Membership Types

WIPA is an association for leading wedding professionals in North America and soon around the world.  Our mission is to provide industry leading education for our members, produce inspirational networking events and advance the ethical standards of the wedding industry. WIPA currently has chapters in Atlanta, Chicago, Colorado, Dallas, Ireland, Las Vegas, New Orleans & Gulf South, New York, Phoenix, Seattle, Southern California, San Francisco Bay Area and Utah. Contact us to learn more about new chapters in formation.

The decision to join WIPA is an investment in your future success. WIPA offers three different types of memberships:

 

Membership Summary

Corporate Elite
Membership

Elite
Membership

Young Leadership
Membership

Type

Corporate Group

Individual

Individual

Invited to attend all meetings  

x

x

x

May serve on the board

x

x

 

May serve on committees

x

x

x

Listed on Website & Newsletter spotlight

x

x

 

Access to WIPA education resources

x

x

x

Requirements*

3+ Years Experience in Weddings/Events

Legal Business Status

Business Insurance of at least $1,000,000 per occurrence

3+ Years Experience in Weddings/Events

Legal Business Status

Business Insurance of at least $1,000,000 per occurrence

Less than 3 Years Experience in Weddings/Events

Legal Business Status

Business Insurance of at least $1,000,000 per occurrence

 

Annual Membership Dues

$500 (for first 2 members)
$200 for each additional member
(plus a $50 one-time application fee)

$300
(plus a $50 one-time application fee)

$225

(plus a $50 one-time application fee)

 
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Learn more about our STUDENT APPRENTICE MEMBERSHIPS (full time students only) that are $50 per year.