Category Archives: Advice for Wedding Pros

SWEL: Suncoast Wedding and Event Leaders Summer Summit 2017 | Wedding Professionals Conference

Wedding Professionals Conference | SWEL Summer Summit 2017 Suncoast Wedding and Event Leaders introduces a one day educational conference on June 13, 2017 in downtown Sarasota at The Francis. The full-pass ticket price includes four education seminars presented by extraordinary professionals from the Wedding and Event Industry. Speakers Include: Nick Borelli – Marketing Specialist, Borelli...

RECAP: Sarasota/Tampa Bay Speed Networking for Wedding Pros

Sarasota Wedding Networking Event Since most wedding networking events take place in the Tampa Bay area, we thought it only fair to visit our wedding pros to the south in Sarasota for evening of great food and conversation. In partnership with Sarasota wedding planner NK Productions, we invited wedding vendors from both sides of the Sunshine...

RECAP: Tampa Bay/Lakeland/Orlando Speed Networking Event for Wedding Pros

Tampa Bay Wedding Vendor Networking Building a solid community of Tampa Bay wedding professionals that you know and trust is, in my opinion, what takes your wedding business to the next level. At Marry Me Tampa Bay, we’re always thinking of new ways to connect vendors and to foster more networking among vendors, which led us...

After 5 Networking Event Recap: Downtown St. Pete Wedding Venue The Poynter Institute

Tampa Bay Wedding Vendor Networking | The Poynter Institute Wedding Venue We are always excited to learn about new downtown St. Pete wedding venues and were thrilled with The Poynter Institute notified us that they are now offering weddings. The waterfront St. Petersburg wedding venue sets across from Poynter Park, a gorgeous ceremony spot, and offers...

Wedding Conference for Pros: Cultivate Retreat 2015 Recap

Wedding Conference for Pros | Cultivate Retreat 2015 Recap When you own a wedding business, it’s always great to take a breath and step back to look at the big picture. Sometimes we get so caught up in the day-to-day that we forget to set goals, make plans and tweak adjustments as needed. As Marry Me Tampa Bay...

Chat & Chew Wedding Networking Luncheon | Hunter’s Green Country Club

Tampa Bay Wedding Networking | Hunter’s Green Country Club As our role as the voice of Tampa Bay weddings, we regularly network with Tampa Bay’s top wedding professionals. For September, one of our preferred wedding venues, Hunter’s Green Country Club offered to host our monthly Chat and Chew networking luncheon. Located in New Tampa, Hunter’s Green Country Club...

Downtown Tampa Wedding Venue Crawl | Wedding Pro Networking

Downtown Tampa Wedding Venue Crawl | Tampa Bay Wedding Networking Marry Me Tampa Bay was created as an innovative way to brides and grooms to plan their wedding day, so it only made sense that we evolved to also provide innovative ways for wedding vendors to network. One of the most important marketing aspects for a wedding professional...

Networking for Wedding Pros: Downtown Tampa Venue Crawl September 2, 2015

Tampa Bay Wedding Networking: Downtown Tampa Venue Crawl September 2, 2015 As a top wedding planning resource for Tampa Bay brides and grooms, it’s important that Marry Me Tampa Bay stays “in the know.” Though, with hundreds of Tampa Bay venues (yes, there are hundreds of venues in the area), it can be difficult to tour every...

Marry Me Tampa Bay Wedding Speed Networking | NOVA 535

Tampa Bay Wedding Pros Speed Networking | NOVA 535 Last month, Marry Me Tampa Bay hosted its first large networking event for the Tampa Bay wedding industry. Over 50 registrants attended to mingle with top wedding pros. Downtown St. Pete wedding venue NOVA 535 co-hosted, while Apple Blossoms Floral Designs and Over the Top linens provided...

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Marry Me Tampa Bay editor, Anna Coats, created Marry Me Tampa Bay in 2012 to showcase the area's best local weddings and vendors. She has been featured as a wedding expert on the national talkshow Daytime, Fox13, ABC Action News, Great Day Tampa Bay, and Bay News 9 (now Spectrum).

NOVA 535

Avila Golf & Country Club

Florida Rustic Barn Weddings

The Vault

The Godfrey Hotel

Renaissance Tampa International Plaza

Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach

Red Mesa Events

Kera Photography

Lifelong Photography Studio

Creative Bride and Groom Wedding Portrait with Veil Blowing in Wind | Tampa Bay Wedding Photographer Lifelong Photography Studio

Carrie Wildes Photography

dewitt for love

Modern Dramatic Unique Asymmetrical Red Wedding Bridal Bouquet with Ranunculus Tulips Protea Roses Anemone and Amaryllis | Dewitt for Love Photography

Breezin’ Weddings

Florida Bride and Groom Romantic Portrait Under Whimsical and Lush Circular Floral Arch with Pampas Grass, White and Blush Pink Roses, Hydrangeas and Greenery, Bride in Full Length Veil | Tampa Wedding Planner Breezin' Weddings | Wedding Dress Isabel O'Neil Bridal | Wedding Hair Femme Akoi | Waterfront Wedding Venue Tampa Yacht and Country Club

Coastal Coordinating

UNIQUE Weddings & Events

Parties a la Carte

Special Moments Event Planning

Modern, Garden Inspired Wedding Decor, Blush Pink Floral Wall and White Draping, Gazebo, Outdoor Dance Floor, Long Feasting Tables. Rose Gold Chiavari Chairs, Floral Curly Willow Arches | Tampa Bay Wedding Planner Special Moments Event Planning | Tampa Bay Wedding Florist Gabro Event Services | Tampa Bay Wedding Rentals A Chair Affair

Bruce Wayne Florals

Truly Forever Bridal

Michele Renee The Studio

Elite Events Catering

Tastes of Tampa Bay

Graingertainment

Longboat Key Club

Beso Del Sol

Isla del Sol Yacht & Country Club

The Poynter Institute

The Don CeSar Hotel

Hotel Zamora

Postcard Inn

The Mahaffey Theater

Hotel Alba

Bayou Club

Kemari Lyn Films

amber mcwhorter photography

Spaghetti Strap Casablanca Ivory Simple Slip Wedding Dress Bridal Gown | Light Blue Grey Groom Suit | Outdoor Bride and Groom Beach Portrait at Tampa St Pete Florida COVID Destination Elopement Beach Wedding Ceremony | Neutral White Ivory and Greenery Bridal Bouquet | Amber McWhorter Photography

Luxe Light Images

Gulf Beach Weddings

Elope Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay Wedding Elopement Planning | Elope Tampa Bay

eventfull weddings

Tampa Bay Wedding Planner EventFull Weddings

Monarch Events And Design

Cascade Bridal Bouquet with White and Blush Pink Roses and Ranunculus, White Astilbe, Ivory Stock, Greenery and Eucalyptus | Tampa Wedding Florist Monarch Events and Design

Lynn’s Catering

Amici’s Catered Cuisine

Sweetly Dipped Confections

Nikki’s Glitz and Glam Boutique

Tropical Boho Bride and Groom Excited After Exchanging Vows, Bride in Flowy Deep V Neck Wedding Dress, Colorful Floral Arrangements | Tampa Bay Wedding Venue The Godfrey | Wedding Planner Elope Tampa Bay | Wedding Florist Brides N Blooms | Wedding Dress Nikki's Glitz and Glam | Wedding Hair and Makeup Femme Akoi Beauty Studio | Amber McWhorter Photography

Bella Bridesmaid

A&P Designs

Bay Kings Band

Grant Hemond & Associates

breezin' entertainment

St. Petersburg Wedding DJ Breezin' Entertainment

A Chair Affair

outside the box

Tampa Bay Bride and Groom Cheers in front of Champagne Wall, Greenery Boxwood Bubbly Wall Rental, Bride Holding Vibrant Jewel Toned Floral Bouquet with Bright Pink Roses, Ivory, Purple, and Blue Flowers | Florida Wedding Planner Breezin' Weddings | South Tampa Outside The Box Event Rentals