CODE OF ETHICS

  • Promote good will between the client and wedding industry
  • Promote good will between fellow members
  • Hire and train the most professional staff available 
  • Treat each client fairly and honestly, providing all contracted services in a timely manner
  • Use honest and factual advertising
  • Have a personal sense of obligation to each individual client
  • Do whatever necessary to make sure that the event is a success
  • Operate a business that is a credit to the organization and the community 
  • Do not offer or accept monetary compensation (kickbacks) for referrals or recommendations

MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS 

  • Must have a physical business address in Monterey or Santa Cruz Counties
  • Must be in business for at least two years in Monterey, Santa Cruz or San Benito Counties at time of application
  • Provide written contract to all clients 
  • Cooperate with MBWEP activities and efforts to promote and improve the professionalism of the wedding and event industry
  • Respond rapidly and honestly to any complaints received by the MBWEP board
  • Adhere to the MBWEP Code of Ethics and cooperate with MBWEP policies and procedures
  • Use the MBWEP name and logo in advertising whenever possible
  • Pay any MBWEP bill in a timely manner
  • Attend a minimum of one general meeting, showcase, satellite meeting or board meeting per quarter

If you are interested in becoming a member of Monterey Bay Weddings & Event Professionals or have any questions, Please fill out the form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible. 

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