WIPA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (D&I) Committee is making progress in organization-wide diversity initiatives

WIPA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (D&I) Committee is making progress in organization-wide diversity initiatives The (D&I) Committee was formed to create a culture of equity, embrace differences, and promote diverse backgrounds and cultures amongst our membership and in the wedding industry. Even though our initiative is still in its infancy stage, compared to the length of time silence and oppression ...

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 ...

WIPA’s Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

Dear Members and Colleagues,Over the last year, we’ve continually shared our Diversity + Inclusion efforts with you and feel it's time to talk more openly about our journey. We recognize that WIPA has not historically been as inclusive as it should be. We have not represented all types of weddings and wedding professionals in our marketing and social media, and ...

WIPA Partners with Equally Wed Pro as Pride Month Nears

WIPA Partners with Equally Wed Pro as Pride Month Nears   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:Corinne Dudine, WIPAinfo@wipa.org WIPA Partners with Equally Wed Pro as Pride Month Nears (Scottsdale, AZ) — The Wedding International Professionals Association (WIPA) and Equally Wed Pro are pleased to announce a partnership to advance inclusivity initiatives in the events industry. “WIPA is committed to allyship and we are thrilled ...

Leading Event Associations Partner with Aim to Increase Representation in Industry

Leading Event Associations Partner with Aim to Increase Representation in Industry FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:Corinne Dudine, WIPAinfo@wipa.org Leading Event Associations Partner with Aim to Increase Representation in Industry (Scottsdale, AZ) —The National Society of Black Wedding & Event Professionals (NSBWEP) and The Wedding International Professionals Association (WIPA) are pleased to announce a collaboration to advance diversity and inclusion initiatives in the events ...

WIPA Partners with Timothy S.Y. Lam Foundation for Diversity + Inclusion Initiative

WIPA Partners with Timothy S.Y. Lam Foundationfor Diversity + Inclusion Initiative FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Media Contact:Corinne Dudine, WIPAinfo@wipa.org WIPA Partners with Timothy S.Y. Lam Foundation for Diversity + Inclusion Initiative (Scottsdale, AZ) — The Wedding International Professionals Association (WIPA) and the Timothy S.Y. Lam Foundationare pleased to announce a partnership to advance diversity and inclusion initiatives in the events industry. The Foundation has ...

Diversity + Inclusion (February Update)

Diversity + Inclusion (February Update) This is our Diversity + Inclusion Committee and we are WIPA! Our journey as Members for WIPA’s 2021 Diversity + Inclusion Committee began in February with our first meeting taking place on February 9th. We took a deep dive into what was our ‘why’ for joining the committee, what we are hoping to achieve throughout ...

Bridging The Racial Divide

Bridging The Racial Divide You're invited to join your WIPA Atlanta Chapter members on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. as we host our first 2021 Diversity & Inclusion Series “Talk” (virtually). Sponsored by The King Center in bringing people of diverse backgrounds together over dinner to talk about bridging the racial divide. In keeping with Dr. King’s assertion “we are ...