|Conferences, Seminars, and More
We are working to secure dates for other trips. While membership in
AFWPi is preferred we have opened it up to non-members. Members will
always get first opportunity. No obligation to register Destinations
being Planned include: Hawaii - Tobago July/2011 - St Lucia
- Grenada - Mexico - Italy - Manila
If you are interested, be sure you register
Fri, Feb 25 & Sat, Feb 26, 2011
California Attend the ACPWC conference. Great speakers, awesome
networking. Details are at: http://acpwc.com/content/index.php/acpwc-conference-epic-11
New York City Wedding Professionals- To submit a brides information to
the New York Times Vows. If interested, please email Reporter@afwpi.com we will forward your
email to the reporter.
Angeles, a bride is seeking a wedding planner with experience with
Persian Weddings. Her date is late August on a Sunday. If
please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Love Mexico Wedding Education
Los Angeles - May 24, 2011
- May 26, 2011
National Stationary Show
New York City May 15-18, 2011
If you sell invitations
or would like to, this is the show for you!
TSE...What a Great Show this
year we are amazed by the awesome exhibit spaces, and the new items
that are being promoted. We would like to thank those of you who had
stopped by our booth at this year, registering for updates on our
upcoming programs. Be sure to look for more information coming soon on
Destination Wedding Education trips in St. Lucia and Tobago in early
If you are interested in these participating
or would like more information, please email Richard@afwpi.com.
Bridal Expo is
planning 2 destination bridal shows! One in Los Angeles the other
New York. They will be this May. The attendees will be brides that are
considering a destination wedding. When we surveyed the brides about
this type of show the one thing they wanted was destination assistance.
Details on exact date, location and fees
will be sent shortly.
We list our members in an easy to
find location on our website. The directory is in category order then
depending upon the size (number of members in that category)
alphabetical or Geographical. In January 1,042 visits to the
directory with a tad over 30,000 page visits (brides going to more then
one page!) Check to see your category in Directory.
Membership,we have many other
sections that will be of value to you. Need something, email me and
ask. Our dues are low and our value is high. Click Here Membership
Information and Membership
March 27, 2011
Hilton Sacramento Arden West
Bridal Expo is
the longest-running bridal show in the Sacramento area for 25 years.
Each exhibitor receives a list of brides before and
after the show. Educational class about exhibiting at a Bridal
Show and making it work for you! FREE marketing
available to exhibitors! Bridal Expo is elegant and fun! Brides will
enjoy live music, hair & make-up demonstrations, hors d'oeuvres,
fashion show & more. Each bride receives a bag filled with
gifts valued more than $50.00!
information visit Bridal
Expo at or give us a call at 1-800-242-4461.
Sunday, May 22, 2011
Los Angeles, CA
Details for shows in your area.
Events - Burbank ~A Timeless Event - Carmichael ~Harps LTD - Fair Oaks
The Wow! Factor
- Del Mar ~ Sweet Cake Box - El Dorado Hills ~ Studio K - Elk
Grove Granite Bay Golf Club - Granite Bay ~ Pam's Creole Catering
- Lakewood ~ Picture Perfect Art & Wedding Photography - Meadow
Vista ~ Forever Love Bridal Shows - Meadow Vista
Asante Catering - Sacramento ~ Fiori Di Miele Wedding
Planning - Redwood City
Cable Cars - San Francisco ~ Bruce Robinson Photography
- Sacramento Absolutely You Special Events - San Pedro
Shaffer 'Wedding Flowers & Decoration Book' - Wellington
Services - CANCUN Q. ROO
Ximena Gomez Ochoa - DISTRITO FEDERAL
Runners - Sterling Heights
Luna Rosa -
for AFWPI Members Only! Get
a FREE Upgraded Advertising Package on WedSpace.com where you can meet
and greet with other AFWPI members and promote your business to
thousands of brides!
Visit www.WedSpace.com/AFWPI and click
“Join Now” in the top right corner to create your FREE profile then
email Tiffany@WedSpace.com to get your upgraded package.
Davis-Strutzenberg, founder and CEO of Entertaining As Always! Weddings and Events, has created a quick
guide for the modern bride.For
the bride who may not have a full-service wedding planner in body, she can have one in a book.
Additional information can be found by visiting Entertaining
As Always! Weddings and Events or contact Megan Graves at (951)
Vintage cable cars with all the charm of
Get the wedding party to the church or reception on time!
~ Get your guests from
the wedding to the reception in style
~ Tour the city as
~ Rehearsal dinner
~ Our fleet can
accommodate 1-900 guests at one time
2011 to be a
great year for brides. We
have had many more brides registering our website since Christmas, then
in 2010. With Valentine’s Day passing many more will be looking to plan
their wedding, and will start by attending bridal shows.
Did you know about our Career Center Link?. We get many page views
to our job board. So if you are seeking a intern, an internship or wish
to get into our industry this will be a great place to start. Visit Our Job Board
To AfWPi Members
Appreciation Gala was a success this year, we would like to thank
everyone who participated and congratulate our winners.
President's Award this
year went to
Vizcaya Pavilion &
Associate Of the Year
Jim Schneider , Perfect
Professional Of the Year
Phill Sheffield, Phillip Alan
Volunteer Of The Year
Dara Harmon, Music On The
Best Mixer Team
1st Place - Winchester
" A Very Merry Un-Birthday"
2nd Place - Vizcaya Pavilion & Mansion
"Nacho Ordinary Party"
3rd Place - Sun City
Orchard Creek Lodge
|Great News from Our Members
A BIG Congrats to Kate Deegan,
Co-Ordination Made Easy in Ireland! Kate won "Wedding
Planner of the Year" for Online Weddings.
Our member in South Lake Tahoe has
come out with the book "The
Bride's Guide to Musicians" by Anne Roos, Celtic Harp. Ann put
together this easy guide that will help the bride to be bring live
music into her event. Be sure to check it out!
AfWPi Sacramento Mixer
"Mardi Gras Madness!"
Beads, Creole Food,Jazz & Plenty of FUN...It will be a Mixer Second
Tuesday March 1. 2011
Do you have a teenager
who is looking for that special prom dress?
Friday, February 25th ~ 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Sunrise Blvd. in Fair Oaks
(Corner of Madison & Sunrise, Next to Trader Joe’s & Chili‘s)
Featuring a Prom Trunk Show from:
Each girl that purchases a gown on this evening will
receive a discount! Bring in your date for his tuxedo, And you will both receive an additional
Enjoy Treats, Tunes and a Photo Booth while you shop!
Goes to Greater China
Do you have
exciting news or specials you would like to extend to wedding
If you are a member of AfWPi and
would like to get the word out to wedding professionals about upcoming
Ad Deadlines, Specials or have exciting News, send your
submission inquiries to Stephanie@afwpi.com. There
is no charge for this, it is an added benefit for our members.
Blvd Ste 202
Sacramento CA 95822
Toll Free: 800-202-4461
Sacramento Web: www.sacafwpi.com