CCWEP Educates

Each year, in addition to our unmatched industry-specific networking opportunities, the CCWEP offers educational programs geared to help you streamline and grow your wedding & event business. These morning programs are offered
at various locations around Charlottesville. Check out the list (below) of past seminars and please consider joining us for our next one coming up in January. CCWEP Educates programs are a benefit of CCWEP membership. Join today!
Monday • January 8, 2018 • 9AM

The Art of Surprise & Delight and
Implementing it in the Wedding Industry

Speakers: Meghan Ely of OFD Consulting

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 this taking root in the event industry. It is a favorite among those looking to make a truly memorable impression.
Attendees 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.

Free for paid members. Join today!

Past Programs

january 2017

Social Media Tips & Tricks for Wedding Professionals

Brantley Ussery & Ellen Sewell
Convention & Visitors Bureau


April 2016

Setting Goals &
Developing a Marketing Plan

Speaker: Marijean Jaggers
of Jaggers Communication

Venue: Darden School of Business

November 2015

Your Wedding

Speaker: Meghan Ely
of OFD Consulting

Venue: Old Metropolitan Hall

August 2014

Your Social
Media Plan

Speaker: Jennifer Prince
of Hill City Bride

Venue: City Space

November 2013

Building Your
Business in the
Off Season

Speaker: Meghan Ely
of OFD Consulting

Venue: Restoration Hall