Fashion, design and business: get inspired by our events

Discover all the contents of BBFW’s parallel activities of in collaboration with Save The Children, Elle International Network, prof. Jose Luis Nueno, Wedding Media International, Design Institute of Spain, IED (Instituto Europeo di Design) and Pronovias Group.

Elle International Bridal Awards 2020

The Elle International Network, in a partnership with BBFW, celebrate the talent and the excellence in the bridal industry through the fourth edition of the Elle International Bridal Awards. 12 categories, 124 nominees from around the world and 12 members of an international jury from 11 countries

Take Action: Together we can stop child marriage

BBFW is joining forces with Save the Children to mobilise the bridal sector and stop child marriage. Join this event to know how can you make a difference too. Together we can leave a huge legacy to thousands of girls and women worldwide.

Wedding Media International: conversations about the present and future of the bridal industry

Rosa Oliva, director of Wedding Media International, will be talking with: Vicky Luján, a journalist who specialises in weddings and bridal fashion in an exclusive link-up for BBFW Digital Experience, in which they comment on benefits of the show's digitalisation, as the definitive launch on the international stage.

Priscilla Llorens, a Spanish wedding planner, tells us about the contemporary scene in weddings and bridal fashion, the role of social media and magazines when it comes to deciding on the dream wedding gown.

Andrea Marchesi, Director of IED, Istituto Europeo di Design, analyses the importance of education and training in fashion design. IED centres in Spain, Italy and Brazil educate and train professionals ready for a world without borders.

Design Institute of Spain

Open discussion on the importance of design in the organisation and catering services in weddings.

  • Trends in the design and creation of restaurant and catering services, etc.
  • The fusion of design and gastronomy related to art and the unforgettable experience of a nuptial event.
  • The importance of the creative design profession for wedding planners and the target consumer.

Lara Bartalucci, Marketing & Comunication at DIOS

Xavier Moron, Chef. Founder of HIDDEN FACTORY BARCELONA
Juan Umbert, CEO of MAKEAT

2020 VBBFW Study: Bridal Fashion: Sustainable style, conscientious business

Prof. Jose Luis Nueno, lecturer in Marketing at IESE Business School, presents the main conclusions of the sectoral study commissioned by BBFW. The main objective of this study is to reflect on the current situation caused by the health emergency, with a special emphasis on the concepts of integration and sustainability of the bridal industry sector worldwide.

IED ¿Will you design me?

A conversation about design related with Wedding and Ceremony Dresses with IED students and experts. They will talk about what is the current situation in Barcelona and the new challenge of the industry and the role of creativity in a very special day.

Sustainability in the Bridal Fashion Industry

A conversation between Amandine Ohayon, CEO of Pronovias Group, and Julie Gilhart, President of Tomorrow Consulting, about sustainability in the bridal fashion industry.