Happy New Year! Join us to help ring in the new year to the San Diego Weddings and Special Events industries! It’s time to refresh, renew and reset you and your businesses. Our January (and part of February’s) Luncheon / Meeting and Professional Development will help you do just that.

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Professional Development (9:00am)

Social Media and Marketing Tools: Facebook, Twitter, Periscope, Pinterest, Google Plus, Yelp, The Knot, WeddingWire… It can be overwhelming thinking about what you should have set up for your business or company and what you should be maintaining and how – but it doesn’t have to be. Join us in January as we talk about the most important social media and marketing tools for wedding industry businesses, including reviews, how to approach them, and where to focus your energy, and start your year off on the right marketing foot! Led by Bethel Nathan of Ceremonies by Bethel and Elevate by Bethel, and joined by Blake Miller of MITO Studios and Pro Motion Entertainment.

Main Program (11:00am)

Digitally Demanding! Marketing to Today’s Modern Couple
You will learn the latest trends in today’s digital consumer and how to best define, develop and deploy your marketing and communications to reach them. Find out what is different today than it was even 3 years ago and why you probably have to change what you’re doing . . . again! You will learn the latest trends, evaluate various examples of digital marketing, and leave with a digital marketing checklist to help you and your business launch into 2016. Led by Blake Miller of MITO Studios and joined by Bethel Nathan of Elevate by Bethel.

More to Come
And get ready for February’s Professional Development program as we dive even deeper into Digital & Social Media Marketing, Analytics and Tools.

So join us and ring in 2016 better prepared than ever.

Event Details


Blake Miller (8615)Blake Miller is Owner & Creative Director of MITO Studios – a Digital Design and Marketing Studio in San Diego that has helped countless individuals, businesses and organizations (including many within the San Diego Wedding/Event Industry) excel their Design, Marketing and Communications over the last 15 years. Blake originally freelanced “on the side” of a corporate career and launched his design studio full time in 2004.

At the same time in 2004, Blake started Pro Motion Entertainment, an award winning entertainment services company in San Diego that has has serviced over 550 events with 450 of them being weddings. Blake has been an active member of the San Diego ABC and its Board of Directors since 2013.

Blake lives in San Diego with his wife, Linnea and 2 children, Lucy and Landon. Both are avid runners and enjoy marathoning, pushing double-Bob strollers and the outdoors.

Bethel NathanBethel Nathan is a San Diego-based wedding officiant and small business coach and speaker. She launched Ceremonies by Bethel in 2009 and in just six short years, Bethel went from a brand-new business to having done over 650 weddings and selling out each year for the past three years, as well as winning key industry awards for every year since her launch. Bethel has been an member of the San Diego ABC since 2009 and an active board member on two since early 2015.

Combining her background working for both large corporations and small companies, along with her passion and skillset, and strong support for marriage equality, Bethel found the right way to build a successful and award-winning business that fit her. And she now enjoys helping others across the country to do the same as a business coach and speaker – Learn more at Elevate by Bethel.

Bethel lives in San Diego with her husband, Jason, and they enjoy traveling and scuba diving in exotic places whenever possible.


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