Career

One of the questions I get asked regularly by Academy students is ‘how did you launch your wedding business?’ The simple answer, via social media. I know that when you first start out on your new career journey it’s difficult to picture yourself running a profitable wedding business. I know because I’ve been there myself. There are so many unknowns, so much to learn and lots that you don’t

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For much of the last year I have been super focused on being productive.  I have been designing my days, blocking out time for tasks, sticking to my schedule and not multi-tasking (a real productivity killer). But guess what? Some days, I suck at that! Some days I sit at my desk and flit around my email accounts and allow myself to be sucked into someone else’s schedule

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As a corporate event planner looking for a creative outlet, I turned to the wedding industry.  Quickly my passion grew and not because I am a romantic at heart, but because of the creativity of the wedding industry.  Think about it, a wedding is the ultimate creative collaboration.  It brings together people with a range of skills and creative talents and as the Planner and Designer, you get

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Question – would you like to know how to get qualified as a Wedding Planner in just 12 Weeks? If your answer to that was ‘YES’ then I’m pretty sure you’re considering a career in the wedding and event industry. You’ve no doubt spent hours pouring over Pinterest looking at the gorgeous wedding images and you have probably every blog post there is to read on planning weddings.

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We recently interviewed Academy student Katie Zac to get an insider view on exactly what it’s like to work on your first wedding. here is what Katie had to share with us… You recently completed some sub-contracting work on a wedding with Academy Tutor Christine’s company I Do Crew, talk us through the job and what you have learnt?  I actually got two weddings in one weekend with

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Here at the Academy, we deal with this question every day. It’s great to chat to so many aspiring wedding and event pros who are making the empowering decision to take control of their career and follow their dreams. Back when our CEO Kylie started her wedding and events business, wedding planning was rarely considered a ‘real’ career profession. Roll forward to today and a career as a

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