We're proud to be teaming up with General Assembly to bring you the The Business of Blogging: With Top Food Bloggers & Industry Insiders on Wednesday 30 March at 7pm.
Having a strong and effective online presence is essential and in this panel discussion, you'll learn how some of Hong Kong's leading entrepreneurs and food bloggers have harnessed the power of blogging and social media to grow their food businesses.
Speakers on the evening will include:
Lindsay Jang: Co-Founder, Yardbird + Ronin + Sunday's Grocery + MISSBISH + TOPFIT
From Edmonton to Hong Kong via New York City, Lindsay is a mother of two, a serial entrepreneur, a lifelong yoga practitioner, and a libra with classic rooster tendencies.
Derek Kean: CTO of Foodie, Cofounder and CEO of Truckily.com, Founder of Boxo.coffee
Growing up on three continents, Derek has a deep respect and love of food and adventure travel that sparks a passion to create and grow businesses in the technology and F&B sectors.
Janice Leung Hayes: Food Writer & Social Entrepreneur, Honestly Green
Janice Leung Hayes is a food writer, occasional blogger and social entrepreneur with a deep love of food - its sources, makers, sellers and eaters. Under her food sustainability platform Honestly Green, in late 2015 she launched a food-focused street market, Tong Chong Street Market in collaboration with Swire Properties.
Her written work can be found in publications such as the South China Morning Post, New York Times, Monocle, Discovery Magazine (Cathay Pacific), eater.com and more. She also contributes to a range of food & beverage awards, lists and guides.
Tara Babins: Communications and Marketing Manager, Yardbird + Ronin + Sunday's Grocery
Tara was born and raised in Canada but moved to Hong Kong via New York to run the PR and marketing for Yardbird when it opened in 2011. Today, she also manages communications for RŌNIN and Sunday's Grocery, and you can find her working the Yardbird door most nights during the week.
Nicole Fung: Founder, That Food Cray !!!, Co-Founder, MISSBISH
The panel discussion will be followed by drinks and networking.
Come and enjoy an evening of mingling, libations and good conversation all while learning how to turn your blogging or business dreams into a reality!
When: Wednesday 30 March, 7pm-9pm
Where: General Assembly Hong Kong @ Garage Sheung Wan, 19/F, 299 Queen's Road, Central Sheung Wan
How much: Free!
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