Stunning Moments: Capturing the Best in Nashville Weddings

We've just wrapped up the best of Nashville wedding vendors and best of Nashville weddings winners can be viewed here!

Now, we're on a search for the best Nashville wedding photos. Each vendor can submit only one image per category.

Email your submissions to Send one photo per email and put the category in the subject and include your website/contact in the email. (Please note that ABG reserves the right to use all submitted images on our website and in future publications. In turn, we will always give photo credit.)


Best Wedding Photograph

Best Bridal Photograph

Best Engagement Photograph

Best Wedding Cake

Best Bouquet

Best Tablescape

Best Wedding Decor

Best Styled Bridal Party

Best Wedding Hair

Best Food Presentation

Best Venue Transformation

Photos must be submitted by April 1.

ABG readers - brides and wedding professionals - will vote on their favorites and determine winners.

Good luck!

Nashville Newlyweds - Vote for Your Favorite Wedding Vendors

You Could Win a $100 Visa Gift Card (ABG) is searching for Nashville's best wedding vendors according to you, Nashville newlyweds. We know you've been asked this before - by The Knot, Wedding Wire, etc - but this is the real Nashville award, given by people who really care about Nashville brides and the Nashville businesses that make their day magical.

ABG seeks to honor the best in Nashville weddings...and we need your help. Nashville brides-to-be are depending on you.

If your wedding took place between December 1, 2006 and December 1, 2008, we want to hear from you! (2007 brides are allowed to vote on their video / photos that were received in 2008.)

Did you fall in love with a wedding vendor? Was there one that made your day spectacular? Were you amazed at a vendor's ability to anticipate and meet your needs? Don't they deserve credit for making your day fabulous?

Simply click here to vote for the most outstanding wedding vendor(s) that you hired. That’s it!

Gift card winner will be randomly drawn and will be contacted the first week in February, 2009 - just in time for Valentine's Day:).

Bride Bloggers:

If your blog rocks, we want to honor you and help brides find your wonderful ideas. Have your bride readers vote for you! Grab a badge/link below and spread the word.


Nashville Wedding Vendors:

You've worked hard to develop your trade. You are professional. You work hard, missing Saturday upon Saturday to ensure that Nashville couples have a wonderful wedding day. You deserve to be recognized by the Nashville brides you've served.

The ABG award is 1) the only award specific to Nashville weddings, 2) based on feedback from real Nashville brides and 3) is more than just a popularity vote. Brides will vote for their favorites and a panel of real Nashville brides will determine the very best in Nashville weddings based on professionalism, quality, innovation, service, and other important factors.

Here are the "best of" categories:

Attire - Alterations / Cleaning
Attire - Bridal Gown Selection
Attire - Bridal Gown Service
Attire - Bridesmaid Dress Selection
Attire - Bridesmaid Dress Service
Attire - Men's Tuxedos
Attire - Mother of Bride
Décor - Event Design
Décor - Floral Design
Décor - Lighting
Décor - Rentals (Linen, Etc)
Guest Accommodations
Jewelry - Engagement Ring
Jewelry - Band
Music - Live
Music - DJ
Unique Touches (i.e photo booth, dove release)
Venue - Bridal Shower
Venue - Ceremony
Venue - Reception
Venue - Engagement Dinner/Small Party
Wedding/Event Planner

Here's how it will work:

1) 2007/2008 brides will vote for your business. (So send this link to as many as you can possible find who loved your work:)
2) The businesses with the most bride votes will be invited to the finalist round.
3) The finalists will be interviewed by a panel of brides and a rep from They will request a reference from a bride and a planner and will review the vendor's portfolio.
4) The winner's will be announced by March 1.

To have brides vote for your business:

Get a badge and add it your website and blog:

Most badges are listed on the left. If your badge is available, simply copy and paste. If not, or if you need help, email me.

Link badge to this website or direct them to survey link below:

Email this page to all of your newlyweds /parents of newlyweds and ask them to vote you

Agree to award terms:

Nominee agrees to:

- Participate in interview with our panel of brides and representative from

- Share portfolio for review

-Submit to 2 reference checks from 2008 bride/groom client (1) and wedding planner (1)

- Place ABG "2008 Best of Nashville Weddings" badge on website and blog with link to ABG award page for a minimum of 6 months

Winners will receive:

Exclusive recognition as "2008 Best of Nashville Weddings" ABG award

Inclusion on our "2008 Best of Nashville Weddings" page which will be added to our website in March and will be active for 6 months

Invitation to share trends, tips, and portfolio with our readers

Vendor spotlight on ABG

Recognition badge that can be placed on your website, bridal show booth and promo materials

GOOD LUCK and thanks for all you do!

(Voting period ends January 31, 2009. Finalists from each category will be contacted in early February to schedule interviews.)