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How to Connect with the Millennial Bride & Increase Your Wedding Bookings

Lauren Randolph (Owner, My Hotel Wedding)

Location: Emperor's Ballroom

Date: Sunday, February 18

Time: 1:20pm - 1:45pm

Track: On-Premise, Hotels, Banquet Centers, Restaurants, Weddings & Special Events

Company Role: Catering Professionals: Operations, Sales, Marketing and Staff, Event Professionals, Owners & Executives

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Hotels will be selling weddings to millennials for the next 20 years. The brands who understand millennial brides will thrive.
Millennials think differently, communicate differently, and above all expect to be understood when they walk into a buying situation.
• More than 92% of brides currently planning their weddings are millennials
• Millennials switch attention between media platforms 27 times per hour
• Currently, 45% of successful wedding leads begin online (Google, hotel sites or blogs)
Join Lauren Randolph in this fast-paced 25 minute session as she helps you become proactive in closing leads, and be creative and nimble in structuring your pitches, packages, and communication methods with the millennial bride in mind.