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The Wedding Expo Cheat Sheet: Tips for Brides and Grooms from a Leading Industry Pro

If you're a bride or groom-to-be, planning a wedding can be extremely overwhelming. With so many decisions to make and vendors to choose from, it's easy to get stressed out. But fear not, because Charlene Chiaro, Founder of Clear Vision Productions and the Wedding Styles of CT Wedding Show Series, recently shared her tips for making the most out of your wedding expo experience on the Stress Free Wedding Planning Podcast.

First and foremost, Charlene stresses the importance of attending a wedding show. Not only do they provide a chance to meet and connect with vendors in person, but they also offer a fun and exciting atmosphere. Charlene recommends attending with a few friends or family members to make the experience even more enjoyable.

Once you arrive at the expo, Charlene suggests creating a plan ahead of time. This includes researching the vendors that will be present and deciding which ones you're most interested in speaking with. Additionally, she suggests making labels or stickers with your contact information to save time when filling out vendor forms.

While at the show, Charlene emphasizes the importance of not getting overwhelmed. Speak with each vendor and ask questions about their services, but don't feel obligated to commit to anything on the spot. Take notes and gather information to review later.

One crucial takeaway from Charlene's interview is the value of asking the right questions when talking with vendors. She stresses that it's not just the price that matters, but also the quality of services offered. Asking about experience and references can help you narrow down your options.

Lastly, Charlene points out that attending a wedding expo can be a great opportunity to network with other brides and grooms. Charlene's Wedding Styles of CT Wedding Show Series provides an environment where you can meet other couples, and possibly even find a vendor referral or two.

In conclusion, Charlene Chiaro's interview on the Stress Free Wedding Planning Podcast provides insightful tips for navigating the often overwhelming wedding planning process. By attending a wedding expo, making a game plan, and asking the right questions, brides and grooms can have a more enjoyable and stress-free wedding experience.

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