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WoW Retreat: this seminar includes an overnight retreat at Carey Conference Center! This special WoW workshop includes light dinner Friday, March 22nd, overnight accommodations at Carey Conference Center, Saturday morning continental breakfast, "Wedding style" luncheon buffet and ABC's World of Wedding Planning Seminar on Saturday, March 23rd from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
What will WoW Planning cover?
In this information-packed, interactive one-day seminar facilitated by ABC Master Bridal Consultants you'll:
This six-hour workshop earns two education and professional development points under ABC's membership point system.
About the Venue
Located on an historic 100-acre estate overlooking Lake Myosotis in Rensselaerville, New York, the Carey Conference Center combines a 50-year tradition of superior group hospitality with 21st century convenience and technology. From our world-class food and inviting guest rooms to our professional, friendly staff and the natural beauty of our surroundings, the Carey Conference Center offers far more than what you may be used to.
The Carey Conference Center is perfect for weddings, reunions, holiday parties and other special events. Our Carriage House Restaurant seats 110 guests and is an intimate setting for any celebration. Click here for property video.
This special retreat includes:
Attendees contact Amtrak on their own to schedule and to pay for their own Amtrak transportation to Albany-Renssalear (not "Albany") station prior to 5:00 p.m. Friday, March 22nd. The Carey Conference Center will provide one complimentary shuttle run to and from the Albany-Renssalear Amtrak station for ABC seminar attendees.
Those are the only times for the complimentary shuttle so attendees should arrange for their own Amtrak arrival before 5:00 p.m. Friday, and departure after 6:00 p.m. Saturday.Taxi fare to/from the train station to Carey is about $108 one way, so, you’ll want to make sure that your schedule coincides with the free shuttle run to avoid having to pay for a taxi ride.
If you're arriving by train, please provide your arrival train and time along with your cell phone just in case we can't find you at the station.
The Carey Conference Center is located less than 30 miles southeast of Albany and is easily accessible by car, train, bus or plane. But let’s face it: if you’re looking for the hustle and bustle of city life, you won’t find it here. What you will find is nature – pure and simple – from the sweeping vistas of the Catskill and Helderberg Mountains to nearby Lake Myosotis and its magnificent waterfalls. Here, you’re more likely to hear the call of a heron than the blare of a siren. And our repeat visitors wouldn’t have it any other way. In fact, our guests cite our unique and “distraction-free” setting as one of our greatest attributes. We couldn’t agree more.
From Albany: 26.3 mi - about 42 mins
Head northwest on State Route 5/Washington Ave toward Hawk St - 0.5 mi
Turn left onto Lark St - 0.4 mi
Turn left onto Madison Ave - 33 ft
Take the 1st right onto NY-443 W/Delaware Ave
Continue to follow NY-443 W - 15.7 mi
Continue onto NY-85 W/Delaware Turnpike - 9.5 mi
Slight right onto Huyck Rd - 0.3 mi
25-91 Huyck Road, Rensselaerville, NY 12147
On-site parking is complimentary.
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 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 registrations will not be held beyond noon March 12. Checks should be made to: Association of Bridal Consultants - Education, and mailed to ABC-Education, 660 Neile Ct., Oviedo, FL 32765.
Still have questions about seminar logistics?
Contact Beverly Ann Bonner, MBC, The Wedding Beautiful, Wedding@aol.com,
781-255-1996, for questions.
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