ABC Expanding Horizans & Heartland Regional Meeting - Kansas City
Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 8:00 AM - Monday, March 28, 2011 at 4:00 PM (CDT)
Contact Patti Gehring, ABC™ for more information email@example.com
Hotel Accommodations – InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza 1-866-856-9717
A $99 rate is available for reservations made before March 7, 2011. Callers must identify themselves as being with the Association of Bridal Consultants.
Become a Certified Sandals Specialist and book your clients' honeymoons! 3:00-5:00p.m. suite 241
BYOB Bring Your Own Binder! Those working toward upgrade to Accredited and Master Designations are encouraged to bring your binder regardless of the stage of development. Don’t have a binder yet, this is the perfect time to see examples and hear Elise Enloe give advice, information, and encouragement to those seeking upgrade.
This very informal gathering will begin in the Oak Room Lounge at The InterContinental at 6:00 p.m. It is likely we will continue the fun and conversation over dinner somewhere on the Plaza. There is no charge, and everyone will be responsible for his/her own dinner.
EXPANDING HORIZONS – Building and Remodeling Your Business, 8:30 a.m. Rooftop Ballroom
Elise Enloe, MBC™ Director of Education, ABC
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. Click here to register for Expanding Horizons
NOSHING AND NETWORKING
Join us for a progressive-style dinner and enjoy the spectacular view of the Country Club Plaza from the InterContinental Rooftop Bar. The festivities begin at 6:00 p.m.
Monday 3/28 Just added! Complimentary Head Shot by Paul Versluis Photography. You will receive a complimentary digital file taken by Paul Versluis. Photos will be taken during the first morning break at 10:15 and again through lunch 11:45-12:45. No registration needed.
HEARTLAND REGIONAL MEETING – KANSAS CITY, 8:00 a.m. Rooftop Ballroom
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 consultation skills, and the value of solid standards and ethics in business. These seminars have been presented to wedding entertainers in over 60 cities across the United States. He has also frequently been asked to speak locally and internationally for various professional trade associations and conferences
Elyse Weidner is the Editor at KC Weddings. She will share tips on how to get your work published.
What do editors look for in Real Wedding submissions?
How do I decide where to send my work?
The top things publications and blogs look for in Real Wedding Submissions.
You will come away inspired and informed on how to get your name in front of your future clients!
Michael Sull is the Founder and Director of the Master Penmen Program of the IAMPETH (International Association of Master Pennmen, Engrossers and Teachers of Handwriting). He is considered the most significant living American penman, and the foremost instructor of Spencerian Script, Ornamental Penmanship and Engrossing. In addition to teaching, Michael has authored many books and his work is often featured in Martha Stewart Weddings. Michael was recently designated the handwriting spokesperson and consultant for Zaner-Bloser, America’s premier handwriting publishing company. His many distinctions include:
· Personal calligrapher for Ronald Reagan, 1992-1997
· Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (Oscar Nomination Certificates), 1996-1997
· Recognition Wall Mural, Kansas City Public Library, 2004
Patti Gehring, ABC™
Patti Gehring is an Accredited Bridal Consultant™ with a deep and abiding passion for stationery and the etiquette with which it is associated. A self-proclaimed ‘paper snob,’ she will share her ideas for developing a lucrative stationery business and generating an additional revenue stream for consultants at any level. Patti will also present the 'Anatomy of the Invitation' and welcomes your questions or quandaries regarding Etiquette.
Vernon Greene has been with Brancato Enterprises for more than 10 years. He has served in several capacities throughout his employment. These include: catering, installation crew, service and kitchen management, event sales and on-site coordination. All Seasons Tent Rental, an affiliate of Brancato Enterprises, is one of the largest equipment rental companies in the nation. Designed custom dance floor for Preston Bailey. Their constantly expanding inventory includes traditional styles as well as cutting edge equipment. Custom tents, dance floors, and room transformations are just a few of the items/services offered.