The Wedding CEO Retreat

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The Wedding CEO Retreat is here!

When I started my business as a wedding planner and designer, too many years ago to mention, I used to attend every educational experience I could find.

At the time, most of these were in the US so it meant quite a big investment from me both in terms of time and money.

But I was like a sponge soaking up as much knowledge as I could.

I met some amazing people, made new connections and often found business opportunities at these events.

But there was always something missing… These conferences were large scale events with no intimacy. I sat in big lecture halls and listened to people speak from large stages.

I was one of many. There were zero opportunities to chat to any of the speakers one-on-one or talk about my own specific challenges in my business.

But probably the thing I found the hardest was the lack of implementation at the end of it all. There was no accountability to implement what I’d learnt.

That’s why after 12 years of being an educator in the wedding industry I’ve created the Wedding CEO Retreat.

It’s official. The date is set so consider yourself invited.

I’m offering 22 amazing wedding CEOs to join me in France to enjoy four days in an intimate environment where they get to work on their business rather than in their business.

The Wedding CEO Retreat 2020

You’ll have the opportunity to really discover your business DNA, breakdown the barriers you’ve put around yourself and your wedding business and give yourself a massive confidence boost.

This is education reimagined.

My goal as the hostess of this retreat is to give you THE MOST AMAZING experience possible.

One where the knowledge you gain is relevant, real and actionable.

This is your time where you get to talk about your business challenges, have those 1:1 conversations, and really feel like you’re being heard.

They’ll be no waiting in line to talk to your retreat mentors or waving your hand wildly and standing up in front of a huge crowd to ask your question, microphone in hand.

The REAL magic happens in the conversations that are had.

In the tête-à-têtes around the pool…

The chats by the fire in your PJs sat in the cognac lounge…

Or the daily mastermind sessions where we dig deep into the psyche of your business…

But the first step is giving yourself permission to make the investment…both in time and money.

I get it, I really do. I’ve been there remember. Making this type of investment is not an easy decision to make. You ask yourself questions such as…

  • How will I afford it?
  • Do I have the time?
  • Am I established enough to do this?
  • Am I ready for something like this?

Trust me I used to say the same thing myself every time I booked yet another flight to LA to attend one of those huge conferences.

Well only you can answer those questions, but the biggest question I always asked myself was could I afford not to attend?

I know many of you struggle with the sheer overwhelm of what to do next in your business.

How to get more clients and fill those diaries.

How to put your prices up and start earning a living from your wedding business.

All of these thoughts are completely natural and normal. But they can also be dealt with.

There’s something very powerful when a group of like-minded creatives gather together.

You come away with clarity, purpose and direction, but most importantly you come away with a tribe of people behind you to help you every step of the way.

They become your cheer squad, you shoulder to cry on and you partners in crime.

As part of the Wedding CEO Retreat I’m including a 3 month mastermind to help you continue to implement what you’ve learnt and to hold you accountable.

Want to know more?

I hope so because I can’t wait to share the details with you and two places have gone already, which is just amazing! ????????????


Early bird registration is now open and you can save £250 by using the code EARLYBIRD

The retreat will take place from 1-3 of October 2020 at the stunning La Vue French manor house where there are not one but two pools, one outside and one inside.

It’s time to get up close and personal with your wedding business and really take it to the next level.

If you have any questions about the retreat or would like to hop on a quick call to chat about it just hit reply and we can get a time in the diary.

I can’t wait to meet you in the flesh in October.

Kylie (Wedding Academy CEO)


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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.