Penang International Wedding Expo better known as PIWE is the first wedding expo launched to boost and promote wedding tourism in Penang as well as its flourishing bridal products and service industry.
PIWE is the first large scale expo held in the northern region offering quality products and unique services catering to the demands of the many soon-to-be brides and grooms. PIWE serves as the perfect stage to showcase Penang’s unique wedding culture and its many products and services.
View our exhibitors
One can't miss the stylish heritage and colonial buildings located along Beach Street, George Town. Couples can choose to have a chic or casual wedding shoot against the rustic backdrop of Penang's city. Photo Credit: Anovia Bridal
The Habitat Penang Hill is now making waves as an ideal spot for pre-wedding photography. Couples will surely able to get impressive shots with their Canopy and Tree Top Walk attractions.
Local Penangites who are tying the knot will know that Chew Jetty is a must-go-to location for a perfect wedding photography shoot. From the jetty, you can also get a view of the ferry harbour and Penang Bridge that will showcase the island's famous landmarks.
A popular pre-wedding photography location in Bukit Mertajam, Frog Hill in Tasek Gelugor is an abandoned mining area filled with lakes and greenery for couples who are looking to add a little wanderlust touch into their wedding photography. Photo Credit: Anovia Bridal
Located at the tail-end of Island Teluk Bahang is a small fishing village with lush greeneries and beachside locations where soon-to-be newlyweds can venture out for pre-wedding photography. Places like Pantai Keracut and Teluk Bahang Dam are some of the popular sites chosen by bridal houses for its panoramic nature views.Photo Credit: Anovia Bridal
Contemporary weddings are a popular theme in Penang now. Modern in decor concept and ceremony nuptials, hosting a contemporary vow exchange in Penang is a wonderfully unique and interesting direction to take on your wedding day.Photo Credit: Anovia Bridal
Indian weddings are filled with festive decor meals, traditional music and dance. In Malaysia, a large number from the Indian community, carry out traditions for their pre-wedding ceremony, wedding day celebrations and post wedding rituals when celebrating their marriage. Photo Credit: Motion In Style Cinematography
A traditional Malay wedding is one of the most diverse, not to mention lavish and cultural in the world. There are six auspicious occasions that are included in the wedding ceremony. The ceremony of the couple's marriage with local traditions and specific Islamic marital practices is said to be fit for royalties.Photo Credit: Motion In Style Cinematography
Malaysian Chinese weddings incorporate both modern and traditional Chinese customs, which makes it a unique wedding theme in Penang. From choosing an auspicious date to wedding tea ceremony, a Chinese wedding theme is filled with many rituals and superstitions that couples will follow for a long and happy marriage. Photo Credit: Motion In Style Cinematography
The Peranakan wedding ceremony is largely based on traditions, and is one of the most unique and colourful wedding ceremonies in Penang. A 12-day affair which is usually carried out in the bride's house, where ceremonies such as Lap Chai (exchange of gifts) and Cheo Thau (coming of age) will be carried out. Photo Credit: Motion In Style Cinematography
Showcasing wedding dresses from different ethics group in Malaysia, Malay, Chinese, Indian as well as Western.
Learn about the trendiest wedding flower arrangements for year 2018. Choosing your flowers is one of the most exciting parts of wedding planning. But it's not as simple as picking your favorite flowers and requesting them in your wedding colors. This pocket talk session will help you get up to speed so you can talk flowers with your florist and get the look you're after.
Make your guests feel special! Make your own wedding gifts and personalise your wedding invitation cards. Come and learn the simple steps to making these at the Penang International Wedding Expo.
From designing a wedding dress worth RM380,000 French silk chiffon and French silk satin bridal gown, with 999 Rafflesia pearls sewn onto it for Amber Chia until being the official appointed dress designer for countless beauty pageants across the globe, let Keith Kee shares with you the tips of picking the right traditional wedding dress that captures the culture, suits the bride and with a modern twist.
Originating from the pearl of the orient â the island Penang, Keith Kee Couture (KKC) was founded by its namesake and couturier Keith Kee, back in 2001. From humble beginnings, KKC has come a long way before becoming an established and sought after name in the bridal and couture fashion industry of Malaysia. For PIWE 2018, Keith Kee will presents his collection of western wedding dresses, modernised cheong sam as well as night gowns
Alex Tan, a proud Penangite as well as an international awards winning photographer is a passionate individual who stumbled upon photography in year 2008 when he bought his first DSLR camera simply to turn the moments in his life into still images, preserving memorable moments of his life. Alex will share on why Penang, his beloved hometown, should be the top pick for pre-wedding photography.
Malaysian Chinese weddings incorporate both modern and traditional Chinese customs, which makes it very unique.Â However, over the years, such traditions seem to haveÂ lost its symbolisationÂ with people forgetting the reason why it existed. Today, most Chinese couples justÂ perform these traditions simply because they're traditions, without really knowing what or why they do it.Â Listen to the local Chinese bride chaperones shares about how, back in the olden days, all traditions and customs are meticulously practiced.
A walk through on Traditional Indian weddings, which are very rich with festive looks, colours, food, traditional music, dance, family rituals and many more. Most Indian weddings in Malaysia are conducted according to Hindu traditions. It is basically divided into three rituals â pre-wedding, actual wedding day, and post wedding rituals. Hindu weddings are rich in unique rituals and are filled with religious and cultural practices that are carried out with joy and enchantments.
So you and your other have decided to tie the know and now is the time to start planning for your Malay wedding! But where and how should you start? How should you plan for your wedding budget and which venue to book? We have the expert here who had planned and coordinate over hundreds of Malay Wedding share with you the tips to make wedding planning easy.
The wedding ceremony of the Peranakan is largely based on Chinese tradition, and is one of the most colourful wedding ceremonies in Malaysia and Singapore. Unlike the modern wedding ceremonies which last only for a day or two, the traditional Penang Peranakan wedding is a 30-day affair which is usually carried out in the bride's house, where ceremonies like the Lap Chai (exchange of gifts) and Cheo Thau (coming of age) are carried out.