Chennai: Sulekha, India’s largest and fastest growing digital platform for local services, today announced it has carved out its range of wedding services into a new platform that aggregates portfolios, blogs and 5-star rated wedding vendors in its new wedding hub site.
Wedding photographers, caterers, bridal make-up artists, mandap decorators, flower decorators, wedding planners, DJs and light music orchestra and Sangeet-Mehendi planners are amongst the diverse range of wedding vendors who are listed by Sulekha in this new hub. Nearly 130,000+ wedding services related enquiries are obtained across the top 40 cities at Sulekha and lot of these are for high-value services that convert for the top performing vendors in the city.
Wedding market in India will exceed Rs 1.6 trillion as per a recent Ken Research report. People are increasingly spending Rs 15-20 lakhs just on the food & catering services for the wedding and want top-notch vendors to help them.
Speaking on the occasion, Satya Prabhakar, CEO & Founder, Sulekha said, “More than 10,000+ portfolio pictures, blogs and 1,200+ highly rated wedding vendors are part of this new wedding hub. Sulekha delivers revenues of Rs 50 lakhs to Rs 100 lakhs p.a. for nearly 1,200+ service providers in the wedding services categories – and hopes to grow this by more than 5 times in the next 2 to 3 years’’
Mr Raghavendra of Vivahaa Caterers, a leading wedding caterer in Chennai said “Sulekha has grown my business to several crores of rupees in turnover. I depend on Sulekha for more than 35% of my business.”
“I have grown my business 4 times since 2012 only because of Sulekha leads,” said Mr Pankaj Saha of Bindass Caterers in Kolkata.
Param Parameswaran, Chairman of Sulekha said “Providing highly relevant leads that aid in matchmaking for the wedding users with appropriate service providers is the reason for Sulekha’s growth.”