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January 14, 2013

Vendors: Bridal show offers chance to connect

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Lydia Palmer, director of event coordination at Morris Tent Rentals Inc. in Morris, said a majority of business comes through referrals from other vendors.

“We met a lot of new brides, new vendors — a lot of great leads,’’ Palmer said. This year, for example, through a connection with Project Anthologies, a sewing and crafts store recently opened in Oneonta, the company was able to display different fabric themes for table settings, Palmer said.

Cake-maker Majorie Landers of Cooperstown attended her fourth Foothills Bridal Show on Sunday and agreed that networking with other vendors is important to generate business.

“We recommend one another,’’ said the owner of Majorie Landers Wedding Cakes. On Sunday, she gave away eight cakes in sample pieces at the bridal show.

“It’s a wonderful event,’’ she said.

Jessah Serafini said the large attendance made for a worthwhile day presenting her photography business — Jessah Serafini Photography in Sidney. She met many prospective customers and networked with vendors.

“It’s been wonderful — a lot hot of happy people, a lot of inquiries,’’ she said. “It’s been great.’’

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