What is it?
The Destination Masterclass is a one-day conference in NYC tailored to the needs of the luxury destination wedding and travel industry. Designed specifically for GMs, Directors of Sales, Marketing Executives, Wedding Sales, Tourism Board Specialists, Event Planners and Strategists, this two-day intensive focuses on learning how to identify, reach, appeal, capture and maximize destination wedding clients. All aspects of marketing are addressed in detail -- with clear action items and how-to directives for success. Fresh, current, ahead-of-the-curve content, a clear understanding of the destination client and specific strategies for success are the hallmark of this exclusive, invitation-only conference.
On January 29, 2018, join us at a unique conference for the destination wedding industy. An intimate group of attendees will be welcomed to an intense two-day workshop providing unparalleled access to Destination Influencers, Editors, Travel PR experts, Destination Wedding Couples, Destination Event Planners and Social Media experts. Intensive sessions on the following topics include: Social Media Strategy, The American Millennial Consumer, Web Design for Success, Fam Trip Value, Influencers and How to Utilize Them, What Wedding Planners Want, and Building a Marketing Strategy. Our speakers include successful industry experts who have a proven, actionable strategies in destination wedding and events.
how can i convert my social media to bookings...AND WHAT RESOURCES DO I DEDICATE TO this ever changing media?
what does the millennial couple want...and how can i give it to them?
how do i host a celebrity/influencer wedding...and have it convert to bookings?
should i participate in bridal shows, fam trips, travel shows...AND HOW DO I DECIDE?
how do i build meaningful relationships that generate bookings...and who should i target?
Should You Attend?
The Destination Masterclass is dedicated to the decision-makers in the luxury destination wedding field. Venue owners, Wedding Experts, Tourism Boards, Travel Professionals, Wedding Sales Executives, GMs, Event Planners, Vendors and Strategists benefit the most from this hands-on, intensive, two-day event. Classes are intended to provide actionable strategies for success -- if you direct a team, implement strategy, set company priorities, manage bridal sales or work with social media and Internet implementation, this is the event for you. Our carefully curated class with up to 30 wedding destination executives provides intimate, value-driven networking opportunities with our speakers and further access to industry influencers -- from Editors-in-Chief of top bridal publications to Celebrity Destination Wedding Planners. When not in the classroom, intimate meals, break-outs and focus groups with destination planners and brides create unparalleled access -- relationships on which to build your destination wedding business.
We welcome the following sponsors with whom we have partnered to provide the best value to our participants.
Martha Stewart Weddings
Martha Stewart Weddings has long been the leader in luxury weddings inspiration and ideas for honeymoon and travel. Editorial coverage in this quarterly wedding "bible" is considered the pinnacle of wedding success.
The Glass Houses
Our chic event host venue is a New Yorker's insider spot for an intimate wedding, social or corporate event. Located in NYC's Chelsea Arts Tower, its floor to ceiling windows provide one of the best views in NYC.
Surprise and delight. Engaging Invites provide a truly unique, innovative and stunning luxury invite to any event. It's rare that anything is truly innovative or surprising, this new product is especially relevant to the destination marketplace.
Founded by professional photographers, Artifact Uprising is an online resource for elevated photo products that empowers the creative in everyone. By remaining true to its eco-conscious roots and documenting lives with photos that can live with permanence off of phones and computers, the company has revolutionized event documentation.