Vendor Guide

Make the Most out of your Bride and Groom Show Investment!

Please take the time to read this guide as it will answer many of your questions and avoid any last minute surprises.

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Important documents for all vendors

Show guidelines

Important Show Details

The Bride and Groom Show will be held on Saturday and Sunday, February 29 & March 1, 2020 from 10am to 3pm.  It is free admission, and everyone is welcome.  However, only engaged couples may enter for all of the grand prize draw (one ballot and prize per couple).


How to confirm / Secure your booth

  • Complete a registration form found at REGISTER NOW!
  • Email or call 613-853-8308 for more information!

Expectations for vendors

  • Setup between 3 and 6pm February 28, 2020
  • Attend the networking session after setup, at 6pm, to meet other businesses and listen to our business coach.
  • Share the Facebook event on your wall and invite your qualified contacts
  • Arrive by 9:30am each morning to the Century Weddings and Events, to enjoy a complimentary coffee/tea and be ready to greet brides, grooms, wedding parties, family and friends of weddings, until 3pm.

Parking, Security, & Soliciting

  • Parking is free for everyone, as always
  • Once you setup your items at your booth or marketplace table, it will be safe in Century Weddings and Events overnight.  I will be one of the last people to leave, and I watch the doors being locked
  • I ask that you solicit the Bride and Groom Show respectfully, adhering to the rules prohibiting spamming of emails

Shipping & Receiving

  • Should you require a large item shipped, send to the Century Weddings and Events venue, to the attention of Anne Kotlarchuk, Bride and Groom Show Organizer.

Electrical & Fire Regulations

  • If you require electrical hookup that is higher than 120 volts, please advise us ahead of time.

Insurance Requirements

  • ALK Event Management has insurance coverage for you at the Bride and Groom Show.  No need to purchase new coverage, or additional coverage for this show.
Name Badges
  • Each vendor will be provided with 2 name badges
  • This information is required from you by January 15, 2019

Frequently Asked Questions

Important Dates & Deadlines

Early bird deadline is December 31st.  Vendor registration form must be received and paid by this date.  After December 31st, the fees go up by $50.  If you reserve and pay for both the Bride and Groom Show and the Shop Local Showcase (April 25, 2020), you will receive a 10% discount.

Show Schedule - Move in and Out

Show setup is 3pm to 6pm Friday February 28.  For the comfort of our show guests, takedown of your space, may not occur before 3pm Sunday March 1, 2020.

Booth and Marketplace Table Dimensions & Restrictions

All booths are located in the main hall, and each is 8′ by 10′.  If you wish to rent a second booth, it is $395.   Marketplace tables are 2’6″ by 6′ and are located on the show floor.

What we Provide

Each booth has one table, one chair.

Each marketplace table has a table top only (2’6″ by 6′).

Can I move in Earlier/later than the posted time?

If you are a sponsor of the show, you may move in and begin setup at 2pm Friday February 28.  All other vendors may setup between 3 and 6pm.

Will there be food available for purchase onsite?

Friday night after setup, there will be a standup complimentary reception offering appetizers and refreshments, sponsored by Century Weddings and Events.

On Saturday and Sunday, there will be complimentary coffee/tea/water for all exhibitors and lunch available for purchase.

Are there any local hotels you recommend?

Abbott Road Suites  613-853-8308

Kemptville Suites  1-844-578-4837

How to Be Successful at the Wedding Show

Make your investment go further

Share on Social Media

If every vendor shared a post only once a week, we would have over 600 shares, just from our vendors alone!  And please ensure that you invite your contacts to join our event page  to get in on prizes and give aways.

Donate a prize/giveaway

We will be sharing all of our vendors prizes, coupons and giveaways. The bigger the prize, the more shares and attention you will get!