CHEVY CHASE, Md., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WeddingWire, the nation's leading online wedding marketplace, is excited to reveal the winners of the Bride's Choice Awards™ 2013. The esteemed annual awards program recognizes the top five percent of wedding professionals in the WeddingWire Network who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism. WeddingWire, has quickly become the world's largest wedding review site, with over one million reviews of wedding professionals.
The WeddingWire Bride's Choice Awards™ 2013 are given to the top local wedding vendors in more than 20 service categories, from wedding venues to wedding photographers, based on their professional achievements from the previous year. Unlike other awards in the wedding industry, Bride's Choice Awards™ are solely based on reviews from real newlyweds and their experiences working with their wedding professionals. Several winners believe that their positive reviews on WeddingWire have helped expand their business; "My reviews on WeddingWire provide other couples with insight into my quality of work, creativity, and personality," said Holly Cellini of My Floral Bliss in Orange County, California. "Winning the Bride's Choice Award has been invaluable to my business; it gives couples that extra push to pick up the phone and make an appointment."
Award-winning vendors are distinguished by their quality, quantity, consistency and timeliness of the reviews they received from their past clients within the WeddingWire Network, which is comprised of over 200,000 wedding professionals throughout the United States, Canada and abroad. For thousands of engaged couples, the award symbolizes legitimacy and reliability, along with a proven track record of success. "Reviews on WeddingWire have helped my business tremendously," notes Matt Celeste of Blueflash Photography in Providence, Rhode Island. "I think it's the most authentic form of marketing, giving prospective clients peace of mind to see that so many others have had positive experiences with us."
"Each year, WeddingWire looks forward to celebrating the success of the top-rated wedding professionals within the WeddingWire Network," said Timothy Chi, CEO, WeddingWire. "Now in its fifth year, the Bride's Choice Awards™ program continues to recognize the elite wedding professionals who exemplify a commitment to quality, service and professionalism. These businesses were chosen by our bridal community for their responsiveness and dedication to their clients over time and specifically throughout the past year. We are honored to recognize this group of excellent wedding professionals for their impressive achievements within the wedding industry."
The WeddingWire Bride's Choice Awards™ 2013 winners were notified via email on January 7, 2013. Recipients were given the official WeddingWire Bride's Choice Awards™ 2013 badge along with access to a suite of marketing tools to showcase their achievement and a complete list of the winners, which is available on the WeddingWire homepage. Many winners, such as Travis Gilbert of Fonix Entertainment in Atlanta, Georgia, are excited to share the news. "WeddingWire supplies a plethora of marketing tools to announce your award," said Gilbert. "This is the third year in a row that we have won the Bride's Choice Award and we will absolutely emphasize its importance to our clients. Thank you, WeddingWire, for helping our business flourish!"
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WeddingWire™, the nation's leading marketplace serving the $70 billion wedding industry, is the only online wedding planning resource designed to empower both engaged couples and wedding professionals. For engaged couples, WeddingWire offers the ability to search, compare and book over 200,000 reviewed wedding vendors, from wedding venues to wedding photographers. WeddingWire also offers a comprehensive suite of online planning tools for weddings, including wedding websites and wedding checklists, all at no charge. For wedding professionals, WeddingWire is the only all-in-one marketing platform for businesses online and on-the-go. WeddingWire offers one simple solution to build a professional network, improve search visibility, manage social media and reach mobile consumers. Businesses that advertise with WeddingWire appear on WeddingWire.com, ProjectWedding.com and other leading sites, including MarthaStewartWeddings.com (NYSE: MSO), Brides.com and Weddingbee.com.
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