Weddings; What Everyone Should Know
Purpose: To inform the audience about weddings.
Thesis: In order to plan a beyond successful wedding, it is important to learn and understand the key elements that will make a wedding a day nobody will ever forget.
a. Attention Getter: Ladies, imagine a day where you get to walk down the aisle in the biggest, whitest dress you could find to the prince charming you always dreamed of. Or guys, watching the woman of your dreams walk towards you ready to be your wife. b. Chances are all of the people in this room have thought about getting married to the love of your life sometime in your future. (even if you haven’t met them yet). According to the United States Census Bureau, 90% of the people sitting in this room will get married at least once in their lifetimes. Marriage is meant to be a lifetime commitment and nothing starts that lifetime better than a day you will never forget. c. My dream career is to become a wedding planner, and help couples achieve the day of their dreams. To reach this dream, I am a public relations major, and spend part of my free time reading different wedding magazines and studying the art of the wedding. d. In order to plan a beyond successful wedding, it is important to learn and understand the key elements that will make a wedding a day nobody will ever forget. e. In my speech we will explore some major elements of planning the wedding of your dreams. First, the essential elements of your day, next, locations for your event, and last popular decoration elements that will make your wedding day the most beautiful day of your life.
Transition: To start, we will start with the basics, which anyone planning on getting married has to think about and decide on.
A. Every couple planning on wedding must endure these three essential basics. a. When a couple is ready to take the next step in their...
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