Why I Love my Job as an Event Planner
Is event planning and decor your calling? Do you fantasize about planning romantic weddings or gorgeous styled shoots with all the latest trends? For QC Event School tutor Athena DeVonne, her dream job is a reality. She works every day working with clients and vendors to pull off stunning events to remember. So we decided to ask Athena what she loves most about being an event planner!
Follow along and get inspired by Athena’s own work as she takes you through her favorite things about her job as an event planner.
From the very beginning of the wedding planning process to when the bride and groom say their vows, Athena loves being there for the journey! Always remember to bring a pair of tissues because it’s an emotional ride.
Networking and building strong relationships with vendors is especially important to Athena, as so many opportunities can come out it. Be open to trying out new things, like venue open houses and other launch parties, because you never know how great it could help your career.
If your goal is to plan and design events, styled shoots are a must in order to show off what you can really do. And not to mention very fun! From coming up with a theme, color scheme, and the decor, you’ll plan a styled shoot like you would a wedding or other special event. Use it for marketing purposes, publications, and to build your portfolio!