YOUR INVITATION TO EXHIBIT AT
30TH SEPT - 2ND OCT 2016
Business Design Centre London
Brides The Show
Jenny Packham showcased her S/S 2016 collection and gowns from her New York ready-to-wear catwalk at October’s Brides The Show
IN MY ROLE AS THE EDITOR OF THE UK’S BEST-SELLING AND MOST LUXURIOUS BRIDAL MAGAZINE, I see every day how
‘This was our third year exhibiting at Brides The Show and it was – without a doubt – the best one yet! We had a great weekend and saw so many brides.’ Ingrid Usher at Naomi Neoh
brides-to-be are constantly striving for more inspired and stylish ideas. Never has there been so much thirst for original ways to style their day. And the one brand they trust to deliver that is Brides – the creative force behind Brides The Show. This event is your opportunity to get your brand in front of Brides readers, as the show – our fifth – returns to The Business Design Centre, where 6,000 visitors from across the UK will enjoy a visual feast of inspiration from top designers, luxury travel operators, award-winning florists, bespoke stationers and cakemakers. Ours is a discerning bride who does not attend other mass-market shows, so put 30th September – 2nd October in your diary now, and JADE BEER, BRIDES EDITOR read on for what you can expect.
The audience Brides The Show will give your business direct access to 1,000s of affluent brides-to-be, all of whom are actively researching suppliers as they organise the biggest – and most expensive – day of their life. Sell, promote, and establish your brand as a key supplier in high-end weddings, aligning yourself with the UK’s No.1 bridal magazine, Condé Nast Brides, at London’s definitive luxury bridal event.
live in central London
Rate their top three are getting planning Over married within resources as bridal shows, 12-18 months come to source magazines and products and blogs
6,000 visitors 70% do not
attend other wedding shows
Average wedding spend of £30,110 (43% higher than the UK average)
Visit us at bridestheshow.co.uk
Backed by a targeted national marketing campaign, Brides The Show will deliver more than 6,000 high-spending brides-to-be and their bridal parties. The promotional campaign draws on the power of Brides, the UK’s best-selling and most luxurious bridal magazine, and the wider Condé Nast portfolio, supported by a diverse media mix across print, digital and outdoor advertising, as well as extensive editorial and social media engagement.
‘It was brilliant! This was a very professional show, with great engagement and loads of data capture. The show definitely met objectives and I already have loads of ideas for how to make it better this year. The only thing I need to plan for 2016 is more staff!’ Hayes & Jarvis
THE UK’S NO.1 BRIDAL MAGAZINE
Launched in 1955, Condé Nast Brides is Britain’s longest-established wedding title and the consistent market leader. The magazine enjoys the highest circulation and readership figures within the bridal industry, providing advertisers with a captive, receptive and high-purchasing audience.
222,000 magazine readers
152,000+ Twitter followers
What you can expect...
The feature areas at Brides The Show are hugely popular with our visitors and reflect the very hottest bridal trends. A number of visible and cost-effective partnership opportunities are available at the show, as well as bespoke sponsorship packages for brands wanting to stand out from the competition.
The highlight of the weekend is our stunning daily catwalk shows, featuring top UK and international designers â€“ and all styled by Brides fashion director, Bryony Toogood.
Are you in the business of bridal pampering? Experts in make-up, hair, skincare and nails will be offering first-hand advice and consultations to our brides-to-be.
The Imagination Room One of the most popular features, The Imagination Room, offers visitors a programme of hands-on workshops and demonstrations, encouraging brides-to-be to get crafty.
On The Sofa A line-up of talks and Q&A sessions with the best in the business, giving brides the inside track on wedding planning, from perfecting their bridal make-up to unique styling tips.
Lookbook Live Gorgeous wedding themes inspired by some of the most popular pages within Brides bring your brand or products to life â€“ and all styled in conjunction with Brides lifestyle editors.
The Wine Workshop Showcasing the finest wines, champagnes, food trends and pairings, in this interactive tastings area every wedding tipple is catered for.
Dream Destinations This is an interactive travel hub for both UK and international tour operators, honeymoon specialists and boutique hotels wanting to meet couples looking for their trip-of-a-lifetime.
Get involved We welcome applications from all aspects of the wedding industry, including: Accessories
Cakes & catering
Mother of the bride
Hair & beauty
Venues & hotels
‘The show was wonderful! It felt everyone had put so much into it – organisers and exhibitors – and it looked amazing; the stands, the graphics, the features, not to mention the breathtaking design of the catwalk.’ Sofia at Lila Lila
Rate per sq m
Carpet & Shell Stand
Floor Space Only
For more information on exhibiting Contact Danae Prassides on firstname.lastname@example.org or 0207 886 3075
For sponsorship opportunities Contact Susie Roberts on email@example.com