Julie and Aaron were engaged in Whistler, BC while on a skiing/snow boarding vacation, 2 days before Valentines day in 2016. When Julie approached me to ask if I would help her & Aaron plan their wedding, my first suggestion was for them to have a Winter Wedding, they loved the idea!
by Claudette and Denneisha Blair, WPIC Jamaica Regional Representatives Have you heard about it? The Jamaican Chapter of The Wedding Planners Institute of Canada (WPIC) hosted another wonderful event within the warm tropical, luxurious island of Jamaica. The beautiful Borghinvilla Wedding Venue (Discovery Bay, St Ann) was our host. The Jamaica Wedding Professional Mingle, was held underRead More
WPIC Alumni, Wendy Lee of Asian Fusion Weddings, and Carmen Luk of Devoted To You, created a beautiful styled shoot showing both a Traditional, and a Modern Chinese New Year Wedding. See a video of the shoot here: Chinese New Year Style Shoot from Summerfield Films on Vimeo. The Traditional Chinese New Year Wedding Shoot: TheRead More
Solid communication and organizational skills, married with an eye for design, will no doubt make you a “good” wedding planner in the eyes of your client, but how do you go from good to great, and stand out in a sea of reviews?
Interviewed by Tracey Manailescu. I am so happy to share this month’s WPIC Wedding Professional of the Month with you! Michelle Sohan of Bakery Treatz is from Trinidad and Tobago . We first met Michelle Sohan in Barbados for the WPIC certification course two and a half years ago. Michelle introduced herself to the classRead More
by Danielle Andrews, President of WPIC Inc. When WPIC Alum, Melanie Parent, of Melanie Parent Events first told me about this beautiful rustic barn wedding she had coordinated in Manitoba, I just knew we had to feature it on the Blog. Here, Melanie tells us all about this detail-rich wedding: This wedding was truly impressive. WhenRead More
by Amanda Kueneman, WPICC, of Like a Star Weddings Planning and managing weddings is a stressful time for wedding planners. No matter how seasoned a planner may be each wedding is unique and needs our undivided attention. The great thing about being part of WPIC, is we all have the opportunity to work with otherRead More
Breaking free from the structure of school and work can be liberating, however the issue of motivation can arise. 2017 brings A LOT of distractions; and in this day and age, the struggle to put in a decent days work while being on an unmonitored schedule is real. So what can you do to beat this struggle of distraction?
There is a reason that people in the Wedding Industry have a higher divorce rate than the national average. We are so busy making other people’s special moments, we don’t have time for our own family’s special moments. The key is finding a balance between our personal and professional lives.