Inland Empire Association of Bridal Consultants
2010 Schedule of Events
January 26 6:00-9:00 PM.
Combined ABC/ NACE Meeting
A Lighthearted Classic Approach to Creating Beautiful Weddings and Special Events
Special Guest Speaker Kevin Covey of Kevin Covey Wedding & Event Coordination.
Kevin is a celebrity event planner and has been featured on "Whose Wedding Is it
Anyway?" "Married Away" and "Platinum Weddings". He is also the National
Spokesperson for beverage brand Kahlua and Gourmet Magazine.
Kevin is a gifted speaker and is always entertaining
**PLEASE NOTE: Country Club Attire is required( Wearing Jeans and Cell
Phone use is not premited)
Venue: Victoria Club
Members $35 Non-Members $45
March 23 6:00-9:00 PM.
Master Bridal Consultant Frank Andonoplas was the keynote speaker
and highlight at last year's ABC International Convention, receiving a standing ovation
for his outstanding, inspirational and humorous presentations. Owner of
Frank Event Design in Chicago, he has been featured in numerous books
and periodicals including Brides, Modern Bride and all five editions of The
Complete Idiot's Guide to a a Perfect Wedding and was named as one of the
Top Ten Wedding Consultants in the Country by Association of Bridal Consultants
Frank is flying in from Chicago just for this program.
Venue: Mission Inn
Members $35.00 Non Members $45.00
May 25 Dinner Meeting
Wedding Wisdom with Mary Dann of Mary Dann Wedding & Party Coordinators.
Mary is a renown event planner, convention speaker and author. She holds a Masters
Degree in Clinical Psychology and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Intern. Mary will be premiering her new book "Wedding Wisdom". Mary is a contributing
writer for "Inside Weddings" magazine and on-air talent for the nationally syndicated
television show "Whose Wedding Is It Anyway".
Venue: Wilson Creek Winery
Members $35.00 None Members $45.00
September 28 Dinner Meeting
Special Guest Speaker- Peter Merry of Merry Weddings, Inc.
Author of "The Best Wedding Reception...Ever" Peter Merry has been helping
couples create fun and entertaining wedding receptions since 1992. He has
presented seminars on wedding entertainment performance techniques, wedding
marketing,sales consultations skills, and the value of solid standards and ethics
in business. These seminars have been presented to wedding professionals in over
60 cities across the United States. He has been featured at all the big national
conventions including ISES,ABC,WMBA, WEVA,AFWPI & NACE
He currently serves his clients as their Wedding Entertainment Director via
his exclusive wedding entertainment company, Merry Weddings inc.
His Varied Entertainment background includes years of public speaking and teaching
classes at Saddleback Church, serving as a "Mornign Host" for KBRT AM 740,
hosting and engineering his own Talk Radio Show on KBRT, and doing Stand-Up
Comedy at the Improv.
Venue: To be announced.
Members- $35.00 Non Members- $45.00
When & Where
ABC Inland Empire
If you have any questions please reach out to your ABC-I.E Co-Director