2018 Speakers

Call for Speakers

The Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC) invites you to submit your session proposal for our 2018 Annual Conference to be held on November 11-13, 2018 at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, in Tampa, Florida.

Since 1955, the ABC has provided educational and networking resources to uphold the premier standard of wedding consultation and excellence.  The ABC Annual Conference brings together wedding professionals from across the globe for education, networking, and personal and professional growth opportunities.  Attendees walk away with inspiration, action items and support from their colleagues.

ABC Education topics will include Business & Professional Development, Business Management, Social Media, Technology, Design, Branding, Sales & Marketing and Wedding Trends.

Speaker Selection Process 

The proposals received will be reviewed on the basis of originality, conference needs and speaker qualifications.  You may submit more than one topic / session proposal.  Proposals submitted should be original content and not have been previously presented in another wedding/event industry conference.  Selected speakers will be notified in May.

Speaker Benefits

As a selected speaker, you will receive one (1) complimentary full conference Educational Package which includes meals as per the conference program, and the Sunday Opening Reception.  Our speakers are given promotion in our marketing materials which include social media, the conference website, and the conference program.

Submission Guidelines

You can download the Speaker Proposal form here. Submission instructions are listed on the form.

If you have any questions, please contact:

We look forward to receiving your speaker proposal!

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT:  April 3, 2018