EVENT DESIGN & DECOR CLASSES

If you have ever planned an event of any size, you understand that the magic happens behind the scenes. This workshop is designed to restrengthen and enhance your event planning skills while giving you the tools you need to host a great event.

2-Day Hands-On Experience 

Workshop Description

Our goal is to give you the confidence to execute an engaging event to leave your guests with a positive, lasting impression. You will learn how to work with your clients and other vendors while showcasing your styling talent.

 

Styling an event has a distinct advantage: Advertise your service with each job you complete and attract new clients from your expertly styled projects using skills and knowledge in this course.

Workshop Topics

This 2-day workshop is designed for individuals willing to enhance their skills through hands-on learning, and will include the following modules:

  • SIlk & Fresh Floral Design

  • Tablescape Design

  • Pipe & Drape Design

  • Setup Techniques

  • Event Pricing

  • Building a Team

  • Contracts and Negotiations

Investment

2 Days    $750.00 per person
Payment Plans are available
Pay 50% Now and 50% before the start date.

Registration Fee is Non-Refundable, Seats are limited.

All participants will receive a certificate of completion & resource book, opportunities to receive credit hours by working with We Do Weddings, Etc. on future events, take home your creations & build your portfolio.

Refreshments will be provided!

TBA in 2020

2-Day of Classes

Friday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 

Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Ready to Enhance your Career

in Event Decor & Design?

Fundamentals first, then Decor!

Cheri Walker

Owner/Instructor

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Who is this workshop for?

  • Event Designers/Stylists

  • Event Planners

  • Church Hospitality Ministries

  • Event Management & Logistics

  • Those Interested in entering the industry

DESIGN STRATEGIES & SKILLS

  • Examining and creating floor plans
  • Color Scheme and Venue Styling
  • Key Elements of Event Design
  • Where to look for inspiration and décor techniques
  • Tablescaping techniques

CLIENT INTERACTIONS (with Q&A)

  • ​Translating vision into practical application
  • Preparing Proposals, Contracts & Negotiations
  • Pricing Event Services

THE ART OF FLORAL DESIGN

  • Silk & Fresh Flower Arrangements
  • Centerpieces, Bouquets & Boutonnieres
  • Using a Steelpix Stemming machine to create large floral centerpiece

PIPE & DRAPE

  • ​How to design Pipe & Drapes
  • Creating Backdrops
  • Easy styling with layers

EVENT PLANNING LOGISTICS

  • Building your Team
  • Working with Vendors, Technicians, Security & Wait Staff

It can be very tempting to want to jump right in and begin to choose the elements of styling too early. In this workshop, you will learn the fundamentals behind event design first so you approach projects professionally and responsibly while being fully prepared to plan successful events.

DESIGN & DECOR

Workshop Gallery

 

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Workshop Dates

December Workshop
November Workshop
October Workshop
September Workshop
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We Do Weddings, Etc.

3051 PS Business Center Drive
Woodbridge, VA 22192
Tel. (703) 583-5202

E-Mail. cheri@wedoweddingsetc.com

Please contact us to set up a complimentary consultation to uncover your needs and discuss your options. You may also  take a look at a showroom to assist with the creations of your vision. We can help you at any stage of the planning process to design

an exclusive decor package!

Monday – Friday
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Saturday
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Closed Tuesday

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