Associations

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The Bridal Circle

The Bridal Circle is the online “go to” exclusive community for couture wedding finds, featuring Creative Partners that provide luxury products and exceptional service.

The Bridal Circle connects the world’s most discerning brides to a handful of carefully chosen specialists in the wedding industry on a global level. All brides want the journey to their wedding day to be an extraordinary experience. We, at The Bridal Circle, serve as ambassadors for brides who dream of working with preeminent professionals who specialize in working with the luxury bride.

From The Bridal Circle website

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Boston Wedding Group

The Boston Wedding Group (BWG) is a one-of-a-kind, comprehensive resource for couples marrying in New England. We go beyond traditional services to provide the support you need to make your planning simple and enjoyable and to create an unforgettably beautiful affair. Our extensive selection process guarantees qualified, established, and ethical wedding specialists of the highest caliber.

BWG members have passed a rigorous application process in order to be approved for membership. To keep the level of professionalism high, ensure a cohesive group, and guarantee simplified choices for you, we limit membership to three companies per discipline. In addition, all associates follow the BWG Code of Ethics to ensure that you receive the most trustworthy, credible, and honest vendors in the industry. Associates also attend monthly meetings to engage in ongoing professional development and share ideas.

From The Boston Wedding Group website

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Association of Bridal Consultants

ABC is the oldest and largest training organization for wedding professionals in the world with over 4,000 members located in all 50 states and in 27 countries. Since 1955 ABC goals have been to raise professional standards in the wedding industry and to make brides happy. These goals have helped ABC members stand out for their high standards and thereby prosper along the way.

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National Association of Catering & Events

The National Association of Catering Executives is the oldest and largest professional association that addresses all aspects of the catering industry. Through the collective efforts of members, local chapters, committees and the Foundation of NACE, NACE is at the forefront of the issues that directly affect you and your business.

From practical tips that you can use to provide better service to your clients, to recognition and marketing programs that enhance the credibility and professionalism of the field, NACE is on the cutting edge. From educational programs to standards, to ethics, to legislative monitoring, NACE leads the way.

From the NACE NE website

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ILEA New England

Founded in 1988, the ILEA New England Chapter has supported its members and the industry at large, through cutting edge educational programs, dynamic networking events and a peer-to-peer support system that helps our members grow their businesses and their careers.

ILEA New England hosts nine educational meetings and 2 social/networking meetings each year. Our meetings showcase different venue locations and vendors throughout Greater Boston and the New England area. In addition to monthly meetings, the chapter organizes philanthropic initiatives, scholarships and much, much more. Our end of the year Heart and Soul Gala event in June recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the chapter.

From the ILEA NE website

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AIGA – Professional Association for Design

AIGA advances design as a professional craft, strategic advantage and vital cultural force. As the largest community of design advocates, we bring together practitioners, enthusiasts, and patrons to amplify the voice of design and create the vision for a collective future. We define global standards and ethical practices, guide design education, enhance professional development, and make powerful tools and resources accessible to all.

From the AIGA-Boston website

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