ABIA Wedding Awards

The ABIA was established in 1996 to assist in setting standards in the free-for-all wedding marketplace.

Each year the ABIA host ‘5’ State Annual Bridal Industry Awards (ABIA Awards) across the country, inclusive of New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia. The State Awards announce 30+ Wedding Categories at each Gala Event, ranging from best Wedding Venues, Bridal Make-Up Artists, Wedding Photographers, Wedding Planners, Transport etc.  attracting between 250 – 350 Wedding Industry Professionals at each event.

All ABIA Winners & Finalists across 30+ categories are determined solely based on the ratings provided by the Past Brides & Grooms of Australia –each year the ABIA Awards Program receives 25,000+ Wedding registrations, which are invited to rate & review their wedding vendors in the Quality of Product, Quality of Service, Attitude of Staff and Value for Money. The ABIA state algorithm;automatically calculates the ratings of each vendor in the last 12 month nomination period, determining the ranking of all vendors in their respective categories.


The ABIA further hosts its highly esteemed awards each year, the National Designer of Dreams Awards. The National Designer of Dream Award is a true representation of business which encompasses consistent proficiency and excellence. All business which qualifies for the National ABIA Awards has been nominated over a 4 consecutive year period, achieving an average rating above 98% with its past Bridal clients.

View the events below to discover which businesses have qualified for the prestigious Annual Bridal Industry Awards.