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A Major Bridal Show and Premier Hotel Make Planning East Lansing Weddings a Piece of Cake

At the East Lansing Marriott at University Place, Couples Get a Head Start on Happily Ever After

EAST LANSING, MI -- (Marketwired) -- 03/31/14 -- There are, as any couple knows, enough challenges in married life. Planning a wedding shouldn't be one of them. That's why the East Lansing Marriott at University Place has gone a step further than just offering 12,000 square feet of spectacular event space, sumptuous catering options and romantic photo opportunities. As a member of the Lansing Bridal Association, it's also participating in the organization's annual Bridal Show on September 14, 2014, from noon until 6 p.m., to show couples just how fun getting married can be.

Designed to introduce couples to the best resources available for planning weddings in Lansing, MI, the Bridal Show will feature vendors for everything from cakes, to churches, to photo booths couples may want to rent for the reception.

Of course, when it comes to selecting a venue for the wedding and/or reception, this property surpasses other Lansing hotels in nearly every respect. For starters, it's conveniently located just minutes away from popular area wedding venues, like the MSU Chapel and MSU's W. J. Beal Botanical Garden.

On property, the hotel ensures the success of its East Lansing events with two on-site, certified wedding planners as well as flexible event space that can accommodate up to 300 people as easily as smaller, more intimate celebrations.

As one of the premier event venues in Lansing, this hotel also offers extensive options for wedding menu packages. From rehearsal dinners to wedding brunches, formal sit-down dinners and culturally relevant ceremonies, the East Lansing Marriott at University Place can make any couple's wedding dreams come true. And it can even take care of the details that so often fall by the wayside. Options for centerpieces, tablecloths and skirting create a customized effect, while every wedding package includes niceties like a champagne toast, cake-cutting services and custom lighting and colored up-lighting. Perhaps most auspiciously, the hotel also includes a spacious, parquet dance floor that invites the happy couple to dance into their new life together.

About the East Lansing Marriott at University Place
The East Lansing Marriott at University Place is a premier property near Michigan State University that offers 180 recently renovated guest rooms, 12 meeting rooms with 12,000 square feet of flexible space and an inviting on-site restaurant. Guests, whether visiting for business or pleasure, will appreciate the hotel's fully-equipped fitness center, indoor pool and sauna. And the guest rooms' gracious amenities, including high-speed Internet access, spacious work desks, plush bedding and upscale bathroom amenities, invite travelers to linger. Outside the property, guests will encounter plenty to do with museums, a zoo and gardens all nearby.

About Marriott Hotels
With 500 hotels and resorts in nearly 60 countries around the world, Marriott Hotels is evolving travel through every aspect of the guest's stay, enabling the next generation to Travel Brilliantly. Boldly transforming itself for mobile and global travelers who blend work and play, Marriott leads the industry with innovations, including the Greatroom, Future of Meetings and Mobile Guest Services that elevates style & design and technology. All Marriott hotels participate in the award winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For more information, visit www.MarriottHotels.com.

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East Lansing Marriott at University Place
300 M.A.C. Avenue
East Lansing, Michigan 48823

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