About Marc McIntosh

Producer of the Wedding Experience

President of the National Association of Consumer Shows

Founder and Director of Wedding Show Pros

Founder and Editor of Wedding Pro News


About Marc McIntosh

Marc McIntosh produces the Wedding Experience in Washington DC, Baltimore MD and RIchmond VA. This company was founded in 1995 and currently produces nine shows each year.

In 2018, the We Speak Wedding Marketing video series was launched.  This series contains marketing and sales training for wedding professionals.

In 2018, Marc coordinated the launch of a nationwide $25,000 Big Wedding Giveaway that will be used to generate interest and drive attendance to the events produced by Wedding Show Pros members.

In 2017, Wedding Pro News was launched. This website brings together all wedding industry news in one convenient place.

In 2017, the We Speak Weddings video series was launched. This series speaks to the millennial audience and describes the benefits of attending wedding shows.

In 2016, Marc founded Wedding Show Pros, a collective of the top show producers.

In 2016, Marc was elected president of the National Association of Consumer Shows, the trade association for the Consumer Show industry.

In 2010, Marc partnered in the launch of the Houston Wedding Showcase. He sold his interest in this show in 2017.

In 1997, Marc joined Bridal Show Producers International.  During his many years of membership, he served on the board of directors as well as a two-year term as president.  In 2003, he was awarded the BSPI Director’s Cup, the industry’s highest honor. In 2014, Marc was awarded the BSPI Star Award for innovation in the industry.


Speaking Engagements

Marc is a nationally recognized speaker, writer, coach, marketing expert, and industry thought leader. He has shared his knowledge with thousands of wedding professionals worldwide, most recently as a speaker at the Wedding MBA Convention in Las Vegas and WeddingWire World in Washington, DC.  

Wedding MBA Podcast, February 2018

Planner in Training Podcast, November 2017

Wedding MBA Podcast, May 2016

WeddingWire World 2016



Press Links

Selling Exhibit Space With a Money Back Guarantee

Challenging Bridal Brand Bias

A Roadmap to Inclusive Language for Wedding Show Producers

Top 10 Business Tips from the Wedding Experience Seminar

Featured in Wedding Planning and Management: Consultancy for Diverse Clients

Washington Post article A wedding expo turns out to be the perfect place to talk about marriage

90% of All Wedding Marketing Sucks

Interview in Brides & Weddings magazine

IAEE Consumer Event Resources

Get More Brides – Do These Three Things Today

WeddingWire Guide to Running Your Wedding Business