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The irreplaceable value of wedding, event expos

The Kern County Wedding and Event Expo, "Weddings 2023", is put on by the Kern County Bridal Association every January at the Kern County Fairgrounds, and is similar to other events held across the country. Every year hundreds of brides-to-be, event planners and hosts for quinceañeras, anniversaries, birthday parties, company soirees or really any event can benefit from attending. We have put together a list of just a few of the benefits of attending such an event.

1. Everything in one place

Where else can you find everything to plan the perfect event? You will see and interact with DJs, photographers, venues, caterers, florists, photo booths and countless other services. With so many vendors under one roof, you can plan your event in one day.

2. Take advantage of deals and discounts

Attending these events will not only save you time, but can also save you hundreds of dollars. Most service providers will offer some sort of discount, additional time or other added value for booking with them during the expo.

3. Inspiration

When you attend the expo, you will see services, unique ideas, inspiring designs and decorations that you may not have even thought about. Every booth is filled with excitement, inspiration and creative ideas.

4. Get advice from local professionals

Many of the vendors in the expo have been in business for several years and have organized and directed events just like the one you are planning. These professionals love to offer their knowledge, guidance and direction in your planning. You may have a simple question or need some expert advice. This one-stop-shop will be the place to obtain a variety of concepts and creativeness for your event.

5. Interactive experience

As you stroll through the expo, you will have the opportunity to experience various services, such as taking a photo in the photo booth, recording a video in the 360, listening to great music, smelling fragrant flowers, sampling food and so much more. These vendors are in the business of celebration and know how to bring excitement and joy to your event!

6. Find out what's trending

You will have the opportunity to meet with new event professionals launching their businesses and seasoned pros that have worked with some famous names in the wedding industry. These specialists in their field will display what is new and trending in the world of coordinated and organized events like weddings.

7. Fashion show

Want to know what's hot in fashion for the coming year? The fashion show is the prime place to experience all of the newest and latest fashion styles. The gowns, tuxedos and formal wear on display during the fashion show will give you a taste of what's hot and trending currently. The fashion show is expertly curated with the trending music for the upcoming year.

8. Food samples

One of the best things about this type of event expo is the opportunity to experience the flavors of some of the best food in town. Prominent caterers, chefs and bakers will be offering scrumptious samples of their tasty morsels and treats throughout the show.

9. Win cool stuff

What's better than winning? This is your opportunity to win prizes and services from all of the vendors attending this event. Many attendees will leave this event winning a prize or two. The chances are pretty promising. Who knows, you may even go home with the grand prize!

10. Fun experience

All in all, a wedding and event expo is a fun and engaging adventure for you and your crew. From the interactive experience, food tastings, inspiring decorations and trending ideas, you will have a great time and create some lasting memories on the road to your perfect event.

The Kern County Bridal Association Wedding and Event Expo is Sunday, Jan. 29 at the Kern County Fairgrounds. Tickets and more information can be found on their website at http://www.KernCountyBridalAssociation.com or by calling (661) 633-9200. Come meet some of Kern County's top event professionals, all under one roof.