Category: Students

Meet Krysta, Academy Alumni and Award Winning Wedding Planner

Today we have the absolute pleasure of sitting down with one of our Academy graduates Krysta Van Smith. After graduating, Krysta launched her wedding business For The Love Of Weddings, offering design-led wedding planning for stylish couples looking to create a unique and meaningful celebration with a touch of understated luxe. Krysta has achieved so… Read more »

Are you ready for a Career as a Wedding Planner

I hope you’re sitting down because I have some news that might shock you. The Academy of Wedding and Event Planning is shutting its doors for enrolments in just 2 weeks. Yep you heard me right. After 12 years of training wedding planners, stylists and designers around the world it’s time to disrupt the wedding… Read more »

What You Can Learn From Wedding Work Experience

Since graduating in mid-2018 Ashlee Brookes has been making her mark on the Melbourne Wedding season, by contracting with a number of local Wedding Planners and Stylists.  I was able to give her one of her very first professional work ‘experiences’ though in September last year when she completed work experience with my business, the… Read more »

The Wedding Business Magazine – April 2019

I hope you’re ready to be inspired because this issue of the Wedding Business Magazine is all about building your confidence in business and it is packed full of fantastic articles, tips and advice. Register for your FREE copy today In case you missed our last issue from February 2019 you can check that out… Read more »

Live and Supportive Wedding Business Training

wedding business training

Here at the Academy, we are evolving how we offer our expert wedding industry training. We’ve listened to you. We understand your hopes and dreams, your worries, and the hurdles that can stop you from launching a wedding business you’re passionate about. It’s time for us to follow our own advice and take action. We… Read more »

How to Gain Experience in the Wedding Industry

Experience in the Wedding Industry

  This month on the Wedding Academy Live blog we are focussing on gaining experience in the wedding industry. Many of you ask us how you can gain hands-on real wedding experience when you are just starting out. The tips in this blog post will help you do just that. With wedding season set to… Read more »

Some Days I Achieve Nothing!

Some Days I Achieve Nothing!

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… Read more »

FREE Webinar – Get Qualified as a Wedding Planner

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… Read more »

The Wedding Business Magazine – February 2019

I’m excited to announce our first issue of the Wedding Business Magazine 2019 and it’s had a makeover. We have a whole host of new experts for you covering some brand new topics including Instagram, Pinterest, Copy Writing, Branding, Networking, Sales, Business and much more. Register for your FREE copy today In case you missed… Read more »

What it's Like to Work on Your First Wedding

Work on Your First Wedding

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… Read more »