Melanie Woodward

Melanie Woodward
  • Creator of the popular Event Planning Blueprint site
  • Organized high-profile events for more than a decade
  • Teaches others how to succeed in the event planning business 


Melanie Woodward is a former writer for The Balance Small Business, where she wrote on event planning and how to succeed in the event planning business for more than two years.

Woodward has managed high-profile events for Honda, HGTV, and Fortune 500 companies. She has organized fundraisers, large festivals, and promotional events. Now, she is a blogger and speaks about her popular Event Planning Blueprint, which she uses when teaching other event planners how to succeed in the event planning business.


Woodward earned a B.A. of Community Development and Marketing and a Certificate of Entrepreneurship. 

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