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

Sly
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
MyDeejay


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
Booth-o-Rama


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

Clickspark
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