2022 QLD ABIA Awards

In its 24th anniversary year, the Queensland ABIA Wedding Industry Awards recognise the achievements of exceptional wedding vendors across the state and acknowledge the key role wedding professionals play in our communities. This year, 290+ Finalists were shortlisted, all having achieved an average customer satisfaction rating above 95%.

ABIA would like to thank the 9,500+ newlyweds who were invited to vote in this year's Awards, helping to uphold and strengthen standards for the Australian Wedding marketplace.

Thank you to the Event Partners below for delivering a memorable Industry Awards Gala Dinner.

Victoria Park (Venue, Catering & Beverages)

Aurora + Co Events (Stylist & Faux Florals)

Between the Covers (DJ & Acoustic Duo, Live Band)

In The Booth (Photo Booth)

Omegan Entertainment (Brisbane Magician)

Evoke Studios (Brisbane Photographer)

G&M Event Group (Event Lighting)

Snaptured (360 Booth & Giant Letter Lights)

2022 Winners & Finalists

1st Night Honeymoon
Winner 99.75% White Chapel Kalbar and Herrmann House
Runner-Up 99.59% Summergrove Estate
3rd Place 99.20% Austinvilla Estate
Finalist 98.65% Secrets on the Lake
Finalist 95.67% Flaxton Gardens
Artificial Floral Design
Winner 99.82% Chandni Events
Runner-Up 99.64% Beautiful Weddings
3rd Place 98.71% Moments Made Easy
Finalist 97.89% Berry Vintage
Finalist 97.53% Everybody Say Love Events
Bridal Beauty Services
Winner 99.80% Erin Fedele Beauty and Makeup Artistry
Bridal Gown Boutique
Winner 99.89% Chanel Jaymes Bridal
Runner-Up 99.66% Être Marié bridal boutique
3rd Place 97.65% Pearl Bridal
Cake Designers
Winner 99.84% Zoe Clark Cakes
Runner-Up 99.79% Simply Divine Occasions
3rd Place 99.73% Frosted Indulgence
Finalist 98.76% Cremeble
Finalist 97.90% Matsuri Patisserie
Finalist 97.22% Nicky Svensen Cake Design
Finalist 95.18% With This Cake
Finalist 95.17% Cupcake Elegance
Cars & Transport
Winner 99.73% Tic Tac Tours & Our Wedding Cars
Runner-Up 99.32% Wheels to Weddings
3rd Place 97.53% Stay Safe Transfers
Ceremony Music
Winner 99.94% Elevation Band
Runner-Up 99.53% G&M Event Group
3rd Place 99.08% Between The Covers
Finalist 98.89% Mr Entertainment
Finalist 96.39% NikNat Entertainment
Ceremony Venues
Winner 99.94% The Valley Estate
Runner-Up 99.92% Summergrove Estate
3rd Place 99.88% Kooroomba Vineyard and Lavender Farm
Finalist 99.83% High Church Brisbane
Finalist 99.81% White Chapel Kalbar and Herrmann House
Finalist 99.79% Villa Botanica
Finalist 99.73% Victoria Park Wedding Venue
Finalist 99.23% Flaxton Gardens
Finalist 98.78% Hillstone St Lucia
Finalist 98.62% Aberfeldy Farm & Barn
Finalist 98.40% Austinvilla Estate
Finalist 98.29% Ocean View Estates
Finalist 98.07% In The Grove
Finalist 97.97% The Warehouse
Finalist 97.94% Braeside at Gin House Creek Estate.
Finalist 97.84% The Courthouse Restaurant
Finalist 97.79% Sharla Park Country Weddings
Finalist 97.65% Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast
Finalist 97.13% Parkwood Weddings & Special Events
Finalist 95.13% Twin Waters Golf Club
Club Reception
Winner 99.77% Tattersalls Club
Runner-Up 99.18% Twin Waters Golf Club
3rd Place 99.07% Parkwood Weddings & Special Events
Finalist 98.91% Redland Bay Golf Club
Finalist 98.71% Kawana Surf Club
Decorations & Styling
Winner 99.90% Beautiful Weddings
Runner-Up 99.87% Lovebird Weddings
3rd Place 99.81% Everafter Weddings & Events
Finalist 99.62% Berry Vintage
Finalist 99.57% Splash Events
Finalist 99.52% Divine Weddings Whitsundays
Finalist 99.04% Chandni Events
Finalist 97.78% Cloud Nine Weddings
Finalist 97.37% Moments Made Easy
Finalist 97.15% Maple Weddings and Events
Finalist 96.81% Storybook & Co.
Finalist 96.60% Flowers By Helena
Finalist 96.36% Bloomin' Creations
Finalist 96.07% Stradbroke Island Events
Finalist 95.51% Main Event Weddings
Finalist 95.29% Everybody Say Love Events
Finalist 95.25% Teepeevents Whitsunday Pty Ltd
Disc Jockey
Winner 99.92% G&M Event Group
Runner-Up 99.85% Beat Connection
3rd Place 99.62% Explosive Entertainment
Finalist 99.33% Kyle Bryant Music
Finalist 99.00% Janda Events
Finalist 98.95% NikNat Entertainment
Finalist 98.61% Shawn Simmons Entertainment
Finalist 97.58% Mr Entertainment
Finalist 97.37% Osmic Productions
Finalist 97.28% Between The Covers
Finalist 96.26% Andrea Allumay
Finalist 96.11% Cliffhangers Entertainment
Finalist 95.85% Brisbane & Sunshine Coast DJ Photo Booth Hire
Entertainment Agent
Winner 99.94% Between The Covers
Runner-Up 99.90% Beat Connection
3rd Place 98.36% Explosive Entertainment
Finalist 96.92% Graham Hobson Entertainment
Flowers & Bouquets
Winner 99.90% Shannon Hawkes Artisan Florals
Runner-Up 99.87% Blooms by Bridie
3rd Place 99.84% Wedding Flowers by Keren
Finalist 99.80% Flowers By Helena
Finalist 99.72% Beautiful Weddings
Finalist 99.70% Redcliffe City Florist
Finalist 99.06% Yandilla Rose
Finalist 98.08% Mondo Floral Designs
Finalist 96.87% JStems
Finalist 96.24% Gwen Floral Co.
Finalist 95.99% Lilly and Lotus
Finalist 95.66% Sofi & Flora
Finalist 95.20% Magnolia Studios
Finalist 95.06% Cloud Nine Weddings
Function Coordinator
Winner 99.99% The Warehouse
Runner-Up 99.94% Summergrove Estate
3rd Place 99.84% The Valley Estate
Finalist 99.66% Braeside at Gin House Creek Estate.
Finalist 99.60% The Courthouse Restaurant
Finalist 99.56% Austinvilla Estate
Finalist 99.52% High Church Brisbane
Finalist 99.50% Flaxton Gardens
Finalist 99.43% Parkwood Weddings & Special Events
Finalist 99.28% Ocean View Estates
Finalist 99.23% Twin Waters Golf Club
Finalist 99.21% Mercure Townsville
Finalist 98.78% Tattersalls Club
Finalist 98.52% Hillstone St Lucia
Finalist 98.50% Redland Bay Golf Club
Finalist 98.25% In The Grove
Finalist 97.45% Kawana Surf Club
Finalist 97.30% Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Finalist 96.49% White Chapel Kalbar and Herrmann House
Finalist 96.07% Cloudland Weddings
Grooms Fashion
Winner 99.71% Black Jacket Suiting
Hair Stylist
Winner 99.93% Evalyn Parsons
Runner-Up 99.88% Coastal Style Mobile Hairdressing
3rd Place 99.85% Hair by Nicola
Finalist 99.80% Ayloula Hair Design
Finalist 99.74% Bella Rae Cosmetics & Artistry
Finalist 99.44% Dream Bridal Hair
Finalist 99.31% Blush'd Brides
Finalist 99.24% Amanda Higl Hair & Make-up
Finalist 99.00% Rolling Scissors Mobile Hairdressing
Finalist 98.19% Facial Beauty - Mobile Hair and Makeup
Finalist 97.42% Perfectly Beautiful
Finalist 97.27% Sophie Johnson Makeup and Hair
Finalist 97.14% Emilia Maria - Makeup + Hair
Finalist 96.95% Iana Maree Makeup Artistry
Finalist 96.90% Clay Hair
Finalist 95.63% Minx Contemporary Hair Boutique
Hire & Furniture
Winner 99.83% Event Letters
Runner-Up 99.78% Berry Vintage
3rd Place 99.65% Snaptured Photobooths
Finalist 98.79% Sugar Rose Tea Party Hire
Finalist 97.53% Beautiful Weddings
Finalist 97.52% Stradbroke Island Events
Finalist 97.41% Lilly and Lotus
Finalist 97.00% Teepeevents Whitsunday Pty Ltd
Finalist 96.34% Maple Weddings and Events
Hotel/Resort Reception
Winner 99.71% Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast
Runner-Up 99.67% Kingfisher Bay Resort
3rd Place 98.53% Austinvilla Estate
Finalist 97.46% Mercure Townsville
Finalist 96.28% RACV Royal Pines Resort
Independent Wedding Caterers
Winner 99.88% Good 2 Eat Catering
Runner-Up 99.73% Pure Catering
3rd Place 99.32% In Season Catering & Events
Finalist 95.20% Culinary Catering
Independent Wedding Consultant
Winner 99.98% Lovebird Weddings
Runner-Up 99.87% Plan My Wedding Whitsundays
3rd Place 99.67% Storybook & Co.
Finalist 99.01% Warrior Rose Events
Finalist 98.58% Maple Weddings and Events
Finalist 98.28% Cloud Nine Weddings
Finalist 98.20% Magnolia Studios
Finalist 97.89% Stradbroke Island Events
Finalist 97.75% Glass House Country Weddings
Invitations & Stationery
Winner 99.79% Fielding Milligan
Runner-Up 99.04% Cloud Nine Weddings
Live Solo/Duo Singers
Winner 99.98% Janda Events
Finalist 97.72% Mr Entertainment
Finalist 95.61% Andrea Allumay
Live Wedding Music
Runner-Up 99.95% Kyle Bryant Music
3rd Place 99.88% Elevation Band
Finalist 99.69% Between The Covers
Finalist 95.08% Graham Hobson Entertainment
Make-up Artist
Winner 99.97% Danielle Ford Makeup Artist
Runner-Up 99.94% Erin Fedele Beauty and Makeup Artistry
3rd Place 99.92% Lara Quinn
Finalist 99.89% Kate Ellen Makeup Artistry
Finalist 99.87% Amanda Higl Hair & Make-up
Finalist 99.79% Bella Rae Cosmetics & Artistry
Finalist 99.78% Tasleema Nigh - Makeup Artist
Finalist 99.73% Blush'd Brides
Finalist 98.56% Iana Maree Makeup Artistry
Finalist 98.56% Lauriely Taylor Makeup
Finalist 98.48% Facial Beauty - Mobile Hair and Makeup
Finalist 98.30% Sweet Cheeks Mobile Makeup
Finalist 98.13% Sophie Johnson Makeup and Hair
Finalist 97.00% Emilia Maria - Makeup + Hair
Finalist 96.25% Belle Q Beauty
Finalist 96.14% Perfectly Beautiful
Finalist 95.78% Vanessa Baratella & Co.
Finalist 95.64% Bloom Makeup Artistry
Finalist 95.14% Boho Brides
Marriage Celebrants
Winner 99.99% Sommer Saunder Celebrancy
Runner-Up 99.97% Toni Paget Celebrant & MC
3rd Place 99.95% Rebecca Kesby Celebrant
3rd Place 99.95% Dan Ford Celebrant & MC.
Finalist 99.94% Kylie McIntosh Marriage Celebrant
Finalist 99.88% Hills Celebrant Services (Natasha Hill)
Finalist 99.83% Ruth Voysey - Marriage Celebrant
Finalist 99.77% Shelley Schmaling Celebrant
Finalist 99.70% Life Events by Laurel-Lea
Finalist 99.65% Married by Jay
Finalist 99.16% Lauren Bridge Celebrant
Finalist 99.01% Mark Reynolds - MR Celebrant
Finalist 98.64% Yes I Will Marry You - Liz Pforr
Finalist 97.77% Sandra Hill Marriage Celebrant
Finalist 97.59% Gwen Inglis Marriage Celebrant
Finalist 97.43% Caroline Jackson Marriage Celebrant
Finalist 97.15% Lisa Brereton Celebrant
Finalist 97.04% Janda Events
Finalist 96.99% Ange B Ceremonies
Finalist 96.93% Ceremonies to a Tee
Finalist 96.63% Kim Burgess Celebrant
Finalist 96.60% Christina Towler Celebrancy
Finalist 96.14% Andrea Allumay
Finalist 96.10% Bill Scurry Marriage Celebrant
Finalist 96.07% Christine Smith - Perfectly Gorgeous
Master of Ceremonies
Winner 99.95% Dan Ford Celebrant & MC.
Runner-Up 99.91% G&M Event Group
3rd Place 99.64% Gary Lowe MC Services
Finalist 99.40% Toni Paget Celebrant & MC
Finalist 99.12% NikNat Entertainment
Finalist 98.98% Married by Jay
Finalist 96.18% Mr Entertainment
Photo Booth
Winner 99.90% In the Booth QLD
Runner-Up 99.69% Snaptured Photobooths
3rd Place 98.68% Beat Connection
Finalist 98.10% Photobooth Hire Sunshine Coast
Finalist 97.15% Brisbane & Sunshine Coast DJ Photo Booth Hire
Finalist 96.42% Penny Portraits booth
Reception Venue
Winner 99.93% Summergrove Estate
Runner-Up 99.85% The Valley Estate
3rd Place 99.79% White Chapel Kalbar and Herrmann House
Finalist 99.77% Villa Botanica
Finalist 99.73% Victoria Park Wedding Venue
Finalist 99.43% Hillstone St Lucia
Finalist 99.35% The Warehouse
Finalist 99.30% Flaxton Gardens
Finalist 99.29% High Church Brisbane
Finalist 98.44% Aberfeldy Farm & Barn
Finalist 98.16% Sharla Park Country Weddings
Finalist 98.14% Braeside at Gin House Creek Estate.
Finalist 97.78% Earlando Whitsundays
Finalist 97.68% In The Grove
Finalist 96.38% Maleny Manor
Finalist 96.14% Cloudland Weddings
Finalist 95.19% Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
Restaurant Reception
Winner 99.80% Kooroomba Vineyard and Lavender Farm
Runner-Up 99.55% The Courthouse Restaurant
3rd Place 99.48% Ocean View Estates
Finalist 98.99% The Waterfront Restaurant
Unique Wedding Ideas
Winner 99.93% G&M Event Group
Runner-Up 99.90% Event Letters
3rd Place 99.85% Snaptured Photobooths
Finalist 99.27% My Vintage Lane
Finalist 98.37% The Tipsy Mare
Wedding Dance Instructor
Winner 99.86% Wedding Dance Diva
Runner-Up 99.47% BeLeste Dance
3rd Place 96.51% The Balanced Dancer
Wedding Photography
Winner 99.96% Kayla Temple Photography
Runner-Up 99.90% Luke Middlemiss Photography
3rd Place 99.89% Tessa Cox Photography
Finalist 99.86% Sam Wyper Photography
Finalist 99.77% Brooke Miles Photography
Finalist 99.72% NSI Productions
Finalist 99.52% Fennel & Fern Photography
Finalist 99.50% Life and Love Photography
Finalist 99.34% Matt Edwards Photography
Finalist 99.27% Jessica Stannard Photography
Finalist 99.15% Artistic Eye Photography
Finalist 99.11% Kat Cherry Photography
Finalist 99.01% Desire Photography by Lyndley
Finalist 97.54% Burnt Meadow Photography
Finalist 97.42% Daniel Neucom Photography
Finalist 97.36% Smile darling photography
Finalist 97.34% Wallflower Weddings
Finalist 97.17% Mitch Birchall Studios
Finalist 96.93% Kellie Guinane Photography
Finalist 96.82% Jaques & Co Photography
Finalist 96.76% Tawny Photography and Film
Finalist 96.54% Sarah Lette Photography + Film
Finalist 96.39% The Infinity Collective
Wedding Rings
Winner 99.66% Xennox Diamonds
Runner-Up 95.76% Diamondport
Wedding Videography
Winner 99.95% Mitch Birchall Studios
Runner-Up 99.92% Wallflower Weddings
3rd Place 99.83% NSI Productions
Finalist 99.79% Time flies by videography
Finalist 99.67% White Wedding Film Co.
Finalist 99.44% Alegna Weddings
Finalist 99.20% Short Flix Media
Finalist 99.14% Maple & Mist
Finalist 98.67% Your Wedding Story
Finalist 98.08% Daniel Vistar Films
Finalist 96.71% The Infinity Collective
Finalist 95.39% She Said Yes! Wedding Film and Photography