Behind the Business

Committing to time off

This weekend I had no weddings booked. I did slip in a couple meetings and caught up with emails in between activities, but overall I actually had a weekend! We went to the Beaches Ribfest, enjoyed a bike ride at sunset, had brunch, lunch with my grandpa, dinner with mom and lots of quality time […]

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Behind the Biz – Part 3: Doing the math

Elegant wedding at the King Edward Hotel Vanity Ballroom

My blog series comes to an end with a post about money and how to make it work as a wedding planner full time. My last three blog posts have been about an interest topic – how to become an event or wedding coordinator and some hard truths I’ve learned along the way. My first […]

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Behind the Biz – Part 2.2: Your job and your vocation

I’ve started a mini series about getting started in the wedding and events industry and I’ve touched upon some of the more practical steps like getting an education and having the soft skills required. With some of my hardworking wedding friends at a recent wedding. Photo: Joee Wong Photography Before touching upon making money in […]

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Behind the Biz – Part 2: Are you cut out for it?

Intimate wedding at Balzac's in the Distillery District

I just started a mini series about getting started in events/weddings. If you have been following along you will know that my last post was all about getting an education. This post will focus in a bit more on who you are and whether this line of work is suited for you, because it isn’t […]

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Behind the Biz – Part 1: Education

Quirky outdoor wedding at Kortright Centre

I get a number of inquiries every month from people interested in getting started in wedding planning and wanting a job. Perhaps it is reality TV or just the growing industry itself, but it seems like everyone and their mother wants to be a wedding planner these days. If you are interested in the profession, […]

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