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Make Your Dream Wedding A Reality at The New Paper Wedding Planner 2013

Gowns and kisses galore at VivoCity


Singapore, 8 April 2013 - Love will be in the air at The New Paper Wedding Planner 2013. Organised by Singapore Press Holdings' CATS Classified and supported by Marriage Central, the three-day event will be held from 12 to 14 April at VivoCity's Central Court.

Into its 11th year, the popular biannual event will bring together sponsors and exhibitors for soon-to-wed couples. With a wide array of wedding related products and services, the event aims to make wedding preparations a hassle-free process. 

A brand-new, fun-filled contest will test couples' endurance on 13 April, Saturday. Called Kiss and Win, participating couples will challenge each other in an attempt to lock lips the longest. The last three couples left standing will win cash and prizes from Love & Co. and Royal Plaza on Scotts worth over $5,000.

Couples can also look forward to a comprehensive selection of wedding offerings from exhibitors like bridal boutiques, hotels and other venue providers, restaurants, as well as establishments specialising in jewellery and beauty. They can enjoy special promotions from various exhibitors, and participate in a Buyers’ Draw, where there will be more than $7,000 worth of prizes to be won. A ring pillow worth $20 will be given away with any purchase (while stocks last), and the first 800 couples who join Marriage Central’s mailing list will receive an exclusive goodie bag.

There will also be a stunning bridal fashion show by Yvonne Creative Bridal on Saturday and Sunday at 4pm. Models will don the latest designs in wedding gowns and evening wear, allowing would-be brides to short-list their preferred gowns easily off the runway. 

On Sunday, visitors will be serenaded by local group Acoustic Saturday. It will feature a live band with string music playing familiar tunes to get everyone in the mood for love.

The official sponsors for this event are Love & Co. and Royal Plaza on Scotts.

For more information, log on to 
www.cats.com.sg/weddingplanner

Media Invitation

Your journalist, photographer and/or film crew are invited to cover the event. Please RSVP before 11 April, Thursday, 4pm to Deror at 
derorw@sph.com.sg or 6319 1226 and indicate your preferred date/dates of attendance.

Event Details

The New Paper Wedding Planner 2013
Date: 12 - 14 April (Friday - Sunday)
Time: 10am - 9.30pm (Friday); 10am - 9pm (Saturday & Sunday)
Venue: VivoCity Central Court, Level 1
Admission: Free

Kiss and Win
Date: 13 April (Saturday)
Time: 1pm

Bridal Fashion Show
Date: 13 & 14 April (Saturday & Sunday)
Time: 4pm

Serenade Away
Date: 14 April (Sunday)
Time: 1pm

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Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Co. Registration. No. 198402868E

For more information, please contact:

Belinda Wan (Ms) 
Communications Manager
Advertising & Promotions
CATS Classified, Marketing Division
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 5984

HP: 9740 0979
Email: 
bwan@sph.com.sg

Kim Soo Nan (Mr)
Head, Advertising & Promotions
CATS Classified, Marketing Division
Singapore Press Holdings
DID: 6319 5978
HP: 9827 0148
Email: 
kimsn@sph.com.sg

Deror Wong (Mr)
Senior Executive
Corporate Communications
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 1226
HP: 9848 6934
Email: 
derorw@sph.com.sg 

About CATS Classified

CATS Classified is part of the Marketing Division of Singapore Press Holdings Limited. It offers the most comprehensive marketplace for products, services and employment through CATS Classified in The Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao, Lianhe Wanbao, Shin Min Daily News, CATS Klassified in Berita Harian & CATS Fastads in The New Paper.

About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Southeast Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.

Newspapers, Magazines and Book Publishing 

In Singapore, SPH publishes 18 newspaper titles in four languages. On an average day, 3.05 million individuals or 76 per cent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH's news publications. SPH also publishes and produces more than 100 magazine titles in Singapore and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to information technology. SPH's subsidiaries, Straits Times Press and Focus Publishing, produce quality books and periodicals in English and Chinese.

Internet and Mobile

Beyond print, the Internet editions of SPH newspapers enjoy over 330 million page views with 18 million unique visitors every month. Apart from SPH AsiaOne portal, SPH's online and new media initiatives include an online marketplace for products, services and employment, ST701; Stomp, 
omy.sg, and The Straits Times RazorTV. SPH also launched The Straits Times’ iPad and enhanced iPhone applications, an Android smartphone application and The Business Times' iPad and smartphone applications. SPH's Chinese flagship newspaper Lianhe Zaobao has also launched its digital platforms which include a web application, as well as online and PDF versions.

Broadcasting

SPH has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8 and U, and a 40 per cent stake in MediaCorp Press Limited, which publishes the free newspaper, Today. In the radio business, SPH has an 80 per cent stake in SPH UnionWorks Pte Ltd, which operates entertainment stations UFM 100.3 in Mandarin, as well as Kiss 92 and HOT FM91.3 in English.

Events and Out-of-Home Advertising

SPH’s events subsidiary Sphere Exhibits organises innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions. In addition, SPH has ventured into out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its wholly-owned subsidiary, SPH MediaBoxOffice Pte Ltd, Singapore’s leading Digital Out-of-Home advertising company.

Properties

SPH owns and manages Paragon, the prime retail and office complex in the heart of Orchard Road, Singapore's main shopping belt. Its second retail development, The Clementi Mall, started business operations in 2011. SPH's wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, has also developed a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road. SPH‘s latest retail development project, The Seletar Mall, is slated for completion by end 2014.


For more information, please visit 
www.sph.com.sg