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So…You Want to Be a Wedding Planner?
Professional Development:Beginner/Intermediate
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2009
9 AM – 6 PM
Lindsay Landman Events
147 West 35th Street
Between Broadway and 7th Avenue (map)
$475 (click to purchase tickets)

This intense one-day seminar is designed to properly train those interested in becoming a professional wedding planner. Whether you are looking to enhance your novice event planning skills, transition from corporate planning to social planning, re-locate to the New York market or embark on a new career ambition, this course will give you the tools to become a success in this competitive industry. Topics will include wedding budget development, vendor research and selection, contract review and negotiation, basic decor design, bridal maintenance (dress, hair, makeup), wedding etiquette and business and portfolio development. Industry experts from the fields of catering, photography, floral design and entertainment will speak on how planners should approach and work with vendors and students will have the opportunity to tour the Yale Club while learning about venue research and selection. You will receive a complete course manual which includes worksheets, reference lists and industry resources and the final segment of this session will focus on job placement within the wedding industry. A letter of achievement will be furnished upon completion of the course. Breakfast and lunch will be served. Full syllabus available upon request.
NYWW Bridal "How To" Series:
How to Get the Most for Your Money
TBD
Whether your wedding budget is $25,000 or $500,000, this economic climate demands that you get the best value for your dollar. Learn expert planner Lindsay Landman’s tricks of the trade starting with making a realistic budget, deciphering vendor pricing and negotiating a favorable contract. This is a workshop for every bride on every budget as great value always translates to getting more of what you want. Walk away with specific vendor referrals and bridal shopping tips to save you serious cash. Light refreshments will be served.
NYWW Bridal "How To" Series:
How to Design on a Dime
TBD

This invaluable course will teach brides on every budget level how to maximize the look and style of their wedding. Starting with invitation design right through to tabletop and every decorative element in between, learn what is worth the splurge and where you can save while enhancing each element of your decor. Work hands-on with actual materials and experiment with colors, textures and styles for your wedding. Attendees will leave this session with a list of NYC and online decor shopping resources, how-to guides to create breathtaking paper products that don’t look homemade (menus, programs, etc.) and referrals for decorators and florists who will actually give you a proposal that is within your budget parameters. This is a do-not-miss for DIY'ers! Light refreshments will be served.
The New York Wedding Workshop
Signature Event
TBD

Please join us for an exclusive event tailored specifically to stylish and sophisticated couples who are planning unique New York weddings. Lindsay Landman has designed The New York Wedding Workshop as a much needed alternative to busy, crowded and overwhelming bridal shows at which brides and grooms are bombarded with brochures and business cards. She has hand-picked phenomenal vendors who specialize in custom events and who are particularly gifted in communicating with their clients, not only about what they do best, but about each couple’s wants and needs for their wedding.

Enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of luxurious weddings and learn some tricks of the trade from participating vendors at the experts’ panel discussions. If you are just beginning your wedding plans, The New York Wedding Workshop is certain to get you on the right track and if you already have your plans underway, find valuable resources for honeymoon planning, wedding rings, favors and all the finishing touches. We look forward to sharing with you this incomparable wedding planning experience.

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NYWW Bridal "How To" Series:
How to Hire a Photographer and Videographer
TBD

Are you overwhelmed by the sheer number of wedding photographers and videographers in New York? Are you wondering how to tell one from the other without calling and meeting each one? Who is right for your wedding and what should you be looking for? Join us for a step-by-step seminar that will take you through the research and selection process for two of the most important vendors you will hire for your wedding day. Learn about film vs. digital, black and white vs. color, flash vs. natural light, candid vs. photojournalistic, discs vs. prints and all the other “buzz words” you are flooded with as you pour over photo and video websites. Also, get tips on negotiating contracts specifically with photographers and videographers to get the best value and to actually walk away with the images you want. This course is well-suited for novice planners as well as brides and grooms. Light refreshments will be served.

We're Engaged!
A Bridal Meet and Greet
TBD

Step away from the blogs and MEET other brides! Show off your ring, share engagement stories and compare notes on wedding plans. This event is just for fun because this is what you’ve been waiting for! Open bar, hors d’oeuvres and wedding cake, of course! Informal vendor showcase will be included.

 

 

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