Congratulations to the following businesses who have progressed to the next round: Top Contenders of the highly recognised 8th National Designer of Dreams ABIA Awards! All Finalists have solely been determined by the ratings & reviews provided by the Brides & Grooms of Australia over the 4 past consecutive years.

State Category Business
NSW 1st Night Honeymoon Newport Mirage
VIC 1st Night Honeymoon The Portsea Hotel
NSW 1st Night Honeymoon The Sebel Hawkesbury Resort & Spa
VIC Bomboniere Designer Candy
VIC Bomboniere Designer Chocolates by Chocolate Works -Vic
VIC Bomboniere Groovy Glass – Vic
NSW Bridal Accessories Bizzaro Bridal Couture
VIC Bridal Accessories Jeanette Maree
SA Bridal Accessories Princess Collection
NSW Bridal Accessories Viktoria Novak
NSW Bridal Gown Boutique Idora Bridal
NSW Bridal Gown Boutique Kel-Leigh Couture
VIC Bridal Gown Boutique L'Amour Bridal Boutique
VIC Bridal Gown Boutique Pretty Woman Bridalwear
SA Bridal Gown Boutique Princess Collection
NSW Bridal Gown Boutique Simple Elegance Boutique
VIC Bridal Shoes Jeanette Maree
VIC Bridal Shoes Mallouk Bridal Shoes
NSW Bridesmaid Gown Bizzaro Bridal Couture
NSW Bridesmaid Gown Kel-Leigh Couture
VIC Bridesmaid Gown Pretty Woman Bridalwear
SA Bridesmaid Gown Princess Collection
VIC Cake Design Ab Fab Cakes
QLD Cake Design Greg's Cake Decorating
SA Cake Design Heidelberg Cakes
SA Cake Design Lee's Cakes
QLD Cake Design Merivale Cakes and Crafts
VIC Cake Design Peninsula Cake Art
NSW Cake Design Project Cake
VIC Cake Design Sweet Designs by Claire
QLD Celebrant A Summer's Celebration: Kim-maree Summers
QLD Celebrant Bill Scurry CMC
QLD Celebrant Caroline Jackson
SA Celebrant Ceremonies for Life and Love
QLD Celebrant Christine Smith – Perfectly Gorgeous
NSW Celebrant Coral Kortlepel  Beautiful Celebrations
VIC Celebrant David Schneider CMC
WA Celebrant Dianne Waterton – Celebrant
NSW Celebrant Fiona King CMC
NSW Celebrant Gary Mooney Sydney Celebrant
QLD Celebrant Gwen Inglis CMC
QLD Celebrant I Do … For You ! Tarnya Bennett
QLD Celebrant Jennifer Cram CMC
NSW Celebrant Louise Spedding Celebrant
VIC Celebrant Meriki Comito
VIC Celebrant Rita Cohann Melbourne Marriage Celebrant
NSW Celebrant Robyn Pattison CMC
VIC Celebrant Sally Hughes AMC
SA Celebrant Suzanne Price CMC
NSW Celebrant Victoria Langham CMC-A Beautiful Day
NSW Ceremony Music Anthony Hughes | Divine Productions
QLD Ceremony Music G&M Event Group
NSW Ceremony Music Johnny Spitz Entertainment
SA Ceremony Music L'amour Vocal Ensemble
WA Ceremony Music Les Trois Amies
QLD Ceremony Music Naomi Terashima Harpist
VIC Ceremony Music Pianist – Ben Martin
QLD Ceremony Music Sally Beaumont – Harpist
QLD Ceremony Venue An Island Hideaway
NSW Ceremony Venue Bonville Golf Resort
VIC Ceremony Venue Bram Leigh Receptions
QLD Ceremony Venue Eco Studio Fellini
NSW Ceremony Venue Harrigans Irish Pub & Ibis Styles Harrington
SA Ceremony Venue Longview Vineyard
QLD Ceremony Venue Maleny Manor
VIC Ceremony Venue SkyHigh Mount Dandenong
QLD Ceremony Venue The Courthouse Restaurant
SA Ceremony Venue Utopia @ Waterfall Gully
QLD Ceremony Venue Villa Botanica
VIC Ceremony Venue Zonzo Estate
QLD Club Reception Arundel Hills Country Club
QLD Club Reception Currumbin RSL Waterside Events
QLD Club Reception Easts
SA Club Reception Glenelg Golf Club
NSW Club Reception Manly Golf Club
SA Club Reception Renmark Club
NSW Club Reception Ryde-Parramatta Golf Club
NSW Club Reception St. Michael's Golf Club
SA Club Reception The Grange Golf Club
QLD Club Reception The Surf Club Mooloolaba
NSW Designer/Couture Gown Bizzaro Bridal Couture
VIC Designer/Couture Gown Catherine R Couture
QLD Designer/Couture Gown Elizabeth de Varga Exclusive Fashions
QLD Designer/Couture Gown Paddington Weddings – Bertossi Brides
NSW Designer/Couture Gown Personalised Weddings Couture
VIC Designer/Couture Gown Romeo Bastone Couture
SA Disc Jockey Adelaide Professional DJ's
NSW Disc Jockey Anthony Hughes | Divine Productions
VIC Disc Jockey Bruce Harrison Events
VIC Disc Jockey DJ PeterD Entertainment Plus
NSW Disc Jockey DJ:Plus! Entertainment
QLD Disc Jockey Explosive Entertainment
QLD Disc Jockey G&M Event Group
NSW Disc Jockey Impression DJs
QLD Disc Jockey Moove It DJ's
QLD Disc Jockey NikNat Entertainment
VIC Disc Jockey PHP Wedding DJs
SA Disc Jockey Supreme Sound Mobile DJ
NSW Entertainment Agent EAO Entertainment
QLD Entertainment Agent Graham Hobson Entertainment
NSW Entertainment Agent Hunter Valley Wedding Entertainment
VIC Floral Design Basia Puchalski Floral Design
VIC Floral Design Beachside Blooms
QLD Floral Design Bella Bloom Floral Designs
NSW Floral Design Clementine and Rose (with Epping Floral Centre)
VIC Floral Design I Do Flowers
SA Floral Design In Bloom
NSW Floral Design Jade McIntosh Flowers
NSW Floral Design Joanne's Flowers Galore
WA Floral Design Sweet Pea Florist
VIC Floral Design Thrive Flowers & Events
QLD Floral Design Wedding Flowers by Keren
WA Floral Design Willetton Wedding Flowers
NSW Floral Design Yeng Tan Floral Designer
NSW Function Coordinator Bonville Golf Resort
VIC Function Coordinator Bram Leigh Receptions
SA Function Coordinator Cindy's Classic Gourmet
NSW Function Coordinator Dockside
NSW Function Coordinator Harrigans Irish Pub & Ibis Styles Harrington
QLD Function Coordinator Highfields Cultural Centre
NSW Function Coordinator L'Aqua
VIC Function Coordinator Leonda By The Yarra
SA Function Coordinator Longview Vineyard
QLD Function Coordinator Maleny Manor
QLD Function Coordinator Mercure Townsville
QLD Function Coordinator Riverdeck Restaurant
VIC Function Coordinator SkyHigh Mount Dandenong
SA Function Coordinator The Lakes Resort Hotel
VIC Function Coordinator Zonzo Estate
NSW Grooms Fashion Just For Him
QLD Hair Stylist Aleesha Darke – A Fashionable Hair Life
QLD Hair Stylist Amanda Higl Hair & Make-up
NSW Hair Stylist Amy Chan Hair & Makeup Artistry
QLD Hair Stylist Belladonna Brides
NSW Hair Stylist Carly Wood Mobile Wedding Hair Sydney
SA Hair Stylist Complete Look Hair & Beauty
NSW Hair Stylist D'Makeup Station
VIC Hair Stylist De Ross Artistry
VIC Hair Stylist DYEinVAIN Specialist in Bridal Hair Design
QLD Hair Stylist Evalyn Parsons Hair
NSW Hair Stylist Faces Makeup & Hair
QLD Hair Stylist Hair by Nicola
QLD Hair Stylist Lara Quinn Makeup Artist
NSW Hair Stylist Le Fabulous
VIC Hair Stylist Magical Makeovers
QLD Hair Stylist Makeup 4 Brides / Hair 4 Brides
VIC Hair Stylist Mobile Makeovers
QLD Hair Stylist Rolling Scissors Mobile Hairdressing
QLD Hire Beautiful Illusions
QLD Hire Beautiful Weddings
NSW Hire Circle Of Love
QLD Hire Event Illusions
VIC Hire Event Perfection
NSW Hire Events by Jennifer
NSW Hire Events by Nadia
QLD Hire First Class Functions
SA Hire Set Your Scene
QLD Hotel Reception Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise
QLD Hotel Reception Mercure Townsville
VIC Hotel Reception The Brighton Savoy
SA Hotel Reception The Playford
VIC Hotel Reception The Portsea Hotel
VIC Independent Caterer ACC Catering P/L
SA Independent Caterer Cindy's Classic Gourmet
VIC Independent Caterer Crystal Palace Catering
VIC Independent Caterer MoreISH Catering
QLD Independent Wedding  Consultant A Fabulous Event Planning Services
NSW Independent Wedding  Consultant Bells N Whistles Events
SA Independent Wedding  Consultant Cindy's Classic Gourmet
NSW Independent Wedding  Consultant Circle Of Love
QLD Independent Wedding  Consultant Coast to Country Wedding and Events
NSW Independent Wedding  Consultant Couture Wedding Planning
QLD Independent Wedding  Consultant First Class Functions
WA Independent Wedding  Consultant Jody Q Weddings
NSW Jewellery Fashion Bizzaro Bridal Couture
VIC Jewellery Fashion Jeanette Maree
SA Jewellery Fashion Princess Collection
VIC Jewellery Fashion Romeo Bastone Couture
NSW Live Band/Group Anthony Hughes | Divine Productions
QLD Live Band/Group Graham Hobson Entertainment
NSW Live Band/Group Johnny Spitz Entertainment
VIC Live Band/Group Melbourne Acoustic Duo
VIC Live Band/Group The Bombastics
WA Live Band/Group The Dinner Singer
NSW Live Band/Group Vibe Wedding Band
QLD Make-up Artist Amanda Higl Hair & Make-up
NSW Make-up Artist Amanda La Monica -Makeup Artist/Bridal Specialist
NSW Make-up Artist Amy Chan Hair & Makeup Artistry
NSW Make-up Artist Ann Hassarati Makeup
VIC Make-up Artist Blush Makeup Artistry
SA Make-up Artist Complete Look Hair & Beauty
NSW Make-up Artist D'Makeup Station
NSW Make-up Artist Empire Artistries
NSW Make-up Artist Faces Makeup & Hair
QLD Make-up Artist KJ Artistry
QLD Make-up Artist Lara Quinn Makeup Artist
NSW Make-up Artist Le Fabulous
VIC Make-up Artist Magical Makeovers
VIC Make-up Artist Mobile Makeovers
VIC Master of Ceremonies Bruce Harrison Events
VIC Master of Ceremonies DJ PeterD Entertainment Plus
NSW Master of Ceremonies DJ:Plus! Entertainment
QLD Master of Ceremonies G&M Event Group
NSW Master of Ceremonies Johnny Spitz Entertainment
QLD Master of Ceremonies Moove It DJ's
VIC Master of Ceremonies PHP Wedding DJs
SA Master of Ceremonies Supreme Sound Mobile DJ
VIC Photography A Touch Of Flash Photography
VIC Photography Bright Eyes Photography
QLD Photography Diana Wakeham Photography
QLD Photography Emma Nayler Photographer
VIC Photography Iain and Jo | We tell love stories
VIC Photography Mark Dayman Photography
VIC Photography Mark Teague Photography
QLD Photography Mills Photography
QLD Photography Papillon Studio
NSW Photography Studio Zanetti
NSW Photography Sue Taylor Photography
VIC Reception Centre Table Matters @Emu Bottom Homestead
SA Reception Centre Adelaide Pavilion
QLD Reception Centre Albert River Wines
QLD Reception Centre An Island Hideaway
VIC Reception Centre Bram Leigh Receptions
NSW Reception Centre Dockside
QLD Reception Centre Eco Studio Fellini
NSW Reception Centre L'Aqua
VIC Reception Centre Leonda By The Yarra
SA Reception Centre Longview Vineyard
QLD Reception Centre Maleny Manor
VIC Reception Centre Meadowbank
VIC Reception Centre Merrimu Receptions
VIC Reception Centre The Sovereign
QLD Reception Centre Villa Botanica
NSW Resort/Motel Reception Bonville Golf Resort
NSW Resort/Motel Reception Chateau Elan at The Vintage
VIC Resort/Motel Reception RACV Cape Schanck Resort
SA Resort/Motel Reception The Lakes Resort Hotel
QLD Resort/Motel Reception Twin Towns Clubs & Resorts
QLD Restaurant Reception Riverdeck Restaurant
VIC Restaurant Reception SkyHigh Mount Dandenong
QLD Restaurant Reception The Courthouse Restaurant
QLD Restaurant Reception The Waterfront Restaurant
SA Restaurant Reception Utopia @ Waterfall Gully
NSW Restaurant Reception Wolfies Grill Restaurant
VIC Restaurant Reception Zonzo Estate
SA Rings DDS Diamond Design Studios
NSW Rings Williams The Jewellers
VIC Special Services Groovy Glass – Vic
NSW Special Services Impact AV
NSW Special Services In the Booth NSW
QLD Special Services In the Booth QLD
SA Special Services In the Booth SA
VIC Special Services In the Booth VIC
VIC Special Services Nic's Button Buds
VIC Special Services Simply Rose Petals – VIC
QLD Stationery Cloud Nine Weddings
NSW Stationery Creative Escapade
NSW Stationery Essentric
NSW Stationery Fine Invitations
VIC Stationery Invitations etc
SA Stationery Quick Creations
NSW Stationery SAJARO Invitations
NSW Stationery The Invitation Studio
NSW Transport 7th Heaven Wedding Cars
SA Transport Chevrolet Impalas of Adelaide
SA Transport Classic Jags
VIC Transport Enrik Limousines
NSW Transport I Do Wedding Cars
QLD Transport Limoso Luxury Transport
QLD Transport Noosa V.I.P. Limousines
NSW Transport Openair Wedding Cars
QLD Transport Tic Tac Tours & Premier Limousines
VIC Transport Triple R Luxury Car Hire
QLD Video Production All Your Memories
VIC Video Production Allure Productions
SA Video Production I Do Cinema
VIC Video Production Life in Motion
NSW Video Production MTW Production
QLD Video Production Playback Studios
VIC Video Production Stu Art Video Productions
QLD Wedding Stylist A Fabulous Event Planning Services
NSW Wedding Stylist Affections Wedding & Event Hire
VIC Wedding Stylist Beachside Blooms
QLD Wedding Stylist Beautiful Illusions
QLD Wedding Stylist Beautiful Weddings
QLD Wedding Stylist Cloud Nine Weddings
QLD Wedding Stylist Event Illusions
VIC Wedding Stylist Event Perfection
NSW Wedding Stylist Events by Jennifer
NSW Wedding Stylist Events by Nadia
SA Wedding Stylist Set Your Scene
VIC Wedding Stylist Thrive Flowers & Events