How to Build a Vendor Referral List

Wedding Vendors - 7/4/2022

In the wedding industry, you will come across many different types of businesses all trying to make somebody's special day come true! It is essential to network and builds relationships so your business can grow and you can help other's businesses grow as well by being each other's referrals.

4 Things You Can Do to Build Your Network for Referrals:

1. Follow-Up Emails: If you have recently worked at a wedding with other vendors and you built a business connection with them, connect on social media and send a follow-up email. The follow-up email should outline your business and the services you provide and discuss how you both provide services within the same industry. Also, how would you love to add them to your professional network so you could potentially be great referral partners.

2. Networking Events: A great way to expand your professional network is to attend a networking event for the wedding industry and connect with other local wedding and event vendors.

3. Collaborate: If you have another wedding vendor who you have recently worked with at a wedding or event, take advantage and take pictures and tag them in your post. This is a great way to get exposure and get potential new clients.

4. Attend Trade Shows: Trade shows are a great opportunity to network, get ideas, and meet potential new clients. Through trade shows, you can make connections with potential clients and meet other vendors in the industry and build great connections.

OkBride hosts a bridals show every year, take advantage and find out exhibitor information here: