The winners of the 2018 edition of Bride: The Wedding Awards, in association with the EDP and sponsored by Marry in Norfolk, have been announced
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Revealed during a red carpet ceremony at Holiday Inn Norwich North, the winners of the 2018 Bride: The Wedding Awards have been announced.
Crowning a host of exceptional talent in the weddings industry, the awards - now in their second year - serve to celebrate, honour and reward the best businesses in Norfolk and Suffolk.
On the night guests enjoyed a drinks reception and entertainment from violinist Alison Sparrow, before a welcome address from Archant Bride editorial director, Joanne Goodwin, and Caroline Clarke of Marry in Norfolk. A delectable three-course meal was then followed by the prize giving, hosted by BBC presenter David Whiteley and winners announced by each respective category sponsor.
From florists to photographers, all finalists eagerly awaited each announcement with winners awarded a trophy and framed certificate on stage.
Also unveiled on the night was the winner of the Innovation Award sponsored by Marry in Norfolk and awarded to a business or individual who has introduced methods, ideas, or products that benefit the wider wedding community in Norfolk.
Emily Jupp of All About Shoes ft Milly J and Bridal Shoes by Milly J scooped the prize. She said: "What is really beautiful is that customers come to me to create something that is bespoke to them. For me and my mother, who is my wonderful investor, the award shows that people really believe in my art form. This year, the sky's the limit."
Here are the winners of the 2018 Bride: The Wedding Awards:
Wedding Photographer of the Year (sponsored by Holiday Inn Norwich North)
Mark Ewels Photography
Best Wedding Cake Maker (sponsored by Norfolk & Suffolk Bride)
Little A's Cakery
Bridal Accessory Designer of the Year (sponsored by Bride Magazine)
Wedding Florist of the Year (sponsored by Bride: The Wedding Show)
Sally's Floral Studio
Best Wedding Transport Supplier (sponsored by Victoria Marquees)
Bus and Us
Wedding Newcomer of the Year (sponsored by Regency Security Group)
Finishing Touches Award (sponsored by Best @ Bars)
Hair and Beauty Stylist of the Year (sponsored by Elizabeth's The Florist)
Perfection by Kelly Mullender
Exceptional Customer Service (sponsored by Richardson's Leisure)
La Belle Angele
Best Bridal Retailer (sponsored by Eastern Daily Press)
Le Jour Bridal Studio
Wedding Venue of the Year (sponsored by Smith and Pinching)
Wedding Innovation of the Year (sponsored by Marry in Norfolk)
All About Shoes ft Milly J & Bridal Shoes by Milly J
Congratulations to all the winners and finalists. For more information about next year's Bride: The Wedding Awards, stay tuned to www.bridetheweddingawards.co.uk.