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It’s wedding season! Become an event planner now

Written by Ashworth College on Tuesday, 30 May 2017. Posted in Career

It’s Wedding Season! Become an Event Planner Now

Spring is in the air, and you might have noticed something else along with it… love! With wedding season in full swing, there definitely isn’t a shortage. June is one of the most popular months to tie the knot, and with the average wedding budget around $35,000, the industry is flush with cash. And since people aren’t going to stop getting married, the money isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. That’s why now is a great time to consider event planning as a career!

Couples want to provide their guests with a unique and memorable experience, and they’ll need professional help to have the wedding of their dreams. Weddings are complex affairs, and the people getting married, as well as their friends and family, don't want to be managing staff and handling all the last-minute details—they want to enjoy their big day! Luckily for them, Ashworth College offers event planning courses for both college students and recent graduates, so people like you can get training to help prepare you for amazing opportunities in event planning.

Weddings are certainly among the biggest and most detail-oriented events. They are a real challenge and put a broad range of skills to the test. You need to be on top of everything—from assuring that the photography is up to par, choreographing the ceremony, to managing the kitchen and wait staff and keeping the day running smoothly and on schedule, there's a lot that goes into a planning an unforgettable wedding.

If weddings aren’t your thing, event planners do so much more. You could coordinate charity events or big conferences. Athletic competitions, trade shows, even birthday parties, holiday parties and corporate picnics all have event planners behind them, making it all happen. With event planning jobs on the rise, now is the perfect time to find your niche.

A great first step is to earn a career diploma in event planning from Ashworth College. Our event planning courses will give you the opportunity to learn how to handle all of the logistics associated with every kind of event you can imagine. You could earn an affordable diploma that will help you stand out from the competition in as few as four months!

And not only will you earn a diploma from an accredited, online institution, you’ll also gain access to a massive professional network that can help open the door to your first gig. That’s because when you enroll in the course, you’ll get a one-year student membership in Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the biggest meeting and event planning industry in the world, at no extra charge. Now that’s value!

So whether you’re looking to coordinate a huge charity event or your best friend’s backyard wedding, earning a career diploma in event planning will go a long way. You can start right away while love is still in the air! If you’re interested, request free information on Ashworth College’s flexibly and affordable event planning courses today!

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