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WeddingWire and The Great Bridal Expo Renew Partnership


Leading wedding site and top U.S. bridal show extend their partnership to reach engaged couples across the country

BETHESDA, MD – September 2, 2010 – WeddingWire, a leading online wedding planning resource, announces their renewed partnership with The Great Bridal Expo aimed at providing brides and grooms-to-be across the nation with the most complete wedding resources available.

The Great Bridal Expo’s nationally sponsored tour crosses the United States, visiting major cities twice a year, reaching over 170,000 engaged couples who are in the midst of planning their big day. WeddingWire will have a presence at every stop on the circuit demonstrating the latest technology and benefits of planning a wedding online. Engaged couples will receive WeddingWire’s cutting-edge online planning tools, including wedding websites, for no charge.

“We are thrilled to be working with The Great Bridal Expo and their team of professionals again this year to bring engaged couples and local wedding professionals together,” said Sonny Ganguly, WeddingWire CMO. “Coupled with WeddingWire’s suite of planning tools and newlywed reviews, the expert industry knowledge available at The Great Bridal Expo will help eliminate many of the stresses involved in planning such a special event.”

“The collaboration between The Great Bridal Expo and WeddingWire was certainly created with the purpose of benefiting all engaged couples in planning their big day,” said Bill Heaton, President and CEO of The Great Bridal Expo Group. “Pairing the efficiency of online wedding planning tools with the real-world, tangible, face-to-face nature of a bridal show makes this a perfect match.”

WeddingWire Members will receive two free tickets to any show on the Great Bridal Expo tour with this promo code: WWPR. Simply enter this code at For more information, visit

Check the 2010 Fall tour schedule for The Great Bridal Expo event in your area. Complete event details can be found on or

• Los Angeles, CA – September 11, 2010
• Anaheim, CA – September 12, 2010
• Washington, DC – September 18, 2010
• Boston, MA – September 19, 2010
• Philadelphia, PA – September 26, 2010
• Dallas, TX – October 3, 2010
• Ft. Lauderdale, FL – October 9, 2010
• Tampa, FL – October 10, 2010
• Miami, FL – October 17, 2010
• New York, NY – October 19, 2010
• Phoenix, AZ – October 24, 2010
• Atlanta, GA – October 31, 2010
• Denver, CO – November 7, 2010
• Chicago, IL – November 14, 2010
• San Francisco, CA – November 20, 2010
• San Jose, CA – November 21, 2010

About WeddingWire, Inc.
WeddingWire, the nation’s leading technology company serving the $70 billion wedding industry, is the only online wedding planning resource designed to empower both engaged couples and wedding professionals. For engaged couples, WeddingWire offers the ability to search, compare and book over 100,000 local wedding vendors, from wedding venues to wedding photographers to wedding cakes. WeddingWire also offers an online community and a suite of cutting-edge planning tools for weddings, including wedding websites, all at no charge. For wedding professionals, WeddingWire provides free online management tools creating the only market opportunity that gives local businesses control over their clients, reviews, leads and performance. Businesses that join the WeddingWire Network appear on and other leading sites, including (NYSE: MSO), and (both part of eHarmony), and (part of the 1-800-Flowers family of brands, NASDAQ: FLWS).

About The Great Bridal Expo
The Great Bridal Expo, the nation’s leading direct to the consumer wedding resource, has over 30 years of consumer event production throughout the United States. The event occurs in large, upscale convention hotels and convention centers and follows a trade show format. Everything for the wedding – honeymoon & home is featured and on display. The Great Bridal Expo is sponsored nationally by American Airlines, Barbados, David’s Bridal, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Macy’s, Cuisinart, Men’s Wearhouse, The Pros, Party City, and Michaels. The event is sponsored regionally by local companies in each city it visits.

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