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INCREASED RANGE OF BENEFITS FOR MEMBERS - LOW COST BUSINESS INSURANCE

In continuing to add to our range of Membership benefits, we have now finished a review of a range of business insurance providers and are pleased to announce that in 90% of sample applications, Simply Business Insurance offered the most competitively priced insurance on the market. Quick quotes are even provided instantly online. Click here for an instant quote.

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THE MEMBER'S WEDDING DIRECTORY...SIMPLY THE FINEST WEDDING SERVICES

The primary aim of the Wedding Association is to promote first rate wedding venues and wedding services to couples getting married. Just 5 minutes looking through the Member's wedding directory pages can save hours trawling the internet looking for your required wedding services. Peace of mind is priceless for such an important day in your lives. Click wedding directory to start your search.

 

TRAINING COURSES

We are happy to announce the launch of a brand new wedding planning course from Absolute Perfection Wedding Consultancy. The Advanced Certification in Advanced Wedding Planning, Design and Management, Version 9 - or V9 for short - is the most up-to-date wedding planning course in the UK. It's a huge resource of information, advice and guidance for aspiring wedding planners and brides wishing to plan their own wedding. For further information, please see the Training pages or click wedding planning.

 

SUBMIT AN ARTICLE FOR PUBLICATION

We are now accepting article submissions for publication on the website. If you are a wedding professional and would like to impart some of your knowledge or experience through the website, feel free to email your contribution to us via our contact page. The article list is below.

 

PROVISIONAL MEMBERSHIP LEVEL INTRODUCED

After much consideration we have finally decided to establish a new level of Membership aimed specifically at new businesses and wedding services. Provisional Membership is now available to start ups in order to help them develop and promote their business during the difficult first year of trading. Successful applicants will be admitted and list their details in the exclusive NAPWS Wedding Directory. Click Apply For Membership button on the left for further details.

 

FLORISTRY CLASSES NOW AVAILABLE FROM THE JUDITH BLACKLOCK FLOWER SCHOOL

In continuing the ongoing development of our recognised training, we are delighted to announce a new range of recognised classes.

The Judith Blacklock Flower School offers a wide variety of first class floristry classes, ranging from one day workshops to a two week intensive course for those wanting to join the floristry profession. Classes are accessible to people whatever their level of experience. For further information please see the Training pages.

 

PRESTON BAILEY JOINS THE WEDDING ASSOCIATION

We are delighted to announce that Preston Bailey, the internationally acclaimed floral designer and wedding planner from New York City, has joined the Wedding Association as an Honorary Member.

He and his team are renouned for their spectacular events. His clients are a 'who's who' list of celebrities, ranging from Donald Trump to Michael Douglas & Catherine Zeta Jones. Preston is indeed an innovator in his field of work and we welcome him to the Association.

 

NEW LEVEL OF MEMBERSHIP INTRODUCED

In recognition of the fact that there are numerous companies that meet the Association's primary criteria for Membership, yet fall short of the stipulated 3 years of business operations, we have decided to introduce a new level of Membership.

Associate Membership: We will now accept applications from successful companies that have been in business for a minimum of 18 months. Applicants will still be required to fulfil the usual Membership requirements - with the exception of the 3 years trading rule. Successful wedding services may list their details in the exclusive NAPWS Wedding Directory

 

YOU & YOUR WEDDING MAGAZINE JOINS AS AN HONORARY MEMBER

The Association has decided to introduce a brand new class of Membership - that of Honorary Member.

We are pleased to announce that You & Your Wedding magazine is the first Honorary Member of the National Association of Professional Wedding Services.

 

NEW JEWELLERY DESIGN AND WORKSHOP BASED COURSE

In The Studio has gained a reputation for being an excellent school for the creation of wedding jewellery. From the complete beginner to the advanced jeweller,they cover all aspects of jewellery making. For futher details , please see the Training pages opposite.