How will the show be promoted?

On air and iHeart online advertising on 104.7 WNOK, 97.5 WCOS, 96.7 WLTY, 560 WVOC and 100.1 WXBT; direct mail postcards to brides and grooms; online advertising; email blasts to newly engaged couples; retail displays; social media advertising and more.

What are the setup times for show?

Setup is on the date of the show from 9:30am-12:30pm. All booths must be completely set up by 12:30pm.

May I share my booth with another wedding professional?
Booth sharing or subletting is not allowed.
Are there any restrictions on what I can have in my booth?

Due to regulations of the venue and local Fire Marshal rules, there are some items that are not allowed.  Please review the guidelines for full details.  If you have any questions about your booth design, please contact us prior to the show.

  • Open flames are not allowed
  • Gas filled balloons are not allowed
  • Dry natural items such as hay, Spanish moss, etc. are not allowed
  • Booths may not exceed 8 ft in height
  • Booths may not extend beyond allotted space or block the view of an adjacent exhibitor
What do the rented tables look like?
skirted table
Can I bring my own table and/or tablecloth?
Certainly! If you want to reserve a table from us, there is an additional charge of $35. However, you are welcome to bring your own tables and linens as well.
Is electricity provided?

Electricity for your booth can be purchased at an additional charge.

Can I provide food samples?
Yes, you may provide samples after completing the catering form which can be found on the Exhibitor Resources page.
Does the booth include carpeting?

The shows held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center are held in the Exhibit Hall and carpet may or may not be provided.

Will there be helpers and/or carts available during setup?
Since we frequently have 120-150 exhibitors at the show, we are not able to provide helpers or carts for setup. Please bring you own workers and rolling carts to make your setup easier.
Can you guarantee that I will be in the booth space that I requested?
Booth spaces are assigned on a variety of critera including the date we received your application and deposit, location of similar exhibitors, and availability of your request.

If you have any other questions, please email us.

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4 months ago

Bride City Shows
After much research, thought, and deliberation, we have concluded that the prudent course of action is to postpone our January 2021 event. The safety of our attendees, exhibitors and staff are our top priority. We've been bringing engaged couples and wedding pros together for nearly 20 years, and we plan on being here to continue that tradition for years to come. ... See MoreSee Less
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