The Wedding Co. Unveils New Boutique-Style Wedding Show


"The Wedding Room" Features 100 Modern and Local Vendors Catering to Discerning Couples; Famed Bridal Designer Pnina Tornai To Make Personal Appearance

TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - With the 2014 wedding season in full swing, The Wedding Co., in partnership with Hudson's Bay and Oliver & Bonacini Events, has created The Wedding Room - Toronto's newest boutique-style wedding show featuring more than 100 of the city's finest wedding-industry professionals. The Wedding Room is specially curated to showcase talented local vendors and offers discerning couples the unique opportunity to connect with elite wedding suppliers.

Presented by Hudson's Bay, The Wedding Room takes place from 10am to 5pm, Saturday, February 22nd and Sunday, February 23rd at the Arcadian event venue (401 Bay Street, 8th floor) in downtown Toronto. Tickets are $40 and available online at The show is also sponsored by the Event Rental Group and Divine Furniture Rental.

Exclusive Pnina Tornai Trunk Show

In addition, Toronto's highly anticipated bridal salon, Kleinfeld Hudson's Bay (opening May 1st) welcomes internationally renowned wedding gown designer Pnina Tornai to The Wedding Room for her first-ever Canadian appearance.  Attendees will have a chance to get a sneak peek of what will be in store at Kleinfeld once it opens its doors this spring. Brides-to-be may also have the rare opportunity to meet the designer and shop for the dress of their dreams. Over the course of two days, a limited block of 40 appointments will be available and can be reserved in advance by calling 416-861-6600 or emailing

For more information and a full list of exhibitors, or to purchase tickets, visit

Media Preview

Media are invited to preview The Wedding Room at the VIP reception, 9am on Saturday, February 22nd. To RSVP, please reply to by Monday, February 17th.

About The Wedding Co.

The Wedding Co. is the vision of Catherine Lash, founder and creative director, and aims to promote valuable connections between engaged couples and members of Toronto's exceptional event industry.

Founded in 2001, The Wedding Co. is now comprised of multiple components that work seamlessly together to provide industry members with immediate and effective exposure to their target markets and to each other. The brand is composed of two main properties: two annual consumer tradeshows (The Wedding Room and The Spring Wedding Show), both curated and uniquely different from each other; and the beautiful website which features a daily blog and the featured preferred vendor list. The Wedding Co.'s renowned consumer tradeshows are produced twice a year.

About Oliver & Bonacini

Oliver & Bonacini (O&B) is recognized as one of Canada's leading fine dining restaurant and event companies, operating 11 unique and innovative restaurants in Ontario. Operations include à la carte dining, quick service dining, catering and special events. The company's events and catering division, Oliver & Bonacini Events, manages a number of large-scale event facilities, including Arcadian, Toronto Region Board of Trade, Malaparte at TIFF Bell Lightbox,  Windermere House on Lake Rosseau, Muskoka, and Trump International Hotel Toronto (in collaboration with INK Entertainment).

About Hudson's Bay Company (HBC)

Hudson's Bay Company (HBC), founded in 1670, is North America's longest continually operated company. Today, HBC offers customers an unparalleled range of retailing categories and shopping experiences internationally. In Canada, HBC operates Hudson's Bay, Canada's largest department store with 90 full-line locations and one outlet store as well as, unsurpassed in its fashion, beauty, home and accessory designers and brands. HBC also operates Home Outfitters, Canada's largest home specialty superstore with 69 locations across the country.

In the United States, HBC operates Saks Fifth Avenue, one of the world's pre-eminent specialty retailers, renowned for its superlative designer collections and first-rate fashion expertise.  Saks Fifth Avenue comprises 41 full-line stores in 22 states, five international licensed stores,, 72 Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH stores and HBC also operates Lord & Taylor, a leading department store chain with 49 full-line store locations throughout the northeastern United States, in two major cities in the Midwest and in Boca Raton, Florida, and Hudson's Bay Company banners provide stylish, quality merchandise with a dedicated focus on service excellence. Hudson's Bay Company trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "HBC".

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Trina Hendry
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416-782-2300, ext. 203

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