Our Mission

To collectively promote the advancement of the Louisiana wedding industry.

Organization Goals

Provide information, opportunities, services and resources for nuptial couples and professionals in the industry and to become a recognized representative of the industry for the State of Louisiana.

Member Benefits

  • Access to our entire content ecosystem, spreading your message across platforms including print, digital and social media
  • New member recognition
  • Invitations to LWA sponsored events such as: Networking-business card exchanges and seminars with inspirational speakers
  • Opportunity to be involved on any committee that would benefit your business, with an open-door policy
  • Public awareness of your discount offers. Especially those offered to the Military
  • Lobbying representation for the wedding industry
  • Representatives marketing on your behalf worldwide on an ongoing basis to promote Louisiana as the premier wedding destination. Marketing Louisiana at regional, national and international trade shows
  • Ongoing advertisements in national and international wedding publications and bridal magazines. Saving our members considerable advertising expenses
  • Monthly newsletter including updates in the wedding industry
  • Membership card, sticker for your store and business
  • Regular Association events
  • Member discounts with our partners
  • Networking opportunities, we help you connect
  • Regular PR and media activities for the Louisiana Wedding Industry


Louisiana ordered to pay $154,000 over blocked marriage law

(image via Thinkstock.com/user moodboard) February 22, 2018 By The Associated Press A federal judge Wednesday ordered the state of Louisiana to pay more than $150,000 in fees and costs to attorneys for a man who successfully challenged a law that prevented him and other foreign-born U.S. citizens from getting married. U.S. District Judge Ivan Lemelle’s …

How the Louisiana Wedding Association will impact your business by promoting Louisiana to the Wedding Industry Worldwide

Reverend Tony Talavera cordially invites you to join him in the forming of┬áThe Louisiana Wedding Association Topic of Discussion: How the Louisiana Wedding Association will impact your business by promoting Louisiana to the Wedding Industry Worldwide When: Monday – May 1, 2017 Where: 1000 N. Rampart Street @ St. Philip New Orleans, LA 70122 Time: …

Louisiana’s birth certificate requirement for marriages blocked in court

March 22, 2017 By The Associated Press A federal court has blocked a Louisiana law that requires marriage license applicants to have a birth certificate, finding it denies equal protection rights to those born in foreign countries. A federal judge blocked a Louisiana marriage law on Wednesday (March 22), saying its birth certificate requirement violates …