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If you are looking to start your own business in the event planning or wedding planning industry then now is the best time to check into the National Association Of Event Planners. Look no further as joining an accredited event planner association is extremely easy effective and gives you hands on experience. The NAEP will help you jumpstart your career. Look at all our resources for your wedding planner and event coordination needs. Keep up to date with our newsletter providing up to date event planner association info. Check out A Practical Wedding here.

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The best part of being an event planner or wedding planner is that it is a year round constant income career. You can do this on the side and make some extra csah or do it full time. The best thing is, you can earn as little or as much as you want. Check out local rates of competitors to find out how much you can charge. This is by far the best way to beat the competition and keep an edge all while making money. All event planners and wedding coordinators need to check up on forms and newsletters to find the latest trends and get the association info to stay on top. Click on one of our sponsors links to help everyone. This article from Bridal Guide is awesome and very informative - see 30 Unexpected Wedding Costs Bridges Forget To Budget For.

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BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

With wedding season right around the corner now is the time to start planning your career. By joining the National Association of Event Planners you can begin to plan your future. We can train you in the newest trends and trade secrets. So far the best workflow management website is HoneyBook.. In the newest edition member are learning how to market and advertise their wedding and event planner companies.

CATERING VENUES

One of the most appealing aspects of the event and wedding planning is the food. It is a crucial piece of the succsess of the event. Being a dedicated and creative planner includes hiring a professional and courteous catering company. Easiest way to find caterers is the check Yelp. Getting that moutwatering cuisine or snacks that pair with the theme of the event or wedding. Be sure the catering company offers exciting menus but can accomodate to exotic and traditional but diverse menus. Don't let price fool you. Get a sample offering. After being a member of the National Association of Event Planners you can get access to pre-screened certififed caterers. Get a list of showrooms to become creative.

DJ AND MUSIC

Members exclusive list of professional in-house DJ and event hosts to ensure your clients get the ultimate experience. The main ingredients are a good host, up lighting, music, and a quality projector display. Don't get left out this is crucial. Get more info at Thumbtack. You will need the full cooperation of the DJ to make the event lasting. Everyone should be entertained. The newest and freshest mixes with modern and contemporary hits. Join the event planner association to get more details and beyond.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

Join today to gain access to the full site and join other excited members. See our full list of benefits inside.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Get first access to postings and new lines of work in the wedding planning and even coordination field.

KNOWLEDGE BASE

Members enjoy unlimited access to the vast knowledge base created by our founds and other members that benefit all.

CUSTOMER SUPPORT

Our team of professional support staff will assist you at all levels of wedding and event planning coordination.

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Visit our blog daily to get exciting news about the wedding and event planning industry and what's to offer.

TESTIMONIALS

Hear from our satisfied members about the support of fellow planners.

INDUSTRY CHANGES

As weddings become more and more glamorous, lighting has started to play a big role in today's wedding decor, including wedding centerpieces. Special lighting effects and techniques have been used at high-end weddings and celebrity weddings for some time now, to give them that signature 'fantasy' effect. But for the "average" bride and groom who don't have the luxury of a high-end budget, these kinds of fabulous special effects have been out of reach. Not anymore! We say everyone is entitled to a glammed up wedding... celebrity-style special lighting effects included! Here's how you can do it, for CHEAP! Your guests will be awestruck! Make your own lighted wedding centerpieces.

NEW TOOLS

Photos and videos of the wedding are one of the most important things to have. These will be looked back on for years and years to come so choosing the right wedding photography or videographer is key. Be sure to do extensive research on them, don't pick a photographer based on the price. Be sure to go through their gallery and or ask for testimonials. Don't let bad photos ruin your reputation as a wedding planner. Check back with the National Assocation of Event Planners for more updates on our newsletter. Thanks.

HIRING HELP

Wedding cakes can make or break a wedding. A great event planner association member gets inside info on the best bakers and chefs for cakes. As a new wedding planner you may wonder who is the best and how much is it going to cost the family. Cakes and bakers will try to sell you their services but not all are created equal. Let the National Association of Event Planners give you the inside info you need to find the cake baker you need.

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