SNAP! Speaker Announcement

Wow. We are humbled, grateful and excited about the many individuals who have applied to participate as speakers at SNAP! Going through the 200 plus applications that we received, creating classes and developing the perfect panels has taken far more time than we had imagined. Though we still have speakers to extend invitations to and confirm, we know you're anxious to learn who will be joining us. So without further ado, we'd like to introduce you to the first group of speakers who will be joining us next April. We anticipate making additional announcements as early as next week! Amy … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays Ticket Giveaway

The holidays are upon us and we’ve decided to celebrate! No matter what you’re celebrating this season, we hope you will join us in participating in the Between now and Christmas Eve, we are giving away 12 full conference tickets to SNAP! Woot! Woot! Each day one team member will be hosting a giveaway. Schedule Dec. 8     Tauni, SNAP! Dec. 9     Mique, Thirty Handmade Days Dec. 12   Mandi, Vintage Revivals Dec. 13   Amy, The Idea Room Dec. 14   Char, Crap I’ve Made Dec. 15   Kendra, My Insanity Dec. 16   Lara, Less Cake {More Frosting}  Dec. 19   Jen, Tatertots and Jello Dec. 20   Shelley, … [Read more...]

#SNAPChat. Your Ticket to a FREE Ticket

Twitter is kinda my favorite social media tool. It's short, sweet and provides endless opportunities for learning  and building great friendships... Would you believe that I met every member on the SNAP team on Twitter first?! It's true. And even though we've all since met in person, Twitter keeps us in touch and provides an opportunities to connect. After a great deal of thought and consideration, we have decided to host a weekly Twitter chat connecting via #SNAPChat. The Details Beginning Thursday, Nov. 17 at 10:30 a.m. MST (12:30 p.m. EST/9:30 a.m. PST) and continuing weekly, #SNAPChat … [Read more...]

SNAP! Speakers

After two months, more than 100 speaker applications and even more topic suggestions, we have reached our deadline and the search for speakers and topics is closed. We received some really great topic suggestions and are incorporating many of your ideas into our schedule and course offerings. We will be hosting classes on everything from basic blogging tips and photography to some incredible hands on workshops! And the speaker applications! Wow!!! To say that we are amazed is an absolute understatement!!! Honestly, we are humbled by the caliber and quality of applicants who have offered … [Read more...]

Location, Location, Location

  Finding the perfect venue is integral to a fantastic event. We wanted to take our time and we wanted to make sure that we did things right. After chatting, visiting, negotiating and talking some more, we finally settled on the perfect location for SNAP! Conveniently located along the Wasatch Front (about 35 min. from Salt Lake International Airport) in between Salt Lake and Utah Counties, Thanksgiving Point provides the best possible location for SNAP! With fifty-five acres of gardens, four and a half miles of walking trails, incredible dining, shopping and … [Read more...]

Oh SNAP! We’ve declared a winner!

Decisions, decisions. Some decisions certainly do not come easily...The SNAP! team members votes are in and we have a winner in the ticket contest... Actually, we have a tie. What to do... We're so incredibly grateful for all of your support this first month. In just 30 days, we've grown from a non-existent site to a robust site with hundreds of followers and more than 500 Facebook fans. Thank you! Plus, you know, it's a holiday... So we're giving away two tickets! The first ticket goes to Tasha at Creation Corner. The second ticket goes to Steph of Crafting in the Rain. Congratulations … [Read more...]

SNAP! Ticket Contest Final Five

Wow. We cannot believe the response our contestants have generated...After a couple of intense weeks for these ladies and one seriously close finish (the top seven were separated by one vote people) we have five finalists. Three finalists were determined by your popular vote and two were selected at random. The SNAP! team will take a close look at each of the final five contestants and select a winner. The contest winner will be announced on Monday, May 31. So, without further ado... Our first finalist is Steph from Crafting in the Rain.  Steph has been blogging since February and in just a … [Read more...]

Oh Snap, It’s a Contest Voting Begins…

Wow. We couldn't be happier with the response to our ticket contest. We hit our goal of 25 participants and have really enjoyed reviewing each and every entry as they rolled in. We have closed the collection and voting is underway - boy it's close! We will continue to take votes through Wednesday, May 25 at midnight. Please help our contestants out by taking just a minute to check out their entries and vote! You can only vote one time, so please make sure you select the right blog the first time around! We will announce the three most popular entries, along with two other randomly selected … [Read more...]

SNAP! Online Press – Week Three

To say we are grateful for all of the site referrals we're receiving would be an understatement...We sincerely love and appreciate each and every little mention and post. Yesterday, we shared a post about how to grow your Facebook page. Not going to lie, we half way wondered if you needed it. You're killing it with Facebook referrals to the site. Your mentions are resulting in thousands and thousands of page views each week. Thank you! We kind of think it's neat that we've been "pinned." Oh my goodness. Have you seen the incredible feature post Tam over at Sew Dang Cute ran? We couldn't … [Read more...]

Announcing Queen Bee Market at SNAP! & Giveaway

Photos courtesy Angry Julie The buzz about town during SNAP! the Conference April 19-21, in Salt Lake City, is bound to be our latest addition - Queen Bee Market! We are excited to partner with one of the nation's premiere handmade markets. Forget dimly lit and cramped. The hallmark of Queen Bee is the number of incredibly amazing, dramatically done vendor booths. Queen Bee Market at SNAP!, is set to showcase the very best in modern handmade, carefully selected just for you. Get ready to shop an incredible inventory of items - from jewelry and home goods to a variety of other one of a kind … [Read more...]