Member Focus – Natalie Hewitt Wedding & Event Planner

Today we’d like to introduce Natalie Hewitt who runs Natalie Hewitt Wedding & Event Planner. Over to you Natalie… How did it all start? I started my career working in the Customer Service and Hospitality industry, planning corporate and charity events before graduating from university with a Law Degree (LLB Hons). I then moved into administration, where I…

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Top ten colours for wedding stationery and their significance – by Ananya Cards

Today we are delighted to introduce a really interesting blog post, written by the highly talented Vaishali, UKAWP Wedding Supplier Member and owner of Ananya Cards, explaining the meaning behind today’s top wedding stationery colours….. 1. Rose Quartz One of Pantone’s blend of colours for 2016, Rose Quartz is already showing signs of being a…

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London Mix & Mingle Social Evening 2016

‘Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.’  Vincent Van Gogh We are delighted to announce that this year’s London Mix & Mingle will be held at the stunning new event space at One Belgravia on Tuesday 27th September from 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm. One Belgravia is a grand townhouse…

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Member focus – Weddings by Mary

Today we’d like to introduce Mary who runs Weddings by Mary. Over to you Mary… How did it all start? A phone call from a catering contact: “Do you know any Wedding Planners Mary as I have client looking for some help & guidance?” “Yes” I replied, “Me!”  Having handed my notice in the day…

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Plan and Design a Wedding with our Step By Step Course

We’re delighted to announce dates for our autumn training courses. Our Step by Step course is increasingly popular with students as it literally teaches you how to plan a wedding from the moment you have been hired. We frequently sell out on our courses as space is limited so we hope you can join us on the…

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10 Things You Never Knew About Being A Wedding Planner

Being a wedding planner is at the top of many people’s dream job list, but does the reality match up with the romantic fantasy? In 2014 this was a question that Marie Claire asked the UKAWP and of course we were more than happy to oblige by highlighting the reality of wedding planning as a…

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6 Month Intensive Mentoring for Wedding Planners

As a continuation of the support we give planners via our training courses, we also offer wedding planning mentoring for a select few. Working with an experienced, successful wedding planner can be incredibly beneficial for planners in the early years. We have just a small number of mentoring sessions available for new (less than two…

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Member Focus – Chantilly Rose

Today we’d like to introduce Christina who runs Chantilly Rose. Over to you Christina… How did it all start? I have always been interested in the world of weddings but never knew if I would ever be in the wedding industry, let alone have my own business! After planning my own wedding and having a…

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Don't Forget To Play – by Matthew Oliver

We loved this article by member Matthew Oliver, all about not forgetting to take some time out to have fun even in the midst of wedding season. Over to you Matthew… I’ve brought back the #fridayfeeling as I saw this quote today and knew I had to post it because it’s actually how I feel right now!…

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Launch a new career as a trained Wedding Planner

We’re delighted to announce new dates for our very popular wedding planner training courses. If you want to launch a new career ready for the 2017 season then we’d love to see you on one of the below dates.  We believe the most successful way to learn a new skill is by interacting with like-minded individuals which…

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