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Embassy Suites Detroit-Livonia/Novi Offers Unbeatable Wedding Giveaway!

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the hotel, the Embassy Suites Detroit - Livonia/Novi hotel is giving away a FREE wedding, reception, honeymoon, and use of a 2010 Lincoln MKS to drive for the week!

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Weddings are amazing events, garnering memories that last a lifetime. We realize that wedding planning is an extensive and costly affair which is why the Embassy Suites Detroit - Livonia/Novi wants to help. 2010 marks the 20th anniversary of our hotel, and we think there is no better way to celebrate than by giving away a dream wedding valued up to $15,000! Our stunning five story tropical atrium has been reserved for your wedding ceremony followed by a reception in the Embassy Grand Ballroom on Sunday, September 5, 2010. The prize package includes a wedding and reception for 150 guests, music, a photographer, flowers, wedding cake, custom linens and chair covers, pearl jewelry, hair and make-up, and a 4 night honeymoon spent at two resorts here in Michigan with a 2010 Lincoln MKS to drive for the week!

On the day of your wedding, you want everything to be perfect: the cake, the flowers, and the first time your soon-to-be husband lays eyes on you in your wedding gown. Imagine an angelic descent in a glass elevator from the top floor of our luxurious hotel, and through our indoor garden to exchange heartfelt vows. Then, join 150 of your closest friends and family members to celebrate your new, life-long commitment with a brunch reception in our Embassy Ballroom. Now, with our 20th Anniversary Wedding Giveaway, one lucky couple will be able to enjoy their unforgettable day - for free!

How to Enter
Winning a free wedding has never been easier! All you need to do is supply us with a 2-3 minute video via a You-Tube link emailed to and await our reply! In the subject area of the e-mail, please enter the last name of both the bride and groom. Brides last name first. (example: Smith/Jones). You must also forward a copy of the Official Entry Form by e-mail to, by fax to 734.462.5873 or by mail to:Embassy Suites 20th Anniversary Wedding Giveaway, 19525 Victor Parkway, Livonia, Michigan 48152. All finalists will be invited to a special announcement party hosted at the Embassy Suites on Tuesday evening, July 13, 2010.
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Click here for the official entry form

How to Win
Each video will be judged on a points system in various categories. The categories are: compelling nature of your story (1-10 points), originality and creativity of your video (1-10 points), and how well you are able to uphold the sponsor's image (1-5 points).

Meet many of the companies who will make your dream wedding a reality and enhance your chance of winning! Every couple that visits the Embassy Suites 20th Anniversary Wedding Giveaway booth at the Livonia Expo on May 13, 2010, will automatically receive 5 bonus points towards their free wedding! The Livonia Business Expo will be held at the Burton Manor on Thursday, May 13, 2010 from 10am - noon and 1:30 to 7pm. The Burton Manor is located at 27777 School Craft Road, Livonia, Michigan. Admission to the Expo is FREE until 5pm.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who's eligible?
Great question! For all the details, refer to the Contest Rules under Item #1. The short version is: you must be a two person couple 21 or over, US citizens living in Southeastern Michigan, be willing/able to be married on September 5, 2010, be of good moral character and not related to any of the sponsors.

What if I want to have alcohol at our Reception?
Another great question! You may add any enhancements you'd like to the standard package and simply pay the difference.

What if I want something a little more extravagant than what is being offered by one of the partners?
You may make mutually agreed upon modifications to your package, but will be responsible for any additional charges that your changes create.

What if I don't have my video ready in time for the Livonia Expo, but I want to earn my bonus points?
You will still receive your 5 Bonus Points for simply showing up at the Livonia Expo and registering for the wedding promotion. You simply have to forward your video link to by 11:59pm on June 30, 2010.

What if I'm not able to do a YouTube video?
The contest rules require a video. If you can't do YouTube you can save your video to a DVD and either mail it or drop it off at the Embassy Suites Hotel Livonia.

Throughout the competition, we invite you to check back regularly as our list of entries grows. To view the video submissions and cast your vote for who you think should win this once in a lifetime opportunity, please click here.

Metropolitan Lincoln Mercury of Garden City

32000 Ford Road
Garden City, MI 48135
(800) 755-1720
Metropolitan Lincoln Mercury offers the most convenient car shopping and vehicle maintenance available anywhere. No matter where you live in the Metro Detroit area, get your vehicle from Metropolitan and the dealership's full service valet will pick up your car at your home or office anytime it needs service. Metropolitan also offers free loaners while your vehicle from Metropolitan is visiting the Service Department or Body Shop. For your convenience, the dealership is open on Saturdays for sales and service.

Conveniently located in Garden City, Metropolitan is proud to serve all of its surrounding communities with award winning vehicles such as the 2010 Lincoln MKS. With fixed glass panoramic vista roof and voice-activated SYNC technology, the Lincoln MKS enables you to make calls and select music without lifting a finger. Heated and cooled front seats with driver's memory, heated rear seats, dual-zone electronic climate control, AWD or FWD options and a personal safety system with front and side airbags, make it easy to see why this car was named "Top Safety Pick" by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in 2009!

Tour Michigan in style! Metropolitan Lincoln Mercury will be providing a 2010 Lincoln MKS loaner for one week.

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Mike Staff Productions

1934 Livernois Road
Troy, MI 48083
(248) 689-0777
Founded in 1986 by popular WRIF Detroit disc jockey Mike Staff, Mike Staff Productions is the only Detroit-area wedding DJ company with experience to provide you with a night of entertainment that will have you dancing happily ever after!
Mike Staff Productions award-winning DJs are committed to giving you the best wedding reception EVER!

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Steve Allen Studio

12152 Kinloch
Redford Twp, MI 48239
(313) 477-3709
Steve Allen Studio has been providing professional photography services for over 20 years. Steve prides himself on being the best at what he does. He surrounds himself with other dedicated professionals who will stop at nothing to make your wedding photography the absolute best.
Steve Allen Studio will be providing their ‘Bronze Package'. This package includes 200 color 4x6's and 60 black and white's in a preview book. Steve as well as another photographer will be there to capture your perfect day. A package total value of $1,500.

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Sorella's Bakery

31236 5 Mile Road
Livonia, MI 48154-3643
(734) 525-5544
‘Sorella', is Italian for sister. The unique combination of sisters Monica and Bertha will create a wedding cake special for your wedding. You will have the choice of one of three elegant designs of a three tiered wedding cake for your special day. You will be invited to choose from a wide variety of cake and filling flavors for a cake that is sure to be a highlight of your special day! 

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Happiness Is...The Little Flower Shop

39277 Grand River Avenue
Farmington Hills, MI 48335-1532
(248) 477-8931
Happiness is...The Little Flower Shop will provide you with the selection of three different styles of gorgeous bridal bouquets and centerpieces for your wedding and reception. This package includes a boutonniere for the groom. The Little Flower Shop will work with you to provide bright, beautiful flowers to make the day unforgettable.

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Blondie's Salon & Spa

37682 W. Six Mile Road
Inside Laurel Park Place Mall, Livonia, MI 48152
(734) 542-9751
Blondie's Salon is one of the top salons in the area! Expert hair stylists will style your hair on your wedding day giving you that look to remember. Styling services will also be provided for up to four bride's maids. It's that extra touch that will make a big difference on your big day!

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Bridal Beauty On Location Makup & Hair

328 South Harvey Street
Plymouth,, MI 48170
(734) 697-8529
Look truly gorgeous on your wedding day! Sylvia Farmer of Bridal Beauty on Location will meet you at the Embassy Suites Hotel on your wedding day and provide professional make-up services for you and up to four bride's maids. 

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Island House Hotel

P.O. Box 1410
Mackinac Island, MI 49757
(800) 626-6304
Enjoy two romantic nights at the Island House Hotel on Mackinac Island with its beautifully renovated guest rooms and breathtaking views of the marina and Mackinac harbor. For your honeymoon the Island House offers you the best of all possible worlds- past and present, and a timeless escape from everything that's ordinary. Enjoy two nights lodging; breakfast both days and dinner one evening in the renowned 1852 Grill. 

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14KT. Jewelers

37571 Five Mile Road
Livonia, Michigan
(734) 591-4150

Your wedding ensemble would not be complete with our pearl jewelry provided by 14KT Jewelers of Livonia. Select one of 3 exciting styles from the traditional pearl necklace and earrings, to a simple pearl drop necklace with matching earrings or a more modern set with freshwater pearls. Enjoy a one of a kind handcrafted masterpiece made on site by our master jewelers.

Affordable Elegance Chair Cover & Linens

1490 Premier Drive
Troy, MI 48084
(248) 822-9400

Add that WOW factor to your wedding reception with chair covers and table linens by Affordable Elegance. We are one of the most preferred and referred companies in the wedding industry. You will be able to select from 3 different styles of chair covers and table linens for your event. We mean it when we say, ‘let us cover the details!'.

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The Lighting Guy
1946 Lakesview Drive
Oxford, MI 48371
(248) 628-0394

We take our Theatrical background and turn it into a brides beautiful day! The Lighting Guy has a 25+ year background in Theatrical Lighting Design for everything from Broadway to Community Theatre, Auto Show to Cirque Du Soliel! Theatrical Lighting is all about evoking emotion and bringing the props and actors to life in light!
We approach weddings the same way. It isn't about ‘just getting hitched' for us, it is a production. Kimberly Reynolds, the owner and founder of The Lighting Guy is truly inspired to make this special day as lovely as it can be for you, the Bride! 

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Andiamo Novi
42705 Grand River Ave.
Novi, MI 48375
(248) 348-3838

Andiamo founded in 1990 by Detroit's first family of Italian dining invites you to enjoy your rehearsal dinner at Andiamo of Novi. Andiamo is well known for using the freshest ingredients to create exquisite meals served by a fine team of professionals, bringing you an unforegetable dining experience. Your rehearsal dinner for up to 25 people will be hosted in a private area with a special menu created just for you. Andiamo of Novi is also home to the Andiamo Lounge, Dirty Martini Lounge and the Andiamo Theater, making it one of the best hotspots in the area!

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Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa
12500 Crystal Mountain Drive
Thompsonville, Michigan 49683
(800) 968-7686

Set amidst forested hills, sparkling lakes and flowing rivers, for over 50 years, Crystal Mountain has been the kind of place where people have gathered for an unforgettable northern Michigan experience On top of the 36 holes of golf, the new water park and playground, and 45 downhill slopes, Crystal's amenities include over 40 km of cross-country ski trails, lodging for over 1,200 people, indoor and outdoor pools, a fitness center, a full service spa, a tennis court, mountain biking trails, two year-round restaurants plus several seasonal dining options. Crystal is also home to the Michigan Legacy Art Park-a collection of sculptures representative of Michigan's history and culture, set along a woodland trail.
Our newest addition, Crystal Spa, is a celebration of relaxation, renewal and the environment on a grand scale. This 18,500-square-foot oasis in the heart of Crystal Mountain honors the art and natural beauty of northern Michigan in a setting that awakens and inspires.
Enjoy a accommodations for two nights in a one bedroom suite, including Jacuzzi, welcome amenity and two $25 gift certificates to Crystal Spa. 

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Please check back frequently as our list of partner's grows!

For any questions, please contact:
Paul Francisco
Chief Operating Officer

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