Featured Student: Jessica Cameron

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Jess, a proud graduate of the Wedding Academy, has successfully completed the Advanced Certificate in Wedding Planning, Design, and Business, as well as the Certificate in Floral Design. Together with her best friend Danni, they have embarked on an exciting journey, establishing “Fide Events,” a Melbourne-based Wedding Planning and Styling service. Their shared passion lies in ensuring their clients can fully enjoy the lead-up to their events, which often come with stress and time constraints. Jess and Danni firmly believe that every client deserves to savor every moment before, during, and after their special occasion, and they are dedicated to making the entire process seamless and professionally executed. Inspired by their background in law, Fide Events derives its name from the legal term “bona fide,” symbolizing their commitment to providing genuine, faithful, and exceptional service to all their clients, while curating elegant, refined, and timeless events.

What course and year did you study at The Wedding Academy? Advanced Certificate in Wedding Planning, Design and Business & Certificate in Floral Design

What was your highlights studying with The Wedding Academy? I am so passionate about weddings and overall industry that I just genuinely enjoyed all of the topics. I loved logging on at night to learn about floral arrangements or a wedding planning timeline! It is just so fun and I cannot wait to use my new skills and knowledge to grow our business.

What is your role now in weddings? Wedding Planner and Stylist

How did you find your course assisted you in your career? I feel like I have good knowledge now of the industry and what is actually required to fulfil my client’s vision

Any advice for aspiring wedding planners or stylists? Just enrol! You will not regret it!

Follow Jessica on Instagram HERE or visit her website at https://fideevents.com.au/


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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.