Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Australian Wedding Awards™ how are they undertaken?

If a business has engaged with the Wedding Industry Awards™ in their Region and participated in the Awards Presentation and became a WINNER in their Category, in their Region that business automatically becomes a FINALIST in the Australian Wedding Awards™

Every business that is nominated as a FINALIST in the Australian Wedding Awards™ receives a Generic FINALIST Logo ROUNDEL with an invitation to participate in the current year Australian Wedding Awards™ Gala Presentation Dinner and Awards Ceremony.

Do you have to attend Australian Wedding Awards™ Event to receive nomination for an Award?

Yes, you need to attend by purchasing a Ticket for each Category you wish to enter. So, if a Business is a Wedding Venue and also a FINALIST in the Wedding Venue Coordinator Category you need to purchase two (2) Tickets.

If a Registered WINNER / Finalist does not engage with the Wedding Industry Awards Gala Live Event, then we reserve the right to offer an opportunity to the Registered #2 HIGHLY COMMENDED from the Wedding Industry Award Region.

Once a #2 HIGHLY COMMENDED Regional Recipient accepts their position in the Australian Wedding Awards, they will then receive a Generic Finalist Roundel.

If I am unable to attend Australian Wedding Awards™ how can I obtain an Award if I am a recipient?

We encourage businesses to attend but there are cases where a business may not be available, so we encourage them to send an associate / friend to attend the evening. Worst case scenario is to purchase a single Ticket for each Category to the event and organise one of your business colleagues to collect on your behalf if you are a recipient of an Australian Wedding Award™ or we can mail the Award with P&H to be included.

If I do not engage with the Australian Wedding Awards™ how can I be considered for an Award?

Unfortunately, unlike the Wedding Industry Awards™ there is not the facility to Post Register. Regional WINNERS that do not engage by accepting the Invitation to engage by the RSVP Date lose their opportunity to be a Recipient of an Australian Wedding Award™ and their place will be offered to the #2 HIGHLY COMMENDED Recipient in their Category for their Region.

Is there an opportunity for a Virtual Presentation of the Live Event?

Unfortunately, unlike the Wedding Industry Awards™ there is not a Virtual Event. Australian Wedding Awards is a LIVE EVENT ONLY.

What is the Dress Code for the Wedding Industry Awards (Gala Dinner)?

We classify the Australian Wedding Awards™ as a BLACK-TIE EVENT. We encourage attendees to Dress Up – Ladies Cocktail or After 5.00pm, Men need to wear Black Tie – Dinner Suit. There is an Australian Wedding Award™ for the “Best Dressed Couple” (Face to Face Event).

Is there a limit to the number of Tickets we can purchase?

The Minimum is one (1) Ticket per Category / Business.

No limit applies to Ticket Purchases for the Gala Presentation Dinner, we encourage businesses to bring their Staff / Associates who have been fundamental to your success.

Gala Presentation Dinner, there is a sliding scale for multiple Ticket Purchases. Note: there is a requirement that a Registration (Purchase a Ticket) be required for each Category that a business is nominated as a Finalist. Your attendee ticket also counts as a Category entry.

If we are unable to attend the Australian Wedding Awards™ Gala Presentation Dinner and have purchased Tickets is there a refund?

It identifies on the Humanitix Ticketing Website (Tickets are Non-Refundable) but they can be Transferred to another party.

What Business Category will my business be allocated to?

The Business Category will be the same as for the Wedding Industry Awards™.

How are the Australian Wedding Awards™ adjudicated?

The is NO Voting by Newlyweds, this was captured through Wedding Industry Awards™ in your Region.

Those Businesses that register within the prescribed time frame (RSVP Date) will have a Business Audit undertaken of their business to investigate the effective presentation of the business, user friendliness and functionality of their Website + Social Media. There will also be a secret shopper (Phone Call and Email) to investigate user friendliness, and customer engagement. In other words, Good Business Practices.

There is an opportunity to have a 30min discussion of your Business’s performance with the Business Audit, only if the Business requests this after the Event.



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