01 Jan 5 TIPS TO MAKE THE MOST OUT OF THE MELBOURNE BRIDAL EXPO IN 2020
So, now the euphoria of getting engaged has settled down and suddenly the panic of having to plan a wedding has taken over, a trip to one of our Melbourne Bridal Expos has got you covered! Whether you have your wedding planned meticulously in your head and want to find the perfect supplier for your vision, or you have no idea what you like; our bridal expos are a great way to become familiar with the ins and out of planning a wedding!
We have put together our 5 top tips to help you make the most out of a visit to one of our Melbourne Bridal Expos, so you leave feeling positive and prepared for your big day!
Be an early bird!
Arriving early to our Melbourne Bridal Expos means you can get your hands on a pamper gift bag with gorgeous wedding samples and information from some of our favourite wedding vendors! Pamper bags are limited though, so arriving early is your best chance to grab one. This also means you are first in line to suss out vendors without having to wait too long!
Checklists are your friend!
Doing a little prep work before attending a bridal expo can pay dividends when you arrive! With a myriad of vendors at your disposal, having a checklist of what you would like to see or investigate can be an efficient way to manage your time! Do you need to find a cake supplier, or some inspiration for your perfect wedding dress? Perhaps you want to check out some catering samples or wedding photographers in your area? Having a list of questions is also extremely helpful as a guide when talking to vendors so you leave with as much information as possible to help you make those all-important decisions!
Bring a friend
There are a lot of vendors to see and a lot of information on hand, so bringing a trusted friend or family member with you is a great way to keep you on track as well as offering another opinion. A friend or relative can offer words of wisdom, can help you make tough decisions as well as ensuring you don’t leave until all your questions are answered! Melbourne Bridal Expos are a great event to bring your whole bridal party along for some fun, sampling and an overall great day out.
Take notes and photos
With so much information on offer, it’s essential to bring a note pad and pen to jot down important suppliers’ names and details so nothing is forgotten! There are many vendors exhibiting at our Melbourne Bridal Expos so keeping track of who have you have seen and any pertinent details you receive, ensures you leave with all the information you need! Taking photos of products and samples can also help you with your decision-making process.
Grab as many business cards and brochures as you can from your favourite wedding vendors so you have their contact information on hand should you decide to choose them for your wedding day!
Don’t forget the fashion parades!
Melbourne Bridal Expos feature several fashion parades throughout the day that showcase the latest bridal fashion for both men and women. This is an event you don’t want to miss, so make sure you are familiar with the fashion parade times!
If you are planning a wedding, make sure you grab a ticket for you and your bridal party to attend one of our Melbourne Bridal Expos to get all the inspiration you need for your special day!