The Middle East’s leading wedding and lifestyle event returns from the 7 to 10 February this year at the Dubai World Trade Centre, and from 9 to 12 May at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre! BRIDE brings you expert ambassadors, celebrity designers and an abundance of brands promising the largest platform for brides-to-be to meet over the best industry suppliers.
The Middle East’s premier wedding event, BRIDE is all set to eclipse last year’s incredible showing. With over 550 international and regional exhibitors across both shows, the highly anticipated event will see 4 days in Dubai brim-full of interactive, educational and entertaining experiences, perfectly tailored to excited brides-to-be and the lifestyle-conscious female shopper.
Attendees can look forward to stunning fashion shows, live demonstrations, inspiring talks, on-trend advice, live music and plenty more.
Highlights of the show include an exclusive showcase of world renowned cake artist Debbie Wingham’s diamond encrusted edible pieces, the BRIDE Wedding Awards, an ESMOD fashion show, exciting new workshops, and the brand new ‘Lucky Bride competition!’
Brides-to-be from across the region can partake in the amazing Lucky Bride competition. One lucky blushing bride will win a luxury bridal package worth AED 100,000 that includes: The wedding dress of your dreams, beautiful bridal hair & make-up, a fantastic honeymoon, custom wedding cake, stunning wedding jewellery, gorgeous bridal shoes, and much more!
Moreover, The BRIDE Wedding Awards are back bigger this year! The awards are a celebration of the past and present exhibitors of BRIDE, and this year they have opened the awards to the entire wedding industry. The awards honour the wedding industry in the UAE and are an extremely useful tool to help connect the region’s best suppliers with brides-to-be. Judges include cake expert Debbie Wingham, Weddingsonline.ae manager, Nikki Rutherford, owner of studio8fashion, Sarah Belhasa and career advisor at Academy of Wedding and Event Planning, Bonita Carr.
The Canon Academy will be holding a Bridal Photography session at BRIDE Dubai. Burgeoning photographers and attendees with an eye for styling can look forward to taking away a whole host of incredible tips and tricks from experts in the field.
“This year’s bride show is back bigger than ever! It’s the perfect source of inspiration. We have Endemage, a beautiful Omani brand, Amato, who just dressed Katy Perry in her NYE outfit, closing the fashion show and Atelier Zuhra who just dressed Bollywood actress Aliaa Bhatt. It’s going to be amazing!” says, Pip Kalsi, BRIDE Event Manager.
Sponsors Include: Beauty and Wellness Zone Sponsor: Canadian Medical Centre, VIP Lounge Sponsor: Vienna + Austria Tourism Board, VIP Goody Bag Sponsor: Bagatelle Boutique, Official Hotel Sponsor: Raffles Dubai, Indulge ME Sponsor: Tips&Toes Fashion, Hair and Makeup Sponsor: Robinsons Department Store, Official Radio Station Sponsor: Al Khaleejiya FM.