Blogging Panel with Alice Liveing, Hannah Witton and Emma Conway

University of Birmingham's Edgbaston Park Hotel - Fry Room
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Friday 19th October 2018 (18:00-19:30)
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Blogging is growing exponentially. The number of blogs is now in the hundreds of millions, and with social media capturing over 30% of online time, they have huge marketing power. 

Join us to find out how Alice Liveing, Hannah Witton and Emma Conway, with a combined following of well over 1 million, have mastered this monumental industry.

Interested in the power of blogging? Want some tips for your blog, or advice on how to start? You can't miss Alice, Hannah and Emma sharing their stories, successes and tips on our blogging panel. 

Alice Liveing is a health and wellbeing influencer, bestselling author and Personal Trainer. Using her own experience of transforming her lifestyle, Alice has inspired a shift in the modern-day consumer’s attitude to healthy eating and exercise. She has also recently become an ambassador for women’s aid.

Encouraging people to enjoy a balanced diet and increase their activity levels, Alice’s genuine message and passion has seen her build an audience of over 600K followers and release three books; The Body Bible, Eat Well Every Day and Everyday Fitness. A qualified Personal Trainer, Alice also works with clients one to one, to help them reach their fitness goals.

Alice’s global reach has seen her appear on of leading publications globally, including Women’s Health UK and the NY Post. Alice has worked with brands including Primark, River Island, Sweaty Betty and Samsung.

Instagram: @AliceLiveing

Hannah Witton

Hannah Witton is an award-winning online creator and author, with her videos attracting 45 million views and 400k subscribers to her official YouTube channel. She is regarded as one of the UK’s leading voices covering a range of topics including sex, relationships, feminism, body image, gender and sexuality.

Hannah debuted her internationally selling book, ‘Doing It’ last year. Having sold over 16,500 copies in its first year alone, Hannah candidly explores topics such as masturbation and puberty, slut shaming and consent, as well as, how to maintain healthy relationships in a digital age. ‘Doing It’ is now available in paperback, from Spring 2018.

Hannah’s awards include ‘Best Sex and Relationships Influencer’ at the Cosmopolitan Influencer Awards 2016 and she was verified into Marie Claire’s Power List of 30 game-changing creators of 2017. She proudly works as an ambassador for Brook, the UK’s leading sexual health and wellbeing charity for young people. She was shortlisted for Young Person of the Year at FPA’s UK Sexual Health Awards. 

With her first class degree in History from the University of Birmingham, Hannah specialised in sexual history and her dissertation focused on the History of Sexology and Sex Manuals. Additionally, Hannah was a finalist in the 2013 Guardian and Oxford University Press Very Short Film Competition, where her short was on the “History of Homosexuality”.

Emma Conway

Emma Conway is one of the countries top parenting bloggers. She created the award winning blog and YouTube channel brummymummyof2 in 2013 when she was on maternity leave with two small children. She couldn’t find a space on the internet that chatted about the more realistic side of being a Mother so decided to create her own. 

Since then she has amassed a social media following of 175,000 and encourages women daily to be more open and honest about parenting. She is also an advocate for body confidence and is proud to have worked with some of the countries top brands including on her channels. As well as starring in TV and press advertising campaigns.

Her writing has been featured all over the world and in 2015 her post ’12 Signs You Are Going Out Out Mum Style’ was the top blog on The Huffington Post that year. She regularly features on the BBC to comment on everything from tantrums to playground politics, and impressed both her children when she had a role in the Oscar Nominated ‘Ferdinand’ opposite John Cena. She played the best Brummie ‘Policewoman Number 2’ that has ever has been seen on the silver screen. And made her Mum cry in the cinema as she was so proud.


The panel will be taking place in the Fry Room of the newly opened Edgbaston Park Hotel and Conference Centre, located on on Edgbaston Park Road, a five minute walk from the main campus. For directions to the Edgbaston Park Hotel please click here.