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2-Minute Mindmap: Professional Wedding Guest by Nheeda Enriquez
May 18, 2009, 2:38 pm
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guest2I’m back in Charlotte after attending another set of weddings (3 in a week!)  And while all of them were fun, I’ve had time to consider a career as a Professional Wedding Guest.  The wedding industry has always been a showcase of new ideas, so that’s the topic of today’s 2-Minute MindMap (2MMM = my combo of brainstorm + blast of things I’ve seen  recently.   I use these to demonstrate the fun of lateral thinking.)  

You have unique needs when you attend a lot of weddings.  What can you build a product or service around?

  • A name change service for new brides makes a nice shower gift.
  • Hire guests if you don’t have enough friends and want to impress others.
  • An intentional area for professional photos where the bride & groom can also greet each guest.  Purchase photos like you would at a cruise instead of favors.
  • Dancing lessons for the guests at the rehearsal dinner.

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