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AACWP Educate 2018 Recap

           Continuing our annual Educate forum, this year we focused on learning all about social media and how it can help our businesses and careers!  Held at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas, our members and other industry colleagues learned about and discussed a var...

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 ...

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...

About AACWP

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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  •  MEMBER MONDAY  AACWP Featured Member Rachel Burrow Company
    ⠀ MEMBER MONDAY ⠀  AACWP Featured Member: Rachel Burrow Company:  Sarabeth Events ⠀  Rachel Burrow is a Certified Wedding Planner (CWP) with AACWP. She hosts immense professional experience in wedding planning and event coordination after a decade working in country clubs like Mira Vista Country Club, The Golf Club at Fossil Creek, and The Lakes at Castle Hills. ⠀  Rachel earned a degree in Hospitality Management from the University of North Texas and boasts the title of Professional Wedding Guild 2nd Vice President on the Board of Directors, as well as the American Association of Certified Wedding Planners Vice President.
  •  Another great education in the books for 2019! One
    ⠀ Another great education in the books for 2019! One of our favorite venues, Hotel Crescent Court, was the backdrop to a fun and unique meeting discussing how your personal presentation can effect how people view you and your business. ⠀ Members were treated to a delicious dinner and some fun tips and tricks from expert Julie Thurburn, Image Advisor with Colour IQ. ⠀ Want to join us for our next education event this summer? Check out our website for information about membership and open meetings. ⠀ ⠀ Thank you to our sponsors: ⠀  @hotelcrescentcourt   @petals_couture   @djrodiii   @josephmarkphoto   @lanelovepaperco  ⠀
  •  Please join us at Hotel Crescent Court awarded 2019s
    ⠀ Please join us at Hotel Crescent Court, awarded 2019's Favorite Reception Site at the Vendi Awards, for the May Member Meeting on Tuesday, May 21st. ⠀ When It Comes To Building Your Personal Brand - Wear Are You! ⠀ Have you ever wondered why some people seem to easily show up dressed well? The right attire works in a way that promotes YOU and helps you connect with your client. ⠀ Learn tips, tricks, and secrets with Dallas’ leading Image expert, Julie Thurburn, Image Advisor with Colour IQ. ⠀ Tickets may be purchased at our website, link in bio.
  •  POP UP SERIES The World of Whiskey  AACWP
    ⠀ POP UP SERIES: The World of Whiskey ⠀ AACWP is continuing a string of fun events we started last year called the POP-UP SERIES. Why Pop-Up? Because we don't have a set schedule for these events. We let you know as soon as we know! ⠀ Join us at Whiskey Ranch for an up-close look at the distillation and aging process that creates the distinct taste of TX Bourbon, all with a stunning view of the Downtown Fort Worth skyline. The experience will conclude with a whiskey tasting in the Tavern Room, and delicious cocktails from a local mixologist.
  •  WEDDING PLANNER TRAINING COURSE  Are you interested in
    ⠀ WEDDING PLANNER TRAINING COURSE ⠀ Are you interested in becoming a wedding planner? Are you already in the industry but you need certification and want to learn more? The next AACWP Wedding Planner Training Course starts this July 7th! Registration is still available for this fully-online and interactive course. ⠀ What will this course offer you? AACWP's highly-rated course materials filled with current industry information curated by experienced professional planners, videos with guest speakers on specific wedding topics, digital downloads, live interaction and Q&A sessions with instructors and AACWP members, and much more! ⠀ Check out the website for
  •  AACWP EDUCATE 2019  AACWPs Educate will once again
    ⠀ AACWP EDUCATE 2019 ⠀ AACWP's Educate will once again be open to the wedding industry! ⠀ It's an opportunity to mix and mingle with AACWP planners and industry friends while learning about a specific topic we all encounter. ⠀ The DFW wedding market is wonderfully diverse. Our couples create new families that embrace traditions from both sides of the aisle. As a wedding professional, how can you best serve your clients in making their day reflect their beliefs and backgrounds? By being knowledgeable about the decisions that these couples face! ⠀ From Interfaith to Same Sex, from Hindu to
  •  FEATURE FRIDAY  A private dance under a floral
    ⠀ FEATURE FRIDAY ⠀  A private dance under a floral halo before your guests enter is a magical experience you will never forget on your wedding day. The little moments on your special day are the things you will cherish forever. And having someone to help you put those moments together can allow you to enjoy your day to the fullest. ⠀ The Stardust team is a talented group of ladies all certified through AACWP, lead by Certified Master Wedding Planner and one of the founders of AACWP, Marsha Ballard French. From month-of to full service planning, apparel, invitations and
  •  FEATURE FRIDAY  Such a great time of year
    ⠀ FEATURE FRIDAY ⠀  Such a great time of year for outside celebrations! What better canvas than nature. ⠀ Chelsey and her team of fabulous planners are hard at work creating unforgettable experiences year round for their clients. From local to destination, special details like gift baskets and thank you cards, Events and Experiences can handle it all for you. ⠀  For more information about AACWP members Events and Experiences, visit their Instagram and Website and inquire for your wedding or special event! ⠀  Planning:  @eventsandexperiences  Photo credit:  @nbarrettphoto  ⠀ ⠀   #AACWP   #FeatureFriday   #dallasweddingplanner   #dallasweddingplanners   #fortwortweddingplanner   #fortworthweddingplanners   #dfwweddingplanner   #dallasweddings   #dfwweddings   #weddingplanner   #partyplanner   #party   #eventplanner  #celebrate   #weddings   #wedding   #love   #happy  ⠀   #Repost   @eventsandexperiences 
  •  FEATURE FRIDAY  The moment of pure joy on
    ⠀ FEATURE FRIDAY ⠀  The moment of pure joy on your wedding day. All the anticipation and hard work has lead to this day and you deserve to celebrate stress-free! ⠀ Wow moments like this are made possible by a fabulous wedding planning team. AACWP members Engaged Events, lead by the lovely Whitney Bailey, has a talented and dedicated team of planners ready to assist with every detail of your wedding so you can sit back and enjoy your day without a care. ⠀  For more information about Engaged Events, visit their Instagram and Website and inquire for your wedding
  •  MEMBER MONDAY  This Member Monday we want to
    ⠀ MEMBER MONDAY ⠀ This Member Monday, we want to highlight not just one member but all the great perks of being a member of AACWP! ⠀ Connect with fellow wedding planners to gain more experience and knowledge through others who have been in the industry a long time, or mentor up-and-coming planners and help continue the legacy of excellence. Take the training course if you are new to the industry, or just brush up on things if you need a little refresh. Gain access to venue contacts and other vendors through partnerships and networking. And so many more business

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