Mission Statement: The Outer Banks Wedding Association is a not-for-profit organization comprised of nearly 300 member businesses for the purpose of promoting the Outer Banks as a wedding destination and our members as resources to brides and those planning events in the area.
Vision Statement: To be recognized as the premier wedding destination on the East Coast. The Outer Banks is one of the most popular coastal wedding destinations in the country, and the Outer Banks Wedding Association is the premier service organization for wedding professionals located in Currituck, Dare, and Hyde counties. We are approximately 300 members strong, and are governed by a nine-member Board of Directors.
The Outer Banks Wedding Association is a non-profit trade marketing organization representing the Outer Banks wedding industry. While we require our members in good standing to adhere to a Code of Professional Ethics, the organization's Board of Directors do not recommend or refer to any single member, nor do we mediate disputes between members or their customers.
You may contact us via mail at:
128 Grenville Street
Manteo, NC 27954
Or you may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
How to Join OBXWA
We encourage any wedding-related company meeting the following criteria to submit an application.
Member benefits include:
We have two membership levels:
Annual dues for both membership categories are $325.00 (one category) and are due on June 1. Additional categories are $200.00 each per year. Prorated dues of $100.00 ($200.00 for each additional category) are available for those applying for membership February 1 to May 31. There is a non-refundable application fee of $50.00. Upon receipt of your completed application, application fee and dues, our Board of Directors will review your application at their next monthly meeting. You will be notified via email once your membership has been approved.