Expert advice at The London Bridal Show

A whole team of experts will be ready to pass on top-level advice and suggestions at the Ask The Experts seminars at The London Bridal Show. These sessions will cover a host of topics; from how to reach out to consumers at wedding fairs, dealing with staff, balancing orders and promoting yourself in the media - and there will be a wide range of people in the know, providing you with all the help you need

Sunday 10.00-10.45 

Alex Butler, Event Director of the UK’s market-leading National Wedding Show, is focused on delivering the best possible events for the 90,000 consumers and 1,000 suppliers that attend the shows every year. She will let you know how you can reach out to consumers via bridal fairs.

Retailer Maria Musgrove has enjoyed 20 years with an international training company then 20 years in bridal retail. She’ll be able to help with queries relating to dealing with suppliers.

Harriet Hunt is a specialist luxury lifestyle consumer PR consultant with over ten years’ experience. She launched Harriet Hunt Communications three years ago, and is currently servicing fashion, accessories, bridal, interiors and hospitality brands. She is on the panel to give you the inside scoop on effective PR.

Michelle Royle, Group Editor of Perfect Wedding, the UK’s best-selling monthly bridal magazine, and You & Your Wedding, knows the industry inside and out, and will be able to tell you all about promoting yourself within the media.

Nick Day spent ten years as a bridal retailer and a further 30 on the manufacturing side with Justin Alexander dealing with thousands of shop owners. He knows all about the industry and is able to share his experiences from a supplier’s perspective

Sales and Marketing Director for Miranda Templeton and also UK Sales Agent for Modeca, Cabotine Bridal, Sassi B Bridesmaids and Couture Veil, Tony Bromilow, will be able to give you advice on balancing your orders.

Monday 16:00-16:45

Operations Manager of Private Label By G, Victoria Woodley has a passion for the industry she’s worked in for over 22 years. She’ll be able to tell you how you can make the most of big exhibitions

Self-confessed business obsessive and Bridal Buyer columnist Abigail Neill, heads up a team of ten customer-focused bridal and menswear staff. Her business has won 26 business awards so she definitely knows her stuff - and she’ll be able to tell you what there is to know about dealing with staff.

Michelle Royle, Group Editor of Perfect Wedding, the UK’s best-selling monthly bridal magazine, and You & Your Wedding, knows the industry inside and out, and will give you advice on promoting yourself within the media.

Laura Daly of award-winning boutique Bellissima Weddings, and former RBA chair, will be able to tell you all about the importance and value of association membership.

MD of Linzi Jay, Neil Flatley has been in the bridal industry for 30 years. He is an experienced mentor and advisor to small businesses, focusing on financial planning and understanding accounts for retail operations. He’ll be answering questions on controlling your cash flow.

 

These sessions are completely free and no advance registration is required - simply turn up and take a seat! Just make sure you’re registered to attend the show. Registration information can be found here.

 

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