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Insta Mingle 2 ~ achieving your online goals

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We are over the moon (and a little bit giddy) to announce the second Insta Mingle Event aimed at helping and supporting Influencers, aspiring Influencers, Bloggers and Businesses to achieve their Online goals.

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~ WHEN & WHERE WILL THE EVENT BE TAKING PLACE? ~


The event will be taking place in the beautiful historic City of Chester at the Restaurant 1539 within Chester’s iconic Racecourse. Come and join us on Saturday the 22nd of June for a day filled with informative, carefully planned workshops which aim to help you gain a greater confidence and insight into the world of social media advertising.

You will leave this event armed with the knowledge required to take your Instagram profile or online business to the next level. Come and network with like-minded fellow Instagrammers and Businesses to form key relationships.

~ INTRODUCING YOUR HOSTS ~

Kirsty Fletcher ~ Greenbank Interiors

Kirsty (@greenbank_interiors) is fast becoming one of the UK’s most trusted and influential Interior Influencers on Instagram. With over 70K engaged Instagram followers, a highly regarded Interiors focused Blog and a huge reach on Pinterest, Kirsty is becoming an extension to many a Brands Marketing team.
Kirsty understands what makes followers tick and works with brands to help increase their reach and brand awareness in the Social space.


Helen Walsh ~ Homely Rose

Helen (@homely_rose) engages with an Instagram audience of over 30,000 followers, showcasing her home and interior projects. As well as having a great eye for interiors Helen is also very creative individual and can transform any space with her fun and creative ideas.

Helen works with brands to create inspiring content that connects with her highly engaged audience both through her Instagram account and developing Blog. Her natural and down to earth personality has allowed her to develop her skills as a budding influencer, which both brands and followers alike can trust and relate to.


Becky Astle ~ Boos Home

Becky (@boos_home) is a Social Media Marketer with over 5 years’ experience in Social Media. With her extensive knowledge of working with key influencers in her current and previous roles Becky gives us insight into marketing campaigns from the brands point of view.

Becky’s passion for interiors led her to set up her our own account where she invites her followers into in her first home with her partner and their 4 year old black Labrador, Evie. Her home account has just over 6,000 followers and this is increasing day by day.


~WHAT THE DAY WILL LOOK LIKE ~

11.30am ~ 5pm

Insta Mingle 2: Day Event

• Welcome Tea & Coffee
• Workshop 1 – Working with Brands
• Workshop 2 – Growing your online audience (Influencers & Small Businesses)
• Lunch
• Workshop 3 – Interior Styling tips from the Professionals
• Workshop 4 – Meet the Brands
• Mingle with Brands over Coffee & Cake
• Day Event closes

5pm ~ 8pm

Insta Mingle 2: Party Time ~ Not ready to go home? Build upon the friendships and connections you have made online and during the event over a glass of something fizzy.

~WORKSHOPS ~

On the day we will be running a series of workshop.

Workshop 1 “Working with Brands” hosted by Becky from @boos_home

Are you looking to step into the world of Influencing? Does approaching a brand feel a bit daunting? Perhaps you have no idea of where to start? Becky’s talk will give you an insiders perspective on what brands look for and how to approach them. Becky has over 3 years of Influencer Marketing experience and she’s ready and waiting to answer any of your questions on the day.

Workshop 2 “Growing an engaging audience” hosted by Kirsty from @greenbank_interiors & Rachel from Aster & Fern

The 1st section of this workshop will be hosted by Kirsty from @greenbankinteriors

Struggling to build an engaged & trusting audience? In Kirsty’s talk, she’ll be sharing her story on becoming an Influencer plus giving tips on how she built an engaged online audience of over 75,000 followers on Instagram . Kirsty will also touch on working with brands (big & small) from the Influencers point of view, as well as giving you some great tips on how to get yourself ahead of the game and ready to start working with brands & influencers.

The 2nd section of this workshop will be hosted by Rachel Southern from Aster & Fern

Are you a small business looking to improve your game on social media? Rachel will cover everything you need to know from content creation through to reaching the right audience. You will leave this workshop with an action list to start working on straight away.

Rachel is an ex-automotive communications manager turned award-winning family lifestyle blogger at The Ordinary Lovely and co-founder of the social media and content marketing consultancy, Aster & Fern.

Listed as one of the top 10 UK interiors bloggers by The Telegraph and one of the hottest home décor bloggers to follow on Instagram by The Daily Mail, Rachel balances writing about embracing family life in all its messy glory alongside helping small businesses to navigate the online world and increase their digital presence.


Workshop 3 “Interior Styling tips from the Professionals” hosted by Laurie Davidson and Maxine Brady from the Secret Styling Club.

Ever fancied yourself as an interior stylist or wondered what really goes on behind the scenes of a top interior shoot? This is a fantastic opportunity to join Laurie and Maxine from the Secret Styling Club to discover tips on styling your home for Instagram. During the workshop you’ll learn how to;

• Get the best camera angle
• Display collections
• Perfect the best ‘Shelfie’

Laurie and Maxine will be on hand to give you all the advice you need to help you create Insta-worthy images. With over 40 years’ experience, styling interior shoots for magazines, TV and brands. You can find Laurie and Maxine at @secretstylingclub and individually at @lifeofaninteriorstylist and @welovehomeblog.


Jut before the final workshop, we will introduce you all to the lovely Holly and Kat from WeBlogNorth. WeBlogNorth is a community for content creators, business owners, freelancers and creatives up North. Their ethos is – Community. Inspire. Collaborate. WeBlogNorth members get tons of support with their online content, via a private online community, in-person events, exclusive resources and the chance to collaborate with like-minded creatives in the community. They strongly believe we’re stronger together! Whether you’re blogging for a hobby or growing a business, we’re here to support you and your online content. You can find Holly and Kat on Instagram here @weblognorth

Workshop 4 “Meet the Brands”

This is where the brands attending on the day will introduce themselves and their brands to you. Directly after this workshop you will have the opportunity to mingle with the brands and make those all-important connections. We will be releasing more information about what brands are attending throughout the next month, so keep checking our dedicated @instamingleevents Instagram event page to be the first to know.

~WHY WOULD SMALL ONLINE BUSINESSES BENEFIT FROM ATTENDING THE MINGLE? ~

As a small online business, navigating Instagram can often feel like an overwhelming uphill struggle. Gaining followers, broadening your reach and getting your brand seen is ever more challenging.
After attending the Insta Mingle you will walk away with a sound knowledge of how Instagram works, for businesses and influencers alike.

We’ll give you concrete tips on how, when and what to post and insights into building your followers, keeping your followers and working with influencers to achieve your business goals. Throughout the day, our amazing workshops will help you to grow in confidence and learn the skills needed to use Instagram as an effective selling platform.

~WHY WOULD ASPIRING ESTABLISHED INFLUENCERS BLOGGERS BENEFIT FROM ATTENDING THE MINGLE? ~

In an age where brands are increasingly looking to micro-influencers as a powerful marketing tool now has never been a more exciting time for Influencers.
Whether you are busy building yourself an engaged following on Instagram or already have a healthy audience we will be sharing some of our top Instagram engagement tips.

We’ll also be sharing tips on how to start monetising your page and what to do if a brand contacts you! You will leave the event armed with all the knowledge required to get yourself fully set up to start working with brands.
Whether you’re looking to take your first steps into the influencer world, an established influencer or an online business wanting to increase your Instagram reach this event is for you!

~WHEN DO TICKETS GO ON SALE?~

Tickets on sale now. Follow this link to purchase your ticket to mingle!

There are 2 ticket options available;

Insta Mingle 2: Day (11.30am ~ 5pm) Event Tickets, which are £50 per person and include;

• Arrival tea/coffee and pastry
• A buffet lunch
• Afternoon tea/coffee & cake
• Access to all 4 workshops
• An exciting luxury goody bag to take home

Day Event plus Insta Mingle 2 Party (5pm ~ 8pm) Tickets, which are £70 per person and include;

• Everything mentioned above in the Day Event Ticket option
• An arrival welcome drink
• Canapés
• A chance to have a blinking good knees up! If we are blessed with sunshine, this part of the day will be out on the roof
terrace overlooking the racecourse
• Entry into our exclusive raffle, featuring items from the amazing sponsors of our event



We are so excited to welcome you to our second Insta Mingle and can’t wait to meet you all for what we are certain will be an event you’ll never forget!

*Please note that tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable*


Follow our Instagram event page @insta-mingle-events to keep up to date with all the news regarding the event.

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