Build a Thriving Wedding Business with our Workshop

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We are excited to present our first Business Masterclass for the Wedding Industry in Dubai.
The INSPIRE Masterclass brings together insight and advice from leading experts in the wedding industry and beyond all under one roof at the Enchanté Studios in Downtown Dubai on the 30th of March, 2017.
Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to connect with your peers, learn from the experts and be motivated to move your business forwards in 2017.
The day will start with a presentation from Richard Fitzgerald of new media company We Are Augustus on How to Create a Successful Social Media Strategy. We then move onto Joumana El Tarabulsi of Luxury Wedding Planners, Aghareed who will talk to us about Designing an Exceptional Customer Experience.
We’ll then hear from Suzy Pallett who is responsible for producing the Bride Show Dubai and Abu Dhabi and she’ll be presenting on How to Get the Best out of a Bridal Show. Time then to break for lunch provided by our fabulous colleagues at the Courtyart by Marriott.
First up after lunch is Julia Jackle of Creative 971, a digital agency in Dubai who will be sharing her knowledge with us on Creating Compelling Content to Drive More Traffic to your Website. We then move onto Nikki Rutherford of Weddings Online who will be talking to us about Marketing Your Wedding Business.

After another short break it is back for the final presentations of the day with Kylie Carlson the CEO of the International Academy of Wedding and Event Planning who will be talking about A Strategy for Finding Your Ideal Client. The day concludes with a Q&A session with Joelle Clute of My Lovely Wedding Blog and Mennat Al Hammammi of Abu Dhabi based boutique events company Cloud 9 on Styled Shoots and Getting Featured on Blogs.
We finish the day off with cocktails and networking at the fabulous Steigenberger Hotel.


09.00 Registration

09.30 Welcome address

09.45 How to Create a Successful Social Media Strategy with Richard Fitzgerald

10.30 Designing an Exceptional Customer Experience with Joumana El Tarabulsi

11.15 Coffee Break

11.45 How to Get the Best out of a Bridal Show with Suzy Pallett

12.30 Lunch

13.15 Creating Compelling Content to Drive More Traffic with Julia Jackle

14.00 How to Market Your Wedding Business with Nikki Rutherford

14.45 Coffee Break

15.15 A Strategy for Finding Your Ideal Client with Kylie Carlson

16.00 A Q&A with Joelle Clute and Mennat Al Hammammi

17.00 Cocktails at the Steigenberger Hotel

Places are limited for this intimate event and priced at 850AED. This includes; workshop materials and handouts, super cute workbook, lunch, morning and afternoon snacks, networking cocktails plus a packed goody bag to take away. For just 48 hours we are offering an Early Bird price of 700AED.

To get your discount you will need to speak to our course consultant Bonita Carr on +971 (4) 559 5716 and she will process your registration for you.

At the close of the workshop you will be equipped with the knowledge, skills and confidence you need to achieve your business goals in 2017 and beyond.


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David Tutera

Leading Wedding & Entertaining Expert, David Tutera is hailed as an artistic visionary whose ability, uniquely creative talents and outstanding reputation have made him a tremendous success in the lifestyle arena. Tutera has created a name for himself by taking his passion for designing spectacular events and transforming it into a lifestyle.

He continuously exceeds the expected with an unmatched level of inspiration, imagination and innovation to create the latest trends in entertaining. Tutera’s grandfather, a successful florist, first noticed his grandson’s artistic ability at an early age and encouraged David to pursue his destiny. At age 19, with the sound advice of his grandfather and only one client, David opened his own event planning business.

Today, David Tutera presides over an award winning company built from experience, dedication and Tutera’s natural talent for transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. His name has become synonymous with style, elegance, creativity and vision. David Tutera has a natural talent for transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. His name has become synonymous with style, elegance, creativity and vision.

Honored by Life & Style Magazine as “Best Celebrity Wedding Planner,” David’s impressive client list includes Jewel, Star Jones’ wedding, Real Housewife Taylor Armstrong’s wedding, Los Angeles Clippers’ Chris Paul’s wedding, NY Giants Antonio Pierce’s wedding, Shannen Doherty’s wedding and events for Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, Brandy and Ray J, Jenni “JWoww” Farley, Lil’ Kim, the Official Post Grammy Parties in New York City, Elton John, Barbara Walters, the Rolling Stones, Nancy Reagan, Prince Charles, The White House, private events for the Vice President, Kenneth Cole, Tommy Hilfiger, Susan Lucci, The John F. Kennedy Center, as well as countless film premieres and celebrity parties for royalty, politicians and socialites.

Tutera has also designed events for several charities including the Prevent Cancer Foundation, the Alzheimer’s Association, DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids) and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. David has made guest appearances on Today, Extra!, Good Morning America, The View, CNN, The Rachael Ray Show, The Talk, Steve Harvey, Wendy Williams and many more. In addition People, USA Today, In Touch, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, In Style, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Bridal Guide and Town & Country have all featured his work.

Tutera has also made special television appearances in the popular daytime soap, The Young & the Restless and TV Land’s The Exes. David lives in Los Angeles with his husband Joey, daughter Cielo and their rescue dog Lucy.