WPE15 Speaker Focus – meet Nicola Rae-Wickham and Laura Burkitt

Marketing yourself with purpose deserves serious consideration, dedication and discipline.This is true in the early stages of your wedding planning career, but it’s just as important if you have been running your business for several years. In an industry as competitive as ours, standing out from the crowd isn’t always easy – between colleagues that…

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WPE15 Speaker Focus – meet Polly Alexandre

Being passionate about your job can be both a blessing and a curse. As wedding planners we give our clients much more than just our time – we are fully dedicated to the planning and success of their wedding day, working tirelessly for months and months in view to deliver the perfect day. What sometimes…

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WPE15 Speaker Focus – meet Dominique Douglas of Stylish Events

If you have been practicing as a wedding planner for a little while, you might have come to the point in your career where you’re now thinking of hiring extra help. The technicalities of taking on staff, whether on an internship program, on specific occasions or on a more permanent basis, are quite complex and…

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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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WPE15 Speaker Focus – meet Isabel Smith and Melanie Kiani

It might not happen for everyone, but what do you do when planning weddings by itself no longer fulfils you the way it once did? How can you use your hard earned industry expertise in a new way to create innovative revenue streams and fulfil you once again? If you have been working in this…

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