AED | Accredited Event Designer
Our signature program! Learn how to execute stunning backdrop drapings, table decor, ceiling drapings, ceremony structures & more! Offered both in-class or online, our 24-lessons will prepare you for a career in the wedding & event business or to launch your own event design business. Join over 1,000 graduates and become an Accredited Event Designer today!
Our Course Structure is focused on building your skills over 4-days of hands-on education and 1 day of business education. The skills learned throughout the course will be invaluable to you as an event designer and will teach you the most efficient way to achieved a desired look or feel. The business day will provide you with a how-to on how to launch & run a successful event business.
- Day 1: Backdrops
- Day 2: Ceilings
- Day 3: Tabletop Decor
- Day 4: Ceremony
- Online Running a Business
- Online Resources
How Our Course Works
- Step #1: Choose Your Location
- Step #2: Get Excited
- Step #3: Join us for 4 Amazing Days
- Step #4: Learn Industry Techniques
- Step #5: Execute Your Own Designs
- Step #6: Get Accredited
Grow your business and be recognized as a top designer in your area with an A.E.D Certification!Once you’ve completed our program, either in-class or online, you’ll be awarded our Accredited Event Designer seal – which will lend to your credibility as a top designer in your industry.
You will leave this workshop with extensive new design skills and a full portfolio of images to use for social media and marketing of these high end designs. So come in style on the second day so you can capture all the hard work.
AED | Accredited Event Designer
The Accredited Event Designers is IWED's most popular course. Learn the tips, tricks and techniques used by industry leaders in wedding and event draping design. This 4-day course has transformed the lives of thousands of professional designers. You could spend thousands of hours on YouTube learning these techniques without hands-on experience, or you can learn the smart, affordable and professional way by joining IWED at a city near you.
This Course Includes:
- 4-Days of Hands-on Draping Design and Professional Guidance.
- Access to the IWED Network of event professionals and on-going resources.
- An insider look at best practices for creating high-value events and gaining dream clients.
- All materials & equipment included - just bring your camera and start building your portfolio!
- Ongoing resources to help launch your business and start earning revenue
- Access to our online campus as well as in person training
" I spent so much time wanting to start my career. Asking friends and family if I should do it. Finally I took a chance and joined IWED when they came to my city. My life is TOTALLY different now as I spend all of my time designing the most gorgeous events. The look on my clients faces says it all. I can't imagine doing anything else."
LEARN BY DOING. OUR CURRICULUM IS 100% HANDS-ON LEARNING
Our curriculum is taught by industry experts who show you the right way to execute magazine-cover worthy designs.
Post-demonstration you work with the instructors and the rest of the group to build out the various elements of the event, from reception to ceremony & more.
Afterwards there is an open discussion and Q&A on the design elements, techniques and tools used during the execution portion.
We do this for every stage of the event, so you can understand how designers pull off top-tier events for luxury hotels and celebrity clientelle.
LOVED BY STUDENTS
It was totally amazing. I mean it was so incredible, something to
just die for, the experience that we got, everything that we saw, the
hands on aspect – it was just amazing. I can do a whole lot now – top