A community of professionals
The Roanoke Wedding Network (RWN) was started in 2011 by Vicki Itson. The group was founded as a way for Roanoke’s wedding vendors to meet new people and promote their small businesses. The first event was in a restaurant and a whopping 12 people in attendance. Today, there are over 100 members of the group with an average of 50-100 people attending each bi-monthly networking reception.
Any Roanoke area wedding vendors are welcome to join the group and our networking receptions are always free to attend for Roanoke Wedding Network members. We promote networking, socialization, and idea-sharing. Our goal is to provide networking opportunities for wedding vendors to build their referrals. We also want our members to work on their business and not just in it. Many of our bi-monthly meetings will include educational topics to to help our members to be the best they can be and continue delivering quality service to their clients. We welcome new vendors to the area and help promote their business.
The Roanoke Wedding Network is the creator of the Annual Spring Time “Wedding Crawl” in downtown Roanoke. This event is open to the public and highlights over 60 of the most creative wedding vendors in the Valley. Guests are invited to “crash” venues in downtown that are set up just like an actual wedding reception! Check out our Wedding Crawl page for more info.
Turning a Vision into Reality
We invite wedding vendors to “Like” us on Facebook to stay up-to-date on specials, promotions, and events. We highly encourage the use of the Facebook page to promote your business to others!
Also, be sure to get on our membership list to receive emails about events, news, and specials. Just send an email to us: firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are interested in sponsoring a future event, let us know that as well.
Interested in becoming a RWN member?
Behind The Scenes
Be sure to thank our Executive Committee for their many hours of work, ideas, and determination to make YOUR business grow:
Chasity Barbour with the Vinton War Memorial: email@example.com
Chelsea Yeatts with One Fine Day Events: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jason Collins with Simple Times Photography: Jason@SimpleTimePhotography.com
Lisa Link: email@example.com
Mark Baldwin with Blue Ridge Catering: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mark Frye with Creative Occasions: email@example.com
Patricia Giovannini with Pat Cori Photography: firstname.lastname@example.org
Roy Prusak with RSP Entertainment: Roy@RoanokeDJ.com