Tag: weddings

How Covid-19 is hurting the events planning industry

One of the industries who are reeling the impact of the Covid-19 lock-down regulations globally is event planning, as they rely on physical interaction to convene their business. Weddings, corporate functions and birthday celebrations have been non-existent over the past few months and joining CNBC Africa to unpack the industry impact is Karen Short, Founder, By Word of Mouth.

Opportunities for African entrepreneurs in Africa’s booming wedding industry

It's no secret that weddings are a big business worldwide. From diamonds, to dresses, to all the elements of event planning, this rite of passage can rack up pretty big bills. Joining CNBC Africa is Brenda Nyakira, Founder, East African Wedding Show the first large scale wedding trade show in Rwanda, to discuss how entrepreneurs are taking advantage of this booming market.