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Couple Gets Advertisers to Pay For Wedding

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What do two people working in the marketing and advertising business do when they marry each other? They rent a baseball stadium, negotiate sponsorship deals with 1-800 Flowers, Spirits, Harlem's Grandma's Secrets, Wedding Plaza and Red Carpet, print 8,000 sponsor-branded wedding programs and hold a press conference to promote the whole thing. That's exactly what Long Island radio station sales manager Caroline Fischer and consultant Dave Karpen did for their upcoming wedding at the Brooklyn Cyclones stadium in front of 8,000 people. Now that's how to pay for a wedding!

Written by Steve Hall    Comments (4)     File: Events, Good, Sponsorship     Jun-14-06  
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Comments

Wow, how romantic. Nothing says true love like corporate sponsorship. What's next, Honeymoon Night, brought to you by Craftmatic Adjustable Beds?

Posted by: Bob on June 14, 2006 04:31 PM

Who cares about romance when its free! The romance can always come after the wedding !

Posted by: P on June 15, 2006 06:19 AM

that's really cool,:)

Posted by: s1mon on June 16, 2006 12:08 AM

As an old radio type I kind of like this one. Just think, they got TV, Print, an audience, their friends got to talk about it, the radio talk show guys talked about it every day for two months (or more,) they made money!! As long as you spell the name right!!

Posted by: Roy on June 16, 2006 12:10 PM

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