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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...

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...

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 ANNOUNCEMENT ⠀  Are you ready? It's never too early to start thinking about... ⠀  The 2019 AACWP Vendi Awards!! ⠀  We have set the date and chosen the place. More fun details will follow soon. Can you guess what this year's theme will be? ⠀  See you February, 10th 2019! ⠀  Design credit:  @5by7designs  ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀   #AACWP   #VendiAwards   #AACWPVendis2019   #BeloMansion   #savethedate   #dallasweddingplanner   #dallasweddingplanners   #dallasweddingvendors   #dallasweddingvenue   #dfwweddingplanner   #dallasweddings   #dfwweddings   #weddingplanner   #party   #celebrate 
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    ⠀ MEMBER MONDAY ⠀ AACWP Featured Member: Lindsey Zamora Company:  Lindsey Zamora Events ⠀ Lindsey joined AACWP this year as the owner and lead planner/design for her company Lindsey Zamora Events, a full-service wedding and event design company servicing DFW and Austin, TX. Lindsey's designs bring her bride's visions to life in a creative and romantic atmosphere. ⠀ In her own words when asked about her favorite thing about being a member of AACWP: "I love that AACWP encourages community over competition. There is also a level of trust with the members that I may not otherwise feel. We are in
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    ⠀ NOVEMBER MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT: ⠀ Planning Large-Scale Events (This is an OPEN Meeting. All planners welcome, even non-members!) ⠀ Registration is now open for the November Meeting! Join us Tuesday, November 13th at Perot Museum of Nature and Science for cocktails, entertainment, dinner and an educational presentation you won't want to miss! ⠀ This will be a break from a traditional speaker format as we have a fantastic lineup of our industry colleagues who will be presenting on a panel. Come learn all about the intricacies involved in planning and executing large events such as: staffing and ordering, load-in schedules and
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    ⠀ MEMBER MONDAY ⠀ AACWP Featured Member: Jennae Brown Company:  The Statler ⠀  Our latest new member for 2018 is Jennae Brown! Jennae completed the AACWP training course earlier this year in February and joined our community in August. Jennae is currently a Weddings & Special Events Manager with newly-renovated Dallas property The Statler. ⠀ Over the last few years Jennae has received various training and wedding experience with Chapel Creek Ranch and as an associate planner with AACWP-recognized company Refined Romance! Through joining AACWP, Jennae now has access to a community of colleagues with a wealth of knowledge and
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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: Betsy Baldwin Company:  Events and Experiences ⠀  Meet Betsy Baldwin, Senior Wedding Planner and Floral Designer with Events and Experiences. With over a decade of experience in the wedding world, Betsy began her career training with the Association of Certified Professional Wedding Consultants. To get her foot in the door after her training, she took a job with David's Bridal and learned more about the industry and the brides she would eventually be working with. ⠀ In 2012 she joined Chelsey Dane Arnal at her company, then called Bride Associates, and has been honing her skills
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