The Italian Destination Wedding Show, The Best of Italy

If you are considering Italy as the place to get married, or would like to know more about this possibility, we have something very exciting for you!

Will Be Wedding & Events and Stylish Events are delighted to be jointly hosting The Italian Destination Wedding Show, a glamorous, boutique, bespoke event, showcasing the best Italian and UK bridal suppliers.

Sunday 26th October 2014
from 11.00 am to 4.00 pm

This is London's only wedding show dedicated to Italy as a wedding destination.

It's the perfect event if you are:

  • A wedding couple considering Italy as your destination wedding location
  • A bridal industry professional interested in expanding your business in Italy
  • A wedding planner who wants to make great contacts in Italy
  • Or someone who loves all things Italian!

We have invited more than 20 amazing, hand picked industry professionals of the highest quality, covering all aspects of a wedding, for one day only.

Please see below for more information on:

Our Event Venue

The Sofitel London, 6 Waterloo Place - St James London SW1Y

The Entrance Fee is £5.00­ and includes:

A glass of Prosecco on arrival
A selection of delicious canapés
An exclusive "goody bag" with gifts and discounts from our exhibitors
Doors open at 11.00 am and close at 4.00 pm. You are free to arrive anytime after 11.00 am and stay for as long as you wish

Entry into an exclusive competition to win a weekend for two in a resort in Italy or a pair of stunning designer shoes from Loriblu

Our Exclusive Exhibitors include:

Our exhibitors list will be updated constantly, so please check back or visit our Facebook page for the latest news on the event.


Will Be Wedding & Events - Italy

Stylish Events Wedding Planners - London


Marcello Riccio - London

Following in the footsteps of his father, Roberto Riccio, with over 40 years experience between them, Marcello Riccio founded MR in London. The creativity and style of MR is heavily influenced by their Italian roots, inherited and refined over generations.


Sergio De Riccardis, ZERO70 - Italy

Zerosettanta (Zero70) was born from the professional meeting between Sergio De Riccardis and Andrea Ciccarese. Their wedding photography stands out for the refined reportage style for a “big picture” story of your whole wedding day.

Kate Nielen, Fine Art Photography - London

Kate is a fine art wedding and portrait photographer based in London, working worldwide, collecting all things pretty. Kate is inspired by love, light and beauty of life. Her signature dreamy and luminous style is perfect to capture the memories which last beyond lifetime.


Daniela Grava, Il Pettine - Veneto, Italy

Daniela Grava of the hairdressing salon “Il Pettine”, based in the region of Veneto in Italy, is always up to date with the latest trends in bridal hair. She will work closely with you, your dress designer and florist, to ensure that your final look is flawless and that your taste, beauty and personality shine on your wedding day.


Marcela Bantea, MBmakeup - Veneto, Italy

Marcela Bantea of MB make up, based in the region of Veneto in Italy, will make your true beauty shine; ensuring your make up is long lasting and looks amazing in photographs. Marcela works with leading fashion brands such as Just Cavalli, Replay and Erika Cavallini and has extensive experience in fashion, television and advertisement.


Angelique Franklin, I Love Nails UK - London

Angelique Franklin of I Love Nails UK is a Freelance Nail Technician and provides a personal, bespoke, mobile manicure and pedicure service across London.


Paula Wratten, Celebrant, Amara Ceremonies - UK

Paula Wratten of Amara Ceremonies, is a specialist celebrant who delivers custom made, unique ceremonies designed the way you wish your ceremony to be.


Loriblu, Designer Wedding Shoes, Italy
Loriblu offers the perfect footwear range: an indisputable blend of class and sophistication. The company was founded by Graziano Cuccù in 1974 and today is lead by the designer and his wife Annarita Pilotti. Loriblu is one of the most shining examples of fashion Made in Italy manufacturing all over the world.

Stowers Bespoke, Saville Row, London
Stowers of London are a Savile Row tailor that combine tradition and age old hand tailoring techniques to deliver a distinctive personal touch to any wedding. Offering a range of made to measure quality products that are designed to complement your partner on your special day.


Sentio Events and Wedding Stationery - Oxfordshire and London
Joanna Harwood runs Sentio Events and Wedding Stationery, a boutique design and print agency, specialising in event and wedding stationery design and print. Based in O...xfordshire, they work with companies, planners and brides from all over the United Kingdom. The company prides itself on customer service first and their goal is to make their bride’s dreams come true in print.


The San Domenico Hotels Group
Masseria San Domenico, Masseria Cimino, Borgo Egnazia
The San Domenico Hotels Group will be presenting five stunning wedding and event venues in Puglia; Masseria San Domenico, San Domenico a mare, Masseria Cimino, Masseria Nuova and the world famous Borgo Egnazia, which is where Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel decided to get married.

Hotel Le Fontanelle, Tuscany, Italy
Hotel Le Fontanelle, located in Tuscany in the Chianti region, captures the magic and beauty of its landscapes, offering its guests sceneries of spectacular, pristine beauty. Perfect for a memorable stay or a special private event.

Hotel Villa Luppis, Rivarotte Pasiano di Pordenone, Friuli
Hotel Villa Luppis recalls past times’ splendour and atmosphere. With an accurate renovation aiming at maintaining everything unaltered, it has been turned it into a 39-bedroom 4 star hotel with period furnishing. Every detail tells you a story, and Villa Luppis offers hospitality typical of first-class hotels while priding itself of a warm and friendly approach.

Il Borro, Tuscany, Italy
Surrounded by the vineyards and olive groves, in the shadow of the cypress trees of the ancient Via dei Sette Ponte, Il Borro is an open window on history to a far away world. The Medici dynasty, the Savoia family and now the Ferragamo family have safeguared and preserved this precious oasis, making this place, suspended between past and present, a sanctuary dedicated to wellbeing and the art of hospitality.

Tenuta Monacelle and Masseria San Nicola, Puglia, Italy
Tenuta Monacelle and Masseria San Nicola are two ancient mansions, and amongst the most beautiful in Puglia. Situated in the gentile hills of the Selva di Fasano, overlooking the transparent Adriatic sea, surrounded by cherry trees, oakes and olive groves.

Villa Balke, Torre del Greco, Naples
Villa Balke is located overlooking the sea of the Gulf of Naples, with Capri and Mount Vesuvius in the background. The Villa has a large interior space with three elegant and refined halls and is surrounded by a large private park with swimming pools and a private beach.

Hilton, Giardini Naxos
SicilySet in a timeless oasis, Hilton Giardini Naxos is an elegant "stage" by the sea. The unique and fascinating landscapes, the comfort, elegance and exclusiveness of the hotel and its facilities, a gracious service and a fine sense of hospitality, will bring you through an excellent travel experience. Its strategic experience is ideal for relaxing and chilling-out under the hot Sicilian sun, caressed by the intense blue sea, surrounded by delightful fragrances of our Mediterranean garden.


We hope you will visit our Inspiration Room to be inspired to add that extra bit of creativity to your wedding day.

• 12.20 pm - Join Gemma Milly for her Calligraphy Workshop
• 1.20 pm - Join Marina from Stylish Events for our Confetti by Design Workshop
• 2.20 pm - Italian Food workshop - details to coming soon

Registration is now open

Once you have registered you will be asked to click on to Paypal to pay for your ticket(s). Please note you must pay for your ticket at the same time as registering. Thank you.

Your ticket(s) will be sent to you by email.

For any information, please contact Francesca directly at

"Best bit"
Francesca Negro. Event Manager & Wedding Planner. UK +44 7980122294 - IT +39 3478156433