Becoming a visionary may seem like a lofty goal for some, but rest assured that it is achievable for anyone who puts in the right amount of effort. It’s someone who thinks outside the box and is setting trends as
The Wedding CEO Retreat is here!
When I started my business as a wedding planner and designer, too many years ago to mention, I used to attend every educational experience I could find.
At the time, most of these were in the
Wedding Course Curriculum for 2020 is being announced.
It’s hard to believe that as we start not only a new year, but a new decade too, the Wedding Academy is coming into its 13th year as a training provider for the
The official video for the International Wedding Trend Report 2020 is finally here.
Here at the Wedding Academy we LOVE all things wedding. And part of being a wedding professional is knowing the trends your clients are going to be looking
Become a Wedding Planner in 2020.
Let's make today the day that completely changes your life forever. The day you bump "change my career" to the top of your to-do list.
No more excuses, okay?
And don't think I can't hear you saying
Ever wondered about the mindset of a successful Wedding CEO?
How do you become an entrepreneur? What determines you as one? What is it that puts you into that category?
I think everyone would answer that question differently. But for me, it’s
All those goals you have, let's make them happen! To be successful in your wedding business goals are a must.
I used to think goal setting was something you did because it was a grown-up thing to do when you needed
The Wedding Business Magazine October 2019 issue is now out and it's packed with fantastic articles, interviews and advice. This issue is focusing on finding your niche in the wedding industry so you can stand out in a crowded market
Are you making any money in your wedding business?
Let me ask you a question. Are you making any money in your wedding business? Do you know how to price your services correctly?
So many times I hear wedding planners, floral designers, wedding stylists etc. talk about their pricing and
The number one question I hear from Wedding Pros is this, ‘How do you fill your diary with more clients?”
And usually, when I look, I can see straight away what the problem is.
Yep it’s that simple.
They aren’t writing copy that
Styled shoots are used extensively in the wedding industry as they're a great way for wedding pros to collaborate, push boundaries, and simply get creative.
Mostly they're done collaboratively. Meaning everyone dedicates their time, craft and talent, free of charge, in
How do you make money as wedding planner? In my last post we talked about what a Wedding Planner does (if you didn’t read this then click here). But how do you make money from running a wedding planning business?
The Wedding Business Magazine August 2019 issue is now out and with a brand new look. This issue is all about diversifying revenue streams and looking at other ways to earn income from what you do as a Wedding CEO.
She Creates Business Podcast Show - Storytelling Marketing
A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege of being interviewed by Kinsey Roberts for the She Creates Business Podcast Show. Our topic was Storytelling in Video Marketing for Wedding Pros. I'm excited to say you can now listen
Question - would you like to know how to get qualified as a Wedding Planner in just 12 Weeks?
We're inviting you to join our next FREE Live Masterclass: How to Become a Wedding Planner.
We’ll be sharing our 7 Steps to
Hi! I hope you are having a great week and enjoying the lead up to Christmas.
No Need For New Years' Resolutions!
Even with the holidays ahead of us, we have been hearing from lots of you, that you plan to start a
On last night's episode of The Fixer with Alex Polizzi the business receiving the overhaul was an event business based up North in Wakefield, and I have to say it was my favourite episode yet. Not only was it so
I am excited to announce that we are searching for some very special people across the globe to help us fill our Instagram page with fabulous images. We want eyes on the ground reporting back on trends, inspiration and the
There are lot of things you can do to ensure your success as an online learner; being organised, setting aside regular time to study and having a quite place to work are all good ones. But sometimes, the key to success
Study Tips for Academy of Wedding & Event Planning Students
Being a student of the Australian Academy of Wedding and Event Planning means studying online via our virtual campus. Studying online provides great flexibility and means you can pursue your dreams regardless of where you are located or what time
We have a great guest post for you today which is part three of a four part series from our friend and colleague, Siobhan Craven-Robins, co-founder of the Network of Bridal Professionals. Siobhan has vast experience in handling celebrity clients
How a Wedding Planner can work with a Floral Designer
On today's Academy TV video we chat to floral designer and owner of Wild About Flowers, Leanne, to find out more about how a wedding planner can successfully work with a floral designer. Vendor and supplier relationships are crucial to
Out of all the colours that Pantone have released for Spring/Summer 2015 I think Scuba Blue is probably the one that will resonate the best with the Aussie wedding market. Perfect for a beach wedding this vibrant colour is exotic,
I know when you look at the window at the weather today both spring and summer feel a long way off, but this colour, Strawberry Ice from the Pantone Spring/Summer 2015 range, keeps me living in hope that we will
Sneak Peak into the world of a Wedding Planning Student
Recently Zoe, one our Tutors, sent me a link to a website for a wedding business launched by a UKAWEP student. The student is Laura Holliday and she is studying our Diploma in Wedding Planning Styling & Design. Laura's business is
I am always excited to see students pushing themselves to apply the skills and knowledge they are gaining in the course to practical tasks. This can be in the form of work experience, or a casual job, but it can
The Difference Between a Wedding Stylist and a Floral Designer
Recently one of my students asked me this question; what is the difference between a Floral Designer and a Stylist? This is a commonly asked question, by both students and people considering which area of the wedding industry they wish to
Today I'm carrying on with our look at the Pantone colours for Spring/Summer 2015, although for us in Australia that won't be for a while after the rest of the world. I'm particularly liking today's colour, Marsala, as it reminds