Media Opinion About Event Management

MARRIAGE TOO IS A BUSINESS
Published In : Rajasthan Plus (Times of India)

Making arrangements for any celebration is exhaustive enough to fade away the jovial mood. And when it comes to marriage, the most elaborated celebrations in Indians, there takes place last minute arrangements, which leaves no room to enjoy But a well planned marriage can be a solution and here comes the wedding planner who could be the answer to all your worries. Coming up as a hot and rewarding career, wedding planning gives one the liberty to be his/her own boss. With more than 2.5 million weddings taking place in India alone in 2005, there are more opportunities for one to become a wedding planner than ever before. According to the Association of Bridal Consultants, the percentage of couples using wedding planners has doubled in the past three years, from seven per cent to 15 percent.



A WEDDING CONSULTANT SHOULD HAVE:

• A creative bent of mind
• Business acumen
• Clear and complete understanding of the wedding industry
• A degree in Event Management



JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES.......

From mehndi to vidaai a wedding planner plays a significant role. Earlier a wedding coordinator handled mostly the booking of venues, caterers, florists, musicians, etc. Over the years other services like style, coordination, etiquette, customised and theme based decoration, wedding day assistance etc have become common. A wedding planner's presence can be felt at other wedding-related business, like flower arrangement, retail sales (trousseau, accessories, invitations, etc.), photography and catering.



REQUIRED SKILLS.......

• Patience to handle last minute urgencies and arrangements
• Good negotiating skills
• Awareness about the latest trends
• Strong PR and interpersonal skills
• Knowledge about customs and traditions
• Aesthetic sense
• Well organized



TRAINING GROUND...

Event management course is a key for becoming wedding planner. Diploma, postgraduate diploma courses for event management can be pursued by undergraduates and graduates on a part-time basis for a period of one year.

Institute that offer event management courses is National Academy of Event Management and Development (NAEMD).

NAEMD sends students for practical training to the much talked about weddings across India. The academy students are placed in best wedding management companies like Platinum Events, Red Events, Bumako Events etc.



SALARY RANGE.......

Consulting fees depend a lot on both talents and services, and the local market. However, on an average it is at least 10 to 15 per cent of the total budget which is charged as management fees.



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About NAEMD & Its Achievements

  • NAEMD is Asia’s First Institute to offer High Quality Education with Recognised University Degree & Diploma courses in Event Management & Public Relations (PR).
  • LIMCA Book of Records has Awarded NAEMD as "ASIA’S FIRST & BEST INSTITUTE" to offer University recognised Degree & Diploma courses in Event Management & PR.
  • NAEMD conferred as the "BEST INSTITUTE FOR EVENT MANAGEMENT" at “ASIA EDUCATION SUMMIT” 2016 & 2015 and at "INDIA EDUCATION EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2013 & 2014" by Time Research.
  • International Association / Memberships of ISES, IAEE, IFEA.
  • The Degree & Diploma courses are Recognized by Bharathiar University (State Government University of Coimbatore, Re Accredited by NAAC with “A” Grade)
  • National Academy of Event Management & Development an incredibly specialized Event Management Educator, has been offering its services to the Industry for more than a decade now.
  • NAEMD's dedicated Research Team has very meticulously designed the Courses that are competent enough for a 360 degree Development of the students.
  • The Subjects and the detailed Content of every Course offered by NAEMD are very finely prepared with due consultation from the respected personalities of the Event & Entertainment Industry.
  • Event Management Course encompasses in-depth studies on Advertising, Brand Management, Media Management, Tourism Marketing & PR with special Aspects to Event Management.
  • Special Workshops on Wedding Planning, Live Events, MICE, Sports Events, Cyber Ethics & Digital Media Marketing.
  • NAEMD has a Renowned and Experienced Team of Core and Visiting Faculty from the Industry & Management Colleges.

Event Management Courses by NAEMD

MBA IN EVENT MANAGEMENT & PR

Duration: 2 Years Full Time
Eligibility: Graduate from any stream.
Classes: 3 to 5 days a week

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BBA IN EVENT MANAGEMENT & PR

Duration: 3 Years - Full Time
Eligibility: HSC (10+2) from any stream
Classes: 3 to 5 days a week

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PG DIPLOMA IN ASPECTS OF MEDIA, MARKETING & EVENTS (PGDAME)

Duration: 1 Year - Full Time
Eligibility: Graduate from any stream
Classes: 3 to 5 days a week

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DIPLOMA IN ASPECTS OF MEDIA, MARKETING & EVENTS (DAME)

Duration: 1 Year - Full Time
Eligibility: HSC (10+2) from any stream
Classes: 3 to 5 days a week

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PG DIPLOMA IN EVENT MANAGEMENT (PGDEM)

Duration: 1 Year - Part Time
Eligibility: Graduate from any stream
Classes: 3 days a week

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DIPLOMA IN EVENT MANAGEMENT (DEM)

Duration: 1 Year - Part Time
Eligibility: HSC (10+2) from any stream
Classes: 3 days a week

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NAEMD Centres at

Ahmedabad

NAEMD Ahmedabad, G - 24, Samudra Complex,
Near Hotel Klassic Gold,
Off C.G. Road, Navrangpura,
Ahmedabad - 380009

(079) 4006 2928 / 4007 4830

Delhi

NAEMD Delhi,
B2, Sector 4, Main DND Road,
Near HDFC Bank,
Noida - 201301.


(0120) 455 9131 / 455 9132

Jaipur

NAEMD Jaipur, PHD House,
Plot No. G 68 (C), B2 Bypass Rd,
RIICO Industrial Area, Mansarovar,
Jaipur - 302020


(0141) 324 1220 / 324 1121

Mumbai

NAEMD Mumbai, Lords Universal,
Topiwala Marg, Off Station Road,
Goregaon West,
Mumbai - 400062


(022) 6565 6641 / 6565 6642