Wedding Entertainment Directors® across the world provide a wide variety learning experiences for the DJ industry. There are many great workshops available by these industry leaders. You can also see or hear these Wedding Entertainment Directors® in publications, educational materials, and conferences. Please check to see when a WED® is going to be in your area or at conference you are attending. This page also contains several non-WED® sources for great training and educational resources that are highly recommended by many of our WED Guild® members.

 Performance Workshops & Training Events

The MarBecca Method Workshops presented by Mark & Rebecca Ferrell

The MarBecca Method Workshops presented by
Mark & Rebecca Ferrell

The Audiomazing Love Story Workshop presented by Ron Ruth, WED®

The Audiomazing Love Story Workshop presented by
Ron Ruth, WED®

The Professional Process presented by Peter Merry, WED®

The Professional Process presented by
Peter Merry, WED®

Make It GRAND! Workshop presented by Elisabeth Scott Daley, WED® & Peter Merry, WED®

Make It GRAND! Workshop presented by
Elisabeth Scott Daley, WED® & Peter Merry, WED®

Taking Your Stage Workshop presented by Elisabeth Scott Daley, WED® & Peter Merry, WED®

Taking Your Stage Workshop presented by
Elisabeth Scott Daley, WED® & Peter Merry, WED®

Audio Editing Like a BOSS! presented by Peter Merry, WED®

Audio Editing Like a BOSS! presented by
Peter Merry, WED®

Educational Products

DVD

The 1% Solution Vol. 1 The Essentials 2.0 Remix DVD  1% Solution Randy Bartlett WED®  1% Solution Randy Bartlett WED®  1% Solution Randy Bartlett WED®  The 1% Solution Volume V DVD "How'd They Do That?" presented by Randy Bartlett, WED & Mike Anderson, WED

Ron Ruth presents Behind The Castle Walls DVDRon Ruth presents Hey DJ Get Off My Lawn DVDRon-Ruth-Presents-re-Ignite-Your-Creativity-On-DVDRon-Ruth-Presents-5-Fun-Easy-Ways-To-WOW-Your-Wedding-Guests-On-DVD

The 6 Pillars of Wedding Marketing DVD presented by Peter Merry  Better Consultations Bring Better Bookings DVD presented by Peter Merry  Make It GRAND! DVD presented by Peter Merry  Platinum Weddings DVD presented by Peter Merry Make Every Bride A Celebrity DVD presented by Peter Merry  Showcasing Your V-A-L-U-E DVD presented by Peter Merry DVD-07 Cover MiniDVD-08 Cover MiniDVD-09 Cover MiniDVD-10 Cover MiniDVD-11 Cover MiniDVD-12 Cover Mini

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Audio CD

Mark Ferrell, Getting What Your Worth, DJ Training, DJ education, DJ materials      The Perfect Host DVDs presented by Jim Cerone, WED®

Publications

"The Best Wedding Reception...Ever!" by Peter Merry, WED®     wedding tips, dj books, dj education      Running Your Multi-Op by Mike Walter

Disc Jockey News

The book “The Best Wedding Reception… Ever!” can be ordered with bulk rate pricing directly from the publisher and it makes a fantastic “thank you” gift for your wedding clients. You can order them in bulk directly from the publisher for $11.50/book (16 copies per case) + shipping and handling costs. (Ask for the NEW paperback editions!)
To place your order, contact:
Dennis Joyce
Sellers Publishing
djoyce@rsvp.com
(800) 625-3386 Ext. 124
(207) 772-6833 Ext. 124

Industry Conferences

Mobile Beat Las Vegas

Mobile Beat Las Vegas produced by Mobile Beat Magazine

 

ARMDJS (Appalachian Regional Mobile Disc Jockey Symposium) produced by Robbie Britton

ARMDJS (Appalachian Regional Mobile Disc Jockey Symposium)
produced by Robbie Britton

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Speakers & Seminars

Wedding Entertainment Director® Randy Bartlett of Premier Entertainment in Sacramento, California, U.S.A.
Randy Bartlett

The 1% Solution

 

Description: Randy is the master of detail and his 1% Solution series is proof of it. Randy speaks nationally about the bad habits of DJs and what their events should and could be like if they work 1% harder. In his series he explains the little details that make huge difference and create successful results. Randy is also facilitating his “Advanced Mic Skills” workshop at The Las Vegas DJ Show in September 2014. Tickets are now available for purchase.

This is a great series for – Creative Involvement, Event Direction, Talented Spokesperson, Appropriate Presentation

Wedding Entertainment Director® Jeremy Brech of DJ Jer Events & Lighting Design in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, U.S.A.
Jeremy Brech

Shop Time with DJ Jer

 

Description: Shop Time with DJ Jer provides insight on lighting design and how to take your event design to the next level. Answering simple questions to in-depth training DJ Jer will help you create, simplify, and understand the lighting industry. Lighting positioning to DMX, DJ Jer will help you create the perfect ambiance. Powered by Chauvet DJ Lighting he will give the tips and tricks for the best and innovative lighting effects in the industry. Traveling workshops and tutorials will be released soon.

This is a great series for – Appropriate Presentation

Wedding Entertainment Director® Jim Cerone of Jim Cerone, Inc. in Indianapolis, Indianapolis, U.S.A.
Jim Cerone

The Perfect Host

 

Description: The Perfect Host is some of the best material for anyone wanting to understand the power of a great Master of Ceremonies and event host.  Not only will Jim inspire you, but he will provide insight on how you can truly become The Perfect Host at all your events. Jim Cerone has put a lot of hard work into his craft and is one of the most engaging and powerful presenters you will ever meet.  He presents often at many of the DJ conferences, so make sure to see him in action!

This is a great series for – Talented Spokesperson, Music Programming

Wedding Entertainment Director® Elisabeth Scott Daley of Liz Daley Events in Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.A.
Elisabeth Scott Daley

“Make It GRAND!” Workshop

 

Description: Liz Daley is the president of the WED Guild® and has been speaking and training internationally to wedding professionals about creating fun and exciting wedding receptions for several years. Liz co-created the Make It GRAND! Workshop where she uses her background in theatre to help you be a better Master of Ceremonies. She will help you understand the proper way to use your voice and body language to better relate with your guests at a wedding. Learn how to create a Grand Entrance that will make your wedding guest beg you for a business card. Liz is the #1 Wedding DJ in Williamsburg, Richmond and Virginia Beach, VA. Liz is also the queen of agendas when it comes to your application process!

These workshops are great for – Talented Spokesperson, Creative Involvement, Comprehensive Personalization & Event Direction.

Wedding Entertainment Director® Peter Merry of Merry Weddings in Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.Peter Merry

PeterMerry.com

 

Description: Peter Merry, Founder of the WED Guild® is one of the most recognized wedding entertainers in the nation. Peter co-created the Make It GRAND! Workshop where he uses his mic skills and cunning personality to enhance what you do as an entertainer. It is a great workshop for anyone wanting to create a unique experience.

This workshop is great for – Talented Spokesperson, Creative Involvement, Comprehensive Personalization & Event Direction.

Peter also has created The Professional Process which is the perfect workshop for the entire WED Guild® application. He will direct you through successful marketing, sales, planning, preparation, performance, and follow up. A must have to get the secrets to a successful WED Guild® application.

This workshop is great for – All aspects of the WED Guild® application

Finally, Peter will be presenting a workshop for Audio Editing with Adobe Audition at The Las Vegas DJ Show in September 2014.

This workshop is great for – Music Programming

Wedding Entertainment Director® Ron Ruth of Ron Ruth Wedding Entertainment in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.A.
Ron Ruth

Behind the Castle Walls: A Wedding Professional’s Guide to Exceeding Expectations

Description: Ron Ruth has a passion for Disney and his clients.  This seminar is an opportunity to explore the creative and business genius of Walt Disney and reveals the common thread between wedding professionals and the “happiest place on earth.” But, it takes far more than wishing to produce Disney magic.  Come to this seminar to learn:

3 quality service elements that are essential to creating wedding magic
5 steps to bolster brand loyalty through an extraordinary client experience
Why a collaborative environment is essential to exceeding expectations
How passion and imagination inspire innovation

Additionally, Ron is truly passionate about the details.

This is a great seminar for – Comprehensive Personalization, Creative Involvement, Event Direction