BLOOM 2020: An Event for New and Expecting Moms

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We are thrilled to be planning our fifth annual BLOOM – a national event for new and expecting moms! This event is geared towards moms who are currently expecting a baby, had a baby within the last year, or are planning on growing their family soon.

Check out last year’s BLOOM– see what all the fuss is about! Know that we are working our booties off to make this year bigger and better and more bountiful than ever!

We will be hosting it online in an exclusive Facebook group. It will be 7-9. We want to make sure that every one is safe as we go forward. 

At this exclusive night out:

  • ask questions of our panels of experts
  • learn about the newest must-have baby products
  • learn tips and tricks from other moms
  • glean a wealth of knowledge from healthcare professionals
  • experience the offerings of many locally owned businesses
  • get swag galore
  • enter to win spectacular giveaways
  • revel in a fabulous evening with friends, from the comfort of your own home!
BLOOM 2020

Presented by QC Moms, Genesis Birth Center , City Moms Blog Network and Hosted by our Sister Sites

Are you a business that is interested in being involved in this event? Please contact Jessica at [email protected] to learn more about our opportunities for involvement.

Please note: this page will be continuously updated as more sponsors or information is added so be sure to check back often!

Who: All Quad Cities moms (you do not have to be expecting to attend!). While this event is geared towards moms who are currently expecting a baby, had a baby within the last year, foster moms of infants, or are planning on growing their family soon through birth or adoption, all moms are welcome!

What: Bloom is a national event for new and expecting moms hosted by City Moms Collective and our sister sites, which would have been taking place in more than 50 cities across the country during the months of April and May. Last year, there were 53 host cities and over 5000 moms in attendance! This year we hosted virtual events all across the country and it was even bigger and better than ever!

Why: Whether you’re expecting for the first or third time, have a newborn at home, or are working your way through the toddler years and thinking of expanding your family in the future, this event is for you.

Come enjoy an evening of fun, educational components, giveaways and swag, and connecting moms and families to local relevant resources!

When: Thursday, November 5, 2020 from 7:00pm-9:00pm

Where: Our PRIVATE facebook group

Ticket Prices: 

  • General Admission Tulip Ticket: $22
  • General Admission Iris Ticket: $33
    • Add On Violet Pre-Natal Experience: $12
    • Add On Crocus Post-Natal Experience: $12                           
      • Join Adrienne Anderson, certified pre and post-natal corrective exercise specialist, for session on postpartum rehabilitation. No matter what your birth experience was, your body deserves an opportunity to reconnect in body, brain, and breath. 
    • Add On Peony Pregnancy Pictures: $12
      • Pose with that rock star belly in front of an adorable backdrop with Elaine, a new mom herself, of Giraffe Photography. Her skills are a head above the rest and will make you feel comfortable and beautiful as you bloom into motherhood. You’ll receive her professionally edited digital images after the event.

These are add on experiences and must be purchased in addition to either general admission ticket.

Our Tulip Tickets include the following:

  • Access to the event and our many sponsors and breakout sessions 
  • Light food, drinks, and desserts 
  • A swag bag loaded with goodies
  • THREE (3) raffle tickets to use on giveaways of your choice

Our Iris Ticket includes the following:

  • Tulip Ticket PLUS
  • Early access to our event 6-6:30 for Iris Ticketholders only
  • Amazing extra, higher value swag items in the Iris Swag Bag
  • TEN (10) raffle tickets to use on giveaways of your choice

 

Presenting Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors

 

We are delighted to welcome professionals and experts to lead breakout sessions throughout the evening. Regardless of what stage of motherhood you’re in, there’s always something to ask or something new to learn. We encourage and welcome all questions during these sessions. Thank you to our presenters below!

{Come and check back often as our panelist sponsors list will continue to grow!}

Table Sponsors

We are passionate about connecting moms to fabulous local resources and great businesses and products that we personally love. We hope that you will take the time to visit with each of these sponsors; from newborn and birth photography to local baby goods to tips for breastfeeding success, our partners are really looking forward to meeting and mingling with you all at this event! 

{stay tuned as this list continues to grow!}

Giveaway Sponsors

Giveaway Sponsors

Who doesn’t love to win amazing prizes? We have a fabulous lineup of giveaways thanks to our amazing giveaway sponsors whose logos are below. Each General Admission Bloom ticket comes with 3 raffle tickets for you to use on giveaways of your choice, while our VIP Swag Bag tickets come with 10 raffle tickets. 

Giveaways will look a little different than in years past. You’ll put your name in the giveaways you want to win the most! If you want to put all your eggs in one basket, be our guest! Spread out your chances… it’s up to you! It also means you could win more than one prize! You’ll write your name and phone number on your ticket and your phone number will be how we contact by text you if you win. Be sure to include your phone number so we can text you at the event. 

Want to increase your chance to win? We are partnering again with Hiney Heroes.  For each pack of diapers you bring, you will receive FIVE additional raffle tickets, with a max of 20 tickets per person. The more you donate, the better your chances of winning– it’s that simple! We hope you will participate in this important initiative of giving back to moms and families in our community for a chance to win one of these prizes.

{We have tons of these in the works! }

Food Sponsors

Food Sponsors

Our Nosh Station will be full of sweet and salty treats to satisfy those cravings you may be having! You’ll be sure to find something you love!

Swag Sponsors

Swag Sponsors

Every guest at our Bloom event will walk away with an adorable swag bag STUFFED to the brim thanks to some amazing sponsors. {More details coming soon}

You may find yourself with armloads of goodies that overflow out of your bag. I apologize in advance. 

VIP Swag Sponsors

VIP Swag Sponsors

Guests will have the opportunity to choose a VIP Swag Bag ticket option to this event. This ticket option includes some extra special swag items that are pretty fabulous as well as TEN raffle tickets (compared to the three that come with our general admission tickets) to use on the giveaways of your choice! {More information coming soon}

 

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