Dana Kadwell and Courtney Hopper. TheBradfordNC.com From event planners to venue owner/operators. Booking events that compliment the venue's brand. Healthy competition with other venues for growth, inspiration and innovation.
Shannon Underwood. WeddingMBA.com. Shannon oversees the content, speakers and expo for the Wedding MBA conference. Looking back at the 2018 conference. How to audition as a speaker. How content is chosen. The best expo booths.
Brian Buonassissi. DJBrianBOfficial.com. BBoyProductions.com. How to move into the luxury market. DJ gear! Roland BA-330 Battery powered speakers. Vibo.io music organizing software. HoerBoard.com DJ furniture.
Peter Boruchowitz. OurWeddingOfficiantNYC.com. Using extensive data to choose your marketing expenses. Building a business model around destination weddings. Instead of tier pricing offer escalating packages adding other wedding professionals.
Susan Southerland. Susansoutherland.com. JustEventsGroup.com. Inc. magazine top 5000. When to fire your clients. What words are red flags in the first meeting. Adding the Pain Tax when you know the client will demand more time and effort.
Sal Cincotta. SalCincotta.com. Award winning photographer. How to upgrade your online marketing from "Awareness" to "Call to Action" to "Lead Magnet". Get their contact information. Create a great relationship before you sell.
Nadia Anderson. VaGraceEvents.com. Graduate degree in accounting. You need a Dream Team for your business. How do you build a dream team? An accountant is like a mechanic so find the right fit. sba.gov/tools/local-assistance/score
Paul Hoke. HeirloomDJs.com. UpstateSwing.com. @paulhoke. Designing your business to fit you and your ideal client. How to use your special talents in a new business. Helping the photographers get unique one-of-a-kind images.
BB Webb. BBWebb.net. How to find the hidden reasons they don't book. How to make the client experience brilliant from the very first contact. Should you put prices on your web site? Asking for feedback from the client from every step of the process.
Marc McIntosh. WeddingExperience.com. WeddingShowPros.com. WeddingProNews.com. Using focus groups to learn exactly what works to get the booking. Ask, "Why did you choose us?" Design your marketing to match the data. YouCanBook.me
Staci Nicholes. SanDiegoDJStaci.com. WeddingBizConsultant.com. Pinterest! It's a search engine not a social media platform. How to get in front of a bride at the very beginning of her planning process. How to automate blog posts to Pinterest.