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January 2018 Meeting – Setting Yourself Up for Success in 2018

January 16 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

$35 - $70

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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.

  • Digital & Online Marketing – What’s Hot & Not for 2018
  • Systems & Processes for Success
  • Pricing Communication Strategies
  • Customer Service in the Digital & Social Era

You will learn the latest trends, see real life examples, and leave with the power and knowledge to kick off 2018 with a bang featuring speakers Blake Miller of MITO Studios and Bethel Nathan of Elevate by Bethel.

Professional Development – “Up Your Game for 2018 with Transformational Client Communication”

Attend the early Professional Development session to be part of interactive exercises and new insights on fresh ideas in dealing with your clients and yourself led by Linda Robinson – Workshop Facilitator, Speaker, Business and Life Coach.

Event Details

  • Date: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
  • Venue: Marriott Coronado 2000 2nd St, Coronado, CA 92118
  • Start: 9:30a
    • 9:30a – Professional Development – “Up Your Game for 2018 with Transformational Client Communication”
    • 10:30a – Networking
    • 11:30a – Lunch Meeting & Main Program – “Setting up for Success in 2018”
  • End: 1:00p
  • RSVP: Friday, 1/13/18
  • Parking: TBD

About the Presenters

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 17 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 750 events with 500+ 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 Nathan is a San Diego-based wedding officiant and small business coach and speaker. Sincelaunching Ceremonies by Bethel in 2009, Bethel went from a brand-new business to having done over 800 weddings and selling out each year for the past five 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 served on the board twice over those years.

Combining her background working for both large corporations and small companies, along with her passion and skill set, 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 in the wedding industry across the country to do the same as a business coach and speaker. Learn more at Elevate by Bethel.

Bethel lives in Bonsall with her husband, Jason, and they enjoy traveling and scuba diving in exotic places whenever possible, and watching hummingbirds out their office window in the meantime.

Linda Robinson has been involved in the personal growth movement for 45 years; participating in workshops, trainings, and spiritual pursuits and is committed to overall life fulfillment and living her dreams. She has integrated all of her learning into her own life and lives a life filled with passion, purpose, love, joy and success. It is beyond her wildest dreams – a life of profound significance, contribution and deep satisfaction… a life truly lived “on purpose”.

Since starting her career in this field in 1984, Linda served as the executive director at both Summit Workshops and The Vogel Institute. She worked for Dr. Deepak Chopra in his mind–body clinic and with Warriorsage as a trainer and coach.

For the past ten years, she has been self-employed leading workshops, coaching individuals, couples, and businesses.
As a life coach: Her mission is to help others live a life filled with passion, purpose and fulfillment – having all areas of life thriving and in balance.

As a business coach she helps executives, entrepreneurs and companies increase profits, maximize employee effectiveness and team work and achieve massive breakthroughs. She is also committed to their overall fulfillment and balance in life.

Linda is blessed to have a life of freedom and adventure. She is passionate about scuba diving in tropical paradises and enjoying life under the sea.

About The Venue

Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa – Whether you dream of saying “I do” in front of a few family members or can’t imagine celebrating without a few hundred of your closest friends, we can create a day that’s as special as your love. With elegant spaces, custom catering and personalized service, we’ll take your wedding wish list and transform it into an event to remember.

Learn more by clicking here!


Thank you to our amazing sponsors for helping out with this meeting! 


IMPORTANT NOTE: Online registration ends 2 business days prior to the event. This typically means the FRIDAY PRIOR to the event. Walk-in registrations *may* be available, but not guaranteed – especially for larger events. These walk-in registrations are typically $15-20 more than advanced registration.

Click here to register

Thank you!


January 16
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
$35 - $70
Event Category:


San Diego ABC


Marriott Coronado Island Resort & Spa
2000 2nd Street
Coronado, CA 92118 United States
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