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Why You Should Attend A Bridal Show!


Planning a wedding has never been easy – precisely because there are a lot of details to consider, and you want to make sure everything goes smoothly for this very special event of your life. And for that to happen, you absolutely need to hire the perfect vendors.

Why should you attend a bridal show like our Simply The Best of Santa Barbara Wedding Showcase when all the information you need is available online? We have some tips for you – so read on and find out more.

It allows you to meet with vendors face-to-face. Chats, emails, and phone calls are great – they connect people regardless of the distance. However, like it or not, nothing can ever replace a face-to-face conversation. Given that you are hiring specialists for a once in a lifetime kind of event, having a face-to face-discussion with them will help you figure out whether or not you are compatible with them, and if they can deliver what you are looking for.

It allows you to ask questions that aren’t answered on a site. It might be a question that’s connected to your particular wedding dream. Or a question connected to your budget. Whatever it is, asking your questions face-to-face is more likely to provide you with the answer you are looking for.


It allows you to see and touch. Sure, you can see a florist’s work on their site, and you can definitely look at all the wedding dresses in the world by simply searching for the designer online. However, actually seeing and touching these products in person will help you get a sense of whether or not they’re suitable for you.

It allows you to do more in less time. Instead of sending countless emails and making numerous phone calls, you will just spend a couple of hours at a bridal show and discuss with all the vendors that interest you. This can be a real time saver!’

It allows you to score better prices. Most wedding vendors attending bridal shows have special discounts and special prices for the brides they attract at these events. Therefore, it’s quite likely that you will save some money too.

Take your time when attending a bridal show and bring along one or two people you really trust. We have our Simply The Best of Santa Barbara Wedding Showcase just around the corner too! This should be an enjoyable experience, so don’t stress out! Plan ahead and feel great attending the bridal show – it will lead to amazing results! Get your tickets via EventBrite and we’ll see you there!