Calling all brides and grooms who married since 2007 or are planning their weddings now….. Splendid Communications, who provide the wedding industry with lots of insights and recommendations, is conducting a survey which is open to anyone who got married 2007 or later or who is currently planning on tying the knot: it takes around…

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Last week we showed you some slides on how brides choose their wedding professionals and today we are continuing by showing you some more results. Whenever we run our training courses we reiterate how important personality is to a bride when selecting her wedding planner. So its nice to see that the survey results back this…

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Last year we showed you some wedding survey results from Liene Splendid Insights  .  Liene has now conducted a global survey of couples (heterosexual and same sex) who were married March 2012 – March 2013 and has kindly sent the results to us. A total of 13,127 people took part in this survey from across the…

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Earlier this year Liene from Splendid Insights  started the arduous task of conducting a global survey of couples (heterosexual and same sex) who were married in 2011. A total of 14,372 people took part in this survey from across the world, regions represented include: Africa Asia Australasia Europe Middle East North America South America You…

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UKAWP Owner Bernadette Chapman

Wedding Business Membership For integrity led businesses, who want to learn and grow within a vibrant community of fellow peers. As the leading wedding industry body, we are your trusted membership organisation.  When I launched the UKAWP back in 2004 our ethos was  “Promoting Professionalism in the Wedding Industry“. And 16 years later this still…

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We were interested to hear that You & Your Wedding are launching bridal retail awards for 2014, following the results of a survey which revealed that friendliness of retail staff is more important to brides than their choice of dresses….   This doesn’t surprise us here at the UKAWP: we and our member planners have…

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We recently undertook a quick survey which looked in brief at two specific trends: Grooms getting more involved in wedding planning and the use of technology amongst couples planning their weddings. Grooms and Wedding Planning Almost 84% of UKAWP Members who responded to the survey have noticed Grooms becoming more involved in wedding planning over…

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It’s not often that the law changes with regards to marriage. The last time I can remember was with the introduction of civil partnerships in 2005. This week however there is a significant change to the hours during which a couple can marry. Have a read below so you’re up to date with the latest…

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Last week we shared with you some results from the “Global Wedding Market Survey Results 2011”  conducted by Lienne at Splendid Insights. For a reminder on the survey demographics or why personality counts, go to our first post In the meantime the next slide we want to share with you is where do clients find…

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Our thanks to Susan Heaton-Wright of Viva Live Music  for this useful and interesting post… Weddings are wonderful occasions where people of all different ages celebrate the marriage of two people. It is also an opportunity for guests (particularly family members who haven’t seen each other for a while) to talk and catch up with news.…

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