While the Russian wedding industry is slowly developing, there is an acute demand for high-end services of skilled event professionals. Newly rich Russians (from oil and gas industries) are celebrating grander weddings than ever before. While they cannot find high standard services locally, they are turning to the international event professionals for help. The wedding industry in the US is well established and oversaturated. According to the Russian Government statistics 1, 213, 616 marriages took place in Russian in 2012.