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Two ABC Seminars: World of Wedding Planning (WoW) AND Building and Remodeling Bridal Business (BRBB)

Association of Bridal Consultants - Education

Two ABC Seminars: World of Wedding Planning (WoW) AND...

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Ticket Type Remaining Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird World of Wedding Planning
Early Bird price through 2/1 for Saturday 3/1 World of Wedding Planning. Lunch is included.
15 Tickets $89.00 $3.22
Standard Pricing World of Wedding Planning
Standard price for Saturday 3/1 World of Wedding Planning. Lunch is included.
15 Tickets $109.00 $3.72
Early Bird Building and Remodeling Bridal Business
Early Bird price through 2/1 for Sunday, March 2nd Building and Remodeling Bridal Business. Lunch is included.
16 Tickets $149.00 $4.72
Standard Pricing Building and Remodeling Bridal Business
Standard price for Sunday, 3/2 Building and Remodeling Bridal Business Lunch is included.
18 Tickets $179.00 $5.47
BOTH ABC Seminars: WoW (Sat 3/1) and BRBB (Sun 3/2)
Attend BOTH seminars and SAVE! Register for both World of Wedding Planning on Saturday 3/1 from 11:00 am to 6:30 pm. AND Building and Remodeling Bridal Business on Sunday 3/2 from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm by Feb 15th to receive this special combination price. Lunch included both days.
14 Tickets $209.00 $6.22

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ABC is bringing not ONE but TWO seminars to Virginia!

Attend one or both! (See special pricing for attending both and earning twice the points!)

On SATURDAY, MARCH 1st, 11:00 am - 6:30 pm:

 

ABC's World of Wedding Planning is targeted for wedding planners that are just getting started. 
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

AND ON SUNDAY, MARCH 2nd 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

If you have a wedding business and need to keep it growing, or you need a remodel of your wedding business, this seminar is sure to help you. 
Could your business be suffering from the "success syndrome?" The Success Syndrome is a silent illness, you will not see or hear it but you will notice its effects.

This one-day seminar focuses on branding, specialization, other events, add-on sales, apprenticeships, hiring and firing, media relations, website enhancement, current software and technological advances, and ethical challenges that are encountered in an established, growing business.

Attendees will be able to:   

  • Update and refresh a business plan.
  • Discuss business growth and development opportunities.
  • Select current event management tools and technology.
  • Describe basic human resources management concepts.
  • Review and revise a job description.
  • Respond to customer complaints and ethical issues.

 This interactive 6 hour seminar will cover:

1st hour:  Business Plan Refresher/Review, SWOT

                Business Opportunities:

Specialization
Diversification
Expansion
Reduction
Redirection

2nd hour  Tools & Technology

3rd hour   Event Management Efficiency

Lunch 

4th-5th hour   Human Resources Hiring and Firing

Is it time to hire someone?
What is the process?

What is legal and illegal?

                Letting Go: the Art of Delegation

6th hour   Ethical Challenges

                Business Skills: Personal and Professional Development

This seminar earns 2 points for education and professional development. To enable full participation for all attendees, seminar is limited to 25 participants.

Both seminars will be facilitated by Master Bridal Consultant Elise Enloe, former Director of Education for the Association of Bridal Consultants and former State Manager for Florida. It includes lunch, seminar workbook and lively discussion. No refunds will be given.

ATTENDING BOTH? NEED ACCOMMODATIONS?

Visit the Marriott Fair Oaks website to reserve a reasonably-priced room. (We do not have an ABC room block.) 

Have questions about Two ABC Seminars: World of Wedding Planning (WoW) AND Building and Remodeling Bridal Business (BRBB)? Contact Association of Bridal Consultants - Education

Where


Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks
11787 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway
Fairfax, VA 22033


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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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