Jan 06, 2022 / in Media BlogUS Blog / by Rocky Parker

See the original post on Beyond Bylines.


Welcome to Blogger Events, a monthly column of what’s happening in the blog world. If you have an event you’d like featured, reach out to the Beyond Bylines team via Twitter at @BeyondBylines.

New year, new events. In our latest event roundup, we have several webinars and in-person and hybrid events that should be on your calendar.

Jan 5-8: CES

The “most influential tech event in the world” will return to Las Vegas for an in-person event in 2022. The lineup includes speakers from GM, Abbott, Instacart, T-Mobile, HBO, and more. Topics will run the tech gamut, from crypto and self-driving cars to gaming, space technology, and beyond. Due to the spread of the omicron variant, several companies have announced that they will not be attending in-person, but many more are still expected to attend.

Jan. 11: Solutions Journalism 101

This webinar, hosted by the Solutions Journalism Network, will “explore the ins and outs of solutions journalism, talk about why it’s important, explain key steps in reporting a solutions story, and share tips and resources for journalists interested in investigating how people are responding to social problems.” After that, make sure to check out other useful SJN courses covering topics like reporting on education, the economy, and health care.

Jan. 12: A Conversation on AI and Media

This webinar, sponsored by E&P, will teach media pros how artificial intelligence can improve business, help create new revenue streams, boost site traffic, and more. The free event will cover topics like AI-enabled job boards, automated AI-generated insights, and AI for podcasts.

Jan. 18: New Year, New Clients

This hour-long webinar from The Writers' Co-op will discuss ways for freelancers to find new clients in new niches, with larger budgets, and more. Tim Herrera, founder of Freelancing with Tim, will be the guest host.

Jan. 21-23: Novel Writing Virtual Conference

Tune into this virtual event from Writer's Digest to hear insights from six award-winning and best-selling authors on the finer points of how to write a novel. At the end, if you feel ready to pitch your novel, a bonus webinar will offer help for crafting a query letter for agents - and you'll get feedback from an agent! Session topics will cover character development, how to write a series, the editing process, the best writing apps, and more.

Jan. 26-27: IMM North America

Travmedia's International Media Marketplace (IMM) connects the travel industry with top journalists, editors, influencers, and broadcasters. The two-day networking event allows travel media to connect with exhibitors in one-on-one appointments to share insights, discuss trends, and hear story ideas. The event will take place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

Feb. 2-4: The Southern C Summit

The event that’s all about #ConnectCollaborateCreate will offer both in-person (Sea Island, Georgia) and virtual options in 2022. The summit is “tailored to offer a community of passionate entrepreneurs, creatives, and business owners an opportunity to connect and collaborate amongst top names in media, business, and branding online and in person.”

Make sure to bookmark our calendar of upcoming events for journalists and bloggers

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Rocky Parker is the Digital Content Lead at Cision and has been with the company since 2010. In addition to writing content for Beyond Bylines and the Cision blog, she works with journalists, bloggers, and content creators to create their targeted newsfeeds from PR Newswire for Journalists. Rocky also counsels on SEO and content writing best practices.