Deliver Your News to the World

WeddingWire Offers a $50,000 Dream Wedding in the Nation’s Capital


WeddingWire and Mix 107.3 FM present “My Wedding in a Week” in Washington, DC

WASHINGTON, DC – January 13, 2010 – WeddingWire, the nation’s leading wedding technology company, announces the launch of “My Wedding in a Week” with MIX 107.3 FM in Washington, DC. WeddingWire, along with their team of wedding professionals, will be giving away a $50,000 dream wedding to one very lucky couple. The only catch: the couple has one week to plan everything beginning to end.

Washington, DC Metro-area engaged couples have the opportunity to register to win the wedding of their dreams. Once selected by MIX listeners on January 29th, the couple only has seven days to plan and execute their wedding. The radio audience is encouraged to help with the planning during the week of February 1st by voting online at to select various pieces of the wedding design for the couple, such as the wedding dress, reception menu, and wedding rings.

“It is amazing what lengths engaged couples will go to in order to plan their wedding, and this contest is the perfect example,” says Megan Hermeling, Marketing Manager for WeddingWire. “Planning a wedding in one week is an arduous task, but our fantastic team is ready for the challenge. We are thrilled to be in a position to give a deserving couple in the DC area this incredible gift.”

With the help of Marc McIntosh, Executive Producer of the Washington Bridal Showcase, WeddingWire has compiled a very talented and generous group of wedding professionals to provide the couple with anything and everything they would need to make this day possible. Local vendors from the Washington, DC area have agreed to participate, offering their services ranging from wedding coordination to the entertainment and catering.

The “My Wedding in a Week” timeline is as follows:
• January 4th to January 21st – Contest Registration
• January 22nd – Finalists are chosen
• January 22nd to January 28th – Voting period
• January 29th – Winners announced
• February 1st to 5th – Wedding Week
• February 5th – Wedding Day

Each contest entrant will receive a pair of complimentary tickets to one of the three Washington Bridal Showcase events in the Washington, DC area: January 17th at Martin’s Crosswinds in Greenbelt, MD; January 24th at the Bethesda North Marriott in Bethesda, MD; and January 31st at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, VA.

The happy couple will say “I Do” on Friday, February 5th along with one hundred of their closest friends and family invited to witness the special day. For more information about “My Wedding in a Week” in Washington, DC, including contest rules and entry, please visit

About WeddingWire, Inc.
WeddingWire, the nation’s leading wedding technology company, is the only online wedding planning resource designed to empower both engaged couples and wedding vendors. WeddingWire enables engaged couples to search, compare and book over 100,000 wedding vendors nationwide, from wedding venues to wedding cakes. WeddingWire also offers an online community and a suite of cutting-edge planning tools, including wedding websites, all at no charge. For wedding vendors, WeddingWire provides free online management tools creating the only market opportunity that gives businesses control over their clients, reviews, leads and performance. In addition, WeddingWire has partnered with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO) to provide its network of local vendors and online wedding-planning tools at For additional information, please visit

# # #


 wedding planning
 washington dc weddings
 wedding checklist
 free wedding
 wedding venues

This news content may be integrated into any legitimate news gathering and publishing effort. Linking is permitted.

News Release Distribution and Press Release Distribution Services Provided by WebWire.