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Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of one of the most dynamic organizations in the area whose focus is on wedding planning and education. We encourage you to read the brief description of our four membership options listed below and discover the best fit for you in the AACWP community!

“Any individual or wedding business entity with a focus on wedding planning may apply for membership. At its sole discretion, AACWP may deny membership, except it will not deny membership based on race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, sex, sexual preference, marital status or handicap.”  AACWP bylaws, published 2007

AACWP has 4 types of members.

  Individual National Corporate Vendor
Membership Type For wedding planners including those who work at venues, catering companies, houses of worship, or other wedding related business entities For wedding planners or individuals who work in the wedding/event industry and live outside of the DFW metroplex For corporations that include wedding planning as part of their business For corporations whose employees work in the wedding/event industry or who provide services to the wedding industry
Annual Dues $250 $100 $250/employee
Discount for 2+
Discount for 2+
  • Proof of a planned wedding within last 6 months
  • Adhere to Code of Ethics
  • Adhere to Code of Ethics
  • Provide copy of state business license
  • Business of 1 year
  • Must provide proof of liability insurance
  • Adhere to Code of Ethics
  • Provide copy of state business license
  • Business of 1 year
  • Must provide proof of liability insurance
Committee Membership Yes Yes Yes Yes
Eligible for Board Position Yes Yes Yes Yes

Membership Benefits

  • Having an industry association on your resume says you are committed to your profession and actively participating in its advancement.
  • Any member may participate in any meeting except if the meeting is designated for wedding planners only; serve on any committee excluding the nominating committee and hold office within the association. Any member may hold office within the Association as long as there are five TWP, CWP, or CMWP planners on the Board of Directors. With Board approval, any member may serve on a committee.
  • Members will be listed on the AACWP website and have rights to use the approved AACWP logo on their stationery and company website.
  • While all members receive the membership rates to attend the Vendi Awards, only wedding planners may vote on the categories. All members may attend sponsored events at the membership rate and will be offered early registration priority.
  • Membership newsletters
  • Active referrals from member networking activities
  • Promotion of each member and their events through social media
  • Private online members-only forum
  • Mentorship program for TWP members
  • Network of peers
  • Nationally recognized logo for display
  • Quality vendor list of professionals for all categories
  • Assistant opportunities
  • Our members are encouraged to be active participants, to serve on a committee, volunteer for an event, and/or become a board member. These volunteer activities build long-lasting relationships and potential business opportunities.
  • If you are willing to put forth the effort, AACWP will give back ten-fold!