Welcome to the Association of Bridal Consultants – South Bay Chapter. Founded in 1955, the Association of Bridal Consultants is the largest and longest-running professional organization for the wedding industry. With over 4,000 members in 27 countries on six continents, ABC’s mission is to connect brides all over the world with the best planners and vendors.
ABC-South Bay represents those planners and vendors is the South Bay area. Through regular networking events, training, education, and industry resources, our members are the standard of wedding excellence. Our meetings are held on the third Tuesday of every month at some of the most desired venues in the South Bay area.
You can never know enough, and you can never meet enough people. ABC’s founding philosophy rests on education and networking. All of us can benefit from ongoing education, and all of us can benefit by networking with our peers in the industry.
Join ABC and learn through our educational courses, learn from your fellow event professionals, and create enduring relationships with dedicated professionals.
Code of Ethics
- Represent each client fairly and honestly, providing all agreed-to services in a timely and cost-efficient manner.
- Establish reasonable, proper fees for services and provide written estimates to each client.
- Use honest factual advertising.
- Deal with employees fairly, in an unbiased manner.
- Operate an establishment that is a credit to the Association and the community.
- Disclose to clients any payment received from suppliers.
Standards of Membership
- Supply background information about the member and his/her business, or other information essential to the Association’s responsibility to provide factual reports on the profession.
- Cooperate with Association activities and efforts to promote and improve the professionalism of the bridal business.
- Respond rapidly and honestly to all complaints forwarded by the Association.
- Supply, on request, the evidence on which any advertising is based.
- Use the Associations name and logo only as authorized.
- Pay all association bills in a timely manner.