The content creator and influencer marketing industry reached $16.4 billion in 2022, and is continuing to increase in 2023.

Your food content is valuable. And we are here to show you how to run a successful food blog and content creator business.

Welcome to Tastemaker Conference, the premier food blogger conference and community for content creators.

Tastemaker Conference is the premier food blogger conference and community for food content creators. It is a place where food bloggers and content creators don’t just meet, they make. You will make contact with incredible brands and foodies. You will make career goals attaining invaluable information on the business aspects of the industry. Most importantly, you will make lifelong connections in a community of like-minded creatives who want to influence the world with their gift for food.

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  • Join us on March 2-3, 2023

    • Tastemaker Conference 2023 will be held at the beautiful Revel Motor Row, a historic city landmark in downtown Chicago.
    • Registration includes breakfast, lunch, amazing snacks, beverages, and happy hour.
    • Receive $150+ full size swag bag from brand sponsors in our shoppable swag.
    • When you register for a ticket, you also get a free media ticket to The Inspired Home Show, which takes place on March 4-7, 2023 at neighboring McCormick Place—double the perks and access to thousands of brands and networking opportunities!

  • Valuable Education

    • There are 30+ classes, workshops, panels, and keynotes that focus on the topics of SEO + tech, revenue + business growth, content creation, and mindset + DEI.
    • Once the conference concludes, relax and unwind on one of our foodie excursions, where together we explore Chicago’s history and its amazing food scene. Enjoy delicious food and even better company with your Tastemaker friends.

  • Amazing Networking & Sponsors

    Network with like-minded foodies who will help take your business to new heights. Also visit with over 40+ brands (plus access to 100+ brands from the Show) who are looking to work with content creators, teach you about their products, and provide amazing swag. Enjoy all the experiences of connection that are specific to our conference.

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Meet the

  • Andrew Wilder

    Andrew Wilder is the founder of NerdPress, a digital agency that provides WordPress maintenance and support services for publishers and small businesses, placing an emphasis on site speed, stability, and security. He has been building, fixing, and maintaining websites since 1998, and has spoken on a wide variety of technical topics (in plain English!) at conferences such as WordCamp LAX, the International Association of Culinary Professionals, Food & Wine, Techmunch, BlogHer, BlogHer Food, and Mediavine.

  • Evelyn Williams

    Evelyn Williams is a Culinary Consultant who is on a mission to help women live, cook, and work on their own terms! Through her career, Evelyn has worked as a personal chef, caterer, cooking school manager, culinary instructor, executive chef, pastry chef, food blogger, and brand ambassador. She has assisted various celebrity chefs such as Oprah’s private chef Art Smith. Evelyn has also cooked for Grammy Award winner Sheryl Crow, Food Network’s Giada DeLaurentis, author & pastor Sarah Jakes Roberts.

    Evelyn is a cookbook author, host of the Eat Out at Home podcast, and creator of several web-based video series. She currently spends her time conducting online cooking classes and workshops, and consults with corporate professionals who are transitioning into culinary entrepreneurship. When Evelyn is not cooking or consulting, she spends her time teaching entrepreneurs, creatives, and influencers how to prioritize their self-care.

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Tastemaker Conference is the place to meet and make connections. We offer unique experiential marketing opportunities for food, tech, and houseware companies, who want to network and partner with influential food bloggers and content creators.

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Tastemaker Collaborative

We believe in collaboration over competition. Tastemaker Collaborative is our free online membership for food bloggers and creators that provides a space for meaningful connection. Join us for free access to monthly masterclasses and conversations, online events and workshops, and access to a community of like-minded foodies (outside of social media!) to support you as your build your business. If there is one thing we have learned, it’s that our relationships are the key to success, and we are here to help you build them every step of the way.


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