ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Celeste Frances Scott -- celebrant, author, keynote speaker Celeste Frances Scott is one of Australia's leading marriage celebrants. From her base on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, Celeste has been privileged to celebrate with hundreds of couples from around the world as they tie the knot each in their own unique way. Celeste has just recently returned from Italy where she was invited to officiate a ceremony on the shore of Lake Maggiorie. Celeste's client list has included high profile identities, including Eva Milic (Channel 9 news presenter), Michael Crocker (State of Origin rugby league player), Pete Timbs (former Big Brother contestant and now radio host at Hot 91 FM), Tony and Melissa Kelly (owners of the award-winning Wine Bar Restaurant, Maroochydore) and Nikki Parkinson (fashion stylist and blogger) Her ability to connect with each bride and groom -- both in the lead up to their wedding and on the day -- has seen her recognised and awarded by her industry and business peers. Celeste has been a finalist in the Australian Bridal Awards (2007, 2008, 2009) and a finalist in the Sunshine Coast Business Women's Network Awards (2003, 2004). She has consistently been voted among the best of the best for quality of service and value for money. The Ten Second Kiss -- Ultimate Dos and Don'ts Before You Say 'I Do' has been written with Celeste's combined 25 years experience working in event planning, media, hospitality and of recent years as one of the Sunshine Coast's most respected marriage celebrants. Celeste spent four years researching and talking to hundreds of couples to discover their best tips for planning a wedding day. She has also been contacted by many new celebrants who, following their initial training, felt in desperate need of more hands on practical guidance. "The number one issue at the top of every couple's mind is the cost of the wedding. The number one issue on a celebrants mind is officiating that wedding in the most professional way possible," said Celeste. "With so many bridal magazines and other publications in the market depicting gorgeous photos and stunning locations, my clients were crying out for a simple, back-to-basics guide which they could use to begin their planning -- with a realistic budget in place. "In 2004 the average wedding cost $34,000. By 2020, this figure will be about $90,000 plus, so it really is essential that we don't lose sight of why a couple is getting married in the first place. Celeste has help couples save money and work out exactly where their wedding budget dollars are best spent, as well as providing a wonderful resource guide for the many new celebrants now working in this field. As one new Celebrant wrote to Celeste... "I received your book today and have read it from cover to cover. This book is a God-send. I feel I am riding on your wealth of experience but more so there are 'little things' in your book which I would never have even thought about as a newly qualified celebrant. It should be compulsory reading for all us 'newbies'. Thanks again." Di Imarisio - Townsville "I am always happy to help any new celebrant provide the best service to thier client. This is important. But more important is helping a couple plan their wedding day -- from the moment the groom pops the question -- and, yes, when following the tips in this book, I guarantee a bridezilla-free wedding day!" More details on The Ten Second Kiss The book will be available at a special discounted price for those attending the Free Information Morning at Cooroy Library.
Weddings - The inside scoop to save time, money & yourselves. For new Brides & New Celebrants.
The New Cooroy Library, Mill Centre, Maple Street, Cooroy (5 mins north of Eumundi)
Planning a Wedding and don't know where to start?
Are you a new Celebrant wanting more information?
Wednesday 1st September 2010 at 10am, come along to a free event hosted by the beautiful new Cooroy Library, Mill Centre, Maple Street Cooroy. Hear the inside scoop by one of Queensland's award winning and leading Marriage Celebrants, Celeste Frances Scott.
Just back from officiating a ceremony on the shores of Lake Maggiore in northern Italy, Celeste will show you how you too can bring your ultimate wedding experience together sharing lots of tips, tricks and techniques to save time, money and lots of bridezilla moments as featured in her recently published book, The Ten Second Kiss: Ultimate do's and don'ts before you say I DO.
This is a free morning commencing at 10am.
Numbers Limited and Bookings are essential by calling Cooroy Library 5454 9011.
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