By: Tracey Manailescu, Co-founder and Vice President of WPIC Inc. 5 Ways to Make a Great First Impression With Potential New Clients We all know the saying, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression” by Will Rogers, right? So how can you help ensure the first impression that you are makingRead More
By: Catherine Kentridge, Licensed Wedding Officiant Custom Wedding Ceremonies Catherine was educated in England (Oxford), but has spent many happy years in Canada. She is licensed to conduct wedding ceremonies all over Ontario and a member of the Association of Independent Celebrants in the UK. With a deep respect for and openness to different personal beliefs, culturesRead More
By: WPIC May Abu Jaber-Halasa, WPICC of The Wedding Haven Practicing Self-Care Yes, we’ve all been there! Days where we are running on adrenaline, and lots of caffeine, because we haven’t slept the night before thinking about plan B, C, D, and E, just in case plan A doesn’t really go the way that we’veRead More
Join your fellow WPIC Alumni for an exclusive and memorable evening of magic and mayhem! The deadline to buy your WPIC Kickoff ticket is Monday, January 14th, 2019 at midnight. Don’t miss out!
Being in the wedding planning industry, we are constantly conceptualizing, designing, and organizing, and it’s easy to lose track of why we decided to become wedding planners in the first place. I’m pretty certain that if we were to ask a group of planners to name one of the the reasons behind their decision to become a wedding planner, we’d hear the word creativity pop up repetitively. Yes, a big part of our job is expressing our ideas via decor, flowers, color combinations, structure designs, and tables-capes (to mention only a few!)
The WPIC Wedding Awards is a program to celebrate the achievements and allow the over 8000 Alumni of The Wedding Planners Institute of Canada Inc. and The Wedding Planners Institute of Coordination Inc. to showcase their work and compete for top honours among their peers.
The longer I work in the wedding industry, the more I learn about how critical relationship management is in order to be successful in business. I work with a whole host of companies throughout the year, and for the most part, all of our weddings go beautifully. That being said, every season there is always a dispute, and this can happen for a number of reasons.
We have an absolute stunner of a real wedding on the blog today. It has been submitted to us from our friends at Adorn Invitations and I must say, it was so difficult choosing the photos to put in the blog, as they were all absolutely amazing! The couple wed at the House of Laurels, theRead More
Utilizing the Travel Specialist’s first-hand knowledge of the properties they recommend, as well as their relationships with the Wedding Team and Management staff on site, can help guide your decisions and provide your couple with the best options possible for their destination wedding. Utilizing each other’s areas of expertise can make for a dynamic and successful team.