Premier Bride Showplace…Save the Date!

Written by: Anne Driscoll for Premier Bride Central Valley

It’s that time of year again- Premier Bride’s Showplace Bridal Show. This year our show is being presented by The Vault and co-presented by Mark Janzen Photography, Limo for You, La Ryan Signature Events, Oh So Swank, and Sweet Dreams Cakery.

Sunday, January 8, 2012
10:00am to 4:00pm
Fresno Convention and Entertainment Center
New Exhibit Hall
Fashion Shows at 11:30am and 2:00pm
Tickets are $8.00 in advance and $10.00 (CASH ONLY) at the door

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. Premier Bride Showplace is proud to partner with the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and you can make a difference! In addition to a percentage of our booth and table sales, we will donate $1.00 for every ticket purchased. As the Valley’s largest bridal show,
we look forward to working together with our brides who attend
to make the donation a good one!

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 a list of our exhibitors, please click here.

To pre-purchase tickets on-line, please click here.

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Premier Bride’s Cake Dive Live & Wedding Feud Event

Written by: Anne Driscoll for Premier Bride

Cake Dive Live!

To get into the spirit of our upcoming bridal show (Sunday, August 21st from 10:00-4:00) and getting a chance to spend some quality time with our Brides-To-Be, Premier Bride decided to have a little fun. We invited our friends Clayton Clark from KMPH26, Oh So Swank, Sweet Dreams Cakes and Flowers, and FresnoDJ.com  to join the party and we held a Cake Dive Live and Wedding Feud event!

We put out the invitation to our Facebook friends looking for adventurous brides-to-be and we received a wonderful response. We drew names to find our contestants and Chelsea , Brandi and Alyssa were our lucky brides! Click on the link below to view the taped segment.

Cake Dive Segment

As you can see we had a lot of fun! Special thanks to our wedding vendor partners who donated the prize packages.

(Our Premier Brides: Alyssa, Brandi and Chelsea after diving into the cake!)

Prize Package #1:

Haro Entertainment, www.haroent.com – 100 picture photo montage (value), Make Up by Dara, www.makeupbydarac.com – Bridal Package, includes on-location trial-run and day-of airbrush makeup for the bride (value $140) and Premier Bride Showplace, www.BrideShowPlace.com – 2 tickets to Premier Bride Showplace, Sunday, August 21, 2011 (value $20)

Prize Package #2:

Creative Chair Covers, www.creativechaircoverings.com – Backdrop, up to 30 ft with twinkle lighting in white or ivory (value $400) and Premier Bride Showplace, www.BrideShowPlace.com – 2 tickets to Premier Bride Showplace, Sunday, August 21, 2011 (value $20)

Prize Package #3:

The Pantages Company, www.thepantagescompany.com – 3 Hours of Miscellaneous event support such as, pick up/return of rental items or other event related errands (value $105) OR Set up of up/break down of up to 10 tables and 100 chairs for their choice of the wedding reception, rehearsal dinner or bridal shower (value $110), Wonder Valley Ranch Resort, www.wondervalleyweddings.com – Romance Package which includes dinner, horse-drawn carriage ride with champagne (or cider) and overnight accommodations (value $250) and Premier Bride Showplace, www.BrideShowPlace.com – 2 tickets to Premier Bride Showplace, Sunday, August 21, 2011 (value $20)

Wedding Feud!

After handing out the prizes, we moved onto our next game-Wedding Feud! Our brides-to-be Chelsea and Megan went head to head (with help from our lovely Premier Bride’s Perfect Dress staff) in a heated wedding feud. Click on the link below to view the action!

Wedding Feud Segment

Although Chelsea’s team gave it their best, Megan’s team ultimately won the challenge. Megan won the Flemings Steak House Prize. Both brides received tickets to the Sunday, August 21st Premier Bride Showplace.

Prize Package #1: Flemings, www.flemingssteakhouse.com/Fresno – Gift Certificate to Flemings ($100 value)

Prize Package #2: The Spectrum, www.spectrumdayspa.com – Skincare set (value $126)

Overall we had a great morning & we thank all of our vendor partners and brides-to-be who participated. See you at the show!

Special thanks to Clayton Clark of KMPH26 for being an AMAZING game show host.

Thank you to Amber for being our beautiful bridal Vanna.

Photos provided by Anne Driscoll of Build Media Marketing.