Congrats to the AACWP VENDI Awards Nominees!

by Ryan Conner

The American Association of Certified Wedding Planners (AACWP), a nonprofit focusing on the education of wedding planners, will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year with the 2017 Vendi Awards on February 19, 2017. The organization has announced the nominees of this highly-coveted award, and members of the AACWP will vote on the winners. (Check back after the event and we will announce the winners!) We know how hard all of the local vendors work to bring the best of the best in wedding design, service, and planning. We extend our warmest congrats to all of the nominees. (Event info is below.)


  • Crème de la Crème Cake Company
  • Dallas Affaires Cake Company
  • Frosted Art Bakery
  • Panini Bakery and Cakes
  • Sugar Bee Sweets Bakery


  • Andy Austin
  • Jason Esquire Barnes
  • Nate Nelson
  • Glenn Roush
  • William Ryan


  • It’s Your Night, William Ryan
  • LeForce Entertainment, Glenn Roush
  • Simply Music, Brian Prescott
  • Stage 2 Lighting

Ceremony Site

  • Arlington Hall at Lee Park
  • Bella Donna Chapel
  • Dallas Arboretum
  • Highland Park United Methodist Church
  • Marty Leonard Community Chapel
  • Robert Carr Chapel
  • Royal Lane Baptist Church

Reception Site

  • Arlington Hall at Lee Park
  • Four Seasons Resort and Club
  • Hickory Street Annex
  • Hotel Crescent Court
  • The Fort Worth Club


  • Emerald City Band
  • IDT Band
  • Jordan Kahn Music Company
  • The Project
  • The Walton Stout Band


  • Bella Flora of Dallas
  • Bows and Arrows
  • Branching Out Floral & Event Design
  • Haute Floral
  • Tami Winn Events
  • The Garden Gate

Linen Rental

  • AM Linen Rental
  • La Tavola Fine Linen Rental
  • M&M The Special Event Company
  • Nuage Designs
  • POSH Couture Rentals
  • E.A.T. by Design

Rental (non-linen)

  • Bella Acento
  • Celebration Event Rentals, an M&M Company
  • M&M The Special Event Company
  • Propmaker Event Rentals
  • Top Tier Staffing and Event Rentals

Bridal Salon

  • Bliss Bridal
  • Bridal Boutique of Lewisville
  • LuLu’s Bridal Boutique
  • Stanley Korshak Bridal Salon
  • The Bridal Salon at Neiman Marcus


  • Beauty and the Blush, Rayven Williams Walker
  • Erin Blair Makeup and Hair Design, Erin Blair
  • Lip Service Makeup, Jennifer Trotter
  • Maitee Miles Hair and Makeup, Maitee Miles
  • Tracy Melton Artistry, Tracy Melton


  • Ken Byrd
  • Sonny Gann
  • Arianna Gray
  • Keith Long
  • Chris Marx
  • Mike Ryherd
  • Ken Savage


  • AJL International Transportation
  • Blue Diamond Limousines
  • Romantic Remembrances
  • Silver West Limousines
  • Wynne Transportation


  • CN Catering
  • Gil’s Elegant Catering
  • Kent Rathbun Catering
  • Wendy Krispin Caterer
  • Wolfgang Puck Catering


  • 5×7 Designs
  • Paper Planer
  • Pink Champagne Paper
  • Southern Fried Paper
  • Stamped Paper Company


  • Amy Karp Photography
  • Sarah Kate Photography
  • Joseph Mark Photography
  • Perez Photography
  • Allen Tsai Photography
  • Jennifer Yarbro Photography


  • Candlelight Films
  • Nice Shot Films
  • Marc Roberts Videography
  • Splendor Films
  • Turquoise Video

If you wish to attend the event, please check out the details here.