Wedding Planner Careers Are a Dream Come True
Wedding planner careers are on the rise. According to the Association of Bridal Consultants®, weddings are a $165 billion with over 2.4 million* weddings each year in the United States alone. Many couples and their parents are too busy to plan the wedding they want so they hire professionals to handle every detail, from the engagement party to the honeymoon getaway. As a Wedding Planner, you’ll have the professional credentials to wear many hats as you meticulously plan and implement the couple’s wedding wishes.
Wedding planning is an exciting career that can take you from a home office to many venues. Your important responsibilities start with discussing client needs and preferences. Next, you'll plan the scope of the wedding, develop a theme, choose party, wedding and reception locations, arrange guest lodging and services, solicit bids from caterers, florists, photographers, vendors, and handle last-minute requests. Training is your key to success.
- 10%Growth Rate
- Employment of meeting, convention, and event planners is forecast to grow 10% through 2024.**
A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.
Wedding planner careers help make memorable moments for others and yourself. Get trained now! Call 1-800-957-5412 or enroll online today.
SOURCE: *Association of Bridal Consultants; **Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners (January 13, 2016).