For all Entrants
Entries from companies must be received by 1st November 2017
Companies submitting an entry must have offices or an outlet within the South West of England (Bristol, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucester, Somerset & Wiltshire).
Companies entering must supply the wedding industry in one of the following 23 categories:
Classic Wedding Photography (Classically posed images with significant guest/photographer interaction; producing traditionally styled images)
Reportage Wedding Photography (Photo journalistic, un-posed and spontaneous shots with no photographer/guest interaction; producing candid natural images)
Bespoke Wedding Photography (Combining candid images and photographer/guest interaction. Influenced by fashion photography often with post production editing and other creative touches; producing custom style images)
Bridal Beauty Services**
Bridal Hair Services**
Handmade Wedding Confectionery (including Cupcakes)
New Wedding Business*****
Wedding Cake Designer
Wedding Entertainment (Live Music)
Wedding Entertainment (Recorded Music)
Wedding Entertainment (Non Musical)
Wedding Floral Designer
Wedding Media ******
Wedding Stationery Designer
Wedding Venue (Country)
Wedding Venue (Town)
Wedding Venue Décor
* Individual businesses must enter, an entry from a national chain will not be eligible, nor will entries consisting of two collaborating businesses. Franchises and businesses benefiting from the national marketing of a parent company are not eligible.
** Companies supplying both hair and beauty services under the same company name may enter only one of these categories
*** Companies supplying a product or service, not falling into the above categories but which add a little extra to the wedding day (For example: favours, chocolate fountains, gift companies, sweet carts, ice cream vans etc.)
**** Companies supplying bridal accessories, jewellery, hats etc
***** New businesses (trading under 12 months or provided a service/product to less than 5 clients) may nominate themselves or be nominated, and will be judged on product and business potential.
****** The Wedding Media category encompasses all media from traditional print to online blogging. It will be a Grand Final only category ad will be judged solely by our panel of judges.
Companies submitting an entry agree to expect a site visit from the judges if required.
We reserve the right to move any categories straight through to the Gala Awards Evening bypassing the County Final or to remove categories entirely due insufficient entries