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Tuesday 5th & Wednesday 6th March 2019

Deer Park Country House Hotel


terry lewis - Wedding Marketing Mastery

A decade ago Terry was an under-booked, underpaid wedding supplier struggling to get decent wedding work and pay. Today despite premium pricing he is oversubscribed, sort-after by brides, planning UK and destination weddings. If you want to discover the difference between ‘then’ and ‘now’ and how you can apply it to your wedding business, please join Terry for his talk at the South West WedMeetup.


Sarah George - bride magazine

Sarah George is the digital editor of Bride magazine. She is currently responsible for, oversees Bride's extensive social media offering and develops Bride's portfolio of digital products. Prior to this role, Sarah was the deputy and online editor for a B2B hair and beauty publication and was also a member of the digital team for a utilities company. With 10 years' experience in magazine and digital journalism, Sarah has seen the media landscape change and evolve. Passionate about digital platforms and social media, Sarah is excited to see the direction in which publishing is taken next.

Kylie calson - Academy of Wedding & Event Planning

Kylie is the CEO of the Academy of Wedding and Event Planning she manages 6 regional virtual campuses across Australia, New Zealand, the UK, UAE, South East Asia and North America. Through the Academy she has helped launch the careers of over 3,000 wedding professionals and is a business expert for the industry.

Kylie also has her own YouTube Channel and is a sought after speaker around the world. Through her personal brand she offers an intensive online business school for creative entrepreneurs, CEO School, along with a business retreat held in locations globally.

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Yvonne Morris - CLOUD LEGAL

Yvonne holds both a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Law and is a certified Privacy Practitioner. She shas 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 is the CEO and founder of CloudLegal which is an online legal support platform.

Brendan Sleeman - wed magazine

Brendan is the owner of leading bridal magazine WED in Cornwall and Devon. Before WED he managed Movie Magic and Big Screen magazines which were a great success.

Mark Worden - Mihi Digital

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 and email marketing.

Aleisha McCormick - BRIDECHILLA

Aleisha McCormack is an Australian author, podcaster and TV producer. She has written, presented and produced some of Australia most loved television and whilst in the UK has worked with among others, ITV, BBC One and Channel 5. 

The Bridechilla brand has expanded recently with the launch of The Bridechilla Wedding Planning Guides and the ever-growing BridechillaCommunity on Facebook.

Sara pugh - eightwire

Sara is the co-founder and Managing Director who built Eight Wire into one of Cornwall’s most successful marketing and design agencies. While helming this award-winning business she has worked with brands around the world while keeping a focus on helping small businesses to grow their market presence in the South West UK.

Donna Sharpe - the wedding writer

Donna has 20 years in marketing and communications behind her, and has worked in digital marketing, photography, copy writing and is a social media buff. She achieved a Masters in Management and then with her job then went to winning the wedding media award at the South West Wedding Awards.

Nicola le Couteur Bisson & Denise Whitehair - The Cornish Celebrants

Both Denise and Nicola worked for Cornwall Registration Service for a total of nearly 30 years between them, and covered the registration of all life events, including conducting over two thousand legal marriage and civil partnership ceremonies. After a big re-organisation in 2014, they set up The Guild of Cornish Celebrants to provide a more bespoke offering for ceremonies free of any legal restrictions. 

**** Please note speakers are subject to change ****