WPE2015 Speaker Focus: meet Louise Beukes

Two more days to WPE! We couldn’t be more excited to meet you all at the fabulous Millbridge Court on Friday and/or Saturday! As you know we have introduced all of the speakers on the blog over the course of the last two months (if you’ve missed the series and you’d like to get to…

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WPE2015 Partner Focus: meet Millbridge Court

Wedding Planning Excellence seminar, a two day educational event entirely dedicated to wedding planners. Today we’d like to talk to you about Millbridge Court, a truly unique wedding and events venue in the heart of Surrey, host and partner of WPE. This beautiful venue has been designed to deliver an unforgettable and seamless experience for weddings. Newly built wedding facilities…

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WPE2015 Speaker Focus: meet Kelly Chandler

We are nearly there! Wedding Planning Excellence is in just over a week, plans are being finalised, speakers are ready (some are even flying in from overseas!). We are truly looking forward to spending a couple of days being inspired by some of the best, and walking away feeling positive, fully recharged and ready for…

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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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WPE2015 Speaker Focus: meet James Lord and Zsofia Jamieson

WPE is fast approaching and we now have just three more speaker profiles posts coming up on the blog. We can’t believe how fast the weeks have gone by and what an amazing program we have in store for you! Our speakers for day 2 of Wedding Planning Excellence will focus on topics that will help you…

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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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