Yes spending money may get some celebrants better market share.
However for every extra wedding some celebrants get - other celebrants get less.
Isn’t it time for all marriage celebrants to only advertise through non-profit celebrant associations?
For $500 per year, you can have:
4 or 5 professional celebrant association memberships such as:
one national one that focuses on weddings or all ceremonies
one local state association that offers extra local knowledge and networking
one association that supports your specific local area
one that supports expanding professionalism in celebrancy, and/or
one that supports marriage equality and promotes a range of ceremonies via social media
That’s 4 or 5 celebrant associations giving
you a better chance of being found through 4 or 5 websites directory entries
more promotion of celebrants to the public as 4 or 5 non-profit associations will have more money to promote their members
your Professional Indemnity and Public Liability and/ or Copyright licence cover as part of the CoCA group associations policies, or gain a $30 discount on individual PI and PL insurance for $99 as a CoCA association member
your peak celebrant body advise government on your behalf. As a professional celebrant organisation, CoCA actively works to:
find out what you think via surveysand feedbacksections of the CoCA websites
The Coalition of Celebrant Associations (CoCA) Inc is the peak body for celebrants in Australia. CoCA is an association of celebrant associations spanning the nation. One of CoCA's key roles is to represent Commonwealth marriage celebrants concerns, needs and suggestions to the Attorney-General and the Attorney-General's Department and through our Protocol with the Department to provide advice on the development, implementation and review of the Commonwealth Marriage Celebrant Program.
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