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Getting Started in Wedding & Event Planning Online Class

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What’s it like to work as an event planner? How do I get experience? What do I include in a wedding planner portfolio? Should I start my own planning business? Do I need a certification to work as a wedding planner?

These are some of the most popular questions asked by men and women who are interested in pursuing a career in the events industry. This one-hour online wedding planner class is ideal if you want to learn more about a career in wedding planning or if you are trying to break into the wedding and event planning industry but don’t know where to start.

The course is taught by Debbie Orwat, Founder of Planner’s Lounge, and is offered through

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Answers to the Most Popular Questions

If you are considering a career as a wedding planner, this course will answer your burning questions such as the types of services offered by wedding planners, general pricing structures, what it’s like to work as a planner, specific ways to get experience when starting out, how to build your portfolio, educational resources, what not to do when starting out, what steps to take first, and so much more!

Planner, Coordinator, or Designer

Learn the differences between a wedding planner, wedding coordinator, venue coordinator, and wedding designer so you can decide which career path is best for you. 

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Work for Yourself or Someone Else

This course covers the pros and cons of starting your own wedding planning business versus working for a planning company or venue.

what's included

Unlimited access to the course
Supplemental educational content and material
One hour of exciting content including twelve individual lectures

getting started course

After registration, you can take the course at your convenience and at your own pace.

what they're saying

"the perfect introduction to the wedding industry!"

“This information provided the perfect introduction to the wedding industry. I couldn’t be more pleased by what I can take away from this class and can’t wait for future classes and guides.”

"i am so excited to put her advice to use!"

“Debbie helped provide real-life experience and words of wisdom on beginning a career in Event Planning. I am excited to put her advice to use!”

"i learned how to take the next step towards my dream career!"

“I learned how to take the next step towards my dream career!”

"i recommend this for anyone!"

“I really enjoyed every aspect of this course. Debbie is very helpful and has a lot of experience in both planning and business. She inspires and motivates me to pursue my passion in this career choice. The course was user friendly, clear, great notes, and enjoyable to listen to each lecture. I recommend this for anyone with doubt, fear, questions, or thirst for knowledge in event planning.”

This class is a good fit if: You're thinking about starting a career in planning. You want to learn what it's like to be a planner before investing in an expensive program. Want to get a job in the industry but are turned down because you don’t have experience. If you've planned a few events but don’t know what to do next to pursue a career. If you already have a portfolio, a professional website, and receive regular inquiries, this class will be too basic for you.

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Can I watch this class on a PC or Mac?

Yes! The course can be watched on either a PC or Mac. You can even download individual lectures to watch offline or download the Udemy app and watch the entire course on your tablet or phone. The class is offered through

Does this course come with a guarantee?

The course comes with a 30-day money back guarantee if you are not completely satisfied.