Great Bridal Expo is the nation’s leading direct to the consumer wedding show and resource with nearly 40 years of event production throughout the continental United States. Formed in 1978 by William F. Heaton, III (an attorney and entrepreneur), Great Bridal Expo has become the premier national consumer SHOW in the US. Its nationally sponsored tour criss-crosses the US, visiting major US cities & reaching tens of thousands about-to-be-marrieds, their families and friends actively involved in the wedding planning process. The event occurs in large, upscale hotels and convention centers and follows a trade show format. Couples experience everything for the wedding, honeymoon & home. Additional features include a New York Style Bridal fashion show, orchestra and DJ presentations, and aisle-after-aisle of exciting and informative exhibits.