THE NATIONAL WEDDING VENUE MARKETING CONFERENCE 2018

THE LOWRY HOTEL – MANCHESTER
THURSDAY 15TH NOVEMBER 2018

The National Wedding Venue Marketing Conference takes place from 10.00am (registration open from 9am) until 4.15pm on Thursday 15th November. Managers and Wedding Co-ordinators of leading hotels, attractions and other wedding venues across the UK. All will have the opportunity to learn how to best promote and market their venues from ten of the leading practitioners in Britain.

Time Event
9.00am Conference Registration & Refreshments
10.00am Conference Welcome & Introduction to the Day
Martin Evans, Conference Organiser & Managing Director, The Tourism Business
10.05am PLACE: The Market’s getting tougher! The Weddings Marketplace to 2020
Martin Evans
10.20am PRODUCT: Product, Pricing, & Packaging: 10 things you must never forget
Ciara Crossan, CEO & Co-Founder, Wedding Dates
10.45am PEOPLE: Think like a Bride! The art of getting to “yes”
Tanya Hedley, former Head of Weddings, The Vermont Hotel, Newcastle
11.10am PANEL: The Weddings Confessional, Part 1

Kelly Chandler, Wedding Planner & Consultant

Ciara Crossan, CEO & Co-Founder, Wedding Dates

Alison Hargreaves, Managing Director, Guides4Brides

Tanya Hedley, former Head of Weddings, The Vermont Hotel, Newcastle

11.40am Morning Coffee & Networking
12.00 noon PROMOTIONS #1: Five Wedding Website Must-Haves for UK Venues
Kelly Chandler, Wedding Planner & Consultant
12.20pm PROMOTIONS #2: Successful Video Marketing for Wedding Venues
Ciara Crossan, CEO & Co-Founder, Wedding Dates
12.40pm PANEL: The Weddings Confessional, Part 2

Kelly Chandler, Wedding Planner & Consultant

Ciara Crossan, CEO & Co-Founder, Wedding Dates

Adam Hamadache, Managing Director, DHM Direct Hotel Marketing

Regan Bush, Marketing Manager, Pentillie Castle

1.00pm Lunch & Networking
2.00pm PROMOTIONS #3: Tying the Knot: Partnership Marketing, PR & Promotions
2.20pm PROMOTIONS #4: Getting Pally: Savvy Social Media for Wedding Venues
Adam Hamadache, Managing Director, DHM Direct Hotel Marketing
2.45pm PANEL: The Weddings Confessional, Part 3

Lynda Clayton-Hill, “The Fairy Wedmother”

Adam Hamadache, Managing Director, DHM Direct Hotel Marketing

Alison Hargreaves, Managing Director, Guides4Brides

Regan Bush, Marketing Manager, Pentillie Castle

3.10pm Tea & Networking
3.30pm PROFIT: Making more money from The Weddings Life Cycle!

Before the Big Day: Lynda Clayton-Hill, “The Fairy Wedmother”

During the Celebrations: Kelly Chandler, Wedding Planner & Consultant

Beat the Hangover! Adam Hamadache, Managing Director, DHM Direct Hotel Marketing

4.00pm PANEL: The Weddings Confessional, Part 4
4.15pm Close of Conference & Departures
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Tel: 0770 291 2938 | Email: conference@thetourismbusiness.com