India’s wedding market is huge and there are several components to the fragmented industry. Including matchmaking, wedding arrangements, planners, gifts etc., it is anywhere between $15 billion to $20 billion industry.
Realizing the potential, several players made an entry in the last 10-15 years and made it big. Bu there still is room for growth considering the size of the market.
Realizing this, a young startup called ShaadiMagic.com made its entry with one of its kind wedding planning portal. Here is the pitch in their words.
Wedding planning is always a fun and dream for all since childhood (especially girls). Though wedding being such an elaborate task, it becomes very difficult without a guiding hand. There were times when all the relatives (Mamas, Chachas and cousins) share the responsibility to organize a wedding and make sure that all the guests remain happy with the arrangements.
But in today’s world of nuclear family and busy corporate life, people look for value for money services on a single click without much of an effort. Here comes a role of one of its kind wedding planning portal shaadimagic.com, which rescues families from the woes of wedding planning by providing all the information such as ideas and suggestions, wedding trends, beauty tips, honeymoon guide, nearby rated and reviewed vendors, planning tools, online shopping facility etc at same place.
Shaadimagic.com is a portal which aims to be a complete one-stop shop for all wedding needs
- Online Wedding Planning magazine
- Search Engine for the rated and reviewed wedding vendors
- Bridges the gap between buyers and sellers
- Also going to offer more services in due course of time.
It is a boon for interstate marriages for instance if a Jaipur girl is marrying a Delhi boy, her family need not to ask boy’s family or friends to get the best value for money deals, they can simply click at shaadimagic.com for all the information. It has more than 25 categories listed under wedding vendors that includes Jewellery, Wedding Wear, home decor and even a Ghoriwalla. Now, there is no need to run around for all the vendors from market to market. They can simply check the trends at shaadimagic.com and contact that perfect vendors list at any hour of the day and plan their wedding in their own way. Shaadimagic is building its wedding vendors base and it would serve all the metropolitan cities soon.
It would not only help the 10 million plus users of matrimonial sites but also their family members who play a crucial part in wedding planning. And with the average age of Indian projected to be 29 years in 2020, 400 million marriages would happen in India in next 15 years. Shaadimagic.com’s goal is to help even more number of families from the woes of wedding planning in coming years.
In brief, Shaadi Magic will make wedding planning a smooth experience and offer our services to help you create magic at your wedding so that you proudly say its “My Shaadi My Way”.
Help wedding vendors and shaadimagic to grow together: If you have been part of any wedding recently or planning in the coming wedding season, do not forget to inform wedding vendors to list themselves on shaadimagic and get rating and reviews from their customers.
Manish Grover, an MBA in Marketing and Engineering in Electronics & Communication is the founder of shaadimagic.com which is one of its kind wedding planning portal in India. He is having 3 plus years of experience in Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Consulting projects for startups as well as with top management firm wherein he handled projects worth over $1 billion. He is a startup enthusiast who dreams to make his small venture into a big corporate.
Sameer Grover, an Engineer in Electronics and Communication is the Co-founder of shaadimagic.com. He is having 8 plus years of experience in IT infrastructure and support services. He is a hard worker, innovator and has clear set of goals in life.
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