Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Jeffrey Zaslow Set to Appear at Winter Bridal Show

The Annual Winter Bridal Show of West Michigan is Jan. 20-21 at DeVos Place on Monroe Avenue in downtown Grand Rapids. All under one roof, a variety of exhibits will be on hand.

-Bridal Gowns and Tuxedos
-Linen & Chair Covers
-Candy / Dessert Buffets
-Reception Halls / Facilities
-Photography / Videography
-Floral Design / Decorators
-Bridal Gift Registry
-Tanning & Spa
-Cooking Class /Newlywed
-DJ's and Live Music
-Cookware/ Kitchenware
-Wedding Invitations/ Favors
-Limousine, Party Bus and Trolley
-Home Improvement & D├ęcor
-Weight Loss & Healthcare
-Register to Win CASH and Prizes

Attendees will be engaged with a guest appearance by Jeffrey Zaslow, best selling Author. Meet, Greet and Book Signings, presenting "The Magic Room," a story about the love we wish for our daughters, featuring a Michigan Bridal Shop, managed by a fourth generation of daughters. Jeffrey Zaslow is the bestselling author of "The Girls From Ames", coauthor of "The Last Lecture" and "Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope", memoir of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

Highlighting three Runway Fashion Shows, Becker's Bridal will showcase unique and fashion forward designs by Maggie Sottero, Allure Bridals and Enzoani; also presenting truly couture gowns by Vintage Rose, designed in England and exclusive to Michigan to Becker's. Runway fashion shows are Friday at 7 pm and Saturday at noon and 2 pm.

A WOW display dessert table will be featured, in a unique classy and modern fashion. Candy and Dessert Tables are the newest hip thing at weddings!

Premiering at this event will be Donna Sawyer Culinary Cooking Classes. Basics with a WOW! Donna's vision for teaching young couples cooking basics will come to life; offering basic cooking classes for newlyweds and adding a new twist to bridal showers.

While attending the Bridal Show, brides and their wedding party may participate in a contest with an opportunity to win Cash Prizes ..."Brides Just Want to Have Fun" photo shoot. Your vote will be counted! Seasons of Love will also be showcased and a featured area.

Saving time and money is often a priority for the engaged couple, and the area's leading bridal businesses will be there offering day-of-show specials. Plan on placing your deposit and confirming your dream wedding as calendars fill up quickly. "We encourage engaged couples to print a checklist off at and bring them to the show. And don't forget the Groom's List!" says Denise Kolesar, President of Kohler Expos. Both the bridal show and the website are loaded with user-friendly information. Your careful planning can make it timeless, romantic and magical, so your wedding day will be an event to remember.

The bridal show will be open to the public from 5-9 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21. Admission is $6 at the door. Discount coupons are available online by visiting website

Convenient underground parking is available for a minimal charge at the Michigan Street or Lyon Street entrance to DeVos Place. More information is available on the website at