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Curated: Surrey Blogger Collective Autumn Social: Success behind the squares

  • Guildford Harbour Hotel 3 Alexandra Terrace, High Street GU1 3DA (map)
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Surrey Blogger Collective Autumn Social - Success Behind The Squares, sponsored by Guildford Harbour Hotel

Join Surrey Blogger Collective for an evening of networking and informative talks with fellow Surrey influencers and industry insiders. Hosted by Fatima Truscott, Fashion Journalist and Lifestyle Blogger behind The FT Times, along with key speakers including psychotherapist and blogger Anna Mathur, YouTube Star & Channel Mum SJ Strum and Lifestyle Blogger & Actress Megan Taylor.

Enjoy a welcome reception on the beautiful garden terrace of the HarBAR, where prosecco and pizza from the woodfired oven will be served, before taking your seat for an evening of informative talks.

Bobbi Brown Makeup Station

Coming from the office, or having put the kids to bed, don’t worry! Experts from Bobbi Brown Cosmetics in Guildford will be on hand offering a menu of 5 minute how-tos to help refresh and touch up your make up for the night. Chat to the team about how to apply camera insta-perfect make-up, ideal for selfies and stories, and tips for saving time on your morning make-up routine. Plus, pick up your complimentary voucher for an in-store 60 minute Get Party Ready service worth £40!

Full Programme:

6.30pm - Welcome Reception & Networking

On arrival enjoy woodfired pizza and prosecco on the HarBAR Terrace. We know many in attendance are parents, and you may need to wait for your partner to return home before you can escape and dash out, but if you can call in a favour and try and get to the event for 6.30pm start you really will make the most out of the event!

During the reception treats and entertainment await you - to be announced.

7.30pm - Talk One: The Perfect Partnership

Fatima Truscott joins former advertising executive, tuned YouTuber: SJ Strum, Lifestyle Blogger and Actress Megan Taylor and industry insiders (to be announced) as they discuss establishing your account, finding your niche in a saturated insta world and conducting paid partnerships. Fatima will find out how to monetise, content plan, working the PR game, how to pitch, and how to find the balance between editorial and commercial posts.

8.15pm - Interval *pizza continued to be served for late comers

9pm - Talk Two: Anna Mathur

Fatima chats to psychotherapist and blogger Anna Mathur to hear her fascinating story from starting out on Instagram as an account to collect interiors inspiration for her new house, to establishing her mental-health focussed insta account and website. Experienced psychotherapist, author of the successful Reframing Anxiety Course and positivity mentor, Anna will share in her vast experience of managing a highly engaged, motivational account; discuss being true to you, dealing with any negativity, finding a balance, safeguarding, limitations and how she juggles the work-life balance.

9.45pm - After Party Drinks!

To help get the party started, The Harbour Hotel have arranged a special drink menu for the night with opportunity to purchase cocktails and prosecco at a very discounted rate.