Best Outdoor and Fitness Blogging Conferences for 2019

Photo courtesy of    Outdoor Retailer

Photo courtesy of Outdoor Retailer

Whether you’re an online store, gym, influencer or tech company, there’s one thing in common that all should be doing: blogs.

Many times overlooked, blogs help boost SEO, Google rankings, drive leads, engage audiences, and build brand awareness—part of your marketing strategy that shouldn’t be dismissed. So, if you’re trying to figure out how to start your brand’s blog or looking for ways to grow it, here are the best outdoor and fitness blogging conferences for 2019.

Outdoor Retailer Snow Show

January 30 to February 1, 2019
Denver, Colorado

The Outdoor Retailer Snow Show is one of the largest outdoor retail events. Meet with brands to see the latest gear and technology. Sit in sessions to learn how to build your brand, discuss hot topics in the outdoor space, network and more.

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BlogHer Conference

January 24 to 25, 2019
Los Angeles, California

Join the healthy conversation. BlogHer Conference is a 1.5-day event for female content creators in the health & wellness space. In this conference, you’ll learn the roadmaps to blogging, innovation and more.


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Running USA Industry Conference

February 10 to 12, 2019
San Juan, Puerto Rico

The Running USA Industry Conference is an annual event that brings running experts, race directors, marketers, writers, and brands together to learn the best practices, where the sport is going and more. What attend? To get the ins and outs of this sport, network and develop story ideas for your blog.

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March 8 to 17, 2019
Austin, Texas

At SXSW, there’s an endless amount of information and innovation to digest at the conferences and workshops. This event is great for bloggers and brands because of the unlimited amounts of content ideas you can get from the exhibit, shows, and sessions.

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April 23 to 26, 2019
Minneapolis, Minnesota
ConFab is a 3-day conference for anyone who works with content, from UX designers to content markets. With a lineup of top leading experts, learn how to make your blog effective and transactional.

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Outdoor Retailer Summer

June 18 to 20, 2019
Denver, Colorado

One of the largest trade shows in North America, Outdoor Retailer Summer Market is all about learning new products, discover just-launching brands, networking with influencers, stakeholders and decision makers. Plus, there are excellent panels to educate you about the outdoor industry.

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IDEA World Fitness BlogFest

June 27 to 30, 2019
Anaheim, California

Created to give fitness, wellness and nutrition bloggers a place to learn from experts, network, and grow, the IDEA World Fitness BlogFest is one conference you don’t want to miss. This sold-out, invite-only conference is a four-day, action-packed event that offers in-depth blogging sessions, celebrity workouts and exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the largest fitness conference in the world, IDEA World Convention®.

Note: Due to its high demand, you need to apply for registration.

#blogfest #sweatpink #ideaworld

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US Trail Running Conference

October 9 to 12, 2019
Estes Park, Colorado

Dedicated to trail running, the 2019 US Trail Running Conference covers 3.5 days to all things outdoors and running. This unique event is an exceptional opportunity to learn, network, and talk about all things trail running. From influencers to thought leaders in the field, this is a place to learn the trends and what’s the next big thing in the outdoor world.

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The Running Event

December 3 to 6, 2019
Austin, Texas

Whether you’re a brand or an individual blogger, if you’re in the running, wellness or fitness space, this is one event you’ll want to put on your calendar. The Running Event brings together running brands, marketing professionals and writers to learn the latest trends and innovations in the running world—plus, it’s a great conference to network and build story ideas.

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