Lester Gethings is one of the most highly regarded and respected Wedding Planners in the UK. His background is in sales management but left to pursue a career in wedding and event planning and never looked back.
After doing his research and becoming educated in his new chosen field, he approached an established company to offer his services on a freelance basis. Shortly after this, he was offered a permanent position heading up their London office, where his skills and experience really flourished.
He is a detail-oriented Wedding Planner with exceptionally good taste, meticulous planning and creative skills. Lester’s couples benefit enormously from his guidance, expertise and good humour.
Every task is carried out with gracious style, enthusiasm and a sense of calm. His primary focus is always on his clients and suppliers, he has an innate capacity for managing and organising seamless elegant weddings and continues to work with some of the finest industry professionals in the business.
Creativity is key in this business, says Lester, whether it be catering, floristry or photography. New ideas are being developed all the time, and he believes it is vitally important for anyone wishing to make their mark in this industry to stay ahead of the latest trends, if they are going to remain at the top of their game.
His vast knowledge, experience and enthusiasm is unparalleled, he is a perfectionist that strives for excellence and works to create a wedding that is unique and personal to each couple.
He is a regular expert contributor to online bridal website, The Wedding Community and a very proud panel member of Wedding Industry Experts.
He is often invited to contribute to wedding blogs as well as writing for bridal magazines, offering his valuable insight into wedding trends, etiquette and styling ideas. Lester is also a founder member of the Network of Bridal Professionals (NBP). A networking group that promote, professionalism and ethical trading practices within the wedding industry.
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