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Apr
5
Wed
Wedding Market Live – Alan Berg & Clint Hufft
Apr 5 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm

Join our live broadcast with Alan Berg and Clint Hufft about the Wedding MBA. The Wedding MBA is an annual conference dedicated to educating wedding vendors on how to grow wedding business and book more brides. Ask Alan and Clint questions during the event about the Wedding MBA or your marketing questions!

Wedding Market Live Wednesday, April 5th at
12:00pm PT/3:00pm ET on Facebook Live www.facebook.com/weddingmarket

Register for the broadcast here:

Alan is the author of the books “If your website was an employee,
would you fire it?”, “Your Attitude for Success”, both now in their 2nd He’s an in-demand professional speaker, domestically and internationally, and a member of the National Speakers Association, the premiere organization for professional speakers. Alan speaks to thousands of entrepreneurs and local business professionals every year through webinars, live presentations, DVDs and Audio CDs. For more information on Alan’s speaking, website review and consulting services, or to get a copy of his books, ebooks, Audio CDs and DVDs, visit www.AlanBerg.com editions, and the mini-book “Don’t Paint The House”.

 

Clint Hufft is a well–known and respected speaker and consultant. His presentations at the Wedding MBA Conference have been top rated the last three years. He hosts the Wedding MBA Podcast and the Wedding Ceremony Podcast. He was corporate Entertainment Coordinator and Video Director for Restaurant Enterprises Group, Inc.

Clint was a DJ for 30 years in radio, nightclubs and social/corporate events. He’s been a Master of Ceremonies/Announcer/Moderator since age eleven.

Clint Hufft is a non-denominational wedding officiant since 1995. He has appeared on TV many times and was the officiant for “Trista and Ryan’s Wedding” on ABC-TV along with many other high-profile weddings.

This event is sponsored by Wedding MBA.

 

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.

Sponsors

 

Apr
18
Tue
Think Tank Small Business Workshop Long Beach @ Old Ranch Country Club
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Think Tank Small Business Workshop Long Beach @ Old Ranch Country Club | Seal Beach | California | United States

POWERHOUSE STRATEGY WITH RESULTS DRIVEN MOTIVATION’

In this workshop

 

 

 

Meryl Snow will pull back the curtain and share successful sales and business strategies for the special event industry.

Who should attend:

Event & Wedding Planners
Caterers
Venue Directors
Designers
Musician/DJs
Photographer/Videographers

What you will learn:

o 13 Sales techniques to increase sales immediately

o How upselling can add 30% more revenue

o How to turn “this will be a great marketing opportunity for you”
into bonafide clients

o Commission Impossible- Paying, Training, Motivating a Winning Team

o Converting email inquiries into bookings

o How to differentiate yourself from your competition? interactive exercise

o How ditching your inquiry form and sales materials can actually skyrocket your sales

o Why it’s not the closing conversation that will seal the deal- it’s the opening conversation

o Designing proposals that Pop

o Proper steps in the qualifying process

o The important art of listening

o What body language is really telling you

o Steps between qualifying and closing

o Eliminating Time suckers from your day

o Proper ethics in today’s event industry

o BIG selling missteps you don’t know you’re making

o How to find, keep  and grow new clientele

LUNCH & HANDBOOK INCLUDED

 

Apr
26
Wed
How To Win The Couple With BB Webb
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
How To Win The Couple With BB Webb

Join this Twitter Chat on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 at 10:00 PT, 1:00 ET and 6:00 GMT (in UK). Log into Twitter and sign into www.weddingmarketchat.com . Use the #weddingmarket hashtags to submit question during the chat.  Don’t miss “how to win the couple” with BB Webb.

Time converter at worldtimebuddy.com

BB Webb is an entrepreneur, speaker, author and business coach.  She founded and grew her award-winning Carl House into a leading venue in the Southeast before selling it in 2017.  She makes her home now in Montana traveling throughout the United States as a sought after speaker and business coach in the Wedding Industry and with other businesses and special interest groups.  Energetic, entertaining and focused, her passion is helping business owners successfully grow their businesses! For more information visit http://www.arrivingwithbbwebb.com

BB is listed in our speaker directory. https://weddingmarketnews.com/wedding-industry-speakers/name/bb-webb/

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!

Jul
13
Thu
How To Expand Your Wedding Business With Angela Proffitt During Wedding Market Live @ Wedding Market 's Facebook
Jul 13 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
How To Expand Your Wedding Business With Angela Proffitt During Wedding Market Live @ Wedding Market 's Facebook  | Unit A2 | United Kingdom

Join Wedding Market Live With Angela Proffitt 

To Learn How To Expand Your Wedding Business

Thursday, July 13th at 10PT/1ET and 6GMT in the UK 

on Facebook Live Register Now To Join Here:

Go to www.facebook.com/weddingmarket to watch live! 

 

Angela Proffitt is a celebrity wedding planner, entrepreneur, and productivity coach with more than 10 years of experience in the wedding and event industry.  Angela is the owner and lead designer for Vivid Experiences, a full-service event and wedding planning company. With the help of her team, Angela’s work has been featured in more than 100 publications, including People magazine, Us Weekly, Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Magazine, and Style Me Pretty. In 2012, she was recognized as one of the best wedding and event planners by Nashville Scene’s “Best of Nashville.”

See more of Angela Proffitt at www.AngelaProffitt.com

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!

Sep
14
Thu
Your Online Reputation With Photographer Andrea Polito @ Wedding Market Live
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Your Online Reputation With Photographer Andrea Polito @ Wedding Market Live  | Unit A2 | United Kingdom

Join Wedding Market Live with internationally acclaimed

photographer Andrea Polito Thursday, September 14th at

10PT/1ET  on Facebook Live Register Now To Join Here:

 

Author, Coach, Speaker and Internationally acclaimed photographer Andrea Polito is a master-lifestyle and wedding photographer sought after by billionaires, celebrities and professional athletes. Her work has been featured in over 150 publications including Town and Country, Architectural Digest, Martha Stewart, Time, Huffington Post and New York Times. She has also made special guest appearances on TLC, CNN & CBS. Andrea’s online coaching program and her first book “8 Steps to 800k as a Photographer” has raised the bar for photographers across the globe who are looking to grow and scale their business.

 

In July 2017 Andrea won a $1.08 million dollar defamation lawsuit setting precedent for all business owners against online bullying, social shaming and social media defamation. Her case has received more than 400 million impressions world wide and has made Andrea one of the most sought after speakers on online business reputation and online defamation. She is currently working on her second book to be released early 2018 on business bullies and how to protect yourself from an online attack and smear campaign.