Schedule

Day 1 : Wednesday 23rd September, 2015
2:30pm - 4:30pm Arrival of Delegates
Day 2 – Thursday, September 24th, 2015
8:30am – 5:00pm Early Arrivals Preview – Site Inspections of Wedding Locations
8:00pm – 10:30pm 'Jack & Jill Bridal Shower' – The Official Welcome Reception at Pigeon Island National Landmark, Beach Two. Dress code: "All White"
Day 3 – Friday, September 25th, 2015 - Exhibition opens for Delegates
7:30am – 10:30am Registration of delegates
8:30am – 3:35pm Exhibition Opens to participants
8:30am – 8:40am Opening of Wedding Symposium - Director of Tourism
8:40am – 9:10am PRESENTATION: 10 Reasons to book a Destination Wedding in Saint Lucia, Presented by: Alison Theodore, Saint Lucia Tourist Board
9:15am – 10:15am SEMINAR: Angry Brides – Protecting Your Online Reputation Presented by: Alan Berg, Leading expert on the Business of Weddings & Events
10:15am – 10:25am **Coffee Break**
10:25am – 10:55am Hitched in Saint Lucia – A real bride who married in Saint Lucia in 2015 – Hear her story! – Patrice DeCosta
11:00am – 11:45am SEMINAR: Social Media to enhance destination weddings & increase sales Presented by: Andrea McDowell and Rebecca Baldwin, of shoot-it-yourself.co.uk
11:50am – 12:35pm SEMINAR: Presented by Michelle Myers, Publisher and CRO from Brides Magazine
12:35pm – 1:35pm **Lunch**
1:35pm - 2:35pm SEMINAR: Surviving a Destination Wedding Presented by: David Beahm, Celebrity Guest Speaker
3:00pm – 5:30pm Wedding location site visits
8:00pm – 10:00pm Wedding Rehearsal Dinner – "Amidst the Ruins" at Pigeon Island National Landmark
Day 4 – Saturday, September 26th, 2015
8:30am – 10:00am Local Wedding Supplier Exhibition and Roundtable Sessions – connect with Local wedding service suppliers.
10:30am – 11:30am Boat departure to Soufriere
12:00pm – 4:00pm Site Visits to Wedding Locations in the South - Experience the majestic Pitons and visit Ladera, Anse Chastenet and Jade Mountain Resorts, Sugar Beach, Boucan and others
4:30pm – 7:00pm Sunset Wedding Ceremony and Reception - aboard the Pearl Tall ship
Day 5 – Sunday, September 27th, 2015
8:00am – 10:30am 'East Coast Wedding Frolic'
  • "Hangover Breakfast Teaser" at Fond D’ Or National Park
  • "Last Lap" at LaTille Waterfalls
11:00am - 12:15pm Coconut Bay Presents: "Platinum & Pearl"
Coconut Bay, presents... our Platinum and NEW Pearl wedding packages at our TWO beachfront venues. Platinum experience (providing cocktails and appetizers) will take place in our wedding gazebo and lawn area.

The PEARL experience will take place in our NEW PAVILION at Eternity Beach on resort.
12:25pm Drop off at Airport