Speaking Engagements


TrinidadWeddings.com’s Founder and TW Wed Zine magazine’s Editor-in-Chief – Simone Sant-Ghuran, with 20 years’ experience in the wedding and event industry, accepts speaking engagements both locally and internationally.

Simone is available to speak or train groups about:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Magazine publishing
  • Copyright in the event industry
  • Marketing
  • Media strategy and;
  • Wedding planning.

Simone Sant-Ghuran founded Trinidad Weddings in mid 2004.

She holds a BSc. Double Major in Business Management and Sociology, a Post Graduate Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM, UK), a Digital Marketing Essentials certificate (Communications, Advertising & Marketing (CAM) Foundation, UK), a Diploma in Fashion Journalism (UK) and is a Certified Wedding Planner (CWP).

For seven years, Simone was part of the Event Management Faculty at the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business and has trained hundreds of students in Trinidad, Tobago and Guyana. She is still an adjunct Lecturer there in the area of Marketing. She’s also a past Board Member of the Association for Female Executives of Trinidad & Tobago (AFETT)

Simone was nominated by Ernst & Young, for the Entrepreneur of The Year 2015 competition and was a Finalist in the “Business category” for the “National Young Woman of The Year Award” in 2005. In 2013, Simone received a special Award from the Project Management Institute Southern Caribbean Chapter (PMI SCC) in the category “Most Creative Application of Project Management Tools and Techniques,” for the publication and production process for the 2013 TrinidadWeddings’ Magazine. In March 2018, Simone won the “Business Pioneer” Award at AFETT’s Women Of Influence Awards event. In November 2019, Simone was the winner of The TTCSI’s “Lawrence Placide Services Go Global Award.”

She has been a Feature Speaker at The Jamaica Bridal Expo, September 2016, Love & Sunshine Destination Wedding Conference in Guyana April 2017, at the Association of Bridal Consultants Conference in Upstate New York, in April 2017 and at a Bride’s Expo (Destination Weddings) in Fort Lauderdale, June 2018.

Locally, in Trinidad and Tobago, Simone is often asked to be a speaker at events and workshops, on topics such as: entrepreneurship, publishing, personal branding and marketing. In June 2023, Simone published her first book on wedding planning – “It’s Knot Difficult!”

You can follow her posts on Lifestyle & Entrepreneurship at: www.instagram.com/simonesantghuran

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Her online courses can be found at: www.payhip.com/BrandGlow