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Association of Bridal Consultants - Education

ABC's World of Wedding Planning - Tempe, Arizona

Association of Bridal Consultants - Education

Sunday, March 3, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (MST)

ABC's World of Wedding Planning - Tempe, Arizona

Registration Information

Registration Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
ABC Member by Feb 16th
For ABC members pre-paid through February 16th. Includes workshop materials, luncheon and luncheon topic, break snacks, and more....
7 Registrations Ended $99.00 $0.00
All Nonmembers/guests (and ABC members after 2/16)
All Non-members and members after 2/16. Non-members must prepay by Paypal or check. To avoid attrition penalties, unpaid registrations will be released/cancelled 72 hours before seminar and attendees will be charged the "at-the-door, walk-in" rate, space available.
7 Registrations Ended $119.00 $0.00
"Pay at the door" and "walk-in" all members and non-members
All members and non-members unpaid after 12:00 noon, 2/28, "pay at the door" and walk-ins on a space available basis. ABC member "no shows" will be invoiced.
5 Registrations Ended $129.00 $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. 

About the Venue

Situated in the beautiful Southwest in Tempe, Arizona, Fiesta Resort Conference Center is an upscale hotel with comfortable hotel rooms and excellent amenities. With three lush acres of landscaping, water features, and patios, you'll find a beautiful setting to unwind and relax. With an outdoor heated pool and on-site spa and massage services, our Tempe, Arizona hotel is perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Fiesta Resort Conference Center offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the Southwestern-style Milagros Restaurant. For a day of relaxation and rejuvination visit Absolute Vitality Spa, our award-winning and on site spa.

Fiesta Resort Conference Center

  • Complimentary Airport Transportation 24 hours a day
  • Complimentary parking
  • Complimentary high-speed internet access in all guest rooms
  • Complimentary use of on site workout facility

Not Local? Overnight Accommodations

To reserve your room at our special rate of $129 single or double room (plus applicable taxes), request the Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC) rate when calling 480-967-1441. Reservations must be made by February 15th and held with a one night deposit or credit card to guarantee this rate.

 

Driving Directions

Coming from Los Angeles or points West?

We should only be about 6 hours away, if you're driving. Take Interstate 10 East across the Arizona border. Just stay on I-10 all the way to Exit 153 - Az 143/48 th St. Exit, toward Broadway Rd. Stay in the center lane, and pass over 48 th St. Follow the access road to Broadway Rd., then turn left onto Broadway Rd. Turn right on to Priest Dr, then right into our parking lot. Welcome home!

Coming from Tucson, or points East or South? -

We're right on your way! Stick with I-10 West to Exit 153B - Broadway Rd/52nd St. Exit. Stay right on the access road to West Broadway Rd. Turn right on to Priest Dr, then right into our parking lot. You're here!

Coming from Flagstaff, or points North?

I-40 & I-17 intersect in Flagstaff. Take I-17 South to Phoenix. Once in town, merge onto I-10/US60 via the exit on the left, toward Globe/Tucson. Take I-10 to Exit 153 - Az 143/48th St. Exit, toward Broadway Rd. Stay in the center lane, and pass over 48th St. Follow the access road to Broadway Rd., then turn left onto Broadway Rd. Turn right on to Priest Dr, then right into our parking lot. Welcome home!

From Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport -

Take the 202 East exit to Priest Drive, where the airport exit merges with the 202 Highway. Turn right (South) at Priest Drive, and drive two miles to Broadway Road. The Fiesta Resort Conference Center is located on the southwest corner of Priest and Broadway. The entrance is on your right, after the intersection. 

Parking

On-site parking is complimentary.  

What's Nearby Tempe Arizona

  • Arizona Mills Outlet Mall - 1.6 miles
  • Desert Botanical Gardens - 3.9 miles
  • Sun Devil Stadium - 3.2 milesArizona State University - 2.5 miles
  • Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport - 5 miles
  • Phoenix Zoo - 3.8 miles
  • University of Phoenix Stadium - 26 miles
  • Tempe Diablo Stadium - 2.3 miles
  • Tempe Market Place - 5.5 miles
  • Phoenix Convention Center - 8.4 miles
  • Chase Field - 8.1 miles
  • US Airways Center - 6.9 miles
  • Heard Museum - 10 miles
  • Phoenix Municipal Stadium - 3.5 miles
  • Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West - 21 miles
  • Arizona Science Center - 8 miles
  • Bass Pro Shop - 11 miles
  • Gila River's Wild Horse Pass Casino - 10 miles
  • Salt River Fields - 15 miles
  • Phoenix Symphony Hall - 8.4 miles
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 noon Thursday, February 28. Checks should be made to: Association of Bridal Consultants - Education, 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


Fiesta Resort Conference Center
2100 South Priest Drive
Tempe, AZ 85282

Sunday, March 3, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (MST)


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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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