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11 September 2016

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11 September 2016 Our North West Wedding and Venue Exhibitions are a must attend for all loved-up couples looking to tie the knot in 2016 and beyond. Our September 2016 event is set to become the biggest and best yet. Organised by Local Wedding Fairs part of Newsquest North West Ltd, we are proud to announce that for our next show we will be in collaboration with the renowned ‘World Bridal Event’, and extending our exhibition to two floors with an expected record number of exhibitors. After the success of our previous exhibitions and positive feedback from many years of exhibitors, we strive to make each and every show an event to remember, delivering a strong return on your investment. By introducing an ethnic blend into our popular event, we hope to add an additional opportunity to reach an affluent Asian community. Visitor entry is free guests can bring all the family to help them plan their big day. The home of our fantastic exhibition is... Premier Suite, Macron Stadium, Burnden Way, Bolton, BL6 6JW

With easy access from the M61 motorway, this grand venue offers free parking for almost 3000 cars. For more information or to talk to us about how we can help to grow your business please contact the events team on

0845 313 9463

Weddings & Celebrations AT W H I T E S

THE MOST MAGICAL DAY OF YOUR LIFE From the smallest most intimate of occasions,to the largest of all celebrations, our beautifully versatile Wedding Suites are perfect for you memorable day.

Tel: 0844 248 2345 Fax: 01204 474663 Email: [email protected] www.boltonwhiteshotel.co.uk BoltonWhitesHotel @boltonwhiteshtl

North West Media Coverage Marketing opportunities across the North West region Newsquest North West has grown into a dynamic media business publishing 21 print titles across the region, plus 4 additional editions. Consisting of two leading daily titles, 18 weekly tabloids and a monthly free newspaper for the Asian community. All key print titles have their own dedicated websites... • • • • • • • • • •

thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk lancashiretelegraph.co.uk asianimage.co.uk chorleycitizen.co.uk theboltonnews.co.uk burytimes.co.uk prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk messengernewspapers.co.uk leighjournal.co.uk warringtonguardian.co.uk

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runcornandwidnesworld.co.uk sthelensstar.co.uk northwichguardian.co.uk winsfordguardian.co.uk knutsfordguardian.co.uk wilmslowguardian.co.uk creweandnantwichguardian.co.uk wirralglobe.co.uk

Newsquest North West aims to offer readers and advertisers alike an unrivalled service throughout Lancashire, Cumbria, Cheshire and Merseyside. Lancashire and Cumbria Cheshire and Merseyside SOURCE: EXPERIAN LIMITED 2014

Call the events team on 0845 313 9463 e: [email protected] visit our dedicated website: www.localweddingfairs.com

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11 September 2016

Regular promotional advertising reaching a potential print and online audience of more than

3.9million+*

Banners positioned near the venues in the run up to the event+

Leaflets sent to exhibitors as and when they book and regularly supplies sent to the venue over the pre-event weeks Like us on facebook: Local Wedding Fairs

The North West Wedding and Venue exhibition will be supported by a huge amount of promotional advertising Email communications each sent to more than 2,600++ potential visitors and around 6,000++ potential exhibitors

Regular online promotion via our Newsquest North West social media, with more than 365,000^ followers/likes, plus our fantastic branded websites with a potential audience of more than 3.1million* every month

Text messages sent to more than 600++ relevant brides-to-be from our own shows in the last 6 months

Follow us on twitter: @NQNW_Weddings

For more information or to talk to us about how we can help to grow your business please contact the events team on

0845 313 9463

Did you know? Our Newsquest North West websites reach more than 3.1million* unique online browsers every month Source: *JICREG MAY 2016 / ABC / Omniture July - Dec 2015 Source: *Print JICREG data as at May 2016 / Publisher’s Statement 2016, ABC/Omniture July - Dec 2016. +subject to local banner stipulations, ++Publisher’s Statement 2015, ^Social media users as at June 2016

Stand prices from

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£100 + Vat based on Mezzamine levle

11 September 2016 Included in the cost of your stand... • A business listing with live link* on our Wedding Fairs website www.localweddingfairs.com • Promotion of your business and any special offers on our social media network through Facebook and Twitter across the North West. Our social media audience is currently around 365,000** • Marketing material for you to promote that you will be attending the show. • Your stand will consist of a six foot trestle table, two chairs and a white table cloth (unless discussed as other requirements). • Exhibitor tea and coffee during set up. • A copy of the mailing list of visitors registered at the show, supplied as an Excel file the week following the show. • All stands will have access to electricity (extension leads not provided). • Close proximity off-loading for exhibitors. • Free wifi access at the venue on the day. • To ensure you reach all our visitors we offer a free leaflet service with every stand booked. Leaflets must be provided by the exhibitor two weeks prior to the show.

Background image courtesy of Ania Pankiewicz photography

Call the events team on 0845 313 9463 e: [email protected] visit our dedicated website: www.localweddingfairs.com

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*subject to the client creating a live link on their own wesite to localweddingfairs.com, **Social media users as at June 2016.

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Additional Opportunities

11 September 2016 As we limit the styles of stands to ensure we have a good mix at our shows, it often means that those businesses wanting to have a presence at the show are not able to do so due to cost and availability. To give everyone an opportunity to be part of the shows we have introduced a range of fantastic additional marketing opportunities including leaflets, catwalk options and various sponsorship deals

0845 313 9463

Contact us today on to find out more about how we can help you to grow your business in 2016.

Leaflets We have a branded carrier bag, and we are happy to distribute your leaflets in carrier bags for you, ensuring all visitors to the shows at least receive a leaflet about your business.

The cost of this leaflet service is just £50 + vat per show Call the events team on 0845 313 9463 e: [email protected] visit our dedicated website: www.localweddingfairs.com

Background image courtesy of Gavin Tomkins photography

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Catwalk Opportunities for Bridal, Bridesmaids and Mother of the Bride or Groom

11 September 2016

Catwalk price

Would you like to be the star of the show?

£250

Rate exclude VAT

Fantastic opportunities for exhibitors to be considered to showcase their designs and clothing ranges, putting them in the spotlight. By becoming one of our catwalk stars your brand will gain ultimate exposure.

Packages include: • Fully choreographed catwalks • Professional models, including Flower girls, Bridesmaids, Groom and Page boy • Showcasing approximately ten dresses/outfits • A full scene dedicated to your business •

Logo placement on advertisements where in paper space allows (logo’s to be colour matched to the advertisements)

• Website listing of business with live link to your website or facebook page (see next page for more info)

• Choice of stand position from the detailed room plan (subject to availability)

• Marketing material to help promote that you will be attending the show in handout form and electronic versions

• Access to electric and Wifi on the day of the show

• 6ft trestle or round table on the show day, covered with a white table cloth and 2 or more chairs

• On stage branding

Call the events team on 0845 313 9463 e: [email protected] visit our dedicated website: www.localweddingfairs.com

• Copy of the visitor data base

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Get a live weblink from OUR website to YOURS included in the cost 11 September 2016

1. Once a stand has been confirmed with a deposit, each exhibitor will be added to our online business listings on our fantastic website localweddingfairs.com 2. This listing can then be adapted to include a live URL weblink to the participating exhibitor’s website or social media page*.

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3. Add a live weblink from your website to localweddingfairs.com or give us a mention on your social media site. Inform your followers that you’re exhibiting at one of our popular local wedding fairs and your business listing will go live*. *

Simply take a screen grab shot to show that you have added a weblink or mentioned our show or wedding event on social media, email to: [email protected] and we will then make the link live.

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0845 313 9463

Contact us on for further details on how we can help to increase your website traffic, raise awareness about your company or business and increase your social media audience by simply giving us a mention.

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Did you know? 80.6% of the population in the UK use the internet regularly,

in 2015, 86% of households in Great Britain (22.5 million) had internet access, up from 57% in 2006 Source: emarketer 2016

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11 September 2016

Exhibitor Details Event Date.............................................................................................................................. Contact Name.................................................................................................................... Business Name.................................................................................................................... Address........................................... .........................................................................................

Booking your place Main room stands: £199 Mezzanine stands:

£100 Rates exclude VAT

Postcode................................................................................................................................. Business Tel. No....................................................................................................................

Image courtesy of Photopia Photography

Mob/Emergency Show Day Tel No.......................................................................... Email ........................................................................................................................................ Goods Exhibiting................................................................................................................ ‘Only services agreed with us can be displayed on your stand’ Do you require electricity? Yes/No Rectangle or round table?............ Please tick you preferred booking preference: Stand Only

Stand plus Catwalk

Entrance Sponsor

Leaflets Only

Please sign to accept the Newsquest Northwest Ltd. terms and conditions Signature.................................................................................................................................

To book your place at this fantastic wedding show, please complete the form on the left and return along with: • £50 non-refundable deposit (plus VAT) if the show is not within the next 6 weeks (balance to be paid 6 weeks prior to the show date) • Full payment if the show is within the next 6 weeks Ways to pay - Call us with your credit card on 0845 313 9463 or make cheques payable to: Newsquest North West Ltd or post to: Events Department, Newsquest North West, Unit 4, 240 Cygnet Court, Warrington WA1 1PP

Call the events team on 0845 313 9463 e: [email protected] visit our dedicated website: www.localweddingfairs.com

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Terms and Conditions 11 September 2016 Exhibition of goods

Exhibitors obligations

Disclaimer

The Exhibitor shall only display materials and goods as described on the booking form, any items not on the booking form require the prior written consent of Newsquest Northwest Ltd. (Organiser). The Organiser reserves the right to remove any material on display which is not included in the booking form. Any advertising material which does not relate to the business for which you have booked the stand can not be distributed from the stand or, anywhere else within the exhibition area.

The Organiser makes no representations or warranties in relation to the goods or services tendered, sold or otherwise traded by any exhibitor at the Exhibition. The Organiser accepts no responsibility for breakdown or failure of the Exhibition where such failure is not due to the Organiser’s negligence and/or is beyond the Organiser’s control.

A non-refundable deposit of £50 (plus VAT) is required at the time of booking to secure a display stand. The full balance is payable on or before 6 weeks prior to the show date. The Organiser reserves the right to cancel any stands booked where payment is not received 6 weeks before the show date. We offer an interest free instalment plan for your convenience.

• Shall provide its own equipment suitable for use at the stand · To ensure that all displays are maintained to a high standard of presentation · Shall ensure persons attending the stand are responsible adults · Keep the stand area clean and tidy • To adhere to all fire and safety regulations applying to the exhibition venue · To keep all aisles and fire exits clear at all times · Where it requires electricity it will book this requirement with the Organiser and provide its own extension leads as necessary. • To ensure all electrical equipment used on the stand must have the appropriate PAT testing certificate • To fasten and secure all trailing cables securely with tape so as to prevent trip hazards • Ensure it does not bring any alcoholic beverages for its own consumption or for serving to visitors without the prior written agreement of the Organiser • Ensure all its advertising materials are only distributed from its stand area

Location of booked stand

Organisers obligations

A request can be made at the time of booking by the Exhibitor as to the preferred location of the stand however the organiser reserves the right to allocate stands according to the available spaces at the time of booking and/or layout of the room plan.

• To take all reasonable steps to provide the necessary information and services to operate a successful Exhibition • Notify the Exhibitor of the area space for the stand allocation

Fee payment for stand

Call the events team on 0845 313 9463 e: [email protected] visit our dedicated website: www.localweddingfairs.com

Cancellation Deposit of £50 plus VAT is non refundable, non transferable.

Image courtesy of Photopia Photography

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What our exhibitors had to say...

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Just wanted to congratul ate you on a fantastic sh ow. I got 8 firm Stag & He enquiries from the show n which is excellent. We wi ll definitely be booking fo the same time next year r as the timing worked reall y well with the Summer 2015 Bride & Grooms sta rting to think about the Sta g & Hen parties. Rosie – Superbreaks

Call the events team on 0845 313 9463 e: [email protected] visit our dedicated website: www.localweddingfairs.com

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Marketing Facts

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11 September 2016 • Of those surveyed, attending Wedding Fairs was in the top three of their most popular wedding planning resources alongside friends and family and the internet3

• 38%2 of UK couples chose a hotel for their ceremony last year, 37%2 a place of worship, 19%3 a registry office and 6%2 chose to get hitched abroad

• £20,5001 - That’s the staggering average cost of a UK wedding. An Asian couple in the UK spends on average upwards of £50,0001

• Up to June 2015 there were 7,3663 same sex marriages in the UK since they were introduced in March 2014

• 50%1 of brides expect to go over budget to get the day of their dreams

• 42%2 of people used social media to plan their wedding, with photographers and venues being the top suppliers followed2

• Only 22%1 are prepared to cut budget due to the economic climate • The single biggest wedding expenditure is venue hire, costing an average of £3,397 (16% of the total cost)1 • The honeymoon is the second biggest outlay for the wedding, costing an average of £3,1641 (15% of the total budget), followed by food at £2,8821 (14%). •

The average cost of an engagement ring is £1,7721, however, when the cost of the couple’s wedding rings and accessory jewellery is included, the total average spend on wedding jewellery is £2,8491

• The average engagement last 2 years2

• There are more than 2million4 single men and women aged 15+ in the North West of England who have never married. •

There are more than 661,5004 cohabiting opposite sex couples and around 46,9004 same sex couples in the North West living as a cohabiting couple or in a civil partnership

• Around a million4 adults in the North West have a personal income of £27,000 or more. Source: 1You & Your Wedding Jan 2015/Asiana Wedding Magazine 2015, 2 Confetti.co.uk survey April 2016, 3ONS Part of Marriages in England and Wales (provisional), for same sex couples Q1 and Q2 2014 Release, 4 TGI/Experian Limited 2015.

Call the events team on 0845 313 9463 e: [email protected] visit our dedicated website: www.localweddingfairs.com

Like us on facebook: Local Wedding Fairs Follow us on twitter: @NQNW_Weddings