International Board Of Directors & Chapter Board Of Directors For 2022

International Board Of Directors & Chapter Board Of Directors For 2022 I’m honored to serve as your President once again. Please take a moment to see our final International Board of Directors as well as each Chapter Board of Directors, which you can find on each chapter page of the website. Don’t hesitate to reach out to me at any time. Wishing you ...

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 …

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 …

Member News – August 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.  Christie Osborne of Mountainside Media made several in-print appearances in …

Member News – July 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.  Rebecca Grant out of the WIPA Seattle chapter, …