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The Equally Wed Awards

BAND / MUSICIAN

WINNER

Mariachi Divas
Hacienda Heights, CA

FINALISTS

Jordan Khan Band
New York, NY

The Eleven
New York, NY

The Radio Band
Denver, CO

Vybe Society
Oakland, CA

CATERER

WINNER

A Thyme to Cook
North Stonington, CT

FINALISTS

Cocktail Caterers
New York, NY

LM Catering & Events
Chicago, IL

Urban Cookhouse
Huntsville AL

CAKE MAKER

WINNER

FINALISTS

Angel Food Bakery
Minneapolis, MN

BunnieCakes
Miami, FL

Parlour Vegan Bakery
Plantation, FL

CITY/STATE OR COUNTRY FOR DESTINATION WEDDINGS

WINNER

FINALISTS

Austin, Texas

Chicago, Illinois

Seattle, Washington

Victoria, British Columbia

DJ

WINNER

DJ Keelez
Los Angeles, CA

FINALISTS

Ericalandia
Los Angeles, CA

Hay DJ
Louisville, KY

Jess the Ripper
Portland, OR

Toast and Jams
Chicago, IL

ENTERTAINMENT (NON-MUSIC)

WINNER

Sheroes Entertainment


Los Angeles, CA

FINALISTS

Élan Artists
New York, NY

Pyrotex
Leonard, TX

EVENT RENTALS

WINNER

Power of Love
Portland, OR

FINALISTS

Big D Party Rentals
Carrollton, TX

Colorado Party Rentals
ColoradoSprings, CO

FLORIST

WINNER

Best Friends Flowers
New Haven, CT

FINALISTS

Folie à Deux Events
Carrboro, NC

The Rogue Petal Co.
Baltimore, MD

Whit Hazen
Los Angeles, CA

Winston and Main
Los Angeles, CA

LIGHTING/DÈCOR

WINNER

The Lighter Side


Los Angeles, CA

FINALISTS

GIFT REGISTRY

WINNER

Target





FINALISTS

WEDDING GOWNS (STORE OR BRAND)

WINNER


Curvy Custom Bride


Indianapolis, IN

FINALISTS

HAIRSTYLIST

WINNER


Lisa Boehm


Portland, OR

FINALISTS

Beauty Crew Mobile
Wilmington, NC

Canvas Hair Salon
Ballston, Spa, NY

HOTEL FOR WEDDINGS

WINNER

The Garland




North Hollywood, CA

FINALISTS

Golden Hotel
Golden, CO

Oak Bay Beach Hotel
Victoria, BC

Stroudsmoor Country Inn
Stroudsburg, PA

Yours Truly DC
Washington, DC

JEWELER

WINNER

Emily Chelsea Jewelry

Philadelphia, PA

FINALISTS

Aide-mémoire Jewelry
Seattle, WA

Bario Neal
New York, NY

Jewels by Grace
Los Angeles, CA

Ringed
Portland, OR

OFFICIANT

WINNER

LaToya Papillon-Herr


New Orleans, LA

FINALISTS

Carly Miller
Durham, NC

Lisa Nowak
Las Vegas, NV

Rev. Kevin Holland
Raleigh, NC

Woven Threads
Ontario, Canada

STATIONER/INVITATION DESIGNER

WINNER

Golden Summer Designs


(formerly known as Poppy and Birch)
Los Angeles, CA

FINALISTS

Coral Pheasant
New Haven, CT

Minted
San Francisco, CA

Revolution Paper Co.
Lincoln, NE

MAKEUP ARTIST

WINNER

Lisa Boehm


Portland, OR

FINALISTS

Heather Michelle
Huntsville, AL

Julie Dy
San Francisco, CA

Michaela Frances Artistry
Louisville, KY

Onlo
Philadelphia, PA

PLANNER/COORDINATOR

WINNER

Anything But Gray Events




Los Angeles, CA

FINALISTS

Aisle Less Traveled
Seattle, WA

Andrew Roby Events
Washington, D.C.

Fuse Weddings
Salt Lake City, UT

PHOTOGRAPHER

WINNER

Renoda Campbell Photography




San Luis Obispo, CA

FINALISTS

Carla Ten Eyck
Hartford, CT

Tiny House Photo
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Tia Nash
New Orleans, LA

RESORT FOR HONEYMOONS

WINNER

Mystic River




Cayo District, Belize

FINALISTS

Four Seasons Resort Seychelles
Desroches Island, Seychelles

Hotel Casbah Formentera
BalearicIslands, Spain

Rosewood Phuket
Phuket, Thailand

RESORT FOR DESTINATION WEDDINGS

WINNER

Villa Punto de Vista


Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

FINALISTS

SUITS (STORE OR BRAND)

WINNER

Sharpe Suiting



Los Angeles, CA

FINALISTS

Bindle & Keep
Brooklyn, NY

The Tailory
New York, NY

Tuxedo Den
Wall, NJ

Uncommon Closet
Chicago, IL

TRANSPORTATION COMPANY

WINNER

Five Emerald Limousine


San Francisco, CA

FINALISTS

Jax Black Car Transportation
Jacksonville, FL

Maritur DMC
Cancun, Mexico

Prime Limo
Dallas, TX

TRAVEL AGENT

WINNER

FINALISTS

Journeys Travel
Bourbonnais, IL

Out Adventures
Toronto, Canada

The Travel Siblings
New York, NY

UNIQUE SERVICE

WINNER

Uncommon Closet


Chicago, IL

FINALISTS

Ketubah Graphia
Brooklyn, NY

Soul 2 Soul Global
Los Angeles, CA

The Art of Etiquette
Philadelphia, PA

VENUE

WINNER

The Ebell of Los Angeles


Los Angeles, CA

FINALISTS

VIDEOGRAPHER

WINNER

Lumen Studios


Kansas City, MO

FINALISTS

Abidoodle Productions
Annapolis, MD

Key Moment Films
Palm Beach, FL

Love More Films
Lititz, PA

DÈCOR COMPANY

WINNER

Heart Wedding Decor


Petoskey, MI

FINALISTS

Dash of Pride
Portland, OR

Eclectic Hive
Denver, CO

Line and Letter Designs
Lancaster, PA

Wallflower Rentals
Longmont, CA

RESTAURANT

WINNER

The Chicago Diner


Chicago, IL

FINALISTS

MyMoon
Brooklyn, NY

Sens Restaurant
San Francisco, CA

The Terrace Room
Oakland, CA

Wahoo! Grill
Decatur, GA

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Equally Wed award winners are chosen through a public voting process. We first accept nominations from the public during our nomination period. After our nomination period ends, we compile the submissions of the most nominated people/companies and then review all finalists to confirm they exemplify LGBTQ+ inclusivity. We then open up a voting period to allow the public to vote for the No. 1 LGBTQ+ inclusive vendor in each award category. After the voting period ends, Equally Wed will compile all final results to announce the winner in each award category.

The 2021 Equally Wed Awards nomination period begins on April 2, 2021 and ends April 23, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern.

Finalists will be announced on May 5, 2021.

Our voting period will open on May 5, 2021 and end on May 21, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern.

Award winners will be announced on June 7, 2021.

No. Nominations and winners are chosen solely by our submission and voting process, which is free to submitters, nominees and award recipients. However, Equally Wed does reserve the right to reject any nomination or winner if Equally Wed determines they are not LGBTQ+ inclusive.

Our 2020 Equally Wed Award winners are listed here and we encourage companies to continue to celebrate and promote their past win(s). If you are a past winner and you need access to a past winner or finalist badge, please email us at awards@equallywed.com.

OUR PROCESS EXPLAINED

Nominations for 2021 Equally Wed Awards are now closed. Voting is open and ends May 21, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern. During this period, the public will vote for their favorite LGBTQ+ inclusive vendors and venues. The finalist with the most votes in their respective category will win. Award winners will be announced June 7, 2021.

All winners will be notified by email and sent a badge.

We cannot wait to congratulate all our finalists and 2021 winners!

Questions? Email us at awards@equallywed.com.

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