Ft. Lauderdale May 22, 2016
What A Great Experience!
I had the opportunity to intern through longevity for this bridal show. Ft. Lauderdale gave us such a warm welcome. We had outstanding brides, amazing vendors and two days of FUN!
The Day Before Show Starts (AKA Behind the Scenes).
The day before the show starts, David Tutera’s staff meets all the interns and other students that have been chosen for the day. We get to network with the staff and find out the positions that each one will be working. After the meet and greet is over, David Tutera gives an encouraging power talk. David is a real cool guy. He has a lot of wisdom in the wedding industry.
Then it’s on to the working. The set-up begins; bottles upon bottles of nail polish base have to be filled for the Nail Polish Bar. That’s where the bride or her bridal party can make their own nail polish color. Then there is the Ring Selfie Station. That station has all kinds of cool items that you can show off your ring with and take pictures.
But the most important item of all are the VIP BAGS! Yes, those bags are the hottest items of the show. The bags have lots of goodies from different vendors and sponsors within the show.
The show is filled with so many activities and the vendors get to spend one on one time with the brides. Just to show you what’s included in the show, Here is the lineup.
The VIP Experience
VIP badge & swag bag
Photo with David Tutera And Preston Bailey (he was the guest speaker at this show)
Reserved seating at the fashion show.
Photo’s with the South Florida Firefighters. There were some cute ones that modeled. If you weren’t there, you missed a great show.
The Tips & Trend Stage
The stage had a lot of wonderful speakers talking about wedding budget and planning tips. And of course, there were tips for the Honeymoon. So are you thinking to yourself right now, what’s left? Well, there still more to do. You still have the Sweet Heart Table Designs and Floral Designs to see. Then you still need to meet Vendors.
The Most Important Part
The Fashion Show, where David Tutera talks about Fashion and also about what is trending in the year. You will see runway looks and special guest models.
Overall this show has got a little something for everyone. If you’ve been before, tell us about your experience in the comments. If you haven’t, you must go!