Keynote Speakers

 
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Award Winning Digital Marketer - Mark Worden - Founder of MiHi Digital

Topic: Making the most of your brand online – simple ways to increase your reach.

Mark is an experienced and award-winning digital marketing specialist. Having quit his job at a regional law firm in order to set up MiHi Digital four years ago, he has now worked with more than 250 business across 18 countries, assisting them with all areas of online marketing including website design, social media strategy, email marketing and advertising.

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Jo Butler

Jo Butler Consultancy - Helping businesses to exceed expectations.

Jo has a passion for tourism businesses with over fifteen years’ experience in the industry.  She has worked in Destination Marketing and headed up two key UK destinations - Stratford Upon Avon and Oxfordshire. Jo assists the very successful Visit Dartmoor Tourism Organisation as their Strategic Director.

Tina Reading

Editor of Ultimate Wedding Magazine UK & USA.

Ultimate Wedding Magazine is the World’s ONLY fully interactive bridal publication enjoying an audience in the UK, Europe, Asia, Australasia and the USA.


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Award Winning Blogger,  Donna Sharpe

Editor of Pasties & Petticoats, Topic:  'Loving your blog'.

Pasties & Petticoats is a beautiful wedding blog for discerning couples getting married in Cornwall or Devon. Updated daily with real weddings, inspiration, planning tools, advice and fabulous local suppliers, as well as an online community and engaged social media following. A perfect and pretty way for local wedding suppliers to reach potential clients.

www.pastiesandpetticoats.co.uk

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CEO & Creative Director of The Events Mill,  Christopher Mills.

Topic: 'The Wonderful World of Sensory, Immersive Gastronomy and Olfactory Celebrations - How To Create A Truly Authentic Edge'

Bio: Led by one of the world’s leading event designers, Christopher Mills, The Events Mill is a pioneering agency famous for producing design in events like no other. From conception to delivery, every element of an Events Mill event oozes imagination, sophistication and originality.

Christopher’s work loves to surprise and to treat, to delight and to entertain, to provide a truly bespoke service that encapsulates everything unique about events. We search for the extraordinary in all sectors, from digital to sensory to design and beyond, and apply all of that back to the events industry in a way that creates the sublime.

Christopher has an extraordinary black book, the mind of a creative genius and a personality that make him a joy to work with. His experience is extensive, spanning 11 years, which has seen him collaborate to produce events for some of the world’s leading brands, including:

Mulberry, Christian Dior, Universal Pictures International, Valentino, The Rolling Stones, Tim Walker, Fabergé , Tiffany &Co, Dreamworks, Snap Chat, Sky, Hugo Boss, Ernst & Young, Goldman Sachs.

www.theeventsmill.com

 
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CEO & Founder of Cloud Legal, Yvonne Morris

Topic: 'The Wedding Industry Services - Getting Contract Savvy'

Bio: Yvonne holds both a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Law. Yvonne has worked inhouse as a Commercial Lawyer for non-ministerial government departments at the Office of Fair Trading and OFGEM. She subsequently spent a number of years as a commercial contracts lawyer at Ticketmaster UK Limited/Live Nation Entertainment, one of the world’s largest media and entertainment organisations. She now consults for various city law firms and is the CEO and founder of CloudLegal which is an online legal support platform enabling professionals and small businesses to access affordable legal support from a network of sector-specific, collaborative and ethical legal professionals. Yvonne believes that providing legal services in a better way makes better business!
 

Yvonne specialises in advising service provider businesses on B2B & and B2C contracts, data protection, e-commerce, IT & and software and intellectual property issues. She prides herself on giving practical commercial and jargon-free advice to her clients and adding genuine value.

www.cloudlegalsupport.com

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Aleisha McCormack - BRIDECHILLA

The Bridechilla Podcast is hosted by comedian, author and virtual bridesmaid, Aleisha McCormack. 

Aleisha shares her tell it like it is view and unique take on wedding wisdom weekly and has produced over 100+ hours of wedding planning advice, helping listeners from Ghana to Gainsborough. 

By empowering couples to ditch the pressures (both financial and emotional) that are often felt during the wedding journey and instead create an authentic experience for all, the Bridechilla ethos is all about ditching the cookie cutter vibes, obligation guests and godawful chair covers!

 
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Madeleine Jones

Making Your Business Shine - Demystifying SEO

Madeleine Jones, better known as Maddy is the go to girl in the wedding and creative world for SEO, marketing strategy and copywriting. Her passion for what she does and her attention to detail along with her sense of fun forms a package that will make you wonder how you did things before she came along. Nicknamed by her clients as a unicorn, a guru and the "Queen of SEO" she writes, blogs and consults on SEO to a long list of wedding businesses in all corners of the globe.

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Siobhan Craven-Robins

Co - founder of The National Association of Wedding Professionals

www.nationalassociationofweddingprofessionals.co.uk

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Lester Gethings

Co - founder of The National Association of Wedding Professionals

www.nationalassociationofweddingprofessionals.co.uk

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Karen Waddilove

Head of PR and Media for Amara

www.amara.com

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Tina Reading

Editor Ultimate Wedding Magazine

www.ultimateweddingmagazine.co.uk

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Kirsten Butler

Venue Stylist - The Little Wedding Helper

www.littleweddinghelper.co.uk

Kim Herbing

Director of The Wedding Community Site

www.theweddingcommunity.com

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Kylie Carlson

Director of The UK Academy of Wedding & Event Planning

www.ukawep.co.uk