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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:
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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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/
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
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.
Calling All Wedding Planners: What if you could learn timeline tips and secrets from a celebrity wedding planner who specializes in productivity? What if you could learn about the #1 best strategy for shaving hours of your timeline creation process? …well, here’s your chance!
Join the Wedding Market Facebook Live event on Tuesday, October 31st at 10PT/1ET. Register to watch broadcast here: https://promotions.privy.com/campaigns/330426
Celebrity event planner and celebrated productivity coach Angela Proffitt, and Timeline Genius Founder and CEO Eddie Babbage will be hosted by Julie Albaugh LIVE. They’ll be sharing their tips and secrets for creating industry-leading timelines, increasing your productivity, and strengthening your business!
Angela and Eddie have cracked the code on timelines and productivity! Between Angela’s over 15 years as a celebrity-wedding planner, entrepreneur, and productivity coach, and Eddie’s years spent interviewing hundreds of successful wedding planners across the country, they collected lots of valuable tips and insights that they’ll be sharing during the event!
Join these experts LIVE for the Wedding Market on October 31st, and get answers to all of your burning questions!
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Imagine using a chat bot/computer program designed to simulate conversation with human users on Messenger, complete with photos, gifs, videos, PDF and document downloads. Currently, 1.3 billion people use Messenger and the number is growing daily. Messenger is outpacing social apps and with open rates of 90 – 100% and conversion rates hovering over 10%, Chat Bots are an incredibly effective marketing tool.
Larissa share how to turn Messenger into sales machine. She will share her tips and tricks for using bots. This event will be hosted by Julie Albaugh
on November 21st, and get answers to all of
your burning questions!
Larissa helps couples create the celebration of their dreams in Costa Rica. Since 2003, her team has produced unforgettable experiences throughout the land of Pura Vida. She is also the creator of The Lazy Bride, a new approach to wedding planning made easy.
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Join #WeddingMarketLive from the Styled Shoots Across America Conference! Find out about contracts and budgets for styled shoots. See what is happening in Dallas and see surprise special guests on Facebook Live.
Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
9:45 PT, 12:45 ET & 5:45 GMT (in UK)
Go to www.weddingmarketlive.com to view the broadcasts.