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The Ottawa Wedding Awards is a collaborative night where the National Capital Region get to celebrate and recognize the leaders and innovators in the wedding industry. Launched in collaboration with Ottawa Wedding Magazine and Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, the aim of the event is to really highlight the very best in creativity, dedication, service, and quality throughout the year.
Here’s a deeper glance at what this event has to offer.
Recognition to the Vendors
This event isn’t just a night amongst peers within the industry. It invites couples and families to attend as a way to cast their votes and give recognition to the many vendors that worked to make their special day all that is was and more. It’s a way for them to say thank you. It’s also a great opportunity to network and socialize where vendors can talk to others throughout the industry and even collaborate their efforts for growing and improving.
Categories and Nominees
The categories that are included for awards are voted on only be registered clients who have used their services. Some of these categories include:
- Bridal Fashion
- Ottawa Wedding Officiant
- Live Music
- Reception Venue
- Hairstylist and Makeup
- Sweets, Treats and Cake
- Wedding Planner
The number of vendors may vary, but in previous years it has lingered around 100 nominees for the awards with thousands of votes cast. The system only permits one vote per IP address in order to ensure that there aren’t any duplicate votes.
Wedding of the Year
On top of the vendors receiving recognition, clients also have the opportunity to submit their wedding for the Wedding of the Year Award. The couple that wins will be featured in the Ottawa Wedding Magazine.
The Event This Year
This year, voting for your favourite vendors will take place prior to the event, from February 13th to February 27th. And then on April 27th, 2017, the Ottawa Wedding Awards will take place at the Infinity Convention Centre where all of the winners will be announced.
Whether you are a vendor, a couple, or if it’s even a girl’s night out, this will be the event of the year to truly embrace your love for this great, imaginative, and creative industry. For more information, you can hop online to purchase tickets and see some of the previous winners in each category. Don’t forget to vote for Martin Carnahan for best wedding officiant in Ottawa!