*Designing Event Backdrops

Dates: October 4, 2022

Meets: Tu from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: MCC North Express 307

Registration Fee: $65.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.


Event and Wedding Planning Non-Credit Certificate (Elective)
Gain a practical understanding of how to make a statement designing opulent event backdrops perfect for enhancing head tables, guest entrances and photo backdrops alike. Learn how to assemble, stage and rig pipe systems for pipe and drape and arches. Additionally, learn how to design beautiful and pin-worthy balloon garland arches. Aesthetics is key when it comes to making a high guest impact styling events. Come prepared to gain hands on experience from professional event stylists.

No discounts.

Take Event and Wedding Planning: Entrepreneurship and Management, Event Design and Floral Artistry, Event Budgeting and Financial Management, Negotiating Event Contracts and Agreements and two elective courses and receive a noncredit Event and Wedding Planning Certificate from MCC. This program guides students through core classes to kickstart or enhance their event planning career. Upon completion, students will be able to accelerate their career from coordinating to producing high-functioning programming. Visit mccneb.edu/ce/plan for more information.

Fee: $65.00

MCC North Express 307

Vernetta Kosalka

Vernetta Kosalka is an award-winning hospitality professional specializing in event planning, event design and hospitality management education in Omaha, NE. Kosalka graduated from College of Saint Mary in 2003 with a dual degree in Business Administration and CIM and later received her Master's in Organizational Leadership in 2007. With over thirteen years of experience, she has garnered respect from her peers and continues to give back to the Omaha community through volunteering on the Omaha Police Officers Ball Committee benefitting Special Olympics Nebraska, being an Advisory Board Member of the Ralston Area Chamber of Commerce and serving as the Special Events Committee Chair.


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