Get Involved with AACWP in 2017!

It's that time of year again! 2017 is nearly here, and the American Association of Certified Wedding Planners will need talented, hands-on volunteers to contribute to our board-led committees. Committee members are a huge part of our success at AACWP and being part of a committee is a great opp...

Member Feature: Dramatic Farm Celebration by Forever Events & Weddings

Photographer Morgan Chidsey describes her work as, "A thoughtfully curated story of the truthful capture of two souls who choose to do life together, forever." We can't agree more with the way she photographed Jordan and Tyler's wedding, planned by talented AACWP Member Julie Blakey of Forever Event...

Membership Benefit: AACWP partners with Aisle Planner!

AACWP members: If you are looking for an online planning resource to help manage your events, AACWP has partnered with Aisle Planner to provide our membership with savings as they grow their clientele. Members will receive 25% off their package for the first three months with Aisle Planner. This pro...

Event Recap: Calligraphy and Hand Lettering with Art by Ellie

On October 18th, Brittni of Art by Ellie educated AACWP members on new trends in modern calligraphy and hand-lettering for invitations and other wedding-related paper goods. Members even got an introductory tutorial in hand-lettering! Wedding planners sipped on wine and enjoyed fresh sushi from R...

Vendor Love: October 18th Member Meeting

We're pumped up about our Calligraphy & Lettering member education event coming up October 18th, with expert Brittni from Art by Ellie!  When we host events at AACWP, many wedding and event professionals pitch in their efforts to create a beautiful and comfortable environment. We'd l...

Guest Post: Wedding Invitation Addressing Styles

This is a featured guest re-blog from from Art by Ellie, a Dallas graphic design firm specializing in custom wedding invitations and modern calligraphy. Admin, letterer and instructor Brittni will be teaching at our AACWP members-only Calligraphy & Lettering course on October 18th, 2016. ...

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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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    ⠀ 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
  •  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 
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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 
  •  As wedding planners and coordinators we have all heard
    ⠀ 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
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    ⠀ 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
  •  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 
  •  WEDDING PLANNER ONLINE TRAINING COURSE REMINDER July 1st August
    ⠀ WEDDING PLANNER ONLINE TRAINING COURSE REMINDER July 1st- August 24th ⠀ AACWP is excited to offer our first entirely online wedding planner training course! AACWP set the standard for training courses for wedding planners with our in-house training program and we have recreated our content virtually to offer the option for more students to take advantage of our curriculum on their own time. ⠀ Our online course consists of webinars, videos, and digital downloads of course materials.  Each student has two months to complete the entire course. But what sets this course apart from others? They still get direct interaction
  •  PAPERWORK PARTY NEW DATE  Good Afternoon AACWP members!
    ⠀ PAPERWORK PARTY NEW DATE ⠀ Good Afternoon AACWP members! Have you already started your path to become a CWP? Are you interested but just don't know where to start? Well the new date for the CWP paperwork party has been selected! We will meet on Monday, July 23rd at Stardust Celebrations. Feel free to stop in any time between 4:00pm-7:00pm to meet with Membership Chair Laura Hendricks. Please join us this evening to ask questions, work on paperwork, turn in paperwork if it's already done, and get help with anything you need. And there will of course be some
  •  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 
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