Last day to comment for a chance to win a free ticket to The Southern C Summit in Nashville!!!!!


Who wants to hit Music City?

You all know I am a HUGE fan of The Southern C and this amazing network of the south. The two previous Summits have been incredibly inspiring, informative and loads of fun. I will not miss one ever if I can help it.  I have learned so much on building my brand through these events as well as having made a whole new network of friends.  

I usually have to come in a day early and stay a day late because of all the trouble we seem to get into on these excursions such as shopping, dining at the hottest spots, and late night networking. 


The Southern C Summit is letting The English Room give away a ticket.  Here is the scoop:

1. Become a Southern C member HERE

2. Write a comment on my blog with your favorite post or aspect of The Southern C.

3. Like The Southern C and The English Room on Facebook.

4. Polish your cowboy boots and wait anxiously for the winner announcement on September 24th.


Be sure to tell your friends too.

I will be choosing a winner based on the comment that most exudes the desire to come join in the fun.

Need more reasons why you and your brand NEED to be there?  Here are the top 10:

Cheri & Whitney’s Top Ten Reasons to Attend The Southern C Summit in Nashville

1.  It’s Nashville!  Need we say more? 

2.  Our venue is beyond cool! Ruby Nashville is located on the edge of Hillsboro Village, surrounded by Fannie Mae Dees Park (aka Dragon Park) and across the street from the Vanderbilt.  The space has been referred to as contemporary, industrial, historic and natural – almost anything other than institutional.  It is housed in what used to be a Primitive Baptist Church (constructed 1945).

3.  Our host hotel,  The Loews Vanderbilt, is the only AAA Four-Diamond hotel
in Tennessee for over 28 consecutive years and they just completed its $17
million renovation in July 2013! Swank! 

4.  Can we say VIP?  Take a chartered shuttle (ie. party bus) to Fontanel
and get your Goo Goo on as you sip some Whisper Creek Tennessee SippingCream.  Third time Summit attendee and Goo Goo Cluster Marketing Director Beth Sachan is cooking up a fun plan with the Whisper Creek folks for a big time on the bus!

5.  Can we say double VIP?  Go on a private tour of the Southern Living Idea House and hear from the big man himself… Editor-In-Chief Lindsay Bierman!

6.  The Southern Living Idea House will be decorated for Christmas… squeal!

7.  Two words:  Come hungry!  From Callie’s Charleston Biscuits Breakfast to lunch from Nashville favorites (shrimp & grits from The Southern!) to delicious desserts provided by Husk Restaurant and Grey Ghost Bakery to freshly made pralines prepared by Epting Events and featuring Schermer Pecans, be ready to eat!

8.  All together now… SWAG BAG!  No more words necessary 🙂

9.  Educational sessions focusing on social media and marketing strategies with award-winning internet consultant and nationally acclaimed speaker Ryan Dorhn of Brain Swell Media,  Southern Living Homes Editor Jennifer Kopf, culinary author & food stylist Libbie Summers and lifestyle blogger Cassie Kelley of Womanista–Inspiring panel discussions withLeapfrog PR,  Green Olive Media and Recipe for Press author Amy Flurry with Nan Myers, event designer & owner of Firefly boutique

 10.  We have some surprises in store for you!


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  • September 24, 2013

    I think the concept of the Southern C blog is brilliant and would love, love, love to join you for the summit in Nashville! Two of my favorite blogs were Orange is the New Black… you know I adore orange and used it as a primary color for Leigh Deux! I also enjoyed the 5 Favorite Fabrics blog…as a newbie to textile design and manufacturing, I am super interested to learn where designers acquire their inspiration for fabrics… how trends develop and what makes certain fabric so appealing. The timing is good for Leigh Deux to begin developing a blog for our new brand as we plan to roll out our new website in early 2014! I have so much to learn and have really been impressed with your foray into the blog technology!! So pick me, choose me, let is be ME that goes with you to Nashville. I have all sorts of cool ideas for how to get YOU involved with Leigh Deux! Plus, I have 6 different pairs of cowboy boots that need some serious action. XOXO – Leigh

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