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Wedding Planner training and careers

Secure your future and start a career as a Wedding Planner!
Are you creative, well organized with good communication and interpersonal skills? If
the answer is yes, a career as a Wedding Planner may be right for you. You can turn
your dream of becoming a Wedding Planner into an exciting and lucrative career.
Wedding Planners also called Bridal Consultants, arrange for photography, coordinate
& plan ceremonies and receptions, plan and order floral arrangements, clothing and
invitations and more.

For the average engaged couple, planning a wedding is an overwhelming experience.
Many couples are too busy to plan the wedding they want. Yet, everyone wants this
special event to be memorable and uniquely their own. That's why there is a huge
demand for professional Wedding Planners who have the talent and the skills to
coordinate every aspect of a wedding.  As a trained and experienced Wedding
Planner, you will use your knowledge and skills to create a wedding to be treasured
forever.

Career schools offer specialized programs designed to prepare students for a
rewarding career in the wedding and bridal industry. Students get the latest information
on marriage etiquette, bridal shows, and specialty weddings. Many Bridal Consultant
Programs are nationally accredited and teach students the essential tips and
techniques that every successful Wedding Planner should know. In general, the
wedding planning programs teach you how to:

- Arrange for photography
- Coordinate wedding fashions
- Organize and plan ceremonies and receptions
- Coordinate seating arrangements
- Plan and order floral themes, clothing and invitations
- Handle the tradition or protocol involved in specialty weddings
- Manage business requirements, forms and contracts

You'll learn all this and much more including the organizational skills needed to meet
tight deadlines, and maintain composure under pressure. Some institutions prepare
students for the professional certification exam through the Association of Bridal
Consultants.  Most career schools offer financial assistance to those who qualify.

With the right credentials, you can start your own business as a Wedding Planner and
enjoy career and financial independence. You can also advance your current career
in the catering, floral, or bridal business.

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