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New Members - February 2020

WIPA is pleased to welcome our newest members for February 2020. 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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Member News - February 2020

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. 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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Wedding Planner Workflow: The 4 Steps You Need to Know

We all have workflows in place to make our lives a bit easier, but when left unattended, these systems can actually make our lives harder. If you find that your business operations have become inefficient, muddied, and outdated, it’s a good sign that you need to readjust and refine your processes. Fortunately, with a bit of proactive thinking and some help from technology, you can get your workflow back on track and ready for a prosperous year ahead. Here are four steps to realigning your workflow and saving yourself both time and sanity through efficient and effective processes.

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2020 Songs You Might Be Seeing on the Dance Floor

I see many wedding trends when it comes to music for weddings. I am especially seeing that couples want to have their unique musical tastes on display to represent the soundtrack of their love. I am also seeing less traditional customs like the full wedding party grand entrance, bouquet toss, and garter toss being included in their wedding celebration. On a rare occasion, I have seen the first dance not included either but it is still one of the most important moments of the event. But most couples want a first dance song that unique to them and speaks to their love but I have found five songs that I can see being a part of 2020 weddings. I did my research on my weddingsongs.com where they curate trending music for weddings. I have found my top 5 songs that have been released in the last couple of months.

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Member News - January 2020

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 November. 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 - January 2020

WIPA is pleased to welcome our newest members for January 2020. 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. 

ATLANTA

Julie Bunkley
Invision Events
invevents.com
251.605.0145
Invision Events is a full service design and planning firm creating signature experiences through thoughtful design.



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New Members in November

WIPA is pleased to welcome our newest members for November 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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Member News - December

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 November. 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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Going International: How To Take Your Business Global

Growth is a natural process, and when you run a business, you reach a point where you’re ready to break into new markets. For local businesses, this may mean expanding statewide or even to a national level. However, if you already operate on a national level, the next step is to go global.

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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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