Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Winner of the 2010 WeddingWire Bride's Choice Award

Local Wedding Retailer Receives National Bride’s Choice Award

Chester, VA – January 20, 2010 - WeddingWire, the nation’s leading wedding technology company, just announced The Cordial Cricket has been selected to receive the 2010 Bride’s Choice Awards™ for invitation services.

The annual Bride’s Choice Awards™ recognizes and celebrates excellence in quality and service within the wedding industry, as determined by recent reviews and extensive surveys from over 500,000 newlyweds.

The Cordial Cricket is among the top five percent of all vendors in the WeddingWire community, which includes over 100,000 wedding professionals across the US and Canada. Awards were given to winners across 19 different service categories, from wedding venues to wedding photographers.

“We are excited to recognize and honor the success of the top wedding professionals within the WeddingWire Community” said Timothy Chi, WeddingWire’s Chief Executive Officer. “The annual Bride’s Choice Awards™ program has given us the unique opportunity to highlight the best wedding professionals in each region as reviewed by brides and grooms who have utilized their services in the past year.”

We are happy to announce that The Cordial Cricket is among the very best wedding invitation retailers within the WeddingWire Network, which includes WeddingWire and Martha Stewart Weddings. “We would like to thank our past newlyweds for nominating us for the 2010 Bride’s Choice Awards™”, stated The Cordial Cricket’s owner, Elizabeth Howard. “It has been our pleasure to help brides from all over the Richmond and Central Virginia area with their wedding stationery needs since 2005.”

The Cordial Cricket will celebrate its fifth year in business in February of this year. This award is one of many accolades that owner Elizabeth Howard is very proud of. “We repeatedly hear from brides that the level of service and expertise we provide is second-to-none, which is evident in the reviews we have received on WeddingWire.” said Howard. With economic times changing dramatically, Howard says that brides are more budget conscious now than ever before. The Cordial Cricket ranks service, etiquette and a bride’s budget among their top priorities when working with brides to select wedding stationery. “We take bride’s budgets very seriously and don’t cut corners with service or advice, regardless of a bride’s budget.” said Howard. “We feel that it is our job to help them find an invitation and accessories they absolutely love, and stay within or even under their budget.”

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About WeddingWire, Inc.

WeddingWire is the only online wedding planning resource designed to empower both engaged couples and wedding vendors. WeddingWire enables engaged couples to search, compare and book over 100,000 reviewed wedding vendors nationwide. WeddingWire also offers an online community and a suite of cutting-edge planning tools, including wedding websites and wedding checklists, all at no charge. In addition, WeddingWire has partnered with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO)

About The Cordial Cricket

In business since 2005, The Cordial Cricket is the premier invitation and gift boutique in Central Virginia. Their mission is to provide the most stylish selection of custom invitations, stationery and gifts for both adults and kids. They are located in Festival Park in the Village of Chester, Virginia at 3524 Festival Park Plaza, Chester, Virginia 23831 and may be found online at or you may read their blog at

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Elizabeth Howard

1 comment:

Sara said...

Yay Cricket!