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Association of Bridal Consultants ("ABC")
World of Weddings Annual Conference 2016
Nov 6 - 8, 2016 at The Adolphus Hotel / Dallas, Texas
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Conference Registration Options - 2016 Dallas (Nov 6-8, 2016)
Registration for the ABC educational conference includes optional Sunday sessions, 2 full days of educational material, Sunday Evening reception, Monday breakfast, Monday Luncheon, Tuesday breakfast , Tuesday luncheon, and admittance to Trade show Sunday and Monday. (Monday and Tuesday evening events are priced separately).
Early Member Registration - Dallas, TX
Early Member Conference Registration $565.00 / $150 Deposit by Feb. 28 2016/ $415 Balance by April 30th
      (AC16-1BT) (11/30/2015 - 2/28/2016)
$150.00 n/a
Regular Member Registration - Dallas, TX
Regular Member $650 Conference Registration. $150 Deposit to hold price. Balance must be paid in full by June 30, 2016. (Sunday Evening Reception included. Monday & Tuesday off-sites are additional.)
      (AC16-1CT) (3/1/2016 - 6/30/2016)
$150.00 n/a
Late Registration - Dallas, TX
Late Conference Registration $695 / paid in full by October 14, 2016. (Sunday Evening Reception included. Monday & Tuesday off-sites are additional.)
      (AC16-1DT) (7/1/2016 - 10/21/2016)
$695.00 n/a
Special Offer for New Registered Wedding Planners & Vendors
EARLY PRICE ENDS 6-30-16 This special offer includes a 1 year ABC entry level membership and Dallas, TX 2016 annual conference registration. Membership begins upon final payment. Due in full June 30, 2016. Register today! *(no refunds with this special offer) VALID FOR NEW ASSOCIATION MEMBERS ONLY
      (AC16-NMBRTX) (11/30/2015 - 6/30/2016)
$695.00 n/a
Sunday Night Reception For Guests Only - Cocktail Attire
Spouse or Guest admission to Sunday night Opening Reception. Please provide Guest's full name in the Notes/Special Comments section. Black and White Masquerade Ball by Steve Kemble
      (AC16-Sun) (4/16/2016 - 11/1/2016)
$50.00 n/a
Monday Night Offsite - Dallas, TX - Cocktail Attire
EMERALD CITY. Stunning Dallas skyline views await you at Altitude on the 33rd floor of the W Dallas-Victory. Join us for a full 3 course dinner, cocktail reception, open bar, dinner wine service. Entertainment and surprises await you. Space Limited to 150. Early pricing $99 by 7/30, Regular $119 by 10/31, Late $139 after 11/1 space limited.
      (AC16-02B) (5/16/2016 - 11/1/2016)
$119.00 n/a
Tuesday Night Offsite - Dallas, TX - Business Casual
EMBRACING HISTORY: The 6th Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. Reception with food stations and open bar. Explore the JFK Museum on a self-guided audio tour. Live election coverage and much more. Space limited to 125. Early pricing $79 by 7/30, Regular $99 by 10/31, Late $119 after 11/01 space limited.
      (AC16-02C) (5/16/2016 - 11/1/2016)
$99.00 n/a
Special Diet or Accomodations - Dallas, TX
Please add this to your cart, with special instructions and we will try to accommodate you.
      (AC16-03D) (11/30/2015 - 10/14/2016)
$0.00 n/a
Special Offer - NEW Registered Wedding Planners & Vendors
This offer includes a 1 year ABC entry level membership and Dallas 2016 annual conference registration. Membership begins upon full payment of $795, due upon registration. (no refunds with this offer). VALID FOR NEW ASSOCIATION MEMBERS ONLY.
      (AC16-03F) (7/1/2016 - 11/1/2016)
$795.00 n/a
Texas residents: One day Monday registration
Conference educational sessions and breakfast, lunch and breaks included.
      (AC16-03G) (10/6/2016 - 11/1/2016)
$375.00 n/a
Texas residents: One day Tuesday registration
Conference educational sessions and breakfast, lunch and breaks included.
      (AC16-03H) (10/6/2016 - 11/1/2016)
$375.00 n/a

2017 Annual Conference
ABC 2017 Annual Conference Mexico
November 4th - 8th, 2017 Riviera Maya, Mexico. Current Registration Price Only $ 425 if you deposit $150 before August 30, 2016. Balance is due January 30, 2017.
      (AC17-1BMX) (1/4/2016 - 8/30/2016)
$150.00 n/a
ABC 2017 Annual Conference Mexico
November 4th - 8th, 2017 Barcelo Maya Beach Resort, Riviera Maya, Mexico. Current Registration Price $475 with a $150 deposit by January 30, 2017. Balance is due April 30, 2017.
      (AC17-1CMX) (9/1/2016 - 1/31/2017)
$150.00 n/a
ABC 2017 Annual Conference Mexico
November 4th - 8th, 2017 Barcelo Maya Beach Resort, Riviera Maya, Mexico. Registration Price $545 Due in full by August 15, 2017 OR IF HAVE QUESTIONS, CALL ABC OFFICE 860-355-7000
      (AC17-1DMX) (2/1/2017 - 9/30/2017)
$545.00 n/a
2017 Annual Conference - Lodging Details
(Must be registered for the ABC Educational Conference to book your lodging rooms.)
No Partial Lodging Payments, due to already very low ABC group rate.
Lodging can only be paid in full.
In comments section of cart . . . for our travel manifest please enter your:
Full Legal Name as it appears on your passport
Your passport #
Your passport expiration date
If needed, can update your Passport using: Travel.State.Gov
ABC 2017 Annual Conference Mexico- Lodging
1 Attendee for 4 nights: $149 X 4 nights = $596 Arrive Saturday November 4, 2017 Stay 4 Nights of November 4, 5, 6 and 7, 2017. Depart Wednesday Nov. 8, 2017
      (AC17-14MX) (9/1/2016 - 10/27/2017)
$596.00 n/a
ABC 2017 Annual Conference Mexico- Lodging
1 Attendee for 6 nights: $149 X 6 nights = $894 Stay 6 nights of November 4,5,6,7,8,9 Depart Friday November 10, 2017
      (AC17-16MX) (9/1/2016 - 10/27/2017)
$894.00 n/a
ABC 2017 Annual Conference Mexico- Lodging
1 Attendee and spouse for 4 nights: $199 X 4 nights = $796 Arrive Saturday night Nov. 4, 2017 Stay 4 nights of Nov. 4,5,6,7 Depart Wednesday Nov. 8, 2016
      (AC17-1S4MX) (9/1/2016 - 10/27/2017)
$796.00 n/a
ABC 2017 Annual Conference Mexico- Lodging
1 Attendee and spouse for 6 nights: $199 X 6 nights = $1,194 Arrive Saturday Nov. 4, 2017 Stay 6 nights of Nov 4,5,6,7,8,9 Depart Friday November 10, 2017
      (AC17-1S6MX) (9/1/2016 - 10/27/2017)
$1,194.00 n/a
Special Diet or Accomodations - Mexico
Barcelo is all inclusive resort dining. You will be able to make your own food choices.
      (AC17-03D) (9/1/2016 - 6/30/2017)
$0.00 n/a
First Time Attendee Orientation - Mexico
Add to cart to “sign up” for this class. *For first time attendees after registering for conference. *No charge
      (AC17-03A) (9/1/2016 - 9/30/2017)
$0.00 n/a
Accredited/Master Prep - Mexico
Learn more about the ABC point system and advancing your credentials to Accredited Wedding Planner and Master Wedding Planner. Add to cart to “sign up” for this class. *No Charge / Time Sunday TBA
      (AC17-03B) (9/1/2016 - 9/30/2017)
$0.00 n/a
ABC Sandals Training
TBA
   

Optional Conference Items
First Time Attendee Orientation - Dallas, TX
Add to cart to “sign up” for this class. *For first time attendees after registering for conference. 11:30am - 12:15pm *No charge
      (AC16-03A) (11/30/2015 - 11/1/2016)
$0.00 n/a
Accredited/Master Prep - Dallas, TX
Add to cart to “sign up” for this class. *No Charge 12:30pm - 1:15pm
      (AC16-03B) (11/30/2015 - 11/1/2016)
$0.00 n/a
Sandals Training - Dallas, TX
Add to cart to “sign up” for this class. *Must be a conference attendee. No entry charge. 2:00pm - 5:00pm
      (AC16-03C) (11/30/2015 - 11/1/2016)
$0.00 n/a
LGBT Certification
Sunday, Nov. 6 from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Add to cart to "sign up" for this class. *Must be conference attendee ($300 value at no entry charge!) Space is limited. Pre-registration required.
      (AC16-03E) (6/28/2016 - 11/1/2016)
$0.00 n/a
Southfork Ranch – Sat. Nov. 5th from 2:00 – 6:00 pm
Sat. Nov. 5th from 2:00 – 6:00 pm. Enjoy a full guided tour of the famed Ewing Mansion (the “most famous White House west of D.C.”), see Texas longhorns and American quarter horses and re-live exciting moments from the series in the "Dallas Legends" exhibit, featuring an exciting array of memorabilia. Transportation and Chef’s choice appetizers and beverages included. $59.00 per person Group of 20 people required for tour. Reservation Required. Credit Card payment processed when group is met.
      (AC16-SF) (7/14/2016 - 10/7/2016)
$59.00 n/a
AT&T Stadium - Sat. Nov. 5th from 2:00 – 6:00 pm
Tour the most popular areas of AT&T Stadium; access to the field, the Cowboys and Cheerleaders locker room, the Miller Lite Club and the post-game interview room. Tour Guides are stationed in each area to provide you with information and answer questions. While on the field, throw passes and take pictures at your leisure and on the famous star. Transportation included. $49.00 per person. Group of 20 people required for tour. Reservation Required. Credit Card payment processed when group is met.
      (AC16-ATT) (7/14/2016 - 10/7/2016)
$49.00 n/a
Book Hotel Online Here
ABC Annual Conference and Trade Show 2016
ABC's World of Weddings Trade Show will be open Sunday November 6th, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Monday, November 7th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sign-up early and capture great savings over regular Trade Show booth prices. ABC Corporate Membership required. Call Dena Davey, Director of Marketing at 860-355-7000 for more information.
Early Booth Registration - Dallas, TX
$495.00 with full payment by Feb 28, 2016.
      (AC16-B1) (11/30/2015 - 2/29/2016)
$495.00 n/a
Regular Booth Registration - Dallas, TX
$595.00 with full payment by June 30, 2016
      (AC16-B2) (3/1/2016 - 6/30/2016)
$595.00 n/a
Late Booth Registration - Dallas, TX
$695.00 with full payment by Sept 30, 2016
      (AC16-B3) (7/1/2016 - 10/15/2016)
$695.00 n/a
Additional Booth Exhibtor - Dallas, TX
Each Additional Exhibitor $175.00 Per person / Per booth
      (AC16-B4) (11/30/2015 - 11/1/2016)
$175.00 n/a
Double Booth - Dallas, TX
Double Booth - add $400.
      (AC16-B5) (11/30/2015 - 11/1/2016)
$400.00 n/a
Corner Booth - Dallas, TX
Corner Booth – add $200.
      (AC16-B6) (11/30/2015 - 11/1/2016)
$200.00 n/a
Booth in a Bag with Trade Show Booth - Dallas, TX
Booth in a bag with Trade Show $150.00 - Great Way to give our ABC Members your product information. These items will be put in every ABC 2016 Conference attendee bag.
      (AC16-B7) (11/30/2015 - 11/1/2016)
$150.00 n/a
Booth in a bag without Trade Show Booth - Dallas, TX
Booth in a bag without Trade Show $300 - Great Way to give our ABC Members your product information. These items will be put in every ABC 2016 Conference attendee bag.
      (AC16-B8) (11/30/2015 - 11/1/2016)
$300.00 n/a
Early New Member with Trade Show
Early new Corporate Membership with a booth is $1080.00.
Special Pricing is $895 by February 28, 2016.
      (AC16-B9) (11/30/2015 - 2/28/2016)
$895.00 n/a
Regular New Member with a Trade Show Booth
New Corporate Membership with a booth is $1180.
Special Pricing is $995 by June 30, 2016.
      (AC16-B10) (3/1/2016 - 6/30/2016)
$995.00 n/a
Late New Member with Trade Show Booth
Late Corporate Membership with a booth is $1280.00.
Special Pricing is $1095.00 by Sept 30, 2016.
      (AC16-B11) (7/1/2016 - 9/30/2016)
$1,095.00 n/a
If you wish to reach wedding planners. . . this is the show for you! Booth price includes:
  • 8’ X 10’ booth
  • 6 ft table, topped & skirted, two chairs, sign
  • Business listing in conference attendee program
  • Sunday night opening reception for one person
  • Monday breakfast and lunch for one person
  • Conference attendee lead list
*Electricity, internet and phone lines available for an additional fee.
*Optional "Booth in Bag" for Corporate Members and New Corporate members with an additional fee.
Conference Cancellation Policy
All ABC Conference registrations include a $95 non-refundable deposit fee. Cancellations received by April 30 of the travel year, receive a full refund less that fee. Cancellations received May 1 – June 30 of the travel year receive a 50% credit. No refunds after June 30 of the travel year. No refunds for “no – shows”.

Book Hotel Online Here
Incredible ABC … Adolphus Hotel Room Package:
  • Phenomenal $139 per person per room night … (plus tax) … Single or double occupancy … Must be attending ABC Conference
  • The Adolphus Hotel
    1321 Commerce Street
    Dallas, TX 75202
    Telephone 214-742-8200
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