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Oct
5
Wed
Join #WeddingMarket Live Blogging For Profit At Wedding MBA
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

Pulp Fiction Blogging For Profit will be live at the Wedding MBA in Las Vegas on Wednesday, October 5th.  Join the #WeddingMarket Live event on Facebook Live at 8:00am PT/11:00am ET or 4:00pm GMT. Our special guests will include Dawn Strong, Editor from Style Me Pretty,  Rebecca Crumley, Weddings Photo Editor from The Knot,  Bogdan Constantin, Co-founder and CMO of Menguin and Michele Schwartz Publisher of The Modern Jewish Wedding.  The chat will be hosted by Julie Albaugh of www.weddingmarketnews.com .

Join the Twitter chat online at www.weddingmarketchat.com . Include the #WeddingMarket hashtag in your posts or tweets. Join the Facebook Live broadcast on the @WeddingMarket Facebook page or www.weddingmarketlive.com . See also on Wedding Market’s Periscope at www.weddingmarket.live.

Going to the Wedding MBA? Join Pulp Fiction Blogging For Profit in person at the Las Vegas Convention Center in the Saguaro Room at 8:00am PST on Wednesday, October 5th.

Sponsored by WedFlick

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Host:

Julie Albaugh is editor of WeddingMarketNews.com. 

She has been a leader in the wedding industry for over 25 years. She is the host of the weekly Twitter chat for #WeddingMarketChat every Wednesday at 1:00 EST. Some of her Wedding Market guests have included Cake Boss, Randy Fenoli, David Tutera, Colin Cowie, Darcy Miller, Disney Weddings, Preston Bailey, Sharon Sacks, The Knot, Sandals and WeddingWire. Wedding Market was selected as #3 of the top 10 Social Media influencers in the Wedding Industry by Wed Biz Media.

www.weddingmarketnews.com

 

Special Guests:

Dawn Strong, Editor at Style Me Pretty

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Working alongside founder Abby Larson and an amazing team of crazy talented and creative people, Dawn Strong’s lifelong obsession with weddings is now her dream job as an Editor at Style Me Pretty. She has written and published thousands of weddings and events over the years. Launched in 2007, Style Me Pretty received more than 16 million page views per month, 1.4 million unique, and has become a true mainstay in both the weddings and publishing industries.

www.stylemepretty.com

 

Rebecca Crumley, Weddings Photo Editor at The Knot

As Weddings Photo Director for The Knot/XO Grouprebecca-crumley-bio-headshot-1 Inc., Rebecca Crumley’s role is always evolving
while seeking out the world’s best inspiration in real weddings. Her ability to sift through hundreds of
wedding submissions at a time keeps her in tune to local and national trends, relationships and how
technology plays a part in the wedding industry. With a decade’s experience of reviewing weddings,
she thoroughly knows local culture, talent, styles, and venue beats. Formally trained as a
photographer, Rebecca understands the balance of photographic challenges and how they’re translated to editorial outlets. Rebecca is also helping develop Two Bright Lights as an editorial industry outlet for being published. Rebecca currently works in Chicago, IL.

www.TheKnot.com

 

Bogdan Constantin, Co-founder and CMO of Menguin

Bogdan Constantin is the co-founder and CMO of bogdan2Menguin – the world’s highest rated online tux rental company. A native of Atlanta, GA; Bogdan graduated from the University of Georgia with dual degrees in 2 years while working full time in the technology sales division of HP. He’s had a variety of management positions in management consulting, corporate finance and analytics, having worked at 5 Fortune 100 companies prior to founding Menguin. An avid traveller, Bogdan has visited over 47 countries and speaks 5 languages. He’s a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers and been featured on Entrepreneur and Forbes as a featured “Under 30” entrepreneur. He presently resides in Fayetteville, AR with his wife Amy and their year rambunctious dog Kona.

www.menguin.com

 

Michele Schwartz, Publisher at The Modern Jewish Wedding

Where venerable Jewish traditions meet au courant michelespeakerdesign, fashion and culinary trends, you will find popular blogger, writer and speaker Michele Schwartz, creator and editor-in-chief of The Modern Jewish Wedding. Known as “the Jewish bride’s guide to the Chuppah,” Modern Jewish Wedding elevates the newest trends, provides time-tested advice, and inspires couples to design an event that reflects their style and their faith. She has been featured as a speaker at TSE, Event Solutions, NACE Experience & the prestigious Engage! Luxury Wedding Conference on topics including Reaching the Jewish Audience, Blogging & Social Media and Creating Modern Jewish Weddings for Your Client. Her advice has been featured in print worldwide, including the New York Times.

www.themodernjewishwedding.com

 

Sponsored By:

Wedflick will live stream behind the scene videos of wedding pros at their weddings. They will live stream weddings for family and friends to see on their mobile device and on Wedding Market. Facebook Live accounts can be made private or public. Video can be embedded into a wedding Website. The video creates an online guest book heirloom with comments.
www.wedflick.com 

 

Nov
30
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30 Day Instagram Challenge
Nov 30 @ 2:28 pm – Dec 29 @ 3:28 pm
30 Day Instagram Challenge

You’re Invited To Take Part In Wedding Market’s 30 Day Instagram Challenge

Instagram is a great tool to grown your business. Join our 30 day Instagram Challenge to increase your engagement and followers. We have built the top #WeddingMarket community on Twitter with a tweet reach of between 2 to 28 million each week. Wedding Market was selected as #3 of the top 10 Social Media influencers in the Wedding Industry by Wed Biz Media. Now we want to help you to build your Instagram account.

In 30 Days
We will give you the tools to be successful on Instagram. Are you a leader? Contact us today to see how you can be the leader in your market or area of interest. We will host live educational events to have discussions about Instagram.

Looking For More Engagement And Followers On Instagram?

This is a great opportunity to bring more exposure to your Instagram account. It’s free! Contact Wedding Market if you would like to be a leader in your market at [email protected] or (937)215-8136. Join by November 30th here: https://promotions.privy.com/campaigns/5052?source_type=share+%28Twitter%29&source_uid=1480351275

Feb
16
Thu
Wedding Professionals Of Columbus @ High Line Car House
Feb 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Wedding Professionals Of Columbus @ High Line Car House | Columbus | Ohio | United States

We hope you can make it to High Line Car House and enjoy a FULL dinner meal, provided by Two Caterers.

We will also be passing out 1 bar ticket to enjoy a complimentary drink, then providing a cash bar afterwards.

We will be learning about “How to Sell Love” with our fabulous speaker, Lora Lucinda.

WHEN: Thursday, February 16th 6:30-8:30pm

WHERE: Highline Car House  550 S High Street  Columbus, OH 43215

PARKING and TRANSPORTATION: There is ample street parking as well as a small parking lot located on the side of the venue

COST: $10 for your first meeting, $25 each additional meeting, FREE for members

RSVP: Here or call 614-610-4694  Save time  Prepay Here

You won’t want to miss it!

Mar
14
Tue
Wedding Professionals Of Columbus @ Noah's Event Center
Mar 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Wedding Professionals Of Columbus @ Noah's Event Center | New Albany | Ohio | United States

Come join us at Noah’s Event Center for our March network meeting!!

Speaker Highlight:
Doug with Crossing River Video
Learn about video marketing and how to apply it to your business!

— More Details to Come–

WHEN: Tuesday, March 16th 6:30-8:30pm

WHERE: Noah’s Event Center 175 E Main St, New Albany, OH 43054-9284

COST: $10 for your first meeting, $25 each additional meeting, FREE for members

RSVP: Here or call 614-610-4694

Tickets available at http://www.weddingprofessionalsofcolumbus.com

You won’t want to miss it!

Apr
12
Wed
Wedding Market Live Memphis – The Future In Wedtech @ The Guest House Of Graceland
Apr 12 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

The #WeddingMarket will be live at The Guest House Graceland in Memphis on Wednesday, April 12th. This event will be held from 11:00am to 2:00pm ET. Join the national Twitter chat online from 12:00pm to 1:00pm CT. Our special guests will include Anja Winikka from The Knot, Eddie Babbage from Timeline Genius, Angela Proffitt and Rebecca Brooks from Animoto. The chat will be hosted by Julie Albaugh of www.weddingmarketnews.com .

Join the conversation, network with wedding professionals and eat lunch. It will be a great way to connect and meet other wedding pros from Memphis and around the country. There a limited number of tickets available so get your tickets early. Join the Twitter chat online at www.weddingmarketchat.com or join the live video stream by following Wedding Market on Facebook at www.facebook.com/weddingmarket

Event: Wednesday, April 12th from 11:00am to 2:00pm ET

Location: The Guest House at Graceland, 3600 Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, TN 38116

In the theater room at The Guest House At Graceland

Price: $15 for the first one hundred guests.

Register For Tickets Here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wedding-market-live-memphis-the-future-in-wedtech-tickets-33107789289

Schedule of Events:

11:00 to 11:30pm Registration
11:30 to 12:55pm Networking/Lunch
12:00 to 1:15pm #weddingmarket panel discussion on Wedtech trends
1:15 to 2:00pm Take a tour at The Guest House At Graceland

Host:
Julie Albaugh is editor of WeddingMarketNews.com and host of the #WeddingMarket chat on Twitter every Wednesday. Some of her #weddingmarket guests have included Cake Boss, Disney Weddings, Preston Bailey, Colin Cowie, David Tutera, Randy Feoli, Sharon Sacks, Sandals, The Knot and WeddingWire. Wedding Market was selected as #3 of the top 10 Social Media influencers in the Wedding Industry by Wed Biz Media. The #weddingmarket hashmark has a tweet reach of between 2 to 28 million each week.

Panelist:

Edward Babbage is focused on revolutionizing the way wedding and event planners create day-of timelines with Timeline Genius. Prior to starting Timeline Genius, he was the founder of two other tech companies, Resonant Vibes and TV Dinner.

Rebecca Brooks is the head of the Customer Owner Department at Animoto. She loves teaching business owners how they can stand out on social media / online using the power of video. She has taught at Wedding MBA and has also created online courses on Skillshare and CreativeLive around using Animoto to create effective video marketing.

Angela Proffit Beyond creating personalized events for clients, Angela is known for implementing technology to operate a paperless organization and leveraging her education in psychology to master communication with clients, vendors, and team members. As a thriving entrepreneur, her passion for helping others has carried her from starting her career in mental health to being one of the most well-known educators and celebrity wedding planners in the world. As a result of her business success, Angela is a member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization, a global business network for entrepreneurs whose companies gross more than $1 million annually. She has been featured in Success Magazine for Modernizing an Industry Better Known for Tulle than Tech.

Anja Winikka As Director of Education & Industry Innovation of The Knot, Anja Winikka combines her audience development and editing skills with her weddings expertise to bring the most of-the-moment wedding trends and insights to millions of creative wedding professionals across the country.

Anja is also a sought-after TV personality and weddings expert and has been a popular source for wedding trends, planning tips and advice and etiquette for the Today Show, Good Morning America, ABC 20/20, CNN Headline News, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and local news segments across the country.

Prior to her current role, Anja oversaw TheKnot.com content strategy as well as the digital editorial and social media teams. Her team launched The Knot News blog and grew it to 7 million monthly unique visitors, nearly doubled The Knot social audience and set unprecedented editorial newsletter open and referral rates. During her tenure, The Knot audience grew from 7 million to 11.8 million monthly unique visitors.

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May
9
Tue
Wedding Professionals Of Columbus @ New Albany Country Club
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Wedding Professionals Of Columbus @ New Albany Country Club | New Albany | Ohio | United States

Join WPC at the beautiful New Albany Country Club for their May networking event.

Learn from Julie Albaugh on the key roles social media has on your business and how to connect with engaged couples. She will be highlighting important details and give insight on: “Know How & What Social Media Platform To Use To Reach Brides” You won’t want to miss this one!

Full meal will be provided for dinner – Cash Bar

FREE for Members
$10 for First meeting (unless referred by friend that is a member)
$25 for non-members

Purchase your tickets today!

WHEN: Tuesday, May 9th 6:30-8:30pm

WHERE: New Albany Country Club
1 Club Ln, New Albany, Ohio 43054

COST: $10 for your first meeting, $25 each additional meeting, FREE for members

RSVP: Here or call 614-610-4694

Tickets available at http://www.weddingprofessionalsofcolumbus.com

You won’t want to miss it!

Jun
13
Tue
Wedding Professionals Of Columbus @ The Jessing Center
Jun 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Wedding Professionals Of Columbus @ The Jessing Center | New Albany | Ohio | United States

Join WPC for their July networking event.

Guest speaker is Angie Travis to talk about “25 Ways to Show Extreme Customer Care” which we feel everyone can relate to and gain some great tid bits on the topic!

We are incredibly lucky to have Bosc + Brie give us a tasting of their catered food including: sauerkraut balls, short rib risotto cakes, stuffed dates, shrimp shooters and more!

COST:
$10 for your first meeting, $25 each additional meeting
FREE for members
Cash and Check ONLY accepted at the door.

Purchase your tickets today!

WHEN: Tuesday, June 13th 6:30-8:30pm

WHERE: The Jessing Center
7625 N. High St.
Columbus, Ohio 43235

PARKING:
Complimentary Parking

COST: $10 for your first meeting, $25 each additional meeting, FREE for members

RSVP: Here or call 614-610-4694

Tickets available at http://www.weddingprofessionalsofcolumbus.com

You won’t want to miss it!

Jul
11
Tue
Wedding Professionals Of Columbus @ The Club at Corazon
Jul 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Wedding Professionals Of Columbus @ The Club at Corazon | New Albany | Ohio | United States

Join the WPC networking meeting at The Club at Corazon in Dublin!

Rod Randall will be speaking on “Simple Digital Marketing Mistakes and How to Fix Them”

More details to come! RSVP today at [email protected].
Purchase your tickets below.

COST:
$10 for your first meeting, $25 each additional meeting
FREE for members
Cash and Check ONLY accepted at the door.

Purchase your tickets today!

WHEN: Tuesday, July 11th 6:30-8:30pm

WHERE: 7155 Corazon Dr, Dublin, OH 43016-6151

COST: $10 for your first meeting, $25 each additional meeting, FREE for members

RSVP: Here or call 614-610-4694

Tickets available at http://www.weddingprofessionalsofcolumbus.com

You won’t want to miss it!

Aug
8
Tue
Wedding Professionals Of Columbus @ The Ballroom at Oakhurst
Aug 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Wedding Professionals Of Columbus @ The Ballroom at Oakhurst | Grove City | Ohio | United States

Join the WPC networking meeting at The Ballroom at Oakhurst! It’ll be a beautiful August night to enjoy meeting other wedding professionals and tasting Oakhurst’s catering.

A FULL meal will be provided by Hoggy’s Catering
FOOD:
Pulled Pork, Green Beans, Mac and Cheese, Corn Bread/Rolls

DRINKS:
Sweet Tea, Lemonade, Soda and Water

*cash bar*
1 complimentary ticket for a wine (featuring Plum Run Winery) or beer

It’s going to be a GREAT night:
Josh Staley Productions will be there to play some music for us. Connie Duglin will dress it up with gorgeous linens!

Speaker this month is:
Heather Waits
Founder of Profitable Weddings (a company geared to helping wedding pros turn their passion into a profitable business) and President of Bloomtastic Florist

Topic: Centers of Influence: How to build an army of people who promote you. Heather will share how leads as referrals are the #1 way to do business and how to create a group of people (centers of Influence) who promote you.

RSVP today at [email protected].
Purchase your tickets at http://www.weddingprofessionalsofcolumbus.com

COST:
$10 for your first meeting, $25 each additional meeting
FREE for members
Cash and Check ONLY accepted at the door.

Purchase your tickets today!

WHEN: Tuesday, August 8th 6:30-8:30pm

WHERE: 3223 Norton Rd, Grove City, Ohio 43123

RSVP: Here or call 614-610-4694

You won’t want to miss it!

Oct
17
Tue
Wedding Professionals Of Columbus @ Wedgewood Golf & Country Club
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wedding Professionals Of Columbus @ Wedgewood Golf & Country Club | Powell | Ohio | United States

Join the WPC Networking meeting! It will take place at the beautiful location of Heritage Golf Club.  This is our annual MEMBERSHIP MIXER and Wedding Social and we would love for you to join us. This is a FREE event for you to come learn about WPC, meet our members, have some great food and drinks, as well as mingle with engaged wedding couples. We will be giving away a 1 year membership to Wedding Professionals of Columbus valued at $285 that evening!! Don’t miss it!

More details on our guest speakers!

RSVP to [email protected]ddingprofessionalsofcolumbus.com and buy your tickets below if you are not a member. All members can attend for free.

 

RSVP today at [email protected].
Purchase your tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wpc-membership-mixer-tickets-37812142135?aff=eac2

COST:
$10 for your first meeting, $25 each additional meeting
FREE for members
Cash and Check ONLY accepted at the door.

Purchase your tickets today!

WHEN: Tuesday, October 17th 6:00-8:00pm

WHERE: 3525 Heritage Club Drive Hilliard, OH 43026

RSVP: Here or call 614-610-4694

You won’t want to miss it!