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What does it take to become a wedding planner?

I have always been infatuated with weddings & parties in general. I love to plan them when I can (I plan my own wedding & try to frequently plan get-togethers). I am VERY organized & I have the eye for design. I especially am a people person & have patience. Now all I have to do is take necessary courses & figure out how I go about coming employed. Does anyone have any experience or just any ideas? && I am already in college majoring in business management :)

Asked By: NillaCheeks - 4/13/2010
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Planning weddings can be great fun, and also very rewarding. It can sometimes be hard, stressful work. If you are detail oriented, love creating and organizing events, have experience proving you know how to make it work, then a career as a wedding consultant could be for you! Your experience can include family and... More
Answered By: Niki - 4/17/2010
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1. bride 2. groom
Answered By: M - 4/13/2010
 
I think you have to be gay too. And I don't think that there is a class for that.
Answered By: Karen - 4/13/2010
 
just try to google it where you stay that might help you out
Answered By: Tay Scott - 4/13/2010
 
Being a wedding planner means that you will run your own business. Getting a degree in business will be a HUGE help to you, because honestly - you can have the best taste and put together the cutest events in the world, but if you can't keep all of business aspects (pricing, invoices, marketing, taxes, contracts, etc... More
Answered By: truefirstedition - 4/13/2010
 
Most wedding planners are in business for themselves and do not work for an agency. What I would suggest is for you to go to college and take business and event planning courses (possibly hotel/restaurant management stuff too.) This will help you start your career when you are ready. In the meantime if you have a... More
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