Atlanta’s “World of Coke” Houses History, Fun, & a BIG Secret

  This past Fall I was able to attend the "Conversations With Coca-Cola" blogging conference, in downtown Atlanta.  On the agenda, a tour of their notorious museum World of Coke. Between the fascination with Coca-Cola's secret formula to the impressive story of this beverage giant enduring and growing to become the world's largest (500 beverage brands in 200 countries) - there's a whole lot of interesting history to behold here. I'm going to try and give you a photo walking tour of the fun exhibits we were able to take in at World of Coke, along with relaying a couple of the stories that our Coca-Cola Historian tour guide told us along the way. World of Coke ~ Coke Polar Bear Character Greeting No doubt it's the grown-up-kid, Disney-World-lover in me... but I was awfully excited about getting to meet the Coca-Cola Polar Bear.  When you first walk in to the main central area of the museum, there is a gorgeous central atrium. On the main floor is … [Read more...]

Best of Conversations With Coca-Cola Blogging Conference #CCLP

Last week I was invited as a guest of Coca-Cola to attend one of their regional blogging conferences, at their headquarters in Atlanta, GA.  They cut us Western U.S. bloggers  some slack by starting at 9:30 a.m. on the first day (time zone!).  But after that, it was full steam ahead with a packed schedule over the next two days. This is the first expenses-paid blogging event that I have been invited to, so other than a fun little mom getaway I wasn't sure what I'd be taking away from the experience.  It ended up being as beneficial as it was enjoyable, so I wanted to share with you the best of what I learned. What I Learned - How You Get Invited to a Blogging Conference When I received my email invite to attend the Conversations With Coca-Cola blogging conference, I already knew a good deal about the event.  I'd caught wind of the #CCLP hashtag on Twitter during a previous conference, watched some of my attending friends tweets, and shook my head in awe, pondering, "How … [Read more...]