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February 28, 2012

The Encore Bride...Who is She?...and the Details of this Wedding Market
February 28, 2012
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Holiday Inn Dulles
45425 Holiday Drive (Route 28N, Exit 9B from Route 267)
Sterling, VA 20166
http://www.hidullesairport.com/
Learn from Expert, Paula Bisacre of Remarriage Works, LLC

$35.00 Member, February 2012 AWP Meeting
$45.00 after 05:00 pm February 24

$45.00 Guest/Non-Member, February 2012 AWP Meeting
$55.00 after 05:00 pm February 24

Do you know what an "encore" bride is? Do you know that encore brides make up almost half of the wedding market?

Paula Bisacre, Publisher of www.RemarriageWorks.com, the go-to resource for remarriage and stepfamily living, and founder of the Remarriage Showcase for Encore Brides, the premier event for the remarrying bride (www.RemarriageShowcase.com) will present "The Remarriage Market and Your Business." 

Paula will discuss the state of remarriage and stepfamilies today and their very unique needs. Learn how to grow your wedding-related business and reach the growing remarriage market.

Lecture Objectives:

1.  To inform and educate about the state of remarriage and stepfamilies in the U.S., in general terms

2.  To inform and educate about the huge, untapped remarriage market

3.  To explain how wedding industry-related businesses, with their products and services can meet the unique needs' of the remarriage market 

4.  To provide helpful tips on how wedding industry-related businesses can grow their businesses by focusing on encore brides (and grooms!)

 

About Our Speaker:

Paula Bisacre is the founder of Remarriage LLC, a multimedia company that provides information, community, and products that enhance the experience of remarriage and stepfamily living. She is the publisher and executive editor of RemarriageWorks.com, a website that provides practical solutions for the ever-growing remarriage community.

A native of Harford County, Maryland, Paula attended the University of Maryland and graduated with a BA in Russian Area Studies. For the 16 years that followed, she worked for the Department of Defense as a Russian linguist and analyst in the intelligence community. In the private sector, Paula was an associate/consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton for two years and a senior analyst for Athena Innovative Solutions from 2005 to 2006.

In 2006, Paula’s youngest son, Trevor, was diagnosed with Type I diabetes. Faced with the demands of his condition, Paula opted to change careers, enacting a business plan she conceived when she was planning her second wedding.

Paula Bisacre’s mission is to have a positive impact on stepfamilies and remarried adults by providing solutions that increase happiness and success. Through Remarriage LLC’s online offering, www.RemarriageWorks.com, Paula provides practical solutions and resources for the remarriage and stepfamily community. Her business venture, along with her personal experience of meeting the challenges that come with blending a stepfamily of seven, has put Paula at the forefront of the national stepfamily conversation.

As a trusted expert and advocate, Paula frequently speaks, writes, and consults about stepfamily issues and was the creator of the monthly remarriage column for The Washington Times and the Remarriage Showcase for Encore Brides, the premier showcase for the remarrying bride. She authored Journal for Stepmoms in 2010 and has been seen in CNBC.com, TheStreet.com, WomansDay.com, msnMoney.com, The Washington Post, and the Canadian television show, Family Matters.

Paula serves on the United States of America Blended Family Association’s Formation Committee and is on the National Stepfamily Day Foundation’s board of directors. She is also actively involved in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation where she has served on the board of directors for the Maryland chapter.