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Our Publications

New Mexico Event & Wedding Planner Magazine

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 New Mexico Event & Wedding Planner Magazine is a resource planner to assist you with planning weddings or events while incorporating New Mexican traditions and cultures.  

Southwest Foodie Magazine

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Southwest Foodie Magazine is all about food and for those local foodies who love foods of the southwest.

ABQ Baby Magazine

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  ABQ Baby is for expecting mothers, new mothers, babies and toddlers.

ABQ Bride Magazine

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ABQ Bride is Albuquerque’s premier resource in a “101 Style” format providing inspiration, local wedding experts, tools and culture for ABQ Brides planning the big wedding day.

Our Authors

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Joy Baca Gutierrez has been a Publisher and Published Writer since 2007. Her creative works have been in magazines, marketing materials, websites, blogs and social media. Joy also is a Published Songwriter under BMI Publishing since 1998.  


Learn more about Joy by visiting www.joybacagutierrez.com

Our Events

New Mexico Bridal Showcase

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  A fun and interactive Bridal Show incorporating a Bridal Party Scavenger Hunt, an Elegant Fashion Show and our own custom game, Daisy Dollars!

Smarter Brides

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An event helping Brides-to-be plan the wedding with a Q & A panel discussion directly with local wedding professionals. 

New Mexico Bridal Showcase & Grooms Golf

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The New Mexico Bridal Showcase & Grooms Golf is for both Brides and Grooms! Grooms will tee off early in the morning to enjoy a 9-hole game of golf for a chance to win some great prizes. Brides-to-be will join us after the golf game for an elegant fashion show, wedding planning and prizes for the big wedding day! 

Baby Bonanza

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Baby Bonanza is a fun afternoon event for Expecting Mothers, Babies and Toddlers. 

New Mexico’s Finest Awards

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 A public choice vote award for local wedding and event planning professionals who have gone above and beyond the call of duty when planning weddings and events. 

The Connection Conference

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This one-day conference includes educational seminars and networking for wedding, event and hospitality professionals. The seminars presented included the ABC’s of Closing a Sale, Unlocking Stellar Customer Service, Making the most of Social Media, Marketing your Business, Necessary Elements for Trade Show Booths, Branding and Networking and Retail Success. 

Super Bride Sunday

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Super Bride Sunday is an early afternoon bridal show, providing Brides (and Grooms) with a fun opportunity to see the latest bridal fashions and learn more about wedding products and services for planning your wedding before the big game! 

VIP Bridal Experience

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The VIP Bridal Experience, is an evening of unveiling the industry’s newest wedding products and services! Brides and Grooms-to-be will walk the red carpet and be welcomed with a photograph,  champagne and delicious hors d'oeuvres all while visiting with local wedding professionals. The evening will conclude with VIP Prizes and a New York Style Bridal Fashion Show. 

Bridal Market

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The Bridal Market is a fall bridal show providing a wedding planning and shopping experience for local Brides.

ABQ Bride Awards

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A public choice vote in multiple categories, awarding local Wedding Professionals who have gone above and beyond for local Brides. The ABQ Bride Awards also incorporates peer awards, where fellow wedding professionals could nominate their peers in four different categories. 

Our Games, Activities & Features

Scavenger Hunts

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Our first custom-created game for Bridal Shows was our Bridal Party Scavenger Hunt. Brides-to-be along with their Bridal Party will look for a list of items provided on an entry form. Once all have been found, the entry form is entered into a drawing for a chance to win a prize for the big wedding day! 

A Mom-to- Be Scavenger Hunt was also custom-created for the Baby Bonanza event with the same design but presented a baby theme. 

Daisy Dollars / Q-Cash

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A second game we custom-created is our Daisy Dollars Game for Bridal Shows. Brides are provided a starting amount of Daisy Dollars at the start of the show, the only way they can earn more dollars is by visiting the vendors. At the end of the Bridal Show, Brides will use the Daisy Dollars collected to bid on prizes by live auction. 

 Q-Cash is the exact same game as Daisy Dollars but was custom-created for ABQ Bride Magazine's brand. Daisy Dollars was originally created for New Mexico Event & Wedding Planner Magazine's brand.  

Love Quotes Game

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Another game we custom-created for Bridal Shows is the Love Quotes Game. Brides-to-be will match a movie quote about love with a list of movies provided on an entry form. Brides with correct answers will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a prize for the big day!

Features

Some of our editorial "features" we have custom-created include:


  • Bridal Cover Contest- Featuring local Brides.
  • Baby Cover Contest- Featuring local newborn babies.
  • Engagement Features- Featuring recently engaged local couples.
  • Real Brides, Real Stories- Featuring local Brides and their story from engagement to the big wedding day!
  • Restaurant Recommendations- Featuring local restaurants that would be the perfect location for weddings or events.  

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Capri Media

5551 Midway Park Place Northeast, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109, United States

505.345.3663

Hours

Monday - Friday: 9am - 4pm

Mountain Standard Time