Wedding Planning and Management: Consultancy for Diverse Clients,  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.

For the 2 million monthly followers of powerhouse wedding blog, the major mainstream hit with serious indie cred (think Domino meets Etsy meets Martha Stewart Weddings), and for all brides looking for fresh new inspiration, editor in chief Abby Larson offers an eagerly awaited, entirely unique, and gorgeously photo-rich wedding resource.

Joyful, love-filled weddings are created with the details that make the couple unique. These touches–letter-pressed table cards with a pet bulldog cameo; a chandelier to which the bride and groom tied hundreds of colorful ribbons; a photograph of the bride’s grandparents fastened around her bouquet–elevate a beautiful day into a deeply personal, unforgettable celebration.

Style Me Pretty has become a go-to destination for planning your own ecstatic wedding. Now, the founder of this beloved site, Abby Larson, offers this gorgeous resource, which includes:

• Abby’s step-by step guide to determining your couple style, gathering inspiration, and threading it through each element of the celebration
• 17 never-before-seen Real-Life Weddings—with details on all their special and handcrafted touches, and advice from the brides
• 5 Style Blueprints to help you custom-craft your own Classic, Rustic, Whimsical, Modern, or Al Fresco wedding, from paper goods to the cake
• 15 Do It Yourself projects, such as glittered vases, linen favor bags, and dip-dyed ombré napkins

Full of lively and oh-so-lovely ideas, and more than 250 photographs, this swoonworthy volume will help you distill the wide world of wedding inspiration into the most meaningful, utterly original day you can imagine.

Revised and updated, Karen Bussen’s bestselling Simple Stunning Wedding Organizer is filled with invaluable insight, planning tools, and tips. This orga­nizer leads couples through the whole process, helping them create a tension-free wedding for any taste, location, or budget. Six tabbed sections, six large pockets, and two sheets of business card holders give brides a place to neatly stash every kind of information, sample, or swatch. With an elegant new design, this binder will undoubtedly remain a keepsake long after the last thank-you note has been checked off the list.

The number of weddings is on the rise, but these days, most couples don’t have the time to plan this special day. This book was written to assist every bride and groom who needs to plan their big day by making a detailed checklist, including advice on transportation, locations, reception options, catering, protocol, photography, guest services, the dress, the groom’s tux, the rings, the gifts, the cake, the best man and maid of honor, and ultimately, the wedding ceremony itself. Your special day does not have to be a nerve-wracking experience, even if you have a number of people whom you want to invite. It is the most important day of your life, after all, and you will want everything to be perfect.

This book contains proven steps and strategies to planning your wedding from ring selection and the expectations of family and friends, which should be your first priority before any other planning begins. The content in this book has also been written to reflect the most current wedding tips and advice, etiquette, ideas to personalize the wedding, how to set budget parameters outlining who will be paying for what, and how to create guest lists for seating, organize the catering, and further planning. In additional, this handy book also includes a checklist of things to do, detailed budget analysis, wedding party responsibilities, paying the vendors and other useful advice and tips. By keeping an eye on your budget as you go along,there is no reason why you shouldn’t be able to save a substantial amount of money on your wedding.

If you’re looking for some great tips and ideas to help you plan your dream wedding on a tight budget, then this book is for you!

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So, you and your significant other have decided to take that glorious step to matrimony. You have your hearts a-flutter from the excitement of your impending nuptials. But the thought of the titanic costs behind every gorgeous wedding you’ve attended or heard about keeps dampening your collective spirits. Have No Fear! The Mystical Wedding Budgeter is here! In this book, I’ll take you through all the little tips and tricks that allow financially-astute brides and grooms to have their beautiful wedding, at a fraction of the average cost. Some of these require creative, out-of-the-box thinking, while many others are simply achieved by meeting your expectations in unexpected places. Most of these, however, are tips that the myriad of services and agents specializing in wedding-related work would never advise you on; for the simple reason that their incomes would diminish if most weddings started following these guidelines.

Here Is A Preview Of What You’ll Learn…

  • Defining Your Budget
  • How to Draw the Line Without Breaking Bank
  • Comparing His and Her Dream Weddings (Prioritizing the Must-Haves)
  • The Guest List (AKA “Black Hole”)
  • Basic Starter Tips Before You Step Out
  • Photography & Videography
  • Music
  • Food, Drinks, & Cake
  • Dress & Apparel
  • Venues & Decorations
  • Miscellaneous Components (Invitations, Favors, Gift Registry, Officiant, Save-the-Dates, etc.)
  • Much, much more!

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How to Have Your Dream Wedding for Under ,500

Do you think it’s impossible to have your dream wedding for under ,500? I assure you it isn’t! This book shows you how! There are tips for everyone from simple planning to aggressive saving!

This book cover all aspects of wedding planning to help you save money. From your wedding planning checklist and many tips on:

– Wedding Planning

-Tips on saving money on everyone you have to hire for a wedding. Wedding Photographers to the Justice of the Peace

– How to save money on wedding invitations and programs

– How to save money on the wedding venue

– Tips for for a wedding ceremony on a budget and how to save money on the ceremony decor

– Budget Wedding reception decorating

– How to save on wedding food and favors

– Save money on your wedding dress and grooms attire

– How to save money on your wedding rings

– How to save money on your Wedding Cake and a few alternatives if you choose to go without one!

– How to save money on wedding flowers

Your wedding day is undoubtedly one of the biggest days of you life, why start off this new and exciting phase in debt? Save that money for an unforgettable honeymoon, or to buy that amazing house you will be starting your family in! Just because you are wedding planning on a budget doesn’t mean your wedding has to look like it was done on a budget!

If you are planning a wedding on a tight budget

No matter what stage you are in your wedding planning there are ways to help you save money! There are ways to save for everyone, from simple to extreme. Save one ever aspect of your wedding to help you stay on budget!

This book is also for those who are getting married on a tight budget, and want a beautiful wedding for, as the title says, ,500.

No matter what type of wedding

This book is for any kind of wedding, rustic, beautiful, elegant, whimsical, modern and more! I give you ideas for each one!

Looking for wedding ideas

This book is also for anyone who is just simply looking for wedding ideas. There are so many packed in here!

Whatever your reason for reading this book, I want to say thank you and I can’t wait to help make your wedding dreams come true!

Planning a wedding is a fun and exciting adventure, but it can also be a very stressful thing to go through, as well. If you are trying to save money, properly planning your wedding can be even more stressful. It isn’t impossible, though, to save money and have the wedding of your dreams if you are able to get a little creative and very organized. You will need to set your budget, plan your details, and commit to the task of making a budget-friendly wedding happen if you want to save money.

About The Author

Danielle Leonard is the owner and blogger behind the popular blog, The Frugal Navy Wife and the new blog Roadschooling with The Frugal Navy Wife.

She is a former Navy Wife, and a mom of 4 homeschooled kids. She blogs about ways to ways to save money, save time and save your sanity on The Frugal Navy Wife and about her roadschool journey on Roadschooling with The Frugal Navy Wife. Her Husband and 4 kids currently outside Harrisburg, Pa and are looking to get on the road and travel full time by the end of the year.

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This planner is overflowing with useful features to help you plan and organize the perfect wedding—in addition, you can preserve those memories for a lifetime. The three-ring binder makes it easy to customize it for your needs. Inside you’ll find:

-Ten in-depth chapters with planning information, inspirational color photographs, timelines, checklists, and diagrams
-Sturdy pocket folders to hold contracts, menus, and notes
-A clear plastic business-card holder and resealable plastic pouches for fabric swatches, paper samples, and ribbons
-A full-color glossary with photographs of hundreds of flowers

Expert advice for the perfect wedding day!

She’s met “the one” and set the date–now she needs your help to plan the wedding of her dreams! The Everything Mother of the Bride Book, 3rd Edition is completely updated and revised with the latest information you need to get your baby down the aisle in style. Professional wedding coordinator Katie Martin is your guide every step of the way, with all you need to know about:

  • Planning showers and engagement parties
  • Meeting the future in-laws
  • Navigating sticky situations like ex-spouses and former family members
  • Picking out the perfect dress
  • Knowing when to speak up―and when to keep quiet!

Complete with new sections on using social media to communicate and plan, this practical guide covers everything you need to make sure your daughter has the perfect–and stress-free–day of her dreams.

Looking for a way to get over that unemployment slump?

Make the plunge in a field that is constantly full of opportunities and only continues to grow. Starting your own wedding planner business doesn’t have to be just a dream. This book reveals just how you can make that happen. This is the wedding planning business self-starter 101.

Learn how to start making connections to create the most spectacular weddings. Find out how to listen to the individual needs of each unique client. Discover how easy it can be to start getting the word out about your fabulous wedding business.

Best of all, see firsthand how rewarding and lucrative your wedding planner venture can be. Make money, work for yourself, and be the behind-the-scenes person making sure your clients have the best memories for the most important day of their lives.