There are lots of business opportunities to help people make their wedding day a success. Here are some ideas to get you started:


Wedding planner
Wedding planners are hired by couples to help them organise and plan their wedding day or civil partnership celebration. Their services typically include consulting with couples and assisting them to plan their weddings, and sourcing and booking suppliers such as photographers, caterers, venue-decoration services, transport and entertainment. Find out more >
Bridalwear retailer
Bridalwear retailers supply wedding dresses and bridesmaids’ dresses, as well as bridal accessories such as shoes, veils, tiaras and jewellery. Some bridalwear retailers also supply garments and accessories for the mother of the bride. Find out more >
An independent retail florist produces and supplies a range of cut flowers, bouquets, flower arrangements and wreaths. They supply consumers from traditional shop premises, market stalls and online. Find out more >
Wedding favour maker
Wedding favour makers design and produce table gifts, including chocolates, sugared almonds, coasters, photo frames, soap and small ornaments, which are presented at wedding receptions. They also make and sell presentation cases, tins, boxes and bags. Find out more >
DJ and mobile disco service
DJ and mobile disco services provide music and related entertainment at parties, wedding receptions, school proms and corporate events. This typically involves setting up their own professional equipment such as mixers, decks and turntables, selecting and playing tracks that are suitable for the occasion, and acting as a compere. Find out more >