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What is the PB Protégé about?

It is a 3-day event that comes in 2 layers:

  • A curated design course
  • An interactive demonstration and speech
1) The curated design course (Only for 40 attendees)

Attendees will work hands on with Preston and the PB team in designing a space from scratch. They will learn the mechanics that happen behind the scenes in Preston’s designs.
Attendees will get an exclusive lesson from Preston and the PB team on:

  • How to price
  • Trade secrets to improve your business
  • How to set your business apart, by creating winning designs that WOW your client and make them sign that cheque.
2) Interactive demonstration (For the larger WIN AFRICA audience)

This will be the closing session of the WIN AFRICA 2019 Summit where Preston Bailey will share his life and experience as a Celebrity Luxury Event Designer. This will include his good times, his bad times and the decisions he made that turned around his business. Preston Bailey will do THE BIG REVEAL and teach the audience mechanics that went into the design and how to create it.

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Tools to get your business under control

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How to deal with difficult clients while maintaining your sanity

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How to leverage sales opportunities to increase your profits

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In the lap of luxury

How to tap into the elusive luxury clientele

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How to protect your business from lawsuits

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How to protect your business with enforceable contracts

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How to restore order in your work-life balance

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Up your Digital Marketing strategy

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Trends that should remain in 2019

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MEET THE BEST IN THE INDUSTRY
We bring the most elite photographers, editors, and creative from across Africa and the world to be a part of our unique ‘team-teaching and learning ’ workshops. Learn about the best tools to jumpstart your career and how to collaborate on new ideas among others.

WIN AFRICA Business Summit offers a wide variety of workshops ranging from advanced, technical and business classes, to immersive learning experiences. Whether you are a seasoned professional or just beginning , there is something for everyone. Our summit master class will help you grow. All experience levels are welcomed.

  • Refreshed – Story telling through dramatic retouching
  • At the edge – How to get published
  • Signed & Sealed – The art of closing the photography sale
  • See the light- Advanced lighting workshop
  • Done Deal – The art of closing the sale through social media
  • Equipped! – New must have camera features for 2020
  • Exposed- How to create your best optics brand
  • The business of photography – How to come up with the best pricing strategies for your business
  • Let’s get serious! – How to manage your finances and best bookkeeping practices
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Beauty Masterclass

WHO IS THE FAIREST OF THEM ALL?

Effective branding that sets you apart from your competition

Branding is all about building the trust for your products or services among your target customers. There are already many brands in your target market. So, creating a unique brand that stands out requires you to have branding ideas that are special.

  • How to create a consistent brand image
  • Best branding techniques for your business
  • How to stand out stand out from the crowd

THE GLAM SALE

Beauty-centric sales tips that will help you close that deal faster

Selling intangible services can be tough. This is because you don't have an actual product that the customer can see.Therefore,you need to demonstrate that you understand your prospect’s needs, and that you know how to meet them.

  • How to get your ideal client in the chair
  • Effective closing techniques and why they work
  • Common mistakes beauty pros make when selling their services

GET REFRESHED!

Get insights on next year’s hottest bridal looks and products

Because of how the market is flooded with many service providers, you need to get ahead and stay ahead of your competition. With each new wedding season, new beauty trends and products are introduced in the market.

  • Insights into new beauty products that are worth the investment
  • Next year’s bridal looks that will wow your clients
  • Beauty trends that need to remain in 2019

I KNOW SOMEONE WHO KNOWS SOMEONE

The comprehensive guide to referrals

Did you know that you can exponentially increase the number of referrals you get, dramatically increasing your client base, by doing one simple thing—learning how to ask for referrals. Many small business people don't bother with referrals. So when a job is done, they just walk away, leaving half their dinner on the plate.

  • Why you are not getting referrals
  • Effective ways to boost valuable business referrals
  • Referral programs that your business needs

GLITZ & GLAM

How to leverage beauty events to get ahead

Through out the year, the social and business calendars fill up very quickly with events happening almost on a weekly basis. With the vast options available, how do you choose which events to be part of and which to pass? How do you make the most of these events?

  • How to get the best out of expos,tradeshows,
  • Effective brand collaborations strategies
  • Creating branded pop-up events

GET YOUR WORTH

Is it time for a beauty pricelist overhaul?

Many women spend a lot of money on high-end beauty products, but when it comes to paying for beauty services, they hesitate. How do you get paid what you deserve?

  • How to get paid what you deserve
  • The do’s and don’t of beauty pricing
  • When to say no
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Planners

  • Out of the box- When wedding requests are out of this world
  • Match Made in Heaven – How to pair the right vendor to the right the client
  • Controlled Chaos – How to strike a balance between the pros and the non-pros
  • Smooth Sail – Demystify the myths surrounding day-of coordination
  • Planning for Victory- How to supercharge your planner sales
  • Murky Waters – How to deal with difficult clients
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Venues

  • The Battlefield – How to compete in a flooded arena
  • E-Venues – How to leverage technology to market your venue
  • Case Closed - Is your venue a disaster waiting to happen?
  • Switch Gears – Update your sales strategy
  • Experiential Sale – How do clients experience your venue?
Food & Wine

Food & Wines Masterclass

  • Wine & Drown – When everybody wants your free food
  • Spice up your margins – Increase your food profit margins
  • The Refined Palate – Catering for the sophisticated palate
  • Hunting season- How to stand out from your competition and close that sale
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Cakes & Desserts Masterclass

  • Cake Paradise – 2020 Wedding cake trends
  • Hunting season- How to stand out from your competition and close that sale
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Florist & Décor

  • Flourishing florist-Closing the floral & décor sale
  • Social Bloom- Social media strategies for florists & décor
  • Bud Reputation –Dealing with floral and décor disasters
  • New Bloom- Picking your floral & décor employees
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Videographers

  • Gear Up!- Must have videography gears of 2020
  • Digital Zoom – New techniques that make you stand out from your competition
  • Visual Impact – Marketing your videography business for maximum impact
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A/V & Sound

  • Turn Up the Volume - New A/V & Sound techniques for 2020
  • Your network is your net worth – How to leverage event vendors for referrals
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Fashion

  • Game of gowns - Marketing techniques for fashion designers
  • Dusty trends – Insights into market buying strategies