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Making a Dream Wedding Come True: BTTS Holdings Announces $50,000 “The Dream Wedding Giveaway” Contest for Deserving Couples

February 14th, 2024

Central Ohio Couples Can Enter Starting Feb. 14 to Win a Truly All-Inclusive Wedding

Columbus, OH (Feb. 14, 2024) — BTTS Holdings, a locally-owned leader in hospitality and unforgettable events, is announcing its first-ever, all-inclusive Dream Wedding giveaway for one deserving couple. Submissions will be accepted at starting Feb. 14 through March 13, and the winning sweethearts will be selected on April 4. 

“This is our love letter to the community and our heartfelt way of giving back,” said John A. Brooks, managing partner of BTTS Holdings. “At BTTS, making a difference and positive impact is the way we do business, and this is a very fun and big way to do just that. We know there are countless couples in central Ohio that deserve the opportunity to have their dream wedding come true. It brings us great joy to celebrate a life-changing moment and create a showstopping day for one lucky and deserving couple.”

This dream come true is made possible with a dozen incredible partners that offer a full line-up of wedding essentials. It starts with BTTS, which has eight unique venues across Columbus from which the winning couple can choose to host their celebration: Brookshire (Lewis Center), The Ellis (Italian Village), The Estate (New Albany), Lakeview at WatersEdge (Hilliard), The Cove at WatersEdge (Hilliard), The FIG Room (Short North), Vue Columbus (Brewery District),and Darby House (Galloway).

BTTS is also providing their award-winning catering company, Gourmet Fresh, to serve delicious bites, and in-house florist, Fiori Florals. The event will continue to come to life with the remaining key partners:

  • Derk’s Works Photography AND Starling Studio 
  • Sound + Light Creative
  • Luxe Brands (La Jeune Mariee and Luxe Redux Bridal)
  • Romanoff’s Tuxedo
  • Aiden & Grace Specialty Rentals
  • Serendipity Designs
  • fauxTOBOOTH (Derk’s Works Photography)
  • The Lovely Artistry Collective
  • Paper Betty
  • High Bank Distillery
  • Tortilla Food Truck
  • Boss Gal Beauty Bar

BTTS is looking for couples with amazing stories of strength, inspiration, need, love, or other scenarios that can shed light on why they should be chosen as the winner.

Couples can apply with a 200-word essay and 90-second video submission at by March 13. BTTS and the Dream Wedding partners will narrow down entries to the top finalists, and then the ultimate winner will be selected at a drawing on April 4, 2024 during a celebration at The Cove at WatersEdge. The couple will then choose a Dream Wedding date that will take place before the end of 2025 at a BTTS iconic venue of their choice.


About BTTS Holdings

BTTS Holdings is a leading event venue operator, locally owned and operated in central Ohio. With a mission to create and execute unforgettable events, BTTS Holdings currently operates eight full-service venues in Columbus, including Brookshire (Lewis Center), The Ellis (Italian Village), The Estate (New Albany), Lakeview at WatersEdge and The Cove at WatersEdge (Hilliard), The FIG Room (Short North), Vue Columbus (Brewery District), Darby House (Galloway), and manages an in-house catering company, Gourmet Fresh and in-house floral company, Fiori Florals. As a family locally-owned and operated company with a commitment to serving, BTTS has a strong Gives Back focus with in-kind donations, food donations, cash donations and service hours totaling more than $100,000 annually. BTTS has been recognized with the Smart Business Pillar Award for Community Service, Smart Business Smart 50 Award, Columbus Business First Building Columbus Award, Columbus Business First Corporate Citizenship Award, and 48 awards from The Knot.