Italy is the number one choice for UK couples looking to plan their dream destination wedding, and now you can get a taste of this amazing country without even leaving the country.
Leading Italian wedding planner, Francesca Negro of Will Be Wedding & Events and top UK-based wedding planner, Dominique Douglas of Stylish Events are teaming up to host a boutique, luxury Italian wedding event.
The Italian Destination Wedding Show, The Best of Italy, will take place on Sunday 26th October from 11am until 4pm at The Sofitel, St James in London. It will allow UK couples to meet luxury suppliers, both from the UK and Italy, to help them plan their dream destination wedding.
This is London’s only wedding show dedicated to Italy as a wedding destination.
This boutique event will host a limit of 150 guests so that each couple is able to have dedicated time with the suppliers in order to discuss their specific event requirements.
In addition to meeting to the suppliers and exclusive discounts, the £5.00 entry fee includes a complimentary glass of Prosecco on arrival, canapés and a luxury goody bag.
Everyone who attends on the day will be entered into a draw to win a luxury weekend at a 5 star venue in Puglia, Italy.
The impressive list of venues who will be at the show exhibiting includes; Masseria San Domenico – Borgo Egnazia, a 5 star resort and top wedding and event destination in Puglia, Italy (this is where Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel decided to get married), Hotel Le Fontanelle, a 5 star venue in the beautiful Tuscan mountains, Il Borro, an exquisite estate in the heart of Tuscany owned by the Ferragamo family, Tenute Monacelle, a substantial estate nestled amongst the olive trees in the Itria Valley.
But it’s not just the venues you will meet; the high end Italian jeweller Marcello Riccio of MR will be presenting his amazing bespoke creations and diamond rings, and top photographers Sergio De Riccardis, based in Italy, and Kate Nielen, based in London will be there.
Important Italian names such as Marcela Bantea, make up artist for several fashion houses; Daniela Grava, creative and eclectic hair stylist and Angelique Franklin, renowned nail technician from London, will be available for private consultations. You will also meet Joanna from Sentio Events and Wedding Stationery, the top company to go to for everything related to bespoke invitations design, menus etc and Paula Wratten of Amara Ceremonies, a specialist celebrant who delivers custom made, unique ceremonies designed the way you wish your ceremony to be.
Francesca Negro of Will Be Wedding & Events says: “We are so excited with the quality of the exhibitors who are joining us for this event. It is so lovely to show case my home country to the UK wedding market and show couples how wonderful planning an Italian wedding can be.