And you thought Tillamook just made cheese. Did you know Tillamook makes ice cream, too?
Yep. And 27 flavors at last count. And earlier this week, Sacramento Bloggers joined Tillamook at Thinkhouse Collective for an evening of social media tips and ice cream.
The evening kicked off with a greeting from the awesome Tillamook brand ambassadors (and the Yum Bus!) who are coincidentally in Sacramento right now for their Loaf Love Tour.
To see where the Yum Bus is right now, you can follow Tillamook on Twitter.
Tillamook’s Marketing Manager, Gillian Kennedy, gave a fantastic presentation on Visual Voice, providing insight into how some of the larger corporations, including Tillamook, use social media successfully.
Gillian, who has previously spoken at venues like SXSW, had also reviewed the blogs of those attending, incorporated them into her presentation, and demonstrated how some of our bloggers were using visual voice in an effective way. She gave us a virtual training session on marketing with social media. (Follow Gillian Kennedy on Twitter).
Then Katie (Tillamook’s Marketing Coordinator) and Kelly (from Soda Pop PR) ran the Ice Cream Social and Sandwich Making Contest portion of the evening where bloggers tasted and voted on their favorite flavor, as well as creating ice cream sandwiches, taking photos of their creations and posting them on Instagram to enter the contest.
The winning entry? Food, Love and Tradition:
The favorite flavor of the evening? Fireside S’mores. Which, by the way, is not currently available in Sacramento and was therefore shipped from Tillamook especially for the event. As were Gillian, Katie and Kelly.
Many thanks to Gillian Kennedy, Kelly Phelan, and Katie Weltner for traveling to Sacramento and putting on what was virtually a mini blog conference.
We’d also like to thank all the Tillamook brand ambassadors who parked it on the sidewalk and represented with enthusiasm and pride. (Follow @MontereyMatt and @CheesyDeeLLT on Twitter as they travel the country on the #loveloaf tour.)
All the above photographs were taken by Marita of Food Love & Tradition. Thank you, Marita! Also? No wonder she won the Instagram contest! This is Marita’s co-blogger for Food Love & Tradition, Bridget:
Check out what other bloggers had to say about this event by clicking on the links below. If you blogged about the event, be sure to submit your link (URL to specific post).
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