An Exclusive Brand Building Event

Get everything you need to build your brand at... 

The Branding, Books & Beaches Event

June 22nd – 24th, 2017 | Louisville, KY

Branding, Books & Beaches is an exclusive three-day event for people who are serious about becoming a leader in their field.

You'll walk away with a clear vision for the direction of your brand, your target market clearly identified, your branding book fully outlined, and much more.  

At this event you will learn:

  •  How and where to best connect with your target market 
  •  Strategies to become a recognized authority in your field 
  •  How to write your brand building authority book

We'll show you the way. 

Learn From Industry Experts

Sharon Vornholt

Sharon Vornholt is a marketing expert and brand strategist. She has helped hundreds of people refine their brand and create marketing plans that work. She has a popular blog and podcast that have one goal: teaching others how to start and grow a profitable business that allows them to live an entrepreneurial lifestyle. 

Barbara Grassey 

Barbara Grassey is stepping out from behind the curtain – she is known in the speaking industry as “the gurus’ secret weapon.” Barbara has written dozens of books in the past few years for national speakers as well as coaches and trainers on subjects as diverse as Emotional IQ, Real Estate Investing, Motivation, Sales, even running professional medical practices. 

We'll Help You Put Proven Brand Building Strategies Into Action

We have purposely structured this event to send you home with your Complete Branding Package. You’ll walk out the door with these components in your hot little hands: 

  •  A clear vision of your target customer and your brand.
  •  What your brand encompasses
  •  A custom-tailored "Branding and Marketing Plan" for you and your business
  •  A fully mapped outline of your signature book 
  •  You will begin writing your book at the event! 
  •  Your own branding photographs (to highlight your unique personality)
  •  Your unique branding video (2-3 minute professionally produced and edited) Starring...YOU!
  •  You will learn how to use video to establish your distinctive brand so you stand out in your marketplace
  •  3 days of networking and brainstorming with high-level business owners 
  •  90 days of email support after the event
  •  Access to continuing support with bi-weekly coaching calls
  •  Small group individualized attention

Just for Early Action Takers: 

  •  2 (30 minute)1 on 1 coaching calls with Sharon to help solidify your brand and marketing presence ($600 value)
  •  2 (30 minute) 1 on 1 book coaching sessions with Barbara to help you with your authority book ($600 value)

Want in? Register by Friday June 16th 



Enjoy your stay in this trendy, boutique style hotel, all while developing your brand.

  •  Remix Lounge
  •  Splash Pool
  •  WXYZ Bar - Mix it Up With Music
  •  Fast and Free WiFi
  •  Outdoor Patio Area for Chilling and Sipping 
  •  Want to Workout? Check out the Re:Charge Gym 
  •  Aloft is Designed for Global Travelers who Love Open Spaces 

Make the Decision to Join Us for this Event Today!

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Bringing someone with you such as a spouse, business partner, etc? 

Click Here to sign up together and save (Total: $7,494).

We Are Committed To Your Success

Your Fortune Is In Our Follow Up 

We're proud to deliver an experience that extends beyond the event. 

Don't take it from us - hear it from past attendees:

"They actually put us to work! I'm walking out of here not only with a plan but, I've outlined my book, I have branding stuff, and they've made it fun!" 

- Jenna Waites

"They have a tremendous amount of knowledge that they share with you on how to separate yourself from your competition, how to build credibility in your marketplace, and how to really take your business from the level it is today to the level you want it to be at."

- Erik Hitzelberger

"They really teach you how to move your business forward. No matter what field you're in. Doesn't matter if you're in real estate or business development, they help you move it forward and they give you systems and ways you can implement, and then they follow up!"

- Tamara West

You can check out the frequently asked questions below for commonly asked questions.

Want to chat with one of us to be sure this event is right for you? 

We completely understand.

You can schedule a strategy session. We will jump on the phone and get all your questions answered. We want you to be confident that this exclusive event is a perfect fit for you. 

(We know it is!)

Just send one of us an email at:

Email Barbara at

Email Sharon at

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why Is Branding, Books & Beaches Different? 

Branding, Books & Beaches is a 3-day event at the beautiful and new Aloft Hotel in Louisville. This event is designed exclusively for high-level entrepreneurs who are ready to be the authority in their field.

At this event, you will begin to write your authority book, learn how to create videos that will make your competition irrelevant, and you will leave with your own professional branding package that includes everything you need to create a buzzworthy brand including a professional branding photoshoot and a professional "about me" video.

2. Does the discounted room block include extra days before and after the event?

Yes, it does. The special room rate is good for 2 days before the event and 2 days after the event for a total of 7 days.

3. Tell me again... what does my Branding Package include?

During the workshops over this 3-day exclusive event you will... 

  •  Write YOUR story that can be used across all platforms; on your website, social media, etc. 
  •  Write your video script so that you have time to prepare for your video shoot 
  •  Have your own branding photoshoot with our photographer 
  •  Record a 2-3 minute branding video with a professional videographer
  •  Get all of the branding elements you need to create a "buzzworthy brand" in just 3 days

4. Is that all? 

No way! We want you to be successful. After the event you'll get:

  •  Bi-monthly Follow Up Group Coaching/Q & A Sessions for 3 months (Value Priceless!) 
  •  90 Days of Email Support 

Just for "Early Action Takers"

  •  (2) 30 minute 1 on 1 Book Coaching Sessions with Barbara ($600 value) 
  •  (2) 30 minute 1 on 1 Marketing and Branding Coaching Sessions with Sharon($600 value)