Premier Bride Showplace Vendors

Welcome, Central Valley Brides!

For more information about wedding planning, wedding vendors & bridal shows, please visit www.pbcv.com.

The following sponsors and exhibitors are participating in the Premier Bride Showplace bridal show in Fresno on August 19, 2012 .
 PRESENTING SPONSOR
Wedgewood Wedding & Banquet Center website
 CO-PRESENTING SPONSORS
Mark Janzen Photography website
Limo for You website
La Ryan Catering website
The Vault website
Oh So Swank! website
 EXHIBITORS
Exhibitors with the pink Running Ribbon Susan G. Komen next to their names have kindly donated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Premier Bride would like to thank them for their generosity.
ALTERATIONS
Shirley Gambero Designer/Dressmaker website
BAKERIES
BRIDAL GOWNS/VEILS/PRESERVATION
David’s Bridal website
Premier Bride’s Perfect Dress Susan G. Komen website
Shirley Gambero Designer/Dressmaker website
CATERING
Classic Catering website
LaRyan Catering website
Plates Grilling & Catering website
DANCE LESSONS
 DISC JOCKEYS
AMS Entertainment Susan G. Komen website
TNT DJ & HD Video Susan G. Komen website
FAVORS/SPECIALTY ITEMS
Edible Arrangements website
FLORISTS
Oh So Swank! website
GIFT REGISTRY
National Healthstyles Susan G. Komen website
Bed Bath & Beyond website
HEALTH & BEAUTY
Bella Makeup & Hair Design website
Central California Advocare website
Forever Adored website
INVITATIONS
Lisa Takao Paper Couture Susan G. Komen website
JEWELRY
Rogers Jewelry website
The Vault Fine Jewelers website
LIMOUSINES/TRANSPORTATION
Limo For You Susan G. Komen website
MUSICIANS
OFFICIANTS
PARTY RENTALS
AMS Entertainment Susan G. Komen website
Covered with Elegance website
Forget Me Nots AntiquesSusan G. Komen website
Light and Sound Solutions website
Lounge Essence website
PHOTOGRAPHERS
Brian Bishop Photography website
Choice Imaging website
Creative Captures website
D.C. Photography Studios website
John M. Reynolds Photography Susan G. Komen website
Kenny Gilman Photography website
Mark Janzen Photography website
Morgan/James Photography Susan G. Komen website
Nostalgia Photography Susan G. Komen website
Ros-Lynn Studios Susan G. Komen website
Schafer Studios website
TMphotography Susan G. Komen website
Van’s Studio of Photography website
REAL ESTATE/FINANCIAL/INSURANCE
TRAVEL/HONEYMOON
TUXEDOS
AJ’s Tuxedo Junction Susan G. Komen website
Black Tie & Bridal Lace website
Pat’s Tuxedos website
VENUES/ACCOMODATIONS
Classic Catering website
Paradise Springs website
Swan Court Conference Center website
The Big Fresno Fair Event Center website
The Downtown Club Susan G. Komen website
The Loft Events website
The Pines Resort website
TorNino’s Banquets Susan G. Komen website
Wolf Lakes Park Susan G. Komen website
VIDEOGRAPHERS
Choice Imaging website
D.C. Photography Studios website
Reverie Video Productions website
Schafer Studios website
TNT DJ & HD Video website
WEDDING COORDINATORS
Oh So Swank! website
WEDDING RESOURCES
Premier Bride Magazine Susan G. Komen website
The ONE Wedding Planner
Advertisements

Featured Vendor: Lemmon Made

About

Lemmon Made Weddings, Events, and Custom Invitations to bring your dreams of a beautiful, stress-free wedding to life. Lemmon Made Weddings, Events, and Custom Invitations supply creative solutions to your wedding and event needs.
Services include:

Custom Invitations

We design each invitation order not only around the bride but also the event, so you get a one of a kind product.
Have no idea what you want for your invitations? We have samples and ideas to help with the design process.
We can take care of all your stationary need from the invitations and response cards to map cards, programs and table numbers. We can also help with wedding etiquette guidance.

Wedding and Event Decorating
If you are looking for someone to make your wedding or event beautiful but have taken care of the planning your self, Lemmon Made offers decorating services.

These services include but are not limited to:

Cake table
Head table
Back Drops
Draping
Artistic Display
Birthday parties, Baby showers, and special events
Holiday, Home and Business Decorating

Lemmon Made also offers decorating services for the home and business. We can do entire rooms or just the windows, Lemmon Made will provide a beautiful product. For the business, we can dress your window to give it that big city feel. And coming soon Holiday Decorating, both inside and out.Wedding and Event Planning

Lemmon Made offers many wedding and event planning packages including full service coordination, day of coordination, consultation and budgeting services.

Day of Event coordination packages include:

Attend/conduct rehearsal
Supply vendors and wedding party with an outline of event
Instruct and oversee all duties of participants
Oversee set-up and decorating
Assist bride & maids with dressing
Supervise all vendors and professionals (Including photographers, florist, and caterers)
Ensure everything runs as planned
Handle necessary payments
Supervise entire ceremony and reception
Attend to guests’ special needs
Oversee the tear down of event

Full service coordination packages include all services included in the Day of Event Package plus:

Location search and availability
Styling and designing of event
Vendor search and availability
Retail search and retainment
Budget management
Wedding etiquette guidance
Overview and education
Assistance with all details of the event planning process
Full management on event day including setup and tear down of the event

Budgeting and Consulting services include:

Overview and education
Wedding etiquette guidance
Budget guidance
Vendor and Location referrals

For more information about wedding planning, wedding vendors & bridal shows, please visit www.pbcv.com.

Save the Date! Premier Bride Showplace!

 

Welcome, Central Valley Brides!
Premier Bride Showplace is the bridal show that you, a Central Valley bride, will want to attend. Here you will find valuable information to help with all of your wedding planning. You’ll have the opportunity to enjoy an elegant fashion show featuring beautiful bridal gowns and meet some of the finest wedding professionals in the Fresno area.

Next Show:

Sunday, August 19, 2012
Fresno Convention Center – New Exhibit Hall

Premier Bride Showplace Tips
You may find that the more time you can save in planning your wedding, the better. Our bridal show can be the one stop shopping experience you need to plan your entire wedding, especially if you go prepared. Here are a few tips on how to get the most out of Premier Bride Showplace:

• Plan In Advance – Make a list of what you will need most and what your budget will allow for each item and service. Be sure to leave some room for the unexpected – you never know when you may see something you’ll want to have that you never thought of.• Be Ready To Make Decisions – Bring the major decision-makers to Premier Bride Showplace with you. If you are the major decision-maker, bring someone with you that you can bounce ideas off of. Be ready to book your favorite vendors there at the show. Some exhibitors may even offer day-of-show booking discounts.

• Dress For The Occasion – Remember to wear comfortable shoes. Need we explain more on this one?

• Fashion Forward – Bring a notepad with you to jot down any dresses or tuxes you like during the fashion show. It will be much easier for you to remember which Bridal Salon featured the gowns you like. You’ll also want to be able to take notes when attending the seminars.

• Above all, have fun! Bridal shows may be useful and informative, but they’re also a blast. You’ll have a great time with your family and friends – planning your perfect day!

For more information about wedding planning, wedding vendors & bridal shows, please visit www.pbcv.com.

Featured Vendor: Weddings At The Grove

Premier Bride Featured Vendor Profile

The Grove is located on a 24-acre ranch.It retains the quiet country atmosphere present throughout the ranch. This wonderful rural setting is only minutes from the freeway and is centrally located in California. Our beautiful location is in the outskirts of Sanger, CA, Fresno County.

The abundance of trees and vegetation provides a lush, natural backdrop for timeless photographs of your wedding and reception. The Grove is a relaxing and welcoming setting for your reception.

CLICK HERE To Request More Info.


The rental fee includes:

  • Landscaped, manicured and decoratively lit midway grounds, exclusively yours…no other weddings would be held that day.
  • Access to the grounds for a rehearsal a day prior.
  • The stage and dance floor.
  • Tables, chairs and white linens (tablecloths and napkins) for up to 200 guests (500 capacity).
  • A large bridal room and a groom’s room, both with a/c and restrooms.
  • An event coordinator is available during set-up and throughout the wedding and reception.
  • Security, additional is extra if serving alcohol.
  • Lighted grass parking area.
  • You are free to bring any licensed caterer you’d like.


Use of The Grove for an extended rehearsal gathering or dinner is available for an added fee.

The Grove has available (for an added fee), a complete DJ and sound system with lighting which includes your play list and is able to take requests as well. The event coordinator is also included to do any M/C speaking that you’d like to have done…begin toasts, first dance, etc.
Photo montages to music displayed at your event are also available through an associate.   CLICK HERE TO CONTACT US

For more information about wedding planning, wedding vendors & bridal shows, please visit www.pbcv.com.

Featured Vendor: The Fresno Ballroom

As a one of a kind location, The Fresno Ballroom gives you 9,720 square feet of historic elegance to accommodate all your guests and still give you plenty of room for head tables, musicians, and dancing on the marble floor. You’ll have the flexibility you need to make your special event everything you wish. The architectural design of the Fresno Ballroom is elegant, decorated or not. The beautiful, one-of-a kind gold-gilded ceiling and the mezzanine floor overlooking the ballroom make an impressive backdrop for your keepsake photographs. The Security Bank Building, built in the 1920’s, will bring back memories for your older guests and help create new memories for you, your friends, associates, and family. At the appointed hour, our staff members are on hand to help ensure the success of your event. Parking is convenient, affordable and just steps away from the building.

Ballroom Specifics

  • Capacity: 497
  • Location: 1058 Fulton Mall, Fresno, CA 93721 (Map)
  • Pricing :
    • Friday: $3.000.00
    • Saturday: $3,500.00
    • Sun – Thurs: $2,500.00
    • Middle of the week: by arrangement

Prices of our formal Ballroom include use of the Garden Room (between Kitchen and Ballroom), set-up of tables, and chairs for 497 people, stage, and set ups for bar areas for a six hour event. The caterer of your choice may use our Prep Kitchen. If you desire, we can arrange the catering for you with one of our preferred caterers. Also, you can rent chocolate fountains, center pieces, chair covers, chargers, props, and additional tables and chairs from us. Clean-up of the ballroom is included in the price. If you wish to have a wedding ceremony on site, there is an additional $500.00 charge, which includes an another hour of Ballroom use.

A $500.00 deposit is required to reserve your desired date. Please call us to arrange a tour of our facilities as soon as possible as the available dates are disappearing rapidly. We look forward to making your event memorable!

If you have any further questions, please contact:
Banquet Manager
(559) 441-7777

The Mezzanine

Our unique Mezzanine overlooks our beautiful Fresno Ballroom, where you can get a close up view of its intricate, gold gilded ceiling. This venue provides the perfect place for:

  • a private VIP party before the big event in the Ballroom
  • an area for taking photographs of the wedding party
  • an elevated point for taking your marriage vows
  • a location for the band during large events in the Ballroom
  • a focal area for a conference speaker
  • a balcony for private conversations or viewing the dance floor during parties
  • a very special place for a special party

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Banker’s Vault

Our building has the largest vault between L.A. and San Francisco!   While our Ballroom is grand and elegant, our Banker’s Vault is fun and whimsical.  Drinks and hors d’oeuvres can be served in our vault as well as buffet or sitted dinners. Come help us celebrate this fun venue!

China Peak 2nd Annual Wedding Open House

Imagine majestic mountain peaks, high Sierra meadows, crystal clear run-off creeks and pristine alpine lakes…

China Peak 2nd Annual Wedding open House –  Sunday, July 1st, 2012 at 1:00 p.m.

At China Peak, we take pride in offering our bridal couples flexibility in every aspect of their wedding, including ceremony and reception locations. We allow couples to work with their unique schedule and budget with both mid-week and weekend rates and availability for their needs. Ceremony site fees include the following amenities.

  • Dedicated space for your event on the contracted date for a duration of 8 hours.
  • Professional on-site event planner and catering team and resort staff.
  • Bridal Suite for preparation on the day of your wedding.
  • Discounted room rates for your guests.
  • Complementary pre-event planning sessions and entrée tasting.
  • Ceremony & Reception seating for up to 100 guests (fees for additional seating is charged at $3 per chair).
  • Round and Rectangle tables for reception, guest sign in, cake table, gift table.
  • Table linens in either white or ivory for all tables, including matching napkins.
  • Heat lamps available for outdoor sites when needed.
  • Usage of the China Peak sound system and microphone.
  • Choice of arbor for ceremony.

Enjoy all of the beauties that the Sierra Nevada’s have to offer at the new China Peak Mountain Resort. China Peak will make your dream mountain wedding come true with the spectacular Sierra’s as a backdrop that will leave you and your guests breathless.

China Peak Mountain Resort is located only 65 miles northeast of Fresno at scenic Huntington Lake in the Sierra National Forest. The mountain has 1,679 feet of vertical with a base elevation of 7,030 with the peak at just over 8,700 feet. The resort offers seven chair lifts, a T-Bar servicing our new freestyle terrain park, and two handle tows and a moving carpet for the beginner skiers and snowboarders.

Now locally owned and operated, China Peak Mountain Resort provides a big Sierra experience close to home – with total acreage, elevations, vertical rise and terrain comparable to many Lake Tahoe resorts.

Premier Bride Featured Vendor – Chiffonos Bakery

Chiffonos Bakery specializes in “chocolate wrapped” wedding and special occasion cakes, cupcakes and made from scratch desserts. They also offer organic Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting Company coffee, which is brewed by the cup when ordered in our specialty coffee bar.

What is a “chocolate wrapped” cake?

Chiffonos Bakery “sheets” white or dark chocolate into a thin layer (think wrapping paper) then “wraps” it around your cake. They can make it smooth or ruffled and can tint white chocolate to your event colors. They also make chocolate roses that can be added to your cake along with cut-outs like stars, hearts and polka dots. Please take a look at our pictures of chocolate wrapped cakes. We also have pictures on our facebook page at www.facebook.com/chiffonosbakery.

Chiffonos Bakery “Wrapped” Cake

About Chiffonos cakes
All of Chiffonos cakes are made from scratch on premises from recipes developed by Chiffonos. We use only the finest ingredients, like unsalted butter, real eggs, natural flavors and guittard chocolates. All of our standard cake flavors can be used for your wedding cake except fresh fruit fillings.

Chiffonos specializes in “chocolate wrapped” wedding cakes, this is an actual chocolate wrap and not fondant. Dark or white chocolate is wrapped around your cake to create a unique finish that tastes as good as it looks. The chocolate wrap can be smooth or ruffled and can be tinted to your wedding colors. Hand made chocolate roses are also available.

Chiffonos Bakery Wedding Cake


Placing your order
To ensure the highest quality, and because we bake from scratch, Chiffonos limits the number of wedding cake orders. 4-6 months lead time for your wedding cake is recommended.  Appointments for wedding consultations are available Monday – Thursday (evening appointments available), please contact the bakery for availability. A $50 non refundable deposit will hold your wedding date, with the balance due 10 days before your event.

Servings and prices

Wedding cakes come in many styles, like the classic tiered cake or the more modern stacked wedding cake. They can serve from fifty to hundreds of guests depending on your needs and style, sheet cakes can also be used. Our cakes are a generous 4″ tall and come in a variety of flavors, current pricing starts at $5.95 per guest for chocolate wrapped cakes and $3.95 for buttercream. The top tier is not counted in the servings, it is customarily saved for your one year anniversary. Delivery and set up charge is additional.

Round Cakes:
65 Servings – 6″, 8″, 10″ round layers
120 Servings – 6″, 8″, 10″, 12″ round layers
200 Servings – 6″, 8″, 10″, 12″, 14″ round layers

Square Cakes:
80 Servings – 6″, 8″, 10″ square layers
150 Servings – 6″, 8″, 10″, 12″ square layers

Side Cakes:
1/2 sheet cake (12″x18″) – serves 75-100
1/4 sheet cake (9″x13″) – serves 40-50

Chiffonos Bakery is located in the Via MontanaShopping Center (in the parking lot with OSH) at the N/E corner of Cedar and Shepherd Ave in Fresno.

Premier Bride Featured Vendor – Golden Palace

Premier Bride Featured Vendor – Golden Palace

The gorgeous Golden Palace is the perfect site for any occasion that demands a touch of sophistication and elegance. Our luxurious ballroom can host up to 1200 guests and comes fully equipped with built-in screens, projectors and state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment. To help create the perfect ambiance for your occasion, turn to the attentive and professional coordinators of the Golden Palace. Whether you envision an intimate commemoration with just you and your beloved, or a festive gathering of family and friends, rest assured every detail will be meticulously handled to perfection.

Bhangoo Wedding – Cooper Photography

Weddings

From the moment you enter our gorgeous marble foyer until you dance your first dance as husband and wife in your choice of ballrooms, Golden Palace will help bring your unique vision to life.  The Golden Palace Ballrooms can accommodate anywhere from 100 to 1200 guests.  They are pleased to offer a variety of customized packages to help give you the wedding event you always dreamed of.

Thier new menus offer an array of choices from the classic to the daringly distinctive with special touches from our very own chef.  Whether it is white gloved service or a traditional buffet, our artful execution will add polish to your platinum occasion.  To help create the perfect plate for your occasion, the Golden Palace’s chef will not only customize your plate he will also provide you a complimentary food tasting to guarantee that the food is not only tasteful but presented with perfection.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Golden Palace wedding professionals are experienced, dedicated and ready to assist you.  Please feel free to email sales@fresnogoldenpalace.com or call us at 559-233-1234 to arrange your personal tour. For more images visit out Gallery page.

Premier Bride Featured Vendor – Fresno Event Group

Premier Bride Featured Vendor – Fresno Event Group

Fresno Event group is a full service event and design group that will take you from conception to presentation. They specialize in highly personalized event management, superb attention to detail and creativity. Their team knows how to throw the kind of event that will have people raving.

Simple or elaborate, Fresno Event Group can help you stay within your budget. They pull out all the stops to take your event from ordinary to extraordinary.

  • Weddings
  • Corporate Events
  • Golf Tournamnets
  • Motorcycle Rallies
  • Social Events
  • Fundraisers
  • and much more!

Whether you are wanting help from start to finish or something in between, they are ready to take the weight of planning off your shoulders.

Pricing

Because each event is unique and special, pricing is based individually. Call Fresno Event Group for a one-hour consultation free of charge. They can then help design your vision within your budget.

The most important element in determining the quality of your event is EXPERIENCE!

Barbara Tanimoto – barb@fresnoeventgroup.com

Barbara is the hub of Fresno Event Group and the “go to girl” to make it happen. Prior to launching Fresno Event Group, Barbara was involved with many charitable organizations. With over 15 years of non-profit fundraising she directed and managed numerous corporate events, fundraising luncheons, black tie galas, golf tournaments, charity walks, motorcycle rallies, small intimate parties and grand soirees.

Her passion is to create the most gorgeous event and make it a reality that is enjoyable, exciting and stress-free for her clients. She has built a team of highly respected individuals to be a part of Fresno Event Group. Exceptional management experience, multi-tasking several demanding projects at once and getting it done on time and on budget is what she does best. If you think it, she will create it.

  • Annual Bob Powers Invitational Golf Classic – Central Coast
  • Annual Anlin Windows Charity Golf Tournament – Fresno
  • Annual Realtors Golf Tournament – Central Coast
  • Annual Black Tie Gala for National Charity
  • Coordinator for National Charity involvement in Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
  • Creator of Motorcycle Rally for National Charity
  • Director of National Charity Walks for multiple non-profit organizations
  • Gala event planner for local Art Museum
  • Organized Tournament of Dreams for National Charity
  • Produced numerous corporate luncheons and donor recognition dinners

Cindy Bergthold – cindy@fresnoeventgroup.com

Cindy was born and raised right here in Fresno. She is in charge of materials, supplies, and anything else it takes to keep the job running smooth and, of course, whatever Barb tells her to do! Her love of design and color is a passion that she has kept for family and friends, until now.

Ed Bergthold – ed@fresnoeventgroup.com

Local boy done good! Ed was born in Reedley, CA and has lived in the valley his entire life. He served in our armed forces and is retired from the military. Ed is a licensed contractor and builds our sets or special pieces as needed. He also specializes in photography, graphic arts, layout and printing. He does invitations, menus, flyers or whatever you can dream up. Thanks Ed!

Ronnie

Designer Extraordinaire! Need we say more? Ronnie has 23 years of experience in the design world & we are excited to have his talent on board.

Premier Bride Central Valley

Congratulations on your engagement! Here you will find the best Fresno wedding professionals in the valley for your wedding planning in and around the Fresno, CA area. If you’re looking for Florists, DJs, Wedding Photographers, Bridal Gowns, Limos, or Reception Locations, you’re in the right place. Premier Bride opens the door to the most complete list of wedding vendors in the Fresno area. Again, congratulations on your upcoming wedding and thanks for turning to Premier Bride! (Feature photo from Carli Morgan Photography)

Premier Bride Weddings in Central Valley CA

CLICK PHOTO TO VIEW THE Winter/Spring 2012 VIRTUAL BOOK

Welcome to Premier Bride Fresno, the valley’s most complete wedding website to Central Valley brides! Our directory includes the best wedding professional in and around the Fresno, CA area for your wedding. We are proud to provide you with information for wedding locations, reception sites, caterers, DJ’s, bridal salons, decorators and wedding planners. We also cover Visalia, Clovis, Oakhurst, Madera, Tulare, Lemoore, Reedley, and Selma. Premier Bride, your local wedding resource.

Premier Bride Central Valley is owned and operated in Fresno, CA by Tracy Barnes and Kristy Montgomery. Let our advertisers know you found them with Premier Bride! It is the result of their investment that has made this complimentary publication and website available to you. Here you will find some of the Valley’s best Caterers, Photographers, Reception Sites, Ceremony Sites, DJ’s, Invitations, Limos, Make-Up, Party Suppliers, Bridal Salons, Bridal Registries, Decorators, Videographers and Honeymoons Planners – just to name a few! We hope you enjoy the Valley’s most complete wedding website – Premier Bride!

Premier Bride
Publishers: Tracy Barnes & Kristy Montgomery
Located inside the Premier Bride Wedding Center
7075 N. West Avenue
Fresno, CA 93711
Tel: 559-435-8888