On November 13 and 14 a group of specialist wedding djs met to further explore common issues that affect them in their business and the way they entertain their clients.
On Sunday we covered subjects including How good are your marketing materials, The Shoe Game – why and how?, what is an average wedding?, “Weddings – A Day in the Life, mk2!!, 20 Reasons why other DJ’s are stealing your clients, Music programing hints and tips, Testimonials” .the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.
On Monday topics included – Email responders – how to reply to an enquiry, How to 10x your income, What makes the perfect host?, Connect & Convert Through Meetings., S.E.O, current trends, How do we create and then communicate “Special”, experience and expertise” an insight into establishing yourself
This was an opportunity to not only listen to and observe successful wedding djs share their knowledge and expertise, but also an ideal environment to question the experts and dig deeply into their reasoning and methods.
This is the feedback received from delegates.
Well Derek, what can I say, you did it again!
You not only managed to get a group of like minded wedding Dj’s to commit to a ‘Think Tank’ but, also managed to fill it with some amazing UK based talented presenters who managed to fill the two days with an amazing array of information, tips and tricks.
Probable the best investment I have made in my business this year. If I only managed to implement a small part of what I gleaned from the last two days then I will still be streaks ahead of any perceived competition and will lead the way in my region.
Thank you, thank you , thank you!
Can’t wait for your next innovative idea to help Wedding Dj’s ‘up their game’
Mike Hackett wrote
Think Tank Reading and Derek Pengelly
WOW I had a sleepless night last night due to the fact my mind was racing with all the new stuff and fantastic Ideas I picked up in a room with some of my biggest idols and that was Sunday!
THEN cue Monday… OMG now I sat for most of the day speechless as gem after gem of fantastic ideas were shared and passed around WITHOUT any of the DJ’s in the room letting the well known DJ egos [we all can have from time to time] get in the way, every DJ/HOST was willing to:
share, advise, instruct, help, mentor, listen, cheer, sing, the only things I can say were missing were 1: Dancing and 2: YOU yes YOU !!!
If you’re reading this and thought huh another money generating idea from the mind of Derek Pengelly… oh how wrong you were!
This was simply a perfect place to get priceless info for what in relation was a very small amount. I bet some of you are kicking yourselves now as new friendships have been forged, new contacts made and most of all every one taking some great ideas away with them.
I will not name all the people that took the time to prepare presentations and content that they gave to the room but each one was GOLD yes GOLD. I will spend most of this week just getting my head around this weekends info exchange.
I will however give special mention though to one guy,,,, and that was Terry Lewis You managed the impossible: almost one whole hour in a room of DJ’s in which NONE were making a sound, no not asleep, but soaking up your very informative talk.
I will finish by saying I have no idea what the Scottish version of this will be like but do try to get on it I am sure you will get some great stuff from it.
To all a SPEAK SOON 🙂
Darren Latimer wrote;
PROBABLY THE MOST POWERFUL two days of self investment and giving experience I have had the honour of being apart of!
THANK YOU Derek Pengelly, Alan Marshall
An amazing day – The knowledge I picked up from Alan Marshall, Alan Granville, Mike Hackett, Roger Knight, The brilliantly mad Irish star named Martin, Chris, Paul O’Reilly, Ian Forest and others today was Fumping Brilliant
Djs who don’t attend these sorts of things are mad!
Paul O’Reilly wrote
Day 2 of think tank. What has it in stall for us today? Yesterday s think tank was excellent with explosive ideas and work ethics for djs in the wedding industry .
Paul Holmes wrote;
Fantastic couple of days spent in a room with so much talent and passion for what we do so many great new ideas to incorporate into my work.
Thanks to all of you for your advice, ideas, and friendship.
Alan Granville wrote:
Thanks you everyone for today, I have learnt a lot and have a sore head from the information overload.
Ian Forest wrote – An awesome couple of days Derek to be honest very well planned and organised with some great discussion points.
Gavin Harris wrote
What an amazing two days at the Think Tank.
Never did I imagine so many wedding specialists at the top of their game would open up and reveal so much information. It was so good to be part of a group that was happy to share information so that we could all help each other, in a way that a seminar style session wouldn’t have achieved.
It was a massive benefit to my business to be in a room full of success and positive thinking, and I’ve come away with lots of actionable advice to use that will make a significant impact to my business.
I hope this can become a regular event!
So if you missed this event all I can say is that you missed a truely special event, one which sadly can never be repeated. We may put together other similar events in the future but this was very much a one off.
We will be bringing Think Tank Scotland to Glasgow on Monday January 30th. This will be a one-day event and will feature presentations by Ian Forrest, Fabio Capozzi, Martin Keogh and an incredibly talented, award winning specialist wedding dj Mystery Guest, and myself.
There are only 25 places available and 15 have already been taken. You can reserve your place with a £50 deposit. Local DJs and specialists from the north of England will be in the room – will you?
More details can be found here