WEDology Coffee & Conversation (Brunch Edition)
Nov
10
11:00 AM11:00

WEDology Coffee & Conversation (Brunch Edition)

Desireé Dent, the President and Lead Planner of Dejanae Events has been a wedding industry professional for over 18 years. As the instructor of Triton Community College and Waubonsee Community College's wedding & event planning certification courses, she's passionate about educating men and women on the "real deal" behind being a professional wedding & event planner.

Desireé is opening up the doors of her Hyde Park office once again for some good 'ol Coffee and Conversation BUT this time with Brunch to discuss business goals, challenges and trials that plague new and aspiring wedding and event professionals. In this laid-back environment, we will discuss the 2019 business year:

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  • Goal Setting for the 2019 Wedding & Event Season + Vision Board Creation

  • Planning out your 2019 marketing strategy and dollars

  • Creating a 2019 social media plan for your business

***Please note, registration fees are non-refundable. No recording or broadcasting of this event allowed.***

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See what people are saying about WEDologyEDU Training Sessions:

"The seminar exceeded my expectations (which were high to begin with). I found the information extremely useful, the interaction to be intimate and fun, and the event was both inspiring and empowering!" ~ Nicole S.

"Desiree was so welcoming of questions and never made you feel that your question was not bright!" ~ Shari S.

"I absolutely loved this seminar and I am walking away with so much knowledge in the wedding and event planning industry. Perfect and professional!" ~Denise M.

"I learned a lot of wonderful insight to the wedding and events industry especially from a business perspective. I am so excited to apply these things to my future career" ~Kaitlin C.

"Awesome seminar! I learned a lot, more that your typical seminar. This answered so many questions that I've had for awhile." ~Latoya S.

FAQs:
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
The Metra train is 2 blocks from the Dejanae Events office entrance.
Harper Court Parking Garage is approximately 2 blocks away.
Street parking is also available.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
The organizer, Desireé, can be contacted at Desiree@DejanaeEvents.com with questions.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Unfortunately, your ticket is non-transferrable.

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WEDology Coffee & Conversation Pt. 2
May
19
9:30 AM09:30

WEDology Coffee & Conversation Pt. 2

Desireé Dent, the President and Lead Planner of Dejanae Events has been a wedding industry professional for over 18 years. As the instructor of Triton Community College and Waubonsee Community College's wedding & event planning certification courses, she's passionate about educating men and women on the "real deal" behind being a professional wedding & event planner.

Desireé is opening up the doors of her Hyde Park office once again for some good 'ol Coffee and Conversation - Pt. 2 to discuss those pressing questions, challenges and trials that plague new and aspiring wedding and event planners. In this laid-back environment, we will discuss these new topics:

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  • Wedding & event contract "must haves"

  • How to define your marketing strategy

  • Setting attainable business goals

  • Advertising do's and don'ts

***Please note, registration fees are non-refundable. No recording or broadcasting of this event allowed.***

See what people are saying about WEDologyEDU Training Sessions:

"The seminar exceeded my expectations (which were high to begin with). I found the information extremely useful, the interaction to be intimate and fun, and the event was both inspiring and empowering!" ~ Nicole S.

"Desiree was so welcoming of questions and never made you feel that your question was not bright!" ~ Shari S.

"I absolutely loved this seminar and I am walking away with so much knowledge in the wedding and event planning industry. Perfect and professional!" ~Denise M.

"I learned a lot of wonderful insight to the wedding and events industry especially from a business perspective. I am so excited to apply these things to my future career" ~Kaitlin C.

"Awesome seminar! I learned a lot, more tha your typical seminar. This answered so many questions that I've had for awhile." ~Latoya S.

FAQs:
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
The Metra train is 2 blocks from the Dejanae Events office entrance.
Harper Court Parking Garage is approximately 2 blocks away.
Street parking is also available.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
The organizer, Desireé, can be contacted at Desiree@DejanaeEvents.com with questions.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Unfortunately, your ticket is non-transferrable.

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WEDology Coffee & Conversation
Jan
27
10:00 AM10:00

WEDology Coffee & Conversation

Desireé Dent, the President and Lead Planner of Dejanae Events has been a wedding industry professional for over 17 years. As the instructor of Triton Community College's wedding & event planning certification course, she's passionate about educating men and women on the "real deal" behind being a professional wedding & event planner.

Desireé is opening up the doors of her Hyde Park office for some good 'ol Coffee and Conversation to discuss those pressing questions, challenges and trials that plague new and aspiring wedding and event planners.  In this laid-back environment, we will discuss:

  • Day-to-day operations of a new entrepreneur and planning your "corporate" exit strategy

  • How to connect with vendors that represent your brand

  • Why styled shoots are important to your portfolio

  • Must have techniques when using social media

  • How to get the attention of your ideal client

***Please note, registration fees are non-refundable. No recording or broadcasting of this event allowed.***

FAQs:
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
The Metra train is 2 blocks from the Dejanae Events office entrance.
Harper Court Parking Garage is approximately 2 blocks away.
Street parking is also available.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
The organizer, Desireé, can be contacted at Desiree@DejanaeEvents.com with questions.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Unfortunately, your ticket is non-transferrable.

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WEDologyEDU 2.0 - Winter 2017
Feb
4
10:00 AM10:00

WEDologyEDU 2.0 - Winter 2017

Desireé Dent, the President and Lead Planner of Dejanae Events has been a wedding industry professional for over 16 years. As the instructor of the wedding and event planning certification course at Triton Community College, she's passionate about educating men and women on the "real deal" behind being a professional wedding & event planner.

While in the midst of authoring WEDology Notebook: For The Budget-Chic Bride, Desireé developed a training workshop for those men and women aspiring to become or who would like additional bsuiness training from an award winning wedding & event planner.

***Class size is limited for more interaction with attendees. Register early to ensure your space. Payment plans available.

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Workshop topics include:

  • Defining the role of a wedding/event planner and the various hats they wear

  • The potential client approach and initial meeting Dejanae Events style (morning)

  • Contracts and how to receive compensation (morning)

  • Who's your ideal client

  • Marketing efforts and public relations for your wedding/event business

Registration includes:

  • A binder copy of WEDologyEDU: For The Savvy Planner - 2.0.

  • Training Certificate for hours attended for all attendees.

  • A delicious lunch and dessert.

  • UPDATED planning worksheets to get your business moving in the right direction for all attendees.

  • BONUS 1-hour mentoring session with Desireé to be held in February or March 2017.

***Please note, registration fees are non-refundable. No recording or broadcasting of this event allowed.***
 

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WEDologyEDU - Winter 2016
Feb
6
10:00 AM10:00

WEDologyEDU - Winter 2016

While in the midst of authoring WEDology Notebook: For The Budget-Chic Bride, Desiree developed a training seminar for those men and women aspiring to become or who would like additional training from an award winning wedding & event planner.

***Class size is limited for more interaction with attendees. Register early and quickly to ensure your space. Payment plans available.

For registration, click here.

Topics below are included for Full Day Experience. Half day session topics are noted:

  • Defining the role of a wedding/event planner and the various hats they wear (morning)
  • Discussing the logistics of how to turn your passion into a profitable business (morning)
  • The potential client approach and initial meeting Dejanae Events style (morning)
  • Contracts and how to receive compensation (morning)
  • Who's your ideal client (afternoon)
  • Marketing efforts and public relations for your wedding/event business (afternoon)
  • Benefits of social media and blogging for your business (afternoon)
  • Expanding your wedding/event business offerings for more revenue (afternoon)


Registration includes:

Continental Breakfast (from 9:30am-10:00am) and the first session will begin promptly at 10:00am. For Full Day attendees and Morning Only attendees.

A delicious lunch and dessert. For Full Day Attendees ONLY.

A binder copy of WEDologyEDU: For The Savvy Planner. For Full Day attendees and Morning Only attendees.

Training Certificate for hours attended for all attendees.

UPDATED planning worksheets to get your business moving in the right direction for all attendees.

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