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WOW Planning Seminar & Bring Your Binder

Association of Bridal Consultants - Education

Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)

WOW Planning Seminar & Bring Your Binder

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird Ended $119.00 $3.97
Standard Ended $139.00 $4.47
Bring Your Binder Friday, May 16 at 3:30 - 6:30 pm Ended $30.00 $1.74

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ABC's World of Wedding Planning is targeted for wedding planners who are just getting started. This is also a great refresher for people in the business for 5 years or less or for those who want points and hours to renew membership. Contact the Courtyard Marriott for room reservations.

And You Can Also Attend:

Friday: Bring Your Binder (see below).

What will Saturday, May 17, WoW Planning coverIn this information-packed, interactive one-day seminar facilitated by ABC Master Bridal Consultants you'll:

• Brainstorm knowledge and skills needed 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
Lunch will be provided. Facilitated by Master Bridal Consultants Gloria Boyden and Jane Skarosi. 2 Points and 6 continuing education credits.
No Refunds Will Be Given.

Bring YOUR Binder - Friday, May 16, 2014
Are you just getting started on pulling together your Points Binder? Do you need help in organizing to the next level - Professional, Accredited or Master? Friday, May 16 from 3:30 to 6:30 CDT Gloria will give personal assistance. Bring your materials and 5 file folders. This earns .5 points and 2 hour continuing education
No Refunds Will be Given.
Have questions about WOW Planning Seminar & Bring Your Binder? Contact Association of Bridal Consultants - Education

When & Where

Courtyard by Marriott-Merrillville
7850 Rhode Island St.
Merrillville, IN 46410

Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)

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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 or phone 860-355-7000.
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