EAST LANSING, MI--(Marketwire - Dec 19, 2012) - Brides- and grooms-to-be, parents, bridesmaids and groomsmen -- no matter what part you play in the big day, the Bridal World show, taking place near this East Lansing wedding site, is not to be missed.

Bridal World has been around for more than 25 years, and today it's the largest best-attended bridal event in mid-Michigan. This year's show, taking place January 6, 2013, at the Lansing Center, will continue the tradition of bringing the area's best wedding experts to you. Just minutes from East Lansing Marriott at University Place, offering elegant event venues in Lansing, the expo will feature more than 90 wedding professionals from all areas including catering, invitations, flowers, photography, videography, honeymoon planning, decorating, entertainment and more.

For just $6 you'll have access to their expertise from 11am to 4pm, giving you the chance to get new ideas for your wedding, sample their offerings, learn from demonstrations, get one-on-one advice and see the latest in bridal wear with a fashion show featuring the event's sponsors Fantastic Finds, David's Bridal, Men's Wearhouse and Sound Productions. For more information, visit www.bridalworldshows.com, where you can also preregister and get half off the admission price.

If you're looking for a Lansing hotel during your bridal show visit or a potential wedding and reception venue, the East Lansing Marriott at University Place should be your top choice. Located just 1.5 miles from Michigan State University and its popular ceremony sites, the MSU chapel and botanical garden, this East Lansing hotel offers 12,000 sq. ft. of event space and can host up to 300 people for a dinner reception. With three on-staff wedding planners and customized packages, you can work within your budget to create your perfect day.

For a look at this hotel's Lansing banquet rooms, visit www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/lanea-east-lansing-marriott-at-university-place/. You can also find the East Lansing Marriott at University on The Knot at www.theknot.com/Vendors/Marriott-at-University-Place/Profile/CAR/187/419674/profile.

About the East Lansing Marriott at University Place
Businesspeople, vacationing families, parents of Michigan State University students -- no matter who you are or what brings you to the area, the East Lansing Marriott at University has everything you need for a comfortable, convenient stay. Offering great rates, modern amenities and a central downtown location, this Lansing hotel offers newly renovated accommodations, a fitness center, pool, sauna and whirlpool all just a block from the university. Guestrooms and suites include a spacious work desk, large bathroom, cable TV, coffee/tea service, plush bedding package and wireless Internet access. If your work requires more than just an online connection, this hotel offers a full business center and 12,000 sq. ft. of flexible event space ideal for meetings and corporate functions. College sports fans looking for a convenient place to stay should look no farther than this Michigan State University hotel, just 1.5 miles from Spartan Stadium. Nearby you'll also find the State Capitol Building, Michigan Historical Museum, W. J. Beal Botanical Garden at MSU, Impression 5 Museum, Jack Breslin Student Event Center, MSU Cyclotron, Wharton Center for Performing Arts and Potter Park Zoo. After a day of meetings, sightseeing or campus tours, head back to this hotel for a meal at Bistro 43, offering an all-day dining menu of American favorites, or the Bistro 43 Lounge, where you'll find crafted cocktails and good food into the late evening hours.

Contact Information:

East Lansing Marriott at University Place
300 M.A.C. Avenue, East Lansing, MI 48823