Juliana Mead. Vice president of marketing for The Knot Worldwide and Wedding Pro. How to best use the marketing tools available on The Knot Worldwide and Wedding Wire. Finding connections with other wedding professionals.
David Tutera. DavidTutera.com. The David Tutera Experience. How David approaches his speaking appearances. Looking for the beauty within. How being in the moment creates the best client experience. How to support your brand.
Rob Ferre. Life-Of-The-Party.com. How to use gamification to increase potential client engagement. How to modify familiar games to fit your brand. The difference between games at bridal shows compared to social media gamification.
Bethel Nathan. ElevateByBethel.com. CeremoniesbyBethel.com. How to deal with procrastination. Identify your fears. Plan the most efficient tasks. Give yourself rewards.
Casey Eberhart. CaseyEberhart.com. ExpandTheBusiness.com. How to get the most from your networking efforts. The formula and system to produce extraordinary results. When clients and event professionals become your word-of-mouth marketing team. BannerSeason.com code "try this".
Scott Crumpton. WhiteStoneMarketing.com. How to decide what percentage of your gross business income to spend on marketing. Where to invest your marketing dollars. Why analyzing your marketing budget is critical to the success of your business.
Renee Dalo. MoxieBrightEvents.com. ReneeDalo.com How to create the best timeline. Incorporate the "Why". What to do if another event professional is stuck with a timeline element. Can someone "destroy" a timeline?
Alan Katz. GreatOfficiants.com. JointVows.com. Medical marijuana is now legal in 33 states. Recreational marijuana is legal in 10 states. Are you ready for the time when marijuana is as legal as alcohol? What is a cannabis bar?
Jamie Quickert. linkedin.com/in/jamiequickert/ When and how to refuse a client’s demands.
What to do when an important wedding pro asks for too much.
Christie Osborne. MountainSideMedia.com. Who are you selling to? Where do they "live"? Give value to make connections. How to fast track your networking process.
Rachel Sheerin. RachelSheerin.com. How to identify job burnout and how to deal with it. When to fire a client. How to take care of yourself.
Caroline Fox. EngagedLegal.com. How a good contract is a preventative medicine. How to handle changes to a client agreement. Why you need to document everything. Why you need to know the limits of small claims court in your state.
Leah Faddis and Marcella Caldwell. LeahMariePhotography.com. When to hire or outsource. How to determine why you need to hire or outsource. What questions do you ask a potential new hire?
Carrie Anton. CarrieAnton.com, WonderIdeaStudio.com. How to exercise your creative brain. How to determine if the idea is the right project for you. What to do with your great ideas. Who do you share the idea with?
Ryan O'Neill. Curate.co. TwistedWillow.co. How to use technology to better handle events with large material goods. How to better communicate with a large team. How to automate payments in the business and from the client.
Tracey Manailescu. WPIC.ca. WeddingProCourses.com. It takes a team. How to communicate with other event professionals leading up to and on the wedding day. Learn the legalities of your country. Return communication on the same platform.
Courtney Wolf and Julie Bunkley from Invision Events, Alabama. Invevents.com. Quick, easy, and effortless steps to enhance your margin and client experience. How industry hot topics can better your bottom line. Develop your style.
Mike Walter. EliteEntertainment.com. How to connect with millennials. Millennials that work with you. Millennials as clients. How do they prefer to communicate? How do they prefer to pay? What social media platform is most effective?
Lindsey Conklin. LaReveFilms.com. Should you create a sub-business at a lower price point? Should that sub-business be under your current business umbrella or completely separate?
Marla Diann. MarlaDiann.com. A former Hollywood publicist now coaches wedding professionals. What is your relationship with money? How to qualify clients with direct conversation.
Angela Proffitt. AngelaProffitt.com. How to add technology to your wedding business. Should you use a bot? What questions should you anticipate? Where do you direct the responses?
Angela Proffitt. AngelaProffitt.com. Business Unveiled Podcast. How to best communicate by recognizing the emotional state of the other person. When to accept responsibility for a mishap and not throw a fellow professional under the bus.
Richard Cranston. RochesterDJ.com. How to learn how your potential client interacts: hearing, seeing, tactile. How to "sweep" concerns off the table. Determine your ideal client to focus your marketing.
Meghan Ely. OFDConsulting.com. OFDCollective.com. WeddingIndustrySpeakers.com. Wedding professional PR. You may need to hire help or get a professional reality check.
Kellie Daab. KellieDaab.com. WeddingIndustryEducation.com. How to choose the right technology system for your business. Doing a self audit. How do you think and work?