2021 VIC Awards

Find the results of the 23rd Victorian ABIA Wedding Industry Awards below. Congratulations to the 187 ABIA Winners & Finalists (out of 400+ nominees) that each achieved an average customer-satisfaction rating above 95%. Thank you to the 4,000+ Married Couples of Victoria invited to rate & review their vendors in the last 12 months.

Despite the impacts of COVID-19, these Wedding Businesses had exceeded the expectations of their wedding clients in what was the hardest year for the Victorian Wedding Industry. Their professionalism, proficiency and kindness had not gone unnoticed by their customers.

2021 Winners & Finalists

1st Night Honeymoon
Winner 99.42% Avalon Castle
Runner-Up 98.72% Crown Melbourne
3rd Place 98.63% RACV Torquay Resort
Finalist 97.54% RACV City Club
Artificial Floral Design
Winner 99.88% Ivory Heart Events
Winner 99.85% Designer Chocolates by Chocolate Works
Bridal Accessories
Winner 99.97% Michelle Pagonis Bridal
Runner-Up 99.82% Forever and Again Bridal and Beauty
3rd Place 96.25% Crystala Jewellery
Bridal Gown Boutique
Winner 99.83% Brides Of Armadale
Runner-Up 98.87% Raffaele Ciuca
3rd Place 98.70% The Sposa Group Melbourne
Finalist 95.49% Miss Bella Bridal
Bridesmaids Dresses
Winner 99.46% Bridesmaids Dressing Room
Cake Designers
Winner 99.90% Mad About Cakes
Runner-Up 99.83% NIKOS CAKES
3rd Place 99.78% Peninsula Cake Art
Finalist 99.70% Love It Cakes
Finalist 99.62% Elaine's Cakes
Finalist 95.63% Cakes Of Distinction
Cars & Transport
Winner 99.92% RSV Limo
Runner-Up 99.90% Mustangs In Black
3rd Place 96.87% Samba Kombi Services
Finalist 95.08% Enrik Limousines
Ceremony Music
Winner 99.98% Something Borrowed Duo
Runner-Up 99.91% Baker Boys Band
3rd Place 99.88% Wedding Sounds
Finalist 98.97% Retro DJ Event Entertainment
Finalist 98.73% -
Finalist 98.30% A to Z Wedding Services
Finalist 97.86% The Best Men
Ceremony Venues
Winner 99.92% Parnassus Function Centre
Runner-Up 99.80% Zonzo Estate
3rd Place 99.72% The Shearing Shed
Finalist 99.69% Avalon Castle
Finalist 99.68% The Peacock Estate
Finalist 98.72% Brown Brothers Winery
Finalist 98.49% Crown Melbourne
Finalist 97.36% St Andrews Conservatory
Finalist 96.56% Max's at Red Hill Estate
Finalist 96.31% The Pier Geelong
Club Reception
Winner 99.38% RACV City Club
Runner-Up 99.00% Portsea Golf Club and Mercure Portsea
Couture Gown Designer
Winner 99.19% Romeo Bastone Couture
Decorations & Styling
Winner 99.92% JCAU Events
Runner-Up 99.80% Weddings of Distinction
3rd Place 99.30% Ivory Heart Events
Finalist 99.25% Styled by Varu
Finalist 98.96% Flower Head Events
Finalist 97.80% Seeds and Stems Event & Hire
Finalist 96.52% Basia Puchalski Floral Design
Disc Jockey
Winner 99.92% Mercury Entertainment Group
Runner-Up 99.88% Wedding Sounds
3rd Place 99.84% A to Z Wedding Services
Finalist 99.71% -
Finalist 99.21% Matt Jefferies Entertainment
Finalist 99.18% DJ PeterD Entertainment Plus
Finalist 97.80% Retro DJ Event Entertainment
Flowers & Bouquets
Winner 99.95% Basia Puchalski Floral Design
Runner-Up 99.90% Seeds and Stems Event & Hire
3rd Place 99.88% Little Stag Floral Couture
Finalist 99.85% Flower Head Events
Finalist 99.76% The Flower District
Finalist 99.62% Flowers by Varu
Finalist 98.62% Buds N Roses
Finalist 98.29% Flowers by Nici
Function Coordinator
Winner 99.98% State Library of Victoria
Runner-Up 99.94% RACV Torquay Resort
3rd Place 99.93% St Andrews Conservatory
Finalist 99.81% Showtime Events Centre
Finalist 99.77% Parnassus Function Centre
Finalist 99.66% Crown Melbourne
Finalist 99.60% Avalon Castle
Finalist 99.53% Zonzo Estate
Finalist 99.40% Brown Brothers Winery
Finalist 98.46% Crystal Palace Catering
Finalist 97.58% The Baths Middle Brighton
Finalist 96.01% RACV City Club
Finalist 95.96% Max's at Red Hill Estate
Grooms Fashion
Winner 99.85% YSG Tailors
Runner-Up 99.71% Opal Formalwear Hire And Sales
Hair Stylist
Winner 99.95% Makeup by Elly Liana
Runner-Up 99.91% Blushin Brides
3rd Place 99.79% Mobile Makeovers
Finalist 99.74% Adrienne Makeup Artist and Hairstylist
Finalist 99.68% Hair By JC
Finalist 99.53% Makeup by Inez
Finalist 99.37% Bridget Sophie Studio
Finalist 98.36% Amelia Rose Hairstylist
Finalist 96.95% Camille Hair and Makeup
Hire & Furniture
Winner 99.74% Weddings of Distinction
Runner-Up 99.65% All 4 Divas
3rd Place 99.45% Betta Event Hire
Finalist 99.32% Country Charm Event Hire
Finalist 98.91% Ivory Heart Events
Finalist 98.24% By Country or by Sea
Hotel/Resort Reception
Winner 99.93% Crown Melbourne
Runner-Up 99.68% RACV Torquay Resort
Independent Wedding Caterers
Winner 99.83% Crystal Palace Catering
Runner-Up 99.79% Finesse Catering Group
3rd Place 99.11% HC Catering
Independent Wedding Consultant
Winner 99.96% Styled by Varu
Runner-Up 98.67% Weddings of Distinction
Live Wedding Music
Winner 99.97% Baker Boys Band
Runner-Up 99.94% Something Borrowed Duo
3rd Place 97.45% Orlando Combo jazz band
Finalist 95.90% The Best Men
Make-up Artist
Winner 99.99% Makeup by Jane
Runner-Up 99.96% Makeup by Elly Liana
3rd Place 99.95% Emily McGrath Makeup Artist
Finalist 99.92% Blushin Brides
Finalist 99.90% Bridget Sophie Studio
Finalist 99.84% Mobile Makeovers
Finalist 99.81% Marlene Neysa Makeup
Finalist 99.78% Makeup by Inez
Finalist 99.56% Adrienne Makeup Artist and Hairstylist
Finalist 99.19% Camille Hair and Makeup
Finalist 98.74% De Ross Artistry
Marriage Celebrants
Winner 99.99% Emma Tomlinson Celebrant
Runner-Up 99.97% Elisa Westein Celebrant
Runner-Up 99.97% Sally Hughes Celebrant
3rd Place 99.96% Jessie Belle Ceremonies
Finalist 99.94% Kate Ritchie Ballarat Marriage Celebrant
Finalist 99.90% Melbourne Celebrant Danielle
Finalist 99.90% Jan Goodieson Mildura Marriage Celebrant
Finalist 99.87% Chess Winter Marriage Celebrant
Finalist 99.86% Cherished Moments Celebrated-Sharon Osman
Finalist 99.82% Kate Haley Marriage Celebrant
Finalist 99.73% Klara McMurray - Funky Celebrant
Finalist 99.52% Wedding Sounds
Finalist 99.31% Marry Me Helley
Finalist 99.08% Rita Cohann Melbourne Marriage Celebrant
Finalist 98.89% Nicole Penning Civil Celebrant
Finalist 98.81% Wendy McRae Celebrant
Finalist 96.86% Margaret Collier Celebrancy
Finalist 96.64% Pam Green Weddings
Finalist 96.64% Celebrant Kelly Della Bosca
Finalist 96.59% Sharon Munro Weddings
Master of Ceremonies
Winner 100% SIMON MC
Runner-Up 99.93% A to Z Wedding Services
3rd Place 99.86% Something Borrowed Duo
Finalist 99.41% Wedding Sounds
Finalist 99.21% Retro DJ Event Entertainment
Finalist 98.74% -
Finalist 98.49% DJ PeterD Entertainment Plus
Photo Booth
Winner 99.82% In the Booth VIC
Runner-Up 99.71% Lavish Photo Booths
3rd Place 98.70% Big Day Little Booth
Finalist 97.98% OnE Click Events
Finalist 97.80% Something Borrowed Duo
Finalist 96.46% Matt Jefferies Entertainment
Finalist 95.00% Doux Wedding Corp
Reception Venue
Winner 99.89% Potters Receptions
Runner-Up 99.84% St Andrews Conservatory
3rd Place 99.73% State Library of Victoria
Finalist 99.64% Parnassus Function Centre
Finalist 99.56% Alencia
Finalist 99.31% Avalon Castle
Finalist 99.09% The Shearing Shed
Finalist 99.07% Showtime Events Centre
Finalist 98.73% The Pier Geelong
Finalist 98.70% The Peacock Estate
Restaurant Reception
Winner 99.87% The Riverstone Estate
Runner-Up 99.80% Zonzo Estate
3rd Place 99.46% Brown Brothers Winery
Finalist 98.60% Max's at Red Hill Estate
Finalist 98.02% Berth Events
Unique Wedding Ideas
Winner 99.84% Sparked Events
Runner-Up 99.50% You Can Dance Studio
3rd Place 98.28% Click Celebrations
Finalist 96.64% Simply Rose Petals - VIC
Wedding Photography
Winner 99.97% Rick Liston Photography
Runner-Up 99.94% Passion8 Photography
3rd Place 99.93% Silas Chau
Finalist 99.90% Pure Mac Photography
Finalist 99.88% A Touch Of Flash Photography
Finalist 99.74% Georgie James Photography
Finalist 99.73% Ashleigh Haase Photography
Finalist 99.71% Now and Forever Photography
Finalist 98.39% Doux Wedding Corp
Finalist 97.66% Desfura Weddings
Wedding Rings
Winner 99.89% Kavalri Jewellery
Runner-Up 99.80% Janai
Wedding Videography
Winner 99.97% Westward Films
Runner-Up 99.71% Stu Art Video Productions
3rd Place 95.76% Desfura Weddings