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WeddingWire and The Great Bridal Expo Unveil 2012-2013 Bridal Show Partnership


Leading wedding site and top U.S. bridal show renew partnership for another season
BETHESDA, MD – September 7, 2012 – WeddingWire, the nation’s leading online wedding marketplace, is pleased to renew their partnership with The Great Bridal Expo for a fourth consecutive year. As one of the most highly-regarded, direct-to-consumer wedding events in the U.S., the expo is aimed at providing engaged couples with the most complete wedding resources available in the industry.

WeddingWire and The Great Bridal Expo are continuing a partnership that has become a celebrated anniversary since 2008. Twice a year, The Great Bridal Expo’s nationally-sponsored tour visits major cities across the U.S., reaching over 170,000 engaged couples who are in the process of planning their weddings. WeddingWire’s presence at each show on the circuit provides engaged couples with exposure to the latest technology, tools and resources for online wedding planning.

“Our team is thrilled to celebrate our fourth year with The Great Bridal Expo,” says Sonny Ganguly, Chief Marketing Officer, WeddingWire. “We know that bringing together engaged couples and wedding professionals in the setting of The Great Bridal Expo  is a significant opportunity for WeddingWire to showcase our innovative suite of planning tools, mobile planning solutions, and the nation’s largest network of wedding reviews that will help streamline the wedding-planning process for everyone involved.”

“We are thrilled to once again partner with WeddingWire to help brides and grooms plan their weddings,” said Bill Heaton, CEO of Great Bridal Expo. “WeddingWire’s industry-leading online planning tools coupled with Great Bridal Expo’s ability to provide a face-to-face connection between about-to-be-marrieds and the businesses they need for their wedding is an unbeatable combination.”

WeddingWire Members will receive two free tickets to any show on the Great Bridal Expo tour by visiting to register and print the free tickets.

Check the 2012 Fall tour schedule for The Great Bridal Expo event in your area. Complete event details can be found on or

·         Washington, DC (Alexandria, VA)  – September 9, 2012
·         Baltimore, MD – September 16, 2012
·         New York, NY – September 18, 2012
·         Philadelphia, PA – September 23, 2012
·         Boston, MA – September 30, 2012
·         Dallas, TX – October 7, 2012
·         Tampa, FL – October 13, 2012
·         Atlanta, GA – October 14, 2012
·         Denver, CO – October 21, 2012
·         Chicago, IL – October 27, 2012
·         Miami, FL – November 3, 2012
·         Ft. Lauderdale, FL – November 4, 2012
·         Phoenix, AZ – November 11, 2012
·         Anaheim, CA – November 18, 2012
·         San Francisco, CA – November 24, 2012
·         San Jose, CA – November 25, 2012

About WeddingWire, Inc.
WeddingWire™, the nation’s leading technology company serving the $100 billion wedding and events 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 120,000 reviewed wedding vendors, from wedding venues to wedding photographers. WeddingWire also offers a comprehensive suite of online planning tools for weddings, including wedding websites and wedding checklists, all at no charge. For wedding professionals, WeddingWire provides an innovative SaaS platform to businesses that offers a comprehensive solution for their advertising, marketing, client management, and networking needs. Businesses that advertise with WeddingWire appear on,, and other leading sites, including (NYSE: MSO), and

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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