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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 2018 we want to recognize all of those members who are new this year.

 

Megan Burkett - Each and Every Detail

 

Brooke Suh Jung Chung - Event House

 

Tzahhia Coleman - Boxwood Hospitality

 

Santoria Harmon - Santoria's Events, LLC

 

Jessica Hernandez - Lovebird Lane Events

 

Edith Ibarra - Food Glorious Food

 

Kristen Larkin - Lovers Lane United Methodist Church

 

Sheri Lowry - Sheri Lowry Events

 

Hillary Maynard - Fort Worth Club

 

Mallory Unger - 23 Balloons Weddings & Events

 

Sarah Varnau - Each and Every Detail

 

Sarah Wintersteen - Sistered States Event Styling

 

Lindsey Zamora - Lindsey Zamora Events

 

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. To become a member of AACWP, one must have completed the AACWP wedding planner training course or another approved education course and submit an application. Once approved, AACWP requires members to continue their education every year through our meetings and other education opportunities, pay yearly dues, and abide by a code of ethics.

 

As members of AACWP, our planners commit to the following ethics:

  • Personal conduct, professional behaviors and business practices that are ethical and legal.
  • Be truthful in all advertising.
  • Be honest with prospective clients about previous wedding experiences. Be accurate and document the expected services and fees to be rendered in a written agreement.
  • Commit to continuing education and sharing of ideas among AACWP members.
  • Avoid making false statements about other AACWP members or other wedding professionals.
  • Decline income from vendors that would influence vendor recommendations to clients. Instead, all endorsements will be based on the best interest of the client.
  • Work in a respectful manner with other wedding professionals, while providing leadership to the wedding team and advocacy for the client.

 

As a committed group of professionals and friends within the industry, the membership of AACWP strives to create a welcoming community where all members feel comfortable sharing and learning from one another, and of course having fun together! There are so many benefits to becoming a member, especially if your business is relatively new or if you are new to the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, and even if you are a member from afar.

 

As a member of this premier organization of professional wedding planners, members enjoy benefits including:

  • Network of Statewide/Nationwide and Destination Planners
  • Extended Network of Venue, Catering, and Hotel Coordinators
  • Public, Searchable Online Business Profile
  • Insurance Partner | General Liability
  • Private, Online Members-only Forum
  • Local Meetings | Option to attend remotely if over 50 miles away
  • Alternating Meeting Times with Current and/or Requested Educational Topics
  • Promotion of each Member through Social Media or in-person Introductions
  • Mentorship Program
  • Teaching Opportunities
  • Certificates to display when advancing to CWP and CMWP
  • Nationally Recognized Logo to display
  • Quality Vendor List of Professionals for all event categories
  • Industry Program Discounts
  • Job Placement and/or Assistance request fulfillment

 

Help us welcome these new members to AACWP in 2018 and all the new partners who join in membership throughout the coming year and years to come. If you are interested in becoming a member of AACWP please do not hesitate to reach out! You can find more information on the Website on how to join and who to contact.

We look forward to welcoming you to our ranks soon!

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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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