Ask An Expert!

There’s something new happening at the upcoming conference that we’re really excited about: Ask An Expert Tables. Happening during the third session of roundtables on Thursday of the event, this is your chance to have a one-on-one conversation with an industry expert on topics like blogging, site design, event planning, business legalities, and your brand. 

Much like the Help Desks of past conferences, but now more of them! Come prepared to get personalized advice from the best in the biz. 


We’re delighted to welcome this brand new sponsor to Alt Summit! is a domain seller, serviced by, where you can register your .blog domain extension. .blog domain extensions were recently introduced, and have only been available to the public since November 21st, 2016. It is a standard and open domain extension, so .blog domains work just like any other domain, such as .com or .xyz. will be printing your Instagram and Twitter photos during Thursday night’s TASK party! Simply include #getdotblog on your Instagram or Twitter posts between 7-10pm on Thursday night. Your prints will be available within a minute at the table during the party. 

Every .blog is a story. Tell yours. 

Minted, the world’s most vibrant art marketplace, is excited to see you at Alt! We’re over the moon they’ll be joining us again. To see what makes Minted special, stop by their booth and explore the Minted Gallery, featuring limited edition art from the world’s best independent artists, styled uniquely for you. Whatever your style, they’ll bring it to life. 

Bring a picture of your room to receive a complimentary consultation with a Minted art stylist at their booth, and an at-home offer for free personalized wall art styling--a $79 value!

Attendees can also learn more about Minted Commissioned Originals. You’ll get to work directly with one of Minted’s independent artists to create an original piece just for you! Start with a photo of a loved one, a favorite thing, or your room decor to receive a custom work of art as unique you are. Stop by the Minted booth to meet Minted artist, Jaime Derringer, and receive a complimentary original commissioned artwork. Jaime will be creating one-of-a-kind pieces for attendees on a first-come, first-served basis between 10:15am-12:15pm on Wednesday, February 1st and Thursday, February 2nd.

Announcing more fantastic humans we can’t wait to see on the keynote stage! 

Christiane Lemieux
Christiane is a design entrepreneur. She is Founder of the new lifestyle brand LEMIEUX et CIE and Co-Founder of Cloth and Company. Prior to starting her new company, Christiane was the Founder of DwellStudio which was purchased by Wayfair, the world’s largest online home furnishings retailer, in 2013. Christiane also served as Creative Director at Wayfair until late 2015 when she chose to exit to start her new brand. Lemieux authored her first book to critical acclaim in 2011, titled UNDECORATE. Random House/Clarkson Potter published Christiane’s second book titled THE FINER THINGS in September 2016. Recently, Christiane entered the television space as Co-Host and judge on “Ellen’s Design Challenge” - a furniture design competition show on HGTV. Lemieux was recently selected as one of Fortune’s 2012 'Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs.’ Christiane is a graduate of Parsons School of Design and Queen’s University in Canada. Lemieux resides in New York City with her husband and two children.

Katie Hintz-Zambrano
Katie is the co-founder of Mother, a lifestyle site for modern moms. Immediately after having her first child, Katie noticed a gaping hole in the market for a full-service, style-centric parenting site, which lead to the birth of in 2014. An S.F.-based journalist by way of NYC, her work has also appeared on Refinery29, Marie Claire, Vogue,, Elle, Nylon, i-D, New York Magazine, Details, and many others. In the fall of this year she will debut a smart + cool conference for mothers, based in the Bay Area.

Bonnie Tsang
Bonnie is a creative director and photographer with a focus on interiors, portraits, travel and food. With a keen eye for beautiful things, she is also a curator and visual social media consultant for which Time Magazine has named her as one of the "Top 30 Pinterest Curators to Follow". She has spoken at conferences such as SXSW and taught classes from her expertise in photography and social media. In 2015, she was invited to The White House by Michelle Obama to preview the state china and have a discussion on social media.