Month: April 2017

The Wedding Business Magazine April 2017

Continued education is so important for the growth of any company, but especially for those in the wedding industry. It is very easy to get stuck in a rut doing what you do, being incredibly busy and not setting aside time to see what’s going on around you. There is always something to learn no… Read more »

From Food and Beverage Manager to Wedding Planner with Alexandra Morosan

Alexandra is studying through our Australian Online Campus and has been on quite a journey. When she started with the Academy she was the Food & Beverage Manager at the Royal South Yarra Tennis Club. Through studying the Diploma in Wedding Planning, Styling and Design and of course her passion for weddings she is now… Read more »

Academy Tutor Profile – Elizabeth Waterson

Welcome back to our third instalment in our Tutor Profiles blog series. The idea for this originally came to me when I was reminiscing about a particularly inspiring tutorial I had when I had hit a creativity ‘brick wall’ at art school. My tutor bought in some of her work to share and I was… Read more »

Academy Tutor Profile – Zoe McKeown

Last week we launched our new Tutor Profiles blog series, introducing Australian Academy tutor Lisa Macale.  Here at the Academy we believe that the best way for our students to learn is by being educated and mentored by industry professionals and business owners. Who better to set you on the path to your career in weddings… Read more »

Top Tips for Booking Corporate Entertainment

Planning an event is hard work and there are three things that can completely ruin even the best planned event: the venue, the food and the entertainment. So how do you know if you are booking good or bad entertainment? How do you know what choices to make? What steps can you take to avoid… Read more »

Quintessentially Weddings Atelier Spring 2017

This weekend I attended the gorgeous luxury wedding fair Quintessentially Wedding Atelier hosted in the iconic Langham hotel in London. The show bought together an impressive selection of some of the most desirable UK and global luxury brands. The event was hosted by Quintessentially group, award-winning luxury lifestyle management and concierge services. So as you can imagine, every… Read more »

Academy Tutor Profile – Lisa Macale

Here at the International Academy of Wedding & Event Planning we are proud of our fantastic global team of tutors who educate, support and mentor our students throughout their course. Our tutors are not only skilled educators, they are also successful wedding and event industry entrepreneurs and business owners. Being able to draw on their… Read more »

Network with the Wedding Industry in Dubai

The Academy is now truly a global company with our regional campuses in the UK, Australia, Dubai, Malayasia, New Zealand and North America. As part of my role as the CEO I spend a lot of my time travelling, and the next couple of months are going to be no exception. I am gearing up… Read more »

The Business of Being Creative

Creative Career

Sourcing florals, and linen and having coffee with your clients. Beautifully branded questionnaires, pretty pictures on Instagram and Pinterest. Cute names for your packages and a gorgeous logo on your business card and newly designed invoice. Are these the things you associate with ‘being in business’? What about pricing, insurance, tax, and your legal obligations?… Read more »