The Standard for Wedding Excellence
Since 1955, the Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC) has provided educational and networking resources to uphold the premier standard of wedding consultation. The unwavering principles of the Association of Bridal Consultants allows credentialed and experienced professionals to create a cherished and relaxed wedding experience for brides- and grooms-to-be.
INCREASED CREDENTIALS AND CREDIBILITY
ON-GOING EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
New Revenue Streams
Membership in ABC allows you use of our IATA number so you may receive referral fees for any room blocks you book for your clients. Additionally, our partnership with Sandals Resorts gives you further earning potential through honeymoon or destination wedding planning.. Each year, our members have an opportunity to participate in fam trips to fabulous world wide destinations.
Inherit instant professional credibility by joining the largest collective of wedding consultants in the world and receive career support from a vast network of fellow consultants. Members also have the opportunity to earn their Certified, Professional, Accredited or Master Wedding Planner certification through on-going education and industry contributions and experience.
The Illinois Chapter of the Association of Bridal Consultants hosts educational meetings throughout the year in addition to a fabulous weekend retreat in conjunction with the Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky chapters. Additionally, each Fall, the ABC Annual Conference provides 3 days of educational conference and networking opportunities.