Wedding Fairs are a great resource to get ideas, meet wedding professionals in person and perhaps book them onsite. Following are some helpful tips to make the most of your wedding fair trip. If you are in the SF Bay Area, visit www.BayAreaWeddingFairs.com They have many locations around the bay area.
Since you will spend a lot of time at the wedding fair, make sure you wear comfortable shoes.
Bring a companion (or two)
Having your Maid of Honor and/or friends and family helps you bounce ideas off of. You will have fun with the group. More the merrier!
Stay in group
If you are coming in a group, make sure you stay together. To get the most out of wedding fair, you need everyone's input so don't let you group wonder away!
Try before you buy
Not only you will have fun tasting food and beverage but it will give you a good idea of the food some caterers have to offer.
You will get information overload. Use your phone to take notes and write any information that might help you decide later.
It could be a long day at the wedding fair. Bring bottled water to keep you hydrated and snack to give you the energy.
Wedding fairs offer prizes and giveaways. Make sure you enter those at the information desk. Wedding Fair this Sunday is offering 20 Vegas Giveaways and $10k Wedding Package
Ask for show specials
Each exhibitor will be offering some kind of wedding fair specials. Do ask for the discounts and don't be shy to share your budget.
This is your chance to meet exhibitors face to face. You want to make most of this time. Arrive early, don't rush, and spend enough time at each exhibitor booth.
Take lots of pictures
Lets be honest! Wedding Fair can be overwhelming and it is hard to remember the information. Taking business cards and taking pictures of the booth helps you connect the dots. Also, there is a fashion show for dress ideas.
Connect on Social Media
If you like a particular exhibitor, make sure you connect on social media so you can check out their profile later. You will be surprised how much information you can get from their social media accounts which can help you decide.
Most Importantly, Have Fun!