Anybody is capable of planning a wedding celebration. However, if you plan to make this as your bread and butter and earn good money then you need to learn how to be a professional wedding planner. Clients needs to find someone they trust who can plan one of the most important days of their lives. Here are tips to help you jump start your career.
What does a wedding planner do?
Before becoming one you need to have a good understanding of what the job entails. Wedding planners are the ones who are usually in charge of planning the entire event. You will be in charge of looking for a reputable Italian wedding catering, helping the bride look for the perfect dress, look for wedding suppliers, booking the event, taking charge of the guests list and so much more.
Where to get training?
You can have a hands on experience by allowing yourself to be employed by private Italian food catering in Sydney for the first few years. You can gain enough experience and contacts while employed. If you think that you are confident enough to be self-employed then it is a big factor that you already have the experience. On the other hand there are some schools where you can enroll and get certifications in wedding planning.
What can you learn while taking professional classes?
You can learn to plan specialized weddings (intimate, beach, out of the country destinations, LGBT and church weddings).You will be taught how to close deals with potential clientsYou will learn more about budgets and costingThey will teach you how to look for the proper attire, motif and culture briefing They will introduce you to several contacts that you may find useful in the future. It is a big advantage if you know some who works in an Italian restaurant that you can tap for future weddings and other special occasions. Create a solid business plan and get the necessary permitIf you want to run a legitimate business you need to get the necessary permits from the local government. You will be asked to submit some documents and fill out some forms. The entire process would take more or less two weeks. Also do not forget to draft a solid business plan because it will provide you direction with your business. Set personal targets so you would be able to assess if you are on the right track.