Working in the wedding industry can be one of the most magical experiences of your professional career. Imagine waking up every day knowing you get to work with amazing people and help couples tie the knot. Sounds pretty spectacular, right? If you’ve been considering working in this industry, then I’ve provided a few helpful tips on how to get started. Check them out below:
See Where You Fit
While wanting to work within the wedding industry can be great, it’s also somewhat of an intimate field (no pun intended). After all, there’s only so much room for vendors in any one market, and with weddings being pretty seasonal, it’s no wonder the average wedding costs around $33,391. If you’re trying to get involved in this field, the first step is finding your fit.
Of course, finding your fit not only means looking at your experience but also how you could create a niche. For example, let’s say you design wedding invitations. You should know if you’re a boho or traditional aesthetic. If you’re a chef, do you specialize in buffet-style catering or high-end cuisine?
A lot of the wedding industry is grounded in local business, so take a look at your market to see what services are being offered compared to what you can bring to the table. Considering a lot of your branding is going to be geo-centric, it might not be a bad idea to assess how local influence is going to play a role in …