Maven Connex Full Day Event November 24th

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Maven Connex is back with a full day event with talks to enhance your business, a styling session to get you looking fabulous and a bespoke wreath making workshop! 09.30-16.30

This event will be on Sunday November 24th 2019. This time we will be at the stunning De Vere Torthworth Court, a stunning Grade II listed Victorian mansion full of incredible photo opportunities in the grounds and inside the hotel itself.

Includes talks on monetising your blogs, hands on photography workshops and plenty of networking opportunities make this the perfect event for bloggers old and new alike.

Refreshments on arrival, tea and coffee throughout the day, two cake breaks and a buffet lunch all included in your ticket price. Scroll down to see the full program with details of the events and the schedule for the day.

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Hot on the heels of our super successful summer event last month Emma and I are thrilled to announce the next, full day Maven Connex event on Sunday November 24th 2019 at the gorgeous De Vere Torthworth Court hotel. A stunning Grade II listed mansion hotel, with beautiful photo ops at every turn, conveniently situated close to the M5, between Cheltenham and Bristol.


We are absolutely THRILLED to let you know that the amazing Florismart will be attending the event to teach every single attendee how to make a bespoke fresh festive wreath, worth a whopping £45!

You will be given a tutorial and then handed a pre-prepared base, all the equipment, foliage, beautiful fabric and eco friendly luxe glitter you could dream of, and then shown exactly how to make your wreath the envy of your neighbourhood by expert florists. 

With the knowledge you will be given you will know exactly how to care for it to keep it looking fresh for up to 6 weeks, and then you get to take it home with you and hang on your front door ready for the big day!! 🎅🏼

Florismart educate and supply flowers to over 2000 florists around the U.K. and are passionate about championing them and ensuring the skills and artistry aren’t lost. 

The gorgeous orangery at the De Vere Torthworth Court, all glass and stone and beautiful arches.

Styling Session

As well as that we have a fabulous session with styling goddess Olivia Northcote, to get your wardrobe Christmas sparkle ready and tips and tricks for making your existing outfits look picture perfect, making you feel fresh and up to date. She will also be telling us the upcoming trends to look out for so you can get ahead of the pack when it comes to fashion!

Making Money From Your Blog

For those wanting to take their blogging to the next level and make some money, or existing earners who want to find new ways to monetise, Emma will be talking about her book ‘Blogging your way to Riches’ and sharing the ways that you can capitalise on your following. Formally a teacher, Emma has made so much from blogging that she was able to give up teaching altogether.

Flatlay Flair

For the creatives out there, we have a guided, hands on, flat lay session with the lovely Amy Treasure where you can learn how to take your flatlays from flat to fabulous! She will be helping you to get the very best out of your product and food photography showing you how to use props and backdrops to make anything look beautiful and professional. This is a hands on workshop so do bring your cameras or phones and have a go!


Unfortunately Lisa Nand won’t be able to join us but we have the fabulous Serena Gay from Made 4 U Podcasts, with over 20 years experience in the radio industry, Serena, a BBC trained radio journalist will be bringing some of her equipment along to talk to us all about how it works.


Charlie Beswick – Own Your Truth

Can’t tell you how thrilled we are to have this wonderful lady speaking at this event. Motivational and inspiring, Charlie Beswick is an award winning blogger, published author, charity founder and professional speaker. She’s mum to Oliver and Harry and a self-confessed cheesaholic!

Based on the lessons learned along her journey as a special needs parent, plunged into a world she never expected or was prepared for, Charlie shares the incredible power and importance of honesty and resilience.

Her talk ‘Own your truth’ will cover what honesty is and isn’t, the reasons why people find it so hard to be honest with others and themselves, the psychological social and physical benefits of being honest and some advice on ways that you can identify and embrace your own truth for incredible results both personally and professionally.

Business Coaching

We have been incredibly fortunate to secure the very in demand Adam Brooks from Sales Academy. He is the most inspiring, motivating business coach and we guarantee that you will be leaving with more than a few ideas about maximising your time to get the most out of your business. Here’s what one of his previous clients had to say when she heard the news that Adam would be speaking.

“Adam is amazing! I’ve been lucky enough to work with Adam and he’s just fab. So inspiring, hard working and will do all he can to help you get what you want and need from your business. I can’t speak highly enough of him.” – Emma Tiplady

Round Table Discussions

Covering Social Media Management, Instagram, and Social Media tips and tricks in a relaxed and informal environment.

Food And Drink

Let’s talk about the important stuff, food! Included in your ticket are tea, coffee and water throughout the day, breakfast savouries on arrival, a delicious buffet lunch, and even not one but two cake breaks. 

Same relaxed friendly vibe, new fancy venue. Come and join us, gain new skills, meet current friends, make new ones and learn more about blogging in fun and informative sessions. What are you waiting for? The hotel are even offering 20% off rooms if you phone up and quote ‘FUN20’ if you want to make a weekend of it!


We are so proud to support Inkind Direct. Both Emma and I have been brought to tears listening to stories about this amazing charity and the work they do to redistribute surplus products from large companies to smaller charities who would normally never have a chance to get hold of these vital products that they need to pass on to people so desperately in need. They will be attending on the day to talk to everyone about the incredible changes they make in people’s lives.





1 review for Maven Connex Full Day Event November 24th

  1. Nina Spencer

    If the summer event is anything to go by then this event is going to be brilliant.
    Attending events like this is a great way to gain inspiration and knowledge for continuing your blogging journey.

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Event Details

Sunday November 24th 2019 De Vere Torthworth Court, Tortworth, Wotton Under Edge GL12 8HH Start time: 9.30am End time: 4.15pm  

Date: November 24, 2019

Start time: 09:30 a.m.

End time: 16:15 p.m.

Venue: De Vere Torthworth Court

Directions: Tortworth, Wotton Under Edge GL12 8HH


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