Month: March 2017

Weddings in Melbourne – A Field Trip

  You asked for it and we are delivering, a special field trip in Melbourne celebrating some of Melbourne’s fabulous Venues and Wedding locations and taking in the experience of One Fine Day. This tour is ideal for anyone wanting to gain some practical experience of conducting Site Inspections for Weddings, learn more about Garden Weddings and… Read more »

Monday Motivation – Take Time to Chill

Here at the Academy we often talk about the importance of hard work, striving for your goals and managing your time. But it is equally important to take much needed breaks and take time out from work or study to relax and recuperate. It is important to strike some form of work-life balance that works… Read more »

Learning to be a Wedding and Event Planner with the Academy

Are you thinking about a career in the wedding and event industry? Does the idea of planning, styling and designing weddings excite you? If so then you might want to consider taking an internationally and industry recognised course to learn the foundations of the job. Here at the Academy we have trained over 2000 students… Read more »

Let's Get Creative – Easter Styling Instagram Challenge

Do you think you are creative? Well we have a challenge for you! Calling all students and followers! Today we are launching an exciting new instagram challenge that will get you using your creativity, brainstorming new ideas and flexing your styling skills. The Easter holiday is a few weeks away and many of you will… Read more »

Meet our Student of the Month Jasmine

This month our UK Student of the Month is the very lovely Jasmine Darley who recently Graduated after completing our Diploma in Wedding Planning Styling & Design and is in the process of launching a business offering handmade items to the wedding and event industry. What I most enjoyed about Jasmine’s story was what she… Read more »

Press Launch – A Most Curious Wedding Fair 2017

As a creative person, and with a background in the fashion industry, I am all about discovering innovative ideas and pushing the boundaries. Its what gets me excited and inspired so I was very excited to be attending the press launch for A Most Curious Wedding Fair 2017, on behalf of The Wedding Business Magazine…. Read more »

The Diploma In Floral & Event Styling – Meet Our Expert Tutor

We are very excited to be launching our first blended learning course this May through the UK Academy of wedding & Event Planning. As part of The Diploma in Floral & Event Styling our students will spend two days at our London styling studio with expert Academy Tutor Dee McMeeking. Dee is a wedding stylist, wedding… Read more »

Monday Motivation – Love What You Do

I am very happy to be able to say I Love what I do! In just a few short months my working life has changed drastically for the better, and even the small successes feel wonderful! Nearly a year ago I enrolled on the Diploma in Wedding Planning, Styling & Design with the UK Academy, not knowing where… Read more »

Finding Business Success with On The Day Coordination

As I have mentioned many times on this blog I love meeting up with our students and hearing about their stories in the world of wedding and event planning. What’s even better is when I get to film an interview with them to share with you. It is great exposure for our students and helps… Read more »

Turning Leads into Customers for your Wedding Business

Recently I had the opportunity to chat with AAWEP Advisory Board Member and Founder and CEO of Easy Weddings, Matt Butterworth.  We spoke about how Easy Weddings can help wedding industry suppliers successfully advertise their wedding businesses online. What I wanted to highlight today from that conversation was a point Matt made about customer service. Customer… Read more »