The Knot Unveils the First Annual 'The Knot Real Wedding Awards': #1 wedding website hosts contest to find the best wedding photos and videos in America Enter Now for the Chance to Win a 10-Day African Safari! http://www.TheKnot.com/RealWeddingAwards

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The Knot Inc. (NASDAQ: KNOT), creators of the #1 wedding website TheKnot.com, announces the launch of the first annual The Knot Real Wedding Awards--the first-of-its-kind social network and showcase of the best real weddings across America. This groundbreaking, interactive contest connects the site's massive audience of recent brides with its millions of brides-to-be.

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We are continuously in awe of the level of creativity of real couples across the country. This incredibly addictive photo gallery highlights the amazing talent of our millions of members and wedding professionals. We wanted to give them the chance to showcase their wedding day details for all the world to see.

    "Real weddings are amazing," says Carley Roney, editor in chief of The Knot. "We are continuously in awe of the level of creativity of real couples across the country. This incredibly addictive photo gallery highlights the amazing talent of our millions of members and wedding professionals. We wanted to give them the chance to showcase their wedding day details for all the world to see."

HOW TO ENTER THE KNOT REAL WEDDING AWARDS

Already generating tremendous buzz, The Knot Real Wedding Awards invites recently married couples and top wedding photographers, videographers, and wedding planners from all 50 states to upload photos, videos, and personal wedding websites from their 2007 weddings to a gallery on TheKnot.com.

With the thousands of creative entries from across the country pouring in--like a bride and groom whose first dance included an Irish step dance; a punk-rock circus themed nuptials; a couple who literally "races" to the alter as they say their vows during a marathon; a bride and groom pastry chef duo who made two gorgeous wedding cakes and all of the delectable desserts; and a videographer who turns a couple's wedding day into an actual movie trailer--the bar has definitely been set high for all the contestants.

The fun online application allows couples and wedding professionals to showcase extraordinary ceremonies, receptions, flowers, design details, personalized websites, and more creative ideas. It also provides inspiration for the millions of soon-to-be brides logging on to TheKnot.com each day.

All weddings are available at http://www.theknot.com/realweddingawards, where editors of The Knot, real brides, and wedding enthusiasts can vote for their favorites in the following categories:

-- Best Wedding Photos

-- Best Wedding Videos

-- Best Wedding Web Pages

WIN A SAFARI SWEEPSTAKES

All couples who submit their weddings are automatically entered for a chance to win a 10-day safari adventure courtesy of Premier Tours. This once-in-a-lifetime experience includes a stay at the Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town, private tours of Cape Peninsula and wine region, and four nights at a world renowned Singita Lodge in Kruger National Park.

The grand prize winners' entries will be featured in an upcoming spread in a future issue of best-selling The Knot Magazine. Video winners will be showcased in a television special on The Knot TV (http://www.theknot.com/tv).

Wedding professionals who submit photos and videos will also be eligible for prizes from The Knot, including a one-year online advertising package across three of The Knot Inc. websites.

Visit http://www.TheKnot.com/RealWeddingAwards .

To receive more information about this program or to speak with an editor, please contact Sr. PR Manager Melissa Bauer at (212) 219.8555 x1020 or email her at mbauer@theknot.com.

About The Knot

The Knot is the nation's leading wedding resource, reaching over a million engaged couples each year through the #1 wedding website TheKnot.com, The Knot national and local wedding magazines, The Knot book series, and television programming bearing The Knot name. The Knot is the flagship brand of The Knot Inc. (NASDAQ: KNOT), a leading lifestage media company targeting couples planning their weddings and future lives together.

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