Month: May 2017

Negotiating with Wedding Clients

Today on WedBizTips we have yet another great topic up for discussion as we weigh in on the subject of clients that negotiate and how you deal with them. This has always been a bit of a bone of contention as many believe that discounting your prices in any way is a bad thing, but… Read more »

Event Planning Jobs You May Not Have Considered

The really exciting thing about working in events is the vast array of different types of events you might find yourself working on.  Yes of course there are meetings, conferences, product launches, fashion shows, festivals, parties and even weddings, but if you are prepared to look a little deeper, you might just be surprised at… Read more »

Ideas to Boost Your Motivation

Today our WedBizTips series is all about motivation. We all lack mojo from time to time and as many of us work on our own in the wedding industry it can be hard to stay inspired and keep yourself going. This type of thing can also apply to those studying to get into the industry… Read more »

Following a Passion for Wedding Design with Shelley Truong

Shelley is a student with the Australian Online Campus and she started her journey with the Academy studying the Certificate in Wedding Planning. Halfway through her study she realised her passion laid more with the styling and design side than it did with planning and logistics, so she swapped to the Diploma in Wedding Planning,… Read more »

The Luxury Wedding Retreat Preview Hosted by Pamella Dunn

Last weekend we were delighted to attend the Luxury Wedding Retreat Preview hosted by UK wedding planner extraordinaire and Academy Advisory Board member Pamella Dunn. Pam is a prominent member of our UK Academy community, supporting our students with work experience opportunities and helping them nurture their own wedding & event careers. She is an inspiration… Read more »

Student Field Trip

Recently, on a sunny Friday afternoon in Melbourne, myself, and a group of our wedding students gathered for a ‘Field Trip’ at the Royal Botanic Gardens.  The purpose of our Field Trip was to learn more about Planning weddings in Melbourne and of course do some networking with each other. Our hosts for the day… Read more »

Starting a Wedding Business While Working Full-Time

Today on our WedBizTips series the question is can you run a business whilst holding down a full time job? We hear this question all the time from new and potential students at the Academy. It is a common question from anyone who is thinking of branching out on their own and becoming an entrepreneur…. Read more »