Award Categories

The Scottish VOWS Awards recognises outstanding wedding suppliers for their customer service in the following categories:

  1. Bridal Accessories Retailer
  2. Bridal Dress Retailer
  3. Bridal Dress Designer
  4. Mums' Outfit Retailer
  5. Groomswear Retailer
  6. Wedding Hairdresser
  7. Wedding Make-up Artist
  8. Wedding Cake Baker/ Designer
  9. Wedding Florist
  10. Wedding Décor and Linen Hire
  11. Independent Wedding Caterer
  12. Jeweller
  13. Musicians and Entertainment
  14. Music and Entertainment Agency
  15. Wedding Photographer
  16. Wedding Stationer
  17. Wedding Transport Supplier
  18. Wedding Film Supplier
  19. Independent Wedding Co-ordinator
  20. Venue Wedding Co-ordinator
  21. Wedding Venue

In addition, there will be an award for Specialist Wedding Service which will include nominations for companies which do not fall into the categories above, for example, bridesmaid dress retailer, dance tuition, pyrotechnics etc.

Outstanding Contribution

The Scottish VOWS Awards have introduced the Outstanding Contribution Award. This prestigious award will recognise a company or individual who has made a significant contribution to the wedding industry.

Nominations for this award can be made by any member of the wedding industry and the nominated company or individual should meet the following criteria:

  • Dedication to customer service within the wedding industry
  • Service ‘above and beyond’ the norm, through effort and/or impact
  • Credibility with wedding industry peers and colleagues