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Weddings and Cinderella Dreams

Monday, February 27, 2012

Event planners have to be on top of their game when planning glitzy weddings

Richmond, BC - March 19, 2010 - Many brides have been dreaming of their wedding day their entire lives and, for some, to achieve their ultimate wedding, many corners must be cut and decisions made to figure out what is truly feasible within their budget. However, this may not be true for every couple.

When approached by a client whose dreams are as unlimited as their budget, don't forget to take a large notepad and calendar to meetings, because this is the time when things might get confusing. Visions of grandiose chandeliers hanging from the ceiling, a six-tiered cake covered in sugared flowers, white orchids dancing in large glass pillar vases that sit atop organza table runners that match perfectly with the seat covers on the Chiavari chairs. Some clients have high expectations for their wedding planner. Culinary creations from Mr. Wolfgang Puck or Rob Feenie might even make it onto their list of must-haves.

To liken a lavish wedding to a play, assume that there will be many more "actors" taking part in order to make the couples dreams come true. From florists and bakers, to decorators and a skilled lighting design crew, it will take a lot of organization and patience to pull the ultimate glitzy wedding day together. 

When planning a large budget wedding, leave time to work out a detailed schedule of events and decide if extra hands will be needed. Lavish weddings are all about the experience, the drama and intrigue that guests will walk away from and never forget. 

There may not be a red carpet, but after all the details are in place, the bride and groom will no doubt feel like celebrities, complete with paparazzi!

Interested in a wedding planning or party planning career? CDI's Event Coordinator and Management program is a great place to start!

October 3, 2016

CDI College Raises Over $4,200 for the Heart & Stroke Foundation

VANCOUVER, BC – October 3, 2016 – In honour of World Heart Day on September 29, CDI College spent the month of September raising money and awareness for cardiovascular health. Over $4,200 has been raised by our campuses nationwide. All proceeds will...Read More

August 23, 2016

ECEBC Announces New Student Bursary Program for Fall 2016

VANCOUVER, BC - August 23, 2016 - Early Childhood Educators of BC (ECEBC) has recently announced the launch of a new Student Bursary Program for new applicants this fall! For the semester of Fall 2016 (September - December), all students registered...Read More

August 18, 2016

You’re Invited to CDI College’s National Open House

Join us on Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 6-8pm to discover the path to your new career! CDI College is hosting open houses on Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 6-8pm at each of our campuses across Canada. Whether you’re in British Columbia, Alberta,...Read More

June 8, 2016

CDI College Congratulates Dental Assisting Grads on NDAEB Exam Success

CDI College's Dental Assisting Grads Score Higher Than National Average VANCOUVER, BC – June 8, 2016 – Congratulations to CDI College's Dental Assisting students from the Burnaby , Surrey , and Victoria campuses for not only achieving exceptional pa...Read More

May 3, 2016

CDI College Raises Over $6,100 at Walk so Kids Can Talk presented by BMO on May 1st, 2016

VANCOUVER, BC – May 3, 2016 – This weekend, CDI College's campuses nationwide participated in the Walk so Kids Can Talk presented by BMO, raising over $6,100 for the Kids Help Phone. On Sunday, May 1st, 2016, CDI College's campuses across Canada too...Read More

March 3, 2016

CDI College Raises Over $3,400 for Pink Shirt Day Fundraiser

VANCOUVER, BC – March 3, 2016 – Last week, CDI College campuses across the country raised over $3,400 at the Pink Shirt Day fundraiser, in support of CKNW Orphan’s Fund and Fondation Jasmin Roy’s anti-bullying initiatives. CDI College has always...Read More

February 22, 2016

CDI College Launches Pink Shirt Day Fundraiser to Support an End to Bullying

Vancouver, BC – February 22, 2016 – In support of Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, CDI College is encouraging all its staff, students, and everyone nationwide to wear pink to show support for anti-bullying programs across the count...Read More

February 10, 2016

Veterinary Assistant Info Session

Richmond, BC - February 10, 2016 - Start your path to a fun, playful, and exciting career as a veterinary assistant! How? Stop by CDI College’s Richmond campus on Saturday, February 20 from 10am – 12pm to learn more! Embrace your love for anima...Read More

February 10, 2016

Congratulations to the Abbotsford Graduates of 2016!

Abbotsford, BC - February 10, 2016 - Staff and students from CDI College's Abbotsford campus will celebrate the latest group of graduates at the spring graduation ceremony on Saturday, February 27,2016 from 1-3pm at the Cascade Community Church. The...Read More

February 9, 2016

CDI College's Burnaby and Surrey Dental Assisting Students Achieve 100% Passing Rates on NDAEB Exam

Burnaby & Surrey, BC – February 9, 2016 – Dental Assisting students from CDI College’s Burnaby and Surrey campuses should give themselves a pat on the back for achieving a 100% passing rate at this year’s National Dental Assisting Examining Boar...Read More