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    The Art of Surprise and Delight with WIPA and Tri-Valley Wedding Pros

    July 25, 2017
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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    Murrieta's Well
    3005 Mines Road
    Livermore, CA 94550
    https://murrietaswell.com/
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    Murrieta's Well welcomes us for an evening of networking, an AMAZING menu, and education from the owner of OFD Consulting, Meghan Ely as she presents:The Art of "Surprise and Delight" and Implementing it into Your Event Career!

    Want to make a lasting impression with clients, colleagues, and prospects alike? It's time to embrace "surprise and delight", a strategy that originated in the marketing world and is taking root in the event industry. It is a favorite among those looking to make a truly memorable impression. 

    During this session attendess will learn- 

    • How Fortune 500 companies improve customer acquisition and retention
    • When to implement it, from meetings with prospects to off-season surprises
    • How "surprise and delight" fits in a fast-paced world, with a busy workflow

     

    Say hello to Meghan! 

    OFD Consulting owner, Meghan Ely, combines in-the-trenches event experience with a love of wedding PR to empower her clients to take their businesses to new heights. She is a WeddingWire Education Expert as well as a regular contributor to Wedding Planner Magazine, Wedding Business Magazine, Honeybook, Catersource and SpecialEvents.com. 

    Meghan represents clients globally and has earned them coverage with the New York Times, Entrepreneur, Brides, Bridal Guide, the Knot, Martha Stewart Weddings, the Travel Channel, HGTV, Brit & Co and Refinery 29, among others. 

    Meghan is the national Vice-President for the Wedding International Professionals Association and the 2017 chair of the NACE conference education committee.  She is also an adjunct professor in the Mass Communication department at Virginia Commonwealth University, specializing in Public Relations. 

    This month, she is also launching the OFD Collective, the first membership site in the wedding industry to marry PR education with action. 

    THIS MEETING'S SPONSORS include

     

    Menu to be announced- stay tuned! 

     

     Register online 

     

    • $45 for Silicon Valley NACE Member
    • $70 for Guest
    • Raffle tickets: one for $5 and five for $20.  
    • Please RSVP by 5pm Wednesday, July 19, to avoid the $10 late fee.
    • If you encounter a problem registering, call Kevin Dennis at 925-373-1934.
       

     

    The Registration "fine print":  

     

    • Only Silicon Valley chapter Members can bring a check and pay at the door. 
    • SV Members may, but all others mustpre-pay with a credit card through the website. 
    • About cancellations: There are no cash refunds.   
    • The chef needs an accurate count, so your registration fee cannot be refunded if you are unable to attend
    • NO WALK INS WILL BE ABLE TO BE ACCOMODATED

     

     

     

     

    Tickets

    $5.00 One Raffle Ticket

    $20.00 Five Raffle Tickets

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