18 April 2016:
In a perfect marriage of fashion and hotel luxury, Sofitel Sydney Wentworth has signed on as an official event partner of Australian Bridal Fashion Week 2016, which takes place from the 24-26 June2016.
Launched in 2015 by Wedding and Events Australia (WEOA), Australian Bridal Fashion Week (ABFW)
is Australia’s premier Bridal event in support of bridal couturiers and bridal fashion experts, providing a platform to showcase their collections to buyers, media and now the consumer at the ABFW Bridal Shopping Event.
Some of the world’s most talented local and international bridal designers - including, Inbal Dror, Akira Isogawa, Zuhair Murad, Monique Lhuillier, Shane McConnell , Helen Rodrigues, Catherine R Couture and Nomiki Glynatsis – will stay and entertain at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth before revealing their new season collections on a spectacular 40 metre runway at Australian Technology Park.
Sofitel Sydney Wentworth will also host a luxury VIP lounge onsite at Australian Technology Park during the two day event, complete with Veuve Clicquot Pop-Up bar and a selection of special high-tea delicacies inspired by designer Cristina Re, for guests to relax and revive during show breaks. A Sofitel wedding booth will be available for guests interested in hosting their own wedding event with Sofitel Sydney Wentworth.
The partnership announcement comes as the hotel celebrates a milestone 50 years as one of Sydney’s original five-star hotels, during which time it has earned a reputation as one of the city’s most endeared venues for generations of lovers.
A historical icon, the hotel offers thirteen function spaces, with a dedicated Inspired Wedding Executive available to cater for all celebrations. Options range from a grand reception in Sofitel’s pillarless Wentworth Ballroom to an intimate outdoor ceremony in the hotel’s chic courtyard and Garden Court Restaurant for an elegant inner-city yet leafy option.
Sofitel offers a full range of pre-designed or bespoke wedding events.
Any bride who chooses to book their wedding event with Sofitel Sydney Wentworth will receive two complimentary tickets to attend ABFW.