FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Bill Heaton, CEO and founder of Great Bridal Expo® was elected Co-director of Bridal Show Producers International (BSPI) at the 2012 BSPI conference in Scottsdale, Arizona held May 3-5. Heaton will move to the Director spot in 2014.
"I'm thrilled to be honored by our membership, and to be in a position to advance the interest of BSPI and its members across the globe," says Heaton.
At the conference, Heaton also received the prestigious 2012 Director's Cup Award, the highest honor given in the bridal show industry. The award recognizes recipients who exemplify the highest levels of professionalism, character, integrity and performance in the bridal show industry.
Heaton produces bridal shows nationally in major media markets throughout the United States. He is a licensed attorney, a member of the American Bar Association, holds a J.D degree from Creighton University School of Law and a B.A. from St. Johns University in New York. He is the 2009 recipient of the 'Spirit of BSPI' Award.
About Great Bridal Expo
For over 30 years, Great Bridal Expo®, has been the nation's leading direct-to-consumer wedding event. The national tour visits major U.S. cities across the country twice a year, reaching engaged couples, and their families and friends, as they plan their big day. Great Bridal Expo's high-quality bridal shows feature a stunning New York style bridal fashion show, live orchestra and DJ performances, a fun and lively honeymoon show, and an array of wonderful and valuable prize drawings. Great Bridal Expo attendees experience exciting and informative exhibits and meet one-on-one with local and national wedding providers offering products and services to make their wedding, honeymoon and new home dreams come true.
Since 1996, Bridal Show Producers International (BSPI) has been dedicated to helping its members produce professional bridal shows. BSPI members, which include both bridal show producers and wedding-related service providers, adhere to the the highest standards in bridal show production, value community responsibility and awareness, foster open communications, develop supplemental resources, and honor integrity and inspiration, in a cooperative environment of support and camaraderie. Members are from around the world, including the U.S., Canada, Europe and as far away as New Zealand.
SOURCE Great Bridal Expo
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