There are several large national and international associations and trade groups, as well as small state or regional ones representing various aspects of the wedding industry. Associations often produces statistics, FAQs, news, professional development information, member directories, etc. all of which can be used to create a picture of the industry. The Internet is also filled with cites for brides planning their wedding. They can be used by those researching the industry particularly in researching trends.
While this is not a complete list of associations connected to the wedding industry, the following list provides a good starting place for your research.
This is not a complete list of bridal websites and is only provided as a courtesy for those wanting to start researching the trends. These links are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the Library of Congress of any of the products, services or opinions of the corporation or organization or individual.