(Closed) I went to a wedding show today….

posted 5 years ago in Decor
Post # 3
338 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I think it helped me to an extent, but I also felt like I was on a used car lot too 🙂

Post # 4
8473 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

I actually couldn’t stand them. 

Post # 5
1589 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

I only went to one with one of my MOHs and I had a great time. I ended up going with a photographer who I met there. I also wanted to check out the venue so it was a fun way to do it without feeling any pressure. We left before it ended.

I don’t really feel the need to go to any more though. I used a local wedding forum and word of mouth to find a lot of my vendors. I want out wedding to be as simple as humanly possible so I don’t need too many ideas.

That being said, I ended up picking another venue and I will take my mother and sister to a showcase there when they have one, so they can see the place and try the food. 

Post # 6
8580 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2014

I went to one in Chicago – wasn’t overly thrilled.

Most of the demonstrations and things we seen were things I could find by doing a google search, or from pinterest.

As someone who isn’t hiring alot of vendors and doing alot myself, there really wasn’t a need for me.

I guess it would be good for a bride looking for many many many vendors, or was completely clueless as to what she wanted! .

Post # 7
2090 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

@Tphan:  I had exactly the same experience!!! I had no idea about my colours or theme but I went to a local wedding fair and saw the most beautiful flowers stall with lots of dusty pink / mocha and vintage looking bouquets- I was sold and my theme (mocha/vintage) was born!!

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