Wedding Director 101 Training Info & Registration

Join us for this one-day program that will immerse you into all you will need to know to successfully direct a wedding, and lead a team of vendors to ultimately execute a successful event. This affordable training will give you the confidence and ground work you need to become a Wedding Director!

I learned from the best.
I learned from the best.

Join us for this one-day program that will immerse you into all you will need to know to successfully direct a wedding, and lead a team of vendors to ultimately execute a successful event. This affordable training will give you the confidence and ground work you need to become a Wedding Director!

Dawn Schenkel
katy pena - Premier W.E.D.

Meet Your Instructors:

  • Dawn Schenkel is a 25-year veteran in the event industry who created and built a successful wedding/event planning business. She is also known for starting the most successful event internship program in Nashville’s market. After retiring from Premier W.E.D. in 2024, she continues to own her Christmas installation and home interiors company, DS Design Firm, and enjoys teaching others about succeeding in the competitive event world.
  • Katy Peña is the new owner and chief planner of Premier W.E.D. Taking over where Dawn left off she is bringing her fresh ideas and approach to Nashville’s wedding and event industry. A graduate of the Massey College of Business at Belmont University and former planner of Premier W.E.D., Katy has shown how a love and passion for how your work can turn a dream into a memorable reality!
I learned from the best.

Dawn provides real life applicable knowledge on how to direct a wedding from her 20 plus years in the industry. What she can teach you is truly priceless and without a doubt helped me solidify my position in the Nashville event industry — Tyler Rudesheim, Musicians Hall of Fame Museum and Event Center

This training is perfect for:

  • 18 years old and up
  • Anyone looking to pick up hours on the weekends
  • Anyone who has been asked to help with a friend or relative’s wedding
  • Anyone who might want to volunteer at their church
  • Anyone looking to work for a venue
  • Anyone interested in working for a planning firm
wedding director 101 - Premier W.E.D.

It’s all in the details:

Date: Sunday, March 24th, 2024
Time: 9am-5pm

Location:

Thompson Hotels
Thompson Nashville | See Map
(401 11th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203)

$300 Early Registration (before February 15th)

$350 Registration Fee (after February 15th)

Inclusions:

  • “I learned from the best” bag of swag
  • Study booklet for future reference
  • Shadowing experience of one of Premier W.E.D.’s weddings

Parking Options

  • On-site parking available
  • Dress code is business casual
  • Limited to 12 registrants
I learned from the best.

This training is perfect for:

  • 18 years old and up
  • Anyone looking to pick up hours on the weekends
  • Anyone who has been asked to help with a friend or relative’s wedding
  • Anyone who might want to volunteer at their church
  • Anyone looking to work for a venue
  • Anyone interested in working for a planning firm
wedding director 101 - Premier W.E.D.

Dawn provides real life applicable knowledge on how to direct a wedding from her 20 plus years in the industry. What she can teach you is truly priceless and without a doubt helped me solidify my position in the Nashville event industry — Tyler Rudesheim, Musicians Hall of Fame Museum and Event Center

It’s all in the details:

Date: Sunday, March 24th, 2024
Time: 9am-5pm

Location:

Thompson Hotels
Thompson Nashville | See Map
(401 11th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203)

$300 Early Registration (before February 15th)

$350 Registration Fee (after February 15th)

Inclusions:

  • “I learned from the best” bag of swag
  • Study booklet for future reference
  • Shadowing experience of one of Premier W.E.D.’s weddings

Parking Options

  • On-site parking available
  • Dress code is business casual
  • Limited to 12 registrants

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Contact Information

Email: info@premierwed.com
Office Phone: (417) 529-7739