It’s Bridal Show Season!
Portland’s 2011-2012 bridal show season begins in this month, so all those bridal couples that are just beginning the planning process for your upcoming wedding this is where you need to start.
First, here is are a few things you will need to make it through all the fantastic bridal shows this season;
Water bottles, energy bars, tissues & patience.
Most shows you can purchase tickets on their websites, this is a good way to avoid standing in the long ticket lines.
Tip: contact the wedding and event planners in the shows for possible free passes.
Also, when your on the shows website look for a floor plan to see where the professionals are located that you are most interested in. Planning your route will make it easier on you and all your friends & family that are joining you.
All these shows are full of amazing wedding professionals that will have plenty of marketing materials for you to take home to look at afterwards, so bring a sturdy bag.
Tip: Try to spend 3-5 minutes per booth to really get the true connection with the fabulous people.
While you are looking at flowers..
Flowers by Event Floral/ Photo by Alyssa Jul Photography
Cake by Ja Civa's/ Photo by Alyssa Jul Photography
Rentals by Barclay Event Rentals/ Photo by Alyssa Jul Photography
All the wedding professionals want you t0 sign up f0r their promotional specials, so bring a few sheets of printed adhesive labels with your contact information.
Best contact number
You want to make sure they all have your information so you don’t miss out on any opportunity to save on your big day. Most importantly, ask the wedding professionals you feel are a good match for you and your event for an after show follow up appointment. This way you can sit down and have more personal time to tell them all about your wedding day!
We will see you at the shows, Happy Wedding Planning!