Q: How does the Green Wedding Guild help engaged couples?
A: Our Member Directory is a great way to connect with eco-conscious wedding professionals in your area! We also host an annual Green Wedding Expo where couples can meet green vendors and learn more about green weddings.
Q: Who is membership for?
A: Our membership is for wedding professionals who want to be part of the movement toward a more sustainable wedding industry. Our members are at varying points in their journey, but are committed to learning more about sustainable weddings and business practices, as well as working with clients toward their sustainability goals.
Q: Where are your members located?
A: Our members are located nationwide in the US and Canada! While the majority of our members are concentrated in North Carolina, USA, we will be designating chapters as our membership grows in other regions.
Q: What are the benefits of being a member?
A: Members of the Green Wedding Guild receive:
Access to monthly educational events, the majority of which are virtual
Access to recordings of past events and additional resources
Listing on our Member Directory
Membership badge to display your commitment to sustainable weddings
Access to our exclusive Facebook group just for members
Practical opportunities to exercise what you've learned
Support and accountability in reaching your sustainability goals!
Q: What are the requirements of being a member?
A: In addition to annual membership dues, our minimum requirement for our members is to agree to our Pledge and be open to working with couples toward their sustainability goals.
Q: How are members categorized?
A: In the Green Wedding Guild, we strongly emphasize progress over perfection and that all of our members are at different stages of their sustainability journey. Some members are just being introduced to green weddings, while others have been operating with the environment in mind for much of their careers and are helping to lead others. Starting in April 2021, our members will be categorized into tiers to help give couples more insight as to where they are on their journey.
Q: What is the cost of membership?
A: Membership dues are $150 annually.