Pantone has unveiled its color of the year for 2024: Peach Fuzz. Read more here.
Pantone has unveiled its color of the year for 2024: Peach Fuzz. Read more here.
Chicago-based event planner Amber Sanders weighs in on holiday wedding etiquette, considerations, and logistics. Read more here.
The pandemic made it harder to date, form relationships, and weddings. David’s Bridal is hoping 2024 will be the year the marriage industry gets back to normal. Read the full story here.
A look at how the wedding industry is faring after the post-pandemic surge. Read the full story here.
The Knot Worldwide’s ‘2023 Global Wedding Report’ narrows down relationship, spending, and planning trends in the US and 14 other countries. Read more here.
Men’s Wearhouse has launched a digital tool that helps grooms and groomsmen select their attire for weddings. Read the full story here
The owner of Kay Jewelers and Zales attributes the dip in engagements this year to the dating dry spell during the depths of the pandemic. Read the full story here.
It’s time for the entire wedding industry to stand up for marriage equality. Read the full story here.
Dozens of brides and bridesmaids say they were ghosted on or before the wedding day. Read the full story here.
Professional Photography (Wedding Photography) Market study provides detailed information on market upcoming trends, new business development, drivers, capacities, and technologies. Read full story here.
In announcing the deal for Blue Nile, Signet noted the latter’s “attractive customer demographic that is younger, more affluent, and ethnically diverse which will broaden our customer acquisition funnel.” Read full story here
Get advice from local wedding professionals, including a graphic designer, an event designer, a makeup artist, and more. Read full story here
If the predictions pan out, there will be some 2.5 million weddings in 2022 — the most since 1984 — and yet it’s never been more difficult to plan one. Here’s what couples should expect. Read the full story here
From bridal fashion advice to tips for staying comfortable at the reception, discover expert wedding advice! Read full story here
Whether you’ve been planning your wedding since you were young, or if you hadn’t given it a second thought until you’ve got a ring on their finger, every bride deserves the perfect wedding day. Read the full story here.
We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community who work in the wedding industry to share the biggest mistakes they see people make when planning their weddings. Read story here.
Wedding-related goods and services are expected to hit $68.66 billion in sales this year, surging 31% from last year. Read story here.
The Skift Forum Events will be held in London, New York, Dubai, and Dallas-Fort Worth and will also take place online. See full story
Ismail Sirdah, owner of Lulu Promotions and Music, is a seasoned event planner based in Duluth, Georgia. Because event promotion and planning can be complex, Ismail often finds that the best solutions come from other sources. For example, many event professionals…
Meet fellow ABC planners and wedding industry professionals at all levels, gain insight into the industry, and develop friendships that will last a lifetime! See full story
Award-winning Meghan Ely of OFD Consulting sheds light on how to become an editor’s favorite source. See story here
Leah Weinberg of Color Pop Events offers tools for business owners working a wedding, plus how to help couples plan with ease. See full story
Ways to prioritize strategies to increase awareness, attract more leads, and reach your business goals with these three tips. See full story
Exasperating vendor and venue shortages are leading more couples to turn to wedding planners for help. See story here
After 17 years as manager at a fine jewelry retailer, Angela Cisneros founded her own jewelry concierge business, a move prompted by the retirement of the store’s owners. See more here Photo by HONG SON from Pexels
Strategies that inspire an engaging atmosphere and provide employees with ownership and empowerment in their roles. See more here
Underperforming websites can be barriers to success – here are tips on how to be sure yours is giving a great first impression. See full story
Tips on creating intentional action steps to help achieve your definition of success. See full story Photo by Ann H from Pexels
PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — BHLDN, Anthropologie’s wedding brand known for a thoughtfully curated shop for all things bridal and occasion, and Alton Lane, the leading purveyor of premium custom suiting, announced today their exclusive year-long partnership. Experience the interactive Multichannel News Release…
Hints on how to be courageous in every step of your brand experience. Read more here
Your time is valuable and that’s why Event Tech Live focuses on quality content, industry-leading exhibitors, and networking opportunities that link you with the people and organizations that you want to meet. See full story
30 year veteran wedding planner Mindy Weiss discusses trends and more. See more here
The largest annual gathering of venue professionals in the Asia-Pacific will be held in Sydney, Australia from May 30-June 1. See full story
Venue Operations Summit is the premier industry conference for public assembly facility operations and engineering professionals. Past topics have included leadership, risk management, housekeeping, vertical transportation maintenance, electrical system management, venue-specific Town Halls, life safety, and much more. See story…
For more than 86 years Hotel, Restaurant, and Catering (HRC) has stood at the forefront of hospitality innovation, welcoming thousands of visitors every year to test, taste, and discover the latest products from the finest suppliers in the market. See…
Here are the areas event pros should be watching out for in 2022 and beyond. See more here Photo by Craig Adderley from Pexels
New York City branding agency repositions classic fashion brand NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — New York City branding and brand marketing agency BrandTuitive has completed a brand positioning program for Madison James, a brand with a long history designing formal wear for proms as…
14th Annual Couples’ Choice Awards® Honor the Top Wedding Vendors Nationwide NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WeddingWire—a leading wedding vendor marketplace—today recognizes top wedding professionals with the announcement of the 2022 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards®. This accolade represents the top wedding professionals reviewed by couples…
A popular TikTok wedding pro discusses tell-tale signs that she isn’t the right photographer to shoot a couple’s big day. See full story
The world’s no. 1 diamond miner has implemented its biggest price increase for diamonds in years. See full story
More ways your colleagues are positioning 2022 for a healthy, prosperous, and fabulous fiscal year. See full story
Valuable tips on how to take advantage of the 40+ million people planning their wedding on Pinterest. See full story Photo by Brett Jordan from Pexels
CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Honeyfund and its Shark Tank investor Kevin O’Leary have launched a second crowdfunded investment opportunity just as the wedding industry is set to have its best year since 1984. The company raised $1.07 m last year, and now is raising…
A 5-day event featuring strategies to grow your business and connect with friends in Las Vegas. Full story here
Futurist Michael Rogers discusses the major challenges event professionals will need to address this year. See full story
At this exclusive event, you will have the opportunity to spend 3 action packed days amongst thousands of event planners, marketers, corporate decision makers, and industry executives all in one place. Read more here
From beginner levels to advanced levels, Team Flower is offering design workshops, retreats, and conferences that help start and grow your floral design career. See more here
The general consensus is positive regarding Pantone’s 2022 Color of the Year. See more here
An all-industry event where you will get the guidance to harness today’s best opportunities and plan for the future. See more here
The 2022 NACE Experience conference will be held in Charlotte, NC from January 29-31. Click here for more information.
Amid supply chain issues, some pros in the wedding industry are being forced to raise prices. See more here Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels
The “Queen of Cakes” passed away at her Tribeca home at the age of 91. Read more here
The current industry forecast is predicting a much longer wedding boom than initially anticipated – how are vendors getting ready? See full story
Use these best practices and apply them in your event business to give your clients the best experience ever. See full story
The most supportive and free feature that Facebook has to offer, Groups can provide you the best return on investment. See full story
This one-of-a-kind retreat for women entrepreneurs will be held just outside Nashville, TN. Read more here
An all-inclusive workshop led by some of the most sought-after wedding designers in the industry will open for registration in the near future. See full story
Hailed by FORTUNE Magazine as “the wedding industry’s most exclusive conference,” Engage! Summit has grown to become a gala with over-the-top decor, music, and multi-course menus. See full story
NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Brides and Investopedia released findings from Weddings & Money 2021: A Brides & Investopedia Study. The first collaboration between the two Dotdash brands, the study reveals how COVID-19 impacted–and continues to impact–weddings and wedding planning, financing, and how couples think…
Inspiring conferences for professional event pros to enhance their careers. See full story
Event tech company promises no fees or penalties for event plan changes ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Community Brands, the leading provider of software and payment solutions for associations, nonprofits, and K-12 schools, today announced its new Pathable Promise program, enabling event…
Jacqueline Ruby was one of several brides who lost thousands of dollars to Jason’s Creations Wedding & Event Floristry LLC. Read more here
BizBash is accepting 300 event professionals into its 2022 Hosted Buyer Experience ATLANTA, Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — BizBash announced today that it will use an enhanced version of the hosted buyer approach as its signature strategy for 2022 events, which include the…
The Wedding Registry Provider To Expand Assortment of Home Upgrade Brands, Fulfilling Couples’ Unique Registry Wish Lists —Including a Stocked and Stylish Bar and Home Security NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today’s to-be-weds are personalizing their wedding registries more than ever before—and company…
The secret is staying organized and setting boundaries. See full story
CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Paper Source, the premier destination for fine papers and invitations, and renowned bridal and fashion designer, Ines Di Santo, team up for an exclusive luxury wedding invitations collection. The collection of paper suites showcases designs that reimagine the intricacies…
Joseph Esser, president of the Oʻahu Wedding Association, says the limitations don’t make an exception for professionally managed events. Read full story
A Wedding Fit for Royals and a French Polynesian Mini Micro-Wedding for Two NEW YORK (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 21, 2021 In response to the popularity of smaller, more intimate weddings and elopements, the award-winning St. Regis Bora Bora is delighted to announce the launch…
Despite the end to summer, wedding bells are still ringing loud and clear. Read more here Photo by Terje Sollie from Pexels
One lucky winner to receive five-night stay to celebrate this perfect match CLEARWATER, FLA. (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 01, 2021 Today, Honeyfund, the #1 honeymoon and universal gift registry site, and Hilton are making it official with a new partnership, streamlining the experience for couples to…
The program will offer exclusive discounts and perks to agents registered with the International Association of Travel Agents (IATA). Read more here
The most popular ecommerce wedding ring brand for men has claimed position 388 in Inc. Magazine’s prestigious ranking Photo by Verina Obiosa from Pexels VINEYARD, UTAH (PRWEB) AUGUST 17, 2021 Manly Bands is announcing their debut on the Inc. 500, one of the most…
Tips for wedding pros on how to be resilient in these busy times. See full story
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Aug. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — David’s Bridal, the nation’s leading bridal and special occasion authority, announced today the internal promotions of Andrea Dauphinee to Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Heather Braddock to the newly created role of Vice President, Digital Solutions, Heather McReynolds to Vice President, General…
Ways of getting the highest return on your investments of time, effort, and money. See full story
Superstars of the wedding industry share what drew them to their careers. See full story
Powerful batch working techniques can help you make the most of each day. See story here
Powerhouse executive turns attention towards supporting post-pandemic weddings and promoting inclusivity in bridal industry NEW YORK, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — When the pandemic forced many brides to cancel or postpone their weddings, high-powered executive and dedicated women’s issues supporter, Laura McQuade, felt…
SHE·SAID·YES is delighted to announce its 25th anniversary. The company is offering a free pendant worth $200, free express shipping, and free returns on all orders to celebrate this important milestone DALLAS (PRWEB) JULY 23, 2021 SHE·SAID·YES has been making the…
Neil Lane joins forces with renowned luxury brand Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Through his first-ever hotel partnership, the celebrated designer is turning his unique vision for one-of-a-kind dream weddings into a reality NEW YORK, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – Renowned jewelry designer and…
The new Travel Agent CRM tool, TAConnect, is intended to streamline the booking of client reservations. See full story
Presented by John Branch IV Photography, this video tutorial covers five helpful tips. See full story
Creative and sweet ideas that you can implement with your clients. See full story
How to select the best coach for you and your business. Read more here
Matthew Schumacher convinced agents to use his two agencies to collect higher commissions from airlines, resorts, and other travel-related businesses. Read more here
The high court will not hear the Arlene’s Flowers case, thereby leaving in place a decision that she broke state anti-discrimination laws. Read more here
Imaginative ideas for planners to use when designing drink stations this summer. Read more here
More than 500 event planners participated in the study that explored the state of virtual and hybrid events. Read story here
Wedding photographer Taylor Jackson shares an incredibly detailed tutorial that covers all aspects of the trade. See full story
Unique challenges are arising from the big uptick in events – here’s how to deal with them. Read more here
A seasoned digital marketing specialist with over 15 years in the industry, Chris Pooley recently launched FindMobileBars.com to connect bars and event organizers in the same way that his successful slate of state food truck sites connects food trucks and…
While engagement is a concept that many use as a success metric, there are better things to track. Read story here
It’s been a year since COVID took over the world and the events industry. What has happened and where do we see it going? See more here
Financing will Accelerate the Floral Tech Startup’s Growth, as Something Borrowed Blooms Capitalizes on the post-COVID Wedding Industry LAFAYETTE, La., June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Something Borrowed Blooms, pioneer of the silk wedding flower revolution, today announced a $1.5M Series A funding round led by…
Whether you’re new to the game or rebranding, drive your inspiration with these tips. See full story
Marriott Hotels is rolling out “learning labs” to give event planners common sense methods to safely host meetings, conferences, and trade shows again. See full story
Perfect for couples, the co-designed black-tie affair bed offers first-class technology and elegance ATLANTA, June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Beautyrest, a leader in premium sleep technology, today announced its first-ever custom collaboration in partnership with acclaimed designer Christian Siriano just in time for the…
PALM SPRINGS, Calif., June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The National Gay Wedding Association (NGWA) has announced their inaugural Inclusive Awareness Conference, #sharethelove. The conference will take place January 4-6, 2022 in Indian Wells, California at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa. The conference will bring together like-minded…
Celebrate! Wedding Planning Assistant is the Best Free and Simple Event Solution CONCORD, N.H., May 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Wedding Planning Assistant LLC announced today the launch of its innovative digital platform created for uniting newlyweds-to-be and professional wedding vendors and all over…
Fahad Shah illegally applied for two PPP loans from separate lenders totaling $3.2 million and then went on a spending spree. See full story