Belief Awards name world's top wedding planners

15 Jun 2016

The third edition of the Belief Awards has revealed and honoured the international wedding planners whose work has impressed the world

Belief, an international network for wedding planners, has honoured the very best weddings around the globe in the third edition of the Belief Awards.

Held four times a year, the Belief Awards serves to recognise the achievements of some of the world's top wedding planners. The awards feature two main categories: Wedding Concept, for great wedding experiences, and Special Photo, created for a unique moment, detail or design.

This edition received over 260 submissions from 16 countries; these were whittled down to 12 winners, detailed below.

Giovana Duailibe, executive director of Belief, said: “We are excited to celebrate such a top-notch group of professionals for the Belief Awards third edition. Each of the wedding planners recognised is committed with quality and expertise." 

The winners:

South Africa

Victoria Jackson: for her winter alpine styled wedding with a touch of glamour.

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Ecuador

Carolina Muzo: for her romantic vintage wedding for 300 guests.

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Guatemala

Ingrid Labbé: for two weddings - one of which had parisian theme and the other, a Pakistani wedding in Mexico that lasted three days and had 700 guests.

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Astrid Labbé Bianchi: for her beautiful wedding in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. 

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Mexico

Cecilia Pineda Rosas: for a romantic and luxurious nightly wedding.

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Guadalupe Alvarez: for a wedding which showcased an interesting Mexican tradition: the wedding parade.

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United States

Carolee Higashino: for her planning of a beautiful Hawaiian landscape wedding.

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Thailand

Jeanette Skelton: for a stunning beach wedding for a couple from Hong Kong.

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Italy

Serena Ranieri: for her impressive wedding for a Lebanese couple whose theme was ‘Air'.

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Valentina Lombardi: for an amazing snowy wedding on Olympic Valley.

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Portugal

Rui Mota Pinto: for a wedding whose theme was literature and the portuguese writer Eça de Queiroz.

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Lebanon

Nemer Jreige: for his great lighting and decor work at a wedding with a fairytale ancient garden theme.

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