Organizers of an annual conference for at-home fathers will again try to host an in-person event in 2021. The National At-Home Dad Network recently put tickets on sale for HomeDadCon 2021, scheduled for Oct 14-16 in Cincinnati, the same locale where the previous year's conference was set to take place. Health and safety concerns from the COVID-19 pandemic caused the nonprofit organization to scrub the autumn 2020 in-person event for an online only version dubbed DadCon@Home 2020. The 2020 event would have been the support-and-advocacy network's 25th annual in-person gathering. Instead, … [Read more...]
The annual conference for at-home fathers comes directly to the living rooms, kitchen tables and man caves of its target audience starting Friday night as the ongoing COVID19 pandemic has shifted the yearly gathering from a hotel meeting hall to an online event. DadCon@Home 2020, a conference for men who are the primary caretakers of their children, kicks off Friday with a 9 p.m. Eastern time virtual social event and then offers content to attendees Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. EDT. It replaces HomeDadCon, a three-day event that had been planned for the coming weekend in Cincinnati. … [Read more...]
The venue may now be virtual but this week's Dad 2.0 fatherhood conference appears primed to delivery its usual mix of content about the dad side of modern parenting at home and how it fits in the world of business and marketing. The Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 2020, conference -- billed as an event for marketers, social media influencers, writing parents and regular dads to discuss modern fatherhood -- was originally slated to take place in Los Angeles. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic forced organizers to announce this summer that it would shift to an online format and be christened Dad 2.0 … [Read more...]
The COVID-19 pandemic claimed two more victims recently -- two major annual fatherhood conferences. However, both will be resurrected in an online "virtual" format. Organizers of HomeDadCon, a gathering of at-home fathers, and Dad 2.0, a more marketing/branding oriented event, called off in-person events scheduled for this October. However, each group has decided to pivot to digital versions of their fatherhood conferences where participants can watch and listen to presentations and socialize via video conferencing. (DISCLOSURE: City Dads Group has been a long-time sponsor and partner … [Read more...]
Dad 2.0, the conference for fathers wanting to participate in a conversation about the changing voice and perception of modern fatherhood, will bring its usual strong lineup of speakers and panelists for professional and personal development to Washington, D.C., next month.
Organizers of the event, dubbed Dad 2.020 for its ninth year, recently announced many of the topics to be discussed at the summit, slated for Feb. 27-29, 2020, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel.