Themes & Motifs Online / August 03, 2015

Marriott Grand Ballroom Launch

Marry Me at Marriott Bridal show launches the Philippines’ largest ballroom

Marriott Manila unveils the newest and grandest wedding destination in Manila, The Marriott Grand Ballroom with its signature bridal show, Marry Me at Marriott, featuring best of the best bridal creations of 6 top notch Filipino designers - Randy Ortiz, Rhett Eala, Jun Escario, JC Buendia , Rajo Laurel and Frederick Peralta. More than a thousand guests from celebrities, soon to wed couples, industry partners, media and sought after weddings suppliers gathered together for a show that hasn’t been seen before in the wedding fashion scene, where world class talent meets world class venue.

The largest ballroom in the Philippines was transformed into a secret garden. Transporting the audience to a world of dreamy romance through a showcase of 60 pieces of designer bridal gowns and suits complemented with amazing entertainment that highlights the latest innovation and features of the Grand Ballroom. Wonderful journey to ever after began when guests were directed to one section of the ballroom for pre-show cocktails. The venue was a doorway to a secret garden adorned with rich floral and fauna decorative pieces and magical gazeebo (designed by Gideon Hermosa), ever after officially started when the SkyFold partition ascended to reveal a dramatic garden runway in full bloom with pastel flowers and lush greens, occupying the remaining three sections of the ballroom.

Models graced the 300 feet runway with astounding bridal collections. Frederick Peralta certainly tickled every ones fantasy with his whimsical creations; Rajo Laurel’s timeless royalty exuded bridal elegance; A perfect balance of modern and romance can only be pulled off by Rhett Eala; Classics with a twist was the statement made by JC Buendia; While Randy Ortiz delivered sophistication in every detail and of course exquisite couture pieces by Jun Escario. Each designer brought their muse to breathe life to their creation Alex Gonzaga, Jessica Kienle, Rima Ostwani, Angel Jacob, Rissa Mananquil – Trillo, Tiffany Janson and Catriona Gray. In between collection were stellar performances including sensual interpretative dance from Resorts World Manila, a romantic ballet from Philippine Ballet Theater, and a sentimental wedding time capsule capturing thoughts of a bride on her special day.

The Marry Me at Marriott bridal show was the last of the five consecutive spectacles to launch the Marriott Grand Ballroom and showcase its limitless possibilities. It may be the last but definitely far from being the least. General Manager Bruce Winton added “This show is just the first of the many creative events that can happen here and creativity is the only thing that stops them on how to maximize 8,000 sqm of space.”

The Marriott Grand Ballroom is poised to be the country’s most prestigious address for social events, offering a total of 8,000 sqm lavish space, housing the Philippines’ largest ballroom that can accommodate 2,500 guests for banquet and 4,000 for cocktails. In addition are 28 versatile venues to choose from. Imagine a space specially designed for weddings that showcase opulent space, incomparable state of the art technology, glamourous photo venue, elegant bridal suites with private gardens, versatile ceremonial halls, top it off with impeccable service. The Marriott Grand Ballroom is a dream wedding venue to every bride.

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