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Featured Members to Kick-Off 2014 Wedding Season

Featured Members to Kick-Off 2014 Wedding Season

Featured Members' Program is here!  2014 is all about the many exciting membership perks that will be offered by the VAWE and NRV Bridals' all throughout the year.  In the beginning of this year, remember our very first blog? If you've missed reading about it, here you go - http://nrvbridalsandevents.org/top-10-reasons-why-to-kick-off-2014-with-a-blog/ We received great feedback from members about this exciting featured members' program.  Now a days, small business owners are watching their Marketing and Promotional dollars.  Who doesn't need an extra promotion...

Best of NRV Bridals & Events Magazine is going DIGITAL

Best of NRV Bridals & Events Magazine is going DIGITAL

On Monday, March 10, 2014 ~ Membership Orientation held at the banquet room of the NRV Super Bowl in Christiansburg, we made the BIG reveal about our 2014 DYNAMIC Online Magazine, interactive digital version that will be reaching out to...

Join us to learn about 2014 Membership and more…

Join us to learn about 2014 Membership and more…

Calling all the new, current and future members of NRV Bridals and Events.  Interested to learn more about this non-profit organization?  Come out and join us on Monday, March 10th to attend the membership orientation and informational meeting.  Have all...

Monthly Networking Bash at the Hilton Garden Inn Blacksburg Virginia

Monthly Networking Bash at the Hilton Garden Inn Blacksburg Virginia

PLEASE JOIN US... Monthly Networking Bash Venue: HILTON GARDEN INN BLACKSBURG, 900 Plantation Road, Blacksburg, VA 24060 Host: Nancy Creed, Director of Sales Featured Photographer: Carri Behal, Studio 590 in Christiansburg Videographer: PixelScore.comNetworking Starts ~ 9:30 AM Welcome & Property Tour ~ 10:00-10:30 AM Regular Monthly Meeting ~...

NRV Bridals and Events Invites you to a Networking Bash

NRV Bridals and Events Invites you to a Networking Bash

Dear Members, Sponsors and Guests: Hello everyone ~ I hope this message finds you well. Just as a quick reminder about our next Monthly Networking Bash this coming Monday, Nov. 12th to be held at the CrossPointe Conference Center in Christiansburg.  John...

NRVBE November Monthly Networking

NRVBE November Monthly Networking

Where: Crosspointe Conference Center, 900 Life Drive, Christiansburg, VA When: November 12, 2013 - 9:30 - 11:30 AM Join us for this monthly networking event where you will meet other wedding professionals in our area and hear firsthand about upcoming events and programs NRV Bridals is planning that will help promote the wedding industry in our valley. Click here to RSVP. Monday - Nov. 12, 2012 Monthly Networking Bash to be held at CrossPointe Conference Center Host:  John Coleman, Operations Manager...

A Tour of The Oaks Victorian Inn Bed and Breakfast

A Tour of The Oaks Victorian Inn Bed and Breakfast

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A Tour of The Hahn Horticulture Garden Wedding Venue

A Tour of The Hahn Horticulture Garden Wedding Venue

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NRV Bridals and Events Monthy Bash at the Side Door in Radford

NRV Bridals and Events Monthy Bash at the Side Door in Radford

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Quarterly Soirees

Planning More Than Weddings, Making a Difference!

Planning More Than Weddings, Making a Difference!

  When you think about breast cancer, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? How close do you see it to yourself?  It is a simple math! 1 out of 8 is about 12%! Nearly 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will experience invasive breast cancer in her lifetime. Research indicates that excluding skin cancer, breast cancer has been identified as the most commonly diagnosed cancer among U.S. women. Many men do not know, they too can get breast...

Featured Members to Kick-Off 2014 Wedding Season

Featured Members to Kick-Off 2014 Wedding Season

Featured Members' Program is here!  2014 is all about the many exciting membership perks that will be offered by the VAWE and NRV Bridals' all throughout the year.  In the beginning of this year, remember our very first blog? If...

We Are Family: Engagement, Connection, and Success

We Are Family: Engagement, Connection, and Success

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2nd Quarterly Soiree on July 9 in Radford Virginia

2nd Quarterly Soiree on July 9 in Radford Virginia

The Barn Wedding Venue: This will be another exciting opportunity to network while having fun!  We are privileged to be invited to this newly-opened venue in Radford by one of our members, Scott Sink, owner and proprietor of Hethwood Market....

Best of NRV Bridals and Events Networking Soiree

Best of NRV Bridals and Events Networking Soiree

Host-Member:  Scott Sink, owner of Hethwood Market in Blacksburg Monday - July 9, 2012 2nd Quarterly Networking Soiree Come and join us for food, music, and social networking time!! VENUE:  At the newly opened wedding venue, Host-Member:  Scott Sink, owner of Hethwood Market in Blacksburg Entertainment: ...

1st Quarterly Networking Bash and Soiree at Selah Springs

1st Quarterly Networking Bash and Soiree at Selah Springs

Reflecting on the first year... The bash at Selah Springs, pictured above, was a blast. It was also a time to kick back and relax before the start of the busy season coming upon us.  But more than that, it was a celebration of our first year as a group and becoming a full-pledged corporation in the State of Virginia on our way to gaining non-profit status. This first quarterly networking bash was hosted by Linda and Don Robinson, owners of the...

Business Workshops

Press Release, 3-20-2016 NRV Bridal Brunch

Press Release, 3-20-2016 NRV Bridal Brunch

PRESS RELEASE ~ March 14, 2016   Contact: Marivic Gallimore                                                           NRV Bridals and Events, Inc. President & Founder                                                      www.NRVBridalsAndEvents.org 540-315-2779 mgallimore@NRVBridalsAndEvents.org   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NRV BRIDALS' TO HOST ITS 7th BIANNUAL SPRING BRIDAL BRUNCH AT THE INN AT VIRGINIA TECH AND SKELTON CONFERENCE CENTER ON MARCH 20TH, THOUSANDS OF DOOR PRIZES TO GIVEAWAY #NRVbridalbrunch #innatvatech   Blacksburg, Va – On Sunday, March 20, one of the most awaited spring bridal showcases in the New River Valley will be held once again at the classy and elegant Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference...

4th Quarter 2012 Business Buidling Workshops

4th Quarter 2012 Business Buidling Workshops

Business Building Workshops Facebook Business Workshop: Utilize the power of facebook to promote your business. Discover tips and tricks for using apps, events, and invitations. Create your banner and build your fan base. Take advantage of this free workshop. When: Every...

Holiday Greeting Card Workshop

Holiday Greeting Card Workshop

Appreciate your customers this Holiday Season: Join us for a free workshop on how to create customized Holiday cards that show your gratitude for your customers' loyalty to your business. When: November 26, 2012 Time: 5:30 - 7:30 PM Where:...

Bridal Shows

Enter to WIN 5-day Cruise to the Bahamas

Enter to WIN 5-day Cruise to the Bahamas

    Enter to WIN BIG, 5-day Cruise to the BAHAMAS!!! One Lucky Couple will win BIG at the 7th Biannual NRV Bridal Brunch & Charity Event Latham Ballroom, The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center Sunday, March 20, 2016 Courtesy of Bridal Registry Events ~~~ Here are the rules to WIN this fantastic Honeymoon giveaway: Bride MUST be newly engaged, getting married in the Fall 2016 or 2017; Bride MUST be present to win during the giveaway at the bridal show; Bride MUST meet with our sponsor and...

Day of Event Schedule, Sunday-March 20, 2016

Day of Event Schedule, Sunday-March 20, 2016

  7th Biannual NRV Bridal Brunch & Spring Showcase Latham Ballroom, The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center Sunday, March 20, 2016 12 NOON - 4:00 PM *PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR RSVP HERE. ~~~ *With our host and special guest appearance: Ms. Arielle Rosmarino, Miss Virginia...

DOOR PRIZES (bride, groom or both must be present to WIN)

DOOR PRIZES (bride, groom or both must be present to WIN)

7th Biannual NRV Spring Bridal Brunch & Spring Showcase List of Donations, Door Prizes and Giveaways ~~~ Drawings will be held EVERY HOUR Major Door Prizes starts at 3:30 PM Brides must be present to WIN. Exception: Brides who are currently working from out of town, and making...

Press Release, 3-20-2016 NRV Bridal Brunch

Press Release, 3-20-2016 NRV Bridal Brunch

PRESS RELEASE ~ March 14, 2016   Contact: Marivic Gallimore                                                           NRV Bridals and Events, Inc. President & Founder                                                      www.NRVBridalsAndEvents.org 540-315-2779 mgallimore@NRVBridalsAndEvents.org   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NRV BRIDALS' TO HOST ITS 7th BIANNUAL SPRING BRIDAL BRUNCH AT THE INN AT VIRGINIA TECH AND SKELTON CONFERENCE CENTER ON MARCH 20TH, THOUSANDS OF DOOR...

Our Participating VIP Exhibitors

Our Participating VIP Exhibitors

6th Biannual NRV Spring Bridal Brunch & Charity Event Our Participating VIP Exhibitors Sunday ~ March 29, 2015 ~~~   More VIP Exhibitors will be added here, please stay tuned!!! Brides, Register...

6th Biannual NRV Spring Bridal Brunch & Charity Event

6th Biannual NRV Spring Bridal Brunch & Charity Event

COMPLETE LIST OF VIP EXHIBITORS AND DOOR PRIZES WILL BE POSTED SOON. NEWLY ENGAGED BRIDES, REGISTER TODAY... Skip the lines, Every Hour Door Prizes will be drawing from pre-registered brides list. Please complete the registration form here below, prior to making your $10 donation to Brides Against Breast Cancer, our sponsored charity.   PLEASE CLICK THE BABC LOGO TO PAY $10 DONATION ONLINE. IMPORTANT NOTE:  On the last question, where it's asking... Is this donation associated with a show? If so, for which city? then you would need...

NRV Bridals’ Proud Sponsor for 3 Bridal Shows in 2015

NRV Bridals’ Proud Sponsor for 3 Bridal Shows in 2015

2015 is going to be a fantastic year for weddings and events! A BIG shout of Congratulations to all the newly engaged couples in our area. Did you hear about the first bridal show at the Sheraton Roanoke for Brides Against Breast Cancer (BABC) was a great success? Some of our awesome members participated as vendors and we've helped BABC raised over $14k (1st event in 2015); and that's over our last year's total of $13k (fundraising for 3 events in 2014)....

Red-Carpet-VIP Experience, Sept. 28th NRV bridal show

Red-Carpet-VIP Experience, Sept. 28th NRV bridal show

Immediate Press Release Blacksburg, Va., Thursday, September 18, 2014 Calling Newly engaged brides and grooms, getting married in 2015-2016? Join us and meetup with over 60 amazing wedding professionals at the 5th Biannual NRV Fall Bridal Expo & Charity Event, your one-stop...

5th Annual NRV Bridal Expo & Charity Event

5th Annual NRV Bridal Expo & Charity Event

LIST OF DOOR PRIZES & HOURLY GIVEAWAYS LIST OF PARTICIPATING VIP EXHIBITORS DAY OF EVENT SCHEDULE ~~~ To learn more about this New River Valley bridal show and to include your RSVP, please CLICK HERE. NEWLY ENGAGED BRIDES, REGISTER...

Volunteers Needed for BABC Event

Volunteers Needed for BABC Event

The Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Tour of Gowns is coming to Roanoke on Saturday, May 24 at Sheraton Roanoke Hotel & Conference Center. We are thrilled that you are interested in being a part of our volunteer team! EVENT INFO: Sheraton...

Brides Against Breast Cancer (BABC) is coming to Roanoke, VA

Brides Against Breast Cancer (BABC) is coming to Roanoke, VA

If there’s a wedding in your future and you haven’t picked out your wedding gown yet, don’t until you see the dresses at the upcoming "Nationwide Tour of Gowns' Event to be held at the Sheraton Roanoke Hotel and Conference...

Save-the-Date Feb. 16, 2014 ~ Sweetheart Bridal Showcase is coming to Roanoke, VA

Save-the-Date Feb. 16, 2014 ~ Sweetheart Bridal Showcase is coming to Roanoke, VA

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4th Bi-annual New River Valley Fall Bridal Expo and Charity Event

4th Bi-annual New River Valley Fall Bridal Expo and Charity Event

    PRESS RELEASE – September 9, 2013 Contact: Marivic Gallimore NRV Bridals and Events, Inc. President & Founder www.NRVBridalsAndEvents.org 540-315-2779 mgallimore@NRVBridalsAndEvents.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NRV BRIDALS TO HOST ITS 4th BIANNUAL FALL BRIDAL EXPO AT THE INN AT VIRGINIA TECH AND SKELTON CONFERENCE CENTER ON SEPT. 29TH BLACKSBURG, VA – On Sunday, September 29th, one of the most awaited bridal expos in the New River Valley will be held once again at the classy and elegant Latham Ballroom of the Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton...

4th Annual New River Valley Spring Bridal Showcase

4th Annual New River Valley Spring Bridal Showcase

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2012 New River Valley Bridal Expo

2012 New River Valley Bridal Expo

The 2012 New River Valley Bridal Expo held at the The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center was a huge success. Plans are already taking place for the 2013 Bridal Show. This was my first bridal show and I...

Press Release NRV Bridal Expo

Press Release NRV Bridal Expo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3rd Annual Blacksburg Bridal Expo ~ Fall Show -  Sunday, 09-16-2012 Held at the Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center 901 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA 24061   Blacksburg, VA-- On September 16, the 3rd Annual...

3rd annual Blacksburg Bridal Expo

3rd annual Blacksburg Bridal Expo

The following press release was submitted by Barbara Newton: BLACKSBURG, VA– Three years ago, when wedding planner Marivic Gallimore organized her first bridal expo, she wanted it to have a lasting impact. With the realities of a difficult economy in mind,...