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President Letter
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Be yourself. If we were to give advice to an industry newbie, just as we asked our readers to do, it would be this. Be yourself. Sometimes, when we begin our careers, we try hard to be just like those we admire, or like the competition, or we try hard to appease all potential clients....
Leadership is essential.

Leadership is essential.

Leadership is essential. Whether we want to admit it or not, we need leaders in every aspect of life. True leaders inspire us with their ability to take the reigns and guide us along the path toward a vision that is beneficial for the common good. In today’s cultural and political climate in which trust...
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Letter

If you haven’t already, chances are you will be working with folks from different cultures. Those who plan and organize destination weddings do this frequently. They know that building and nurturing business relationships with wedding professionals in other countries and cultures is the difference between being good at what you do and being great. Strong,...
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Letter

In the great outdoors, anything can happen. Weather is mutable. Accidents happen. Unforeseen circumstances are right around the corner. The only given is that nothing is certain. And this is precisely what makes the planning and coordination of outdoor events exciting. In this issue of Wedding Planner Magazine, you’ll get to see the beauty and...
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Letter

What’s new? The answer is, “Almost everything.” After five years in print and online, it’s not uncommon for a publication to revamp it’s look, feel, and style. Heading into our sixth year in publication, we asked ourselves how we could make Wedding Planner Magazine even better. The answer is right here in your hands.
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Letter

When we began this issue of Wedding Planner Magazine, we asked Nancy LaTart of Fête in France to tell readers about the sophisticated wedding traditions of historic France. Of course, we had no way of knowing that a short time later Paris would be the site of a heartbreaking act of terror. Despite the turmoil...
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Letter

Filmmaker Frank Capra once said, “Don’t follow trends, start trends.” Ask most top trendsetters in any industry about how to find the latest trends and that’s likely the answer you’ll receive. Our approach to this issue of Wedding Planner Magazine, the design trends issue, was to explore the idea behind where trends derive as well...
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Letter

Wedding Planner Magazine applauds the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality. While the ruling has been a long time coming and serves to clarify the issue across state lines, it also leaves many individuals with questions—particularly those in the wedding industry. What does this mean for your business? How does it impact those with...
“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.” - William Shakespeare

“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.” – William Shakespeare

Whatever our dreams and goals, it’s important to remember that we hold the key to our destinies. While it’s true that the unexpected has a way of interfering once-in-a-while, it’s also true that it’s up to us to get ourselves back on track. In this issue, we invite you to claim your place among the...

Letter – Volume 2, Issue 1

We’re celebrating our first anniversary! This issue of Wedding Planner Magazine officially marks the beginning of our second year in print. In one short year, we’ve taken the professionalism of the wedding industry to new levels. Within these pages, we bring you smart, informative ideas to grow your business, the latest trends and inspiration, as...

Letter – Volume 1, Issue 6

The results of the Wedding Planner Magazine survey that was completed at the Business of Brides 2011 have been tabulated. On a scale of one to 10, you rated us 9.5! Overwhelmingly, you voted Real Weddings and Best Practices as your favorite features and our first issue, the color issue in March/April 2011 as your...

Letter – November/December

Wow! We are practically speechless and, indeed, humbled by the volume of responses we received to our request for trend ideas for our cover feature in this issue of Wedding Planner Magazine. At times, you might say, we were even a bit overwhelmed as we faced the momentous task of culling through the volume of...