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Association of Bridal Consultants - Education

ABC's World of Wedding Planning - Indianapolis, IN

Association of Bridal Consultants - Education

Saturday, August 25, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

ABC's World of Wedding Planning - Indianapolis, IN

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
ABC Member by 7/31
For ABC members pre-paid through July 31st. Includes workshop materials, luncheon and luncheon topic, break snacks, and more....
10 Tickets Ended $85.00 $0.00
All Nonmembers/guests and ABC members after 7/31
All Non-members and members after 7/31. Non-members must prepay by Paypal or check, unpaid registrations will not be held beyond August 20th.
7 Tickets Ended $99.00 $0.00
"Pay at the door" and "walk-in" all members and non-members
All members and non-members unpaid after 8/20 including "pay at the door" and walk-ins on a space available basis. ABC member "no shows" will be invoiced.
5 Tickets Ended $119.00 $0.00

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Event Details

What will WoW Planning cover?

In this information-packed, interactive one-day seminar facilitated by ABC Master Bridal Consultants you'll:

Brainstorm knowledge and skills needed in for industry success
Define goals & SMART objectives
Conduct business research and market research
• Understand wedding/event terminology
Identify your style
• Understand common wedding styles, religious and cultural differences,
Introduce business startup concepts
• Experience business dining etiquette and types of food service
Explore  how to get your first bride/wedding
Explore advertising and marketing for $0
Reinforce networking and role of professional meetings
Participate in an initial client meeting role play
Describe office space; home office pro's and con's
Describe a needs assessment/needs analysis – intake form
Explore "real life" wedding planning concepts: Budgets, timelines, contracts, forms
Understand vendor teams
Highlight ABC's “roadmap” Novice to Master

Need points?

This six-hour workshop earns two education and professional development points under ABC's membership point system. 


Click here for driving directions to the JW Marriott.

Driving Directions from the Airport:
Take Airport Expressway to I-70 East to West Street exit 79A. Turn left (north) onto West Street to Washington Street, turn left (west) onto Washington Street and into hotel entrance.
This hotel does not provide airport shuttle service.  Alternate airport transportation:
  • Carey Limo Shared Ride; fee: $16 USD (one way); reservation required
  • Bus service, fee: $7 USD (one way)
  • Estimated taxi fare: $35 USD (one way)


On-site parking is $28 USD daily.  

About the Venue

Considered the crown jewel of the $450 million Marriott Place, the JW Marriott Indianapolis Downtown is a landmark amid the development of five Marriott hotels connected to the Indiana Convention Center. Our downtown hotel in Indianapolis soars above the city and boasts one of the largest Marriott ballrooms in the world, offering more than 103,000 sq ft of meeting, banquet, and exhibit space as well as two full-service restaurants. Adjacent to the convention center, just steps from White River State Park, the Indianapolis Zoo, and many museums, its location is unparalleled. The hotel is in the heart of world-class shopping and dining, near the State Capitol, Lucas Oil Stadium and Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Guest rooms at our hotel in Indianapolis feature Marriott's signature REVIVE bedding, 40" LCD high-definition TVs, marble vanities, plush towels and breathtaking views of a gorgeous art-filled plaza. Come relax and unwind at the JW Marriott Indianapolis, the largest JW Marriott in the United States.


Click here to reserve your room at our special rate of $179 at JW Marriott Indianapolis or by requesting the Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC) rate when calling 1-317-860-5800 or 1-866-704-6162.
The JW Marriott is holding 5 rooms for us for Friday night - but they do anticipate a sellout, so don't procrastinate in booking a room if you plan on enjoying a lot of luxury for an everyday price.
Payment and Cancellation

Cancellations more than 10 days before seminar may be refunded less a $25 administrative fee.  Cancellations/no-shows less than 10 days before the seminar cannot be refunded as we have ordered materials and have guaranteed attendance. If paying by check, check must be postmarked by early registration cutoff to be granted early registration price. All non-members/guests must pre-pay via Paypal or check received prior to the seminar. Unpaid non-member registrations will not be held beyond August 20th. Checks should be made to: Association of Bridal Consultants - Florida Branch, and mailed to ABC-Education,  660 Neile Ct., Oviedo, FL 32765.  Unpaid ABC member "no-shows" will be invoiced.

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When & Where

JW Marriott Indianapolis
10 South West Street
Indianapolis, IN

Saturday, August 25, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

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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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