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1/6-7-    Forever Bridal Wedding Show- Raleigh

1/7-    Embassy Suites Gboro- Carolina Wedding Show

            Wilmington Convention Center 12pm-3pm

             Greenway Bridal Showcase @the Dairy Barn SC 12pm-4pm

             2018 Merrimon-Wynne Bridal Showcase 1-5pm

1/9- NC Planners Unplugged Book Project Networking Event Double Oaks B&B 6-8pm

         Eat Drink and Be Married at the Castle Bridal Show 7-9pm

         Open House at The Brownstone at Glencoe Mill 6-8pm

1/13- Cloth Mill Open House 1-4pm

          1pm- Eat Drink and Be Married at The Public

           11am-2pm Open House at Bella Collina Mansion

           Wedding Budget Boot Camp The King’s Daughters Inn 10am-4pm

1/14- Something Blue: Wedding Open House Hosted by City Club Raleigh 1-4pm

            Matthews House in Cary Wedding Expo - Winter Tea w/ the Bride to be 12-4pm

            South Asian Bridal Show Hilton Charlotte Center City 12pm-5pm

           Noah’s Event Center in Morrisville Open House 11am-4pm

             Cypress Manor At Cary Open House 1-6pm

1/16- SongBirds Fashion Show for Triad Event Professionals 6-8pm

1/18- Blandwood Carriage House Bridal Show 530-830pm

        Barn at Summerfield 6-8pm Wedding Open House

1/20- 2018 Winter Tasting Event at the Hudson Manor Estate 5-8pm

1/21- Marry Me Event at the Elm St. Center

          Carolina Bridal Fair in Concord

         Forest Hall Open House 3-6pm Pittsboro

1/22- ABC & Sandals unveiling of the new wedding designs in the Bahamas *we'll be there! So watch our social media

1/26-1/28- 2018 ABC Midwest Retreat in West Baden Springs IN *we're the afternoon keynote speaker

1/26- Event Planner Open House Clayton NC 7-10pm

1/27- W-S Carolina Wedding Show

           Bride To Bride Resale @ The Carriage House Indian Trail NC 10am-4pm

1/28-1/30 we will be attending The Planners Suite Conference at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta - Midtown

1/28- 2018 Bridal Expo at The Farm at 95 Selma, NC from 11am-3pm

           Carolina Inn Wedding Showcase 1pm-4pm

           The Bridal Showcase- Charlotte Convention Center 12pm

           1-4pm Sandhills Wedding Expo 2018

1/30- Wedding Etiquette Class & Panel Discussion- Southern Star Ballroom Center, Inc. 6-730pm



Renew, Revamp, & Restore For Vendors

Tuesdays 6-9pm 2/6-3/27

BMOC ACC campus $73pp paid by 2/1

Are you looking for a Mentor that is seasoned in the Event Industry and willing to guide you on your journey?  Are you looking for new trends and ways to market your business?  This 8 week class will be jammed packed with marketing, social media, how to write a blog and/or newsletter, and networking each and every week. 

Contact: Ellen McBane

Personal Enrichment Coordinator

Alamance Community College

Phone:  336-506-4322




Thursdays 6-9pm from 2/1-3/22

BMOC ACC campus $73pp Paid by 1/29

Are you a DIY Bride? Are you planning your own wedding or one for a close friend OR are you thinking of starting a career in event planning or want to get into the industry? This is the perfect class for... high school students trying to figure out college plans, HR dept heads asked to take on the event planning roles in their companies or retiree looking for part-time jobs. In 8 short weeks you will review the basics of wedding & event planning and cover such topics as budgeting, venues, safety, etiquette, timelines and much more Students will have access to the best in the business and receive information from top vendors in the Triad/Triangle area.

Jennifer Ball Certified, Accredited, Master Wedding Planner & Co-Author is the instructor.
Contact: Ellen McBane
Personal Enrichment Coordinator
Alamance Community College
Phone: 336-506-4322

Contact: Ellen McBane

Personal Enrichment Coordinator

Alamance Community College

Phone:  336-506-4322


2/1- Raleigh Vendor/Networking Event 6-8pm

2/3- Carolina Wedding Show Greensboro Coliseum 11am-5pm

       1-4pm the Wedding Showcase at the Matthews House in Cary

2/4- 2018 Coastal Va Winter Bridal Showcase The Founders Inn & Spa Virginia Beach 12pm-4pm

2/8- Champagne & Chocolate 7-10pm NC Museum of Art Raleigh NC

2/11- GCC Bridal Expo- Gastonia 1pm-4pm

           Separk Mansion Bridal Show Gastonia 1-430pm

2/16-18- ABC Annual NC Conference- Chapel Hill Area

2/17- 10am-12pm Pop-Up Bridal Show at Green Joe's in Greensboro.

           11am-2pm at Revolution Mill in Greensboro.

2/18- Brides on Tour “weddings wagon” (Raleigh)

           Adaumont Farm Open House 1pm-4pm

           Open House at Villa de l'Amour. Time TBA

           Southern Noir Weddings Bridal Experience Raleigh Marriot City Center 1-6pm

           Perfect Wedding Guide Wedding Show Renaissance Charlotte SouthPark Hotel 1-4pm

2/25- Brides on Tour “weddings wagon” (Durham)*

          Rainbow Weddings- Raleigh 1230-330pm

          The Ultimate Bridal Showcase 2018 @Cape Fear Botanical Garden Fayetteville 12-4pm