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Thursday, May 18 • 9:45am - 10:00am
*** PRESS CONFERENCE ADVISORY *** Social Media Influencers Shake Up Pet Industry

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WHAT: Official press conference at the Ninth BlogPaws 2017 Conference May18-20 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, to announce Pet Blogging and Social Media newsmakers, philanthropic platforms benefiting the human/animal bond, and exciting conference details. (Including dozens of influential pets on site) 

WHO: BlogPaws is a pet-friendly, three-day conference jam packed with educational sessions led by top professionals, networking with influencers, a busy exhibit hall, exciting brand events , and lots of pets. Pets remain at the heart of everything BlogPaws does. 

WHEN: Thursday, May 18th at 9:45 a.m. 

WHERE: Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel, 2010 N. Oak St., Myrtle Beach, SC 

WHY: This pet-welcoming extravaganza unites 500 of the pet industry’s top influencers and key bloggers and social media influencers from around the country (and world) convening for a yearly conference of networking, monetization, learning, and more. 

State of the (pet blogging) union, Q&A with newsmakers, and more.  Exclusive Red Carpet Blogger Awards Ceremony takes place Saturday evening, May 20th. Designed to honor the best of the best in the pet blogging and social media world, 56 finalists in 14 categories are selected for their expertise, creativity, performance and achievements by a panel of industry professionals 

In an effort to reduce the carbon footprint and pawprint of all guests, BlogPaws, Only Natural Pet, and the Pet Sustainability Coalition (PSC) have partnered for our third zero-waste initiative at the 9th Annual BlogPaws Conference in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. 

MEDIA AND PHOTO OPS:  By media invitation only, Thursday, May 18th at 9:45 a.m. Exhibit hall opens immediately thereafter. Photos and further information available on request.  BlogPaws team members are available to comment on the pet industry, pets as family members, blogging and pet influencers, and any other pet-related story angle. 

ABOUT BLOGPAWS:  Founded in 2009 by three dedicated pet lovers and bloggers, BlogPaws is the go-to resource for pet bloggers and social media enthusiasts looking to build their online presence, enhance their social networks, and support animal shelters and rescues around the world. The BlogPaws community also serves to connect pet bloggers and social media influencers with brands eager to connect with the vocal pet blogging community. BlogPaws is owned by Pet360, Inc. – a division of PetSmart. 


Media Contact:

Carol Bryant

BlogPaws Marketing and Social Media Manager




Thursday May 18, 2017 9:45am - 10:00am EDT
Exhibit Hall