Member Application

      Wedding/Events Industry: My business supports or promotes the wedding/event planning industry in Middle Tennessee.
      Experience: My business has been in operation for at least twelve (12) months at the time of application or I have accumulated at least two (2) years of previous experience in the same field within the previous five (5) years (please submit past business license or proof or employment).
      Professionally Licensed: Copy of my business license, insurance or other documentation legally required for your profession is attached.
      Liability Insurance: Copy of my certificate of basic business liability insurance is attached.
      Professional Reference: A “Letter of Recommendation” from another TWESA member in “Good Standing.” is attached.
      Client Reference: A “Letter of Recommendation” or a “Thank You Letter” from a client served within the last 12 months is attached.
      Membership Participation: I agree to attend at least two (2) membership meetings or other TWESA sponsored events per year.
      Membership Application Fees & Dues: I have completed the application in full and all fees are included with my application.

    Class 1: Standard ($235 annually)

    Our basic membership belonging to a single person or organization. Standard memberships are transferable and includes:

    • Attendance at all TWESA meetings and events for individual listed on the application (member guests and/or substitute representative are subject to guest fees)

    • One (1) vote in annual elections for Board of Directors.

    • One (1) listing on the TWESA website, with company description, links to website, blog and facebook, contact form, and up to nine (9) images.

    *Standard Memberships may add up to two (2) upgrades listed below as Class 1a or 1b. After two (2) upgrades are met, a second Standard Membership must be purchased.

    Class 1a: Associate Upgrade ($75 annually)

    Allows a Standard Member to add one (1) additional company representation and includes attendance to monthly meetings. Associate Upgrades are an add-on to the Standard Membership and cannot exist independently. They are TRANSFERRABLE but have NO voting rights. This is ideal for larger companies that would like to have multiple representatives participate in TWESA.

    Class 1b: Company Upgrade ($175 annually)

    Allows a Standard Member to add one (1) additional company within their ownership with one (1) representative. It is transferable and includes one (1) vote, attendance for one (1) person to all monthly meetings, and a listing in our membership directory. Both Companies must service the event or wedding industry and upgrades are an add-on to the Standard Membership - they cannot exist independently. This is ideal for members that have multiple companies that they would like to represent at TWESA.

    Class 2: Provisional/Student ($175, limited to one-year)

    Single Membership belonging solely to the individual listed on the application. This Temporary Membership category is specifically for student applicants studying a field related to the wedding or event industry as well as applicants that have not been in business for a year but wish to network with other industry professionals. It is NOT transferable to another individual. Membership Includes:

    • Attendance at all TWESA meetings and events for associate listed on the application (member guests and/or substitute representative are subject to guest fees).
    • The membership is NOT entitled to vote and NOT entitled to website or marketing privileges.
    • This membership must be sponsored by a TWESA member in good standing.

    All prospective provisional members must have a TWESA sponsor either by Invitation whereas current members (in good standing) can issue an invitation to prospective members and act as their sponsor guiding them through the application process OR Direct Contact whereas prospective members can request or be assigned a TWESA member (Sponsor) to lead them through the application process.

    (Please include Listing information for each additional Company Upgrade)

      Only Weddings
      Only Corporate Events
      Both
      Accommodations
      Cakes and Confections
      Catering
      Consultants/Event Planners
      DJ
      Fashion and Formal Wear
      Floral Design
      Musicians and Bands
      Photographers
      Rentals and Decor
      Sites and Facilities
      Special Services
      Stationery
      Transportation
      Videography

    **Please submit company logo (150 x150 pixels) below.  Up to five (5) images for your website listing can be emailed to memberservices@twesa.com. 

    **Prospective member must meet all membership requirements and join as either an individual or corporate member. Free month is applied at the end of your paid membership, delaying renewal by one month. Not transferable to other members. No cash value.

      Standard Member ($235)
      Associate Upgrade ($75, max of 2)
      Company Upgrade ($175, max of 2)
      Provisional/Student Member ($175)
      New Member Processing Fee ($75)
      I agree

    Submit your all necessary documentation listed above to memberservices@twesa.com, in person at a TWESA meeting, or by mail.  You may also mail payment the address below.

    TWESA P.O. Box 330962
    Nashville, TN 37203

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