Thursday, April 17

#DBSParty2014: I Will Always Love My Davao Bloggers Family

Blogging has brought many good things and people in my life. When I started blogging, all I ever wanted was to share about random stuff - topics which really interest no one but me. Even if I had no readers back then or no friend from the blogging community, I was happy. And I became happier when I met awesome people in the blogosphere. To be honest, I was not expecting that great relationships and deep friendships can be formed via the online community. I became the happiest when I discovered Davao Bloggers Society (DBS), the official blogging organization in our city. 

At first, I was hesitant to join DBS knowing that I had little knowledge or expertise when it comes to blogging. All I do is write whatever comes into my mind. I know nothing about SEO or even tweaking my own blog layout. But DBS accepted me with open arms. The people on it taught me many things (not only about blogs but also about being positive all the time) and showed me that there is more to blogging. I can clearly remember that my first DBS event was in 2011 - the Davao Bloggers: Black and White Christmas Ball. Ever since that night, I became more active in blogging and started attending more events.

Well... time flies so fast. Now, I am already one of the officers (2014-2016) of the community. Eight other officers have been elected in the recently concluded elections of the official DBS members. I must say, I have grown with my DBS family and I couldn't be happier. All the workshops, seminars and events I've attended made me a responsible blogger and a better person.

The first major event that the new set of officers organized was the Davao Bloggers Society: Acquiantance Party 2014 (#DBSParty2014). 


I'm really glad because it turned out great. So in behalf of the officers, I would like to thank all the DBS members, friends and sponsors who came at Bucket Shrimps Seafood Restaurant for the Acquaintance Party 2014. All the support we received from the generous sponsors and the presence of the bloggers, both renewing and new members, were overwhelming. 


Induction ceremony by the outgoing President, Ms. Dulce Rose Lada.

#DavaoBloggers

 Congratulations to all the winners during the event! 
Dawn Villahermosa won a roundtrip ticket (Davao-Bacolod) 
courtesy of Cebu Pacific while Claudine Chua won an overnight
accommodation at Tune Hotels Davao.

Trivia: DBS loves trivia games. 
This started with a local restaurant, Bigby's Davao, 
which used to hold trivia nights during Wednesday. 

Old faces. New faces. One community.

Davao Bloggers Society would also like to thank the following sponsors for the never-ending support in all that we do: Tune Hotels Philippines, My Skin Origins, Smart Communications, Lachi's Davao, Krispy Kreme Philippines, Banana Beach, Bucket Shrimps and Cebu Pacific Air.



Indeed, the #DBSParty2014 is a night to remember. I look forward to meeting new members of the community and spending happier days to my Davao Bloggers Society family. To get an update on all our events and activities, you can check our DB Central at m.davaobloggers.net or follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @DavaoBloggers. 


28 comments:

  1. Blogging is my only addiction, that even rehab wont cure lol. THat's a fun gathering, wish I could attend hehehe.

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  2. that's a nice thing to hear from you, sometimes we can't really tell what is ahead of us if we don't venture right glad you did and now you do have great friends not only in your place but in the blogosphere.

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  3. i was so like you when i started blogging Algene, I did not expect I will have blogging family, meet really good friends online ( some of them I met in person already), I simply love blogging because it allows me to know others deeper while learning more from other's experiences.

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  4. Cool! Its nice that you guys were able to get together like that. Wish we had something of that sort here in Quezon City.

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  5. wow, congratulations for being one of the officers! I wish we have the same opportunity like you guys....keep it up!

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  6. Say hi to Dulce for me.

    Davao Bloggers Society is a model I believe for Cebu Bloggers Society.

    I started joining CBSi is 2010 and moved up in the ladder as its VP.

    The blogging society in Cebu is also instrumental in bringing the tech communities and Google-supported communities in Cebu. I believe that is the same thing that has happened in Davao.

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  7. Wow! The event looks so fun and successful. Congrats to all the winners and new officers

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  8. blogging is my addiction and hobby now! i've met lots of friends thru blogging and enjoys time with them talking about blogging stuff to congrats to you

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  9. Awww! I bet it is fun to mingle and meet your Fellow Davao bloggers. I met some when I went back to my home town in CDO :-)

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  10. Davao Bloggers will you be kind enough to adopt me? You have such a great fellowship. kakaingit.

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    1. Punta ka na dito sa Davao! We'll welcome you with open arms! :D

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  11. It's always great to be a part of a group of like minded individuals. Your common denominator of your love for blogging makes it all fun and worthwhile.

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  12. I love being part of a group that has rules and structures sort of like a family.

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  13. Wow. daghan man mo diay diha! :) Cheers to the upcoming success you will have in the blogging world.

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  14. Wow! It is always nice to see a group bonded by blogging. I want to be a part of one someday.

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  15. Congratulations on becoming an office of the Davao Bloggers Society. The event looks fun, I only know one person in that group haha

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  16. Oh the bloggers in Davao looks really close and united! There are so many events to cover so more power to this community! :)

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  17. Oh wow! I like these kind of get together for bloggers. I wish bloggers from Manila can do the same too! :)

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  18. blogging was really make me addictive and its my hobby now.. nice share :)

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  19. You have a really solid group in Davao and you have a lot of sponsors too.

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  20. I've always been so jealous of you guys having a society of bloggers in Davao that's sponsored to big companies. We do have one here in Iligan but meh.

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  21. This is a great event and glad you attended it. I'm sure you had a great time

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  22. This is a great event and glad you attended it. I'm sure you had a great time

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  23. having friends like this who shares the same hobby or passion like you do is wonderful as you get to have a lot of related conversations

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  24. It seems DBS getting bigger and bigger every year. Though I'm a member of DB but not a full pledge yet. I had missed the Xmas party twice.

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  25. I think the Davao Bloggers Society is one of the most active and successful blogging groups in the country.

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  26. it's great that you Davao bloggers have events like this. I don't know any Pampanga bloggers and I haven't heard of any event like that here. :(

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