The Guide Goes Live

2023 details coming soon!

Our annual The Guide Goes Live event is a chance to showcase wedding professionals from across Eastern Iowa.

Enjoy the photo gallery and virtual fashion show below.

Alpha-Lit Iowa

Lights sponsor for The Guide Goes Live event.

We’ve taken the best pieces of our award winning publication The Guide and are bringing it to life through the creative and professional flair of Iowa’s most accomplished wedding vendors. Guests will experience one on one time with vendors while discovering Go Live experiences such as mood boards, demos, workshops, and the premier of the Iowa Wedding Experience virtual fashion show!

Fashion Show Vendors

Heart to Heart Bridal
Men's Warehouse
Beauty Edit

Oakland Rd.
Johnson Ave.

Travis Coburn Photography
Eastbank Venue & Lounge
11:11 Event Co
Virtual Extension Lounge

The Guide Goes Live Grand Prizes

Winners will be connected to vendors post event to collect prize!

Dinner 4 Two by Kitchen Charm

Ultimate Dream Vacation

Ultimate Dream Vacation WINNER:
Jessica Erdman
Brides by Jessa

$1000 Gift Certificate

$1000 Gift Certificate WINNER:
Kelcie Knapp
Heart to Heart Bridal

Private Bridal Session

Private Bridal Session WINNER:
Bethannie Fox
Men's Warehouse

Get one free tux or suit rental

Get one free tux or suit rental WINNER:
Anne Cerveny

Event Vendors

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Iowa Wedding Experience Guide 2022

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