World-class style expertise for wedding event planner jobs
Every wedding planner business needs vibrant style to succeed and stay profitable. Celebrated wedding event planner careers have been built on little more, achieving notoriety because the PR-savvy party planner's flair for dramatic design attracted a well-paying audience of celebrity wedding clients. And style is fun. Ask any wedding coordinator what's most enjoyable about being in the wedding planner business and the answer will likely include the use of creative expression, daily attention to style, or employing artistic design skills. After all, a wedding is actually live theatre. But wedding event planner jobs call for proficiency in other style-intensive tasks as well. Designing dramatic client conference areas, exhibiting effectively at bridal expos, setting up product showrooms that result in sales: these and other opportunities to be creative, have fun, and demonstrate flair present themselves in the course of professional wedding event planner careers.
Every Wedding Coordinator Has a Royal Client: the Couple Getting Married
As the head of the Church of England said to Charles and Diana at the British wedding seen by millions in 1981, 'Every wedding is a royal event.' Alan Brasington first became enamored with British style as a young American studying for the stage at London's famed Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). His love of British culture strongly influenced the course of his subsequent career as an actor, director, and stage designer in the United States. His passion for British history influenced his decision to pursue the profitable off-stage enterprise that he operates today: accessorizing stylish store displays for international retailers and providing historically accurate costumes, set components, and props for major motion pictures, including 'The Color Purple' with Oprah Winfrey, 'Mommie Dearest' with Faye Dunaway, and 'A League of Their Own' with Rosie O'Donnell. British style still inspires his stunning wedding event design concepts.
Wedding Event Planner Jobs and Your Wedding Planner Business Sometimes Need a Tune-up
As Alan reminds his clients, wedding event planner careers and stage careers have something important in common: 'you're only as good as your last show.' Sooner or later, he finds, even the most accomplished wedding coordinator faces a question about style that requires an authoritative answer where two heads are better than one. Does your Victorian-wedding bride want authentic Victorian accessories? Does your next bridal expo call for an edgy look that means your booth needs an avant-garde boost? Does your new client conference area cry out for some eye-popping customization? Alan understands such challenges from experience. For example, to create a show-stopping retail installation for an international cosmetics company, he once acquired 3,000 authentic top hats and assembled 300 glass jars, each painted a slightly different color. People are still talking about that dramatic display. He can help you design your way around your style dilemmas, too.
Wedding Event Planner Careers Present Creative Design and Merchandising Challenges
Whether you're looking for ideas to design your own wedding, meet the needs of a client who wants something exceptional, or re-do your office or showroom, Alan's answers can be accessed through Member queries to New Wedding Planet's Business Development Center.
Alan is one of eight Advisors to New Wedding Planet's Business Development Center. The Center provides Members with quick, concise answers to the most common questions and issues faced by wedding planners, wedding professionals, and couples planning their own wedding. Once you're a Member, it's as simple as sending a query from your Personal Resource Page. Members may also commission Advisors to work on Special Assignments where one-to-one interaction and collaboration is utilized to produce a comprehensive, custom-tailored solution. Special Assignments are subject to availability and are quoted on a per-job basis.