BETHESDA, Md., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WeddingWire is pleased to announce WeddingWire Rated 2011, the annual award program that distinguishes wedding professionals across the country for their excellence. Based on hundreds of thousands of recent wedding reviews, WeddingWire Rated is the most recognized and trusted brand among engaged couples looking to find the best local businesses for their wedding. WeddingWire is home to the largest database of wedding reviews and features over 100,000 reviewed wedding professionals across 20 different service categories, from wedding venues to wedding photographers, in the US and Canada.
"We are delighted to unveil the 5th annual WeddingWire Rated program, recognizing reviewed wedding professionals for their commitment to exceptional service," said Timothy Chi, CEO, WeddingWire, Inc. "Wedding businesses recognized as WeddingWire Rated are reviewed by recent newlyweds; therefore, simplifying the credentialing process for future clients through impartial evaluations."
As the largest site for wedding reviews, WeddingWire empowers engaged couples with the most comprehensive and trusted review system available. Reviews are available for engaged couples to access across all sites in the WeddingWire Network including WeddingWire.com, MarthaStewartWeddings.com, ProjectWedding.com and Weddingbee.com. WeddingWire is the only site that processes all reviews formally, confirming that each review is written by newlyweds who used the services of the reviewed wedding professional. In order to be included in the WeddingWire Rated program, every review must meet strict approval guidelines.
"Being WeddingWire Rated has given our company a huge amount of leverage in our industry and within our local market," says Mike Berrios, MB Entertainment. "Potential brides are looking for quality professionals in a sea of unknowns; WeddingWire reviews and the WeddingWire Rated program has created a true gauge, by which wedding professionals can be measured. Engaged couples can now know what to expect from their future wedding professionals, which is priceless knowledge. We have our newlyweds to thank for over 120 reviews and a 5.0 rating with WeddingWire."
WeddingWire Rated is a free program for wedding professionals that helps differentiate their business from others. In addition to the WeddingWire Rated title, wedding professionals will receive access to a variety of marketing tools to announce and showcase their achievements.
For more information on WeddingWire Rated 2011, please visit www.WeddingWire.com.
About WeddingWire, Inc.
WeddingWire, the nation's leading technology company serving the $70 billion wedding industry, is the only online wedding planning resource designed to empower both engaged couples and wedding professionals. For engaged couples, WeddingWire offers the ability to search, compare and book over 200,000 local wedding vendors, from wedding venues to wedding photographers to wedding cakes. WeddingWire also offers an online community and a suite of cutting-edge planning tools for weddings, including wedding websites and wedding checklists, all at no charge. For wedding professionals, WeddingWire provides free online management tools creating the only market opportunity that gives local businesses control over their clients, reviews, leads and performance. Businesses that join the WeddingWire Network appear on WeddingWire.com and other leading sites, including MarthaStewartWeddings.com, ProjectWedding.com, Weddingbee.com, and Celebrations.com (part of the 1-800-Flowers family of brands).
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