Event planning can be overwhelming. That is why people hire an expert like you to provide the skills necessary to plan the perfect event.  What are the skills that a successful event planner has? Here are 10 essential skills every event planner should possess: 1) Flexibility The event planning process does not always run smoothly. […]

How to be a Successful Event Planner

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When we are accustomed to putting other people’s needs first, we often neglect ourselves. By creating healthy habits and self-care rituals during wedding season, we will have the energy and resilience to deal with the hassles and demands we experience as professional wedding planners. Wedding planners are notorious for getting burned out. Don’t let that […]

11 Ways to Put Your Best Self Forward on Wedding Weekends

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There are so many things that we learn over the years while working as a wedding planner such as how to sew a bridesmaid into her dress and how to perfect the amount of champagne needed for a 100-person toast. There are some things that can only be understood by other planners. 10 things only […]

10 Things Only Wedding Planners Understand

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Handling thousands of dollars of your clients’ money is a huge responsibility. It’s important to be knowledgeable on what things cost, how to save money, and how to compensate if your clients make bad decisions. Here are the two main reasons for having a wedding budget from the start: The budget serves as a roadmap […]

How to Be a Hero With Your Client’s Wedding Budget

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What happens when you are feeling burned out and tired of working so many hours for so little pay? I see this scenario ALL.THE.TIME. And, I have been there. Many of us get to a certain point in the business where we have a good number of clients, we do a great job for those […]

Wedding Planners: Overworked and Underpaid

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Becoming a wedding planner is an exciting and rewarding career choice. Wedding planners spend months working with their clients to plan and coordinate the perfect wedding day. They feel privileged to work with couples on one of the most important days in their life. Being a wedding planner comes with great perks such as attending […]

How to Become a Wedding Planner

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The final walk-through with your clients can be fun, informative, and sometimes stressful. The walk through is the last time you are in the wedding reception venue with your clients before the big day. It is a chance to iron out all of the last minute details, get all questions answered, and get all important […]

What is a Final Walk-Through?

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For a wedding planner, the day of the wedding is everything. It’s the culmination of hundreds of hours of hard work and preparation. We always want everything to go according to plan, but we are ready if it doesn’t. Maybe it’s superstition or experience, but I find that over the years my behavior has become […]

10 Things I Always Do on a Wedding Day

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Whether you’ve been planning weddings for one month or one hundred years, you know that it takes time, talent, and passion to fully plan and execute an amazing wedding. You’ve already devoted a good amount of time in your education and you are always learning how to better serve your clients. As planners, we care […]

How to Streamline the Wedding Planning Process

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At some point in your career as a wedding planner, you will encounter a challenging vendor (or creative partner, service provider – call them what you will). In a perfect world, we would all be working with our preferred vendors all day long, every day, but we all know that’s not always possible. Let’s talk […]

How to Deal with a Difficult Vendor

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