Kelly Mortimer has over 20 years in the wedding industry. Working for some of the leading names in hospitality in the 5* luxury market and combined with 10 years planning destination weddings.
The only Wedding Industry Consultant globally to have significantly increased revenue across multi-properties for big brand names.
Here’s her story…
Wedding Industry Consultant
Kelly saw a need in the global market for support with driving wedding revenue & bookings. Venues and suppliers use Kelly’s clear strategies and sales techniques to drive business through the wedding market.
Working with global brands and independent businesses, Kelly’s clients love the easy, straightforward and crystal clear steps she delivers to raise revenue.
Group Wedding Sales Director
Overseeing 45 hotels and a team of 50 wedding coordinators, Kelly’s role was simple: Increase wedding revenue across the group.
Which she did. By £multi millions.
Using a fresh and personalised strategy and training the entire wedding team with wedding specific sales techniques.
Claridge’s in London’s Mayfair is the epitome of timeless elegance, and one of the best 5-star luxury hotels in the world.
Kelly planned weddings & events for celebrities and royalty and even had the honour of walking Her Majesty The Queen into Claridge’s Ballroom.
Opening Rosewood London
Rosewood Hotels is one of the world’s most respected ultra-luxury hotel groups. Kelly was on the opening team of Rosewood London in October 2013. After an £85 million renovation to transform the 1914 Edwardian, Grade II listed building.
Kelly was instrumental in launching and driving the wedding & social events business for the property.
Mandarin Oriental London
Kelly planned Weddings & Social Events at this grand luxury hotel overlooking Hyde Park in Knightsbridge.
From “Strictly” celebrities to Prince’s to High Society couples. Kelly spent almost 4 years selling and planning weddings and events here. Helping to secure a huge boost in wedding bookings and revenue.
Here’s where it all began. Working for hotels and resorts throughout the world. Kelly began honing her skills and a deep understanding of the wedding market.
Living and working in countries such as Domincan Republic, Cuba, Mexico, Sri Lanka & Spain. One of Kelly’s most significant achievements was being part of the design of “Romance by Paradisus”, which is still available today…
These trainings have helped me to increase number of bookings and also increase revenue!”
Oskar Gilchrist-Grodnicki, The Principal Edinburgh
Some of her current clients include global brands such as Marriott, Hilton and Millennium hotels as well as individually owned venues and wedding suppliers & vendors.
Kelly is often asked to speak at key industry events at well known venues such as The NEC Birmingham and London Olympia.