Creating & Managing Growth in Your Wedding Business

Bernadette Chapman

You’ve been running your wedding business for a few years and have achieved some success, now what? It’s time to figure out what the next part of your journey looks like and start creating and managing growth in your wedding business – whatever that means for you. In my 20+ years in business I have…

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Community Over Competition – What it Really Means

Community over competition

You’ve probably already heard about the ‘community over competition’ movement, it’s all over social media and even has its own hashtag. Search #communityovercompetition on Instagram and you’ll find nearly 5 million posts from accounts offering guidance, support, and friendship to their followers. But what does it mean? And can community over competition actually help you…

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Why You’re Being Ghosted and How To Prevent It

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You’ve just hit it off with a client in your Instagram DM’s and are excitedly waiting for them to email over further details. You keep checking your inbox, but days later it’s still crickets. You’ve sent a casual a follow up message and, after checking your junk mail for the zillionth time, contemplate whether sending…

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Why Your Business Should Join the UKAWP

If you’ve landed here, you’ve probably already heard of the UK Alliance of Wedding Planners membership and want to understand more about what we do and how we can help and support your business as you grow. Launched in 2004 to provide a much-needed standard of excellence in an unregulated industry, the UKAWP trains and…

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Wedding Planners Business Bundle

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One of the struggles new wedding planners have is not knowing what documentation to use. Just how can you stay organised both in business and for clients? As your wedding planning business grows you need to spend time each day working on your business. It’s important to set yourself actionable goals but also revenue targets.…

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Brand Values

Brand values and mission statement of the UKAWP. Have you ever sat down and thought about your brand values? I suspect you have a mission statement, tucked away somewhere perhaps? But what about brand values? Our brand values will be based on personal values, and we all know our ideal clients often have similar values…

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Organising your social distanced wedding ceremony due to coronavirus

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How can you organise your wedding throughout the coronavirus outbreak, following the government rules? Following a release from the government yesterday, on the 29th June, we finally have some news regarding weddings during the coronavirus crisis. I know that everyone is keen to get back to “normal” for weddings. And although wedding ceremonies can now…

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Why join the UKAWP as a member?

DOORS ARE NOW OPEN FOR UKAWP MEMBERSHIP! Our UKAWP membership is based on the highest standards of excellence and professionalism, with members earning inclusion instead of simply paying for advertising. We spend time getting to know our members, supporting them with their business and promoting them across our social media platforms. We only open doors…

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Commission / Kickbacks and Transparency in the Wedding Industry

UKAWP champions ‘No Commission Here’ campaign⁠ ⁠ The UK Alliance of Wedding Planners (UKAWP) is delighted to announce the official launch of its honest, forward-thinking ‘No Commission Here’ campaign.⁠ ⁠ Determined to shine a light on the commission and /or kickback conundrum within the wedding industry, the UKAWP’s initiative urges all wedding planners and suppliers…

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Why UKAWP Membership is good for business

You may have seen via our newsletters and social media that doors are currently open for membership. It is the last time this year and the perfect time to get in before engagement season hits us. If you want to make 2020 your best yet, you want to be a part of the leading wedding…

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