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Why Use A Wedding Planner?

Why would someone select a wedding planner instead of arranging their own wedding?

The Royal Wedding of Harry and Meghan in May 2018 drew a great deal of international attention and a wedding like that would take a great deal of planning. Not everyone’s wedding is a royal wedding, but they still do require a lot of planning and attention.  Also, not everyone has the time and inclination to spend days, weeks and months planning all of the details of their wedding.

Some will want a wedding planner.

The Wedding Planner 

A wedding planner can manage what is often classified as one of the most stressful events that a person can be involved in. If the planner fulfils their role, they will turn it from a stressful into a relaxing and enjoyable event, where the happy couple can focus on the celebration of their love.

There are so many factors to consider when planning a wedding, including:

  • Budget
  • Venue
  • Ceremony
  • Whether religion would be included or not
  • Catering
  • Entertainment
  • Order of Events
  • Organising and Inviting Guests
  • Wedding party clothing- dresses, suits, etc.
  • Gifts for the guests
  • Gifts for the bridal party
  • Printing Invites
  • Arranging the cake
  • Managing third parties - including hair, make up, celebrant and all of the other people you would need to communicate with for the wedding day.

Essential Skills for the Wedding Planner

A wedding planner, who has exceptional organisational and event management skills, will be able to manage these considerations and arrange a happy, successful event, irrespective of the size of the wedding.

Some other essential skills that a wedding planner will need include:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Conflict Management Skills
  • Understanding Project management
  • Understanding of Budget management
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Be empathetic and understanding

If you think that this is something that you would like to do, our 100 hour Wedding Planning course is a great place to start. If your dream is to help other peoples' dreams come true, learn how to do it properly.

To advance your knowledge and skill set further, we also offer a Certificate In Event Management And Wedding Planning - this comprises of core modules in Event Management, Wedding Planning, and Business Studies. The Certificate provides options for you to specialise in other areas such as promoting your business, with HTML - Writing A Website, and taking care of photography, with the Wedding Photography course. More details of this extensive and unique qualification can be found on the page for the Certificate In Event Management And Wedding Planning.

If you have questions or would like to discuss these courses with us, please get in touch with us. You can phone us on (UK) 01384 442752, or contact our tutors using our FREE COURSE COUNSELLING SERVICE.

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