Why trust Bernadette Chapman, head of the UKAWP?

It can be hard to give your trust to someone you’ve never met. So why should you trust me as the head of the UKAWP? Why is it members frequently mention me in their testimonials? What makes me, well me? I married my husband nearly 20 years ago, we live in Essex with our 3…

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The London Mix & Mingle 2019

Thank you so much to everyone who joined us for the London Mix and Mingle at the Caledonian Club 30th September. We had over 120 people come along and it was fabulous to see so many UKAWP members and wedding industry colleagues mixing and mingling after a busy wedding season. It was rather special this…

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Wedding Spaces Going Places LIVE event

Wedding Spaces Going Places

Part of my role as the head of the UKAWP and Wedding Industry speaker is being asked to present at wedding conferences and seminars. On the 1st May I was honoured to be part of a phenomenal line up of speakers at “Wedding Spaces Going Places” held at Syon Park. The event was organised by…

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Wedding Planner Training: Business Practicalities Online

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I’m delighted to bring to you for a limited time, wedding planner training Business Practicalities online. This is my flagship course and I have trained hundreds of wedding planners since 2004 using variations of this course. Why do I say variations? Well because I consistently update it so it is fresh and new each time.  And this version is so new it…

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Member Focus – Jades Flower Design

Today we are delighted to introduce you Beverley who runs Jades Flower Design and has joined as a Supplier Partner Member. Over to you Beverley… How did it all start? I have always loved flowers and after obtaining the ICSF (Intermediate Certificate Society of Floristry) in the early 90’s I freelanced in London for several…

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Diversify from weddings into party planning

If you would like a cash injection this summer for your wedding business then I have the perfect solution: Diversify your wedding business by offering party planning  I have been offering party planning through my business Dream Occasions for over 10 years. Parties account for 50% of my revenue each year and I have learnt over…

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The UKAWP are presenting at the HiveLive conference

After a very successful launch in 2016, Louise Beukes founder of the B.Loved Hive, is delighted to announce dates for the inaugural annual HiveLive conference at which the UKAWP are presenting. Taking place on the 28th and 29th of April 2017, the two day conference is a practical and inspiring event equipping wedding industry suppliers with…

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Marquee Wedding – Training Webinar 23rd February

We know some planners have turned down marquee weddings as they’ve been hesitant about what is actually involved. This is a terrible shame and a missed opportunity. We therefore decided to host a Webinar dedicated to showing you how to run a marquee wedding. We hope this will give you the confidence to say yes next time.…

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WPE15 Speaker Focus – meet Bernadette Chapman

Running your own business is no mean feat. Most days you find yourself wearing all sorts of different hats and juggling tasks that most companies entrust to specialist managers: from making executive decisions for your business, to handling marketing, financial management, admin, planning your clients’ events, in addition to running your own home, being a…

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