Month: January 2016

10 Step Wedding Business Marketing Plan

Each Tuesday evening (UK time) our UK campus hosts WedBizHour, a lively hour of Twitter Chat for anyone interested in the business of weddings and events. Every week leads to a new understanding about something you need to know, but a recent topic really stood out to me, because it included a plan of action… Read more »

The Wedding Business Magazine is Here

Drum roll please…I cannot tell you how excited I am to announce that the first edition of the Wedding Business Magazine has now been published and is available for free download. This magazine has been a long time in the making and is something we have been very passionate about at the International Academy of… Read more »

Student Success Story – Ryan Morello

  Our Student of the Month in Australia this month is Ryan of Brides by Ryan. Ryan recently Graduated from the Academy with a Certificate in Wedding Planning.  Graduation was quickly followed by the launch of his business which was Ryan’s dream. When I interviewed Ryan I was so impressed with his ‘can do’ attitute,… Read more »

Using Trends in Event Design – Part 2

Today we continue on with our series on trends and how we use them within event design. Last week we looked at what a trend is, where it comes from and the cycle a trend goes through. In this video we take a popular wedding décor trend and look at its life span and see… Read more »

From Student to Wedding Business Owner – Dee's Story

Each month we share the story of a student’s success on our campus websites.  Success is measured in all sorts of ways and success for one student may be finishing the course, or achieving a great result on an assignment.  Whereas for another, who is a little further down the road,  their success may be… Read more »

Rococo Style Wedding Inspiration

This week we are presenting the second runner’s up in our Pantone Colour of the Year WedPin Challenge.  Last week we introduced our first runner’s up; Pastel is the New Black by Anna Lengyal. This week’s entry comes to us from Academy student Natalie Hill, founder of Poppies Wedding & Event Planning. Natalie embraced the… Read more »

The Academy Partners with Perfect Event Proposals

We have some exciting news for you. The Academy can now announce a new software partnership with Perfect Event Proposals. This great piece of software has been created specifically for the wedding and event industry to help event professionals to create visually stunning proposals in minutes. It will give you the tools you need to make… Read more »

Using Trends in the Design of Events – Part 1

The start of a new year gets us talking about many different topics and in the wedding industry one of these hot topics is trends. What are the trends for the forthcoming season? How are your couples going to be influenced within the design of their wedding by these trends? How do you as the… Read more »

5 Ways to Revamp Your Resume

Its a new year and I know many of your are dreaming of a new careers too, which is why we are sharing some of our top tips for revamping your Resume. Use the right words, for the job you want Google words associated with the job you want and take note of what keywords… Read more »

Wedding Planner Masterclass in Dubai

I am so excited to share with you that both myself, Kylie Carlson, and my Academy colleague, friend and right hand woman, Christine Ligthart, are going to Dubai at the beginning of February to launch our new Emirates Academy Campus. This has been a long time in the making and something we have been planning… Read more »