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WII 028: Rob Schenk Equips You with an Understanding of Key Legal Issues

For the 28th episode of our Wedding Industry Insider podcast, I had the privilege of interviewing Rob Schenk, Editor in Chief of Wedding Industry Law Online and trial attorney at Schenk Smith LLC.

Rob has been representing wedding industry professionals for nearly a decade, and his legal expertise extends to a broad range of crucial issues affecting wedding planners.
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WII 027: Candice Coppola Delves into the Crucial Subject of Strategy

For the 27th episode of our Wedding Industry Insider podcast, I had the privilege of interviewing Candice Coppola, owner of Jubilee Events and Jubilee Events: Caribbean.

Candice has a decade of experience as a wedding planner and designer, and she’s a published author. More recently, her natural talent and passion for business have led her to become a wedding industry mentor.
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WII 026: Laurie Hartwell Reveals Her Winning Strategies for Getting Venue Referrals

For the 26th episode of our Wedding Industry Insider podcast, I had the privilege of interviewing Laurie Hartwell, the founder and CEO of The Bridal Society!

Laurie has over 24 years of experience in the wedding industry, serving as a planner for a wide range of elite clientele. Through her work with The Bridal Society, Laurie has taught and mentored thousands of wedding planners, helping them achieve new levels of success.
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WII 025: Michael Cerbelli Discusses the Importance of Transparency and Constant Growth

For the 25th episode of our Wedding Industry Insider podcast, I had the privilege of interviewing Michael Cerbelli, one of the premier event planners in New York City and the founder of The Hot List!

As the president of Cerbelli Creative, Michael has designed and executed first-class events from New York to New Delhi, Los Angeles to London, and Switzerland to St. Petersburg. His reputation has made him the go-to entertainment producer for the weddings of Billy Joel, Robert De Niro, and Sir Paul McCartney, among others.
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WII 024: Vanessa Joy Reveals How to Run a Top-Tier Wedding Business Working at Peak Efficiency

Wanna learn a new system for running your wedding business with dramatically increased efficiency?

If so, then this podcast episode is for you!

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WII 023: Ron Ben-Israel on the Art of Staying True to Yourself

For this episode of our Wedding Industry Insider podcast, I had the privilege of interviewing Ron Ben-Israel, chef/owner of one of the finest couture cake studios in the nation.

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WII 022: Shannon Underwood Helps You Become a Successful Speaker in the Wedding Industry

Wanna elevate your personal brand by becoming a successful speaker in the wedding industry?

If so, then this podcast episode is for you!

Shannon Underwood is the Conference Director for the esteemed Wedding MBA conference in Las Vegas. Her responsibilities include managing trade show booths, designing content for classes, and hiring and training all of the conference speakers. Shannon’s role at the Wedding MBA conference has given her a perfect vantage point for studying the techniques of many of the top speakers in the wedding industry. Her professional experience has also perfectly positioned her to know how to get the most out of attending wedding industry conferences.

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WII 021: Christine Traulich Reveals How to Be a Superstar When You Work with Invitation Designers

Wanna learn how to build A+ working relationships with invitation designers?

Wanna hear tips on business and design from a creative pioneer in the wedding and event industry?

If so, then this podcast episode is for you!

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WII 020: Alan Berg Gives You Four Steps to Get More Sales

If you’re a wedding planner and you’re looking to book more sales and clients, then this podcast episode is for you!

Alan Berg has been dubbed “the leading international speaker and expert on the business of weddings and events.” He has over 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, and sales management and more than 20 years experience in wedding-related marketing. Alan is the only Certified Speaking ProfessionalĀ® in the wedding and event industry, and he’s the author of three books. Alan speaks to thousands of business professionals every year through webinars, live presentations, and audio and video recordings. And his clients range from large corporations to individuals and solopreneurs.

In this interview, Alan shares four actionable steps that wedding and event planners can take to book more sales and clients. He addresses powerful topics such as the following:

  • Why you must invest in yourself the same way you expect others to invest in you
  • How to systematically get the attention of your potential clients
  • Detailed advice for getting inquiries from your desired clientele
  • The most effective tactics for booking appointments with your potential clients
  • How and when to actually close the sale with clients
  • His #1 overall piece of advice for wedding professionals

To hear Alan’s interview, you can press the play button below. And be sure to subscribe to our podcast in iTunes.

I want to say a special Thank You to Alan for sharing these insights with our Timeline Genius community.

Please take this information, act on it, and carry on the journey toward fulfilling your dreams!