We are thrilled to partner with a range of amazing speakers for our Be Sage Conference this August. When we sat down to set our curriculum for Be Sage, we asked ourselves: “What are the challenges that experienced business owners have in the wedding industry?” We came up with a list of questions and found the best people to speak on these topics.
HOW DO I EXPAND MY PRESS COVERAGE?
HOW DO I CATCH THE ATTENTION OF MAGAZINES, NEWSPAPERS, BLOGS, AND TELEVISION?
Introducing: Amy Flurry, Author of Recipe for Press
Amy Flurry is author of the popular guide to DIY publicity, Recipe for Press, designed to strengthen relationships between entrepreneurs and editors. Amy’s twenty years as a contributor to some of the biggest publications on the newsstand including InStyle, Conde Nast Traveler, Country Living, Design Sponge and Lucky, brings fresh perspective to in-house communications.
In addition to Recipe for Press, Amy co-founded Paper-Cut-Project, a company that conceives highly crafted installations for Kate Spade, Hermes, Valentino, Cartier and the Victoria & Albert museum. Paper-Cut-Project’s work has been featured in the NYT, Italian Vogue, Nylon, Selvedge and Marie Claire Taiwan.
Amy is also creative director of Parlore, a new project management app and marketplace for interior designers. She lives in Athens, GA with her husband, Alan, and two children.
5 How To’s you’ll gain from Amy:
1) How to craft a winning pitch.
2) How to make your website more editor friendly.
3) How to create relationships with media influencers.
4) How to get the attention of an editor in less than four seconds.
5) How to improve your product and brand photography.
We feel pretty strongly about partnering with companies and individuals that mirror and augment our own core values. Here are 3 core values that are fundamental to Amy and how she does business:
We hope you’ll join us this August!
BE SMART. BE BRIGHT. BE SAGE.
Ticket sales are open for Be Sage Conference.
Here’s a little refresher if you missed our post last month about our new conference:
We want you to have a deeper business strategy that will take your business to the next level. This isn’t a business theory conference. And, while you will certainly be inspired, we aim to prepare you with actual tools to use in your business (not just a hope and dream.)
We will continue to add conference details at: www.besageconference.com
Greenhouse Loft, Chicago | August 3-5, 2014
Tickets go on sale February 10th at 9am PST