Industry Articles

For our final issue of the magazine for 2017 we are looking at the impact of social media when it comes to running a wedding business and how you can use it to the optimum. It is so easy to become consumed with social media and spend time analysing what others are doing and agonising over the fact they seem to be doing better than you, and I

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I have an On the Day Coordination business called the I Do Crew and whilst I mostly sit on the sidelines these days and assign our weddings to Academy trained Wedding Planners, there is no denying, I love a wedding.  So whenever I am able, I do still jump into the shoes of Wedding Planner. The benefit of this for the Academy is that I am also a Tutor

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In every industry there are always those people that everyone looks up to, everyone admires and everyone aspires to, and the wedding industry is no different. As part of our ten-year anniversary celebrations, I’m sharing with you today my top 10 wedding industry stars. Some of them I have admired for as long as I have been in business and some are new additions to my list. They

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Bonita is the career advisor for the Arabian Academy of Wedding and event planning, based in Dubai. Before joining the Academy Bonita worked with the UAE’s leading wedding inspiration website BrideClubme.com in their advertising sales division, she has a media background and is passionate about helping both new and established wedding businesses succeed. Today Bonita shares her round up of last week’s networking luncheon with Chelsea Lavere, which

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Today I have the pleasure of introducing you to one of the newest members of our team, Sam Lloyd. Sam is the founder of The Wedding Owl and an experienced Wedding Business Consultant and soon-to-be Tutor for the Academy of Wedding & Event Planning. She is also a Venue Consultant for ProVenue.  Sam is a talented and creative member of the wedding industry in the UK and along

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As we continue with our Top 10 series of posts to celebrate the Academy being in business for 10 years I thought it would be fun to look at some of the real weddings and events that have caught my eye over the years. Now obviously it is hard to capture all of them as there have been many and some I don’t have images for anymore, but

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