The Landmark Building and its Luxury Merchants Bring the best of bridal to Philadelphia’s Newly Engaged
Philadelphia, PA – (January 19, 2009) The most sophisticated and elegant bridal event of the year will be held at the Park Hyatt in Philadelphia on the 19th Floor, Saturday, February 28, 2009 from 12 to 4 p.m. Internationally recognized designer, Nicole Miller, will be available to meet with brides as she will make a very special personal appearance at the event. In conjunction with Philadelphia Wedding, the city’s top bridal publication, The Bellevue Gets Engaged, will provide brides-to-be with the opportunity to discuss their special day with top wedding professionals, while discovering the latest in bridal fashions, trends, and décor.
After entering through the domed XIX Café, brides-to-be and their guests will enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in XIX bar where Carrie Denny, Philadelphia Wedding editor and author of The Bride’s Instruction Manual, will be available for a book signing and questions. The Rose Garden Ballroom will be transformed into a high-energy runway showcase featuring bridal fashions and formalwear from Nicole Miller and Polo Ralph Lauren. Bellevue merchants; Williams-Sonoma, Tiffany & Co., Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland, Origins, Pierre & Carlo, and Vigant will showcase their services for the bride and groom.
VIP guests will be invited to experience a signature Breakfast at Tiffany’s reception from 11 am to 12 pm for a meet and greet with Nicole Miller and Carrie Denny. Tiffany & Co. will host 75 guests for a catered breakfast by Bliss Restaurant before the main event.
The most elite of sponsors have come together to fulfill a truly all-inclusive wedding event experience. Evantine Design, an award-winning event production and design firm, will transform the 19th floor with their innovative signature style. EBE Entertainment, a five-star entertainment company, will jump start the crowd and provide live band performances throughout the afternoon. Additional sponsors include Crane & Co and The Papery for all invitations and paper products as well as Susan Beard Design for one of a kind photography and waxworks. Video One Productions, whose goal is to capture all the moments and emotion of that special day, will document the entire event with their signature documentary journalist style. The Cliveden Room will be filled with decadent cakes and samplings from Ann’s Cake Pan, Classic Cake Company, and Truli Confectionary Arts. Mid Atlantic Limousine will provide brides and grooms with information about their elegant transportation services for before and leading up to their special day. Each sponsor will have representation present at the event to answer any and all of the bride’s questions.
Brides to be are encouraged to “Bring Him to the Bellevue Too” and will offer fiancés, boyfriends, and dads complimentary access to relax in the sauna or work out at The Sporting Club, The Bellevue’s premiere fitness facility. They will also have the opportunity to enjoy drink specials from Gentleman Jack at The Palm, JL Sullivan’s, Bliss or experience a seminar of how to choose the perfect diamond at Tiffany & Co.
The Bellevue Gets Engaged will conclude with fabulous prizes and a gift bag for all guests featuring something special from event participants. Tickets are $25.00 and are available for purchase online or at the door. This event will sell out and space is limited. For more information about The Bellevue Gets Engaged or to purchase tickets online, please visit www.bellevuephiladelphia.com. For additional information regarding media passes, interviews, or vendor information, please contact Anna Iredale at 215-875-0429.
The Bellevue, a more than 100-year-old national historic landmark destination, includes The Shops at The Bellevue; Park Hyatt Philadelphia at The Bellevue; world-class restaurants XIX, The Palm, Bliss and JL Sullivan’s; a Gourmet Food Court; The Sporting Club, a five-story fitness center; Starbucks; offices, a parking garage, and an auto detailing center. www.bellevuephiladelphia.com.
The Bellevue is managed and leased by PREIT-RUBIN, Inc., management affiliate of Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust. Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust, founded in 1960 and one of the first equity REITs In the U.S., has a primary investment focus on retail shopping malls and power centers (approximately 32.9 million square feet) located in the Eastern United States. PREIT’s portfolio currently consists of 51 properties in 12 states. PREIT’S portfolio includes 37 shopping malls, 13 strip and power centers, and one office property. PREIT is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. PREIT’s website can be found at www.preit.com.