9th National ABIA Awards

2018 ABIA National Designer of Dreams Awards


Find Australia's Best Wedding Vendors as determined solely by the couples of Australia married in the last four years.

On Tuesday, the 19th of June at The Star Gold Coast, wedding businesses from all around Australia flew in to celebrate the prestigious 9th National ABIA Designer of Dreams Awards.


It was the 102,293 newlyweds which had nominated & rated the quality of product, service, value for money and attitude of 3,712 wedding businesses culminating in 316 Finalists, all who competed for Australia's most prestigious wedding industry award.

The Chairman of ABIA, Mr. John O' Meara, said that each Finalist should be extremely proud of the accomplishment which honoured the pride, passion and professionalism in which they delivered their product and service to their wedding couples.


Mr. O' Meara went onto say that wedding vendors which have demonstrated the business skills and the determination to excel and exceed expectations are those who will continue to strive and thrive into the future in what is a fiercely competitive marketplace.

To qualify as a National Finalist or Winner, a business is required to receive high quality ratings & reviews over the past 4 consecutive years. The standard of these industry awards continue to motivate business owners and team members to strive for better in setting standards for the Australian Wedding Industry.

Congratulations to the Australian Wedding Industry for continuously excel & surpass the expectations of their wedding clients.


Event Sponsors of the Gala Dinner

Venue - The Star Gold Coast | Indian Wedding Decorator- Chandni Events | Opera & Unique Entertainment - Vavachi Entertainment | Bollywood Dance - Dance Masala | Photo Booth - In The Booth
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hocolate Gifts - Cocouture Artisan Chocolates | Luxury Cake Designer - Slate Couture Cakes | Giant Letters - Event Letters | Videographer - NSI Productions | Photographer - Yokos Photography
Beauty Van & Unique Bar Service - My Vintage Lane | Make-Up Artist & Hair Stylist - Emilia Maria Makeup & Hair | DJ - VDV Professional Djs & Lighting | Personalised Placecards - Invitation Designs by Eliza

2018 Winners & Finalists

Award CategoryStateBusiness NameRanking
1st Night HoneymoonNSWHarrigans Irish Pub & Ibis Styles HarringtonNo.1
1st Night HoneymoonNSWChateau Elan at The VintageNo.2
1st Night HoneymoonVICThe Brighton SavoyTop 3
1st Night HoneymoonVICGlen Erin at LancefieldsTop 5
1st Night HoneymoonVICRACV City ClubTop 5
Bomboniere & Guest FavorsNSWPersonalised FavoursNo.1
Bomboniere & Guest FavorsVICDesigner Chocolates by Chocolate Works -VicNo.2
Bomboniere & Guest FavorsVICDesigner CandyTop 3
Bomboniere & Guest FavorsNSWGiftware DirectTop 5
Bomboniere & Guest FavorsVICWedding Glasses By Groovy GlassTop 5
Bridal AccessoriesNSWViktoria NovakNo.1
Bridal AccessoriesNSWBizzaro Bridal CoutureNo.2
Bridal AccessoriesQLDEufloriaTop 3
Bridal Gown BoutiqueNSWIdora BridalNo.1
Bridal Gown BoutiqueVICL'Amour Bridal BoutiqueNo.2
Bridal Gown BoutiqueNSWKel-Leigh CoutureTop 3
Bridesmaids DressesVICBridesmaids Dressing RoomNo.1
Bridesmaids DressesNSWKel-Leigh CoutureNo.2
Cake DesignersQLDA LITTLE CAKE PLACENo.1
Cake DesignersSAHeidelberg CakesNo.2
Cake DesignersNSWMichelle the Cake ChefTop 10
Cake DesignersVICSweet Designs by ClaireTop 10
Cake DesignersVICPeninsula Cake ArtTop 10
Cake DesignersVICAb Fab CakesTop 10
Cake DesignersVICNIKOS CAKESTop 3
Cake DesignersQLDWhitsunday Baked CreationsTop 5
Cake DesignersQLDMerivale Cakes and CraftsTop 5
Independent CatererSACindy's Classic GourmetNo.1
Independent CatererVICCrystal Palace CateringNo.2
Independent CatererVICMoreISH CateringTop 3
CelebrantsVICSally Hughes AMCNo.1
CelebrantsQLDGwen Inglis CMCNo.2
CelebrantsVICAndrew RedmanTop 3
CelebrantsNSWLillian Lyon Marriage CelebrantTop 5
CelebrantsNSWCoral Kortlepel Beautiful CelebrationsTop 5
CelebrantsQLDBill Scurry CMCTop 10
CelebrantsQLDChristine Smith - Perfectly GorgeousTop 10
CelebrantsNSWGary Mooney Sydney CelebrantTop 10
CelebrantsVICJan GoodiesonTop 10
CelebrantsNSWLouise Spedding CelebrantTop 10
CelebrantsVICMeriki Comito AMCTop 15
CelebrantsNSWVictoria Langham CMC-A Beautiful DayTop 15
CelebrantsSASuzanne Price CMCTop 15
CelebrantsQLDKim-maree SummersTop 15
CelebrantsVICDavid Schneider CMCTop 15
CelebrantsNSWDivine CelebrancyTop 20
CelebrantsVICRita Cohann Melbourne Marriage CelebrantTop 20
CelebrantsNSWFiona KingTop 20
CelebrantsQLDCaroline JacksonTop 20
CelebrantsQLDMary Bruce CelebrantTop 20
CelebrantsVICWendy McRae AMCTop 25
CelebrantsQLDJennifer Cram CMCTop 25
CelebrantsVICMargaret Collier CelebrancyTop 25
CelebrantsSACeremonies for Life and LoveTop 25
CelebrantsQLDCheryl Kidd CMCTop 25
Ceremony MusicSAMusic by PEARLNo.1
Ceremony MusicQLDNaomi Terashima HarpistNo.2
Ceremony MusicNSWAnthony Hughes | Divine ProductionsTop 10
Ceremony MusicQLDG&M Event GroupTop 10
Ceremony MusicVICPianist - Ben MartinTop 3
Ceremony MusicWALes Trois AmiesTop 5
Ceremony MusicQLDJohnny Spitz EntertainmentTop 5
Ceremony VenuesQLDMaleny ManorNo.1
Ceremony VenuesVICBram Leigh ReceptionsNo.2
Ceremony VenuesQLDThe Courthouse RestaurantTop 10
Ceremony VenuesVICZonzo EstateTop 10
Ceremony VenuesSASerafino McLaren ValeTop 10
Ceremony VenuesNSWRetreat at WisemansTop 10
Ceremony VenuesQLDEco Studio FelliniTop 10
Ceremony VenuesSALongview VineyardTop 15
Ceremony VenuesQLDAlbert River WinesTop 15
Ceremony VenuesNSWHarrington River LodgeTop 15
Ceremony VenuesQLDSummit Restaurant & BarTop 15
Ceremony VenuesSAThe Lakes Resort HotelTop 15
Ceremony VenuesVICSkyHigh Mount DandenongTop 20
Ceremony VenuesQLDAn Island HideawayTop 20
Ceremony VenuesQLDCloudland Functions and WeddingsTop 20
Ceremony VenuesVICPortsea HotelTop 20
Ceremony VenuesVICRACV Cape Schanck ResortTop 20
Ceremony VenuesSAUtopia @ Waterfall GullyTop 3
Ceremony VenuesQLDVilla BotanicaTop 5
Ceremony VenuesNSWBonville Golf ResortTop 5
Club ReceptionSAGlenelg Golf ClubNo.1
Club ReceptionNSWManly Golf ClubNo.2
Club ReceptionNSWCarnarvon Golf ClubTop 10
Club ReceptionNSWRyde-Parramatta Golf ClubTop 10
Club ReceptionSAThe Grange Golf ClubTop 10
Club ReceptionSATea Tree Gully Golf ClubTop 10
Club ReceptionQLDRoyal Queensland Yacht SquadronTop 10
Club ReceptionQLDMooloolaba Beach EventsTop 15
Club ReceptionNSWArmidale City Bowling ClubTop 15
Club ReceptionQLDCity Golf ClubTop 15
Club ReceptionQLDMaroochydore Surf ClubTop 15
Club ReceptionQLDCurrumbin RSL Waterside EventsTop 3
Club ReceptionSARenmark ClubTop 5
Club ReceptionQLDEastsTop 5
Couture Gown DesignerNSWBizzaro Bridal CoutureNo.1
Couture Gown DesignerVICRomeo Bastone CoutureNo.2
Couture Gown DesignerQLDPaddington Weddings - Bertossi BridesTop 3
Couture Gown DesignerNSWPersonalised Weddings CoutureTop 5
Disc Jockey (DJ)VICDJ PeterD Entertainment PlusNo.1
Disc Jockey (DJ)SASupreme Sound Mobile DJNo.2
Disc Jockey (DJ)QLDExplosive EntertainmentTop 10
Disc Jockey (DJ)NSWDJ Magoos Party and Equipment HireTop 10
Disc Jockey (DJ)VICBruce Harrison EventsTop 10
Disc Jockey (DJ)QLDMoove It DJ'sTop 10
Disc Jockey (DJ)QLDNikNat EntertainmentTop 10
Disc Jockey (DJ)NSWAnthony Hughes | Divine ProductionsTop 15
Disc Jockey (DJ)NSWDJ:Plus! EntertainmentTop 15
Disc Jockey (DJ)SAAdelaide Professional DJ'sTop 15
Disc Jockey (DJ)SAAdelaide DJ ServicesTop 15
Disc Jockey (DJ)VICPHP Wedding DJsTop 15
Disc Jockey (DJ)NSWMobile Millennium DJ'sTop 20
Disc Jockey (DJ)NSWImpression DJsTop 3
Disc Jockey (DJ)NSWBowens EntertainmentTop 5
Disc Jockey (DJ)QLDG&M Event GroupTop 5
Entertainment AgentsNSWEAO EntertainmentNo.1
Entertainment AgentsQLDGraham Hobson EntertainmentNo.2
Entertainment AgentsNSWJust Wedding EntertainmentTop 3
Entertainment AgentsNSWHunter Valley Wedding EntertainmentTop 5
Flowers & BouquetsQLDThe Bella Bloom Co.No.1
Flowers & BouquetsWAAmour FlowersNo.2
Flowers & BouquetsNSWYeng Tan Floral DesignerTop 10
Flowers & BouquetsSAIn BloomTop 10
Flowers & BouquetsQLDEufloriaTop 10
Flowers & BouquetsWAWilletton Wedding FlowersTop 10
Flowers & BouquetsVICI Do FlowersTop 10
Flowers & BouquetsSAThe Turquoise RoseTop 3
Flowers & BouquetsQLDWedding Flowers by KerenTop 5
Flowers & BouquetsVICThrive Flowers & EventsTop 5
Function CoordinatorVICBram Leigh ReceptionsNo.1
Function CoordinatorVICShowtime Events CentreNo.2
Function CoordinatorQLDAlbert River WinesTop 10
Function CoordinatorVICZonzo EstateTop 10
Function CoordinatorVICPortsea HotelTop 10
Function CoordinatorQLDRiverdeck RestaurantTop 10
Function CoordinatorNSWBonville Golf ResortTop 10
Function CoordinatorNSWHarrigans Irish Pub & Ibis Styles HarringtonTop 15
Function CoordinatorSAAdelaide PavilionTop 15
Function CoordinatorNSWDocksideTop 15
Function CoordinatorVICSkyHigh Mount DandenongTop 15
Function CoordinatorQLDSummit Restaurant & BarTop 15
Function CoordinatorVICSt Andrews Conservatory (The Pumphouse Hotel)Top 20
Function CoordinatorNSWL'AquaTop 20
Function CoordinatorQLDMercure TownsvilleTop 20
Function CoordinatorSACindy's Classic GourmetTop 20
Function CoordinatorSAThe Lakes Resort HotelTop 3
Function CoordinatorSASerafino McLaren ValeTop 5
Function CoordinatorQLDMaleny ManorTop 5
Grooms Suits & FashionVICPrinzi CollectionsNo.1
Grooms Suits & FashionNSWJust For HimNo.2
Hair StylistQLDEvalyn Parsons HairNo.1
Hair StylistSAComplete Look Hair & BeautyNo.2
Hair StylistNSWCarly Wood Mobile Wedding Hair SydneyNo.2
Hair StylistVICDe Ross ArtistryTop 10
Hair StylistVICMobile MakeoversTop 10
Hair StylistQLDSignature CreationsTop 10
Hair StylistQLDAmanda Higl Hair & Make-upTop 10
Hair StylistNSWLe FabulousTop 10
Hair StylistNSWEmpire ArtistriesTop 15
Hair StylistNSWD'Makeup StationTop 15
Hair StylistQLDLara Quinn Makeup ArtistTop 15
Hair StylistNSWAmy Chan Hair & Makeup ArtistryTop 15
Hair StylistNSWFaces Makeup & HairTop 15
Hair StylistQLDSapphire Makeup & Hair CreationsTop 20
Hair StylistQLDRolling Scissors Mobile HairdressingTop 3
Hair StylistQLDAleesha Darke HairstylistTop 5
Hair StylistVICMagical MakeoversTop 5
Hire & FurnitureNSWEvents by NadiaNo.1
Hire & FurnitureQLDBeautiful WeddingsNo.2
Hire & FurnitureSAHIRE ME SATop 10
Hire & FurnitureQLDBeautiful IllusionsTop 10
Hire & FurnitureNSWAdorable Wedding ConceptsTop 10
Hire & FurnitureNSWBeautiful WeddingsTop 10
Hire & FurnitureNSWEvents by JenniferTop 10
Hire & FurnitureNSWCircle of LoveTop 3
Hire & FurnitureWAAmour FlowersTop 5
Hire & FurnitureVICEvent PerfectionTop 5
Hotel ReceptionQLDMercure TownsvilleNo.1
Hotel ReceptionVICSt Andrews Conservatory (The Pumphouse Hotel)No.2
Hotel ReceptionVICPortsea HotelTop 3
Hotel ReceptionVICThe Brighton SavoyTop 5
Invitations & StationeryNSWFine InvitationsNo.1
Invitations & StationeryNSWCreative EscapadeNo.2
Invitations & StationeryQLDCloud Nine WeddingsTop 10
Invitations & StationerySAQuick CreationsTop 3
Invitations & StationeryNSWThe Invitation StudioTop 5
Invitations & StationeryNSWSAJARO InvitationsTop 5
Live Musicians & BandsQLDJohnny Spitz EntertainmentNo.1
Live Musicians & BandsQLDGraham Hobson EntertainmentNo.2
Live Musicians & BandsQLDSex and ChocolateTop 10
Live Musicians & BandsWAThe Dinner SingerTop 10
Live Musicians & BandsNSWLimited Edition BandTop 10
Live Musicians & BandsVICThe BombasticsTop 10
Live Musicians & BandsNSWVibe Wedding BandTop 3
Live Musicians & BandsVICINKASOUNDSTop 5
Live Musicians & BandsNSWAnthony Hughes | Divine ProductionsTop 5
Make-up ArtistQLDLara Quinn Makeup ArtistNo.1
Make-up ArtistSAComplete Look Hair & BeautyNo.2
Make-up ArtistQLDSignature CreationsTop 10
Make-up ArtistVICMobile MakeoversTop 10
Make-up ArtistVICMagical MakeoversTop 10
Make-up ArtistNSWEmpire ArtistriesTop 10
Make-up ArtistNSWLe FabulousTop 10
Make-up ArtistNSWD'Makeup StationTop 15
Make-up ArtistNSWFaces Makeup & HairTop 15
Make-up ArtistNSWAmy Chan Hair & Makeup ArtistryTop 15
Make-up ArtistQLDKJ ArtistryTop 15
Make-up ArtistQLDSapphire Makeup & Hair Creations QLDTop 15
Make-up ArtistVICDe Ross ArtistryTop 3
Make-up ArtistQLDAmanda Higl Hair & Make-upTop 5
Make-up ArtistNSWAmanda La Monica -Hair & Makeup ArtistTop 5
Master of CeremoniesQLDG&M Event GroupNo.1
Master of CeremoniesNSWDJ:Plus! EntertainmentNo.2
Master of CeremoniesNSWJeremiah HartmannTop 10
Master of CeremoniesQLDMoove It DJ'sTop 10
Master of CeremoniesQLDJohnny Spitz EntertainmentTop 10
Master of CeremoniesSASupreme Sound Mobile DJTop 10
Master of CeremoniesVICINKASOUNDSTop 10
Master of CeremoniesNSWBowens EntertainmentTop 3
Master of CeremoniesVICBruce Harrison EventsTop 5
Master of CeremoniesVICDJ PeterD Entertainment PlusTop 5
Photo Booth HireQLDIn the Booth QLDNo.1
Photo Booth HireVICIn the Booth VICNo.2
Photo Booth HireSAIn the Booth SATop 3
Photo Booth HireNSWIn the Booth NSWTop 5
Photo Booth HireWAIn the Booth WATop 5
PhotographersVICMark Dayman PhotographyNo.1
PhotographersVICA Touch Of Flash PhotographyNo.2
PhotographersSAJason Wong PhotographyTop 3
PhotographersSAGlenn Alderson PhotographyTop 5
PhotographersVICBright Eyes PhotographyTop 5
PhotographersNSWSue Taylor PhotographyTop 10
PhotographersQLDEmma Nayler PhotographerTop 10
PhotographersVICPassion8 PhotographyTop 10
PhotographersVICMark Teague PhotographyTop 10
PhotographersQLDPapillon StudioTop 10
PhotographersVICIain and Jo | We tell love storiesTop 15
PhotographersQLDLuke Middlemiss PhotographyTop 15
PhotographersQLDLife, Love & Light ImagesTop 15
PhotographersVICPrecise Moment PhotographyTop 15
PhotographersQLDFollett PhotographyTop 15
Reception VenueVICShowtime Events CentreNo.1
Reception VenueVICBram Leigh ReceptionsNo.2
Reception VenueQLDAlbert River WinesTop 10
Reception VenueNSWDocksideTop 10
Reception VenueSASerafino McLaren ValeTop 10
Reception VenueSAAdelaide PavilionTop 10
Reception VenueNSWL'AquaTop 10
Reception VenueQLDCloudland Functions and WeddingsTop 15
Reception VenueNSWOrso Bayside ReceptionTop 15
Reception VenueSALongview VineyardTop 15
Reception VenueSAThe Grand BallroomTop 15
Reception VenueQLDAn Island HideawayTop 15
Reception VenueVICMerrimu ReceptionsTop 20
Reception VenueQLDHighfields Cultural CentreTop 20
Reception VenueVICGlen Erin at LancefieldTop 20
Reception VenueNSWTamburlaine Organic WinesTop 20
Reception VenueVICLincoln of ToorakTop 20
Reception VenueQLDMaleny ManorTop 3
Reception VenueQLDEco Studio FelliniTop 5
Reception VenueQLDVilla BotanicaTop 5
Resort ReceptionSAThe Lakes Resort HotelNo.1
Resort ReceptionNSWBonville Golf ResortNo.2
Resort ReceptionVICRACV Cape Schanck ResortTop 10
Resort ReceptionNSWChateau Elan at The VintageTop 10
Resort ReceptionNSWHarrigans Irish Pub & Ibis Styles HarringtonTop 3
Resort ReceptionQLDTwin Towns Clubs & ResortsTop 5
Resort ReceptionQLDKingfisher Bay ResortTop 5
Restaurant ReceptionVICZonzo EstateNo.1
Restaurant ReceptionQLDThe Waterfront RestaurantNo.2
Restaurant ReceptionQLDThe Courthouse RestaurantTop 10
Restaurant ReceptionQLDSummit Restaurant & BarTop 10
Restaurant ReceptionVICSkyHigh Mount DandenongTop 10
Restaurant ReceptionSABlues RestaurantTop 3
Restaurant ReceptionSAUtopia @ Waterfall GullyTop 5
Restaurant ReceptionQLDRiverdeck RestaurantTop 5
Wedding & Engagement RingsSADDS Diamond Design StudiosNo.1
Wedding & Engagement RingsNSWWilliams The JewellersNo.2
Unique Wedding IdeasVICSimply Rose Petals - VICNo.1
Unique Wedding IdeasNSWImpact AVNo.2
Unique Wedding IdeasNSWSimply Rose Petals - NSWTop 10
Unique Wedding IdeasVICWedding Glasses By Groovy GlassTop 3
Unique Wedding IdeasNSWYour Bridal DanceTop 5
Unique Wedding IdeasQLDSimply Rose Petals - QLDTop 5
Cars & TransportVICEnrik LimousinesNo.1
Cars & TransportNSWI Do Wedding CarsNo.2
Cars & TransportSAKombis4uTop 10
Cars & TransportSAP&K LimousinesTop 10
Cars & TransportQLDLimoso Luxury TransportTop 10
Cars & TransportVICTriple R Luxury Car HireTop 3
Cars & TransportQLDTic Tac Tours & Premier LimousinesTop 5
Cars & TransportSAClassic JagsTop 5
Videographers & CinematographersVICAllure ProductionsNo.1
Videographers & CinematographersSAI Do CinemaNo.2
Videographers & CinematographersVICStu Art Video ProductionsTop 3
Videographers & CinematographersVICRuffit MediaTop 5
Videographers & CinematographersNSWMTW ProductionTop 5
Videographers & CinematographersNSWJodana Video ProductionsTop 10
Videographers & CinematographersQLDDreamlife Photos & Video (Brisbane)Top 10
Wedding Planners & CoordinatorsNSWCircle of LoveNo.1
Wedding Planners & CoordinatorsSACindy's Classic GourmetNo.2
Wedding Planners & CoordinatorsWAJody Q WeddingsTop 10
Wedding Planners & CoordinatorsQLDA Fabulous Event Planning & Styling SpecialistsTop 10
Wedding Planners & CoordinatorsNSWCouture Wedding PlanningTop 3
Wedding Planners & CoordinatorsVICClassique EventTop 5
Wedding Planners & CoordinatorsNSWJennifer Kennedy & Co.Top 5
Decorations & StylingQLDBeautiful WeddingsNo.1
Decorations & StylingNSWCircle of LoveNo.2
Decorations & StylingNSWEvents by NadiaTop 3
Decorations & StylingNSWAffections Wedding & Event HireTop 5
Decorations & StylingNSWEvents by JenniferTop 5
Decorations & StylingVICClassique EventTop 10
Decorations & StylingQLDBeautiful IllusionsTop 10
Decorations & StylingVICWeddings of DistinctionTop 10
Decorations & StylingWAAmour FlowersTop 10
Decorations & StylingQLDCloud Nine WeddingsTop 10