About Us

The Love Match Weekends’ team is made up from a group of dedicated professionals who have spent their time working and helping people in their lives, love and careers. Each member of our “Team” has a different background and set of skills to bring to the table to ensure that each weekend will be extra special. We cater for all people from all walks of life and through our dedication, tenacity and hard work will ensure that each weekend is a memorable experience and that all of our guests will go away with the confidence and ability to move forward in their lives.

Our Team

Genevieve

Genevieve

Genevieve is not only our founder, but also an International Coach working with people both personally and professionally, she comes from a background of Training and Sales, having run a very successful Dating Club for Professional Singles, she has a natural ability of matching people and understanding people’s needs. Originally she trained for Theatre and Performing, but as a backup she also studied, International Business, Sales and Training Development. Having worked in the Media whilst juggling a life treading the Boards she decided to turn her hand to Sales and Training, falling into Recruitment by accident, she then made a career from it for over 15 years.

Her many years at Management Level in Recruitment has helped her to Match people professionally as well as personally. Being the friend, who always introduced couples, she decided to look at “Matching for Love” in more depth and set up and ran her Dating Club.

Claim to fame; At a Halloween Fancy Dress Ball, she successfully “matched” 5 couples, who continued in their relationships and some even got married! Also Jack Nicholson turned up at her wedding and ended up in the photos! She also was part of a Youth Theatre with the lovely Kate Beckinsale and recently appeared as a guest speaker on the Alan Titchmarsh Show in her capacity as founder of Love Match Weekends.

Jane

Jane

With no discernible talents, an inability to sing or dance, “people” is Jane’s thing!

As our resident Life Coach it’s Jane’s job to get you to look deep inside yourself and see where your talents lie, to focus and build on your strengths and use your own personal skills to help transform your life. Focusing on the Relationships sector of your “Wheel of Life”, Jane’s group coaching sessions are fun, interactive and full of useful information and motivational techniques to help you grow in confidence and well-being.

Jane’s background is not only in Life & Personal Coaching but also in Recruitment and Business Mentoring. She’s run her own successful agency for over 11 years and a few years ago was finding it difficult to balance her time between work and the search for love. She understands the difficulties of being a ”35+ year old, single, independent, professional woman looking for the right guy to fit into her busy schedule”! Thanks to a good friend renowned for her match-making skills Jane was introduced to Neil at a Quiz Night (which they won!) and has never looked back. They are now happily married with two wonderful sons and she is here to impart her experience, understanding and wisdom.

James

James

James Preece is the Dating Guru.

As the UK’s leading Dating Expert and Dating Coach he is a consultant for many dating sites and is involved in a wide variety of different areas, such as personal dating coaching, Online Dating, speed dating and matchmaking.

He is a very experienced Relationship expert and is a rising star having already helped thousands of men and women find love, build confidence and improve their relationships.

He has been a featured expert in top UK and international media: such as the Independent, Cosmopolitan, FHM, Men’s Health, Match.com, The Sun amongst many more. He also runs very successful dating events both in the UK and is a regular consultant for many dating companies.

He has advised for various television and radio shows including the Online Dating episode of “You’ve Been Scammed” for BBC One.

For more information about James Preece visit www.jamespreece.com.

 

Faye

Faye

As a child Faye always knew she wanted to be a chef and, with baking as her passion, she’s worked hard to get to the top of her profession! With a degree in Culinary Art and over 15 years of professional experience Faye is currently the only female Head Chef in her company. Having worked as a Pastry Chef for some of the industry’s biggest names including Raymond Blanc and Gordon Ramsey, Faye’s knowledge, flair and expertise is without question. She’s taught at a renowned London College and is as comfortable leading her brigade as she is imparting her wealth of knowledge and expertise.

She’ll be in charge of our sumptuous meals, our Gala Dinner and helping our guests learn the “dying art” of Baking to help create their very own Mad Hatters Tea Party.

Renée

Renée

Renée Coppinger, the EuroStyle expert, brings a polished European look to Top- Tier Executives and Entrepreneurs that up-levels their personal style quotient and their business success. After more than 15 years in the Italian fashion industry, Renee started her own Image Consultancy that specializes in helping C-Suite men and women develop their personal brand to bridge the gap between their products, services and professional image through individual coaching and a series of seminars on Professional Image and Personal Impact.

Renée holds a B.S.F.S. from Georgetown University, Wash., D.C. US, a Masters of Fashion at the University of Bologna, Italy and has trained with the leading U.K. Style Consultancies Style Directions and Aston & Hayes. She belongs to Association of Style and Image Professionals, in London. Renée is regularly featured as the Style Expert on Talk Radio Europe and has contributed as Style Consultant to Finest Magazine, Beauty Magazine, Marbellas.com, Marbella TV, El Corte Ingles department store, Spain and the Marbella Film Festival.

Emma

Emma

Emma Ziff is an internationally acclaimed Relationship, Dating & Sex expert. A specialist in all aspects of sexual and intimacy issues, helping people realise that there are many others in the same situation. Bringing these concerns out into the open for both singles and couples of all sexual preferences, Emma ultimately helps you put the fun back into the bedroom…lounge… kitchen…bathroom….!

As a non-judgmental lateral thinker and her 12 year career in TV, media and Radio, Emma covers many topics that most people would run a mile from, including erectile dysfunction to incestuous relationships. Bringing these issues to the forefront of today’s society, she has helped 1000’s of people in their life and relationships. With her openness and easy approach, Emma quickly gets to the heart of the issues and offers guidance, advice and fantastic helpful tips! Her radio show ‘Ziffy’s Love Zone’ has a unique style of presenting, and informative advice combining the knowledge of Dr Ruth with the humour of Joan Rivers!

As her radio guests and phone-in callers describe her show “ Its direct, you ask a question and you get the answer with ‘warts and all’, Emma doesn’t beat about the bush” Emma has been interviewed on many radio programs all over the world including BBC Radio and has made various television appearances on programs such as ‘’Real Women’’.

A global speaker and seminar leader, Emma empowers men and women through self-awareness, in a fun and informative way. In her private sessions, her goal is to help you gain an insight into the bigger picture of your life so that you can bravely face and overcome obstacles and negative patterns in your relationships. With Emma’s passion for greater communication and sexual knowledge for couples, she champions worldwide for honesty around the subject of orgasms with her global ‘Make It, Not Fake It’ campaign!

As a member of the Royal Society of Medicine and University College Hospital London, Emma likes to keep up-to-date with the latest medical and psychology research. She also has close links with the Family Planning Association, with the importance of people’s knowledge around sexual health. Her qualifications include Sexology, Master Practitioner of Hypnotherapy, Time Line therapy, Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Complimentary Health. Emma has written books including: ‘How To Enjoy Sex On A First Date …. And Still Feel Guilt Free’, and contributes to many international newspapers and magazines on Love and Sex.

OUR SERVICE TO YOU

Coaching

All our group coaching sessions are carried out by professional, experienced coaches and we keep the sexes apart! This is something that we do deliberately as experience tells us that in these types of sessions people are prepared to open-up more especially when discussing sensitive subjects like “relationships”. It is less embarrassing for some when practicing skills and techniques such as “flirting”, reading “body language” and building “confidence” when they are separate from the opposite sex. The sessions are fun and informative and not meant to put anyone “under pressure” or do anything “extreme”. In addition there will be opportunities to book “one-to-one” sessions with our coaches during the free-time periods, these are available in advance for an additional charge.

Events

All of our events are designed with fun in mind, they’ll give you a new range of skills but will also help you relax and start mingling with our other liked-mined single guests. Our specifically chosen events range from Cocktail-making lessons, for those budding Tom Cruises, to baking and cake-making ready for our Mad Hatters Tea Party on Sunday evening. Taught by the Best in their field and in mixed-groups of girls and boys you’ll develop skills and maybe WOW the opposite sex with your hidden talents. In addition we have an amazing Black-Tie Gala Dinner on the Saturday night, Quiz night on Sunday night and even offer, for those adventurous, outdoorsy people a Hike through the grounds (bring your wellies, it is Wales!). These events have been specifically chosen as ones that have created the best “environment” for meeting people, putting “flirting” skills to the test and reading “body language” plus the pressure is always off when you’re having fun!

Venues

We are fortunate to hold our events in a stunning Grade II Listed Georgian Country Mansion just 20 minutes from the M4 in the fabulous Welsh Countryside. This is an amazing location as it offers our guests a luxurius getaway where they feel that not only are they on a “Love Match Weekend” but also a fabulous “retreat” away from the hussle and bussle of everyday life. With it’s beauty and tranquility you can’t help but relax the moment you drive into the grounds. There is an abundance of space so if you just want to explore the grounds and take time to enjoy nature and reflect on life then you can do so during the free-time periods built into the weekend. For the brave you can take a dip in the unheated plunge pool or spend some time relaxing in the wood-fired sauna, alternatively challenge each other to a game of pool or table tennis in the games room. As much or as little to do as you like!

Media and PR

For Media and Press Enquiries please contact our team at Blue Boo, email carolyn@blueboo.co.uk

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