Month: October 2017

And the Winners of the Spring 2018 Pantone Colour Challenge Are…

A few weeks ago we set you the challenge to design your take on a wedding inspiration board themed on one of the 12 gorgeous colours Pantone predicts will be trending in Spring 2018.  And boy did you all take up the challenge! We received a record number of entries which we whittled down with difficulty to… Read more »

The Wedding Business Magazine October 2017

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… Read more »

From Bride To Wedding Professional

Yesterday we met Simone Ross who is a student of the Australian Academy of Wedding and Event Planning and the founder of Elegant Dream Weddings & Events located in Port Stephens and servicing Newcastle, Maitland, Hunter Valley and Central Coast.  In our previous conversation with Simone she shared her story of a becoming a Wedding Professional after being… Read more »

From Bride to Wedding Business Owner

This week we meet Australian Academy Student, Simone Ross.  Simone was inspired to become a Wedding Planner after planning her own wedding.  We know that so many of you feel inspired to do the same.  However we have also discovered that many newly-weds feel embarrassed for feeling this way, for fear people may think they just can’t let… Read more »

Announcing the Finalists of Our Pantone Colour Trend Challenge

We love this time of year when we start to wind down the current year and look ahead to what exciting wedding trends are on the horizon for the next. Colour plays a big part in the design and styling of every wedding, and presenting colour palette concepts is an integral element in the wedding… Read more »

Download Our Free Guide To Writing A Resume For The Event Industry

Are you looking to make a career change and start working in the wedding and event industry? If so you may be concerned about your lack of wedding and event experience.  I often hear people, who have 5-10 years of work experience behind them say, ‘I don’t have any experience’.  But this is not the… Read more »

From Bride to Successful Wedding Coordinator

The wedding industry has so much to offer our graduates in terms of career opportunities, and that includes some fabulous roles at Wedding Venues worldwide. Today we catch up with UK Academy student Lindsey Watson who is studying our Diploma in Venue Coordination. Lindsey is a real inspiration; balancing her studies with a busy family… Read more »

The Spring 2018 Pantone Colour Trend Challenge

Can you believe it’s October already? Before we know it we will be into 2018 and wedding and event designers and stylists around the world will be working the 2018 trends into their client’s special events. October also ushers in an exciting time for us here at Academy HQ as we devote ourselves to the… Read more »