This partnership is a perfect example of how tourism can be tied together throughout Ocean County, The Lakewood BlueClaws is an asset to have on board with this, it introduces their fans to Long Beach Island Region's efforts and allows the BlueClaw organization to be included in a regional showcase that has attracted national attention.
The Wedding Road Show taking place throughout the Long Beach Island Region on Sunday April 1o, 2011 has attracted brides locally and from across the country. This complimentary self guided tour is a series of open houses that features forty chamber members who represent venues, shops and services that are directly tied to the wedding industry. There will be three registration points for brides to begin their day. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce site, which will be headquarters for the media sponsors, The Tuckerton Seaport and The Holiday Inn in Manahawkin will be handing the BlueClaw Vouchers for the May 1 one o'clock game upon bride's arrival.
All registration points will all be ready to welcome brides and their entourages at 9:30 am on April 10. The brides will receive detailed maps and programs that will allow them to create their own touring schedule until 4 pm. Every registered stop the bride visits she will acquire a signature from the vendors located there, the more signatures she receives the entries she will have for the grand prize, The Lighthouse Wedding Grand Giveway, which is a customized 2012 wedding for up to 80. valued at over $17,000. All entry forms must received by the chamber office by 3 pm on April 12.
Grand Prize Sponsors include ScoJos Catering, Custom Wedding Invitations by Stephanie Somodi, Tammy's Cake Walk, Tuckerton Seaport, J&S Video Services, A Sweet Memory, Portraits By the Bay Photography, Sound Master DJ's, Camille's Floral Designs, JD Thompson Inn, and Frank's Flower and Gift Shoppe. Media Sponsors include New Jersey Brides Magazine, NJWeddings.com, WedAlert.com, The Knot and Brides.com. Presenting sponsors are the New Jersey Division of Travel and Tourism and The LBI Region DMO/ Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce. To win an overnight stay on April 9 at Daddy o Hotel, with welcome gifts by Camille's Floral Designs and A Sweet Memory go to NJwedding.com and enter the Wedding Road Show VIP Experience.
"We are hoping that brides attending the Wedding Road Show will start new family traditions after they get married, an LBI Region vacation and a visit to a BlueClaws Baseball Game." added Pepenella
For more information on the Wedding Road Show call the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce at 609 494 7211, to register for free event go to www.visitLBIRegion.com
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