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BEHIND THE CURTAIN : WHAT BLOGGERS REALLY WANT

Full Day Seminar

Chicheley Hall, Buckinghamshire - 30/09/2019

Have you ever wanted to be featured on blogs?

Would you like the insider knowledge on how to make that happen?

There are right ways and wrong ways to establish relationships with bloggers,
and to align your styled shoots with the right blogs.

Do you have a fabulous real wedding that you know the world needs to see,
but you just don’t know how to communicate that to the people with an audience.

If you’re a budding blogger or thinking about being one; find out the truth about how bloggers make money.

On top of that, you’ll learn how to make money from Pinterest.

If you are keen to be published or
you’ve had some successes but are searching for more,

THIS IS THE SEMINAR FOR YOU.

Join not 1, not 2, but 3 leading Wedding Industry Bloggers who will share the secrets, tips and advice.

You’ll have time to ask your specific questions during our panel Q&A and our intimate ‘round the table’ conversations.

To say the excitement is building for this one day WEDx Seminar is an understatement.
Get ready for inspiration and motivation; lots of great connections will be made, lots of insider know-how will be learned,
and plenty of laughs will be had.

Leave buzzing, with a notebook full of the best advice, answers to your personal business questions and new influential contacts.
Most importantly, leave with big plans for your business.

Nothing beats human interaction; feeling the buzz in the room, hearing the stories, the advice and tips in person,
asking questions to the right people and having real conversations.

WEDx makes a difference.

We've seen it happen to others, so now its time to invest in yourself and join us too.

The event will take place from 09:30 for registration - starting at 10am until 17:30, with optional networking until 20:00 in the cocktail bar.
 

SECURE YOUR PLACE

Earlybird Ticket (Limited)    £190.00   Book Now
General Release Ticket          £240.00   Book Now
 

 

Meet the speakers

Kate Beavis   Kate Beavis is the founder of Magpie Wedding, the creative blog, show, magazine and directory. Established in 2010, it started life as The Vintage Wedding Fair - the first alternative show in the UK attracting overseas visitors, travelling to find original vintage dresses. Having re -branded in 2017 to cover all trends, she now is the editor of BOND Bride Magazine and curates the alternative area at The National Wedding Show.  Kate is also the founder of The Indie Practice, focusing on offering small businesses an affordable and flexible solution for their PR and marketing. Winner of Bedfordshire’s Business Woman of the Year 2019, she has 18 years of retail marketing experience as well as writing for publications such as Metro, Red and Marie Claire, her focus is on showing you how you can get yourself noticed without huge budgets and BS!

Kate Beavis

Kate Beavis is the founder of Magpie Wedding, the creative blog, show, magazine and directory. Established in 2010, it started life as The Vintage Wedding Fair - the first alternative show in the UK attracting overseas visitors, travelling to find original vintage dresses. Having re -branded in 2017 to cover all trends, she now is the editor of BOND Bride Magazine and curates the alternative area at The National Wedding Show.

Kate is also the founder of The Indie Practice, focusing on offering small businesses an affordable and flexible solution for their PR and marketing. Winner of Bedfordshire’s Business Woman of the Year 2019, she has 18 years of retail marketing experience as well as writing for publications such as Metro, Red and Marie Claire, her focus is on showing you how you can get yourself noticed without huge budgets and BS!

Laura Payne-Stanley   is the founder of the multi-award winning French Wedding Style and also as Director of ElevateLABS helps creative entrepreneurs succeed and grow their business using corporate growth strategies. Passionate about weddings in France, the idea started over a bottle of red wine and today French Wedding Style is the leading resource for couples planning their wedding in France, with a social media reach of over 300,000.  Laura has been a successful entrepreneur for over a decade, and as a certified Coach and Hypnotherapist loves to work with creatives, to turn their passion into highly profitable businesses that facilitate their desired life. Laura’s unique energy and candid approach make her a sought after speaker around the world. When not working with her clients, Laura can be found on the final stretches of a 5 year house renovation project or on the Dorset coastline with her husband.

Laura Payne-Stanley

is the founder of the multi-award winning French Wedding Style and also as Director of ElevateLABS helps creative entrepreneurs succeed and grow their business using corporate growth strategies. Passionate about weddings in France, the idea started over a bottle of red wine and today French Wedding Style is the leading resource for couples planning their wedding in France, with a social media reach of over 300,000.

Laura has been a successful entrepreneur for over a decade, and as a certified Coach and Hypnotherapist loves to work with creatives, to turn their passion into highly profitable businesses that facilitate their desired life. Laura’s unique energy and candid approach make her a sought after speaker around the world. When not working with her clients, Laura can be found on the final stretches of a 5 year house renovation project or on the Dorset coastline with her husband.

Louise Beukes    Louise is the founder of award-winning wedding & lifestyle blog B.LOVED and the B.LOVED Hive, a community and resource for ambitious wedding pros. As a wedding entrepreneur with a background in interior design, there’s nothing Louise doesn’t know about design, styling, and how to make it in the wedding industry. This expertise has seen Louise take on roles as an advisory board member for the UK Academy of Wedding & Event Planning and as a judge for The Wedding Industry Awards.  Most days Louise can be found with a hot skinny cappuccino at her London base, the AllBright, meeting her Signature Branding clients or hosting training days and events for HiveTribe members. With a straight-talking approach, Louise is dedicated to supporting wedding professionals and equipping them with the practical skills they need to build a thriving business.

Louise Beukes

Louise is the founder of award-winning wedding & lifestyle blog B.LOVED and the B.LOVED Hive, a community and resource for ambitious wedding pros. As a wedding entrepreneur with a background in interior design, there’s nothing Louise doesn’t know about design, styling, and how to make it in the wedding industry. This expertise has seen Louise take on roles as an advisory board member for the UK Academy of Wedding & Event Planning and as a judge for The Wedding Industry Awards.

Most days Louise can be found with a hot skinny cappuccino at her London base, the AllBright, meeting her Signature Branding clients or hosting training days and events for HiveTribe members. With a straight-talking approach, Louise is dedicated to supporting wedding professionals and equipping them with the practical skills they need to build a thriving business.

 
 

Each speaker will tell you their own business journey and cover topics which will help you in your own business.

You will have the chance to ask questions directly to each speaker during their Q&A sessions.

 

Topics Covered

The Business of Blogging -

How bloggers make money and how you can actually work with them in different formats

and Profiting from Pinterest -

by Laura Payne-stanley of French Wedding Style Blog

Submissions Simplified -

The submission process, what is and is not a submission and behind the curtain of getting published

by Louise Beukes of BLoved Blog


Being a Values Based Business so You Attract the Right Clients -

How to set your values, create aligned styled shoots then submit to the right blogs

by Kate Beavis of Magpie Weddings

The Schedule

09:30 - Arrive for registration

10:00 - Introduction from Tracy Butterfield

10:15 - Laura Payne-Stanley and Q&A 

11:00 - Louise Beukes and Q&A

11:45 - Break and networking opportunities 

12:15 - Kate Beavis and Q&A

13:00 - Lunch 

14:00 - Catch up and Wake up with Tracy Butterfield

14:15 - Laura Payne-Stanley and Q&A 

14:30 - Round Table Sessions: Professional discussions with our speakers

15:45 - Break and networking opportunities

16:00- Full Panel Q&A 

16:30 - Overview and Take Aways

17:00 - Closing statement with Tracy Butterfield

Then to the bar for Networking and Drinks!

Included in the Day

- Superfast Wi-Fi

- Delicious 3 Course Lunch (All dietary requirements catered for)

- Unlimited Tea & Coffee

- Unlimited Still & Sparkling Mineral Water

- Unlimited Snacks incl. Biscuits, Fresh Fruit

- Pens & Pads

- Parking

 

The Location

Tucked away in 80 acres of beautifully kept grounds, Chicheley Hall is a wonderful setting. With its close proximity to the M1 (J14) and fast-rail links to London Euston from nearby Milton Keynes, it provides easy and convenient access.

A stunning Grade I listed mansion, Chicheley Hall is regarded as one of the finest examples of early 18th Century architecture. Its current hall dates back to the 1700’s and is guaranteed to impress. (No wonder that Chicheley Hall has been used as a location for such film and television projects as Pride and Prejudice, The Meaning of Life, and Black Beauty.)


The Wolfson Building, a stylish converted barn, will be our base for the duration of the WEDx One Day Seminar. 

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Really impressed - confident presenters, engaging and interactive. Great event, just right balance for numerous levels of experience of competency. Good value!
— Hannah Whiteley of Escheat Farm, Beds
Thanks for a very motivating day. It’s given me some of the focus I need to move forward with my business. Look forward to other events. Definitely worth the money!
— Emma Clarke, Signature Flowers Bucks and Oxon

Meet The Host

 
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Tracy Butterfield

As the founder of Four Counties Wedding Awards and WEDx, Tracy is no stranger to presenting on stage.
She hosts prestigious annual Gala’s with over 200 guests. She curates and presents the full-day WEDx seminars and workshops,
having brought 'Weducation' to over 400 professionals already and hosts the engaging Q&As on 'Tracy's Couch'. Tracy has been the Master of Ceremonies at over 100 weddings and events.

Some of the locations and events Tracy has spoken at over the last year;

The British Library

The Caledonian Club

The National Space Centre, Leicester

The National Wedding Shows at Excel and Olympia in London and NEC

In October 2019 will host an International Wedding Industry event in Grasse, France and

In November 2019 Tracy will talk at the prestigious Industry Event Bridelux Symposium to be held at The Savoy, The Langham and Hotel Cafe Royal in London.

 

secure your place

Earlybird Ticket (Limited)    £190.00   Book Now
General Release Ticket          £240.00   Book Now