Happy 6th Birthday to the Smoky Mountain Wedding Association!
The Smoky Mountain region is the Wedding Capital of the South. Over the years, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville have come together to make weddings in this area memorable. Much of that cohesion stems from the Smoky Mountain Wedding Association.
The Smoky Mountain Wedding Association is a collaboration of various businesses in Sevier County and the Great Smoky Mountain area. These businesses offer products, services or venues specific to the wedding industry. Chamber Members who also belong to the Smoky Mountain Wedding Association are: Angels View Wedding Chapel, Barn Event Center of the Smokies, Bennett’s BBQ, Bluff Mountain Rentals, Brookside Resort, Bullfish Grill, Cabin Fever Vacations, Climb Works Canopy, Fireside Chalets, Friendly Falls Events, Gatlinburg Convention and Visitors Bureau, Heartland Cabin Rentals, Hidden Mountain Resort, Imagine This Photography, In the Smokies Weddings & Cabin Rentals, Jackson Mountain Homes, Kennedy Concepts, Lumberjack Feud, Mama’s Farmhouse, Mountain Fresh Hospitality, Mountain Valley Chapel, Music Road Resort, Ober Gatlinburg, Park Vista, Rafting in the Smokies, Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, Riverstone Resort and Spa, Side-By-Side Entertainment, Smokey Mountain Sounds, Smoky Creek Cabin Rentals, Smoky Mountain Christian Village, Stellar Wedding Services, Sugar Hollow Weddings, Tennessee Riverboat Company, The Alamo, The Island, Titanic Pigeon Forge, Wilderness at the Smokies Resort and Wonderworks.
The Smoky Mountain Wedding Association started six years ago with only five members. As of now, there are 106 members of the Smoky Mountain Wedding Association. All of these members are top notch professional businesses looking to help make weddings magical. Different categories of members include: Accommodations, Bakers, Photographers, Decorations, Ministers, Entertainment, Receptions, Chapels, Clothing, Hair Salons, Venues and much more! The members are a wonderful mix, allowing the bride and groom to have a traditional wedding or non-traditional.
The Smoky Mountain Wedding association meets every two months. Membership has incredible perks, including CO-OPs with national Bridal Magazines. The Smoky Mountain Wedding Association helps member businesses by generating more leads for weddings and business, providing listings and photos on the Smoky Mountain Wedding Association website, affordable advertising opportunities, networking and information on wedding statistics in the area. Smoky Mountain Wedding Association also helps with tourism in the community by promoting couples and their guests to visit the area.
“We (the SMWA members) want to let brides know what many wonderful wedding venues we have here in the Smoky Mountains so that they will have a beautiful and unique wedding they will always treasure” – Olga Wierbicki, SMWA President.
The SMWA website is: http://www.smokymountainweddingassociation.com/
Again, from the Pigeon Forge Chamber of Commerce to the Smoky Mountain Wedding Association, Happy 6th Birthday!