Wedding Planner Workshop

YouR Top Choice in wedding planner education

Being a wedding planner can be hugely gratifying - happy couples, smiling faces, and all of the beautiful things. But, it can also be a challenge if you’re going at it alone. That’s why we started LVL Academy. To help planners connect with each other and learn from other professionals, all while working to elevate the future of the wedding industry together!

 Join us for one of our 2019 in-person wedding planner workshops - 3 days of panels, hand-on learning, networking, and the inspiration you need to elevate your own career as a successful wedding planner.

2-Day SUmmer June 7th-8th in winston-salem, nc

3-Day Fall November 12th, 13th & 14th ORANGE COUNTY, CA

*Summer workshop pricing updates! Register yourself for $1,700 and then another team member for just $500.


LVL Academy is a hands-on, luxury wedding planner workshop for people who want to learn wedding planning fundamentals and best practices - regardless of the stage of their career.

Or, as we like to say - LVL Academy is everything we know about wedding planning packed into just a few days!

Meet Your Instructors

Lindsay Longacre and Heather Hoesch

  • 25 years combined experience and over 1,500 weddings planned

  • 10 years of growing and running a wedding planning business servicing local and destination locations

  • Have spent 7 years developing and teaching the academy curriculum

  • Have taught and mentored 100+ planners and academy graduates


the LVL ACademy

Wedding Planner Workshop Experience

You Can't learn this stuff in school

But you can learn it here, from honest and experienced planners who truly want you to succeed. From learning how to book weddings and create planning and coordination packages to styling and tabletop how to's, you'll learn everything you need to build your career as a professional wedding planner with a strong foundation!


Here's Just Some of What You'll Learn

  • The difference between wedding planning and coordination

  • How to develop your packages and price your services

  • How to manage a wedding budget

  • Ways to streamline your workflow and systems with Honeybook and Aisle Planner

  • How to create perfect timelines, confirm vendors, and run rehearsals

  • How to style for detail shots and social media

  • The art of mastering the floral mock up, rentals, linens, and lighting

  • How to tie a tie, make a boutonniere, and cut a wedding cake

  • Hand lettering class with All She Wrote Notes (at our summer workshop)

  • How to communicate your creative ideas to clients with The Sketchbook Series (at our fall workshop)

Is LVL Academy for You?


“I totally need this! How DO I reserve my seat?”

Everything we've learned from planning over 1,500 weddings is included in the curriculum for LVL Academy. We’re excited to meet you, connect you with other planners as well as some of the wedding industry’s best professionals!

Our Academies sell out, so put your name on one of them today!

There are two ways to tell us you’re coming. You can pay for your seat in full (and save some cash) or you can pay in installments. Click through to the Academy shop reserve your seat.


 Here's What's Included

  • 28 hours of lectures, panels, and hands-on instruction

  • Face time with wedding industry leaders

  • Resources and tools to get you started

  • All of our templates in the shop (sales, service packages, and client onboarding)

  • A professional headshot

  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner for all 3 days along with lots of coffee and snacks

  • Lifetime access to The Planner Life Community private Facebook group

  • Certificate of completion and graduate badge for website


our Class of Most Recent Academy Grads!


Our in-person workshops only happen twice a year!

Make 2019 a year of personal and professional growth. Reserve your seat for LVL Academy today!

Questions?  Contact academy@lvlevents.com 


Thank you to Our Sponsors!