By @SimonCocking

Describe the company – the elevator pitch …

Plan My Wedding is Southern Africa’s first online wedding planning platform, allowing couples to plan their entire wedding here in Southern Africa, from anywhere in the world. Couples will be provided with smart diarized planning, practical guidance and inspiration, budgets, tools, checklists, their own personal dashboards and a wide selection of service providers to choose from. There is a 24 hour support chat line, reminders, appointment books, inspirations boards and a wedding website for couples to design their perfect day. Search engine filters allow the couples to search for the exact supplier/vendor they are looking for within the couples specific price range and location of their wedding..

How are you different?

First in Southern Africa, 24/7 online planner in your pocket

For Couples

Find everything from wedding planners to wedding suppliers, Inspiration, ideas and tips, formal wear, bridal gowns, florists, caterers, bands, wedding music, wedding locations and venues, limos and transportation, and much more as well as putting all the elements together while still maintaining a level of sanity and avoiding those “bridezilla” moments, all in one simple to use application!

For Suppliers

BE FOUND Our local search experience removes artificial location boundaries to ensure your business appears where the bride is searching.
DON’T JUST BE SEEN, BE REMEMBERED Drag and drop photos, highlight relevant information about your business, add deals and videos – make a lasting impression.
SPEAK YOUR CLIENTS LANGUAGE Our custom profiles are designed to ensure your message isn’t lost in translation. Every profile is carefully crafted to help you better resonate with your target

Why will the company / product do well?

The wedding industry alone is a 3 billion dollar industry in southern Africa and we now have 2 sharks on board

Where are you based?

Cape Town

When was the company launched?

September 2016 – Company started March 2014

What have been your biggest wins to date?

Securing two Sharks in The Shark Tank

What type of people (market segment) are you trying to attract to your product?

Wedding Suppliers in Southern Africa, Brides and couples getting married in Southern Africa

Tell us about your team?

Wealth dynamic dynamite duo of a creator and a supporter! The perfect team

What are you long term plans for your product / company?

Lots to come! J

How do people get in touch with you?

[email protected] | | @planmyweddingsa on social media

If you would like to have your company featured in the Irish Tech News Business Showcase, get in contact with us at [email protected] or on Twitter: @SimonCocking

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