Exhibitions in Kyiv

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REPORT
on the results of
XV International Trade Show
Wedding & Graduation Party - 2015

UKRAINIAN WEDDING SEASON – 2015 WAS OPENED!
ХV International Trade Show “Wedding & Graduation Party - 2015”
took place on April 23 - 26, 2015 in the capital of Ukraine. It is the most expected key event for professionals, happy grooms and brides, graduates as well as their parents and friends. Working days of the exhibition coincided with the long expected return of warmth, blooming season, atmosphere of love and beginning of wedding season.

This year, having celebrated its 15th anniversary, the yearly project "Wedding & Graduation Party" once again confirmed its status of the LEADER among similar exhibition projects of Ukraine. It has proved the position of the best exhibiting place for presentation of the wedding product and development of business connections.

THE KEY WEDDING EXHIBITION OF THE COUNTRY gathered the best and most active experts of the wedding market, keen on efficient promotion of their products, development of market outlets today to provide stability and prosperity for their business tomorrow. 136 participants represented a wide range of goods and services for preparation of wedding festivity and graduation party at the exhibition area of more than 3000 sq.m. Experts and numerous visitors had an opportunity to get acquainted with the latest wedding and evening wear fashion, exclusive offers from festivity organizers and event-agencies, production of wedding printing arts, excellence of wedding photo and video filming, jewellers, confectioners, florists, interior designers, services of restaurateurs, beauty shops, transport and travel agencies and hotels.

The best wedding salons and manufacturers offered their collection of wedding, evening, cocktail, graduation and kids dresses: “Аnne - Mariée”, “Alta Moda”, “Couture”, “Enigma”, “Love Story”, “Naviblue”, “Solo Tu”, “Victoria Bride”, “White Star”, Wedding Fashion Parlour of Iryna Sulymenko, “Inessa”, “Inta”, “Esty”, “Victoria Maksimchuk”, “Modno!, Design Studio Of Nina Lazorko”, “Orchidea”, “Мiss Кelly”, “Polonets Oksana”, “Design Studio”, “Modnyi Dim Junona”, “Candy Lady”, “Marie Fleur”, Galetska Alla and “Svadebnaya Feya”.

It is especially important to stress out the brightest variety of wedding dresses presented by the famous factories of Chernivtsi Region. This land is rightfully recognized as the center of wedding dresses manufacture in Ukraine as well as in the whole Eastern Europe. Here the mastery is passed on from generation to generation. The following manufacturers, oriented on cooperation with wedding salons and wholesale shops, offered a wide range of elegant and unique wedding dresses: “Maxima”, “Trinity Bride”, “Intertex”, “Feya”, “Helen Dress”, “Ricca Sposa” Fashion House, “Malena Lux”, “Elenaopt” and “Idealfata”.

Complex of services from “A” to “Z” concerning preparation and holding of wedding on a high professional level were demonstrated by art workshops, holiday studios and wedding agencies, such as: “Event Bazar”, “Gold Event”, “Marry Grand”, “Milana Family”, “Nadberezhna Décor Agency”, “Tango”, “Belyi Krolik, “Wedding Bureau”, “Vash Prazdnik”, “Serzia v Unison”, “Wedding Agency”, “Iventis”, Cover-group “Joybloom Band”, “My Wedding Book”, “Vert”, “Wedding Consultant”, “Weddingukraine”, “Idealnyi Prazdnik”, “Kyiv Holiday Masters Club”, “Marina, Wedding Agency”, “Mezhdu Nami Devochkami”, “Priglashalki” and Serhii & Oksana, Holiday Masters.

Wedding ceremony decor with the use of flowers, fabric draperies, bows, balloons, ribbons, various accessories, candles as well as painted glasses, arches for on-site ceremonies, bouquets and buttonholes were represented by the decorators and florists of design - studios such as: “Akvarel”, “SavAnna”, “Edem Décor”, “Mari’el Studio”, “Мeriam”, “The Garden”, “Markovskyh Studio”, “Twobirds”, “Veta-Ukraine”, “Floristics Academy of Natalia Ageeva”, Pushenko Yulia, Glyuza Olga, Grevtsova Tetyana, Wedding Florist, “Korolevstvo Svadebnykh Aksessuarov”, “Kvitkova Spokusa”, “Bestwords”, “Bright Wedding”, “Flower Show”, “Mg Studio”, “Someri Flowers” and “Style Decor”.

Visitors had an opportunity to get acquainted and evaluate the style and professional level of the best wedding photographers and video operators, the participants of the exhibition, among them were: winner of international contests, leader in wedding photo and video shoot in Ukraine “16on9”, Photo-Video Studio, “Denisfilm.Com”, “Estet”, “Hatuna”, Ger Yulia, “Foto-Smile”, Natali Shvets, Orlinsky, “Qvision Studio”, “Seemannigor.сom”, Sobokar Dmytro, “Taras-Studio”, Volodymyr Volnykov, Dvernitskiy Olexander, Kohut Mykola, Ulianchenko Taras and Chernenkaya Olesya.

It was possible to see as well as to taste the wedding cakes and sweet treats of the best confectioneries. The mastery and artfulness in creation of sweet masterpieces were demonstrated by “Bon - Bon”, “Cupcake Studio”, “Saint Made”, “Kvartet”, “Carving Food Decor”, “Maysternia Karameli”, “Shokoladnitsa”, “Shokolino”.

Services on carrying out wedding ceremonies, wedding hotel rooms for newly-weds, travels were represented by touristic agencies, hotel & restaurant complexes, hotels: “Wedding Point”, “X.O.Exclusive”, “Baccara” Art-Hotel, “Vozdvyzhenskyi” and “Chumazkyi Shliah”.
“Chrysler 300С”, “Avrora Limousine Service”, “Vashe VIP Svyato”, “Euro Znak” offered wedding car rent services.
Jewelry stores such as “Obruchalka” and “Zarina” offered a big choice of wedding rings in their salons.

EXHIBITION PROGRAM

Due to exuberant energy and professionalism of Elena Zabirnik, the owner of event-company “Iventis”, there was held THE FIFTH BUSINESS FORUM FOR EXPERTS OF THE WEDDING INDUSTRY for wedding masters of ceremony, organizers, coordinators and newly-weds.
Wedding Agency «Wedding Point» together with partner-company “Wedding in Greece” carried out MASTER CLASS “WEDDING IN GREECE” for the representatives of wedding and tourist business of Ukraine.

WEDDING PHOTO CONTEST

This event annually unites professional wedding photographers dedicated to development and promotion of wedding photo, surge of their own art potential and demonstration of their own mastery and creativity level. Among gifted and creative participants of this year contest the winners were as follows:
- on-line vote – Anatolyi Parubochyi,
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exhibition visitors vote – Yaroslav Kozak,
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jury vote – Yuri Golub.
The winners received the prizes from General Internet-partner – portal WEDDING.UA; official Internet-partner – portal NEVESTA.UA; information partners – magazine GOROD LUBVI and event-catalog STAFF4EVENT.COM.

STAGE

This year show program opened new faces for the visitors: during all working days of the exhibition the team of young and gifted professional musicians involved in many top-projects of Ukrainian show business, Cover-group “Joy Bloom”, performed popular foreign and domestic hits. The stage of the exhibition saw performance of “Bangladesh” and saxophone player Olexander Sivak. Floristics Academy of Natalia Ageeva carried out master-classes on the art of wedding bouquets and wreaths, demonstrated on the podium the traditional Ukrainian wedding head-dresses, which represent variety of folk art from all the corners of Ukraine. Visitors could watch defile of wedding and evening hairstyles from the masters of “LONDA” salons network. The stage held master - classes on wedding dance, wedding ceremony, preparation of to-be-weds for the ceremony itself and wedding photo-shoot.

Lottery draw took place on the stage on April 25. Future newly-weds, who participated in lottery draw of valuable certificates, discount vouchers and presents from exhibition participants, received a lot of pleasant unexpected surprises. The main prize was given by wedding agency “Wedding Point”. It was a gift certificate for a week of staying for two at one of the best hotels of Chalkidiki peninsular in sunny Greece, namely five-star hotel “Elinotel Apolamare”.

International Exhibition Centre expresses gratitude for organization and accompanying the exhibition to the partners:
Cover-group “Joy Bloom”
“Event Bazar”
company and showman Egor Zorin
Iventis” agency
Wedding Decor Studio SavAnna”
Design-Studio “Akvarel”
Photo-Video Studio 16ON9”
Photographers Volodymyr Volnykov and Ihor Zeemann

Exhibition Organizers invite all the wedding experts to take part in Trade Show “Wedding & Graduation Party - 2016”, which will traditionally be held in the International Exhibition Centre on April 14-17, 2016.