WeddingWire Kicks-Off Second Annual #justsaidyes Campaign with Dancing with the Stars Champion Shawn Johnson

Newly Engaged Olympic Gold Medalist Teams Up with Wedding Planning Site to help all couples celebrate Engagement Season

Nov 13, 2015, 12:39 ET from WeddingWire, Inc.

CHEVY CHASE, Md., Nov. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- WeddingWire, the global leader for online wedding planning, today launched its second annual #justsaidyes campaign during the most popular time of year for engagements,"Engagement Season." Shawn Johnson, the recently-engaged Olympic Gold Medalist, "Dancing with the Stars" champion, and ESPY Award Winner, joins the campaign as she plans her own big day and inspires other couples to share their own special engagement celebrations.

"I'm thrilled to be partnering with WeddingWire to launch their #justsaidyes campaign!" said Shawn Johnson. "Andrew's proposal was so special and I was overwhelmed with happiness-- but the moment flew by in an instant! That's why I'm so excited to celebrate the engagement stories of thousands of other couples and help WeddingWire capture their #justsaidyes moments."

With approximately one in three engagements taking place between Thanksgiving and Valentine's Day, "Engagement Season" is the perfect time to recognize and celebrate the hundreds of thousands of newly engaged couples beginning their wedding planning journey. The campaign encourages couples to upload photos and videos of their unique engagement story on social media for a chance to win prizes, including a wedding registry courtesy of Macy's and a honeymoon courtesy of Marriott, as well as be featured on WeddingWire's social media sites, and possibly receive a shout-out from Shawn Johnson herself.

"WeddingWire was thrilled to celebrate with thousands of couples who shared their #justsaidyes moment last year," said Sonny Ganguly, CMO, WeddingWire. "This year, we're looking forward to continuing to share in the excitement of all newly engaged couples, along with Shawn, as they move into this monumental stage of their lives."

To be eligible to win, couples must follow WeddingWire on Instagram and share their favorite engagement photos by tagging @WeddingWire with the hashtag #justsaidyes starting today through February 19. The grand prize winner will receive a $5,000 Registry from Macy's and a $2,500 gift certificate to use at the Marriott of the winning couple's choice for their honeymoon.

For more information about #justsaidyes, please visit www.WeddingWire.com/justsaidyes.

About WeddingWire, Inc.
WeddingWire, Inc. is the leading global online marketplace connecting consumers with event and creative professionals. Operating within a $200 billion industry, WeddingWire, Inc. hosts 10 million monthly unique users across its mobile and web platforms. Consumers are able to read over 2.5 million vendor reviews and search, compare and book from a database of over 400,000 businesses. Globally, it provides these businesses the technology they need to serve their clients through advertising, marketing and business management tools such as websites, payment processing, invoicing and contracts. Founded in 2007, the WeddingWire portfolio of sites serves couples and businesses across 14 countries in North America, Latin America and Europe, making it the worldwide leader in weddings with brands including Bodas.net, Casamentos.com.br, Matrimonio.com and more. The company employs more than 650 and maintains global headquarters in Washington, DC and international headquarters in Barcelona, Spain.

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