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Certificate in Event Design with Master Designer Claudia Hanlin

April 10 @ 10:00 am - April 14 @ 4:00 pm


This 30-hour Certificate in Event Design Program is for florists, caterers, event planners or anyone planning an event. Students will learn the workflow, fundamentals and best practices to bring a fully-planned event to fruition.

In this simulated project management course, we will show you how to plan an event from start to finish. You will meet your Client, and learn how to create layouts, timelines, and budgets, as well as the elements of design. You will also learn about vendor relations and get to meet real industry professionals.

Students will:

  • Be joined by special guest, industry icon Claudia Hanlin, of the Wedding Library, with over 20 year of event planning experience.
  • Meet your hypothetical client and learn how to ask the right questions
  • Bring home professional industry document binder and other take-aways! 
  • Learn the entire event design and planning process including:
    • Sales & Services
    • Working with vendors & relationships
    • Budgets & Contracts 
    • Event Timelines from
    • Layouts using industry software
    • Style & Design
    • Presentation Tools
    • Vendor relations

Day One: Introduction to the Event Design Process including discussion of sales and services and practice Client Consultations

Day Two: Learning about Vendors, managing budgets, and creating event timelines

Day Three: Creating a Design Plan from mood boards to logistics

Day Four: Tablescaping and Floral Arrangements

Day Five: Meeting with Vendors and Student Presentations










The Certificate in Event Design is a licensed course by the New York State Education Department.  Licensure under the State recognizes the school as a high quality and career oriented school. 

To register for the Certificate in Event Design, purchase the ticket below and someone will reach out to regarding your enrollment forms and any additional information.  

An innovator and entrepreneur at heart, Claudia Hanlin founded The Wedding Library in 2000, revolutionizing the way couples find and hire wedding vendors in the New York market. Claudia has been named a Top Wedding Planner by Martha Stewart Weddings, Brides, Vogue, The Knot and Modern Bride.  She has been awarded numerous honors, including the prestigious Modern Bride Innovator’s Award, five International Special Events Society Big Apple Awards for Design, and The Knot’s Best of New York Wedding Planner.


April 10 @ 10:00 am
April 14 @ 4:00 pm
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253 West 28th Street
253 West 28th Street
NEW YORK CITY, NY 10001 United States
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Certificate in Event Design with Master Designer Claudia Hanlin
$ 3,250.00