Association of Bridal Consultants - Sandals FAMinar (FAM + ABC Expanding Horizons)
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 11:00 AM (EST)
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
ABC Expanding Horizons:
Networking and Etiquette Revival Seminar
Tuesday, January 17th - Sunday, January 22nd
This event is open to active ABC members only and to allow maximum attendance from all areas, is limited to one member per company.
The cost of this FAMINAR includes airport transfers, all meals, and 5 nights 'luxury included' Sandals accomodations. You are responsible for your your airfare. Take advantage of Member Early pricing and get the best deal while earning 4 Education and Professional Development points for the trip (2 for the FAM/Site inspections and Sandals training, 2 for Expanding Horizons,) and 1 point in Leadership/Participation for Certified Sandals Specialist , CSS.
Tuesday, Jan. 17th – Arrivals at Sandals Grande Riviera
Wednesday, Jan. 18th – Site inspections of Ocho Rios Resorts
Thursday, Jan. 19th – Sandals Workshop - afternoon free time
Friday, Jan. 20th - Expanding Horizons: Networking and Etiquette Revival &
optional BYOB (Bring Your Own Binder) ABC Advancement Workshop
Saturday, Jan. 21st – Transfer to Sandals Montego Bay, site inspections of Montego Bay Resorts, and farewell dinner
Sunday, Jan. 22nd – Departures
Expanding Horizons: Networking and Etiquette Revival
Rules of etiquette may have relaxed, but saying and doing the “right” things are still crucial skills for the dynamic wedding industry. Etiquette skills, like many other skills, need an occasional refresher. This one-day seminar covers wedding and business etiquette and customer service skills for all wedding professionals.
This seminar will be facilitated by Sandra Monahan, MBC. For all other questions about the Expanding Horizons seminar, please contact Elise Enloe, Director of Education at EliseABCFL@aol.com or 407 977-9338.
NOTICE: ALL US attendees must have a current passport.
This event is open to active ABC members only and to allow maximum attendance from all areas, is limited to one member per company. Registrants must attend all scheduled sessions or they will be charged the prevailing resort rate.
Registration - Travel Information:
Attendees are responsible for transportation to arrive in Montego Bay, Jamaica on Tuesday, January 17th and depart on Sunday, January 22nd. Attendees must provide confirmed flight information by NOON, Eastern time on Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 to confirm Sandals room reservations and arrival transports.
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About the resorts:
After recently undergoing a $60 million enhancement, Sandals Grande Riviera now offers the most compelling and diverse resort experience anywhere in Jamaica. From the all-new Riviera Beach Club - Jamaica's most exclusive spot featuring chic white cabanas, a grotto pool and direct access to Ocho Rios' most spectacular beach - to the Riviera Villas, offering the serenity of a secluded romantic escape with the full-service amenities that you have come to expect, Sandals Grande Riviera now delivers more choices than you could ever dream ofIf you want to enjoy two resort experiences surrounded by the best of everything natural Jamaica has to offer, then welcome to Sandals Grande Riviera.
Set along Jamaica's longest private white-sand beach, Sandals Montego Bay offers guests an authentic laid-back Caribbean experience and the lively vibe of the islands. Here, the blues are as far as the eye can see and the fun never ends. Sandals Montego Bay offers eight world-class restaurants, chic oceanfront pools, tropical gardens, and Bay Roc Villas–with butler service–just steps from the sea. If you're looking for a lively, fun-filled vacation where the party never stops until you do, Sandals Montego Bay is for you.
Payment and Cancellations:
Cancellations more than 10 days before seminar may be refunded less a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations/no-shows less than 10 days before the seminar cannot be refunded as we have ordered materials and given a guaranteed attendance.
If paying by check, check must be postmarked by early registration cutoff to be received prior to the seminar. Checks should be made to: Association of Bridal Consultants - Education Department, and mailed to 660 Neile Ct., Oviedo, FL 32765. No-shows will be invoiced.
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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, visit www.BridalAssn.com or phone 860-355-7000.
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