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As an Individual, Business, or Sponsor Member of the National Gay Wedding Association you are recognized as a wedding professional committed to inclusive practices for LGBTQ+ couples. As a leader in the wedding industry, a partnership with NGWA guarantees access to education, networking, conferences and local events. The National Gay Wedding Association provides you with tools that cover language, resources, and business practices to make the wedding experiences of LGBTQ+ couples comfortable and inclusive. LGBTQ+ Couples who access our vetted network of Professional Wedding Creatives and Vendors will know the companies they source are committed and supportive inclusive providers.

Membership establishes you as a leader in inclusive awareness. Wedding Professionals with a desire or a proven high-level of knowledge and support of LGBTQ+ couples as well as a demonstration of inclusive practices are invited to apply for membership. Once approved, your membership includes a company profile featured on the NGWA Wedding Professional page where couples and other vendors will learn more about your services and your inclusive business practices.


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Membership Requirements

Our Individual, Business, and Sponsor Membership tiers are part of an elite group of established wedding professionals with a proven track record of representing and including LGBTQ+ people. Along with a commitment to providing inclusive service to people of all creeds, members must fulfill the following requirements in order to be approved for membership:

• Cohesive social media representation (website, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter)
• Balanced representation of LBGTQ+ couples across their social media platforms
• Proof of professional business practices: business license, liability insurance, etc.
• Link to business reviews

Please include a copy of your business license and liability insurance with your membership application. Once received, your application will be reviewed by our Membership Chairperson.

Our Associate Membership is for wedding professionals who have not yet established an LGBTQ+ inclusive wedding business yet desire to do so. This entry-level membership allows wedding professionals to join under our one year mentor program. Associate members receive a 50% reduction on the standard fees, and agree to become an Equally Wed Pro Certified LGBTQ+ Inclusive Professional within their first year of joining the association. This can be accomplished by completing Equally Wed Pro's LGBTQ+ inclusive certification course, available at a special discounted rate for our current members.

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

Membership Types

Individual
Membership

Professional: $250.00/year
Monthly Plan: $24.99/month

Associate: $125.00/first year
Completion of Certification Course at $375

Professional Profile


Includes:
• 1 Featured Image
• 1 main image
• 6 additional images
• 100 words of supporting text
• Website & email links
• Social media links
• Unlimited category tags
• “Welcome” Instagram announcement.

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

Apply Now!

Sponsor
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.

Apply Now!

Business
Membership

$500.00/year
Monthly Plan: $49.99/Month

Business Profile

Includes:

• 1 Featured Image
• 1 Main Image
• 12 additional images
• 250 word text
• Website & email links
• Social media links
• Unlimited category tags
• “Welcome” Instagram announcement
• Quarterly social media features
• Reserved Featured Vendor Placement
• 5 company members (Additional members $75 each)

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.

Apply Now!

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.

Download Membership Application

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