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exhibiting at the wedding expo assures you of one-on-one, interactive, high-quality leads for your business

The Wedding Expo is positioned as the premier bridal show in South Africa, and presents a strategic marketing opportunity for your business to engage with thousands of brides and grooms who are ready to make buying decisions at each expo (who have paid to be there!)

We are a dedicated team who is solely focussed on our core business – managing and developing bridal exhibitions. With 30 years of experience in the event management, PR, marketing and travel industries - we deliver quality, premium events.

 

strategic partnership

The Wedding Expo formed a strategic partnership with Old Mutual in 2019 to emphasise the importance of financially preparing for life.

 

• Financial advisors available at shows

• Invitations to attend Business Planning events

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why you should consider exhibiting at The Wedding Expo

  • Valuable opportunity to engage with your direct target market
  • Visitors travel from outside of Gauteng and neighbouring countries to visit The Wedding Expo
  • Secure bookings at the show
  • Sell goods from your stand
  • Product sampling
  • Launching a new brand or product
  • Secure your brand to attract business after the wedding

Through our lead generation app - Necta

  • Secure partnerships with likeminded professionals
  • Increase business exposure

Potential coverage in:

  • Blogs
  • E-newsletters
  • Social media
  • Competitions
  • PR campaign

Gain exposure through sponsorship packages

Get year round exposure via our website and social media.

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN EXHIBITING AT THE WEDDING EXPO?

Are you keen to exhibit at one of our up coming shows, but would like to chat to one of our exhibition experts to find out more?

YOU'VE MADE YOUR BUSINESS BOOSTING DECISION!

You have made the decision to showcase your business at upcoming The Wedding Expo and would like to go ahead and apply to exhibit.

visitor-engaging show features

exciting show features add extra value for visitors, and offer real inspiration for planning.

We deliver everything from advice platforms and DIY workshops, to fashion shows and an exclusive VIP experience.

Align yourself with one of our key feature areas through tailored sponsorship packages to maximise your brand’s exposure in an interactive and engaging way.

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strategic facts about our visitors

Statistics taken from a recent SA Wedding Trends Survey with TWE and Crazy Grape.
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0-34

AVERAGE AGE OF BRIDE
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0%

BRIDE & GROOM
PAYING FOR WEDDING
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0/200

NUMBER OF GUESTS
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0%

RELIGIOUS CEREMONY
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On a scale of 1-5, rank each of these items in terms of average expense

  • VENUE
    0%
  • FLOWERS
    & DÉCOR
    0%
  • CATERING
    0%
  • ENTERTAINMENT
    0%
  • TRANSPORT
    0%
  • WEDDING DRESS
    0%
  • BRIDESMAIDS
    0%
  • HAIR/MAKEUP
    0%
  • RINGS
    0%
  • PHOTOS/VIDEO
    0%
  • HONEYMOON
    0%
  • WEDDING PLANNER
    0%
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Planning the wedding

0%

BRIDAL SHOWS

0%

WEDDING MAGAZINES

0%

WEBSITES

0%

PINTEREST

0%

FRIENDS

0%

ALL OF THE ABOVE
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Honeymoon destinations

  • 0%

    SOUTH AFRICA

  • 0%

    Neighbouring countries

  • 0%

    Rest of Africa

  • 0%

    Europe

  • 0%

    Eastern Europe

  • 0%

    North America

  • 0%

    South America

  • 0%

    Oceania

  • 0%

    Asia

  • 0%

    Middle East

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Honeymoon category

  • Beach

    0%
  • Adventure

    0%
  • Bush

    0%
  • Ski

    0%
  • City

    0%
  • Other (still a secret!)

    0%

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN EXHIBITING AT THE WEDDING EXPO?

Are you keen to exhibit at one of our up coming shows, but would like to chat to one of our exhibition experts to find out more?

YOU'VE MADE YOUR BUSINESS BOOSTING DECISION!

You have made the decision to showcase your business at upcoming The Wedding Expo and would like to go ahead and apply to exhibit.

strategic marketing media support

It’s a no brainer!
The Wedding Expo undertakes a massive strategic marketing, media and PR campaign to support every show. We work 12 months of the year to ensure that we attract thousands of brides and grooms to attend our shows. As an exhibitor, you will benefit from our campaigns which include:

  • Social media
  • E-newsletters to a targeted database
  • TWE Website
  • Print media / magazines, newspapers
  • Outdoor / billboards, road posters, street poles
  • Radio
  • Television
  • TWE Showguide

0,833

MONTHLY WEBSITE VISITORS

0,774

COUPLES DATABASE

0,095

SOCIAL MEDIA REACH

the wedding expo app - necta

your lead generating APP used for all our shows.

Necta is available for download in both Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

how do exhibitors win?

  • Gain an automated qualified database of leads from the event, through visitors scanning your unique QR codes.
  • Engagements can be further contextualised by offering the 'note to supplier' and 'note to self' functionality post scan.
  • Necta offers the ability for you to publish specials and run competitions.
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testimonials

ROZ

Roz's Beautiful Cakes

I just wanted to send a BIG thank you to you and the team for a marvelous show yet again!
You ladies are AMAZING and a great inspiration to me as successful business women to learn from.

ANGELA WILLIAMS

Dis-Chem

A very big THANK YOU to yourself and your team!
For a first time experience with us, it turned out great and was a huge success!

MARETHA LANGEHAVEN

Hartford House

I did love the Expo. The networking and the vibe,
we would definitely like to do the one in JHB as well.

JENNY DU PREEZ

Azalea Promotions

THANK YOU GUYS! We enjoyed the show and gave out close to 650 wedding planner guides.
Always a great atmosphere and seamless show.

LORI VOSS

Montusi Mountain Lodge

Thank you to yourself and your staff for ensuring all exhibitors were happy throughout the show,
I felt the Wedding Expo team presence throughout the weekend which was wonderful.

TONIA ALLAN

Tala Game Reserve

Well done to your team for a great job!
It was a wonderful show. Thank you very much!

JUSTIN CARIS

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It's been a pleasure having someone like you remain calm under pressure in an event with so many moving parts. 
All the best with the next events and we hope to see you at another one.

CHANTELLE BOOYSEN

Das & Co

Thank you for all of your effort that you and the team put into this weekend.
We are grateful and we hope to see you all again soon.