Aspiring Wedding Planners – Workshops for Your Business

July 28, 2009 at 3:11 pm 1 comment

I wanted to share some great workshops for aspiring Wedding Planners.  These are great opportunities to learn and educate yourself.  If you are new to the industry and are thinking of starting a wedding planning business, I highly recommend the following workshops taking place in the next few months:

Go2Girl – Event Planning Bootcamp

August 2 – 7 to 9:30pm
Seattle, WA

Cost: $89 – Buy Tickets Here

Topics covered will include:

  • How to determine if event planning is a good fit
  • Day in the life of an event planner
  • Determining your unique selling position
  • Developing a targeted customer base
  • Action plan: specific steps to take next

Sweet Pea Events – Sweet Success Workshop

August 22 – 9am-4:30pm
Dallas, TX

Cost $200 (includes lunch and templates) – Buy Tickets Here

Topics covered will include:

  • Wedding Industry Statistics and Trends
  • Basics of Owning a Wedding Planning Business
  • Day in the Life of a Wedding Planner
  • Marketing Tips
  • Establishing Vendor Relationships
  • Pricing & Sales

Aspire to Plan – Business Building Workshop for Planners

October 6-7 – 9am-4pm each day
Phoenix, AZ
Cost: $395 thru 9/12; $495 thru 9/28 – Buy Tickets Here

Topics covered will include:

  • Defining the various titles of a Wedding Planner; Consultant, Coordinator
  • How to determine if wedding planning is really the career for you
  • The importance of creating a business plan and marketing plan
  • The importance of developing an administrative/bookkeeping system
  • Ways to market your business
  • Getting and Closing the Sale

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