Not sure what to put on your holiday gift list this year? Here are my ten favorite gift ideas for wedding planners that you will actually use! 1) Quote Mug Wedding planning is difficult, stressful work. A warm cup of coffee or tea is just what a wedding planner needs to get through the day! If you don’t drink coffee… Read More
Business Resources for Wedding Planners
The Planner's Lounge offers a wealth of business resources for wedding planners and event planners. Through years of experience planning weddings, founder Debbie Orwat learned not only about running a wedding planning business but also how to market her business, make connections, find clients, and stay profitable.
If you can't find the answer to your business questions below, consider checking out our Wedding Planner Resources page.
I have followed Mark Kingsdorf’s career for a number of years and have always been impressed with his wisdom, natural marketing instincts, authenticity, and his ability to successfully pivot his career in the industry to fit his ideal lifestyle. With over 40 years in the hospitality and event industries, Mark has a very unique perspective and offers a wealth of… Read More
The truth about owning a wedding planning business is that there are a million things that you are responsible for in addition to planning and designing events. When was the last time you sat down and worked on YOU and YOUR business? We work so hard for our clients that we forget to spend time working on the actual business…. Read More
Many of us start our wedding planning business without much previous business experience. Most of us have been employees and did not have to think about what the business made in gross income and what the business expenses were. We also didn’t have to think much about taxes since they came right out of our paycheck. Once you become a wedding… Read More
One of my favorite people in the wedding industry is Susan Southerland. Not only is she incredibly successful at planning events, she is a savvy businesswoman, author, and inspiring educator in our industry. She is married (her husband is her business partner) and a mom to 4 kiddos. Susan is relatable, friendly, and funny. Susan has a long track record… Read More
Event insurance is a necessity for event planners looking to keep themselves and their clients protected. Event liability insurance protects your client if someone or something causes property damage to the venue or someone is injured at their event. Each year, Markel Insurance sees numerous liability claims for things like damage to reception hall furnishings such as couches, mirrors, coffee tables… Read More