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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...

Are you going to Celebrate with us?

I asked our Meetings and Events Chair, Julie Blakey, to give us some details regarding our member's holiday party, Celebrate.  We're so excited about this upcoming event and wanted to see what Julie might share with us about the hush-hush plans she's been working on. Q:  So Julie, what are...

Training Course Teachers & Mentors

Are you interested in teaching your craft to aspiring wedding planners? We are looking for AACWP Training course Instructors and Mentors! The AACWP Wedding Planner Training Course is growing by leaps and bounds.  With opening up our "virtual" option we are reaching interest all across the U.S. ...

Member Education: The Art of Managing Client Expectations

The Venue:  Truly one of the most lovely industrial-chic, historical building - turned natural light filled event spaces in Dallas, Hickory Street Annex!   The Food:  We're so excited to see what Chef Jolie of Low Country Cuisine prepares for us!  One thing is for sure, come ...

March Education Re-cap!

  Just in case you missed it!  Our March 28th education meeting at The Hilton Granite Park was a great success!  Networking, delicious food, a fun and fresh room design and amazing speaker all came together for a perfect way to kick-off Spring wedding season!   A huge th...

Member Feature: Soft, Colorful Garden Wedding by Grit + Gold

What a treat to see this wedding in our inbox from AACWP member Lottie Fowler of Grit and Gold Weddings! From the wedding planner: Sarah and Chris married in the Women’s Garden at the Dallas Arboretum, where Bows & Arrows hand crafted an altar of birch wood logs, twisted chiffon and loose...

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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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  •  FEATURE FRIDAY  This weeks feature comes from the
    ⠀ FEATURE FRIDAY ⠀  This week's feature comes from the lovely Chloe Allday of Allday Events. What a swoon-worthy photo of her couple from this past weekend! ⠀ AACWP's talented planners are always hard at work creating the moments for their clients. From helping to pick the right venue for this perfect setting, to selecting the vendors to help pull the vision together, your next event could be this picture-perfect too! ⠀  For more information about Allday Events, visit her Instagram and Website and inquire for your wedding or special event! ⠀  Planning:  @allday_events  Photo credit:  @jeffbrummettvisuals  Venue:  @theadolphushotel  ⠀
  •  Welcome to Cliff House!  Members are arriving for
    ⠀ Welcome to Cliff House! ⠀ Members are arriving for our first education meeting of 2019! ⠀  A lovely historic church in the heart of Oak Cliff dating back to 1936 is a unique venue for weddings and events. And a nice bonus is that it is managed by  @boxwoodhospitality , a company with trained AACWP wedding planners! ⠀ Today we will be learning how to fail-prood our businesses through employee engagement. Join AACWP and get access to great education through events, webinars, and more as well as great experiences with your colleagues seeing new venues and creating lasting relationships! ⠀
  •  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.
  •  FEATURE FRIDAY  So much happy in this weeks
    ⠀ FEATURE FRIDAY ⠀  So much happy in this week's member feature from Sarabeth Events! Gorgeous bride, handsome groom, tasty cake, what's not to be excited about?! ⠀ Sarabeth and her fantastic team are masters at weddings, social events, and even corporate functions. Bring some of this happy to your next event! ⠀  For more information about Sarabeth Events, visit their Instagram and Website and inquire for your wedding or special event! ⠀  Planning:  @sarabethevents  Photo credit:  @lightlyphoto  Venue:  @theashtondepot  Cake:  @cremedelacremecakecompany  ⠀ ⠀   #AACWP   #FeatureFriday   #dallasweddingplanner   #dallasweddingplanners   #dfwweddingplanner   #dallasweddings   #dfwweddings   #weddingplanner   #partyplanner   #party   #eventplanner  #celebrate   #weddings   #wedding   #cake   #weddingcake   #yum   #dessert   #love   #happy  ⠀ ⠀  #Repost   @sarabethevents  ( @get_repost ) ・・・ Love the excitement
  •  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.
  •  Spring wedding season is officially under way! And what
    ⠀⠀ Spring wedding season is officially under way! And what better way to celebrate a beautiful Spring Friday than a lovely outdoor wedding by the lake.⠀ ⠀⠀ Evie Morgan and her talented team at Evie Morgan Events exemplify the high standards AACWP holds members to with their dedication to every detail and desire from their couples.⠀ ⠀⠀ Take a look at their latest happy couple here and visit their page and website for more info on how you can book this fabulous team for your wedding!⠀ ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Repost  @eviemorganevents : ⠀ ...⠀ "Ahhh!! What a fun time we had with Charlotte
  •  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
  •   MARCH MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT  What a Bike can
    ⠀ ⠀ MARCH MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT: ⠀ What a Bike can Teach You About Your Business ⠀ Registration is now open for the March Meeting! Join us Tuesday, March 5th at The Cliff House for socializing, lunch, and a great educational opportunity. ⠀ Rich Allen is on a mission - to help business owners IGNITE the power of their team and TRANSFORM their business. Learn how to engage your team in your business strategies and virtually fail-proof your business. ⠀  Come experience not only a powerful message for your business, but also a unique property in the heart of the Bishop
  •  MEMBER MONDAY  AACWP Featured Member Tiffany Batchelor Company
    ⠀ MEMBER MONDAY ⠀ AACWP Featured Member: Tiffany Batchelor Company:  Avenue I Events ⠀  Tiffany Batchelor, an AACWP Certified Wedding Planner, created Avenue I Events to ensure an unforgettable experience for her clients. Avenue I Events is your avenue to “I do.” ⠀ Tiffany takes her job personally, especially the client relationship that organically unfolds during the planning process. “The clients personally invite me into their lives to help execute a memorable occasion, so it is my job to not only manage the details, but also the emotion that is wrapped in the event.” ⠀ The bond that organically unfolds

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