The Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC) is the standard for wedding excellence. 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.
About Our Local Networking Group
The ABC Ventura/Santa Barbara Chapter represents planners and other wedding industry professionals in all of Ventura County (from Thousand Oaks through Ventura and all the surrounding communities) and Santa Barbara (and the surrounding communities). Our networking events include educational opportunities to earn points towards your membership, social outings, networking with other industry related organizations, and more. It’s a great way to meet other professionals in the industry that could help grow your business. Be sure to keep an eye on our Upcoming Events on the right hand side.
About Our Directors
Cynthia Alexander, Owner & Executive Director of An Enlightened Event, has been the Director of the ABC Ventura/Santa Barbara since October 2011. She is a Professional Bridal Consultant and a Certified Green Wedding Planner. She completed her wedding planner education at Penn Foster. Cynthia is also a LEAN Practitioner and certified Six Sigma Green Belt.
Julia Whitley, Owner and Event Designer of Serendipitous Events, joined as the Director of the ABC Ventura/Santa Barbara chapter in May 2013.