Here is the Marquee Show Educational Agenda Sunday-Tuesday Written by marqueeshow on April 13, 2018

Sunday July 8, 2018

Mastermind Workshop with Alan Berg

What’s better than hearing great presentations? How about also spending the day, in a small group, with Alan Berg CSP!

That’s right, when Alan Berg comes to Chicago this July for The Marquee Show, he’s coming in early to host a Group Mastermind Day, but only for up to 10 businesses. Will you be one of them?

What is a Mastermind Day?

It’s a collaborative learning, and consulting session, where up to 10, success-minded businesses, spend the day discussing common business challenges, concerns and techniques.

Is this only for DJ’s?

No, this is for all Wedding & Event pros – but only the first 10 businesses to register!

For more details and/or to register for Alan’s Mastermind Workshop click on the link below.

Monday July 9, 2018

Breakfast with Scott Faver, “The Game Master”

For the early riser, join Scott Faver at 7:00 a.m. for a “get your morning started” session filled with excitement and fun with The Game Master. Scott’s energy is overwhelming and he is loaded with a ton of fun games, great marketing ideas, and general knowledge that will start your day out the right way.

How to “Click” with Everyone Every Time David Rich

David Rich a best-selling author and presenter. You may have read one of his books Contagious Selling, How to Stay Motivated on a Daily Basis, or How to Click with Everyone Every Time.

All Things Gay Wedding Bernadette Smith

Bernadette Smith is founder and president of 14 Stories and the Gay Wedding Institute (GWI), and award-winning author of three books, including The Business of Gay Weddings: A Guide for Wedding Professionals.

Average to Luxury Mentality over Product Brian Bounessissi

Brian Bounessissi is an international performing mobile dj as well as the owner of B-Boy Productions doing business in New York, Florida, and Southern California. His talent and drive to give customers the best customer experience possible have led to his list of high-profile clients which includes Elton John, P Diddy, Snoop Dogg, Gwyneth Platrow, Tony Hawk, Jim Carrey, ESPN X Games Skateboarding, Sun Dance Fill Festival, and the Dr. Phil Show to name a few.

Perfecting your 11 Second Elevator Speech Catherine John

A one-time wallflower, Catherine developed her way with words as a radio news anchor and morning show side-chick. She worked alongside legendary Chicago DJs Larry Lujack, Fred Winston, and John Landecker. Launching her own business, Catherine discovered she was a natural at networking, thanks to the skills she’d honed as a radio personality. She coaches clients in those same talking AND listening skills because they’re the key to successful marketing and sales. Catherine shows her audiences how to get out of the boring introduction rut, have real conversations with real impact. Ultimately increasing their influence and income.

Why Don’t They Call Me? Convert your digital inquiries to sales Alan Berg

It would be so much easier if they’d just pick up the phone and call you… but it’s not happening these days, so you need to learn how to handle your email, text, Facebook messenger and other digital inquiries the right way. Fortunately, Alan Berg is an expert on this, and he’s going to be sharing the best tips from his newest book – Why Don’t They Call Me? 8 Tips for Converting Wedding & Event Inquiries Into Sales! Come to this session and learn:

The biggest mistake most wedding and event pros make when replying to inquiries
How to get them to get back to you, fast!
The one, simple tip, that can make all the difference

Building you’re “Rockstar Team.” Matt Radicelli

As Founder and CEO of Rock The House in Cleveland, Ohio, Matt Radicelli leads a team of more than 135 employees who produce and perform at over 1,800 events per year including corporate events, non-profit galas, weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, and more. Valedictorian of his Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses class, member of Entrepreneurs Organization (EO), past president of the International Live Events Association (ILEA), and current President of DJ Think Tank, one of Matt’s main passions is to share his experience and knowledge with other business owners. He speaks, coaches, and mentors throughout the country, but never stops learning. His motto, “Delegate, Decline, Do” keeps him on track daily to give his time and attention where it’s needed most.

How to Build a Standout Wedding Brand By The Knot’s Anja Winikka

Anja Winikka is the Director of Education & Industry Innovation for The Knot​. In her seminar How to Build a Standout Wedding Brand she will explain articulating your brand to millennials, digital branding must-dos, and case studies that show certain companies and how they has established themselves as a standout brand.

ADJA National Meeting

Join the American Disc Jockey Association at their national meeting. You do not have to be a member to attend. During the national meeting you will learn what the goal of the ADJA is and how it serves the disc jockey industry. You will also witness a series of awards given out to members for service to the industry and to charity.

Tuesday July 10, 2018

Breakfast with the Game Master

For the early riser, join Scott Faver at 7:00 a.m. for a “get your morning started” session filled with excitement and fun with The Game Master. Scott’s energy is overwhelming and he is loaded with a ton of fun games, great marketing ideas, and general knowledge that will start your day out the right way.

Achieve Life Balance John Murphy

“The Journey to Health Wealth and Happiness”. Discover the things you can do to live life with vitality and passion. This interactive and thought provoking seminar led by industry icon John Murphy is designed to help you grow to the next level of your life personally & professionally by taking action NOW!

The Foundation of Social Media Success through blogging Andy Ebon 

Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram… all these social media platforms and more have one thing in common. Your work and promotion occurs on their platform. In the event that one of those platforms changes or shuts down, you have no say over it.

Blogs, though, exist on their own server on the internet. You generate your own content and attract your own traffic and activity. In this session, Andy Ebon will explain how to build a blog, develop original content and promote your essays.

6 Steps to Wedding Show Success Alan Berg

It sounds easy: buy a booth and wait for the sales to come in… but the reality is that wedding show success, like any form of marketing and promotion, requires planning and follow through. Alan, who attended his first wedding show as a vendor over 20 years ago, will help you demystify the process and show you how to maximize your return.

Come to this session and hear:

What you need to be doing before the show, to ensure your success
The 6 Steps you should be taking to get the most out of the show
What 90% of wedding show vendors are not doing, but should be

The Tech Side of Photobooths Bill Vahrenkamp

A great photo booth photo finishes off a great experience in anyone’s photo booth.

What to do for great photos and what’s new for 2018 from the tech side?

Some things I will be covering.

Different types of lights for your booth. Pros and Cons.
Basic equipment and software tech.
Printers and printer drivers.
Hot new options for your printer. Pano and square prints.
Cameras and exposures.
Come and maximize your booth for your clients.

Djs going Live (Musically) Adam Weitz 

It is true that in the late 1980’s the dj revolution changed wedding receptions and social events forever. Djs replaced live entertainment and featured the original artists being played as well as offering a larger selection of choices for the client to choose from. 30 years later however select high end djs are now adding live entertainers to their dj entertainment packages. During Adam’s presentation, he will walk you through how he has added to his company’s bottom line and differentiated himself from his competition by adding live musicians to his company. Most importantly, he will be walking you though the process of how you can do it in your company.

How I made $300k off of an iPad Chris Meyer 

Chris has been in the photo booth industry for just over 5 years – and in that time he has grown his companies into a national photo boothing powerhouse. Known mostly for slow motion – his brands range from super simple to the most extravagant of setups. Having completed over 3,500 events his teams (which cover 28 cities in North America) have seen it and done it all. Chris will be providing information on the hottest trend in the industry – iPad based photo booths. Come and learn how this vertical has grossed him over $300,000 in the first 12 months of adding iPad to their lineup.

Projector Mapping / Cake Mapping Donnie Lewis

There is no question that all of the wedding magazines and wedding related social media pages are featuring projector mapping as a type of décor and more specifically cake mapping is completely changing the game when it comes to lighting décor. Donnie Lewis will walk you through how this is done and give you the tools necessary to start adding this technology.

Corporate Photo Booth Activations Matt Windsor

While the majority of photo booth companies focus their efforts on weddings, mitzvahs, and school events, Matt Windsor’s company Tag Prints Digital focuses his business on corporate activations with a social media integration. Their client base includes CDW, Jack Daniels, Facebook, Ferrari. And CBS to name but a few. During Matt’s seminar, he will make you aware of what this market is and how you can go about capturing a portion of it in your own market place.

Donnie Lewis’s Paid Workshop on advanced projector mapping and cake mapping.

At Donnie’s advanced projection mapping workshop you will have the opportunity to learn how to navigate and manipulate Arkaos Grandvj to create a cake map and set up a wall for a larger scale projection. We will answer any questions and possibly demo the answers plus go over some tips and tricks for using Grandvj to its max potential, including layering visuals, effects and using the crop panel.

Wednesday July 11, 2018

Our Wednesday agenda will be up shortly the line up is amazing.

Thursday July 12, 2018 

Randy Bartlett’s microphone technique workshop only has room for 12 participants. We are currently have 7 people registered. Make sure you register for his workshop before it’s sold out.

Register for your pass today by clicking on this link.