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Wedding Industry

Laurie Hartwell is the founder & CEO of the Certified Wedding Planner Society and has 30 years of experience in the wedding industry. Her speaking/teaching style is a combination of inspiration and storytelling with a hint of humor. With expertise and experience covering a variety of topics, audiences leave her talks entertained and inspired. Learn more about their speaking topics.

Here are a additional details about Laurie: 

  • Founder and CEO of the Certified Wedding Planner Society (CWP Society)

  • CWP Society is the world's largest membership of Certified Wedding Planners and Certified Wedding Venue Professionals

  • Speaker for several national industry companies including WeddingWire, The Knot, Aisle Planner, Timeline Genius, Wedding MBA, and many more

  • 30 years of experience in the wedding/event industry

  • Planned thousands of weddings for celebrities, elite clientele, and everyday people

  • Winner of several industry awards 


Let Laurie Hartwell help you deliver great content that will have attendees ready to take action. She will generate impactful buzz with a talk that will be completely customized for you and your audience.

She has been a speak for the following: The Knot; WeddingWire; Wedding MBA; Allseated; Aisle Planner; Aisle Academy, Timeline Genius; Behind the Veil, She Creates Business; Wedding Industry Insider; Real World Talks Podcast; The Wedding Report; Universities; and so many more!


Even if you have been in the wedding planning industry for years, Laurie gives a fabulous educational refresher and also offers some new insights. You can genuinely tell that Laurie Hartwell cares about furthering the education of many and bettering the quality of wedding professionals as a whole.

Sarah Farthing

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