Intensive 3 Day Course

Students say: “I learned more than I could in any book. There were lots of inside secrets. I really think that I can take the information and use it to begin a new career. There was no information that wasn’t useful.

—   Peggy M., Seymour, Tenn.

Earn your wedding coordinator certificate in just three days. This intensive course will meet all of the requirements to earn your wedding coordinator certificate and covers components necessary to build a successful wedding coordinating and consulting business.

Designed for persons looking for a full- or part-time business opportunity, the course opens doors to an exciting field, adding interest to your life and is a great way to earn added income. The wedding coordinating business is highly mobile and an increasingly popular work-from-home business. Enjoy the benefits of being your own boss.

Coursework covers:

• How to start your wedding coordinating business

• Coordinating a wedding

• Wedding budgets

• Booking vendors

• Professional contracts

• Location guidelines

• Wedding traditions

• Managing your business

• Includes How to Direct a Wedding class.


Who Should Attend?

• Individuals interested in working full or part-time as a wedding coordinator or consultant.

• Church, hotel, catering, or other related wedding staff seeking to expand skills and knowledge in the wedding planning field.

• Individuals who are looking for a job that is interesting, challenging, rewarding, and fun.

Instructor: Lana Needham is a former wedding coordinator and consultant, a graduate of the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science degree, and a Master of Arts degree from Union College. She is the founder and former owner of A Bride’s Dream Wedding Coordinating business and author of A Bride’s Dream: The Perfect Wedding for Any Budget. She is a past member, president, and board member of Knoxville Wedding Specialists. She has been in the wedding business for 20 years.

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Tue., Wed., & Thu., 6/14/2011-6/16/2011, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville. Lunch will be provided each day. If you park in the Locust Street/University Parking Garage, your ticket will be validated.