Asian Wedding Awards 2016 Nominees

Nominees have been announced for the third Asian Wedding Awards, which will take place in Manchester on March 14, 2016.

Asian Wedding Awards 2016 Nominees

"The stories we are seeing about each nominee are outstanding."

The nominees for the third Asian Wedding Awards have been revealed.

Sponsored by The British Institute of Professional Photographers, Barkers Catering Equipment Hire and more, the award celebrates the hard work of wedding professionals.

It honours the devotion, creativity and inspirations of suppliers and businesses within the Asian wedding industry in the UK.

A panel of judges will be looking for those that deliver excellent service, quality product, commitment, professional standards and inspirational values.

Asian Wedding Awards 2016 NomineesMonir Ali, a photographer and founder of the Asian Wedding Awards, says:

“We have been overwhelmed by the number of nominations that have come in this year as well as the quality of nominations that are coming in for the businesses.

“The judges will have a tough job in deciding who is the most deserving of the coveted accolade of Award Winner.”

Juel Khan, Managing Director of Simplicity Events and co-organiser of the Awards, comments:

“The stories we are seeing about each and every nominee are just outstanding and inspirational, the levels of customer service, their dedication and their hardwork, is just a small testament to what they do.”

Here is the full list of nominees for the 2016 Asian Wedding Awards:

Bridal Wear Designer of the Year

  • Sharons Couture
  • Ze’faith Haute Couture
  • Saira’s Closet
  • Kanval by Design
  • Burooj
  • Maysa
  • Sai Fashions
  • Alankar House of Sarees
  • Bombay Stores

Cake Company of the Year

  • Ab Cakes
  • B Inspired
  • The Cake Deli
  • Bollycakes
  • The Cake Gallery

Caterer of the Year

  • Coriander Group
  • Sanjay Foods
  • Desi Lounge
  • Royal Nawaab Manchester
  • Euro Caterers
  • Payal Events
  • The Sheridan Suite
  • Apna Khana

Asian Wedding Awards 2016 Nominees

Wedding Filmmaker of the Year

  • Allure Events
  • Unique Films
  • Elite Filming
  • Tariq Iftikhar Films
  • Film Art Pictures

Florist of the Year

  • Margaret Mason Special Event Florist
  • Floral Creations by Reena
  • Springbank
  • Red Floral Architecture
  • Verdure Floral Design

Grooms Wear Designer of the Year

  • Burooj
  • Ziggi Menswear
  • Bombay Stores

Hair Stylist of the Year

  • Sofia Qayyum Hair Artist
  • Aamir Naveed Hairstylist
  • Imran Ali Hairstylist

Makeup Artist of the Year

  • Sultan Bridal Services & Training Academy
  • Coshi Makeup
  • Beauty by Amara
  • Asian Creations
  • Naeem Khan Makeup Academy
  • Al Bidaya

Mehndi Artist of the Year

  • Primrose Henna
  • Mehndi Seasons

Entertainer of the Year

  • R & R Productions
  • Mark Ostyn Classical Violinist
  • Apnabeat Entertainment
  • Explosive Entertainments
  • Desi Nach
  • Ri Ri’s Dance Academy

Asian Wedding Awards 2016 Nominees

Newcomer of the Year

  • Onyx Medica
  • Kandy by Kiran
  • Très Belle Robe
  • MyLahore
  • Baab-e-Salaam Banqueting Hall
  • Events by Amara
  • B Inspired
  • Brands by Bombay Stores

Wedding Photographer of the Year

  • Opu Sultan Photography
  • Jahans Photography
  • Rahman Photography
  • Richmond Pictures
  • Suhaag Photography
  • AD Studio Photography & Filming
  • Rehan Siddique Photography
  • Divine Photos
  • Bhavna Barrett
  • Shot by Shahed
  • Photography by Dannish
  • Afsha Siddique Photography

Toast Master of the Year

  • Malcolm Kindon
  • Khalid Ahmed
  • Derek Timmins-Jones

Transport Supplier of the Year

  • Rolls Royce Chauffeurs
  • AJ Limos
  • People To Places
  • Horgan’s Wedding Cars

Venue & Stage Decorator of the Year

  • Saheli Stages
  • Medina Events
  • 1SW Events
  • The Wedding Fairy
  • Maz Events
  • Eastern Pavilion Banqueting Hall

Venue of the Year

  • Thornton Hall Hotel & Spa
  • Cedar Court Bradford
  • Thornton Manor
  • Manchester Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel
  • The Lowry Hotel
  • Hilton Manchester Deansgate Hotel
  • The Midland Hotel
  • Tatton Park
  • The Point – LCCC
  • Colshaw Hall
  • The Mere Golf Resort & Spa
  • Vermillion
  • Sheridan Suite
  • Eastern Pavilion Banqueting Hall

Wedding Accessories & Jewellery Supplier of the Year

  • Jewellery Box
  • Bombay Stores

Wedding DJ of the Year

  • Apnabeat Entertainment
  • Jabba & Klyde DJ Roadshow
  • Sensation Entertainments
  • Soulasia Roadshow
  • Delsonic

Wedding Planner of the Year

  • Phoenix Event Management
  • Snob Events
  • Payal Events
  • B Inspired

Wedding Stationary Supplier of the Year

  • Galleria Designs LTD
  • Sijara Designs
  • Bespoke Wedding Invites UK
  • Designer Wedding Cards

There are also two Judges Awards that will be announced at the Gala Dinner – namely Judges Awards for Outstanding Contribution and Judges Award for Wedding Professional of the Year.

All winners will be revealed on March 14, 2016 at the Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel.

You can book your tickets for the Awards Dinner here.

Good luck to all the nominees!

Stacey is a media specialist and creative writer, who enjoys watching TV & films, ice skating, dance, debating with an insane passion for news and politics. Her motto is 'Expand always in all-ways.'

Images courtesy of Asian Wedding Experience, Floral Creations by Reena and B Inspired Facebook

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