9:15 – 10:00 a.m.
Registration & Networking Breakfast
10:00 a.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks
Beth Erickson, Visit Loudoun
Emcee & Panels Moderator
Kevin Olivera – President, Olivera Music Entertainment
10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Pro Panel – You Have Questions, They Have Answers!
Christopher Coles – General Manager, Dulles Airport Marriott
Mark Eli – Special Events Coordinator for the Loudoun County Office of Emergency Management
Robert Weil – Law Office of Robert J. Weil, PLLC
Casie Griffith, Commercial Lines Director at Loudoun Insurance Group
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The Power of Inclusivity – Connecting with Diverse Couples
MaryLou Pernod – Northeast Regional Director, The Knot
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Networking Lunch & Prize Drawings
1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Today’s Millennial Couples: Selling to Millennials
1:45 – 2:30 p.m. Best Practices: Hospitality
Debbie Zurschmeide-Schoeb – The Stable at Bluemont Vineyards
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Marketing & Social Media Panel – Demystifying Marketing
Glory Barbaris – Founder & Creative Director, Always Creating Studio Weddings & Events; Creator & Social Media Influencer, Always Creating Blog
Katie Barchas Wilson – President & Chief Marketect, The Market Group Inc.
Rebecca Barnes – Publisher, Brides & Weddings of Northern Virginia Magazine; Director of Women’s Wedding Network
Chris Myers – Marketing Manager, Fleetwood Farm Winery