How It Works

BRIDES CHOICE AWARDS

Learn about the voting process and category nominations

Voting

Voting is undertaken over 12 Days.

Voting is undertaken through FaceBook targeting of Brides and Brides to Be in each region.

Businesses will be advised by email of the pending Brides Choice Awards for their region one (1) week before voting is launched to contact their Brides to ask them to vote.

Process

Local brides are asked to VOTE on FaceBook over a 12 Day period for a maximum of five (5) wedding suppliers that they believed went beyond the call of duty, professionalism, value for money, excellent customer service and exceeded their expectations. Brides are restricted to voting once and were locked out once their vote was cast. Points were allocated to their voting rank as follows:

  • 1st choice – 5 points
  • 2nd choice – 4 points
  • 3rd choice – 3 points
  • 4th choice – 2 points
  • 5th choice – 1 point

To be a FINALIST a business must get a minimum of 20 points with a maximum of 20 potential FINALISTS for some categories.

There will be awarded TOP 10, TOP 5, Highly Commended and WINNER where practical.

The business with the Highest VOTE.

Requires a minimum of 6 Finalists or voting points total same for businesses in same category.

Requires a minimum of 10 Finalists per category.

Requires a minimum of 20 Finalists per category.

Categories

Depending on the Region, Wedding Categories will vary, you wouldn’t have Surf Clubs in Central West NSW for instance.

There are over forty (40) Typical Categories:

  • ACCESSORIES & ALTERATIONS
  • BRIDAL BEAUTY
  • BRIDAL COUTURE
  • BRIDAL SHOES
  • BRIDAL HAIR STYLIST
  • BRIDAL MAKEUP
  • ACCOMMODATION
  • CAKES
  • CATERER
  • CELEBRANT – Female
  • CELEBRANT – Male
  • CHAPEL, CEREMONY VENUE
  • DECORATOR & STYLIST
  • ENTERTAINMENT
  • ENTERTAINMENT – LIVE
  • FLORISTS
  • FORMALWEAR – Men’s
  • FORMALWEAR – Women’s
  • HENS & BUCKS
  • HIRE & EVENTS
  • JEWELLERY
  • SPECIALISED SERVICES
  • WEDDING NIGHT ACCOMMODATION
  • PHOTOBOOTH
  • PHOTOGRAPHER
  • POP UPS
  • STATIONERY
  • TRANSPORT
  • Wedding Venue – 3 – 4 STAR HOTEL
  • Wedding Venue – 4 – 5 STAR HOTEL
  • Wedding Venue – BOUTIQUE
  • Wedding Venue – BOUTIQUE HOTEL
  • Wedding Venue – BOWLING CLUB
  • Wedding Venue – CRUISING
  • Wedding Venue – FARM
  • Wedding Venue – FUNCTION CENTRE
  • Wedding Venue – GARDEN
  • Wedding Venue – GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB
  • Wedding Venue – HISTORIC
  • Wedding Venue – LICENSED CLUB
  • Wedding Venue – RSL
  • Wedding Venue – SURF CLUB
  • Wedding Venue – RECEPTION CENTRE
  • Wedding Venue – RESTAURANT
  • Wedding Venue – RESORT
  • Wedding Venue – WINERY
  • WEDDING PLANNER
  • VIDEOGRAPHY & CINEMATOGRAPHY

Judging

The Judging of Brides Choice WINNERS, Highly Commended, Top5, Top 10 is undertaken by an independent arbitrator to ensure fairness and regularity. All votes are collated and sorted into categories. If a business is not known, they are researched to ensure that they are from the region of the Brides Choice Awards.

Finalists are notified to Brides Choice Awards who in turn contacts businesses identifying that they are a Finalist in their specific category and invited to attend the Brides Choice Awards Gala Cocktail Evening.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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