Created by the Editors of Bayside Bride and Charm City Wed, our goal is to honor and promote excellence in the Maryland, DC, and Virginia wedding industry!

Whether you are a bride, industry professional, or lover of all things weddings - We hope you take the time to nominate your favorite wedding professionals from the DMV and join us in honoring the entrepreneurs and small businesses that make Chesapeake Weddings truly exceptional!

Congratulations to the 2014 Winners!

Best Attire

Amanda Ritchie Bridal & Beauty
Betsy Robinson's Bridal Collection
Annapolis Formal & Tuxedos

Best Bakeries & Sweets

SugarBakers Cakes
Charm City Cakes
Flavor Cupcakery

Best Band

Burnt Sienna
Sam Grow Band

Best Beauty

Up Do's for I Do's
Behind the Veil
Amie Decker Beauty

Best Calligraphy

Sarah Bohl Designs
Just Write Studios
Beloved Paper

Best Catering

Chef's Expressions
Catering by Uptown
Laurrapin Grille

Best DJ

Absolute Entertainment
Event Pro DJs

Best Event Planning & Design

Lemon & Lime Event Design
Plan It Perfect Events
Celebrating Moments by Marcie
Eventi Planning

Best Favors & Handmade

2hands Studios
Oh My Chocolate
Homemade Bride

Best Florist

My Flower Box Events
Blush Floral Design
Intrigue Design & Décor

Best Invitations

Allison Barnhill Designs
MLC Designs
Kindly R.S.V.P Designs

Best Jewelry

Smyth Jewelers
Faye Daniel Designs
Jenna's Gems

Best Officiant

Laura C. Cannon
Alberta Eaton
Mary Rahall

Best Photobooth

Bow-tie Booths
Pixilated Photo Booth

Best Photographer

Dani Leigh Photography
Kimberly Brooke Photography
Leo DJ Photography

Best Rentals

Absolute Party Rental
Party Plus Baltimore
Select Event Rentals

Best Transportation

An Extraordinar Limousine
Zbest Limousines, Inc
Bayside Limousine, Inc

Best Venue

Chesapeake Bay Beach Club
American Visionary Art Museum
Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa

Best Videographer

Blue Sky Films
Maverick Productions

Best Misc./Write In

Ice Labs
Event Pro Live (Lighting)
Mixin' Mimi Mixology

The Nomination Period

January 2, 2014 through January 17, 2014 - nominate your favorite vendors using the Chesapeake Bridal Awards website! The total number of nominations will play a role in which vendors go on to the second round, so be sure to spread the words about vendors that you feel deserve a spot!

The Voting Period

Once all of the nominations have been collected, the top vendors will be selected and on January 20th- voting for the Chesapeake Bridal Awards will begin! Voting will take place through Facebook Application on both the Bayside Bride and Charm City Wed Facebook Pages! Individuals are limited one ballot per Facebook Page, two ballots in total, per voting cycle!

The Winners

On January 31st, 2013, all winners and nominees will be announced! The top three winning vendors in each category will be granted one year of free membership in the Bayside Bride Vendor Guide. In addition, the top two vendors in each category will also be granted one year of free membership in the Charm City Wed Vendor Guide.

Top three vendors in each category will become Bayside Bride’s 2013 handpicked  vendors and receive a free prime lising in their  vendor guide

The top vendor in each category will receive a free 1 year listing on Charm City Wed

All nominees will receive a 20% discount on  Bayside Bride Vendor Guide memberships