Event Registration

ISSE Savannah-March 3-4, 2013

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Dates & Schedule:
March 3rd, 2013
ISS Experience Welcome Party at the Mansion on Forsyth Park
7:00pm-10:00pm Cocktails, Dinner Party and surprises!

March 4th, 2013
ISS Experience at at Savannah Station
8:30am-12:00pm General Session (New Attendees and Alumni)
12:00pm-1:30pm Luncheon 
1:30pm-5:00pm Alumni Breakout Session with Stacie
1:30pm-5:00pm Speaker Sessions with New Attendees
5:00pm-5:30pm Graduation

Welcome Party Location:
Mansion on Forsyth Park
700 Drayton Street
Savannah, GA 31401

ISS Experience Location:
Savannah Station
601 Cohen Street 
Savannah, GA 31401

Investment:
ISSE Welcome Party and Experience
$550 per person  or
2 attendees = $825 (buy one bring a friend 1/2 off)

*******space is limited!********

Room blocks are available at the following locations, please ask for the special ISS Experience Room Rate:
Mansion on Forsyth Park  (site of ISS Experience)

$169/night
(912) 238-5158

Doubletree by Hilton Savannah
$134.00/night
(912) 721-2305 

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What is Included in your ISS Experience Fee

Sunday Welcome Cocktail Party
Monday full day Experience, Breakfast, Luncheon
Swag bag and other surprises
Copious amount of information, networking, new friends, FUN  and more!
**Special private ISSE Alumni Session with Stacie Francombe

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Mark your calendars for MARCH 3-4th and be a part of the Inspire Smart Success Experience that has the wedding industry world talking! That’s right, Savannah, we are headed your way!

Learn how to build your brand and grow your business to success with tricks of the trade, smart business advice and actionable tools designed just for you – the wedding industry entrepreneur.  Not only will you learn from established and respected wedding industry insiders, but you’ll do it in a fun environment! Forget the boring snooze-fest seminar – this will be an evening of partying and networking with new friends followed by a full day of educational, eating, and fun surprises. 

So, what will you take away from this amazing Experience?

  • +How to MAKE MONEY ONLINE: Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest
  • +Public Relations and your Business:  Getting Published and Getting on TV
  • +What you need to know for BRANDING and REBRANDING your business
  • +ENTREPRENEURSHIP – Strategies and advice for managing your business
  • +Amazing new FRIENDS and business-building RELATIONSHIPS

**Are you an ISSE Alumni?  You will be invited to do a full afternoon session one-on-one with Stacie to continue your learning from previous ISS Experiences.  It will be in a more intimate setting and we will discuss everything from goal setting, finding new business, to budgets, to branding, hiring and firing and much more!**

ISSE Savannah Speakers
 

Stacie Francombe is the founder of Inspire Smart Success, a three-tiered approach to helping wedding industry businesses grow and succeed utilizing the ISS Magazine, ISS Experience and ISS Mentoring. Stacie is committed to changing how the wedding industry learns and networks, both one-on-one through her mentoring program, as a group with fun, educational seminars and networking events, and individually, providing wedding industry professionals with a magazine they can learn from at their leisure. Stacie loves nothing more than being able to use her talents and knowledge to help the wedding industry grow and thrive and to see wedding vendors find success through using smart business practices.  Stacie will share her marketing savvy and experience growing companies across print, broadcast and online platforms, leading the panels and hosting the entire ISS Experience!

Jacqueline Nwobu is the Co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of Munaluchi Bride Magazine, the leading nationally distributed wedding magazine catering to women of color. With no prior experience within the publishing industry, Jacqueline and her husband managed to launch Munaluchi Bride Magazine in 2010 and obtain national distribution within major retailers including Target and Barnes and Noble.   Women of color are major contributors to the billion dollar wedding industry, yet, their presence within major bridal publications and websites/blogs is rare. Jacqueline's vision and determination to fill this void is what gave her the strength and willpower to break into and positively impact an industry she knew very little about. Prior to launching Munaluchi Bride, Jacqueline obtained her B.S. degree in Medical Technology and worked for major pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies, including Johnson and Johnson. The rapid success of her magazine has landed her interviews on NBC, ABC, and WPIX NY. Jacqueline resides in New Jersey with her husband and three children.   

Blair deLaubenfels is a published author, public speaker, former wedding photographer and co-founder of JunebugWeddings.com, the popular wedding website well known for its trusted Hotlists of the World’s Best Wedding Professionals. As Junebug’s Director of Member Relations, Blair maintains relationships with hundreds of leaders in the wedding industry, and evaluates countless business websites every month for their content, usability and brand cohesion. Her dedication to providing value to Junebug's member advertisers while ensuring the quality of Junebug's recommendations has made Junebug Weddings one of the most sought-after advertising options on the Internet

Christy Weber is co-founder and Executive Editor of JunebugWeddings.com. With over a decade of experience as a fine-art wedding photographer, Christy now manages the content and development of the Junebug website, and writes the enormously popular blogs What Junebug Loves and Photobug. A highly creative strategic thinker, published author, and regular guest speaker at wedding industry events, Christy is an expert on how to get your work published and how to make a cohesive branding statement throughout your marketing and online presence.

For over twelve years Shawn Rabideau has worked in all aspects of the event production and design industry and is the founder and President of Shawn Rabideau Events & Design; a full-service event production, destination, floral design and lifestyle company that produces and designs intimate to large-scale events such as weddings, bar/bat-mitzvahs, product launches and more!  Shawn is most notably known for his appearances on Bravo TV’s hit reality series Bethenny Ever After and Bethenny Getting Married?.  He has appeared on ABC's Good Morning America, Fox News, the Style Network’s Whose Wedding is it Anyway? and TV Land’s Best Night In. He is the current spokesperson for FineStationery.com and a featured expert and contributor to Celebrations.com, a national lifestyle entertaining website.  As a result of his accumulated experience, Shawn speaks nationally and is often featured as an expert and contributor to numerous publications such as The New York Times, Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine, The Knot, New York Weddings Magazine, Brides Magazine, DailyCandy.com, AOL’s PopEater, Bride and Bloom Magazine, Bridal Guide Magazine, Get Married Magazine, Woman’s World Magazine, SmartBride.com and many others.

*speakers subject to change

So sign up today and secure your spot for fun, new friends, and most importantly, the business tools and guidance you need to succeed as an entrepreneur in the wedding industry.  We can’t wait to see you there!

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ISS EXPERIENCE BUZZ

"What an amazing day at the ISS Experience. If you are a business and you didn't get a chance to attend; you missed out on an unbelievable learning opportunity. I feel so blessed to have been able to attend. Thank you Stacie  and all of the panelists that participated. So excited to work even harder to grow the business!  I feel like someone just gave me a check for 1,000,000 and I'm going back to Wilmington North Carolina to cash it! This experience changed a lot of lives!" ~Khalilah T. Olokunola

 "Kudos to Stacie Francombe and everyone at ISSE ! I've never been to an event where I have learned, laughed, celebrated and met so many amazing people! Can't wait to do it again!" ~Eddy Martinez

"I think the event was so well put together and executed. All of the printed materials were just beautiful and the attention to detail did not go unnoticed. Details make such a difference in the overall experience of an event and all of you who put the event together should be so proud of yourselves. Thanks again for a fab time:) I had such a wonderful time-- beginning to end! I met so many interesting people and learned so much. Thank you for the amazing experience!" ~Jackie James

"ISSE was amazing! I loved meeting and being inspired by so many wonderful, talented, brilliant people! It was the best week EVER. Still basking in the joy of every moment of that conference. THANK YOU to Stacie and the whole team for everything they did to make it such a magical experience. THANK YOU to all the attendees for being so bad-ass and inspiring. I feel so lucky to have been involved. What an incredible week! xoxo ~Dana LaRue Stiebel

 "Grateful for so many new friends with fabulous aspirations. The warmth and authenticity with which we all interacted was priceless. Genuine interactions breed true and lasting relationships. L.O.V.E." ~Kathy Romero

"Stacie there are just not enough words to express what a FANTASTIC JOB you did. In the ISS abbreviation every letter stands for itself and says it all. We are very honored to be a part of your network and hope to continue our relationship." ~Michael & Kristin Valdma

"The ISS experience today was a fun learning experience as well as a great networking event. The panel was very knowledgeable and your a fountain of information. I only wish I had all this information a few years ago!" ~Derek Wintermute
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Want to do more than just attend? Awesome! There are sponsor and partnership opportunities, email Sandie Ivers to learn more!

~Space is limited
~Registration is non-refundable but is transferable
~Fees do not include air travel to Savannah.  When booking flights be to call ISSE preferred travel agent Liz Culpepper at 505-792-6577 or email her at liz@lizelletravel.net!
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Thanks to all of our partners for helping to make ISSE Savannah a HUGE INSPIRED SUCCESS!

 

 

 

 

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We are sorry but registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact us if you would like to know if spaces are still available.