Introducing the Weddingbells Canadian Wedding Awards 2019

Bridal brands and vendors are encouraged to enter the new awards program from St. Joseph Media's Weddingbells recognizing the best in the Canadian bridal industry.

St. Joseph Media’s Weddingbells is thrilled to announce the launch of the Weddingbells Canadian Wedding Awards 2019 and call for submissions.

The Weddingbells Canadian Wedding Awards 2019 will recognize the best in bridal products and services across 18 categories, from cakes to photographers, videographers, planners, florists, designers, venues and more.

The awards will be judged by an expert Weddingbells panel in early January, and winners will be announced in all 18 categories—including the eastern, central and western Canada regional Real Weddings of the Year—online in February 2019 at and showcased in the Fall & Winter 2019 issue of Weddingbells on newsstands in late June.

Winners will be awarded the distinction of best in their category, and hounoured with the Weddingbells Canadian Wedding Awards 2019 seal to be used in their marketing communications as an endorsement of their excellence.

Weddingbells invites all bridal brands and vendors to enter the awards. The deadline for submissions is December 14, 2018.

The 18 categories will recognize the best in Canadian bridal:

  1. Wedding Cakes & Sweets
  2. Wedding Photographer
  3. Wedding Videographer
  4. Bridal Makeup
  5. Bridal Hair
  6. Wedding Planner
  7. Wedding Caterer
  8. Wedding Florist
  9. Wedding Stationery
  10. Canadian Bridal Designer
  11. Rustic Wedding Venue
  12. Hotel Wedding Venue
  13. Intimate Wedding Venue (under 100 people)
  14. Grand Wedding Venue (over 100 people)
  15. Styled Shoot
  16. Real Wedding Western Canada
  17. Real Wedding Eastern Canada
  18. Real Wedding Central Canada

“The Canadian wedding industry is brimming with outstanding creative talents, and Canada is also home to some of the most beautiful and inspiring wedding venues in the world,” explains Alison McGill, Editor-in-Chief of Weddingbells & Editorial Director of Mariage Quebec. “We are thrilled to be able to introduce the Weddingbells audience to all the amazing designers, artists, vendors and wedding locations in this country with our exclusive new awards program.”

“We are excited to celebrate the best in bridal from across Canada and to celebrate exceptional talent in the Canadian bridal market,” says Jacqueline Loch, VP & Group Publisher, Women’s Brands, St. Joseph Media. “Our audience of brides-to-be engages with real wedding content, the launch of the Weddingbells Canadian Wedding Awards 2019 will showcase the best of the best.”

Submit your brand, product, and/or services for entry in the Weddingbells Canadian WeddingAwards 2019 on