Awards Categories

From the wedding planning down to the party entertainment, the cake to the dress collection we want to the champion all aspects of the bridal industry with our curated category list below. If you think your brand has what it takes to be named the best in the business, then head over to our nominations page now.

BRIDAl ACCESSORIES

Whether your style is simple and elegant, or big and bold, there are no end of stunning accessories on the market to make you sparkle on your big day.

BRIDAL JEWELLERY

With all eyes on The Ring from that first engagement post, it’s the bridal jewellers continuing to create stunning designs and quality wedding bands and jewellery we need to celebrate.

BRIDAL BRAND OF THE YEAR

This award is open to all; from the dress designers to the gift list services, from the jewellers to the honeymoon dream makers, we are looking for a bridal brand that shines brighter than the rest.

BRIDESMAID COLLECTION

Finding dresses that all the bridesmaids will like is a tough gig! Fortunately, these nominees provide an extensive range of styles and colours to suit all.

BRIDAL GOWN COLLECTION

Maggie Sottero and Ronald Joyce are past winners of this prestigious award, but who will it be this year? From new trendmakers to masters in classic cuts, help us champion some the most beautiful bridal gowns and collections.

BRIDAL RETAILER

Brides to be are looking for a personal experience when they buy their wedding dress. We’re championing those boutiques where staff with years of experience help brides find ‘the dress’.

BRIDAL FOOTWEAR LABEL

Elegant enough for the aisle but comfortable enough to party the night away in, bridal shoes have a big role to perform.

BRITISH BRIDAL DESIGNER

The UK is blessed with some of the best fashion design talent in the world, but who will capture the inspiration of British brides this year? We’re after the best of British in this bridal design category.

BRITISH NEWCOMER

In this category we’re celebrating the rising stars in the British wedding industry. From the entertainment and catering to the dress and bridal beauty (and everything in between), it’s the brands shaking up the game we’re championing here.

FINISHING TOUCHES

Here’s where we pay tribute to the creative companies providing the details you need to make your wedding unique.  From confetti and cupcakes, to bridal make-up and hair stylists via original entertainment and party favours, it’s the finishing touches that can make all the difference.

GIFT LIST SERVICE

From traditional Dualit toasters and fluffy towels, to creating a honeymoon wish list, we’re paying homage to the gifting services covering all bases.

GROOMSWEAR COLLECTION

It’s not just about the bride on the big day, the groom and his groomsmen need their chance to shine and we want to celebrate the collections providing the dapper looks and sharp suits.

HEN & STAG PROVIDER

Couples are increasingly turning to a professional party planning company to deliver their last night/weekend of freedom. From glamping and pampering, to excursions further afield, the options are endless, and these are the professionals in charge.

HONEYMOON SPECIALIST

With travel operators offering honeymoons for all ages and tastes, the world is now the honeymooners’ oyster. From outback adventures to luxurious lounging, there’s something for everyone and these are the dedicated experts taking on the challenge of providing the ultimate escape.

WEDDING CAKE DESIGNER

From modern and minimalist, to elegant and traditional via the extravagant and show-stopping, we’re looking for the best and most creative wedding cake providers and designers in the business.

FLORAL DESIGN

From centrepieces, to floral displays and wedding bouquets, flowers can set the tone for a wedding. There is endless choice when it comes to wedding flowers, but some floral designers are a cut above the rest. We want to celebrate the talented florists making every wedding unique.

PHOTOGRAPHER / VIDEOGRAPHER

Choosing the right person to capture your big day is one of the key decisions a couple must make. Photographers must be commended for both their creativity and incredibly hard work – they will go to any length to get the perfect picture.

WEDDING PLANNING SERVICE

Wedding planners are here to save time and take the stress out planning the big day. Creating original and seamless plans so weddings can reflect the happy couple’s personalities, all the while delivering a great party.

WEDDING STATIONERY

An invitation provides the first glimpse of what style/theme a wedding will take – from deeply traditional, to fun and colourful. These days, the options for personalisation are endless and we want to champion those small details making the biggest difference.

BARN WEDDING VENUE

Charming, romantic and incredibly versatile, the UK’s brilliant array of barn settings offer the perfect combination between chic and relaxed.

CASTLE WEDDING VENUE

For those brides who dream of having their princess moment, it’s the grand and historic castles, fit for a fairy tale wedding. But who will take the crown?

CITY WEDDING VENUE

From sleek and stylish hotels to galleries, museums and Michelin-starred restaurants, the UK’s cities are crammed with spectacular spots to tie the knot.

COASTAL WEDDING VENUE

You don’t have to travel far for stunning beach settings, dramatic coastal backdrops and rooms with a sea view, there’s an abundance of coastal wedding venues right here in the UK.

COUNTRYSIDE WEDDING VENUE

We’re spoilt for choice when it comes to stunning wedding venues in the UK, but we want to find the hidden rural gems, the countryside venues steeped in history and surrounded by beautiful nature.

DESTINATION WEDDING VENUE

Tying the knot overseas is an increasingly popular choice. We want to see the very best that the rest of the world has to offer our brides and grooms.

OUTDOOR WEDDING VENUE

Bluebell woods to tipis, landscaped gardens to festival haunts, more brides are thinking outside of the box when it comes to their venue and we want to see the venues allowing for a wedding without boundaries.

STATELY HOME WEDDING VENUE

Grand in scale and huge on first impressions, a quintessentially british stately home setting offers the ultimate in exclusivity, and here’s the place to champion the best of the bunch.

WEDDING ENTERTAINMENT

Believe it or not it’s a tricky task securing the floor fillers at a wedding reception (at least until the wines kick in). We want to celebrate the DJs, live bands and other entertainment providers making our real brides and grooms wedding day a party to remember.

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