Why Should I Hire a Wedding Planner?

The reason couples hire wedding planners

… and how you can become one with training from TISOH!


Planning a wedding can be an overwhelming and time-consuming task. Hiring a wedding planner can take a lot of stress off of the couple and their family members. A wedding planner can handle all the details to ensure that everything runs smoothly on the big day. They have the knowledge, experience, and connections to help couples create a budget, find and book the perfect venue, hire reliable vendors, and create a timeline for the wedding day. They can also run interference with guests and ensure a smooth event. Oftentimes, hiring a wedding planner means the couple is free to relax and enjoy themselves. 

The benefits of hiring a wedding planner go beyond just saving time and reducing stress. They can also help couples make informed decisions by providing guidance and advice on everything from selecting the right florist to designing the perfect menu. A wedding planner can also help negotiate contracts and pricing with vendors and keep the wedding within budget. The bride and groom are not experts... So why not hire an expert to guide and take care of the details? 

Hiring a wedding planner can be a great move for a couple. A wedding planner can take the stress out of planning a wedding, and ensures that couples can relax and enjoy their special day. But what if you are not a couple looking for a wedding planner, but rather someone interested in becoming a wedding planner? A career as a wedding planner is a great career choice for those who love planning events and working with people. 

For those interested in a career as a wedding planner, there are a number of steps you can take to gain experience and develop the skills you'll need to be successful.

The first step is to gain experience in the event planning industry. This could be through working for a planning company, catering company, or a venue. Gaining knowledge and skills related to wedding planning is crucial, and you can do this by taking classes, earning a certificate and eventually gaining a certification. Having a portfolio of your work can be a terrific way to showcase your skills to potential clients. And lastly, starting your own business or marketing yourself effectively are key steps to building a steady client base.

At TISOH, the International School of Hospitality, we are a leader in training and cultivating hospitality professionals. Located in the heart of Las Vegas, TISOH specializes in training passionate, motivated people for careers in the hospitality industry, including in wedding coordination and design. TISOH is a certification partner of the Wedding International Professionals Association (WIPA), so students learn the best practices of wedding coordination and the latest trends in the wedding industry. From planning, organization, and design to production and execution, TISOH students learn to create beautiful ceremonies of any scale and style. Students learn how to evaluate, select, and negotiate for all aspects of any kind of ceremony, including design, logistics, budgeting, vendor relations, catering, and more. 

At TISOH, students interested in this career path choose between pursuing a Diploma in Hospitality Operations, with a Wedding Coordination and Design focus, or earning an individual certificate with TISOH’s single-topic, focused certificate program in Wedding Coordination and Design. Available in-person and online, all courses are taught by professional faculty with deep industry experience, and students benefit from their expertise, as well as guest lecturers and expert panels. Graduates go on to launch their own companies as an entrepreneur, or become an asset to a design firm or hospitality venue in Las Vegas or beyond.

You can be a part of the excitement, by training for a career in wedding coordination and design. With TISOH, the International School of Hospitality, you can gain the knowledge and skills you need to make the wonderful world of weddings your career. Contact us to learn more and get started today!