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2012 Indie Wed Milwaukee Show & Market
Thursday, May 10, 2012 from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)
Please join us for the 2012 Indie Wed Milwaukee, Show & Market
ONLINE TICKET SALES HAVE ENDED. TICKETS WILL BE ON SALE FOR $15/PERSON AT THE DOOR. SEE YOU TONIGHT!
Indie Wed is a THE alternative to the traditional bridal expo. For those in the midst of wedding planning, Indie Wed offers a one stop shop for all the best wedding artisans and professionals from the Midwest and beyond.
So what exactly does "Indie Wed" mean? Not only is our focus on promoting and supporting small, independent (indie) businesses, but also couples with an independent spirit. For some that may mean a full-blown unconventional fete while others may simply want to incorporate handmade items from local artisans. Indie Wed is wedding planning... redefined.
Indie Wed is not just a show but also a market where many of the artists will be selling their wares on the spot.
plenty of free parking is available
Indie Wed will feature:
*60+ amazing vendors from the Milwaukee area and beyond
*food, sweets, & beverage tastings
*wandering models featuring spectacular bridal fashions
*and much more
Please note that online ticket sales end on Wednesday, May 9th.
Tickets are priced as follows:
$12* / individual
$20* / couple
(*total does not include applicable taxes and processing fees)
At the door:
$15 / per person
This Milwaukee event is being co-produced in collaboration with Indie Wed, LLC, by a fabulous team of Wisconsin wedding professionals in collaboration with Indie Wed. Without their drive and passion for all things wedding, this event would not be happening.
David Caruso from Dynamic Events is Wisconsin’s premier wedding planner and designer. He is a featured speaker at industry events – both nationally and locally – and appears regularly in print and television media outlets as an industry expert. David is a co-founder and part of the production team of Milwaukee’s Magnificent Bride.
Amy Johnson, a 3 time Indie Wed vet, is the owner/creative director of One Fine Day Productions, a cinematography and digital media company. She is also the founder and producer of The Bridal Show at Overture – Madison’s first and only luxury wedding showcase.
Debi Zeinert from The Blooming Quill is a 2 time Indie Wed alum who is a highly successful calligrapher, working with clients across the country and regularly travels to NYC to be part of a Martha Stewart wedding show as one of Martha’s preferred vendors. Along with David, she is also co-founder and part of the production team of Milwaukee’s Magnificent Bride.
“HOW DO YOU WANT YOUR PARTY TO ROAR?
Indoors or outdoors? 20 or 15,000 people? One room or the whole Museum? Any way you want to do it, we’ve got it covered.”
Last but not least, the wonderful folks at the Harley-Davidson Museum® are our gracious venue hosts for the evening. This unique, industrial inspired location is the perfect setting for our equally unique event.
We are also fortunate to have generous media support for the fabulous Wisconsin Bride, the region’s premier bridal magazine and website.
When & Where
Indie Wed, LLC
Indie Wed was founded by Kelly Maron Horvath in 2009. Kelly owns another business, Paper Stories, which is a local design and letterpress shop that focuses on creating innovative and stylish paper goods that are also environmentally responsible. Wanting to showcase Paper Stories' unique invitations but frustrated with the traditional wedding expo, Horvath decided to organize a special event specifically for independent designers and couples with an independent spirit.
Indie Wed, LLC and Paper Stories believe that it is also important to be socially responsible and regularly donate a portion of their profits in the form of micro-loans to entrepreneurs in developing nations as well as funding classroom projects in the U.S.