Industry Networking – The UK South West WedMeetup

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Cornwall based female entrepreneurs Hazel Parsons, from Hazel Parsons Wedding and Event Consultancy & Jenny Wren, from Jenny Wren Wedding and Events Planning have announced an ambitious and exciting new event named South West WedMeetup!

Following on from the success of the Cornwall and Devon WedMeetup events the South West WedMeetup will bring together over 200 wedding businesses from across the South  West, starting from Bristol all the way down the south coast of Cornwall. 

Founder of the WedMeetup Events, Hazel is well-known as the wedding industry super-connector in the South West of England. Her eponymous consultancy provides wedding businesses, venues and suppliers, with targeted marketing, sales, management and consultancy. Whilst Co-organiser Jenny brings a wealth of experience as one of Cornwall’s leading independent wedding and event planners. 

This 2-day wedding business expo is aimed at those of you who run, own or work within a UK based wedding business.  The event will include networking, a wedding business help desk, trade show, marketing and empowerment workshops and an impressive line up of speakers. 

Each WedMeetup is headed up by Industry Gurus covering a range of informative topics created specifically for wedding businesses. This combined with organisers Hazel and Jenny’s fresh approach to networking allows attendees to learn new skills, build new connections, generate referrals and take bookings.

The event is set to take place at the multi-award winning Deer Park Country House Hotel in Devon on Monday 26th & Tuesday 27th February 2018 from 10.00am – 4.30pm. For the full itinerary head over to the WedMeetup website

A one day pass to the event costs £110.00 per person and a two day pass costs £195.00 per person which includes full access to all areas of the event, refreshments throughout the day, a buffet lunch, presentations, workshops and the chance to network with other attendees. 

To book your ticket or find out more about attending, exhibiting or sponsoring this event please visit


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Leading Wedding & Entertaining Expert, David Tutera is hailed as an artistic visionary whose ability, uniquely creative talents and outstanding reputation have made him a tremendous success in the lifestyle arena. Tutera has created a name for himself by taking his passion for designing spectacular events and transforming it into a lifestyle.

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Today, David Tutera presides over an award winning company built from experience, dedication and Tutera’s natural talent for transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. His name has become synonymous with style, elegance, creativity and vision. David Tutera has a natural talent for transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. His name has become synonymous with style, elegance, creativity and vision.

Honored by Life & Style Magazine as “Best Celebrity Wedding Planner,” David’s impressive client list includes Jewel, Star Jones’ wedding, Real Housewife Taylor Armstrong’s wedding, Los Angeles Clippers’ Chris Paul’s wedding, NY Giants Antonio Pierce’s wedding, Shannen Doherty’s wedding and events for Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, Brandy and Ray J, Jenni “JWoww” Farley, Lil’ Kim, the Official Post Grammy Parties in New York City, Elton John, Barbara Walters, the Rolling Stones, Nancy Reagan, Prince Charles, The White House, private events for the Vice President, Kenneth Cole, Tommy Hilfiger, Susan Lucci, The John F. Kennedy Center, as well as countless film premieres and celebrity parties for royalty, politicians and socialites.

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