Expands Online Services to Both Couples Planning a Wedding or Event and Vendors Providing Wedding and Event Services and Products

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Couples and wedding/event professionals meet up at the, a leading online wedding and event portal for Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin. (, Southern Minnesota's premier wedding and event directory, is proud to announce that it has expanded its wedding planning services and listings and has made the advertising opportunities for wedding vendors more convenient and more cost-effective. The directory started displaying Minnesota wedding resources and wedding professionals from Rochester Minnesota almost three years ago and has quickly spread to include vendors from the surrounding states of Iowa, Wisconsin as well as Minnesota. The W.E.D. provides a convenient online portal / directory for couples that are searching for wedding professionals and wedding planning information. The word is out about the W.E.D. and future brides and grooms from the tri-state area of Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin are making the W.E.D. their online choice to find and contact wedding-related vendors listed in the online W.E.D. directory.

"When you're a first time bride it can be difficult knowing how to start planning, who to start working with, which services will suit your style and which services will perfect your day", said Jodi Gillard, owner and operator of the W.E.D. "Because seventy-seven percent of engaged couples now use the internet to help plan their wedding we decided to create a high quality directory that congregated the best wedding vendors all in one place. The W.E.D. allows interested brides and grooms easy access to these quality services in hopes of helping couples create the perfect wedding day in a more time efficient way and at a lower cost. The W.E.D. is also a favorite advertising medium of many businesses such as golf courses that are trying to market services outside their normal business operations. There is a growing trend to hold ceremonies and weddings at golf courses and by advertising in the W.E.D. these businesses are able to target this business segment in a very cost-efficient way", added Jodi Gillard. provides information and vendor listings on services such as banquet facilities, disc jockeys, photographers, clergy, florist, limousines, invitations, favors and much more. This unique website offers a wide range of vendors to both future brides and grooms, and planners. Whether you want a formal, elegant reception or a casual outdoor event you are sure to find a wedding professional in W.E.D. that can help you make your special day perfect. The directory features over 130 local wedding businesses, showcases bridal shows and upcoming events, has planning tools, articles, a gift shop and more. Couples can create memberships, receive information from the services they choose and enter a monthly contest on to win great wedding prizes from wedding professionals online.

Wedding vendors and wedding professionals can now sign up and purchase advertising through W.E.D.'s online advertising right from the website. Advertisers on W.E.D. get a full page ad with a host of easy to use and manage features. Vendors receive direct access 24 hours a day seven days a week to their listings and can make unlimited edits to their listing page including uploading custom ads, graphics and photographs. For new vendors that sign up through the website they will receive an email confirmation within 24 hours providing their company Member Login, and one of our advertising consultants will be available to guide you through your listing, discuss the inquires and requests that you will start receiving from customers looking for your services.

The Wedding and Event Directory will help you plan the fabulous day you deserve!

To find local listings of companies and information that can help you with your wedding or event or to inquire about the many advertising opportunities we offer to wedding and event vendors and professionals please visit our website at or call us at (507) 291-1104.


The (W.E.D.) is the first premier wedding directory started in southern Minnesota that offers brides and grooms an online resource and directory of the best professionals in the wedding and event planning industry. The W.E.D. has rapidly grown to now serve the tri-state area of Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa and continues to help wedding and event vendors connect with future brides and grooms. By providing an easy to use online directory, the W.E.D. guides brides and grooms through the arduous process of choosing and finding the right wedding services to create the perfect wedding. The W.E.D. also provides a complete guide to wedding and event planning services and products and makes creating the perfect wedding or event painless.

Jodi Gillard
Tel: (507) 291-1104

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