Wedding Pros! Join the Wedding Market Summit for 2 days for 2 talks, 8 workshops, networking and an interactive panel on the latest in technology at the Guest House At Graceland in Memphis, TN. Explore the amazing things to do in Memphis including the home of the King of Rock N Roll Elvis Presley and Beale Street the home of the Blues.
Learn hands-on all the latest in Wedtech in small class sizes.
- How to create ads on Facebook and Instagram.
- How to transform your Instagram account with amazing photos and the proper hashtags.
- Turn your photos and video clips into video slideshows, quickly and easily.
- Fast track your business, maximize your output and sync your business and clients.
- Become a better writer to bring more brides to your wedding business.
Join a networking event with wedding pros from the Memphis area and Wedding Market Summit attendees for a Facebook Live broadcast of Wedding Market Live with panel experts on Wedtech.
Book a room at the four-star hotel Guest House at Graceland for $109/night. Use Wedding Market Live Event code 170410WEDD is the block code and the booking link is
You must book your room two weeks before the event to get this discount rate.
Schedule of events:
Tuesday, April 11th
8:00 to 9:30 am Session
10:00 – 11:30 Session
12:30 to 2:00 Session
2:30 to 4:00 Session
Fun In Memphis
Wednesday, April 12th
9:00am to 10:30 am Tech Trends Segments
11:00am to 12:00 Lunch & Networking with Wedding Market Summit Members & Memphis area wedding pros.
12:00pm to 1:15pm Wedding Market Live Panel Discussion
1:15pm to 2:00pm Networking & Guest House Of Graceland Tours
See our list of speakers:
Julie Albaugh is editor of WeddingMarketNews.com and host of the #WeddingMarket chat on Twitter every Wednesday. Some of her #weddingmarket guests have included Cake Boss, Disney Weddings, Preston Bailey, Colin Cowie, David Tutera, Randy Feoli, Sharon Sacks, Sandals, The Knot and WeddingWire. Wedding Market was selected as #3 of the top 10 Social Media influencers in the Wedding Industry by Wed Biz Media. The #weddingmarket hashmark has a tweet reach of between 2 to 28 million each week.
Edward Babbage is focused on revolutionizing the way wedding and event planners create day-of timelines with Timeline Genius. Prior to starting Timeline Genius, he was the founder of two other tech companies, Resonant Vibes and TV Dinner.
Rebecca Brooks is the head of the Customer Owner Department at Animoto. She loves teaching business owners how they can stand out on social media / online using the power of video. She has taught at Wedding MBA and has also created online courses on Skillshare and CreativeLive around using Animoto to create effective video marketing.
Carolyn Gerin A quiet storm amidst the social media milieu, Anti-Bride, the reality-driven, bestselling 3-book series was the first voice in the alterna-bridal pop cultural space — since 2002, the longest selling bridal title in the history of Chronicle Books — inspiring countless blogs in its wake. Carolyn Gerin is the Anti-Bride series creator, and introduced the notion that a one-size-fits-all wedding is a thing of the past, while innovation and personal style is the future. She also served as Sr. Editor of Destination I Do, the #1 international romance travel magazine for a decade. Today Carolyn is focused on wed-futurists with the first-to-market WedTech Summit conferences + community: providing the access point to the wed-market by uniting innovative wedding vendors, brands, influencers, platforms, players, investors, technologies and startups pivoting the space, all pointing to the digitally engaged wedding couple. Mission: to build the community, educate and innovate the wedding industry, and foster partnerships in a deal-making environment.
Ashley Jones of Ashley Ann’s Events is a talented wedding and event designer. She is equipped with a with a B.A. in Finance and M.B.A. Ashley’s has made a name for herself by offering beautiful , unique, professional designs and productions. She inspires creative detail, and modern, elegant atmospheres. She is also an outstanding business woman excelling in social media lead generations, lead magnets, funnels, and return paths. Ashley’s offices are Based in Little Rock, AR and Dallas, TX. She has become one of the most sought after designers in the South!
Beyond creating personalized events for clients, Angela is known for implementing technology to operate a paperless organization and leveraging her education in psychology to master communication with clients, vendors, and team members. As a thriving entrepreneur, her passion for helping others has carried her from starting her career in mental health to being one of the most well-known educators and celebrity wedding planners in the world. As a result of her business success, Angela is a member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization, a global business network for entrepreneurs whose companies gross more than $1 million annually. She has been featured in Success Magazine for Modernizing an Industry Better Known for Tulle than Tech.
As Director of Education & Industry Innovation of The Knot, Anja Winikka combines her audience development and editing skills with her weddings expertise to bring the most of-the-moment wedding trends and insights to millions of creative wedding professionals across the country.
Anja is also a sought-after TV personality and weddings expert and has been a popular source for wedding trends, planning tips and advice and etiquette for the Today Show, Good Morning America, ABC 20/20, CNN Headline News, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and local news segments across the country.
Prior to her current role, Anja oversaw TheKnot.com content strategy as well as the digital editorial and social media teams. Her team launched The Knot News blog and grew it to 7 million monthly unique visitors, nearly doubled The Knot social audience and set unprecedented editorial newsletter open and referral rates. During her tenure, The Knot audience grew from 7 million to 11.8 million monthly unique visitors.