Unexpected Costs of a Wedding

Creating and sticking to your wedding budget can be incredibly hard, how can you possibly anticipate the costs associated with a wedding? Creating a budget from the outset is so important as this helps you when you commence your wedding planning. After all you can’t book a venue without knowing you have the funds to…

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Wedding Planner Training: Discreet 1:1 Tuition


Are you looking to launch your wedding planning business? Would you prefer to learn face to face and not online? Need individual, bespoke tuition tailored to your needs? And want discretion surrounding the training as you carve out your new career?   If this sounds like you then 1:1 tuition may be perfect for you.…

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Wedding Business Membership


Are you feeling lost, exhausted and overwhelmed when it comes to running your wedding business? You’re ambitious, but you aren’t getting the weddings you desire, you’re overwhelmed by all the noise online (and boy has there been a lot recently), frankly you might think it’s a tireless battle trying to make your mark in a…

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1:1 Tuition with a Leading Wedding Planner Trainer

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Are you looking to launch a wedding planning business? But are not able to attend our group sessions? You prefer learning face to face and not on-line? Or maybe you have some of the skills covered in our courses and want to mix and match the topics? If this sounds like you then 1:1 tuition…

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Should I hire a Wedding Day Coordinator / Planner

If you’re getting married this summer, firstly congratulations! You must be so excited! Has your countdown begun, and how are you getting on with the plans? This time of year is busy for wedding planners and coordinators too as its the busiest time of year for last minute bookings for this summer. One of the…

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Review & Reflect from UKAWP owner Bernadette Chapman

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As we reach over half way through the year it’s a perfect time to review and reflect. I do this regularly for the UKAWP with annual, quarterly and monthly goals. As I sit here in my office doing exactly that, I have taken time to reflect on the UKAWP journey. When I first launched in 2004 it…

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Do I need a wedding planner, and what do wedding planners do?

It might be whilst browsing through wedding magazines, or reading the blogs that you begin to realise just how many hours go into organising a wedding. Its estimated it takes couples 250 hours to organise a wedding – a lot more if its a marquee wedding. It might be that when compiling guest lists and…

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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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Meet Elite Member – Susie Evans Wedding and Events

Delighted to be able to introduce you to Susie Evans Wedding and Events…one of our wedding planner members based in Sussex. She organises beautiful weddings all throughout the home counties and has a special talent for marquees and dry hire venues. Here is a little more about her. How did it all start? I started…

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