Standards of Membership

ABC Wedding Planners and Professional uphold a high level of standards and ethics, which make our wedding professionals the most sought-after in the industry. In order to be a member in good standing and to obtain membership you must:

  • Supply information essential to help the Association provide factual reports on the wedding industry
  • Cooperate with Association activities and efforts to promote and improve the professionalism of the wedding industry.
  • Uphold the ABC code of ethics and cooperate with the Association in all matters relating to it
  • Respond rapidly and honestly to all complaints forwarded by the Association.
  • Supply, on request, the evidence on which any advertising is based.
  • Use the Association name and logo only as authorized.
  • Pay all association bills in a timely manner.

Code of Ethics

Members will:

  • Represent each client fairly and honestly, providing all agreed-to services in a timely and cost-efficient manner
  • Establish reasonable, proper fees for services and provide written estimates to each client.
  • Use honest and factual advertising.
  • Deal with employees fairly, in an unbiased manner.
  • Disclose to clients any payment received from suppliers.

For all levels, membership must be maintained in good standing. Lapses in membership are not credited to the time requirements for advancement.