After a successful first edition of Bridelux Symposium, the second edition that will be taking place in the iconic Savoy and Langham hotels in the heart of London will be held from 30 October to 1 November 2019.
Bridelux Symposium is a 3 day event for the wedding industry to listen to keynote speakers, contribute to panel debates, network and develop their knowledge and expertise to better their business.
- 28 high profile international speakers discussing key topics to grow your business
- 3 days to network and brainstorm with the industry’s biggest and best names
- Welcome reception drinks party at Hotel Café Royal
- Keynote sessions with breakfast and lunch intervals, hosted at world renowned London hotels, The Savoy and The Langham
- Wedding-themed 'Til Death Do Us Party' Halloween evening at Two Temple Place
- Thames Cruise aboard the luxurious Silver Sturgeon with afternoon tea
- Black tie gala dinner finale at The Savoy, London with the presentation of the inaugural Bridelux Awards
The lineup of speakers for Bridelux Symposium 2019 is impressive! Top experts in their fields will take part in this upscale business-to-business event to enrich the discussion wtih their expert knowledge and long experience in a wide range of topics. These include:
Grace Ormonde: Grace Ormonde is a special guest of the event. She is the co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of Grace Ormonde Wedding Style, a luxury wedding magazine with a focus on fashion, jewelry, decor, travel and lifestyle. She is also the author of Being in Love Never Goes out of Style: Grace Ormonde Weddings.
Jennifer Zabinski: Premiere event planner. Unparalleled in design, innovation, and detail. Named in Vogue’s “Best Wedding Planners in the US, Canada and Overseas”.
Johnny Roxburgh: Johnny Roxburgh has spent the last 3 decades as a ‘design gypsy’ travelling the world, planning some of the most glamorous parties and at the same time creating a unique ideas ‘library’ of the exotic, the mundane and the dazzling.
Jes Gordon: Provides high end, personal event design and management with loads of signature style. Her first book, Party Like A Rock Star (Globe Pequot Press), provides everyone with the tools they need to throw the party of their dreams, regardless of their budget.
Elizabeth Solaru: Elizabeth Solaru is the multi-award winning founder of Elizabeth's Cake Emporium. Recognised as one of the best wedding cake companies in the world, the company creates beautifully handcrafted cakes that are adorned with the most realistic edible jewellery, sugar flowers, lace, pearls and gems.
Phillipa Lepley: Phillipa Lepley is London’s go-to couturier for stylish dresses with lasting beauty. Having built up an international reputation over 30 years creating stand-out bespoke dresses, the atelier and shop are now based in the heart of Chelsea.
Siobhan Craven-Robins: Siobhan is acknowledged in the industry as the UK’s first Wedding Planner. She is now established as one of the UK’s leading wedding co-ordinators. Her beautiful weddings have been featured in Hello, OK! and many bridal magazines in various countries around the world.
Alan Berg: He has been called North America's Leading Expert and Speaker on the business of weddings. He has over 20 years of wedding related experience in sales & marketing and is the leading light to making your business profitable and successful! Join Alan at the Bridelux Symposium.
Daisy Amodio: Founder of The Proposers, UK & Europe's first proposal and romance planning company. The success of The Proposers has helped over 1250 couples get the proposal of their dreams and has doubled in size year on year with a solid 100% “she said yes” success rate.
Toni Breiss: Toni's prestigious career started in Paris after earning a masters degree in Hotel Management, followed by a Luxury Marketing MBA, and enhanced with an experience gained in important and luxurious hotels in Paris. Later on, Toni launched his wedding and event creation company, LEVEL, attracting luxury clients and celebrities, and reaching swiftly and glamorously the pinnacle of success.
Rob Van Helden: Over the past 28 years, Rob Van Helden has established a reputation as one of London’s top florists. Born and brought up in Holland, it was only a matter of time before he was bewitched by the flowers that surrounded him on a daily basis, and he forged the beginnings of his remarkable career. Tracy Butterfield: Tracy is perhaps best known as the founder of WEDx seminars and workshops. Ask Tracy what she does, and she will say "I champion Wedding Professionals". A major connector within the wedding community, she's passionate about inspiring, motivating and building communities.
Kay Patel: is the co-founder of Intricate Creations, a bespoke stationery company based in London. Kay paved a way into the hugely competitive market with the mantra “go hard or go home”. She believes it is this motto that has driven her company to be one of the leading stationery companies to work with.
Farima Perry: Founder and Creative Director of Farima Perry Florals & Events, Farima brings luxury, sophistication, and glamour to her designs and installations and has established herself as a floral designer both in the UK and internationally. She counts many blue-chip companies and luxury brands as her clients and is a preferred supplier to many luxury hotels and venues in the country.
Claire Ptak: Claire is an American baker, pastry chef and food writer. She owns and runs a bakery-café Violet in East London. She baked the wedding cake for the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan – a layered sponge flavoured with lemon and elderflower.
Lauren Grech: The CEO of LLG Events, an international event management and design firm specializing in luxury destination weddings and experiential events in NYC and worldwide. Lauren has been named as 2020 Luxury Women to Watch.