Signature Wedding & Event Designer
Turn your wedding & event passion into a business you love
ABOUT THE COURSE
Become a Signature Wedding & Event Designer!
A professional event designer knows an event will only last a few hours and it is the artistic talent and creative inspiration that allows a professional event designer to create an experience that will be remembered for a lifetime. This course walks you step-by-step through the processes, pricing formulas and design techniques used to create and transform ordinary steps into theatrical environments, translating a client’s vision into reality.
Signature Wedding & Event Design Course
This course is offered as part of the Certified Master Wedding & Event Planning program.
- Access to the Online Student Center
- Exam Fee
- Internship opportunities
- SWED Course eTextbook & Curriculum
- As a graduate of this course, you will receive your certificate and the professional designation as a Signature Wedding and Event Designer.
Students must have general understanding of the following:
- Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and/or Google Docs
- Need access to a computer/laptop or tablet and internet access
- Course compatible with Google Chrome, FireFox, Internet Explorer & Safari
- Tablet owners need to download Puffin Web Browser App
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
Weekly Live Mentoring for your Event Design Course
- A prestigious certification for Signature Wedding & Event Design
- Mobile Friendly Digital Textbook
- A stunning portfolio to show future clients
Instructor Led 1:1 Video Conferencing
- Learn at your own pace
- Average 12 Weeks Duration
- Online & In-Person Formats
- Average time commitment is 3-5 hours per week
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
Define your own creative style
Design and create concepts based on customer expectations
Utilize color theory, palettes, and styles of Architecture and Design
Understand the methodology behind formulas for design and budget
Obtain wholesale design materials such as fabrics, florals, table-settings, center pieces, and lighting
Plot and read floor plans and create renderings
Present design concepts and sell your services
Find design resources and establish vendor partnerships
Watch the video and Preview the course.
Chapter 1 - Daring to Dream
Chapter One gives a brief overview of the event design industry history and Preston Bailey’s story. Chapter one also defines event design and the designation of Certified Wedding & Event Designer as well as the difference between and event planner and event designer. The fundamentals of design are also covered such as color theory and design styles.
Chapter 2 - Defining the Dream
Defining the Dream is all about turning inspirations into reality. Preston Bailey’s design process is outlined and his methods for capturing a client’s vision for a dream event is described in detail. Event design formulas, tools, and resources are introduced to present design concepts through floor plans and renderings.
Chapter 3 - Designing The Dream
Designing the Dream covers Preston Bailey’s process for designing an event space, from the ceiling, floors, walls, and table tops. Each area is covered step-by-step to provide an in depth look at exactly how Preston goes about designing each space.
Chapter 4 - Delivering The Dream
Delivering the Dream covers the “Day Of” production and design break down. This chapter introduces vendor service providers, strategic alliances, and business partnerships to help build a reliable network of production professionals.
Chapter 4 - Delivering The Dream
Living the Dream provides a full business case study using PB Designs, Inc. to illustrate how a successful event design company is put together. Business structure, the client process from initial contact through post-event analysis, pricing strategies, and business advice and tips are covered. This final chapter also includes Preston Bailey’s FAQs, lessons learned, and outlook on industry trends.
or 12 payments of $165/mo.
Online curriculum access
Full instructor support
Personal letter of recommendation (upon completion of the program.)
International recognized certification as a Professional Wedding & Event Planner (upon completion of the program)
Student tools & resources
Special events & internships opportunities (both local and abroad)
Student Community Membership:
*All students receive access to the student community through their Student Community Membership. This membership includes:
Live (online) class discussions
Live broadcast workshops
On-demand video library of various industry topics taught by industry experts
Access to seasoned and active professionals currently working in the field of professional event planning
Private facebook group
Exclusive internship opportunities
Discounts on future courses
Career center/Job board