August 19, 2017 @ 6:30 am – 11:00 am
Georgia State University
33 Gilmer Street SE
GA 30302
Events by Amiress Training
Event and Wedding Planning Workshop @ Georgia State University | Atlanta | GA | US

Event and Wedding Planning Workshop

Dates: 08.19.17

Time: 1:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Workshop Details:

Have you dreamed about becoming an event planner? Do you need tips on planning your own wedding? This interactive workshop will provide you with all the tools necessary to become a successful event and wedding planner. Learn how to design and coordinate professional events. Take the stress out of planning your big day with an easy and simplified approach.

Investment: $400

Registration fee provides a Certificate of Completion, The ACV Event Management Starter Kit (Kit includes the following: Wedding Planning Packages, Professional Client Agreement, and Professional Event Planning Timeline.), tips on how to design your own professional website and the following.

  • Discount on follow-up consultation for business or event planning.

  • 30 days of free post-workshop follow up via email for any pending questions that you may have.

  • Opportunity to volunteer or intern at Events by Amiress.

  • Opportunity to become a member of Events by Amiress Network of Event Professionals.

Training content includes the following:

  • Event and Wedding Planning Basics

  • How to Offer Your Wedding Planning Services

  • Pricing Your Services

  • Registration Software

  • Meeting With Your Clients

  • Site Selection and Site Inspections

  • Contract Negotiation

  • Food and Beverage Planning

  • Working With Vendors, Your Team, Entertainment, and VIP’s

  • Balancing Event Planning With Your Personal Life

  • Tips on Starting Your Event and/or Wedding Planning Business

  • Marketing Your Business

  • Social Media in Event Marketing and Planning

  • Sponsorship and Fundraising

Bonus Training

  • Professional Event Manager Etiquette Overview

Day of workshop instructions:

  • Please arrive 30 minutes early for sign-in. Workshop will begin promptly at the designated time.

  • Have picture ID and printed registration confirmation upon arrival. 

  • Dress code – Business casual.

  • Bring a sweater just in case the venue is cold.

  • Plan to stay for the entire workshop. Certificates will not be issued until the end of the day. (no exceptions)

  • Bring a brown bag lunch.

  • Bring a notebook and/or laptop (laptop is optional).


The Event and Wedding Planning Workshop is non-refundable and/or transferable.

Seating is extremely limited. Registration will close at event capacity. Workshop is taught to a small group of 30 participates therefore allowing hands-on training.  Early registration is highly recommended. Walk-up registration will not be permitted.

No unregistered, accompanying guests. No small children. Suggested age is 18 years old and up. No recording devices of any kind will be allowed into the venue.

More Information

Group rates in the USA for 10 or more are $200 per attendee. Total group rate fee must be paid up front. One-on-one training is available. Please contact us for details.

Special Needs: Participants with special needs can be reasonably accommodated by contacting Events by Amiress at least three working days prior to the training.

About Mrs. Amiress Versil, Trainer

I am proud recipient of a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sports/Entertainment/Event Management from The Hospitality College at Johnson & Wales University in North Miami, Florida. Planning special events and training new event planners brings me so much joy!

Click here for more information http://acvagency.wixsite.com/eventplanning


Do I need a certification to become an event planner?


Should I learn as much as possible about event planning before accepting clients?


What is the purpose of the Certificate of Completion?

The certificate confirms to any future potential employer or client that you completed an Event & Wedding Planning Training. Clients prefer to work with trained event planners that are dedicated to their event planning career. The certificate can be framed and displayed in your office as a qualified event planner.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Suggested age is 18 years old and up.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please feel free to contact us at info@amiress.com or by calling 478-220-9726


What’s the refund policy?

The Event and Wedding Planning Workshop is non-refundable and/or transferable.


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Have picture ID and printed registration confirmation upon arrival.


Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn’t match the person who attends?

No, the workshop most be attended by the person who registered for the training.