Press Releases


ABC Wedding Planners Conference coming to Dallas – Nov. 2016

Posted on August 02, 2016
August 2, 2016 (MMD Newswire) -- The Association of Bridal Consultants ("ABC") will hold its ABC Annual Educational Conference on Nov. 6 - 8, 2016 at the Historic Adolphus hotel in downtown Dallas, Texas. ABC is thrilled to have famed actress Ms. Kathy Najimy as this year's keynote speaker, along with Celebrity Wedding Planner Mr. Donnie Brown, and Wedding Planner to the Stars Mr. Steve Kemble. Ms. Najimy is probably best known for her award winning roles in Sister Act,... Continue reading →

January 2016 Update for ABC Members

Posted on January 05, 2016
To the ABC community, We wish you a very special 2016 where you dream big dreams, and make them come true. Each of you has unique strengths, so market them.  And use these great ABC resources to help you book more business in 2016: The fully revised ABC Professional Wedding Planner program ( PWP ) The fastest way to earn your ABC Certified Wedding Planner credential is to take the core educational program at ABC. We are pleased to highlight... Continue reading →

The price of the American wedding

Posted on June 19, 2015
At the courthouse and beyond, the American wedding is more than just a legal act or even a big day— it's a massive business. The wedding industry brings in about $80 billion a year. Businesses across the country reap the benefits: venues and florists, caterers, tent rental companies, dressmakers — they're all making big money.   David Wood, president of the Association of Bridal Consultants, spoke about the wedding industry and how to make the price of a wedding fit... Continue reading →

ABC Wedding Planners to hold Annual Conference Nov 8 – 12, 2014 in the Caribbean

Posted on October 23, 2014
October 23, 2014 (MMD Newswire) -- The Association of Bridal Consultants ("ABC") is holding their Annual Educational Conference this year, Nov. 8 through Nov. 12 at Sandals Whitehouse Resort in Jamaica. More than 200 ABC wedding planners are registered to attend, with business partners and spouses bringing the total to 350 for this ABC annual event. Interested parties who may wish to attend, can contact the ABC main office at 860-355-7000 or using Aside from the conference, people interested... Continue reading →

The Association of Bridal Consultants (”ABC”) San Diego Chapter Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Posted on June 17, 2014
June 17, 2014 (MMD Newsire) -- The San Diego Chapter of the Association of Bridal Consultants celebrated their 25th anniversary with a fabulous Gala at The Prado at Balboa Park on May 20, 2014. The event was truly a "Who's Who" of the wedding industry as ABC San Diego rolled out the "blue carpet" for dignitaries in the wedding business. Many of the local past ABC San Diego chapter presidents and directors were in attendance, including the founder of the... Continue reading →
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