Your Event Career

Real talk: your event planning classes will help prepare you for a TON of scenarios. But admittedly, there are still some situations that you’ll only encounter through real-world experience. Unfortunately, one such lesson you’re bound to learn sooner or later will be what to do when you encounter the… less-than-ideal client (to put it nicely). […]
In Part One of our series, we examined the role of an on-site venue coordinator. In particular, we looked at what’s involved in their job description, as well as the limitations posed to clients. Today, we’ll turn our focus to your role as a certified wedding planner. What is a Wedding Planner? As the title […]
It’s not uncommon for an engaged couple to think to themselves: We don’t NEED a certified wedding planner. We’ll just hire a venue coordinator – they’re basically the same thing anyways! These professions are frequently mistaken as being synonymous. But the fact is, they are worlds apart! Yes, they may share some commonalities. But the […]
Losing a loved one is undoubtedly one of the toughest moments in a person’s life. During such an emotionally draining time, not all who are in the midst of grieving are going to want to have to plan a funeral. Often, this is where one might turn to a funeral planner. That way, a skilled […]
In your journey to become an event planner, you’ll inevitably be faced with the tell-tale challenge of getting your name established within the industry. In the beginning, this may seem a bit overwhelming. After all, you need to build a portfolio of your work to help entice potential clients to hire you… But you need […]
I’m going to get real with you for a moment, and be perfectly honest… When I used to think of party planning, I would typically just think of birthday parties – and that’s it. Before I started properly learning about the industry, I would have never guessed just how many opportunities a certified party planner […]
In the world of event and wedding planning, event decor plays a huge role in making your client’s special occasion come together! Event decor allows you to customize your client’s special occasion to include sentimental touches and reflect personality. If you’re a certified planner, adding event decor training to your repertoire is a smart way […]
As a corporate event planner, it’s your job to take your client’s vision and turn it into a reality. Sometimes, though, the unexpected can happen. Every single event you plan will come with potential risks (a lackluster turnout, inclement weather, damaged property, or even an unexpected pandemic). Though the majority of the time, none of […]