Spring fling &

Progressive tweet Up


April 15 in Sanford @ the Center of Wellness

Part 1 - Speaker Presentations: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Part 2 - Progressive Tweet Up: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Part 3 - "Art is a Drag Show" 9:00 pm (discounted tickets sold separately)


Part 1: The Speakers

From 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm at the Center of Wellness.


"Widgets & Gadgets" with Professor Josh:

Josh Murdock

Josh Murdock

Josh Murdock, known as Professor Josh, is an instructional designer, professor, community organizer, blogger, and all around geek. He been in higher education for over 19 years, including teaching educational technology and social networking currently at Valencia College for the last 13 years. Connect with Josh at ProfessorJosh.com and eatmoreofit.com His motto: Engage, Excite, Educate!

Josh's Session:

Professor Josh shares the latest and greatest apps, plugins and technology tools to make creating awesome, shareable content faster and easier.

"Creating a Community that Pays to Be involved" with Kristin Manieri 

Kristen Manieri

Kristen Manieri

Kristen Manieri is the founder and Editor of Orlando Date Night Guide; a local website that has grown to over 1.6 million annual page views, 50,000 social media followers and over $100,000 in annual revenue. Kristen is also a prolific freelance magazine writer with work appearing in local, national and international publications on topics including travel, restaurants and health. In 2016, Kristen was named Orlando’s Best Blogger by Orlando Magazine and 40 under 40 by Orlando Business Journal. 

Kristen's Session:

Kristen shares the strategies she used to create a fiercely loyal readership and build a community that was ready to pay to be involved with her Discovery Club.

"Life After the Fall" with Mark Baratelli

Mark Baratelli

Mark Baratelli

Since 2007, The Daily City's owner Mark Baratelli has written 10,000 blog posts about local life in Orlando. In addition to blogging, he created the nation's first touring food truck event. It brings 39 small businesses to 10 Central Florida towns every month. For this he was inducted into Orlando Sentinel's prestigious Culinary Hall of Fame and was named one of Orlando Business Journal's 40 Under 40. 

Mark's Session:

Mark explains what it was like to be number one, fall, and get back up again. He shares how he persevered by focusing on making a difference in his community.

Part 2: The Progressive Tweet Up

From 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm in the historic downtown

After the speaker presentations, we'll hit the town to explore and tweet up the historic shops, restaurants, and celebrated art galleries with Sanford's April Art Walk, featuring 7 different venues. Plus The Daily City's Food Truck Bazaar will be on-hand for some yummy food!

Part 3: The Art is a Drag Show

Starting at 9 pm at the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center

The Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center is featuring the "Art is a Drag Show." Spring Fling attendees get a discounted ticket of $18 if they show their conference name tag. (Show is restricted to 18-years-old and up)

Photo from Art is a Drag

Photo from Art is a Drag