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Gay Wedding Institute Certificate Program - Self Guided Course

Earn the trust and the business of the loyal LGBT wedding market by learning from the experts at the Gay Wedding Institute. Together, we are creating a more equal world. 

We've trained 1000+ wedding and travel pros from 19 countries to be sensitive, trained and ready to passionately serve same-sex couples!

Take it from one of our graduates, Julie Buckley, Just Jules Events

"I have a lot of gay friends and assumed I knew how things worked in the gay community - but I clearly didn't! The course provides you with very useful and important information to help you be successful in the same-sex wedding business. It was engaging, the homework was a good idea and I learned things that I have been able to implement immediately. I need to market to same-sex couples in a much different way than straight couples."

Dates and Times
Register anytime and take the course at your pace. This course is particularly valuable for those who can't take the course live or by webinar.

Covered Topics
* The financial impact of the gay and lesbian wedding market 
* Language and terminology
* Laws that affect same-sex couples
* Differences between straight and gay weddings
* How to be an advocate for your client
* Marketing to engaged same-sex couples
* Same-sex wedding traditions
* and much, much more

What's in it for me?
*Gay Wedding Institute (GWI) certificate badge you can proudly display on your website
*one year listing on MRSter.com and 6 month listing on LGBTweddings.com ($419 total value)
*certificate of completion by email
* your name on the GWI website 
* invitation to a grads-only private Facebook group. 

Do I have to do homework?
Yes!  We will assign practical, useful homework assignments and each participant is required to submit homework in order to complete the program.  The homework will help prepare your business for LGBTQ weddings. 

Is there a test?
Yes, there is a 10 question course completion quiz that you are expected to complete with at least a 70% score.

How long is the course?
There are at least 4.5 hours worth of assorted videos + quizzes and homework. 

Can I rewatch the sessions?
Yes, you can go back through the program as many times as you need to before you complete the program.

How much does it cost?
The cost is $399. The payment is non-refundable but is transferable if you cannot attend but want to send someone else instead.

Is graduation guaranteed?
No, but if you watch the videos, participate in discussion, do your homework, and pass the quiz with at least a 70%, then there's no reason you shouldn't successfully complete the program.

Can my entire staff participate?
Absolutely, but we require each individual to register and participate separately. The certificate is per individual, not per company. This is to avoid a situation where an employee moves onto another company but the original company maintains the certificate, even though no other staff have been trained.

Can you provide the course to my entire hotel/staff and provide a company-wide certificate?
Yes, of course! Please email info {at} gayweddinginstitute {dot} com to discuss.

How do I register? 
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Certificates are granted per individual, not per company/institution.  Payment must be made in full prior to the event and is non-refundable. Payment must be made via credit card or debit card through this website. Prices and terms are subject to change. 14 Stories reserves the right to refuse service or registration to anyone. 14 Stories reserves the right to refuse certificates to registered attendees due to failure to participate. Program may be cancelled due to lack of registration or for any other reason and we'll make every attempt to get you into a new course or webinar. If, for some reason, this doesn't work with your schedule, we will a full refund. This is not an accredited program and it is unaffiliated with any higher education institution.