The annual Excellence Awards were held at the lovely Thursday Club!

Members are invited to apply for awards by submitting photos of their work, as well as answering essay questions pertaining to the category they feel they qualify for. A panel of judges then votes on the member submissions and selects the winner.

This years panel of judges was composed of the following San Diego event professionals:
Jennifer Cole- Jennifer Cole Florals
Lisa Lippe- Details Defined
Cary Pennington- Cary Pennington Photography

The categories, sponsors and winners:
Best New Trend, Sponsored by Artistic Wedding Cakes by the Grove, Winner- Take Note Creations
Best Wedding Detail or Memory, Sponsored by Rockin Jazz Big Band, Winner-The Emotion Picture Studio
Best Event Design, Sponsored by Bridal Bazaar, Winner- Floral Works by Raphael’s
Consultant of the Year, Sponsored by Sensational Treats, Winner- Jeanette Bagcus of Jeanette Bagcus Weddings
Vendor of the Year, Sponsored by San Diego Style Weddings, Winner- Bethel Nathan of Ceremonies by Bethel
Venue of the Year, Sponsored by Entertainment at Large, Winner- Marriott Marquis and Marina
Rockstar of the Year, Sponsored by San Diego Style Weddings, Winner- Sheri Karpinski of Sensational Treats
ABC Excellence Leader, Sponsored by Sensational Treats, Winner- Deborah Young of a Ceremony of Elegance

Thank you to our generous sponsors for their time and donations for this annual event!

Venue- The Thursday Club
Photos- David Manning Photographers
Floral Design- Classic Blooms Studio
Linens- Elegant Events
Stationery- Love Notes Stationery
Entertainment- Rockin Jazz Big Band
AV- Mobile Music Plus
Photobooth- Tap Snap
Catering- The French Gourmet
Rentals- Platinum Party Rentals
Video- The Emotion Picture Studio

View the full image gallery on the Facebook page HERE!