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Building a Business After an Illness

When we start our businesses, we like to think that nothing will get in our way of growing it to its full potential. Yet, regardless of how committed you are to your company, life doesn’t always go as planned. From natural disasters to family emergencies, we have to face unexpected obstacles that often seem to show up at the worst times.

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Member News - October

As always, a big shout out to our members that have made the news. Below you'll find members that have been highlighted or otherwise recognized during the month of October. Thank you to those that submitted news this month and thank you to our members that continue to push the outside of the envelope in some way. 

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New Members in October

WIPA is pleased to welcome our newest members for October 2019. Our mission is to provide industry leading education for our members, produce inspirational networking events and advance the ethical standards of the wedding industry. Our founding board worked with a diverse group of WIPA members to develop the professional conduct and code of ethics to achieve the highest standards of excellence. Please join us in welcoming the following members. 

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New Members in September

WIPA is pleased to welcome our newest members for September 2019. Our mission is to provide industry leading education for our members, produce inspirational networking events and advance the ethical standards of the wedding industry. Our founding board worked with a diverse group of WIPA members to develop the professional conduct and code of ethics to achieve the highest standards of excellence. Please join us in welcoming the following members. 

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New Members In August

WIPA is pleased to welcome our newest members for August 2019. Our mission is to provide industry leading education for our members, produce inspirational networking events and advance the ethical standards of the wedding industry. Our founding board worked with a diverse group of WIPA members to develop the professional conduct and code of ethics to achieve the highest standards of excellence. Please join us in welcoming the following members. 

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Not All Accountants are Created Equal

Have you ever worked with an accountant that didn’t advise you in the way you needed? Maybe your bookkeeper can’t seem to help you with your business strategy, or your tax accountant doesn’t really ‘get’ your business.

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New Members in July

WIPA is pleased to welcome our newest members for July 2019. Our mission is to provide industry leading education for our members, produce inspirational networking events and advance the ethical standards of the wedding industry. Our founding board worked with a diverse group of WIPA members to develop the professional conduct and code of ethics to achieve the highest standards of excellence. Please join us in welcoming the following members. 

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Safety and Security Utilizing Tech

Prioritizing safety and security training is an excellent business practice to ensure team members feel safe and to protect the liability of your company. In the past, this has always been done through methods like in-person sessions, digital webinars, and paper handbooks. However, the advancement of technology has brought safety and security training to the forefront with innovative and efficient tools. With the help of digital floor plans and collaborative planning tools, event teams can easily visualize layouts to-scale in an unprecedented way. There’s no need for an onsite meeting to ensure proper safety and security training.

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Rising Above Disabilities! in Southern California

WIPA SoCal had their first community service event of the year volunteering at RAD Camp, which stands for Rising Above Disabilities! Members donated their rentals & services and also helped in the kitchen as Kitchen Angels! It was a life changing event for everyone involved!!

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NEW MEMBERS IN JUNE 2019

 

WIPA is pleased to welcome our newest members for June 2019. Our mission is to provide industry leading education for our members, produce inspirational networking events and advance the ethical standards of the wedding industry. Our founding board worked with a diverse group of WIPA members to develop the professional conduct and code of ethics to achieve the highest standards of excellence. Please join us in welcoming the following members.

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Ways to Use Podcasts as an Education and Marketing Tool

In recent years, podcasts have become a prominent source of entertainment, current events, and more. The audience reach is much more widespread than when podcasts initially appeared on the scene, making it an incredible tool for both marketing and education for businesses as well. Industry professionals are always searching for a way to get their message across, and utilizing a podcast is the best way to convey core beliefs, company values, and expertise.

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Building a Strategic Brand | Las Vegas Chapter Event 5.21.19

WIPA Las Vegas held their second quarter event at the beautiful Red Rock Country Club in Summerlin. As guests arrived, they were treated to a welcome glass of Prosecco, poured by the Bubbles & Brew mobile bar. Flora Couture adorned the inside and outside spaces with spring themed florals, and linens by Creative Coverings added a pop of color to the room. Modern-Vintage Rentals provided vintage glasses and one of a kind furniture rentals, and gold flatware from Weddings By Dzign made the tables sparkle. DJ Mike Fox kept the cocktail hour fun with music on the patio, while Jamie Y Photography and JBH Video captured the day flawlessly. Meldeen provided beautifully printed menus to accept the place settings. After cocktails, everyone moved inside and Kaleigh Wiese, Founder of Meldeen and a The Knot Pro Educator, educated our group on Building a Strategic Brand. Guests enjoyed a delicious three-course menu including a southwest salad, duet filet and chicken entree and mini dessert plates.

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NEW MEMBERS IN MAY 2019

WIPA is pleased to welcome our newest members for May 2019. Our mission is to provide industry leading education for our members, produce inspirational networking events and advance the ethical standards of the wedding industry. Our founding board worked with a diverse group of WIPA members to develop the professional conduct and code of ethics to achieve the highest standards of excellence. Please join us in welcoming the following members.

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Sales Tips with Tech

Virtual reality is no longer a thing of the future. In fact, it’s beginning to revolutionize the event industry and transform the way we close business. As more people are adapting to the concept, it’s becoming an essential tool for displaying the value in your products and services.

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The Ultimate Wedding Calendar: How To Plan For Your Big Day

Planning for a wedding is a long process that requires months of preparation including invitations, bookings, fittings, and much more. Here is your ultimate wedding calendar guide so you know how to be ready for your big day.

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Curating a Tech Friendly Environment

The times are always changing and it seems like technology has something new to offer every week. For business owners, this can be an incredible catalyst for growth — tech solutions can streamline many business operations for peak efficiency. This frees up the team’s collective attention to uncover fresh ideas and pursue new endeavors.

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NEW MEMBERS IN APRIL 2019

WIPA is pleased to welcome our newest members for April 2019. Our mission is to provide industry leading education for our members, produce inspirational networking events and advance the ethical standards of the wedding industry. Our founding board worked with a diverse group of WIPA members to develop the professional conduct and code of ethics to achieve the highest standards of excellence. Please join us in welcoming the following members.

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NEW MEMBERS IN MARCH 2019

WIPA is pleased to welcome our newest members for March 2019. Our mission is to provide industry leading education for our members, produce inspirational networking events and advance the ethical standards of the wedding industry. Our founding board worked with a diverse group of WIPA members to develop the professional conduct and code of ethics to achieve the highest standards of excellence. Please join us in welcoming the following members.

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Mindy Weiss | Las Vegas Chapter Event 1.28.19

WIPA Las Vegas started out the year with a bang for our first quarter event and Board installation featuring guest speaker and celebrity wedding planner Mindy Weiss. We started the day with a member-only exclusive, Mimosas with Mindy, where she answered all our members’ industry questions.

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NEW MEMBERS IN FEBRUARY 2019

 

WIPA is pleased to welcome our newest members for February 2019. Our mission is to provide industry leading education for our members, produce inspirational networking events and advance the ethical standards of the wedding industry. Our founding board worked with a diverse group of WIPA members to develop the professional conduct and code of ethics to achieve the highest standards of excellence. Please join us in welcoming the following members.

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