According to the major players of the wedding industry the best way to excel as a wedding planner is to get as much wedding industry work experience by working in different capacities and to gather as wide a variety of skills, talents, and knowledge as possible.
Mehar Sarid remarked, "You need to possess a knack for the field to be a key player in the industry. You should be able to plan and execute the complete design and management of wedding activities that starts from designing invitation cards to creating a full blown theme setups, be it an evening in Paris, an elaborate Japanese wedding or any such theme that a client requires."
The northern region branch manager, Wiz craft, an event management company, Chetan Vohra said: "Working in event planning, bridal or craft retail, catering, floral and formal wear can give a future consultant familiarity with trends, products, services, rate and practices in the industry. The more they know about a variety of wedding subjects, the better managers, planners or consultants they can be."
Singhal exclaimed, "Most people have had some experience in one or more aspects of these facets of a wedding and most wedding planners have converted a job as a florist, caterer, photographer or travel agent into a larger and more exciting career as a wedding planner."
Wedding Planning essentially involves Imagine having an exciting and interesting high paying career that can let you use your creativity to organise the happiest day of people's lives. Yes, we are talking about weddings here. According to Meher Sarid of Sound of Music, the biggest player in the wedding planning industry, highly applauded for her 'Devdas' settings and managing high-class weddings, "The wedding industry is associated with glamour, fun, and excitement, which makes it highly attractive for those looking for unconventional careers."