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at Trade Decorator LIVE

Meet the industry’s leading manufactures, find out more about their latest products, innovations and network with your colleagues in the professional Painting & Decorating Sector.

SEMINARS

Day 1 - Thursday 10th September
CompanyDetails of session
Lucy Dixon - TradesTalk
Practical guide to utilising social media for business.
‘How social media can help you get more – and better – customers’
how to make the most of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and use them as a tool to market your services. Plus tips and tricks to ‘find your tribe’ online and ensure you don’t have to spend hours on social media to get results.
Shake & SpearProperly Structuring Your Ad Campaign or How not to lose a pile of cash in one day.
We'll go over the common pitfalls that Google Ads customers commonly fall
into, how to avoid spending a tonne of money for no results and the
different ways you might be able to track your Google Ads spend. We'll also go over some advertising wording and what your website should have on it for it to be most efficient.
Jamie Mintrim – Appy Quote
How to professionalise your business – Appy Quote Business App

Jamie will talk about his experience in the Painting & Decorating in & some interesting insights into systems that worked in his trade business.

Discussion of the key communication elements that trades people must send between them and the client to increase conversions revealing marketing trade secrets that helped him to win business in the residential market.

How and why AppyQuote was developed. An insight into the journey from business plan stage right through to launch including continuing to run a busy trade business.

A demonstration of the product. Explaining how this unique system can help trades people free up time and win more business. Opening up about the future of Appy including phase 2 development features and the 3 to 5 year plan.
Pete Wilkinson
A guide to pricing & business for decorators.
1. Introduce myself. Explain why I wrote the book
2. Ask some questions about pricing to get a feel for how people price.
3. Explain the advantages of using a meterage system over day rate.
4. Do a little worked exercise using real rates.
Shake & SpearHow to get the best results with google ads
Properly Structuring Your Ad Campaign or How not to lose a pile of cash in one day.

We'll go over the common pitfalls that Google Ads customers commonly fall into, how to avoid spending a tonne of money for no results and the different ways you might be able to track your Google Ads spend. We'll also go over some advertising wording and what your website should have on it for it to be most efficient.
Tony Holloway
Estimating & Financial management.
Exploring how an estimate should be arranged. Costing, what should be charged, How much does undercharging cost? Understanding customers, prioritising enquiries, monitoring communications and organising the estimate.
Day 2 - Friday 11th September
CompanyDetails of session
Lucy Dixon - TradesTalk
Practical guide to utilising social media for business.
‘How social media can help you get more – and better – customers’
how to make the most of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and use them as a tool to market your services. Plus tips and tricks to ‘find your tribe’ online and ensure you don’t have to spend hours on social media to get results.
Shake & SpearProperly Structuring Your Ad Campaign or How not to lose a pile of cash in one day.
We'll go over the common pitfalls that Google Ads customers commonly fall
into, how to avoid spending a tonne of money for no results and the
different ways you might be able to track your Google Ads spend. We'll also go over some advertising wording and what your website should have on it for it to be most efficient.
Pete WilkinsonA guide to pricing & business for decorators.
1. Introduce myself. Explain why I wrote the book
2. Ask some questions about pricing to get a feel for how people price.
3. Explain the advantages of using a meterage system over day rate.
4. Do a little worked exercise using real rates.
Shake & SpearHow to get the best results with google ads
Properly Structuring Your Ad Campaign or How not to lose a pile of cash in one day.

We'll go over the common pitfalls that Google Ads customers commonly fall into, how to avoid spending a tonne of money for no results and the different ways you might be able to track your Google Ads spend. We'll also go over some advertising wording and what your website should have on it for it to be most efficient.
Tony HollowayExploration of the estimating process using various methods of comparison.

MASTERCLASS PROGRAM

Masterclasses in the Manchester Suite
Day 1 - Thursday 10th September
CompanyTopic
Artex
Gyproc Easifiller
CT1
PeelTec paint stripper
Timbabuild
3M UK Ltd
SiroFlex
Wagner
Craig Phillips is the brand ambassador for WAGNER regularly appearing on TV demonstrating our range of paint sprayers. He is a self-made entrepreneur, having run a successful construction business throughout the 1990s, and has built up an impressive property portfolio. In 2000 he won the original reality TV show Big Brother. Craig has since presented and produced over 1,000 DIY and home improvement shows for major broadcasters including BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Five, Sky One, UKTV Style and Discovery Realtime.
PaintTech
Two of well known decorators running a presentation how Spraying has changed their businesses.
This will be a very interactive session as we’ve found this formula to work very well with the audience and get loads of engagement and great video content
Day 2 - Friday 11th September
CompanyTopic
Training sessions in Captains Bar 
Day 1 - Thursday 10th September
CompanyTraining session
Timbabuild
UK Sales Manager Brian Jones will provide a unique and free to attend training session for 10 people which will include the following :

• An introduction to the Timbabuild Epoxy Wood Repair System
• How Timbabuild will benefit you and your business
• Advantages for your clients

- An overview of the products within the range
- Working and curing times
- Differences between EHB60 and ERC10
- How to extrude and mix efficiently and the right way
- Do’s and Don’t’s
- Splicing and adhesion
- Corner / Rebate Repairs
- Tips and Tricks for the best results
- A practical hands on repair for each participant

Timbabuild FINISH and Timbaglaze Putty Replacement And much more.

The session will close with an opportunity to purchase the Timbabuild Starter Kit at a discounted price.
Day 2 - Friday 11th September
CompanyTraining session
PaintTech Training Academy
The training session will focus on Spraying kitchens on site.

We will teach you how to spray kitchens plus loads of other cool tips & tricks.
- Masking a spray area to control your environment.
- How to prepare and how to store the doors
- Spraying techniques for the ultimate finish
- Setting up an Airless & HVLP correctly
- Create samples to take away to market from.
- How to clean your machine in under 3 minutes. (Sounds crazy
- Basic maintenance for best performance.
- How to price kitchens for maximum profit

Plus pick our brains on years and years of onsite spraying that actually works.
Nick Sammut
Hand & Machine sanding Methods
Exploring the standard of preparation required to help you produce high quality work. Utilising hand sanding and Festool dustless sanding methods and abrasives and learning about the tools needed for detail work
Italiano Stucco
Venetian Plaster Training