Member News – December 2021

Member News – December 2021 As always, a big shout out to our members that have made the news. Below you'll find members that have been highlighted or otherwise recognized. Thank you to those that submitted news this month and thank you to our members that continue to push the outside of the envelope in some way. Berit Bizjak, Founder ...

Getting Automated for Success in 2022

Getting Automated for Success in 2022 Every business faces operational bottlenecks from time to time, especially when navigating growth. While it’s a natural occurrence, internal gaps can lead to lost time and revenue if left unaddressed. Thus, entrepreneurs must be monitoring their businesses regularly to identify areas for improvement in all stages of its life cycle. As we head into ...

Member News – November 2021

As always, a big shout out to our members that have made the news. Below you’ll find members that have been highlighted or otherwise recognized. Thank you to those that submitted news this month and thank you to our members that continue to push the outside of the envelope in some way. Kevin Dennis of WeddingIQ was featured on GoodShuffle for ‘Best Tips on …

Leading Event Associations Partner with Aim to Advance Inclusivity

Leading Event Associations Partner with Aim to Advance Inclusivity (Scottsdale, AZ) —The National Gay Wedding Association (NGWA) and Wedding International Professionals Association (WIPA) are pleased to announce a collaboration to advance inclusion initiatives in the events industry.     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:Corinne Dudine, WIPAinfo@wipa.org Leading Event Associations Partner with Aim to Advance Inclusivity  (Scottsdale, AZ) —The National Gay Wedding Association (NGWA) and Wedding ...

How to Take Action on Your Big Dreams Before 2021 Ends

As we settle back into a comfortable swing of business, many wedding professionals are finding that they spent most of 2021 rebuilding and recovering from a tumultuous couple of years. While vital to keeping one’s business sustainable, it may have meant putting a pin in something you’ve been wanting to pursue for a while. It might be starting a side …

Member News – October 2021

As always, a big shout out to our members that have made the news. Below you’ll find members that have been highlighted or otherwise recognized. Thank you to those that submitted news this month and thank you to our members that continue to push the outside of the envelope in some way.  Meredith Ryncarz of The Restart Specialist recently spoke …

3 Ways to Expand Your Network You Haven’t Considered Yet

They say your network is your net worth, so if your relationships have been lacking since the start of COVID, it’s time to step your game up. Over the past year-plus, we’ve all learned the ropes of virtual networking via Zoom, FaceTime, and Google Hangouts. While it helped us to stay connected through a difficult year, it’s certainly not ideal. …

Member News – September 2021

As always, a big shout out to our members that have made the news. Below you’ll find members that have been highlighted or otherwise recognized. Thank you to those that submitted news this month and thank you to our members that continue to push the outside of the envelope in some way.  We are very excited to announce that Melissa …

Considering a New Market? Here’s What You Need to Know Before Expanding

Sometimes it takes a massive shift in our foundation to uncover the realizations that will help us grow our businesses. In the quietness of 2020, many wedding business owners were faced with the hard-to-answer questions that are typically pushed off in favor of client deadlines, jam-packed schedules, and overflowing inboxes. With weddings on pause, it allowed entrepreneurs to reconsider their …

Nurturing Your Relationships With Venues

In the wide world of the wedding industry, venues hold a unique position in a couple’s planning journey. While the average couple books upwards of 13 vendors for their big day, the venue is typically their starting point. In one fell swoop, they can decide their wedding date, confirm their maximum headcount, and receive a list of preferred vendors to …