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Upcoming Seminars and ABC Sponsored Events

The Association staff conducts a wide variety of seminars and workshops. These offer you an opportunity to network with other wedding professionals. Seminars and workshops are designed to improve your professionalism as you enter the wedding consulting business.

Non-members are welcome to attend all seminars including our Annual Conference unless otherwise noted.

ABC Seminar Descriptions

ABC Education Plan

Current Seminars

3rd Annual Soiree and Award Night (1/7/2015)  
Full Day Conference @ Crowne Plaza White Plains SAVE THE DATE - March 29th - 30th 2015 We are thrilled to have Marley Majcher - The Profit Goddess as our 2015 ABC NYS Conference keynote speaker.
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ABC-SC State Conference (3/25/2015)  
We are SO excited to announce that one of the country's leading tastemakers and most sought-after event planners, Tara Guerard, will be the Keynote Luncheon presenter at our upcoming ABC SC State Conference in Columbia! Recently named by VOGUE as one of five "Star Wedding Planners You Need to Know About", Tara will share with us her endless excitement and energy for creating spectacular settings and impeccably executed events - plus sign copies of her book Weddings by Tara Guerard. We'll be spending the day at the lovely and historic Wavering Place Plantation - the idyllic location for a wedding planner meeting featuring a genuine southern wedding planner like Tara! More details about the day are coming soon, including information on several other fabulous presenters and fun activities. Mark your calendar now and take advantage of the discounted "early bird" ticket pricing by Feb. 27!
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Webinar - Spice Up Your Packages and Pricing (5/12/2015)  
Learn how to “spice up” your current packages and services, how to price them, how to figure out who to market them to, and how to do all of this for low or no cost. We will cover: Establishing who your ideal bride/client is Creating packages and services that will appeal to that bride/client How to price those services Low cost ways to market to that ideal bride/client Examples of resources and ideas This presentation will benefit Bridal Consultants of all levels. If you are a new consultant, these ideas will get you started on the right track. If you’re a more experienced consultant, you’ll get some insight on how to evaluate what you’re already doing, and get ideas of what you can do to give your business a boost. Regardless of how many years you’ve been in the wedding planning business, you’re going to take away ideas that you can start implementing RIGHT AWAY. by: Christine Terezakis, M.B.C This Webinar will be pre-recorded and will be sent via eventbrite link right before the air date. No refunds will be given. Your receipt is proof of 1 hour continuing education. Completion of essay will give .5 points in ABC points system.
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Webinar - Business is Business (6/9/2015)  
A. The 3 C’s B. Branding C. Marketing D. Leadership E. Hiring/Firing F. Budgeting G. Record Keeping H. When to Say No! I. Focus J. Goal Setting K. What Sets your Business Apart? L. 20 Questions Before Starting M. 10 Steps to Starting a Business This webinar will be pre-recorded and attendees will be sent a link via Eventbrite 24 hours in advance. No refunds will be given. This counts as one hour of continuing education and .5 point when essay is complete. From 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
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