Wed Society®, the leading wedding media brand committed to elevating local wedding vendors, has officially launched its highly anticipated franchise program, marking a significant milestone in its expansion efforts. The company, headquartered in Oklahoma City, OK, has positioned itself as the nucleus of the wedding community, offering a unique platform that not only highlights the most inspirational local weddings but also facilitates connections between wedding vendors and couples in the planning stages of their big day.
Ashley Bowen Murphy, co-founder of Wed Society®, emphasized the immense potential in the wedding sector, citing a staggering 2.4 million weddings in the United States over the past year. The vibrant marketplace comprises approximately 400,000 wedding-related businesses eager to capitalize on the Wed Society® membership-based marketing platform to engage with couples on a local level.
The Wed Society® franchise model is designed to be home-based, with an initial investment of less than $130,000. Notably, existing markets achieved an impressive average revenue exceeding $635,000 in 2022, according to data from the Wed Society Franchise Disclosure Document. New franchise owners will benefit from a comprehensive training program and continuous support to ensure their success.
Boasting over 1.5 million online views and an influential social media following of 300,000+, Wed Society® stands out as the most trusted resource in the markets it serves. Kami Huddleston, co-founder of Wed Society®, expressed enthusiasm about the franchise offering, stating, “Our unique media platform has already made a significant impact in the wedding industry, and with our franchise program, we aim to expand into more than 100 additional markets.”
One of the key advantages for Wed Society® franchise owners is the flexibility to curate and share inspirational content tailored to the specific preferences and trends of their local community. Additionally, franchisees can host member-exclusive events, fostering a sense of community and forging meaningful connections within the local wedding industry.
To support its national expansion, Wed Society® has strengthened its leadership team with the addition of industry veteran David Lewis as Chief Growth Officer. Lewis brings valuable experience to the team, contributing to the growth of a talented group of nearly 40 media and franchise professionals.
Looking ahead, Wed Society® is poised to launch seven new franchise markets in 2024, inviting ambitious individuals to explore this exciting opportunity by visiting franchise.wedsociety.com.
About Wed Society®:
Established in 2007, Wed Society® stands as the premier wedding media franchise dedicated to promoting local wedding vendors. Through showcasing inspirational local weddings, facilitating connections between engaged couples and vendors, and hosting exclusive member events, Wed Society® has solidified its position as the heartbeat of the wedding community.
What makes Wed Society® truly unique is its emphasis on community building. The platform not only serves as a showcase for weddings but also as a gathering place for industry professionals. Franchise owners have the flexibility to tailor content to the specific preferences and trends of their local community, creating a sense of connection and community spirit. Additionally, the hosting of member-exclusive events adds a personal touch, fostering relationships within the local wedding industry.
As Wed Society® embarks on its national expansion, the addition of industry veteran David Lewis as Chief Growth Officer underscores the company’s commitment to strategic leadership and sustainable growth. With a team of nearly 40 talented media and franchise professionals, Wed Society® is well-positioned to continue making a significant impact in the wedding industry.
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