Featured Student: Brookie Nickleson

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Brookie Nickleson, a dedicated student at the Wedding Academy, is currently pursuing a second certification in Wedding, Floral, and Event Design. With a thriving business called Enchanted Weddings and Events LLC, based in the USA, Brookie is well-versed in the art of creating magical wedding experiences and mastering every intricate detail of the planning process.

What course and year did you study at The Wedding Academy? 

Advanced Certification

What was your highlights studying with The Wedding Academy? 

Learning the aspects of how to run a successful business, building an informative and visual website that clients will want to visit. Also how to build my clientele through Social Media.

What is your role now in weddings? 

I am a Wedding Planner and Stylist

How did you find your course assisted you in your career? 

It helped me improve on my experience and knowledge as a Wedding Planner & Stylist in 2023 and the coming years now that the economy is slowly building back after COVID-19.

Any advice for aspiring wedding planners or stylists? 

Never give up on your passion and drive to succeed. If you have the passion, creativity and love for weddings, don’t let anyone stop you from doing it.

Follow Brooke on Instagram HERE, Facebook HERE or visit her website at www.enchantedweddingsandeventsllc.com


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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.