales for Foodbuzz. "Following the event, we deliver a robust report to measure the effectiveness of a brand's performance against its investment objectives."

For more information on the Second Annual Foodbuzz Blogger Festival (#fbzfest), including a tentative schedule of events, how to register to attend, highlights from last year and sponsorship information, visit http://www.foodbuzz.com/pages/festival

The news of the festival comes on the heels of the announcement last month that Foodbuzz is now the number one online food property -- surpassing FoodNetwork.com and Allrecipes.com -- according to Quantcast, a third-party traffic measurement service. Foodbuzz has signed exclusive partnerships with more than 4,000 editorially vetted, high quality food bloggers and now reaches more than 13 million global unique users monthly. These accomplishments marked two significant milestones for three-year-old Foodbuzz as it becomes the largest food social media outlet and most compelling brand engagement solution for advertisers looking to execute influential and memorable marketing campaigns online.

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About Foodbuzz Inc.
Foodbuzz is the largest online food community and the fastest growing food property on the web reaching 13 million people each month, according to Quantcast. Foodbuzz has exclusive partnerships with more than 4,000 food bloggers and provides a social media platform for users around the world to interact and share their food experiences. The company also partners with hundreds of brands to provide a comprehensive brand engagement platform featuring contextual display advertising, content sponsorships and blogger outreach. With more than 3 million food blog posts curated by its blogger community, Foodbuzz has quickly become the essential resource for anyone looking for the best food content online -- real people, real food, real time. The company is based in San Francisco and is a 2010 OMMA nominee for Online Advertising Creativity in the Sponsorship category.

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