A Day in My Life as a Wedding Planner

Here is an excerpt of a recent published article with  Plannerslounge

What is your typical day like?

I start my day by checking my emails, responding to anything that needs immediate attention, and then I go about my schedule. I work from home where I do all of the behind the scenes work;  blogging, updating my website, posting on social media, taking care of my accounting, adding inspirations to my Pinterest boards, and educating myself on the newest trends and technology. It’s nice and quiet after my sons leave for school and my husband leaves for work.

I enjoy meeting with vendors in my area and exchanging experiences and collaborating on new ideas. My afternoons are mostly filled with taking my children to their sports activities, making dinner, doing laundry, grocery shopping, and everything else a mother has to do. When weekends are not filled with weddings, I love watching my boys play soccer, go skiing, go for dates with my hubby, or join friends and family for a BBQ. I also love planning our next vacation.

How did you get started in the industry?

I always knew I was going to work in the travel industry and starting my career in the hospitality industry lead me through several opportunities until I knew that the event department was my favorite. I have worked every kind of event there is. From political events, to sports events, to fundraisers and trade shows. As well as your typical meetings and social functions; while traveling through Europe and gaining more knowledge each day.

I never stopped learning and added credentials in event marketing and tourism after completing my education with the school for hospitality management. When it was time to start my own business, I started specializing in weddings and never looked back.

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