Day 2 was ALL about Taking Care of Business — we spent the morning diving deep into the questions, practicalities, and challenges of being an entrepreneur.
Representatives from Hard Rock’s Wedding department shared their expertise with agents on things like social media marketing, planning, organization, communication, and collaboration with resorts. It really was invaluable to have these industry insiders right there, available for guidance and encouragement. They also received an entertaining but invaluable video marketing training from Noe Garcia, a Video Content Master.
Agents got a chance to say what was really on their minds as they are taking the leap and making a HUGE commitment to their futures. It’s thrilling — and it can be straight-up terrifying, too. So we did something that you probably won’t see at any other convention: we named our fears out loud and dealt with them. See those little scraps of paper on the floor? That’s all...
If you know me, you know: I’m not shy — but I don’t really like to talk myself up that much.
It feels kinda like bad karma because the reality is that most of everything we do is with the help of at least one other person and usually lots of other people along the way. But something also happened recently that I just feel SO PROUD about, and I’m bursting to share the great news and gorgeous pics.
A huge part of my exhilaration is that I have been working for so long to make this happen. It was the culmination of months of planning, years of work, and a vision to really transform how destination-wedding travel experts can have professional, fulfilling, and thriving businesses.
I launched Destination Wedding University this past year. The reason I started this 15-week intensive online program was that when I looked around, I saw a need to give agents who are passionate about destination weddings a place to get thorough, organized, in-depth, inside-track...
Founder & CEO Will Medina offers in-demand training on the unique organizational and business aspects of being a Destination Wedding Expert
Fort Lauderdale, FL, February 14, 2019 – Destination weddings currently account for 25% of all weddings annually. As a segment, it continues to grow each year across demographics. Will Medina — a nationally-recognized travel agent with nearly a decade of destination wedding planning experience — knew there was an increasing demand for high-quality instruction on the nuances of creating unforgettable weddings in beautiful locations.
In addition, he knew that many travel agents want to know how to build this part of their businesses, but don’t know the practical ins and outs of this unique space. “This niche requires a specific skill set that’s very different from other types of travel planning. Agents who try to jump in without mentoring get overwhelmed really quickly.” Medina had exactly the...