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  • Join us on March 3-4, 2022

    • Tastemaker Conference 2022 takes place 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 5-8, 2022 at the 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 30+ brands—plus access to 50+ brands from the Show during a special speed networking session on the evening of March 4—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.

  • Over $5,000 in Value

    Whether you consider yourself kid chef level or a real pro, Tastemaker Conference is for all levels of experience to socialize with a community of makers, dreamers, and influencers in this impactful and memorable two-day event. It’s time to invest in yourself, and level up your food blog and content creator business.


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Refund Policy: Tickets are non-refundable, however they are transferable up to 30 days before the event, or may be used as a credit toward future events.


COVID Policy: Tastemaker Conference is following state and local guidelines and regulations for Chicago, IL. These are subject to change. Please refer to our page: COVID-19 Policies for all the details and requirements:


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What People are Saying

  • “I LOVED the conference last year. In fact, because of the conference it launched me. When I came to Tastemaker I had less than 4,000 sessions a month and had been stuck in that for a long time. Thirty days after the conference, I applied for Mediavine, and have been growing since! Yeah me! I'm super excited to come back to Tastemaker!”

    - Rebecca Johnston,
    Devour Dinner

  • Tastemaker Conference was unforgettable and incredibly valuable. I got to meet a bunch of fellow bloggers that I am friends with on social media—I got to actually meet them in person!—and they understand the challenges and wins of being a food blogger and being in the industry.

    - Kat Higashiyama,
    The Heirloom Pantry

Meet the

  • Shishir Malani,
    Google Web Creators

    Shishir Malani is a Web Ecosystem Consultant at Google where he works on technologies that help modernize the web. He has most recently been involved in the Web Stories project where he collaborates closely with publishers and creators. Shishir, using modern tools, enables his partners to craft visually compelling and narrative driven stories.

    Shishir has over 13 years of experience in the technology industry and holds a Masters in Science from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA from UC Berkeley.

  • Jenny Melrose

    Jenny Melrose is a content strategist who helps entrepreneurs better understand their messaging and unique position in the online space. She combines her passion for teaching with her extensive experience of creating strategic content for online business owners via and her podcast, Influencer Entrepreneurs with Jenny Melrose.

Our 2021


Tastemaker Conference is the place to meet and make connections. We offer unique experiential marketing opportunities for food, tech, and houseware companies, who are looking to network and partner with influential food bloggers and content creators. Please fill out our contact form to inquire about Tastemaker Conference sponsorship.

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