First for Liverpool based wedding business

Yvonne Bennett

WEDDING Planners Guild UK has become the first wedding business to become an IOEE Academy for the prestigious Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs (IOEE). The unique wedding training initiative, founded by director Yvonne Bennett, is now recognised by the professional body as a UK promoter and provider of specific industry and enterprise related learning. As an official Academy, Wedding Planners Guild UK will work in partnership with the IOEE to deliver on-going support to both students and members of the Guild, by sharing transferable skills and expert knowledge. Yvonne said: “As the only one of its kind in the UK, it’s great to have become an IOEE Academy, whereby Wedding Planners Guild UK will play an active role in supporting various enterprises drive their businesses forward. It gives me a great sense of pride to have the opportunity to connect with such prominent and reputable professionals with similar business interests. “I am also delighted to be awarded the status of Member of the IOEE (MIOEE) and join more than 30,000 high calibre members from across the enterprise spectrum, including students who are yet to set up their businesses together with entrepreneurs in the early stages of business development” The Wedding Planners Guild UK is a training program for wedding planners that aims to bring new standards to the industry to ensure professionalism and regulation. The courses are available to both individuals who are eager to embark on their career and gain a prestigious qualification, together with established businesses such as hotels and event spaces, which are looking to expand their team’s skillset in expert wedding planning. Through their affiliation with the institute, Wedding Planners Guild UK are able to deliver a range of WPGUK qualifications and learning programs that are recognised by the IOEE, whereby students will not only receive a one year’s free membership to the Wedding Planners Guild UK but also will bevgranted one year’s free Student IOEE membership. Yvonne added: “Wedding Planners Guild UK shares the vision, goals and values of the IOEE in supporting and developing entrepreneurship. “As an entrepreneur, for me it’s about not only growing and developing my own brand, but helping others in the process. With this in mind, it’s fantastic to have formed a strong relationship with the IOEE and to have become a part of widening and strengthening entrepreneurship.” For more information about Wedding Planners Guild UK visit www.weddingplannersguilduk.com