A wedding is one of the most important days of a person’s life. It is a time for happiness, laugher and merry making. But today’s weddings are anything but. Today weddings have become complicated affairs, each trying to overdo the other. While a wedding may have all the above elements on the surface, it is also underlined with tension, stress and a lot of nail biting. Cashing in on this, wedding planners have come into existence. Now, instead of the wedding couple, or their friends and relatives worrying about all the details, the wedding planner worries about them. The couple, their friends and family can sit back, relax and enjoy the wedding as they rightly should. Being a wedding planner is not all about choosing fabrics or sampling wedding. It is a lot of hard work and commitment. In order to be good wedding planner, it takes plenty of experience. Here are some tips to help you when you start out as a wedding planner on his or her way to glory.
Shadow a wedding planner
The best way to learn the ins and outs of wedding planning is to shadow an actual wedding planner. Wedding planning is a cutthroat business, with a lot of competition. You should make sure that you learn from the best and not the mediocre. So choose the best wedding planner out there, the one you want to be one day, and volunteer to help her out. Keep in mind that not wedding planner would give her business setup in UAE on a silver platter to you. So while having fun, take plenty of notes about the intricate details that makes her a good wedding planner. Work hard and learn about the trade hands on.
Now that you understand the business setup in Ajman and the ins and outs of the trade, you simply cannot come out from under a rock and become a full-fledged wedding planner. You will have to pay your dues before you are able to reap the benefits of your hard work. Moreover, by being seen with a successful wedding planner, should give your some customers by default. Don’t be too hasty to charge them or charge them like your mentor. Instead offer to do their weddings for free. This does not have to be a permanent thing, but only until you know that you are absolutely sure that you are okay to fly solo.
Once you have done a few weddings for free and are confident of your abilities, gradually ease into the business. Start by charging low rates and gradually increase your rates to what you deserve and what is on par with the wedding planners of the same caliber.