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GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY! March 26th, 2023


Are you a modern couple getting married in Central IL? Join us for an interactive, immersive and inspirational wedding showcase for the modern Midwest couple. Our wedding showcase brings professional vendors from all over Central Illinois to showcase decor, trends and fashions so you can create a magical wedding!

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The Event

“Best Day Ever”

Join us for an interactive, immersive and inspirational wedding showcase for the modern Midwest couple. Our wedding showcase brings professional vendors from all over Central Illinois so you can create a magical wedding.

Our premier showcase allows couples to learn, connect, design, and book services to take your dream wedding to the next level, with the best of the best in the wedding community.

WHY THIS WEDDING SHOWCASE:

50+ Vendors to learn about trends, connect  with professional wedding vendors and book services for your day

4 Wedding Design Tablescapes stunning looks trending for 2023 (ps..this is kind-of our expertise. View our galleries from last year!)

Inspire Your Shop:  Purchase our Wedding Decks so you can start planning by wedding vendor, for quick & easy decision making like a pro!

– Complimentary Veuve Clicquot Brut Champagne

– Trending Photo Booth, Lounge Furniture, Backdrop Ideas & More

Fashion Show, Live Caricature Artist by Dan Wild and Over $2,000 raffle giveaways as well as the Grand Prize Trip to Las Vegas or Lake Tahoe!

– Wedding Swag Tote: A high quality & locally sourced tote by Polished Prints filled with goodies such as: “I Do Magazine“, reusable champagne flute, Wedding Day-of Packing Materials and more!

 Bar for samples of cold & hot speciality crafted cocktails by Punch and complimentary beer & wine

Sweet & Savory Bites

Central IL connects all of these cities…

Bloomington | Champaign | Danville | Decatur | Clinton | Farmington | Fairbury | Galesberg | Gibson City | Mahomet | Monticello | Morton | Normal | Paxton | Peoria | Petersberg | Penfield | Pontiac | Princeton | Rantoul | Springfield | Sherman | Shelbyville | Streator | Teutopolis | Topeka | Tolono | Tonica | Tuscola | Urbana | Washington | Wilmington

The Reviews

From Our 2022 Showcase
Attendees & Vendors

“Yesterday was an amazing day of interacting with so many amazing area wedding vendors.”- Kristin, kDarling Photography

“We are here at the wedding showcase! Huge amounts of style, art & talented vendors in here.”- Regina, RegCakes

“Highly recommend going to a bridal expo with your girls at your future venue. I had the MOST fun!!”- Attendee, Emily F.

“Just got done dropping off our sweets for the showcase. It is GORGEOUS in there! We were lucky enough to get two completely different looks: Southwest and Pantone inspired!”- Mary, Hunny Bunny Bakes

“Some incredible wedding decor ideas.”- Tori, Tori Beach Videography

“Had a great day meeting the attendees of the showcase yesterday. It was also wonderful to reconnect and meet new vendors in the area. There is so much amazing talent in the Central Illinois Market.”- Julie, J. Blu Designs

“This is the coolest event ever!!”- Attendee, Emily W.

“Yesterday was a pinch me kind of day! As I was talking with brides and other vendors I couldn’t help but be in disbelief that this is what I do for work!- Joyce, Joyce Ann’s Florals

How can you trust Inspire Your® as trusted source for weddings and creating a showcase? View our reviews here!

The Location

Our Presenting Venue
Carmon’s

Your Event. Your Way.

Imagine your wedding at Carmon’s in 10,000 square feet of modern industrial elegance, located in a repurposed historic gem centrally located in downtown Champaign.

Impeccably designed with exposed beams, polished concrete floors, and a stunning 25’ lofted sassafras ceiling, you’ll host up to 500 guests in style with plenty of room to meet, eat, and dance. Carmon’s will elevate your gathering with customized lighting, premium amenities, and available planning professionals to make every detail flawless.

Bring your unique vision—we’ll do the rest.

Schedule

9AM – 1PM

Wedding Vendor Registration

All participating vendors will check-in to ensure we are ready for all of our couples on time! Learn more about what is included in your vendor ticket with our information sheet.

11AM – 1PM

The Busy Bee Social

To thank our participating vendors for all their hard-work being a busy bee to set up a premier experience for couples, so let’s toast to you! Enjoy complimentary lunch and drinks to relax & connect with fellow creative vendors. (Included in your vendor ticket purchase.)

2PM – 5PM

Wedding Showcase Presented by Carmon’s

Say Yes! Get your general admission ticket for the ultimate 3-hour wedding showcase. You will not find a more exclusive, knowledgeable, professional, interactive and immersive Wedding Showcase for the modern couple in Central Illinois. Get design inspiration, connect with talented vendors and start planning your big day at the premier wedding venue, Carmon’s

4PM Raffle Giveaways

All participating vendors as well as attendees will get a raffle tickets for multiple giveaways as well as the “pink ticket” for the opportunity to win a 4-day and 3-night trip for 2 adults to Las Vegas or Lake Tahoe*!
*some limited details. Airfare not included.

Hotel Accommodations

The Hyatt Place in downtown Champaign will be offering participating showcase vendors & attendees discounted room rates, when booking your room(s) for this weekend only.

2023 Showcase Sponsors & Partners COMING SOON!

Do you want to be a 2023 Wedding Showcase Sponsor?! Learn more about our sponsorship levels.

Forever Sponsors

Local LOVE Sponsors

Tickets

2023 Showcase Team Lineup COMING SOON!

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