Month: November 2016

Backstage at the Pre-Launch Party of Wedding Trend Report

Last Friday saw the long awaited LIVE stream pre-launch of the International Wedding Trend Report for 2017. Here at Academy HQ excitement had reached fever pitch as we waited in the studio to attempt an industry first, to live stream our online TV show simultaneously across both YouTube and our five Academy Facebook Pages. The… Read more »

November Wedgram Winners

Hello!  We have had another big month here at the Academy, not least of all because we hosted our second, Wedgram challenge.  Once again we had some fantastic entries and it was wonderful to see so many new participants, alongside those who returned for another round. In case you have missed the ‘hype’, here is… Read more »

Will I get a Job If I Complete A Course with the Academy

Starting a new career is daunting. There are always questions in your mind and usually the biggest one is about getting a job. We have many students enrol with the Academy who have all taken the leap of faith, but it hasn’t before they have done some soul searching. Some want to start a new… Read more »

Wedding Trendsetter Interview with Matthew Oliver

I am thrilled to be bringing you this interview. I met Matthew in Barcelona a few weeks ago where we were both speakers at a conference and I have to say I have a bit of a crush. He is one of those people that just makes you smile with a vibrant personality that is… Read more »

Could you be the Academy Apprentice

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work with the CEO of the International Academy of Wedding and Event Planning as part of a yearlong business internship. This is a paid fulltime position with flexible hours. Kylie is offering the chance for one lucky person to work with her remotely on a day-to-day basis. Although you… Read more »

Wedding Trendsetter Interview with Cathrin D'Entremont

This week, for the next instalment of our Trendsetter Interview series, we turn our attention to Australia to the vibrant & cosmopolitan city of Perth. And it is in Perth where you will find one of Australia’s most experienced wedding professionals, Cathrin D’Entremont of CD Weddings, who is also an Academy Advisory Board member. Born and raised… Read more »

Will I enjoy learning wedding and event planning & design online?

I get asked versions of this question, all the time.  Another popular one is simply; what is online learning like? These are actually very fair questions, because probably more so than studying ‘on campus’, how courses are delivered online, varies considerably between providers.  At the Academy we have been offering our courses in this way for almost… Read more »

Take your seat at the Wedding Business Masterclass of the year

International Wedding Trend Report Live Pre-Launch The hottest wedding industry event in town takes place this week and you are invited. This is a free to air LIVE on Youtube event on Friday 25th of November, 2016 at 6pm GMT, 2pm ET, and 10am ET. The Live pre-launch of the International Wedding Trend Report 2017… Read more »

Student of the Month Stacey Gates

This month we are excited to introduce you to Stacey Gates who is studying our Diploma in Wedding Planning Styling & Design via our UK Campus.  Stacey was recently chosen to work in the Academy TV studio, alongside our CEO Kylie Carlson and Pamella Dunn of Pamella Dunn Events.  There Stacey got to put what… Read more »

Wedding Trendsetter Interview with Harmony Walton

In our fifth Wedding Trendsetter interview we will be chatting with Harmony Walton the founder of The Bridal Bar, a group of complimentary wedding and event libraries dedicated to providing expert advice, inspired ideas, and the best of the best event professionals available to engaged couples. Harmony has over a decade of wedding marketing, consulting… Read more »