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  • Writer's pictureKrisy Thomas

Marquis Who's Who Honors Laurie Hartwell for Expertise in Event Planning and Entrepreneurship

Laurie Hartwell has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Mrs. Hartwell is a distinguished professional in the wedding industry. With over 30 years of professional experience, she has leveraged her expertise to significantly contribute to the field. Mrs. Hartwell's background as a wedding planner, mentor/coach, trainer, and entrepreneur is widely recognized, and she has played a pivotal role in shaping the careers of many industry professionals.

Mrs. Hartwell's journey began in 1993 when she began planning weddings. Over the years, she honed her skills and developed a deep understanding of the industry. In 2007, Mrs. Hartwell expanded her horizons by founding CWP Society as the founder and chief executive officer. The organization has become one of the largest memberships of wedding planners and professionals and provides certification programs and business development memberships aimed at helping wedding professionals achieve their individual and business goals. Mrs. Hartwell's commitment to establishing personal connections with each member has set her organization apart within the industry.

In addition to these roles, Mrs. Hartwell has been a public speaker for over 15 years. She conducts one-on-one training calls, hosts live workshops, and collaborates with other companies to enhance their products for wedding planners.

Highly qualified in her field, Mrs. Hartwell is a Master Certified Wedding Planner and is eager for future opportunities to raise the standards within the wedding industry to better serve couples and to foster collaboration and community. Her goal is to inspire a higher level of excellence and positively impact the industry.

Mrs. Hartwell attributes her success to her unwavering commitment to integrity, honesty, and serving others. As a testament to her integrity, she has never relied on advertising. Instead, her growth has been driven by word-of-mouth referrals from satisfied wedding professionals who recommend her program and services. In light of Mrs. Hartwell's work, The Knot Worldwide honored her with the award of "Most Helpful Mentor". She enjoys mentoring and training thousands of wedding planners and wedding professionals from around the world with the many certification programs and memberships offered by the CWP Society.

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