The Westin Surabaya Presents the Biggest Wedding Exhibition in East Java Wrapped in Art and Technology


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Held in the biggest ballroom in East Java, The Westin Surabaya wedding exhibition will embrace “Genesis” or the beginning of life as a theme. For visitors’ unforgettable experiences, The Westin Surabaya collaborates with more than 150 well-known wedding vendors in Indonesia.

SURABAYA, Indonesia, April 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Following last year’s success, The Westin Surabaya is bringing back East Java’s most prominent wedding exhibition. Located in the heart of Surabaya, the five-star hotel’s wedding exhibition combines art and technology and welcomes visitors with a multi-sensory experience in an imaginary forest. Named “Genesis: Illuminated Forest” the exhibition was held for three days from 7 to 9 April 2023 at The Westin Grand Ballroom & Convention Center.

The Westin Surabaya held East Java's biggest wedding fair, Westin Wedding Fair 2023, and presenting the first-ever launched "AGLAEA" 2023 Bridal Fashion Show by Hian Tjen.
The Westin Surabaya held East Java’s biggest wedding fair, Westin Wedding Fair 2023, and presenting the first-ever launched “AGLAEA” 2023 Bridal Fashion Show by Hian Tjen.

This exhibition showcased a spectacular fashion show featuring the work of a well-known young designer, Hian Tjen. On this occasion, visitors can witness for the first time the latest stunning wedding dress from Hian Tjen, namely the elegant and charming Aglaea Collection. Visitors also had the chance to win the Kerv Wedding Ring from the Ahvagry Collection, a special collaboration with Adelle Jewellery X Hian Tjen. This exhibition is perfect for couples busy preparing for their special day because they can enjoy various promotions from hundreds of the best wedding vendors in Indonesia.

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Genesis, The Beginning of Life
The Westin Surabaya is collaborating with Nuansa Concept to bring to life the theme “Genesis: Illuminated Forest” and captivate visitors into an imaginary story about the beginning of life. The theme of Genesis, which means the origin of life, represents a wedding as the beginning of married life. A series of art installations combined with the latest technology are ready to awaken the visitors’ five senses of visitors and take them into a fictional forest. The Genesis Forest experience welcomed visitors before meeting with hundreds of vendors ready to provide various exclusive offers.

“This year marks the second year of The Westin Wedding Fair, and we are thrilled to offer visitors a truly unique experience. We understand that a wedding is a momentous occasion that couples will cherish forever. With the theme Genesis: Illuminated Forest that fuses art and technology, we invite visitors to discover the splendor of a wedding and embrace their future with their beloved partner,” said Tessa Zelyana, Complex Marketing Manager. The Westin Surabaya and Four Points by Sheraton Surabaya, Pakuwon Indah.

Bridal Luxury from Famous Designer Collections in Indonesia
On the exhibition’s opening day, visitors could witness a bridal fashion show from one of Indonesia’s best fashion and bridal designers, Hian Tjen. At the Westin Wedding Fair 2023, Hian Tjen debuted his latest bridal collection titled “Aglaea,” which displays 27 wedding dresses featuring a classic and timeless bridal fashion concept. With experience in the fashion industry since 2003, Hian Tjen’s elegant and feminine designs always capture the public’s attention and receive widespread praise. Famous celebrities in Indonesia, such as Chelsea Olivia, Maudy Ayunda, Eva Celia, and many more, have worn the spectacular bridal gowns by Hian Tjen.

Visitors could participate in exciting talk shows discussing wedding and household preparations in the following days, which will be broadcasted on The Westin Surabaya’s YouTube channel. Furthermore, visitors could enter a door prize and win the grand prize of a luxury wedding ring worth IDR 21 million. On the exhibition’s final day, the winner of the Kerv Wedding Ring from the Ahvagary Collection, a collaboration between Adelle Jewellery and Hian Tjen, was announced through a lucky draw. The Ahvagary Collection consists of four creations: Innity Wedding Ring, Kerv Wedding Ring, Epard Wedding Ring, and Ampersand Diamond Pendant. The elegant and beautiful luxury jewelry collection was displayed throughout the exhibition, ready to captivate visitors.

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Dreaming of having a luxurious wedding party in a grand ballroom in the heart of Jakarta with unique catering options, or an intimate beach wedding with gentle waves and stunning sunset views in Bali, you are forever beginning with Marriott Bonvoy. Make your wedding dreams come true with Marriott Bonvoy, the world’s largest royalty program. Visitors of The Westin Wedding Fair 2023 can enjoy various promotional activities and attractive offers from several participating resorts and hotels such as The Westin Surabaya, The Ritz-Carlton Mega Kuningan Jakarta, JW Marriott Jakarta, The Westin Nusa Dua Bali Resort & Spa, Renaissance Bali Uluwatu Resort & Spa, Yogyakarta Marriott Hotel, Sheraton Grand Gandaria City Jakarta, Sheraton Surabaya Hotel, and Four Points Surabaya.

By becoming a Marriott Bonvoy member, visitors can collect points redeemed in all Marriott hotels worldwide for free night-stays, upgrades, discounts, and more. Loyal members also receive various attractive voucher prizes.

The Biggest Wedding Exhibition in East Java
“Genesis: Illuminated Forest” is open to all and free of charge. Top vendors from Jakarta, Bali, and Surabaya are participating in the exhibition. These vendors offer various services such as decoration, jewelry, documentation, entertainment, fashion, souvenirs, hotel, and tour packages. Well-known brands highlighting their products and services include Marriott Hotels Indonesia, AMAN Group, The Apurva Kempinski Bali, Sofitel Bali, Six Senses Uluwatu, AYANA Hospitality, Hian Tjen Bride, Steve Decor, Adelle Jewellery, and many others.

“On this special occasion, we would also like to introduce The Westin Grand Ballroom & Convention Center as the largest MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions) center in East Java, which can accommodate various creative ideas without limits for various exhibitions themes and special events,” continued Tessa.

Last year, The Westin Surabaya successfully held a wedding exhibition with one hundred vendors and received more than two thousand visitors daily. This year, The Westin Surabaya, connected to the largest shopping center in East Java, Pakuwon Mall, is again holding an even more magnificent exhibition. Follow @westinsurabaya Instagram for the latest updates on various activities, offers, and information.

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Complex Marketing Communications Manager 
The Westin Surabaya and Four Points by Sheraton Surabaya, Pakuwon Indah 
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