CATEGORIES & JUDGES

We have 30 amazing categories to choose from. Which category are you?

Our expert judges range from award winning to working with celebrities. Below are our amazing judging panel for each category.

Categories & Judging Panel

We want to make sure all services and skills are represented. Our 30 categories cover everything from Floristry to Hair to Photobooth through to catering and transport. We have hand selected specialised judges to judge each individual category. From Award Winning judges to judges that have worked with CELEBRITIES. These are the FINEST judging panel to date.

 

Below you will see the category of your business, please click on the category to find out who is judging your category.

It also describes the category in detail to see whether your business belongs in that category.    

MAGICIAN 

Everyone is a big fan of magicians at weddings. Hiring a wedding magician is a great way to amuse your guests during the welcome drinks, and will break the ice as they gather in groups to be amazed

EVENT TEAM

Does your venue have an event team or wedding co-ordinator? These individuals or teams help run the wedding from start to finish. The wedding team at a venue can really take the venue to the highest heights.

MUSICAL ACT

This category is for the musical acts other than band or DJ. This can include but not limit a pianist, duet, singing waiters, duo, violinist, string quartet, bagpipes, a saxophonist, harpist & a singer.

WEDDING DJ  

The role of the DJ is often underrated. It takes a great DJ to read the crowd. No 2 crowds are the same. It’s important the DJ engages with the crowd at all time for the guests to get the best out of the DJ.

TOASTMASTER

A toastmaster’s job is never the same. All couples are different. Sometimes his priority is to ensure that the ceremony room, flowers, speeches and announcements cake and chefs are ready.

SPECIAL TOUCH 

Special touch category is an unique category that offers a wide variety. Special touches allows a business to really be creative and open minded. The special touch category really allows a business to imaginative. 

BRIDAL RETAILER 

Bridal Stores industry is just a small part of the multibillion-pound UK wedding business. Operators in the industry provide wedding gowns and bridal accessories, as well as clothing and accessories for the bridal party.

WEDDING BAND 

Wedding Bands are the life and soul of a party. The Bands have a very hard job of entertaining the bridal party once the formalities have finished. With equal importance, they may be playing background at the reception..

WEDDING FAIR 

Wedding fairs are a superb way for future brides and grooms to get inspiration for their special day. These are popular events bring together a range of exhibitors, who are conveniently housed under one roof

WEDDING FLORIST  

Wedding Florists create single or multiple arrangements for the special occasion. They use their sense of artistry of different types of flowers to choose the appropriate flowers for the special occasion.

BEST NEWCOMER

Best Newcomer category is for all businesses that have recently started their dream in this industry. Any business that wants to enter their business into this category and their specialised category are welcome.

WEDDING PLANNER 

Wedding Planners bring the vision of brides and grooms to life by planning, organising and overseeing all aspects of the wedding ceremony, reception and, often creating the perfect honeymoon. 

WEDDING CATERER 

Wedding Caterer category is an unique category that offers a wide variety. It allows a business to really be creative and open minded. Hog Roasts, Mobile Pizzas and everything in between.

WEDDING HAIRSTYLIST 

A bride’s wedding day is the most special day of her life and one where she wants to look at her very best. It’s a combination that makes working as a bridal hairdresser an extremely demanding role.

WEDDING CELEBRANT 

The steady increase in Celebrants delivering wedding ceremonies continues to open up the questions around choice and originality when it comes to planning what is a special day.

WEDDING MARQUEE PROVIDER  

Marquees have a unique atmosphere. Set up, temporarily, for a single occasion, they are a space apart from normal life, embodying the specialness of an event. In addition, marquees are very flexible..

WEDDING JEWELLERY & ACCESSORIES  

Brides should choose their wedding accessories with care in order to ensure they have the ideal wedding jewellery and wedding hair accessories for them, to suit their style, theme and personality.

WEDDING VENUE (COUNTRYSIDE)

Whether a wedding is an intimate dinner for 20 or a lavish party for 400, the wedding venue can be the perfect backdrop for their special day, with an abundance of settings in the countryside.

WEDDING MAKE-UP ARTIST 

Wedding Make-up Artists have a very important role. To make people look OUTSTANDING. Often they are getting up at early hours getting the bride & her bridal party ready for their big day.

WEDDING VENUE STYLIST 

Wedding Venue Stylists have the imagine to turn a blank canvas into someones dream. Wedding Venue Stylists have the vision to enhance & create any idea that comes to mind.

MENS WEDDING ATTIRE 

veryone wants to look their best on their wedding day, whether you’re the groom or a guest. So setting yourself aside from your competitors is key. From quality tailoring to bespoke ties..

WEDDING CAKE DESIGNER

Cake decoration and design has never been more in fashion. If a couple are on the lookout for a beautiful, tasteful and unique centrepiece for a couples special wedding is usually on top of their list.

PHOTOBOOTH COMPANY

The Photobooth over the years have taken the wedding scene by storm. With an increasing number of Photobooth’s have been a MUST HAVE at each wedding. The reason why it deserves a category of its own

WEDDING VIDEOGRAPHER: 

Wedding videographers have the task of filming all all or part of the wedding and may work for a videography company or be self-employed. After the wedding, videographers responsible for editing the film.

ALTERNATIVE WEDDING SUPPLIER 

Who wants to be ‘ordinary?’ It’s a special day and you want it to have your personality and taste. But where to find the extraordinary? The exemplary? The magic touches everyone will be talking about?.

OVERALL WEDDING BEAUTY SERVICE 

Overall wedding beauty service is for a supplier that offers a number of beauty services. This category includes but not limited to the following services: Hair, Make-up, Spray Tans, Nails, Brows, Waxing & Facial.

WEDDING TRANSPORT SUPPLIER 

Arriving at their wedding is a seriously exciting moment, so it makes sense to choose a form of wedding transport that will allow you to arrive in style. There is a huge array of means of transport.

WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER  

Some things never go out of fashion – photographs are one of them. While the essence of photography has changed dramatically since the first photograph was taken decades ago.

WEDDING STATIONERY

A couple’s invitations are the first glimpse their guests will see of their theme and the first impression they’ll have of their big day. Wedding Stationery sets the scene.

WEDDING VENUE (CITY): 

Whether a wedding is an intimate dinner for 20 or a lavish party for 400, the wedding venue can be the perfect backdrop for their special day, with an abundance of settings.

Not sure which category your business fits in? or want to suggest a category to be added to The Wedding Business Awards

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