Wedding Planning and Management: Consultancy for Diverse Clients

Wedding Planning and Management: Consultancy for Diverse Clients

by Maggie Daniels, Carrie Loveless
     
 

Wedding Planning and Management provides a comprehensive introduction to the planning and management of weddings. Looking through an event management lens, Maggie Daniels and Carrie Loveless thoroughly explore the foundations, practice, and business of wedding planning. They include over 50 case studies, provide planning checklists, and set standards for best

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Wedding Planning and Management provides a comprehensive introduction to the planning and management of weddings. Looking through an event management lens, Maggie Daniels and Carrie Loveless thoroughly explore the foundations, practice, and business of wedding planning. They include over 50 case studies, provide planning checklists, and set standards for best practice. The emphasis on diversity encompasses traditions from cultures around the globe.

The book is designed so that consultants, brides, grooms, vendors, scholars, and those simply fascinated by weddings can appreciate and apply the material. Visually stunning with over 150 images captured by award winning photojournalist Rodney Bailey, the full color pages lavishly illustrate concepts and spark the imagination.

This text also has online exercises for students to aid learning.

Award Winning Book, Best of Category:

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As featured on ABC News Nightline and United Press International

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750682336
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/20/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Role and scope of wedding consultancy; Weddings, religion and culture; History and hegemony; The mediated construction of weddings; The changing family, law and politics; Weddings, economics and community development; Regional distinctions and etiquette; Weddings and tourism; Primary and secondary clients: Budgets and responsibility; Timelines, forms and schedules; Determining the vision: Theme, destination and site selection; Food, beverage and the wedding cake; Wedding attire and the bridal party; The ceremony; Floral décor and other decorative elements; Photography and videography; Entertainment options; Layout and seating, lighting and rentals; Stationery elements and gifts; Transportation; Out-of-town guests and specialized needs; Wedding day details, risk assessment and security;

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