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Nation’s Leading Wedding Review Site Launches WeddingWire Rated 2012

Press release: BETHESDA, MD – WeddingWire is excited to unveil WeddingWire Rated 2012, the annual ratings program that recognizes wedding professionals across the country for their commitment to service. WeddingWire is the most recognized and trusted brand among engaged couples, as they start their search for local wedding businesses. The ratings program is based on hundreds of thousands of recent newlywed reviews of over 200,000 wedding professionals in the US and Canada, across 20 different service categories, from wedding venues to wedding photographers.

“We are very pleased to announce WeddingWire Rated 2012, our 6th year recognizing wedding professionals for their commitment to exemplary service,” said Timothy Chi, CEO, WeddingWire, Inc. “WeddingWire reviews and the WeddingWire Rated program provide a true gauge of a wedding business’ dedication to their craft and service. WeddingWire reviews help engaged couples understand what to expect from their service providers.”

WeddingWire is the largest, most comprehensive and trusted review system in the wedding industry. Through the WeddingWire Network, engaged couples have access to these newlywed reviews on the leading wedding sites, including,,, and Additionally, WeddingWire is the only industry site that formally processes each review, which must meet strict approval guidelines in order to be included in the WeddingWire Rated program. WeddingWire only allows reviews to be submitted by real newlyweds who used the services of that particular wedding professional.

“WeddingWire and the WeddingWire Rated program have become the most important advertising tools for our business,” says Jason Jani, SCE Event Group. “Having the ability to share previous couples’ experiences using our entertainment services has been a tremendous asset to potential clients. There are so many vendor options out there for engaged couples to choose from; when couples see that we are WeddingWire Rated, have over 250 reviews and a 5.0 rating, they can clearly see what they can expect from us throughout their celebration!”

WeddingWire Rated is a free program that offers wedding businesses an easy way to differentiate their business among other professionals in their region and category. Not only will businesses be recognized as WeddingWire Rated, they will be granted access to an extensive suite of marketing tools and resources to announce and highlight their accomplishments in the wedding industry.

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About WeddingWire, Inc.
WeddingWire™, the nation’s leading technology company serving the $70 billion wedding industry, is the only online wedding planning resource designed to empower both engaged couples and wedding professionals. For engaged couples, WeddingWire offers the ability to search, compare and book over 200,000 reviewed wedding vendors, from wedding venues to wedding photographers. WeddingWire also offers a comprehensive suite of online planning tools for weddings, including wedding websites and wedding checklists, all at no charge. For wedding professionals, WeddingWire is the only all-in-one marketing platform for businesses online and on-the-go. WeddingWire offers one simple solution to build a professional network, improve search visibility, manage social media and reach mobile consumers. Businesses that advertise with WeddingWire appear on, and other leading sites, including (NYSE: MSO), and


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