Support Organisation Profile

Guides for Brides

Guides for Brides is an online platform putting wedding consumers in direct contact with wedding venues, planners and suppliers. They offer marketing solutions for wedding businesses and run a series of wedding industry networking events, consumer wedding fairs and the UK Wedding Conference.

Director and founder, Alison Hargreaves, has more than 30 years of industry experience and leads the way in education and trusted data for the wedding sector, as well as promoting UK weddings internationally.

Guides for Brides have supplied data and advice for the Law Commission Marriage Reform, the Consumer Markets Authority, the Cabinet Office, BEIS, DEFRA and the UK Weddings Taskforce. Their team regularly speak at webinars, exhibitions and conferences for wedding venues, suppliers and wedding planners in the UK, Europe, USA and UAE.

Regional Coverage:

East Midlands, East of England, London, North East, North West, Northern Ireland, Scotland, South East, South West, Wales, West Midlands, Yorkshire and the Humber
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The event industry’s reliance on data to help it plan for the future, increase its resilience, manage risk and justify investment decisions, is growing year on year.

The engagement and access that The Power of Events (UK) has across all 7 sectors of the industry, enables data gathering and in-depth research projects to be delivered confidently and consistently. This will be primarily facilitated through the new insight app to be launched on 28th Sep 2023.

By bringing the industry and university partners together, research projects will be designed to deliver real benefits to the industry in terms of trend analysis, insights and performance improvements.

Our Supporters
Drawn from across the seven core sectors the Power of Events (UK) supporters are committed to showcasing the UK Event Industry.
Our Partners
The Power of Events (UK) partners are collaborating to share research, data and insights for the benefit of the whole UK Events Industry.