Month: December 2016

The Arabian Wedding Academy's Big Day Out

The Academy of Wedding & Event Planning may offer courses online, but that doesn’t mean we are not active in the territories we cover.  We have team members ‘on the ground’ in each country you will find a campus and take pleasure in the close industry ties we have around the world.   An example… Read more »

UK Campus – December Student of the Month

Well before she was chosen to be our Academy Apprentice, I had the opportunity to interview Martha Tobyn for this month’s Student of the Month feature.  You can read my interview with UK Academy of Wedding & Event Planning student Martha here. But I wanted to share a study tip from Martha with you, as… Read more »

Australian Campus – Student of the Month

This month we are sharing the story of recent Australian Academy of Wedding & Event Planning Graduate, Olguimar.  Olguimar has an exciting story to tell, not the least because she has gained employment in the industry, since completing her Certificate in Event Design.  You can read my interview with Olguimar here. If you are an Academy… Read more »

Every Meeting is an Opportunity by Zoe McKeown

One of the things that I enjoy about the Academy is the way it fosters relationships and networking.  At any time of the day I could login to our private Facebook group, Academy Live and follow a conversation between students, graduates or Advisory Board; planning a meet up, offering a lead on a hard to… Read more »

Working From Home in the Wedding Industry

  Next year, I will celebrate my 14th year of working from my home office.  It has been an amazing experience for me in so many ways.  It has delivered me the opportunity to be with my children more often (turning 14 and 17 over the coming months), which was one of the key motivators… Read more »

Enrol in 2016 & Save!

Hi!  I hope you are having a great week and enjoying the lead up to Christmas. No Need For New Years’ Resolutions! Even with the holidays ahead of us, we have been hearing from lots of you, that you plan to start a course with us in the New Year.  We love hearing this, as we… Read more »

An Alfresco Dinner Party on the Charente

Last week I introduced you to a new series here on the blog called Tablescape Design from Home. This unique new series is where the staff here at the Academy take you into our homes and show you how you can practice your skills as a wedding stylist or event designer simply by using what… Read more »

Congrats to Academy Apprentice Martha

We are very excited to announce after receiving a huge amount of fantastic applications for our position of Academy Apprentice we have finally made a decision. Welcome to the Academy Team Martha Tobyn! Martha is a student with our UK Campus and fought off some tough competition from her peers to win this coveted role…. Read more »

2016 In Review – An Australian Success Story

Last week we met UK Academy of Wedding & Event Planning Success Story Dovile Urbanaite in our 2016 In Review – Success Stories post.  This week we are heading to the other side of the world to meet an Australian Academy of Wedding & Event Planning Graduate who has had an amazing year also. When… Read more »

The Pantone Colour of the Year 2017 – welcome to Greenery

The announcment of the Colour of the Year from the colour authority Pantone is always a highly anticipated and talked about release in the wedding industry. Some would even put it up there with the Royal Wedding itself with the amount of speculation we see and hear. Well for 2017 the wait is now over…. Read more »