WeddingWire Wins Hire Power Award from Inc. Magazine


WEBWIRE – Thursday, December 06, 2012

Leader in Event Technology Received One of Inc. Magazine’s Inaugural Awards for Creating American Jobs

BETHESDA, MD – December 6, 2012 - WeddingWire, the nation’s leading technology company serving the $100 billion wedding and events industry, announced the company  has been recognized with Inc. Magazine’s first ever Hire Power Awards. This prestigious award recognizes private companies that are excelling in creating jobs and hiring new talent to drive the nation’s economy.
 
WeddingWire is honored to receive an Inc. Hire Power Award as it celebrates the company’s continued success through innovation and rapid growth.  Inc. has listed the company as the sixth of the top ten small to mid-sized Maryland businesses based on the number of jobs created over the past three years. This recognition adds great significance to WeddingWire’s accomplishments. In August, WeddingWire was ranked number 309 out of 500 on the magazine’s 31st annual Inc. 500 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Additionally, WeddingWire received a noteworthy investment from Spectrum Equity in September, which is being used to expand sales and marketing efforts.

“WeddingWire is honored to be acknowledged with an Inc. Hire Power Award in its inaugural year,” said Jenny Harding, People Director, WeddingWire. “We are thrilled with our significant growth and the progress we’ve made creating new jobs. The recognition through the Inc. Hire Power Awards confirms that we are making active contributions to today’s economy and moving in the right direction.  We strive to continue creating not only jobs, but careers, while helping our employees gain and expand the skills and experiences they will need for a lifetime of success.”
 
WeddingWire will continue to expand hiring efforts and talent acquisition in 2013 for its marketing, sales, support and web development teams.

For more information on the Inc. Hire Power Awards, please visit www.inc.com . For more information on WeddingWire, please visit www.weddingwire.com

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 WeddingWire.com, EventWire.com, ProjectWedding.com and other leading sites, including MarthaStewartWeddings.com (NYSE: MSO), Brides.com and Weddingbee.com



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