Join UpDos For I Dos founder, Ashley Riddle for a 2 day educational event located in the heart of historic Charleston, South Carolina.
This intense workshop will amplify your hands-on bridal hair and makeup techniques, accelerate your company branding and allow you to take your bridal business to the next level.
Following a full day workshop, join us for Happy Hour at the renowned Restoration Hotel. Then, commence Day 2 with a mini business crash course and hands on photo shoot. Test your new skills to see how they translate to film. Professional models, gowns and gorgeous floral installations provided.
Explore the city
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Welcome Happy Hour at the Restoration Hotel
9:00 am - 4:30 pm - Gadsden House
Hair & Makeup Demo & Business Development
Learn new techniques and time saving skills
What are you missing from your kit?
Planning a styled shoot that leads to publication
Building your portfolio to attract the clients you desire
Effectively marketing your services within your budget
Establishing and setting achievable goals
Utilizing the community to maximize your business exposure
How to properly host an open house for referring vendors
Why aren’t your brides booking after a trial?
Asking for a refund after the big day? How to avoid this disaster.
Website Review (one on one with Ashley)
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm We Rocked It Out - Day 1 Happy Hour
10:30 am - 3:30 pm - Gadsden House
Social Media Savvy? We will provide tips and tricks to showcase your best work.
Hands-on hair and makeup session with 2-3 models. Models will be professionally photographed by Kim Branagan. Oversized floral installation and backdrops provided by The Foraged Collective Workshop.
3:30 pm Closing Remarks + Goodbyes
Two days of non-stop creative energy, education and hands-on learning. Collaborative workshop with Sweet Root Village, Roadside Blooms, Kim Branagan, The Restoration, Gadsden House, California Pajarosa Floral and Alaska Peony Cooperative.
Monday + Tuesday: Happy Hour
Tuesday + Wednesday: Lunch on the rooftop terrace
Gallery of photos from hands-on workshop and installation with The Foraged Collective Group
Access to private group for room sharing + travel info