Over 20 bought and ready for first show of 2016

With the next three bridal shows ready to serve you in 2016, Groupon is ready to take in reservations with two tickets for only $5. At showbride.com, tickets are $5 in advance or $10 at the door. Save now and bring a friend at: 2016 Groupon $5 for two tickets ($20 value)
Newport News Marriott on Sunday, January 31
Chesapeake Marriott on Sunday, March 6
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Virginia Beach on Sunday, August 28

Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. If you buy the wrong ticket to the wrong show, any show will accept any ticket purchased! See you there!

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Questions to Ask a Wedding Planner & a Venue Coordinator

From the recent bridal show at the Founders Inn, A Wedding Planner Defined Bridal Expo on November 22, 2015, we asked at least 3 questions that many soon-to-be brides may already be inquiring about. From the perspective of a catering sales manager (or venue coordinator), they are:

  1. Do I need a wedding planner?
  2. Will the venue planner be there the day of my wedding?
  3. Can my wedding party & I set my up reception?

From a wedding planner’s perspective, they are:

  1. Do I need to choose my venue before I choose a event planner?
  2. Why should I hire an event planner if I have a venue planner?
  3. What does an event planner do on the event that the venue planner doesn’t do?

Communicate with both sides to understand the importance of both positions when planning your big day!

Wedding Planner Giveaway

Are you attending the Bridal Expo this coming Sunday??? If you are make sure you stop by the booth for “The Happy Hour Hostess.” Carrie is giving one lucky bride an Erin Condren Wedding Planner. If you know about Erin Condren planners then you know they are pretty amazing. Featuring colorful designs and fun accessories.

Learn about this handy tool HERE.


At least 5 now to be awarded Name Change Service this Sunday


Onstage this Sunday, in between fashion show breaks, one more bride in addition to the four, will get Married Name Change Gift Cards with a free online account. This will simplify changing your last name. If you are hyphenating, taking his name or something in-between, MissNowMrs.com can help you! It’s not too late to register online at www.showbride.com. Good luck brides!

Discover the Virginia Association of Bridal Consultants!

Knowing the Difference between a venue coordinator and a Day-of wedding coordinator as explained by Emily Weddings is necessary and, more often than not, an extension of one huge team working together for YOUR big day. Thank you Emily Weddings for your contribution. Emily Weddings will also be present and representing the Association of Bridal Consultants at A Wedding Planner Defined Bridal Expo at the Founders Inn and Spa on November 22nd from 2pm to 5pm.


A Wedding Planner Defined Bridal Expo at The Founders Inn and Spa

Come to A Wedding Planner Defined Bridal Expo at the beautiful Founders Inn and Spa on Sunday, November 22nd from 2pm to 5pm. Meet the best wedding planner and businesses in Hampton Roads Virginia, featuring a fashion show with David’s Bridal. Grand Prizes include free marriage name change services, a pair of wedding bands, 6 piece sand ceremony vase set, Florida Theme Park Adventure and many more! Get $5 off $10 tickets at http://www.showbride.com! #showbride #foundersinn #aweddingplannerdefined

Lunch For Two Giveaway!

Have you tried their award-winning Sunday Brunch Buffet? Sundays in the Swan Terrace! It’s their signature culinary event in Virginia Beach! Enjoying music from their resident pianist. This includes a glass of mimosa, a feast of the freshest seafood and a carving station, locally grown fruits and vegetables, and deleictable desserts. Two lucky brides (or grooms) will win lunch for two on November 22nd at A Wedding Planner Defined Bridal Expo​! #showbride #aweddingplannerdefined #foundersinn #foundersinnandspa
Every Sunday from 11:30 am until 2:00 pm
$29.95 per adult
$9.95 per child 5 to 12 years old
Free for children 4 and under