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2024 WEDDING INDUSTRY AWARDS™ - Geelong & Surf Coast

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We Seek, We Acknowledge, We Reward - The Wedding Industry Awards™ celebrates and recognises the pinnacle of professionalism and the surpassing of all expectations of Newlyweds.

Australia’s Most Preferred and Trusted Wedding Industry Awards™ by Industry. Offering Australia’s #1 Genuine Regional Wedding Industry Awards Program delivering the MOST Comprehensive, Credible and Transparent Wedding Awards...

At midnight on MONDAY 25 March 2024, voting in the 6th ANNUAL GEELONG & SURF COAST - Wedding Industry Awards™ closed, and after 10 days of voting there were:

537 – Newlywed Couples Voted

366 - Businesses were Nominated

158 - Businesses scored enough points to become FINALISTS.

As a Finalist, on TUESDAY 14 MAY 2024 at 6.30pm (MELBOURNE Time) via ZOOM VIRTUAL PRESENTATION you will have the opportunity to engage with the 6th ANNUAL - 2024 GEELONG & SURF COAST - Wedding Industry Awards™ to find out if Newlywed Couples of the GEELONG & SURF COAST have voted your business to be the WINNER of a Wedding Industry Award™ in your Category!

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If you have received an Invitation by email or FaceBook Tagged through for the 6th ANNUAL - 2024 GEELONG & SURF COAST - Wedding Industry Awards™, you are a FINALIST! This means you have been recognised by your Newlywed Couples and scored more than 20 points during voting.


1. Click on the REGISTER NOW Tab to purchase your Ticket (1 Per Category) Nominated. (Contact us at if you are not sure about the Categories your Business has been Nominated).

2. Please Register your Business Name.

3. Please confirm your Mailing Address otherwise if your Business is the Recipient of a Brides Choice Award it may not be received in a timely manner.

4. Please confirm your Mobile #

5. If your business is a Finalist in more than one (1) Business Category, it is necessary to Register for Each Category or just purchase the number of Tickets to cover all Categories.

    Download your FINALIST logo BELOW and let the world know with #weddingindustryawardsaustralia.

    Once you have REGISTERED you receive information on how to LOGIN to ZOOM the week before the Wedding Industry Awards™ presentation.

    The Wedding Industry Awards™ Celebrates and Recognises the Pinnacle of Professionalism and the surpassing of all expectations of Newlywed Couples by wedding suppliers.


    TUESDAY 14 MAY 2024 6.30pm (MELBOURNE Time) – Launch of the Virtual 6th ANNUAL - 2024 GEELONG & SURF COAST - Wedding Industry Awards™ has a NO REFUND POLICY.

    Please NOTE: Registration requires the purchase of a SINGLE TICKET for each Nominated Category where you would like a PERSONALISED DIGITAL Marketing Collateral Package.

    Due to the significant impact of the current COST of LIVING Crisis we have initiated a two (2) OPTION Registration:

    OPTION 1: When you Register for the Virtual Presentation, we have reduced the investment to ONLY include: A Personalised Digital Roundel + Digital Certificate (DIY Print & Frame) + Business Package for each Business Category.


    OPTION 2: If a business would like to Order an Acrylic Wedding Industry Award™ Plaque for your Showroom/Office/Expo, then they need to Register for the Plaque separately for each Business Category. (NOTE: OPTION 2 MUST be Taken with OPTION 1)

    If a Business Orders the Wedding Industry Award™ Acrylic Plaque (WINNER, Highly Commended, TOP10, TOP5, Distinguished Finalist) the physical BCA Plaque (Oversized A4 x 20mm Acrylic) will be mailed directly to you.

    Your Single Ticket / Category to engage with the Wedding Industry Awards™ is more than just a ZOOM Seminar!!

    1. You will be provided with a HYPERLINK to obtain access to the Virtual Presentation week Prior the Event.

    2. If you are a Registered Finalist and Miss, the Cut of the Major Awards in your Business Category you will still receive a Personalised Digital Collateral.

    3. You will be Granted Licence to use the Wedding Industry Awards™ Logo Roundels and Trademark.

    4. REGISTRANTS that receive a Wedding Industry Award (WINNER, Highly Commended, TOP10 or TOP5) receive a Listing on in your Business Category.

    5. REGISTRANTS that receive a Wedding Industry Award (WINNER, Highly Commended, TOP10 or TOP5) receive a Listing on and

    6. WINNERS of a Wedding Industry Award™ will have their FaceBook / Instagram posts shared from time to time. Be sure to LIKE + Australia PLUS Instagram #WeddingIndustryAwardsAustralia

    7. WINNERS of a Wedding Industry Award™ will have their Instagram Posts shared from time to time. Be sure to LIKE and Australia PLUS use #WeddingIndustryAwardsAustralia

    8.  All Registrants will receive Quarterly Business Reinforcer (A 90 Second Read) to enhance their Business Opportunities.

    9. All Registrants will receive Quarterly Book Reinforcer (A 90 Second Read) to enhance their Business and Personal Acumen and Opportunities.

    10. REGISTERED WINNERS + #2 HIGHLY COMMENDED will become a FINALIST in the Australian Wedding Awards™ 2025 (Wednesday 5th - FEBRUARY 2025 CROWN TOWERS MELBOURNE)

      Check out the HIGHLIGHTS of the 2023 Australian Wedding Awards on the GOLD COAST in JANUARY at


      Local and Destination Newlywed Couples that had their wedding in the GEELONG & SURF COAST Region were asked to vote for a maximum of five (5) wedding suppliers that they believed went beyond the call of duty, professionalism, value for money, excellent customer service and exceeded their expectations. Newlywed Couples are restricted to voting once and then locked out once their vote was cast. Points were allocated to their voting rank as follows:

      1st choice - 5 points

      2nd choice - 4 points

      3rd choice - 3 points

      4th choice - 2 points

      5th choice - 1 point


      Boutique Wedding Accommodation

      Bridal Accessories

      Bridal Gown Alterations

      Bridal Gown Boutique

      Bridal Gown Couture’

      Bridal Gown Designer

      Bridesmaids & Formalwear

      Suits & Formalwear

      Beauty Therapist & Treatment

      Health & Fitness

      Bridal Hair Stylist

      Bridal MakeUp Artist

      Bridal Hair & MakeUp

      Bucks & Hens

      Caravans, Trucks, Carts & Bars

      Chapels, Churches & Ceremony Locations

      Civil Marriage Celebrant

      Elopements & Intimate Weddings

      Dance Studio

      Day Spa

      Decorator & Stylist

      Entertainment Services

      Live Entertainment

      Wedding DJ

      Event Hire


      Marriage Proposals

      Master of Ceremonies


      Wedding Photographer

      Wedding Videographer

      Wedding Photographer & Videographer

      Picnics, Grazing Tables & Platters

      Wedding Cake Designer

      Wedding Caterer

      Wedding Content Creator

      Wedding Florist

      Wedding Services

      Wedding Stationery

      Wedding Transport

      Wedding Planner & Coordinator

      Wedding Venue – Coordinator

      Wedding Venue – Boutique Hotel

      Wedding Venue – 4-5 Star Hotel

      Wedding Venue - Resort Hotel

      Wedding Venue – Beach

      Wedding Venue – Boutique

      Wedding Venue – Community Hall

      Wedding Venue – DIY

      Wedding Venue – ECO

      Wedding Venue – Farm & Country

      Wedding Venue – Function Centre

      Wedding Venue – Garden

      Wedding Venue – Golf & Country

      Wedding Venue – Historic

      Wedding Venue – Licenced Club

      Wedding Venue – Surf Club

      Wedding Venue – Unique

      Wedding Venue – Waterfront

      Wedding Venue – Restaurant

      Wedding Venue – Boutique Winery

      Wedding Venue – Historic Winery

      Wedding Venue - Winery


      All the WINNERS, #2 Highly Commended, TOP10 & TOP5 Wedding Industry Award™ Recipients are announced during the Virtual 6th ANNUAL - 2024 GEELONG & SURF COAST - Wedding Industry Awards. If a business is recognised by their Newlywed Couples to be a WINNR or other Recipient and they are NOT REGISTERED for the Virtual Wedding Industry Awards™ presentation, a Physical Award is not produced, and they will not have access to the supporting Wedding Industry Awards™ Marketing Collateral (WINNERS Roundel Logos etc.) or Licence to use the Brand / Trademark for marketing purposes. A Wedding Industry Award™ may be POST PURCHASED after the presentation with access to the Wedding Industry Awards™ Marketing Collateral Roundel Logos.

      Please REGISTER by MONDAY 6 MAY 2024 to ensure you do not miss out on your Wedding Industry Award™ if you are a recipient. All Registered Participants receive Marketing Collateral.


      DOWNLOAD YOUR LOGO HERE! GEELONG & SURF COAST FINALIST LOGO ROUNDEL (Will open in a separate window - right click on the image and Save As).

      You are now able to use the 2024 GEELONG & SURF COAST - Wedding Industry Awards™. FINALIST Roundel Logo across your Facebook, Instagram, Website, Print and Emails, do not forget to use.

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