Bay Club: Preferred Vendor

Your wedding calls for a special celebration, and there’s no better place to toast to forever than at the Bay Club. With locations in the Bay Area’s most beautiful destinations, you can wow your friends and family in beautiful spaces...

R&R Event Rentals: Preferred Vendor

A Bit About Raman & Raveen While planning their own wedding, the happy couple Raman and Raveen were amazed at how much was spent on just the basics. They wanted to provide a service at the most reasonable price. Their...

Square is the New Black: 3 Tips for Optimizing Instagram

For centuries, principles of aesthetics have taught us about the Golden Mean, the perfect ratio of 1.6 dimension ration, which is pleasing to the eye and reflects the harmonies of nature (ie, the Fibonacci sequence, the natural logarithmic progression). From...

Namrita Chettiar

A graduate of Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in San Francisco, Namrita’s global design sensibility, a culturally rich inheritance & a strong design background led to the birth of “Namrita Chettiar” Label. A line of timeless Wedding & Special...

Indian Weddings on CBS News

Guess who was featured on television? Our good friends from Team Marriott! You can see Apoorva Gandhi, VP for Multicultural Affairs at Marriott International, providing expert guidance in this story which aired on the CBS Evening News. The piece was...

Square is the New Black: 3 Tips for Optimizing Instagram

For centuries, principles of aesthetics have taught us about the Golden Mean, the perfect ratio of 1.6 dimension ration, which is...

by - July 31, 2015

Indian Weddings on CBS News

Guess who was featured on television? Our good friends from Team Marriott! You can see Apoorva Gandhi, VP for Multicultural Affairs...

by - July 16, 2015

New Issue: Spring Summer 2015 is Here

The Indian Weddings Magazine Spring Summer 2015 issue (#9) is our destination special! Celebrate the season’s extravaganza! Bonus: This issue features...

by - April 30, 2015

Trendsetters 2015: Our Award Recipients

This year at our annual Indian Weddings Trends 2015 event, we presented our first ever 2015 Indian Weddings Trendsetter Awards. The...

by - February 10, 2015

She Said Yes: Sonia and Sean

Sonia and Sean’s story as told on their website: They came into each other’s lives serendipitously Their sparks were hard to...

by - July 16, 2015

She Said Yes: Kunjan and Hemal

Kunjan Said Yes by Hemal Patel We met at that hotel almost exactly a year before, and on the exact spot...

by - July 15, 2015

She Said Yes! Nisha and Akash

A chance encounter at a networking event leads to long distance love, and one memorable dancing-fueled proposal! Nisha, Bride-To-Be: In June...

by - December 27, 2014

She Said Yes! Sheba and Harshil

L’amour from California all the way to the Eiffel Tower. Read all about Harshil’s romantic proposal! Bride-to-be Sheba: It’s a high...

by - December 16, 2014

IWM Real Wedding: Rikhia and Harpreet

Rikhia Dasgupta & Harpreet Singh by Rikhia Dasgupta The day I met Harpreet I knew he was the one. I knew...

by - July 14, 2015

IWM Real Wedding: Sarah and Sean

Dads, Daughters and Weddings: By Chef Ranjan Dey When your daughter is getting married, there is a mix of emotions that...

by - April 8, 2015

IWM Real Wedding: Karishma and Brandon

What a beautiful Los Angeles area wedding featuring the glamorous couple: Karishma and Brandon. With vibrant performances, gorgeous henna designs, and...

by - April 8, 2015

IWM Real Wedding: Maneesha and Arpit

Maneesha and Arpit’s wedding paid homage to the couple’s heritage without compromising elegance and fun! Eleven days of singing, dancing and...

by - April 7, 2015

Alameda County Fairgrounds

Finding the right location to host a large wedding event in the Bay Area can be a challenge, and Alameda County...

by - May 4, 2015

Destination: JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa

It is not hard to figure out why the Cancun, the Yucatan Peninsula, and the Mayan Riviera have been a destination...

by - February 25, 2015

JW Marriott Cancun Indian Weddings

Guest Blogger Seema Jain Director, Multicultural Markets and Alliances Marriott International, Inc We want to welcome one of our newest partners,...

by - June 2, 2014

Remarkable Rotunda: Fairmont San Jose

The Fairmont San Jose hosted a stunning soiree for couples and wedding professionals at their new facility, The Rotunda, in the...

by - May 18, 2014

S is for Sindoor

The famous red dot is made from sindoor, also known as vermillion, for its vibrant red color. It is used in...

by - February 3, 2014

J is for Jai Mala

Jai Mala, the necklace of flowers, is the garland the bride and groom put onto each at the marriage ceremony. Some...

by - January 24, 2014

B is for Baraat

The baraat is the groom’s procession or parade. Symbolically, the baraat represents the journey the groom and his family make to...

by - November 5, 2013

A is for Agni

Agni (fire) the force of energy, purity, and light, is the central focus around which a Hindu wedding ceremony revolves. The...

by - October 27, 2013

IWM500: Seema Jain

Seema Jain is the Director of Multicultural Affairs at Marriott International. In this capacity, she works with Marriott venues around the...

by - February 13, 2015

IWM500: Cynarah Alcantara

Co-Founder and Creative Director of Revel Creative, Cynarah Ellawala, is a marketing professional with 15 years of experience working among the...

by - December 17, 2014

IWM500: Chef Ranjan Dey

Chef Ranjan Dey New Delhi Restaurant San Francisco, California   From his New Delhi restaurant located in the heart of San...

by - December 17, 2014