Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Hatboro-based Trilogy Event Design shares the most important things to consider before saying 'I do.'
For the most part, weddings, by their nature, are synonymous with planning. The bride has to find a gown and all the accoutrements, the couple must book a reception hall, determine what food and drinks will be provided. Then there's the cake. The entertainment. The photographer ... The list of to-dos, before couples say "I do," can seem never-ending. But, wedding and event planning experts from Hatboro-based Trilogy Event Design shared some of the top tips to consider when planning a wedding. Trilogy Chief Event Planner Randi Martin said some of the first to-dos after the proposal and acceptance of marriage, are to determine a budget and how much will be spent per-person. Trilogy Creative Director Francesca Staffieri said couples must "…
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The chief event planner at a Hatboro-based wedding and event planning business shares the most lavish–and most frugal–ceremonies she has helped to plan.
Nuptials on the beach. Golf for the guys. Brunch for the girls. An extravagant reception for 200 people two months later. Price tag? According to Randi Martin, Trilogy Event Design chief event planner, the two-part wedding which started in Cape May, N.J., with a pared-down guest list of 20 and finished in Southampton with 200 guests, cost the couple a cool $70,000. But Martin said she has seen weddings cost much less–$7,000–and still be "nice." "That was a lot of do-it-yourself projects," Martin shared of what would be the least expensive wedding she's helped to coordinate in her seven years as an event planner. "It wasn't fabulous, or over-the-top." A featured speaker at The Bridal Event by Bouche Productions since 2009, Martin lives …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
The 5th Annual Bucks County Bridal Show will be held on Sunday, Feb. 17.
Attention all brides: Visit Bucks County will host its 5th annual bridal show this Sunday. The event is free. Starting at 12:30 p.m., brides and their guests can learn more about what Bucks County has to offer as far as venues and services for that special day. "This bridal show is unique as it is at a neutral location where we are able to showcase many of Bucks County's unique wedding venues," Michelle Greco Falcone, the communications manager for Visit Bucks County. Instead of traveling around Bucks County to visit all of the possible locations, florists and the like, the bridal show brings it all under one roof, at the visitor's center, located at 3207 Street Rd., right in front of Parx Casino. From the Bensalem Township Country Club …
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
You could win an all-expenses-paid wedding. Not bad, eh?
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Tuesday, December 20, 2011
The Christmas season is also a big season for getting engaged. Let's face it, the only thing that sparkles more than tinsel on the tree is a new engagement ring. So let this serve as a reminder that your engagement could come with an all-expenses-paid wedding, courtesy of Visit Bucks County and Philadelphia Magazine. All you have to do is go the Greatest Groom Contest on the Philadelphia Magazine Web site, fill in some basic information, add a photo and, in 200 words or less, explain why your groom-to-be is awesome. Yep, it's that simple and the prize package is pretty impressive. In addition to things like the cake, a disc jockey, lodging, video and limousines, the whole event will take place at the historic Pen Ryn Mansion. Want more? …
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Visit Bucks County has teamed up with Philadelphia Wedding Magazine for a contest that will award a couple a wedding at the historic Pen Ryn Mansion with all the necessary details.
Being a great groom could pay off big in 2013. That’s because Visit Bucks County and Philadelphia Wedding Magazine are teaming up for “The Search for The Greatest Groom,” with the grand prize being an all-expenses paid Bucks County wedding. You can enter here at the magazine’s Web site until the end of this year. The winner will be announced at Visit Bucks County’s February bridal show, as well as in the magazine’s February issue. The winning couple will also be the subject of a cover story for the magazine. According to Michelle Greco Falcone, Visit Bucks County’s Communications Manager, the contest will work on several levels. “We want to showcase all the county has to offer for brides and grooms,” she said. “And in these tough economic…