NBA Bridal Fairs combine, Love, Brides and Basketball

February 15, 2009 by Andy Ebon

Entrepreneur, Barbara Ann Locklear asked a good question: “How does one get a guy happily involved in the planning process?”

The Answer: Easy – put the bridal show on the concourse of an arena at an NBA basketball game!

Next Question: How do you get a girl to go to an NBA basketball game?

The Answer: Just as easy – put the bridal show on the concourse at the arena before the NBA game!

This cool concept in wedding marketing get guys involved in the planning process and girls to go to a major sporting event.


Shockingly, the fee for exhibitors is only $495. Space is limited to 40 vendors, and there is a 3-exhibitor limit per category.

The headline sponsor for these events is (think ‘MySpace’ for brides). Get Married TV is also involved as a co-sponsor.

Visit the websites for the upcoming dates in your NBA city. Next season, it is expected that this wedding promotion will take place in all but a few NBA cities. Get informed now. There are still some exhibit spaces in cities, this season.

Upcoming dates are:

  • Houston – February 24th – Toyota Center
  • Memphis – March 16th – FedEx Forum
  • Atlanta – March 25th – Phillips Arena
  • Washington DC – April 4th – Verizon Center
  • Miami – April 7th – American Airlines Arena


Andy Ebon

The Wedding Marketing Authority


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Keith Alan has been in the DJ biz since 1975, started hosting weddings in 1982 and went full-time in 1993. While personally hosting over 60 weddings a year on the weekends, his mid-week programs generate income through out the year. Young children and seniors are the strong points of the business. Outside of the weddings division of Keith Alan Productions, Keith’s summer program, Campardy™ has grown from 1 event in 2000, to 75 events within a 6 week window! Keith is busy with game shows, trivia, photo booths and extreme bingo the other 46 weeks of the year.

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