Month: January 2018

Do's and Dont's for Planning a Traditional Arab Wedding with BRIDE Dubai

Traditional Arab Wedding

Today’s blog post has been created by the team behind the UAE’s leading wedding show, BRIDE Dubai. We asked the team to share their expert advice for planning a traditional Arab wedding, including some top tips for wedding planners working with more traditional clients.  It is a well-known fact that weddings can be extremely stressful. As… Read more »

Hair and Beauty Trends in 2018 Weddings

Wedding hair and makeup is a large part of any big day and we were lucky enough to talk to two experts in this field, Claire of Claire Jones Make Up Artist and Emma of Brides in France, who have been working in France as a professional beauty duo, delighting brides looking for a seamless… Read more »

The Wedding Business Magazine January 2018

We are very excited to share the first 2018 issue of the Wedding Business Magazine, which has undergone a facelift with a fresh, new design. It is also a bumper issue with some amazing experts featured, including none other than Arianna Huffington. Yes we’ve started off the year as we mean to carry on, with… Read more »

How to get an Events Job with no Experience

One of the things I learned really quickly, when listening to the pros tell their ‘road to success’ stories at Conferences, is that there really are no overnight successes – everyone has to start somewhere and for most of us, even those celebrity planners you admire, that is at the bottom.  Yes a wedding or… Read more »

Floral Design Trends in 2018 Weddings with Lisa Gatenby

As part of the 2018 International Wedding Trend Report the Academy team travelled to a beautiful French Chateau, called Chateau de la Belle in the gorgeous Charente. This year we also spent time filming with some top wedding professionals for them to give us their inside knowledge on what’s in and what’s out in weddings… Read more »

A Conversation with David Tutera

interview David Tutera

We have some exciting things happening here at the Academy throughout 2018 and one of those things includes something I am doing personally. As the CEO of the Academy I love inspiring others and helping to develop and shape careers, so this year I am launching my personal brand where I help creative entrepreneurs to… Read more »

The David Tutera Event Planning Symposium

Here at the Academy we are massive advocates of continued education and when our students graduate we encourage them to attend other educational events to continue their growth within the industry. We love to partner with other educators offering quality education and have a full list of approved Academy events, conferences and workshops on our… Read more »

Industry Networking – The UK South West WedMeetup

Cornwall based female entrepreneurs Hazel Parsons, from Hazel Parsons Wedding and Event Consultancy & Jenny Wren, from Jenny Wren Wedding and Events Planning have announced an ambitious and exciting new event named South West WedMeetup! Following on from the success of the Cornwall and Devon WedMeetup events the South West WedMeetup will bring together over 200 wedding… Read more »

The International Wedding Trend Report 2018

The wait is finally over. I am beyond excited to announce the launch of the 4th edition of the International Wedding Trend Report. Each year the team here at the Academy of Wedding and Event Planning bring you the latest and greatest trends that we believe you’ll be seeing in the year ahead as you… Read more »