Wedding Planning and Management

Wedding Planning and Management

Wedding Planning and Management provides a comprehensive introduction to the planning and management of weddings. Looking through an event management lens, Maggie Daniels and Carrie Loveless thoroughly explore the foundations, practice, and business of wedding planning. They include over 50 case studies, provide planning checklists, and set standards for best practice. The emphasis on diversity encompasses traditions from cultures around the globe. The book is designed so that consultants, brides, grooms, vendors, scholars, and those simply fascinated by weddings can appreciate and apply the material. Visually stunning with over 150 images captured by award winning photojournalist Rodney Bailey, the full color pages lavishly illustrate concepts and spark the imagination. Award Winning Book, Best of Category: http://www.bbboston.org/pageAboutUs_BookShowWinners.cfm'showYear=2008 As featured on ABC News Nightline and United Press International

Wedding Planning and Management

Consultancy for Diverse Clients

Wedding Planning and Management

Wedding Planning and Management: Consultancy for Diverse Clients, 2nd Edition provides students, consultants, vendors, scholars and engaged couples with a comprehensive introduction to the business of weddings. Looking through an event management lens, this is the only book to thoroughly explore the fundamentals of weddings, including historical and cultural foundations, practice, and the business of wedding planning in one volume. An emphasis on diversity, traditions from cultures around the globe are integrated throughout with over 80 international case studies that inspire and set standards for best practice. Since the first edition, there have been many changes in the business of weddings and this second edition has been updated in the following ways: Updated content to reflect recent issues and trends in areas such as family dynamics, media influences, impacts of technology, legislation and the global economy. Every chapter is updated with the most recent research, statistics, vendor information and consultant guidelines. New international case studies explore current research, cultural traditions, vendor relations and consulting best practice. New companion website for instructors that includes PowerPoint slides, case study solutions, additional discussion ideas and assignments. The book is illustrated in full color and contains over 150 images by top wedding photojournalist Rodney Bailey end-of-chapter checklists, practical scenarios and review questions to test readers' knowledge as they progress. Maggie Daniels and Carrie Loveless bring a combination of over 40 years of industry practice and teaching experience, and have written a book that is the ideal guide to successful wedding planning and management.

Wedding Planning & Management

Consultancy for Diverse Clients

Wedding Planning & Management

Wedding Planning and Management provides a comprehensive introduction to the planning and management of weddings. Looking through an event management lens, Maggie Daniels and Carrie Loveless thoroughly explore the foundations, practice, and business of wedding planning. They include over 50 case studies, provide planning checklists, and set standards for best practice. The emphasis on diversity encompasses traditions from cultures around the globe. The book is designed so that consultants, brides, grooms, vendors, scholars, and those simply fascinated by weddings can appreciate and apply the material. Visually stunning with over 150 images captured by award winning photojournalist Rodney Bailey, the full color pages lavishly illustrate concepts and spark the imagination. Award Winning Book, Best of Category: http://www.bbboston.org/pageAboutUs_BookShowWinners.cfm'showYear=2008 As featured on ABC News Nightline and United Press International * The first textbook on wedding consulting, with pedagogical features like introduction of theory, illustration through case studies, worksheets, checklists * Places wedding planning and management into a larger events management context * Provides practical resources and best practices for wedding consulting

Countdown to Your Perfect Wedding

From Engagement Ring to Honeymoon, a Week-by-Week Guide to Planning the Happiest Day of Your Life

Countdown to Your Perfect Wedding

Planning a wedding can be an exciting, overwhelming, and time consuming endeavor. COUNTDOWN TO YOUR PERFECT WEDDING will give brides the exact amount of information they need to plan the wedding they want. It breaks down pre-wedding tasks into manageable bits of information and serves as a point-by-point checklist so that nothing slips through the cracks and nothing is left undone. Unlike other books, COUNTDOWN is arranged on a 52-week timeline (one year is the average amount of time brides take to plan a wedding) that explains what needs to be done when. Each week will feature an essential aspect of a beautiful wedding and will include tips and insider information on how brides can get what they want, budgeting considerations, definition of terms, as well as feature information for "Brides On A Budget" and "When Money Is No Object. For brides who wish they could hire a wedding planner but can't afford one, this book will hold their hand through the process so they can plan the wedding of their dreams.

How to Open and Operate a Financially Successful Wedding Consultant and Planning Business

How to Open and Operate a Financially Successful Wedding Consultant and Planning Business

Book & CD-ROM. The Association of Bridal Consultants estimates that billions are spent on weddings every year. A good wedding consultant is of invaluable assistance to potential brides with no experience of the best and easiest way of going about things. Advice can be given on all aspects of a wedding including the gown, accessories, even down to childcare. This manual will get you started on the right footing.

Wedding Planning For Dummies

Wedding Planning For Dummies

Plan your perfect wedding, at home or abroad. Planning a wedding doesn’t have to be hard work. Take the pain out of the preparation and let Wedding Planning For Dummies help you design your dream wedding day – while saving time and money! Whether you’re planning a traditional church ceremony, a quiet family celebration or a romantic destination wedding, this book offers all the budgeting tips, essential checklists and more that you need to make sure your special day runs smoothly. Content includes: • Budgeting for the big day. • Keeping it legal – getting all the legalities in place in plenty of time. • Preparing a guest list – who to invite, and where to draw the line. • Planning the schedule for the day, and any surrounding events (next day brunch, weekend plans). • Advice on choosing your dress, photographer, music, flowers, cake, wedding rings and more. • Destination weddings – the pros and cons of taking the plunge abroad.

The Wedding Planner and the CEO

The Wedding Planner and the CEO

Wedding planner Penelope Collins decides to enlist CEO Rafe Edwards to add a fireworks display to her celebrity wedding, but never expects to find him so irresistible.

Getting Ready for the Wedding

All You Need to Know Before You Say I Do

Getting Ready for the Wedding

How do we know when we're ready for marriage? What's the secret to having a great engagement? How can we get married without drowning in debt? Where better to turn for answers than those who have gone before -- experts in the area of marriage, relationships, and finance who know from experience what it takes to make the days leading up to the wedding (and the years that follow) a success! How to Know When You're Ready for Marriage--Les & Leslie Parrot - Secrets to Having a Great Engagement--David & Claudia Arp - Getting Married Without Drowning in Debt--Ron Blue - What to Do With Wedding Jitters--Robert & Rosemary Barnes - Making Your Wedding More Than a Ceremony--David & Jan Stoop - How to Have a Great Wedding Night--Cliff & Joyce Penner - Getting Married When Your Parents Don’t Approve--John Trent - How to Handle the Wedding Bell Blues--H. Norman Wright - For Those Getting Married Again--Thom Whiteman - After the Honeymoon--Les & Leslie Parrott