May Meeting: Harassment and Self-Defense

      Continuing on our focus of more interactive and interesting subject material, the May AACWP meeting incorporated some fun elements and discussion that really got our members thinking. The Fort Worth Club was a great stage for this colorful afternoon where members learned and discussed iss...

Educate 2018: Registration Open!

We are thrilled to announce this year's exciting summer Educate program! Every year AACWP hosts a day-long Educate forum where members can come and learn together and experience something different from our normal meetings. Educate is always a great way to earn your yearly education credits as th...

AACWP Announcement: Online Training Course Now Offered!

If you follow the American Association of Certified Wedding Planners then you know our mission is to educate wedding planners and to promote ethical wedding planning practices, creating a community of the highest quality planners and vendors for our clients. And AACWP’s training course is a great ...

Flashback Friday Vendis Style!

Happy Flashback Friday! Three months ago today we hosted our annual Vendis Awards gala, and man did this year go off with a bang! We have many amazing sponsors to thank for that, but we also want to thank all of the hardworking vendors who are the reason we host this event year after year. All of...

New Member Monday Feature Coming Soon!

Welcome to the American Association of Certified Wedding Planners! We welcome new members all the time and we want to recognize them and welcome them to the family. Soon you will see a new feature on the Facebook and Instagram pages: New Member Monday! As we near the completion of the first half of...

The Life of a Gown – AACWP March Meeting

For our March meeting we wanted to create something a little different and shake things up for our members! Sometimes it is nice to get away from the traditional format of sitting at a dining table and watching a presentation with a slideshow. So for March we chose a unique location and subject and ...

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AACWP is a non-profit association primarily focusing on the education of wedding planners. Our leadership consists of current members providing support, resources, and networking for wedding planners, as well as professional development, certification, and continuing education.


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    ⠀ As wedding planners and coordinators, we have all heard the following strange advice given to brides through magazines and online: Do not tell vendors you are interviewing that you are hosting a wedding because they will increase the price. ⠀ U.S. News researched this practice and interviewed many wedding experts including our very own President and Communications Chair! ⠀ Copy and paste the following link for a preview and check out the article on US News: https://preview.tinyurl.com/yba5shpj ⠀ AACWP member submission: Emily Gromacki, Bella Flora Photo credit: f8studio Event credit: Fabulous Fete Venue: Four Seasons Rentals: Bella Acento Lighting: Stage
  •  May meeting blog live on the website today!
    ⠀ May meeting blog live on the website today! ⠀ Check out a recap of the fun AACWP members had at our May meeting learning about self-defense and harassment in the workplace. It was both educational and entertaining despite the subject! ⠀ Learn more about who you can contact for professional advice and classes on self-defense. ⠀ Photo credit: Tracy Autem Photography Design credit: Tami Winn Events ⠀ ⠀  #AACWP   #dallasweddingplanner   #dallasweddingplanners   #dfwweddingplanner   #dallasweddings   #dfwweddings   #weddingplanner   #partyplanner   #party   #eventplanner   #celebrate   #weddings   #wedding   #educate   #education   #membersonly   #members   #education   #learn   #metoo   #yesallwomen   #harassment   #selfdefense   #martial  arts
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    ⠀ Wishing everyone a very Happy Fourth of July from the AACWP family. May your evening sparkle! ⠀ Photo credit: Lightbox Photography Event credit: Refined Romance ⠀ ⠀  #aacwp   #4thofjuly   #fourthofjuly   #sparklers   #fireworks   #independence   #independenceday   #america   #celebrate   #dallasweddings   #dallaswedding   #dallasweddingplanner   #dallasweddingplanners   #dfwweddingplanner   #dallasweddings   #dfwweddings   #weddingplanner   #partyplanner   #party   #eventplanner 
  •  LAST DAY FOR REGULAR PRICING FOR AACWP EDUCATE 2018!
    ⠀ LAST DAY FOR REGULAR PRICING FOR AACWP EDUCATE 2018! ⠀ Tickets will still be available through next week at an increased price. Please register today to save money on this special day of education and fun! ⠀ Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 9:00am-3:00pm ⠀ Tickets include parking, lunch, and a variety of education opportunities. ⠀ Check the AACWP blog and website for further information! ⠀ Graphic created by: Sarah Ann Design ⠀ ⠀  #AACWP   #FourSeasons   #dallasweddingplanner   #dallasweddingplanners   #dallasweddingvendors   #dfwweddingplanner   #dallasweddings   #dfwweddings   #weddingplanner   #partyplanner   #eventplanner   #party   #celebrate   #educate   #education   #socialmedia 
  •  AACWP EDUCATE 2018  One week left for preferred
    ⠀ AACWP EDUCATE 2018 ⠀ One week left for preferred pricing registration! ⠀ Join AACWP members and DFW event vendors for a fun day of networking and education at the fabulous Four Seasons in Las Colinas. Learn all about how to effectively use social media for your business with a variety of topics and speakers. ⠀ Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 9:00am-3:00pm ⠀ Tickets include parking, lunch, and a variety of education opportunities. ⠀ Check the AACWP blog and website for further information! ⠀ Graphic created by: Sarah Ann Design ⠀ ⠀  #AACWP   #FourSeasons   #dallasweddingplanner   #dallasweddingplanners   #dallasweddingvendors   #dfwweddingplanner   #dallasweddings   #dfwweddings   #weddingplanner 
  •  NEW MEMBER MONDAY  AACWP Featured Member Tzahhia Coleman
    ⠀ NEW MEMBER MONDAY ⠀ AACWP Featured Member: Tzahhia Coleman Company: Boxwood Hospitality ⠀ Tzahhia joined AACWP earlier this year with Boxwood Hospitality/Keestone Events. Tzahhia is detail-oriented with a background in education, but also has a secret talent on the creative side: hand lettering and calligraphy! ⠀ An event designed by this imaginative planner is sure to be unforgettable. ⠀ Welcome to AACWP Tzahhia! ⠀ ⠀  #AACWP   #dallasweddingplanner  #dallasweddingplanners  #dfwweddingplanner   #dallasweddings  #dfwweddings   #weddingplanner  #partyplanner   #party   #eventplanner  #celebrate   #weddings   #wedding   #educate  #education   #membersonly   #members 
  •  POP UP SERIES REMINDER Understanding Bands  AACWP members
    ⠀ POP UP SERIES REMINDER: Understanding Bands ⠀ AACWP members don't forget to register for this fun and educational evening with In10City Band. And this special event is now open to others in the DFW area as well! If you are a wedding planner or other industry professional and want to learn with us, please register and come mingle with AACWP. ⠀ Join us on July 12th from 6:00pm-9:00pm. ⠀ In10City Band will be hosting an evening all about the behind-the-scenes life of a wedding/special event band. Learn about many things such as hiring, booking, staffing, and what goes on
  •  MEMBER MONDAY  AACWP Featured Member Jessica Hernandez Company
    ⠀ MEMBER MONDAY ⠀ AACWP Featured Member: Jessica Hernandez Company: Lovebird Lane Events ⠀ Jessica is the owner and coordinator for Lovebird Lane Events, a wedding planning company specializing in month-of wedding coordination. With over a decade of hospitality and wedding experience, Jessica guides her couples through the planning process and ensures the wedding weekend goes off without a hitch! ⠀ The best advice Jessica has received so far in her career has been "Do not compare your success to others." Juggling a full-time career with two young children at home may be wonderful, but can also be a struggle.
  • Is it too soon to post a Throwback Thursday to
    Is it too soon to post a Throwback Thursday to just last week? We don't care! We had so much fun at the AACWP Educate 2018 event that we want to look back on it already. ⠀ Thanks to The Four Seasons at Las Colinas for hosting, the fantastic speakers for sharing their knowledge, the great sponsors for being a part of our day, and all of the attendees for making it so successful! ⠀ This year Educate was open to anyone in the industry who wanted to attend. So if you attended and enjoyed your time with us, please
  •  NEW MEMBER MONDAY  AACWP Featured Member Santoria Harmon
    ⠀ NEW MEMBER MONDAY ⠀ AACWP Featured Member: Santoria Harmon Company: Santoria's Events, LLC ⠀ Santoria joined AACWP earlier this year with her self-owned company Santoria's Events, LLC. This self-described reality TV fanatic is a fun-loving and caring planner who devotes her time to creating unique events for her clients. ⠀ When asked about her time so far with AACWP, Santoria expressed the value of having a community around her of other planners at various points in their career who can offer advice and support to help her advance her own career. We hope all members of AACWP feel the

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