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Hello & Welcome!

Northern Nevada Bridal Association is committed to offering exceptional quality of service to our wedding couples. We promise to respond promptly to your emails and questions. We will maintain honestly in all transactions; we will arrive on time in professional attire for your wedding day. We will deliver what we promise when we promise. As a community of wedding professionals, we adhere to a strict Code of Ethics, and we strive to guarantee your 100% satisfaction.

Northern Nevada Bridal Association

P.O. Box 20693

Carson City, NV 89721


Tel: 775 882-2222


To learn more about our association and special events, please contact us:

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Your NNBA Board of Directors 
Leadership   -   Integrity   -   Respected   


Larry Williams

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With 32 years of full-time experience, Williams is a respected local and national leader of the highest caliber. He has served on the national board of WEDGuild and the American Disc Jockey Association. He has authored three books for the wedding industry on business management and ethical standards. He is a keynote speaker, member of the National Speakers Association and has spoke at nearly every major national conference serving the wedding industry from WeddingMBA to the National Association of Catering & Events (N.A.C.E.). Williams is the owner of The Reno Tahoe DJ Company.

Membership Director

Nya Silva


Vice President

Mark Frady


With more than 25 years of wedding experience, Mark Frady was the founder of the Weddings of the West wedding organization. For two decades, Frady championed the effort to bring wedding professionals together and unite them under one umbrella. He served with great distinction as the Executive Director of that organization – bringing stability and a strong commitment of professionalism to its membership. He is the past owner of Tux Town and currently is one of the most sought-after Officiants in the area – performing more than 750 wedding ceremonies.

Special Event Director

Michelle Tabor


30 years of experience. Owns and operates Marchele's Bridal Boutique in Reno. Personally handles the fashion shows and models for both the Bridal & Beauty Expo and the Grand Bridal Showcase.

Executive Director

Shirley Lockett


For more than 40 years, Shirley Lockett has served the Northern Nevada area as the premier producer of some of the most popular shows and expos in the area (Reno Boat, Sport & RV Show – Home & Garden Show – Off-Road Expo – Reno Pet Show). Her Bridal & Beauty Expo and Grand Bridal Showcase are recognized as the most popular annual wedding shows in Northern Nevada. With an impeccable reputation, she has secured her place as one of the most respected show producers in the nation. As the past editor-in-chief of Northern Nevada’s Premier Bride Magazine – she has built solid long-term relationships with an overwhelming majority of the area’s premier wedding vendors.

Bridal Show Director

Dianne Cerini


Possesses more than 30 years experience in customer service and show floor management. Assistant to all show vendors and attendees.

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