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ABC's Building & Remodeling Bridal Business Seminar - Detroit Sunday, September 16th

Association of Bridal Consultants - Education

Sunday, September 16, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)

ABC's Building & Remodeling Bridal Business Seminar -...

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
ABC member Pre-paid EARLY registration through Friday, August 31st - $165
Sunday, September 16th, Building and remodeling Bridal Business, 9:00am - 4:00 p.m. includes materials, lunch and breaks. If not pre-paid online or by check postmarked by 8/31, regular registration ($179) or pay at the door ($189) applies.
Ended $165.00 $0.00
BYOB - Bring Your Own Binder
Small group and one-on-one discussion and review of ABC points and your points portfolio with an ABC Master on Saturday evening, September 15th at 6:30 p.m. FREE for Expanding Horizons seminar attendees. Meet in the hotel lobby - location to be determined. $20 for non-seminar attendees, payable by cash or check on site.
Ended Free $0.00
All Non-members and ABC members after August 31st - $179
Sunday, September 16th Expanding Horizons: Building and Remodeling Bridal Business 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. includes materials, lunch and breaks. If not paid online or by check postmarked by September 8th, $189 late/pay at the door applies. Non-members must pre-pay.
Ended $179.00 $0.00
ABC Member Late or "Pay at the Door" - $189
If you can't prepay online we'll hold you a place to pay by check at the door, but the is only for ABC members. ABC no-shows will be billed. Sorry - we've have too many pay-at-the-door registrations become "no shows - no pays." Slect "pay by check" payment option to pay at the door. Non-members must pre-pay and space cannot be held without pre-payment. All "walk-ins" will be accomodated on a space is available basis at $199.
Ended $189.00 $0.00

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Event Details

Could your business be suffering from the "success syndrome?"

The Success Syndrome is a silent illness, you will not see or hear it but you will notice its effects.

Updated for 2012, this one-day seminar focuses on branding, specialization, other events, add-on sales, apprenticeships, hiring and firing, media relations, website enhancement, current software and technological advances, and ethical challenges that are encountered in an established, growing business.

Attendees will be able to:   

      Update and refresh a business plan.

      Discuss business growth and development opportunities.

      Select current event management tools and technology.

      Describe basic human resources management concepts.

      Review and revise a job description.

      Respond to customer complaints and ethical issues.

 This interactive 6 hour seminar will cover:

1st hour:  Business Plan Refresher/Review, SWOT

                Business Opportunities:

Specialization
Diversification
Expansion
Reduction
Redirection

2nd hour  Tools & Technology

3rd hour   Event Management Efficiency

Lunch 

4th-5th hour   Human Resources Hiring and Firing

Is it time to hire someone?
What is the process?

What is legal and illegal?

                Letting Go: the Art of Delegation

6th hour   Ethical Challenges

                Business Skills: Personal and Professional Development

This seminar earns 2 points for education and professional development. To enable full participation for all attendees, seminar is limited to 25 participants.  

For all other questions about the meeting or seminar, please contact Elise Enloe, Director of Education at EliseABCFL@aol.com or 407 977-9338.


Local Accommodations

We have a small block of king rooms held at the Westin Detroit for ABC guests for the weekend at $99* (* plus taxes and fees). Please make your reservations by June 15th to ensure availability call Cindy Simoncic, Business Travel Sales Manager at 734-229-6711 and request the ABC rate.

Detroit Skyline


 

Directions to Hotel

From East

  • From Interstate 94 West, take Exit 198 for Middlebelt Road/Metro Airport/Merriman Road.
  • Follow the Metro Airport exit.
  • Continue onto ramp for McNamara Terminal.
  • Follow the signs for Departures/Westin Hotel.

From North

  • Take US 127 South.
  • Exit onto Interstate 96 East to Detroit.
  • Follow for about 56 miles to Interstate 275 South.
  • Bear right on Interstate 275 South and continue about 21 miles.
  • Exit at number 15 Eureka Road to Metro Airport.
  • Turn left on Eureka Road heading east about 0.9 miles.
  • Continue onto the ramp for McNamara Terminal.
  • Follow the signs for Departures/Westin Hotel.

From West

  • From Interstate 94 East, take Exit 194 A for 275 South to Toledo. Continue for about 1.8 miles.
  • Take Exit 15 for Eureka Road to Metro Airport.
  • Turn left on Eureka Road heading east for about 0.9 miles.
  • Continue onto ramp for McNamara Terminal.
  • Follow the signs for Departures/Westin Hotel.

From South

  • From Interstate 75 North, take Exit 20 for Interstate 275 North to Flint. Continue for about 14 miles.
  • Take Exit 15 for Eureka Road to Metro Airport.
  • Turn right on Eureka Road and head east for about 0.6 miles.
  • Continue onto the ramp for McNamara Terminal.
  • Follow the signs for Departures/Westin Hotel.

Detroit Airport Arrivals

Guests flying into the North Terminal should go across Sky Walk and take the elevator down to ground transportation (Level 1). Exit out of the door straight ahead. To the left, there is a Terminal-to-Terminal shuttle stop. The Terminal-to-Terminal Shuttle (Terminal-Westin-Terminal) runs approximately every 15-20 minutes. The shuttle will drop you off at the front door of the hotel.

Guests who only have carry-on luggage can make their way to gate A36 inside the McNamara Terminal. The Westin entrance is located directly across from this gate. Gate A36 is three gates from the large fountain in the center of the terminal.

Guests who have picked up their luggage from baggage claim can take the elevators to the third level (Arrivals/Ticketing). Turn left out of the elevator. The Westin entrance is located to the left of the ticketing counters.

Parking

When approaching the McNamara Terminal, stay on the curbside of the road, marked for “Westin Valet,” and drive all the way to the end. There you will see a hanging sign for the Westin Hotel. Our curbside entrance is just past the Delta/KLM/Air France drop-off entrances. Stop directly in front of the sliding doors to the hotel and a valet attendant will assist you. Day valet parking is included.
Long Term Self Parking at the McNamara Terminal Parking Garage is hourly with a maximum charge of $20 for 24 hours. Overnight parking is $15 per vehicle..


Payment - Cancellations

Not comfortable with online payments? Register and select "Payment by Check" during the checkout process. Checks can be made out to ABC-Education and mailed to:

Elise Enloe, MBC, ABC Education Department, 660 Neile Ct., Oviedo, FL 32765

Cancellations more than 10 days before seminar may be transferred to another ABC seminar or refunded less a $30 administrative fee.  Cancellations/no-shows less than 10 days before the seminar cannot be refunded. If paying by check, check must be received 5 days prior to the seminar. No-shows will be invoiced. If you can't prepay online or by check, we'll hold you a place, but the is only for ABC members. Unpaid ABC no-shows will be billed. Sorry - we've have too many pay-at-the-door registrations become "no shows - no pays." Non-members must pre-pay and space cannot be held without pre-payment. All non-reserved "walk-ins" will be accomodated on a space is available basis at $199.  

Additional questions:  E-mail ELISEABCFL@aol.com 


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When & Where


The Westin - Detroit Metropolitan Airport
2501 Worldgateway Place
Detroit, MI 48242

Sunday, September 16, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)


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Organizer

Association of Bridal Consultants - Education

The Association of Bridal Consultants has been the professional organization for the wedding industry since 1981 and has over 4,500 members in 26 countries on six continents. The Association of Bridal Consultants is a membership service organization, designed to increase awareness of the wedding business and improve the professionalism of members.
For additional information about the Association, visit www.BridalAssn.com or phone 860-355-7000.
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  News and Updates
2012-06-20 06:24:41

6/20/2012 - SEMINAR POSTPONED

My sincerest apologies, but a bride's wedding date has changed, so I will be unable to present this seminar and both of the other experienced BRB facilitators have vacation plans.  I am working with Kate McClellan to reschedule. All will be e-mailed our new date as soon as we can reschedule. Thank you for your patience and continued support of ABC! ~Elise Enloe, MBC, eliseabcfl@aol.com.

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