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Career as a Wedding Planner

Ms. Mugdha Shetye talks about taking up a career as a Wedding planner. In today’s fast-paced world people are so busy that they probably do not have time to take up the stress of planning their own wedding. That’s where the role of a Wedding planner comes in. A Wedding Planner is one who assists couples in planning their wedding as per requirement. There are no set qualifications to become a wedding planner, although an education in hospitality, business or public relations can be helpful. A Wedding planner or Bridal consultant must have excellent organization, communication & negotiation skills, attention to detail, ability to lead, manage and get on well with different kinds of people etc. A wedding planner assists with the design, planning, and management of a client’s wedding. The services include budget preparation, booking venues, the hiring of wedding professionals and service providers including caterers, photographers, beautician, florists, musicians etc. Wedding Planners can get employment in hotels, resorts, event management companies, wedding planner firms and many more. At the entry level, one can work under wedding or event planners and then can start their own enterprise.