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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 ...

American Association of Wedding Planners Training Course 2018

AACWP Welcomes New Students in February 2018 The mission of the American Association of Certified Wedding Planners is to educate wedding planners and to promote wedding planning practices of the highest quality to ensure that client expectations are surpassed. The first step in instilling this qual...

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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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    ⠀ AACWP Educate 2018 recap ⠀ Live on the blog today is a detailed recap of the recent Educate 2018 meeting! This is a yearly meeting hosted for members to come together for a big all-day education opportunity about a subject we all encounter in our business. This year Educate was open to the wedding industry and we had the chance to enjoy time with a variety of vendors and other planners while learning about how social media affects our business. ⠀ Read all about the interesting topics these lovely panelists spoke on during the day and see some fun
  •  MEMBER MONDAY  AACWP Featured Member Mallory Unger Company
    ⠀ MEMBER MONDAY ⠀ AACWP Featured Member: Mallory Unger Company: 23 Balloons & Events ⠀ Mallory joined AACWP earlier this year with her company 23 Balloons Weddings & Events and over ten years of experience in the industry. With an eye for detail and a passion for creating unique events for her clients, Mallory serves brides and their families not only in the DFW area but also in Austin and San Antonio regularly! What sets Mallory apart from others is her military family background. This has instilled in her a driving force to accomplish her goals and always provide the
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    ⠀ MEMBER MONDAY ⠀ AACWP Featured Member: Sarah Varnau Company: Each & Every Detail ⠀ Sarah joined AACWP at the beginning of 2018 after completing her AACWP training course and internship with Each & Every Detail in 2016 and 2017. Now as a lead planner with the company Sarah is excelling in her career by providing calm and attentive service from the first meeting until the last guest leaves. ⠀ Sarah's passion for ceremonies and the love stories of both her clients and couples who have been married for many years make her a wonderful partner to help you plan
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    ⠀ FEATURE FRIDAY ⠀ Unique rentals and divine floral come together to create the most romantic weddings. With a dream team including AACWP members Whitney Bailey of Engaged Events and Emily Gromacki of Bella Flora, your wedding can be the stuff of dreams! ⠀ Photo credit:  @jenniferyarbro  Event credit:  @engagedeventsdallas  Location:  @fairmontdallas  Event design credit:  @bflive  Rentals:  @bellaacento  ⠀ ⠀  #AACWP   #dallasweddingplanner   #dallasweddingplanners   #dallasweddingvendors   #dallasweddingvenue   #dfwweddingplanner   #dallasweddings   #dfwweddings   #weddingplanner   #partyplanner   #party   #celebrate   #bridal   #romance   #floral 
  •  MEMBER MONDAY  AACWP Featured Member Hillary Maynard Company
    ⠀ MEMBER MONDAY ⠀ AACWP Featured Member: Hillary Maynard Company: Fort Worth Club ⠀ Hillary joined AACWP in 2018 as a catering manager with the timeless Fort Worth Club. With over 130 years of dynamic service to their members and guests, Fort Worth Club has been a top wedding destination for DFW brides. ⠀ As an AACWP member, Hillary values the camaraderie from her fellow members. One aspect she particularly enjoys is the Members Only Facebook group, stating "I know that if I have a question or need advice I can post it in the group and get a ton
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    ⠀ MEMBER MONDAY ⠀ AACWP Featured Member: Sheri Lowry Company: Piazza on the Green ⠀ In 2018 Sheri joined AACWP after a year of coordinating weddings and other events for Piazza on the Green. Armed with her training and planning certification, Sheri coordinates events for her clients by providing creative consultation and organized planning from start to finish. ⠀ Past clients have described her as calm, patient, and gentle, but still clearly in charge, keeping everything on track the day of the wedding down to the minute! For a beautiful traditional venue with a European style and exceptional coordination, visit
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    ⠀ MEMBER MONDAY ⠀ AACWP Featured Member: Kristen Larkin Company: Larkin Events and Weddings ⠀ Kristen joined AACWP in 2018 as the owner and planner of Larkin Events and Weddings as well as the event director with Lovers Lane United Methodist Church. Kristen has been a part of Lovers Lane United Methodist Church for about 18 years, most recently as the event director for about six years. ⠀ Whether she is planning a wedding at the Methodist church or for a client at another venue with her personal company, seeing her bride's vision come to life is her ultimate goal.
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    ⠀ AACWP ANNOUNCEMENT ⠀ Training Course Director Needed! ⠀ A position with AACWP has opened up! Are you an organized professional who is looking for some extra income? Are you in the wedding industry or interested in AACWP? Or perhaps you are a stay-at-home mom looking for something new but you don't want to go back to work full-time yet. ⠀ This might be a great opportunity for you or someone you know! This is a paid part-time position and a great way to get involved with the wedding industry and AACWP. Members are welcome to apply as well as
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    ⠀ MEMBER MONDAY ⠀ AACWP Featured Member: Edith Ibarra Company: Food Glorious Food ⠀ Edith became a member of AACWP in 2018 as a Catering Sales Manager with Food Glorious Food, an AACWP Vendi Hall of Fame award-winner for Best Caterer! ⠀ Working for the largest fine-dining catering company in North Texas requires a lot of dedication to detail for the many weddings and events served every single week. The hard work that Edith puts into each event is appreciated by each of her brides. ⠀ Serving all over the North Texas area, Edith can assist brides with a variety
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    ⠀ SEPTEMBER MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT: ⠀ Defining Your Voice (Members-Only Meeting. Available online for out-of-town members.) ⠀ Registration is now open for the September Members Meeting! Join us Tuesday, September 18th at Venue Forty/50 for cocktails and dinner and what is sure to be a fantastic presentation by the fabulous  @rockygarza  . ⠀ This self-proclaimed people expert has spent his career in the ministry and as an entrepreneur learning what makes people happy and how to help others find success and freedom in their careers and daily lives. Rocky will share a powerful presentation with us about understanding intentions, reasons, and

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