Friday, January 28, 2011

Thank you to all of those who voted for us for the third year in a row!

Fairfax, VA – January 28, 2011 - WeddingWire, the nation’s leading wedding technology company, is thrilled to announce Hilton Garden Inn Fairfax has been selected to receive the prestigious annual WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011 for Ceremony and Reception Venues.

Recognition for the Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011 is determined by recent reviews and extensive surveys from over 750,000 WeddingWire newlyweds. Our past clients are among those that shared their experiences on WeddingWire, the largest wedding review site in the nation.

Hilton Garden Inn Fairfax stands among the top five percent of wedding professionals in the WeddingWire community, representing quality and service excellence within the wedding industry. Awards were given to the top wedding professionals across 20 service categories, from wedding venues to wedding photographers, and were based on the overall professional achievements throughout the past year.

“WeddingWire is honored to celebrate the success of the top-rated wedding professionals within the WeddingWire community,” said Timothy Chi, WeddingWire’s Chief Executive Officer. “With the annual Bride’s Choice Awards™ program, WeddingWire has the unique opportunity to recognize the best wedding professionals across the US and Canada. We applaud Hilton Garden Inn Fairfax for their professionalism and dedication to enhancing the wedding planning experience last year.”

We are happy to announce that Hilton Garden Inn Fairfax is among the very best Ceremony and Reception Venues within the WeddingWire Network, which includes leading wedding planning sites WeddingWire, Martha Stewart Weddings, Project Wedding and Weddingbee. We would like to thank our past clients for nominating us to receive the Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011.

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About WeddingWire, Inc., 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 and other leading sites, including (NYSE: MSO), and (both part of eHarmony), and (part of the 1-800-Flowers family of brands, NASDAQ: FLWS).

Friday, January 21, 2011

More on new uplighting package!

Professional photos will be on their way shortly but in the meantime, here are some additional photos that we took to introduce you to our newest decor item - ballroom uplighting! These lights feature 100 different colors and be set to one or more colors of your choosing, alternate between many colors at different rates of speed or switch colors in sync to the beat of your music. This is an upgraded option for only $300 per event. Consider it for a dramatic look for your reception! Photos here show green uplighting (upgrade) with pink under skirt lighting (standard option) from a recent corporate holiday party. See more photos in blue here!

Friday, January 14, 2011

Do It Yourself Day 2011 dates announced

As a continuation of our popular DIY Day program, the dates for 2011 DIY Days are below! We hope that you can join us and work on all of the details for your upcoming event!

Do you have Do It Yourself projects you’ve been meaning to get to?

Do you wonder how your ideas will look inside the ballroom?

Could you use a few hours of quiet time to get some work done?

Wish you had an extra pair of hands to help out?

If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, grab your materials, some friends and join us at the

Hilton Garden Inn Fairfax DIY Day.

  • Free event for you and your guests
  • Meet & share ideas with other HGIF clients
  • Catherine will be an extra set of hands
  • Have fun
  • Leave with your project completed

Save the Dates ~ Favors ~ Escort Cards ~ Address Invitations ~ Thank you notes ~ Photo Collage ~ Centerpieces

DIY Day is scheduled from 1pm

– 4pm. Please RSVP to

Catherine by Thursday.

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