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Business trends come and go, but some change the landscape of the way business is done so significantly that they become integrated to such an extent that whole business systems could not exist without them.  A simple example is email.  My business partner and I are geographically separated by Sydney; she is in Melbourne and I am in Brisbane.  We work as a team and in a sense,

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No its not, but being green is less a choice, than a way of life today and its something the event industry is increasingly being called upon to practice. An event of any size (from a wedding to corporate conference) leaves a significant carbon footprint and you will find that guests and delegates are starting to review events based on how green they are. At the NURHC 2009

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The Wedding Establishment Showcase is a relatively new venture, but it is an idea that looks as though it will take off. Gathering the very finest ideas and inspirations in luxury weddings under one roof at one of Melbourne’s premiere venues, Comme, the discerning bride and groom are offered the chance to spend quality time with the industries best in a relaxed atmosphere. With limited tickets available this

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I often get asked the question “If I take a wedding planner course will I be able to make a living?” and the other popular one is “Will I get clients if I take a wedding planning course?” There is no simple answer to this question. Of course to be successful in any industry or business you need to have undertaken the relevant training and education. You need

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Recently an AAWEP student who is about to graduate from the Diploma of Wedding and Event Planning course asked me where I find my inspiration.  We were discussing the fact that whilst some clients (whether they be brides or corporate clients) come to you with a theme or a clear picture in their mind of what they want their event to look like, many more do not.  Our

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It is true the early bird gets the worm. But, so does the late bird and the bird in-between. Because by design there are always more than enough worms.  In fact, the only bird that doesn’t get a worm is the bird that doesn’t go out to get one. If you want something…go out and get it.  That is the only way to success and it is never

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