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The National Gay Wedding Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the education and promotion of inclusive practices within the wedding industry. At its core, the NGWA is an international network of seasoned and beginner wedding professionals who support each other through exclusive benefits such as mentorship, education, strategic partnerships, and a steadfast mission to uphold and incorporate the values of inclusivity within their businesses.

In the spirit of inclusivity, community, and networking, wedding professionals with all levels of experience are encouraged to apply. Professional Memberships include a comprehensive online vendor profile featured in our International Directory of Inclusive Wedding Professionals. Vendor profile highlights include a portfolio of images, business description, headshot, an LGBTQ+ client review, and supporting credentials such as completed inclusive certifications, training, and courses. This directory aims to match prospective LGBTQ+ couples with vendors who share their values.

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Membership Benefits

National Gay Wedding Association benefits include discounted tickets and early admission for national and local events, mentorship within the NGWA community, educational training and webinars, as well as free and discounted services, products, and trainings from our partner organizations.

Equally Wed Pro - 25% discount to complete their LGBTQ+ Inclusive Certification Course
Party Slate - Free white glove profile set up, 10% Discount on Premier Membership Fee (First Year with PartySlate) or 15% Discount on Platinum Membership Fee (First Year with PartySlate)
National Society of Black Wedding & Event Professionals - member-rate on all events and educational opportunities 
Hashtag Files - 15% off monthly discount
Style Me Pretty - 25% discount on first-year Little Black Book membership

Please complete the Membership Application. Once completed, please email with required documentation to member@nationalgayweddingassociation.org

Membership Types

Professional
Membership

Professional Memberships are for all wedding professionals, both seasoned and beginners, who wish to join a network of like-minded vendors dedicated to implementing inclusive practices and continuing education within their businesses. Members enjoy an array of exclusive benefits to support their inclusive practices through local chapter memberships, complimentary training and webinars, and discounts with NGWA partner organizations. 

Yearly Plan: $250/year
Monthly Plan: $24.00/month


Professional Membership Profile Includes:

• Profile Image
• Headshot
• Portfolio of 6 images
• Business Bio
• Website & email links
• Social media links
• “Welcome” Instagram announcement
• Newsletter shout-outs with business updates
• Additional vendor profile markets: $100/market

All memberships are officially approved by our Board of Directors. Membership credentials will be emailed once approved.

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Sponsor
Membership

$5,000.00/year

Create a Wedding Business Sponsor Profile

Includes:
• Profile Image
• Headshot
• Portfolio of 12 images
• Business Bio
• Website & email links
• Social media links
• “Welcome” Instagram announcement
• Reserved Homepage Featured Vendor
• Placement
• Company logo placement on Sponsor Page
• Two Priority annual conference tickets and two VIP Opening Reception tickets.
• Complementary display ad in the annual conference & LGBTQ+ Wedding Directory.

All memberships are officially approved by our Board of Directors. Membership credentials will be emailed once approved.

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Corporate
Membership

Corporate Memberships are for corporate companies, both seasoned and beginners, who wish to join a network of like-minded vendors dedicated to implementing inclusive practices and continuing education within their businesses. Members enjoy an array of exclusive benefits to support their inclusive practices through local chapter memberships, complimentary training and webinars, and discounts with NGWA partner organizations.

Yearly Plan: $500.00/year
Monthly Plan: $49.00/Month


Corporate Membership Profile Includes:

• Profile Image
• Headshot
• Portfolio of 8 images
• Business Bio
• Website & email links
• Social media links
• “Welcome” Instagram announcement
• Quarterly social media features
• 5 company members (Additional members $75 each)

All memberships are officially approved by our Board of Directors. Membership credentials will be emailed once approved.

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Sponser
Membership

$5000.00/year

Create a Wedding Business Sponsor Profile

Includes:
• 1 Featured Image
• 1 main image
• Up to 12 images
• 500 words of supporting text
• Website & email links
• Social media links
• Unlimited category tags
• “Welcome” Instagram announcement
• Reserved Homepage Featured Vendor
• Placement
• Company logo placement on Sponsor Page
• Two Priority annual conference tickets and two VIP Opening Reception tickets.
• Complementary display ad in the annual conference & LGBTQ+ Wedding Directory.

Please complete the Membership Application

Once completed, please email the application with your required documents to Member@NationalGayWeddingAssociation.org

Once received, our membership chairperson will review your social media accounts to evaluate your representation of LGBTQ+ and BIPOC couples according to our board’s approval standards.

We will also take time to answer your questions. All memberships are officially approved by our Board of Directors. Membership credentials will be emailed once approved.

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