Doing research online is how Krista Kutney, this year's Wedding Road Show VIP Bride to Be found out about NJWedding.com and The Wedding Road Show;. Krista won an overnight stay at Daddy Os Hotel, a chauffered white strecth limo from Anchor Limosine Service sponsored by The Van Dyk Group and a welcome gift from Frank's Flower and Gift Shoppe in Tuckerton. This contest is presented by the chamber and NJWedding.com who has been promoting the event and the VIP contest since November both online and at over 30 bridal shows throughout the state. Krista had just taken a quick break when Erik Kent of NJWedding.com called her cell phone. "I was so excited, I was having such a busy day and then I picked up the phone", says Krista, a native of North Eastern Pennyslvania who has vacationed in LBI her entire life. "I have celebrated every birthday with my family on Long Beach Island, I have so many memories. This is my home away from home." Krista and her fiance Matt are students at Temple University and have just started looking into a September 2011 wedding.
The Wedding Road Show takes place Sunday April 18 beginning at 930 am at three welcome points, Tip Seaman Park Rt 9 in Tuckerton hosted by the Pineland Business Association, Stafford Heritage Center (Old Baptist Church) Rt 9 Manahawkin hosted by Tuckerton Seaport and Historical Society and the Southern Ocean County Chamber office at 265 West Ninth Street in Ship Bottom. Brides will receive their bridal bags and tour book with map and information regarding the venues and vendors displaying throughout the day. Brides can tour at their own pace, on this self guided tour to 12 different wedding venues filled with wedding professionals representing every facet of the industry. This year's grand prize is the LBI Dream Wedding Package which features an April 2011 Wedding site at Brant Beach Yacht Club, photography by Ann Coen, Video by J & S Video Services, Floral package by Camille's Floral Design, invitations by Stephanie, as well as other prizes such as a custom cake by Tammy's Cake Walk and a day of wedding coordination by Julia and Friends Event Management. The Wedding Road show is a free event and runs from 10am to 4pm.
To share this one of a kind event with the world, it will be streamed live on comcast by NJ Discover as well as online and E Video Production wiho created last year's video, will be filming once again to create the 2010 Wedding Road Show Video. The Wedding Road Show was made possible by fundnig from the DMO grant by the NJ Division of Travel and Tourism and by generous media sponsors; Magic 100.1 fm, Wedalert.com, NJWedding.com, NJ Bride, 201 Bride and Brides.com. To find out more about the Wedding Road Show or to register to attend visit the Southern Ocean County Chamber's website www.visitLBIregion.com or call 609 494 7211
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