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Waiheke Wedding Fair - Ticket Package Giveaway!

Benek Lisefski • October 02, 2013
Waiheke Wedding Fair - Ticket Package Giveaway! - WeddingWise Articles

What you’ll find at The Waiheke Wedding Fair

The Waiheke Wedding Fair is a collaboration of talented suppliers brought together to inspire and show case some of the best the Island has to offer. The Fair will be a refreshing alternative to the traditional expo. We are different because we have a mix and limit of all categories so you will find everything for your special day in one place without being bombarded with too many of one thing.Package tickets include return ferry, return transport, glass of Batch Blanc de Blancs on arrival and entry to the fair.Expect to find enthusiastic exhibitors, crafters and creators that offer unique services on Waiheke Island and eye-catching displays as well as entertainment, food, wine and everything you need to know about weddings including hens, stags and before and after parties.Waiheke Island holds a huge amount of weddings a year and is becoming a sought after wedding destination, so not only will you be able to meet all the…

Vendor Tips: How to Rock a Wedding Show

Steff Green • June 26, 2013
Vendor Tips: How to Rock a Wedding Show - WeddingWise Articles
Wedding shows are one of the primary marketing events of any vendor’s calendar. They are a chance to meet personally with hundreds of brides and promote your business in the wedding industry.A significant chunk of any wedding vendor’s marketing budget will go on wedding shows every year, so it’s important to optimise your wedding show experience to get the biggest return on your investment.Success at a wedding fair isn’t some magic formula – it’s all about matching your services to the right couples and providing them with all the info they need. Here are my top strategies for rocking a wedding show.

Choose the Right Wedding Show

Different wedding shows focus on different wedding markets, and this will definitely impact. Some cater for high end, luxury weddings, while others focus on the mid-range or budget end of the market, and there are even some shows for alternative weddings. Almost all wedding shows attract brides predominantly from the immediate geographic…

How to Get the Most Out of a Wedding Show

Steff Green • May 01, 2013
How to Get the Most Out of a Wedding Show - WeddingWise Articles
Wedding Shows are held every year throughout New Zealand (Use our handy wedding show calendar to see when a show next hits your town). They are a great way to learn about different vendors in your area, as well as gather together ideas and inspiration for your wedding. It’s a wonderful experience – you’re able to touch and smell and taste products that you can only imagine from images online.But wedding shows can also be daunting and stressful. All those couples desperate to talk to the vendors means it can sometimes be difficult to get your questions answered. It can also be hard to stay on task when you’re distracted by so many pretty, shiny things!But don’t worry, we’ve compiled the ultimate Wedding Show Survival Guide, to help you stay focused and get the most out of wedding shows.

1. Choose the right wedding show

It might surprise you to know that wedding shows have specific markets. Usually they are geographic (brides in Rotorua, etc) but in the larger centres…

Congrats Samantha, our expo prize package winner!

Benek Lisefski • May 09, 2010
Congratulations to Samantha from Howick, you’re the lucky winner of our expo prize package! We’ve contacted you to deliver your prize.Thanks to everyone who saw us at the expo and entered in to win the prize. Here’s a recap of what Samantha has won:Bridal makeup trial from Samsara Medispa 30-minute facial treatment from Samsara Medispa Free skin consultation from Samsara Medispa Complete invites and website package from Paperless WeddingWe look forward to attending more expos and events and giving away more great prizes from our wonderful vendor partners.The fall wedding expo season is starting to wind down but there are still many great shows scheduled for May. Check out our Wedding Shows & Events Calendar for an up-to-date list of the coming shows. 

Photos from the expo

Benek Lisefski • April 13, 2010
We had a great time at the Wedding Wonderland Expo on Sunday. Thank you to everyone who came and talked to us, and for Lisa and Emma for inviting us to the show.Heaps of people entered our drawing for a free massage. We picked a winner every hour and have emailed all 6 of the winners to they can claim their prize. We’re also offering a larger prize package worth over $300 that expo attendees can enter for online using the special link from the flyer. We’re looking forward to giving that away at the end of the month.We met a lot of great people who were excited about the idea of using a wedding directory with reviews and ratings from real brides and grooms to help them make smart wedding vendor choices. We hope this site helps as many people as possible plan their wedding more easily.We also connected with a lot of wedding vendors at the show and look forward to building relationships with them. We’d like to give a special thanks to our very friendly expo neighbours:…

Wedding Wonderland Expo

Benek Lisefski • April 06, 2010
Come join us at the 2010 Auckland Wedding Wonderland Expo! Sunday April 11 at ASB Showgrounds.WeddingWise will have an exhibit - please come by and say hi! You can try out a live demo of the site right from our exhibit and instantly look up reviews about the vendors you see.Plus, we’re giving away a free massage voucher every hour of the show! Don’t miss it. We also have a larger prize package valued at over $300 to be won by someone who attends the expo. Details will be handed out at the show so don’t leave our exhibit without a flyer.If you want to attend the expo you can save money by buying your tickets online in advance. Here’s a special message from Wedding Wonderland Expo:Dear Brides   Getting Married?? Wedding Wonderland Expos are not to be missed!!   Get Married in Fiji on us!! Hundreds of Exhibitors, Gorgeous Fashion Shows, thousands of goodie bags and much more!!  Have you got your ticket, book online now and SAVE . …

Resources section launched: shows & events, software, links & more

Benek Lisefski • February 11, 2010
WeddingWise Resources is here.We’ve just launched a new section of the site with events, software, downloads, and links for happy wedding planning.

Current pages include:

Wedding Shows & Events CalendarUpcoming wedding events throughout New ZealandWedding Planning SoftwareTop Rated software packages to help you plan your weddingUseful LinksRecommended websites, blogs, and services to help you plan your wedding

Still to come:

Wedding planning checklists - free download Wedding ceremony reading & music suggestions Wedding budget spreadsheet - free download And more…We hope you enjoy these new resources and they help you plan your wedding smarter and easier. As always, if you have any questions or suggestions please contact us.

Upcoming wedding shows: the complete list

Jenny Lisefski • January 21, 2010
Editor’s Note: This list has now become a permanent feature in our new Resources section. Please see our new and improved Wedding Shows & Events Calendar for the most up-to-date list.You’ve searched our directory to find your favourite vendors, now go meet them in person!A wedding show or expo is a great way to see a lot of wedding vendors in one day and easily compare their products, services, and prices. The 2010 Summer/Autumn wedding show season in New Zealand is coming up so mark these dates in your calendar.We’ve compiled a list of every scheduled show we could find - you won’t find another list of wedding events as complete as this one in any magazine or on any other website.

North City Wedding & Bridal Expo - Wellington

24 January 2010 - The Te Rauparaha Arena, Porirua City, Wellington

Wedding Planning Workshop

27 January 2010 – 27 March 2010 - 46P Stanley Street, Parnell,…

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