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Apr
19
Tue
Join #WeddingMarket Live NYC @ The National Arts Club
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Weddings, fashion and tech at The National Arts Club in NYC on Tuesday, April 19th. Join the #WeddingMarket Live event on Twitter online at 10:00am PT/1:00pm ET or 5:00pm GMT. Our special guests will include Sylvia Weinstock from Sylvia Weinstock Cakes, Darcy Miller the editorial director of Martha Stewart Weddings, Justin Delaney the CEO of Menguin, Inc and Sandy Hammer from AllSeated will be
joining our panel on weddings, fashion and tech. The chat will be hosted by Julie Albaugh of www.weddingmarketnews.com. .
Join the conversation on Twitter at www.weddingmarketchat.com and view the live broadcast on the @WeddingMarket Periscope at www.Periscope.tv/weddingmarket
Buy a ticket to join the live audience at www.weddingmarketlive.com

 

Host:

Julie Albaugh, Editor of WeddingMarketNews.com

julieShe 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:

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.

www.menguin.com

 

Sandy Hammer, Co-Founder & CMO AllSeated 

sandy copy.9Sandy 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.

See more information about Darcy Miller at www.darcymillerdesigns.com orwww.marthastewartweddings.com

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.

www.sylviaweinstock.com

Sponsored By:

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.

Menguin Tuxedos
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 NYC Chapter

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

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.

SmartzCrowdz 

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 

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.

Apr
26
Tue
Wedding Market Marathon Of Speakers
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Wedding Market Marathon Of Speakers

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:
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:
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

Angela Proffitt:
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.

www.angelaproffitt.com

 

Robert Schenk:
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.

www.wedformz.com

Jun
21
Tue
Wedding Market Marathon Of Speakers
Jun 21 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Wedding Market Marathon Of Speakers

Join us on the @WeddingMarket Periscope for a marathon of wedding industry speakers on Tuesday, June 21st at 6:00pm PST/9:00pm EST. Our special guests include Meghan Ely, Angela Proffitt, Robert Schenk and Julie Albaugh.

 

Schedule of speakers and topics:

Julie Albaugh Host: Opening Comments

Angela Proffitt: 9:02pm to 9:15pm EST
“How To Get Into Destination Weddings”

Meghan Ely: 9:15pm to 9:30pm EST
“Top Tips for Real Wedding Submissions”

Robert Schenk: 9:30pm to 9:45pm EST
“Understanding How to Fire a Client”

Julie Albaugh: 9:45pm to 10:00pm EST
“How To Be Featured In Wedding Market’s Behind The Scenes Series on Periscope & Facebook Live”

 

Julie Albaugh:
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.

 

Meghan Ely:

OFD Consulting owner, Meghan Ely, combines in-the-trenches event experience with a love of wedding marketing and wedding PR to empower her clients to take their businesses to new heights. Meghan is a WeddingWire Education Expert as well as a regular contributor to Wedding Planner Magazine, Book More Brides, Catersource and SpecialEvents.com.

Meghan represents wedding professionals throughout the world, and has recently enjoyed press with Style Me Pretty, Brides.com, the New York Times, HGTV Gardens and Out.com, among others.

www.ofdconsulting.com

Angela Proffitt:
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.

www.angelaproffitt.com

 

Robert Schenk:
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.

www.wedformz.com

Aug
4
Thu
Wedding Market Sales Day! Ask Meryl Snow Your Sales Questions today!
Aug 4 all-day
Wedding Market Sales Day! Ask Meryl Snow Your Sales Questions today!

Join us today on Facebook for Wedding Market Sales Day! Meryl Snow will answer your sales questions all day in the Wedding Market group on Facebook.
Register now www.facebook.com/groups/weddingmarketchat to join the group and post your questions in this closed group on Thursday, August 4th.

 

Meryl Snow has been a mainstay in the special events & catering industry for the last twenty-eight years as co-founder of Feastivities Events, along with its subsidiaries OffShoots Decor and Philadelphia’s Picnic Company. Her philosophies have proved successful for not only her own business, but also many other companies, trade organizations, and universities have benefited from her training and advice. As a Senior Consultant for Catersource, the largest trade organization for caterers in the world, Meryl has worked throughout the US. Her particular areas of focus are sales and marketing, as well as in design and branding. She provides consulting, coaching, and training services for a wide range of clients.
merylsnow.com