Breaking into the wedding and event industry demands more than just theoretical knowledge—it requires real-world experience, creativity, preparation, and drive.
That's where Lovegevity comes in. We've already catapulted thousands of aspiring planners into successful careers, spanning more than 40 types of events across 25 countries. Are you next?
CWEP isn’t a course, it’s a comprehensive certification program that includes:
Library of resources & templates for Wedding & Event Planners
Instructor-led and self-study options to fit your schedule and learning style
One-on-one video or phone conference calls with your instructor
Internship opportunities, both paid and unpaid, to gain real-world experience at high-profile events
The Wedding and Event Planning course shows you how to use your creativity to plan successful events and run a profitable business.
With Lovegevity’s CWEP program, you’ll connect with students, graduates and industry professionals, fostering collaborations and friendships that will last well beyond your certification journey.
Each CWEP participant benefits from the support of experts and coaches, providing personalized guidance to help you conquer challenges and seize opportunities.
From event design and vendor selection to budget management, our wedding and event planner curriculum covers all facets of planning, and ensures you're well-prepared to be successful.
Enjoy a WedTech membership that provides ongoing access to all program updates and an ever-expanding library of resources.
free 1 year membership
Lovegevity is a CTE (Career & Technical Education) provider in the wedding, event, and hospitality management education industry for over 25 years with programs in over 2,200 accredited colleges and universities.
World wide recognition
Each module offers a focused look at key areas crucial for your success, covering everything from portfolio building and client acquisition to planning dream weddings.
BUILDING YOUR PROFESSIONAL PORTFOLIO & BUSINESS FOUNDATIONS
Finish the course with a comprehensive portfolio and a deep understanding of business compliance.
MASTERING CLIENT ACQUISITION AND RETENTION
Learn client outreach, engagement, and essential marketing & PR skills to grow your business.
PACKAGING YOUR SERVICES FOR MAXIMUM IMPACT
Learn to craft standout service packages that set you apart from local competitors.
ETIQUETTE AND CULTURAL INTELLIGENCE
Master both traditional & modern etiquettes and understand cultural diversity in planning.
FINANCIALS AND VENDOR MANAGEMENT
Hone your skills in budgeting, vendor selection, & design elements that resonate with event themes.
THE SCIENCE AND ART OF EVENT EXECUTION
Understand the psychology behind event experiences and how to structure them in six key stages.
THE AESTHETICS OF EVENT MANAGEMENT
Gain practical insights into delivering a seamless event through table settings and etiquette.
LEVERAGING TECHNOLOGY FOR EFFICIENCY
Get familiar with industry standard event planning platforms & tech to boost your operational efficiency.
TIMELINE AND DELIVERABLES
Become adept at creating and executing comprehensive event timelines.
BUILDING YOUR DREAM TEAM OF VENDORS
Learn how to build a strong network of local vendors for collaborative success.
CRAFTING THE DREAM WEDDING
Walk through the process of planning, designing, and executing a dream wedding alongside a bridal client.
Pass the exam to earn your certification as a Certified Wedding & Event Planner.
Our program is perfect for motivated and goal-oriented individuals who are ready to jump into the world of event planning, producing, and designing.
Aspiring Event Planners
If you're looking to coordinate weddings, corporate events, or intimate gatherings, our hands-on program provides the tools and mentorship to turn your planning dreams into reality.
Established Business Owners
The CWEP Program can help your existing business adapt & scale, equipping you with the skills to embrace the latest trends and technologies.
Creative Event Designers
For those with a flair for aesthetics and decor, our program offers a specialized curriculum to polish your design skills, enabling you to craft events that are visually breathtaking.
If you're all about orchestrating the logistics and behind-the-scenes aspects of events, the CWEP program can help take your production skills to the next level.
Our program equips you with everything from vendor management skills to design aesthetics, allowing you to confidently make decisions that align with your vision and budget.
Each qualified student participates in a learning experience to identify and help develop an internship experience to meet their educational goals, career objectives, and academic requirement needs.
An internship can be shadowing, a hands-on experience, and in some cases lead to a job. Students also receive academic credit, continuing education units (CEU’s), and a certificate of completion for each learning internship experience.
Certified Wedding & Event Planning
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LWPI’s Master’s Program is the most comprehensive online/hybrid program for anyone serious about a full-time wedding and event planning professional career.
WedTech is a CTE program included with Master Class. It includes hands-on learning labs, workshops, and internship requirements for matriculated students seeking a College or University degree in Hospitality Management, Event Management or Project Management.
Upon graduation, you will receive your Master’s Certification (in addition to your completed certificates for each course), letters of recommendation, and the professional designation as a Certified Master Wedding & Event Professional.