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Membership Benefits
Membership Benefits

As a member of the SAWEA you will enjoy access to our monthly meetings at no additional charge; SAWEA meetings allow our members to build solid business relationships with other professionals & expand their business with networking opportunities. Each member business also receives up to two listings in appropriate categories on our website. The SAWEA markets the St. Augustine area and our membership collectively with our website, print ads, bridal shows, and social media. The SAWEA also shares any leads from our collective marketing efforts with our members.

Membership Requirements

  • Applicant must complete a Membership Application to the SAWEA.

  • Applicant must have been in business for at least one calendar year prior to submitting an application.

  • Applicant must provide a service specific to the event industry & provide that service in St. Augustine or the surrounding area.

  • Applicant must provide copy of current City, County, and/or State Occupational licenses, specific to their service, where applicable.

  • Applicant must be sponsored by a current SAWEA member.

  • Applicant must provide three professional references. 

  • Applicant must agree with the SAWEA’s mission, objective, goals and By-Laws. Applicant must also agree to abide by the Code of Ethics set forth for the membership of the SAWEA.

All potential members are evaluated and voted in by the SAWEA Executive Board. The Board approves complete member applications at the beginning of each quarter: March, June, September, and December. Completed applications, including required documents, can be mailed to the address on the bottom of the application or can be turned into any Board member at a meeting.