Destination Wedding Planning

Unit B

In Unit B you’ll learn how to find and qualify prospective clients. We’ll also take you through each step of the planning process, from conducting a client consultation to collecting fees. You’ll learn what you can do to maximize the guest experience, and how to incorporate additional events.

Unit Topics:

  • Review the destination wedding planning process, starting with step one—qualifying the client.

  • Find out how to calculate estimates and retainer fees.

  • Learn how to assess your clients’ budgets.

  • See how you can incorporate a theme that doesn’t take away from the beauty of the location.

Unit Books:

  • Planning a Destination Wedding

Unit Videos:

  • The Destination Wedding Planning Process

  • Booking Travel and Guest Experience

  • Additional Events

Watch a Unit Preview Video

In this video, course instructor, Candice Coppola, will talk about working with prospective clients.

Your event and wedding planning assignments

Your Assignments

Take a look at some of the practical assignments you’ll complete in this unit:

  • Come up with questions for your destination wedding client questionnaire.
  • Write a welcome letter for your clients.
  • Take a look at the benefits of familiarization trips.