Splendor Bridal Expo celebrates 10 years in Rockford

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Vendors and visitors came from all around to experience the 10th Splendor Bridal Expo at Giovanni's.

There were around 80 vendors at the show, including florists, bakeries, caterers, venues, as well as lawyers and insurance agents at the expo.

Organizers say this is the biggest show so far for the bridal expo, and it's the biggest show in the area. 23 News' Mark Henderson emceed the show.

Organizers start planning the event in June.

"Our models get on stage, and we have, actually, dance performances. We try to get the crowd really amped up. We have nearly 100 prizes that we are giving away today and have given away, and it's great. It's fun for everyone. I have kids here, I've had my kids with me all day. We want it to be a good family event," Danna Krischke who helped produce the event.

Organizers also say it's also a great way to let people know about local businesses that can help make their wedding a success.