CELEBRATION, Fla. -- The Caribbean Wedding Association is a new resource geared to help agents secure a greater share of the wedding market.

Founder Rebecca Grinnals said CWA's approach "will promote the Caribbean as a top option for couples seeking an island wedding experience."

Membership benefits include education and certification programs, research and other statistics, referrals via a Web site that is slated to launch this summer, an annual meeting, co-op advertising and marketing support.

The CWA annual membership fee is $375.

For more information, visit www.caribbeanweddingassociation.com.

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