Wedding professional is seeking opportunities to network and link up with others in the wedding industry. If you are a vendor and live in the San Diego area and interested in starting a chapter here in San Diego for networking purpose’s,media opportunities,and other benefits. Please reply to this post. I’m looking for new members to join the
A community of professionals.. Since 1995. The Association for Wedding Professionals,International (AfWPi ) is your resource if you want to succeed in the wedding industry. AfWPi has reached around the globe the past 15 years to build a community of members in more than 31 countries. This is your association if you want to connect, grow,and be recognized-and respected-as a professional. We are also a fully staffed,full-time organization.
With other wedding professionals locally and throughout the world. 10 mixers, 1 Holiday party and 1 Gala per year in Sacramento.
You’ll get to know other pros in the area. Plus get the chance to showcase your products and services. We are building networking communities throughout the US. Online Social Networking-Facebook, MySpace, Wed Space,etc.
Bringing The Brides To You……..
……through several avenues.
30,000 brides’ names and contact info just last year.
We’ll drive brides to your Web site, with your link from the highly visited afwpi.com.
STATUS & CREDIBILITY……
…for you and the wedding industry. We work to make the wedding industry seen as hard-working professionals. You love your job and bring all you have to your weddings- you deserve respect. Our logo is well-known as a symbol of ethics and professionalism. You will be able to use this logo on your Web site, business cards,brochures and advertising. And your Certificate of membership lets brides know you care enough about your business to be part of a professional organization.
LEARN TO EARN & GROW
Selling Techniques : How to Survive in a Down Economy: Better Business Cards: Blogging: Selling to the 21st Century Bride: Get more Bookings from Bridal Shows: Eco-Friendly Weddings: Improving Your Customer Service.. Just a few of the seminars organized by AFWPI. Seminars are every 3-4 month, an all-day Regional Conference is held once a year Soon to com-monthly newsletters and webinars.
FREE PUBLICITY FOR YOU
When a newspaper or TV reporter needs information on weddings they call AfWPi-and we send them to our members. The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, all major networks, and hundreds of other national and local media have quoted our members. With one press release, AfWPi started the media frenzy over 07/07/07!
SERVICES & RESOURCES YOU NEED
In bussines you need to have insurance, accept credit cards and advertise.
AfWPi finds discounts for you on these and other services:
Merchant Card Processing Services
Company Liability Insurance
Magazine Advertizing Discounts
Airport Parking Discounts/Airline Travel Discounts
Discounted Bridal Show Fees. Soon to be added Discounted Legal Fees.
And, if there is something you need and we don’t have it, we’ll find it!!
ALL THIS FOR ABOUT $20 A MONTH!
A small investment in a big opportunity to grow your business, build valuable lasting relationships and be the best you can be. And, we’re her for you full time-It’s what we do. Plus-you are investing in your industry.
**Please ask about our payment plan.*
Association for Wedding Professionals International
Please if you have any questions about the association please contact the AfWPI