Month: November 2015

How does a Wedding Planner save a couple money?

We have a top tip for you today to help you as you embark on your career in weddings and events. From time to time as a Wedding Planner, you might be asked the question; how does a Wedding Planner save a couple money?  Zoe an Wedding Planner and UK Wedding Planning Academy Tutor answer… Read more »

Announcing our #WedPin Winner for November

With classic French music playing in the background, Australian Academy student, Mona of Lush & Stylish  set about developing her concept for this month’s #WedPin challenge, with the theme of War Bride.  Here is what Mona had to say about curating her beautiful Pinterest board; “I envisioned the dark and gloomy side of being a war… Read more »

Exciting Referral Program for Wedding Planners

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of recording a Podcast interview with Graeme Dean, the founder of Dream Wedding Insurance. You can listen to the interview here.  Dream Wedding Insurance was founded to help Australian couples protect their investment in their wedding, in the same way they take out insurance to protect their investment… Read more »

Annual pre-Christmas Sale Now On

Give yourself the gift of a new career in 2016, by enrolling in one of our courses and enjoying super savings, in our annual pre-Christmas Sale. We know how busy this time of year can be and that there is always a lot of expense, but we also know, from the emails and calls we get,… Read more »

Announcing the new Student Showcase

We have some exciting news to share with you all. We have created a Student Showcase section on our Academy Blog which will be going live at the beginning of December. The idea of the Student Showcase is for us to give you a place to promote yourself, your business (if you have one)… Read more »

Wedding Trend Alert – Wild Bouquets

Wild bouquets are taking the flower world by storm, and I am welcoming this trend with open arms! Drawing inspiration from overgrown gardens, wild bouquets are oversized, unstructured, and organically asymmetrical. Cascading foliage and wandering blooms mimic the way that they would grow in nature. These bouquets appear effortlessly arranged, as if they have been… Read more »

Time Management for Wedding Professionals

Many of our students are juggling a full time career with studying and in some cases they are Mums as well. For most people this provides a challenge and to achieve everything, and do it well, a certain amount of time management is required. Things don’t change when you do become a wedding professional either,… Read more »

November Pinterest Challenge

Welcome back to our monthly Pinterest challenge, #WedPin.  This month’s theme comes to us from a student from our Australian campus, Carly Channell.  When I approached Carly about setting a theme for #WedPin she embraced the challenge and proposed two very different ideas.  The one I have chosen for you is going to seem a little… Read more »

November's Student of the Month Paige Gardiner

This month we meet Australian Academy of Wedding & Event Planning student Page Gardiner. Paige is studying our Certificate in Event Planning course and she just launched her business, Olive You Occasions. In our interview with Paige, she shares with us the story of her business and how she juggles study, with a fulltime job… Read more »