This Couple is Allowing Brands to Sponsor Their Wedding — Would You?

August 26, 2014 by  
Filed under Wedding Planning Tips

How far would you go to save money on your wedding? One Florida-based couple is trying to raise $ 30,000 for their big day by pitching it as the ultimate out-of-the-box sponsorship opportunity for corporate brands.

sponsor our wedding2 This Couple is Allowing Brands to Sponsor Their Wedding — Would You?
Photo Credits: SponsorOurWedding.com

Courtney McKenzie tells Buzzfeed that she came up with the idea after she and her fiancé Jamil started researching wedding costs. “When we first got engaged we knew we didn’t want to have a big wedding. After we put it down on paper we knew we couldn’t afford it, either," she says.

Instead, the travel aficionados decided to elope in Thailand this upcoming December. They will get married in a traditional Thai garden ceremony, followed by a private reception dinner with dancers and fireworks. The enterprising bride used her career experience as an entrepreneur and digital media consultant to devise a marketing strategy around their 11-day itinerary.

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