The Institute of Wedding and Event Design (IWED) is North America’s premier hands-on training and certification course for professional event designers and decorators. The teaching staff travels to cities across North America working with both beginners and professionals in the event industry.
IWED’s curriculum is designed to provide the necessary tools and knowledge for designing, installing, and managing events of any size. IWED specializes in educating students on how to become a full-service wedding and event professional, with an emphasis on the physical technique to achieving beautifully created events. Becoming an Accredited Event Designer (AED) will help take your professional career to the next level!
Who Should Attend IWED?
IWED courses are designed to fit the needs of novice level designers and decorators, as well as experienced professionals. Novice level professionals will be able to acquire industry experience that would otherwise take years to obtain. Existing veterans will develop new skill sets, strategies, and knowledge to increase and expand productivity and profitability; which will allow for success. Our class sizes and hands-on approach allow for individualized instruction and attention.
Why Attend IWED?
Whether you want to find a job in the event industry, start a new event company or generate higher profits with your existing company; IWED is the solution. Our classes allow for personalized, one-on-one instruction that gives our graduates a competitive advantage to the wedding and event industry.
"What I liked most about the course was the hands on experience with instructional and visual demonstrations. It made it easy to comprehend different design concepts."
IWED Graduate - Charlotte Class, 2012
"Thank you! I had an amazing time in Boston. Even though I have had my business for a while, It was so worth it! I would do it all over again!!"
Tina Boucher - Boston Class, 2012
"I truly enjoyed LA Class...for me it was truly rewarding and full filling...I am so glad I came.I met wonderful people on the course.Laura, Jackie and James were just amazing Nicole!I have a decor job in Switzerland on Friday, so I am flying out there tomorrow. My first job after the IWED course, and you can be sure of me putting to use the new techniques and skills I learnt on the course."
Aderonke Olamilokun - LA Class 2012