Tips for planning the perfect wedding: Planning your wedding can be one of the most exciting and most overwhelming times of your life. The 2016 The Wedding Expo, which takes place in Cape Town on the 11th and 12th of June at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), puts the focus firmly on the exciting aspects of wedding planning. This year’s show is bigger and better than ever before and visitors to the premier bridal event in South Africa are in for a serious treat this year with new attractions once again providing inspiration.


Below are a few reasons to come to The Wedding Expo and ensure you have the wedding of your dreams:

Look local for the best

South Africa is one of the world’s leading trendsetters when it comes to weddings, and we have gathered a selection of South Africa’s finest for this year’s The Wedding Expo. Tap into the knowledge pool of South Africa’s world class wedding specialists at The Expo, the perfect place for a South African bride to begin designing her dream wedding.


Know your budget, and stick to it

Wedding planning on a budget can be stressful but it pays to know what your budget is from the start. If you’re looking for 101 creative ways to save money, The Wedding Expo is definitely the place to find special offers which help you save precious budget.

The Wedding Expo Fashion Theatre

It will be easier to say choose your dress once you’ve seen The Wedding Expo Fashion Theatre, the new attraction which replaces the traditional runway show. Here brides will be able to see gorgeous wedding gowns and get tips from designers and fashion experts regarding all the intimate details of the wedding gown, from fit to embellishments.

Allow yourself it be immersed in the magic of it all

Your wedding day will be one of the most magical days of your life, and with The Wedding Expo’s Make Me a Bride makeover, you could get the chance to experience the magic more than once! Volunteers will be chosen for a hair and makeup make over and will also get the opportunity to try a wedding gown before being revealed on the stage to the waiting audience!

Combine the hottest wedding décor trends with your own personal flair

Most couples nowadays are focussed on weddings that showcase who they are – and at The Wedding Expo you’re bound to get some ideas that will leave your guests with long-lasting memories. The SA School of Weddings will be arranging 19 beautifully decorated table settings, all showcasing the hottest trends in wedding and other event décor.

The Wedding Expo is the only AAXO* approved bridal exhibition, and with a strict code of conduct, ensures that the Expo is both ethical, professional and one exhibitors and visitors can trust. Confirming excellence in the exhibition industry, The Wedding Expo is also a two time recipient of the PMR.Africa Diamond Arrow award for the best exhibition in South Africa. With stats like these, The Wedding Expo is without doubt the only bridal expo you should attend for inspiration for your big day.

Event details:

Date: 11th and 12th June 2016

Venue: Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC)
Cost: R80-00 online
R100 at the door


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