The Equally Wed Awards


Nominations are now closed for the inaugural Equally Wed Awards.

The Equally Wed Awards honor the best LGBTQ+ inclusive wedding pros and venues around the globe.

Nominees do not need to be LGBTQ+, only LGBTQ+ inclusive. Click here to understand what LGBTQ+ inclusive means.


The Equally Wed Awards accepts entries in the following categories:

  • band/musician
  • caterer
  • cake maker / designer / baker
  • city/state or country for destination weddings
  • DJ
  • entertainment (non-music)
  • event rentals
  • favors
  • florist / floral designer
  • gift registry
  • gown store/brand
  • hairstylist hotel for weddings
  • jeweler
  • lighting/decor company
  • makeup artist
  • officiant
  • planner/coordinator
  • photographer
  • resort for destination weddings
  • resort for honeymoons
  • stationer / invitation designer
  • suit store/brand
  • transportation company
  • travel agent
  • unique service
  • videographer


From now until Feb. 15, 2020, nominations are open for the public to nominate the best LGBTQ+ inclusive vendors and venues in the wedding industry. On Feb. 15, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern, we will close nominations.

The vendors and venues who get the most nominations in their category will advance to the voting round. Only 10 vendors and venues will advance to the voting round.

On March 6, 2020, polls will open and the public can vote for their favorite LGBTQ+ inclusive vendors and venues. Voting closes on March 20, 2020.

Five winners in each category will be announced on April 2, 2020.

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