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Join the LIVE video broadcasts from #CSES2016 on @WeddingMarket Periscope. Follow the @WeddingMarket on Twitter and Periscope to watch the live interviews and events taking place at #CSES2016 on the @WeddingMarket Periscope or www.Periscope.tv/weddingmarket
Join the Live Video Broadcast from Florida Gulf Coast University on @WeddingMarket Periscope. Follow the @WeddingMarket on Periscope or go to www.Periscope.tv/weddingmarket to watch the live presentation on “Social Media Biz & Tricks ” With Editor Julie Albaugh.
joining our panel on weddings, fashion and tech. The chat will be hosted by Julie Albaugh of www.weddingmarketnews.com. .
Julie Albaugh, 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.
Justin Delaney, CEO Menguin, Inc
Justin Delaney is the Chairman and CEO of Menguin, Inc. Prior to Menguin, Justin worked as an algorithmic revenue manager for Delta Air Lines in Atlanta. Justin also spent several years as a derivatives volatility trader and travel writer/photographer for AOL, where he visited over 80 countries. Justin is married and the father of a 17 month old girl, a 1 month old boy, and a 3 month old golden doodle puppy. Justin holds an MBA from Indiana University.
Sandy Hammer, Co-Founder & CMO AllSeated
Sandy comes with her own entrepreneurial experience of having started two businesses, and has over twenty years of Marketing/Business Development experience in the publishing, art, and high tech industries. After 10 years of corporate planning for a high tech company – Sandy founded conferenceART a company that produces corporate conferences, seminars, forums and brokerage events around the world for customers such as Orange Global, Telefonica, and O2 UK, as well as many start-ups in Israel and the UK. Today Sandy is busy running AllSeated and loving every single minute!
Darcy Miller, Martha Stewart Weddings
Darcy Miller is the editorial director of Martha Stewart Weddings, which is published quarterly and reaches more than a million readers. One of the nation’s most recognized and trusted wedding experts, Darcy is a sought-after speaker, author, and illustrator. She writes the “New York Times” syndicated column “Weddings” and has been featured on leading news and lifestyle television shows nationwide. She lives with her family in New York City.
David Stark, David Stark Design and Production
David Stark Design and Production is celebrated for the inventive, imaginative weddings it creates globally for a wide range of high-wattage celebrity, society, and fashion clientele including Glenn Close, John Stewart, and Martha Stewart to name just a few. Stark has been a leader and innovator in the event industry for over 20 years, known for transforming everyday materials into extraordinary, surprising, and chic art installations, and the studio’s out-of-the-box design solutions — 12 foot tall chicken topiaries, giant golden eggs, even a recent transformation of an ice hockey rink into a trip to Santorini. Stark and his team universally WOW guests with their sense of humor, exquisite craftsmanship and attention to personal detail. The studio’s work is widely known for blurring the line between decor and cutting edge installation art, stemming from Stark’s roots as a fine artist. His studio approaches an event as a three-dimensional art piece customized to each client’s dreams.
See more information at www.davidstarkdesign.com
Sylvia Weinstock, Sylvia Weinstock Cakes
Sylvia Weinstock married in 1949, learning domestic skills while working as a Long Island elementary school teacher. She soon became a proficient chef and baker. Sylvia’s secret of success is simple: there are no shortcuts. Her cakes are made of the finest ingredients to insure every client – down the street or around the world – receives a fresh, moist cake AND delicious work of art.
AllSeated is a network for the events industry powered by state of the art collaboration tools – where brides, venues, planners and vendors work together. With a vast database of scaled floor plans, event professionals easily create, access and change complex seating charts. Functionality includes floor plan management, table layouts, guest lists, seating arrangements, 3D and event setups and more.
We are Menguin. A different type of tuxedo company. A style solution every renter needs. It takes 4 hours to rent a tuxedo the old way. Menguin takes 10 minutes. More accurate than a tailor in about a twentieth of the time, and delivered exactly when you need it, right to your door – guaranteed. We even adopt penguins with a portion of each rental.
NACE is the oldest and largest professional association that addresses all aspects of the catering industry. Through the collective efforts of members, local chapters, committees and the Foundation of NACE, NACE is at the forefront of the issues that directly affect you and your business.
NJWedding.com, established in 1997, is a wedding planning resource and directory serving all of New Jersey and parts of NY and PA. Erik Kent, Co-Publisher, is actively involved in the wedding community with various associations, business events and bridal shows, and is a past host on the topic of “Networking” for #WeddingMarket Chat.
Founded in Columbus, Ohio, in 2012, SmartCrowdz is a free event website and management application. SmartCrowdz provides an integrated web and mobile application that helps event planners improve their management and monetization requirements. SmartCrowdz helps ensure successful events. SmartCrowdz helps event planners and managers: (1) expand event turnout, participation and engagement, (2) efficiently coordinate and manage event participants and tasks.
The National Arts Club was founded in 1898 by author and poet Charles De Kay, the literary and art critic for The New York Times. The National Arts Club hosts both members-only and public events, including exhibitions, theatrical and musical performances, lectures and readings. Feature programs focus on all disciplines of the arts. A perfect location for a wedding reception too.
Join us on the @WeddingMarket Periscope for a marathon of wedding industry speakers on Tuesday, April 26th at 10:00am PST/1:00pm EST or 6:00pm UK time. Our special guests include Angela Proffitt, Robert Schenk, Ashley Jones and Julie Albaugh.
Schedule of speakers and topics:
Julie Albaugh Host: Opening Comments
Angela Proffitt: 1:02pm to 1:15pm EST
“How to be Productive when Marketing Your Brand”
Ashley Jones: 1:15pm t0 1:30pm EST
“How To Book More Clients”
Robert Schenk: 1:30pm to 1:45pm EST
“Wedding Business Contracts: Keeping Deposits and Protecting Your Business”
Julie Albaugh: 1:45pm to 2:00pm EST
“How To Gain More Referrals With Wedding Pros”
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 6 million each week. Julie has been a guest on the Marie Show on the Hallmark Channel along with a number of other TV shows. She speaks on a variety of topics on social media, weddings and marketing.
Ashley Jones of Ashley Ann’s Events is a talented wedding and event designer. She is equipped with a with a B.A. in Finance and M.B.A. Ashley’s has made a name for herself by offering beautiful , unique, professional designs and productions. She inspires creative detail, and modern, elegant atmospheres. She is also an outstanding business woman exceling in social media lead generations, lead magnets, funnels, and return paths. Ashley’s offices are Based in Little Rock, AR and Dallas, TX. She has become one of the most sought after designers in the South! www.EventsbyAshleyAnn.com
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.
Rob Schenk is a trial attorney and editor of WeddingIndustryLaw.com, an online resource of news, information, and legal materials for wedding professionals. Recently, he launched WedFormz.com, a database of downloadable contract templates and documents for wedding and event businesses.