Richmond, VA, September 24, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Over 500 wedding professionals from around the world have completed the world's only gay wedding certification course, presented by the 14 Stories Gay Wedding Institute (GWI). To date, course graduates have come from 13 countries and nearly every US state. This intensive course will be offered again in Richmond, VA on Wednesday, October 8, 2014.
This groundbreaking GWI certification course is open to everyone in the wedding and hospitality industry. This course digs deep into data, trends, traditions, laws, marketing and much more that affects same-sex weddings. Participants learn how and why LGBT weddings are different to straight weddings. They complete practical, useful homework that directly relates to their day to day business. Graduates receive a badge for their website and a certificate in the mail.
In 2004, Forbes Magazine reported that legalizing same-sex marriage would boost the wedding market by $16.8 billion per year. With the number of LGBT weddings set to skyrocket over the next decade, there are many ways for companies to generate revenue from this market segment. It’s critical to understand the lucrative, emerging same-sex wedding market. No matter your political position - gay weddings are good for business.
Space is limited for the Gay Wedding Institute certification course. To register or for more information, visit www.GayWeddingInstitute.com/Richmond.