Megan Gillikin. ASouthernSoiree.com. Weddings For Real Podcast. ThePlanningVault.com. How to improve your social media image. The best platforms for a wedding planner. How each platform has its own personality and does it fit your ideal client.
Shannon Underwood. WeddingMBA.com. Looking back at the 2019 Conference. Evaluating the survey feedback. How is the expo organized? Looking ahead to the 2020 Conference on November 17-19 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Shannon Tarrant. WeddingVenueMap.com. How to expand a venue business to include corporate. Does your marketing speak to a corporate client? What corporate and non-profit clients need that is different from a wedding client.
Adrienne Brink. UncommonCamellia.com. Planning ahead for when the COVID-19 pandemic quarantine is over and the event industry resumes.
Rob Schenk. WeddingIndustryLaw.com. The Corona Virus. Best legal business advice on how to negotiate with the client. What is a Force Majeure clause in a contract? Understand that the client is also taking a financial hit. Tailor the force majeure clause in your contract based on the specifics of your region.
Mark Chapman. EverettAndrew.com. Online ads. How to choose the right platform. How to create the right ad content. What should you spend per month?
KC Campbell. VoxDJs.com. How to create additional income streams for your business. Adding corporate and non-profit events through networking and other tips.
Terrica. TerricaInc.com. how master negotiators get what they want. Tactics borrowed from selling a house and buying a car. Trade, don’t cave - add value without lowering your price.
Sasha Souza. SashaSouzaEvents.com. ConsultancyForCreatives.com/Onboarding. How to prepare for difficult conversations with difficult clients. Insisting the client be in control of their wedding budget.
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.