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Your business and Pacific Coast Weddings is a perfect partnership. Here’s why ...

Proven Pacific Coast Weddings is the go-to guide – for 10 years, brides have been carrying it with them from “I Will” to “I Do!”

audience Our readers – brides from North Seattle to southern British Columbia – are active, engaged and need your products and services ♥ Distributed at bridal shows and retail locations all year long ♥

value You’re not just buying an ad, you’re buying an entire ad campaign that gives your business exposure all year long.

synergy One ad works for your business on many different levels:

In Print:

Total market strategy You’re not just buying an ad, you’re getting

an entire marketing campaign.

In the pages of Pacific Coast Weddings Listing in the Resource Directory ♥ Listing in the Advertiser Directory ♥ ♥

Online: Your site is linked throughout our dynamic new website ♥ Flip through the pages of Pacific Coast Weddings online ♥ Listing in the Resource Directory ♥

Plus, Facebook & Pinterest promotions all year long! Photos (clockwise): Debbie Schwab, Amy PArsons, Tiffany Burke


From “I Will” to “I Do” Brides spend an average of $27,000 on their wedding.* We’ll connect you to this lucrative market!

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Easy Reference: Convenient, purse-sized guide with handy worksheets and checklists is easy to use – brides hold onto it and check our dynamic website regularly, seeing your ad over and over again. Showcase Your Business: Upscale design with full-color, glossy stock showcases your business beautifully and professionally.

Tailored to Your Needs: Our expert marketing team will help you find the best option for your business at a price that fits your budget.

an exquisite

honeymoon

Pacific Coast Weddings is in brides’ hands at every bridal show from North Seattle to southern British Columbia. We’re there representing YOU!

We’re promoting you at these 2013 bridal shows: ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

Bridal Inspirations Wedding Expo Northwest Bridal Showcase Organized Bride, Spring/Fall Lynnwood-Everett Wedding Expo, Spring/Fall Skagit Wedding Show Isle Be Wed Whidbey Wedding Inspirations Wedding & Quinceañera Expo Cinderella Bridal Shows ... and many more !

Cover photo: Toni Lynn Photography

*Source: Costofwedding.com

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The prime real estate for any venue is in The Venue Finder special section – it’s the first place brides look when they’re choosing the location for their big day.

Full Page $1,865

Half Page $1,130

Your one ad works for you on many different levels, appearing in: Print ♥ Venue Finder special section ♥ Resource Directory listing ♥ Advertising Directory w/ icon

Online with links to your site ♥ Flip-through version ♥ Your own page on our site ♥ Resource Directory listing

Plus ♥ Complimentary banner ads on Pacific Coast Weddings website ♥ Additional banner ads on worksheet planning pages on website ♥ Inclusion in The Venue Finder comparison chart in printed guide and online ♥ Facebook and Pinterest promotions all year long ♥ Complimentary ad design and copywriting – a $200+ value!

Giuseppe’s Al-Porto

Your wedding, your way – let Giuseppe’s share your dream. Rehearsal dinners, weddings and receptions for 12 to 200. Magnificent views, exceptional cuisine, uncompromised attention to detail, service and quality.

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21 Bellwether Way Bellingham Marina giuseppesitalian.com 360/714-8412


The Chrysalis Inn & Spa

Amy Parsons Photography

A spectacular inn and spa overlooking Bellingham Bay. Imagine your wedding in an intimate and elegant setting that includes a grand staircase, Northwest ambiance and breathtaking views! The Chrysalis partners with Fino to create a mouthwatering menu. And we offer the perfect package for the day of your wedding, including bridal up-dos and make-up, 60-minute Swedish massage, manicures and pedicures. Be sure to ask about a massage for the groom! Make your wedding night memorable by experiencing our heavenly deluxe rooms, romance basket, sparkling wine and rose petals. Friends and family can stay in luxury view rooms and suites with cozy window seats, fireplaces and soaking or whirlpool tubs! The Chrysalis Inn & Spa is the perfect celebratory setting for the wedding couple, bridal party and family and friends.

804 10th Street, Bellingham, WA 98225 (888) 808-0005 info@thechrysalisinn.com thechrysalisinn.com

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WEdding venue 1,130 Half page

Resource Directory Listing

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Resource Directory Listing $150* Additional listings $75/each

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Quarter page Horizontal 4.5" w x 1.85" h Vertical 2.175" w x 3.7" h Eighth page 2.175" w x 1.85" h

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CATERING Hilltop Catering 360/220-0731 • hilltopcooking.com catering@hilltopcooking.com Complimentary event planning. Great food. Fullservice catering. Hilltop is the preferred caterer of many Whatcom and Skagit County event venues. Professional culinary and service staff. Menus and staffing for any size group, location or event. See ad on page 27.

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Whidbey Wedding Inspirations

Sunday February 26, 2012 •11am-4 pm

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Best Western Plus Harbor Plaza and Conference Center 33175 St. Route 20 • Oak Harbor, WA 98277 • 360-679-4567 Visit us online! www.bestwestern.com/harborplaza

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Zach Luellen Photography

Free Admission!


Design s e r v ic e s

Only 10% of ad price

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Award-Winning Winery

Personalized wine service!

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Wine-themed bridal showers, rehearsal dinners & bachelor parties!

360.220.7072 masqueradewines.com

360-927-6545

www.courtneybowlden.com

Waterfront Weddings 0 Have your wedding ceremony at one of the Port’s waterfront parks:

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• Fairhaven Marine Park • Zuanich Point Park • Blaine Boating Center

360.676.2500 | portofbellingham.com | events@portofbellingham.com www. PacificCoastWeddings.info 7


An

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selection for everyone in your wedding party

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Find out why we’re the perfect partners for your wedding! 1400 N. State Street, Bellingham, WA

(360) 733-2563 Bridal Appointments Recommended Closed Wednesdays & Sundays

www.aliciasbridal.com


Pacific Coast Weddings Mediakit 2014