The Asian Wedding Awards finalists have been announced with the winners to be revealed at the Ceremony at the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel. 

The Asian Wedding Awards to be held on 27 March celebrates the passion of the Asian wedding industry’s finest suppliers, businesses and individuals across the UK and acknowledges them for making brides and grooms wedding dreams become a reality. 

There are a total of 21 awards in this year's ceremony,  including two special awards;  the Judges Award for Outstanding Contribution and the Judges Award for Wedding Professional of the Year. 

The Awards are sponsored by :  Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, 
Costco Wholesale (Oldham) and Barkers Catering Equipment Hire.  Media partners are Asian Image, Asian Lite, Asian Leader,  Sunrise Radio (Yorkshire),  Didsbury Magazine and MediaCity Magazine.  PR partners are FNIK.  Technical and staging partners are Supreme Dream Events.  

Event security partners are  PS Events Management. 

The Asian Wedding Awards have Penny Appeal as the nominated charity for 2017.
Tickets are now on sale for the Awards Dinner.  To book your tickets please visit

The finalists are:

Bridal Wear Designer of the Year 
•    Sharons Couture
•    Ze'faith Haute Couture
•    Alankar House of Sarees
•    Rehmans Bridal Studio 
•    Kanval by Design
•    Bombay Stores 

Cake Company of the Year 
•    Slattery
•    The Cake Deli
•    The Cake Gallery 
•    Bollycakes
•    Peter Herd 

Caterer of the Year 
•    Coriander Group
•    Sanjay Foods
•    Desi Lounge
•    Royal Nawaab Manchester
•    The Sheridan 
•    Payal Events
•    Zinc Occasions

Filmmaker of the Year 
•    Amor Media Productions
•    Ayaans Film
•    RS Studios ( Rehan Siddique)
•    Film Art Pictures 
•    SM Digital Weddings
•    Sunny Khan Studios
•    TDS Productions 
•    Veroda

Florist of the Year 
•    Margaret Mason Special Event Florist
•    Floral Creations by Reena
•    Springbank
•    Red Floral Architecture
•    Verdure Floral Design

Grooms Wear Designer of the Year 
•    Burooj
•    Ziggi Menswear
•    Bombay Stores 
•    Sai Fashions
•    Anand Fashions 
•    Alankar House of Sarees
•    Sherwani King 
•    Ahsans Bespoke Menswear

Makeup Artist of the Year 
•    Al Bidaya
•    Aphrodite's 
•    Asian Creations 
•    Kara Makeup Academy 
•    Mysterious Beauty 
•    Nida Glamour World 
•    Sadia Hussain 
•    Sultan Bridal 
•    Wardah Rafiq

Entertainer of the Year
•    R & R Productions
•    Sensation Entertainments 
•    Trishool Dance Academy 
•    Apnabeat Entertainment 
•    Desi Nach
•    Ri Ri's Dance Academy
•    SonAash Entertainment 

Wedding Photographer of the year 
•    Opu Sultan Photography 
•    Bhavna Barrat
•    Shot by Shahed 
•    Richmond Pictures 
•    Suhaag Photography
•    Asian Burril
•    Rehan Siddique Photography 
•    MZ Media Production 
•    Zeeshan Siddique Photos

Toast Master of the Year 
•    Malcolm Kindon
•    Steven Saunders 
•    Simon Hood

Transport Supplier of the Year
•    Rolls Royce Chauffeurs
•    AJ Limos
•    People To Places
•    Horgan’s Wedding Cars
•    Elegant Carriages 

Venue & Stage Decorator of the Year 
•    Saheli Stages 
•    The Wedding Fairy 
•    Red Carpet Events 
•    ISW 
•    Maz Events 
•    Zinc Occasions 

Venue of the Year 
•    Thornton Hall Hotel & Spa
•    The Midland Hotel 
•    Thornton Manor
•    The Hilton Hotel 
•    The Principal Manchester
•    Tatton Park
•    The Mere Golf Resort & Spa

Banqueting Hall of the Year 
•    The Aagrah Midpoint 
•    The Sheridan
•    Rio Grande 
•    Manzil Banqueting Hall
•    Usmania Banqueting 
•    Al Maidah 

Wedding Accessories & Jewellery Supplier of the Year
•    Jewellery Box 
•    Jewel by KBD 
•    Sai Fashions 
•    Yasmin Bridal 

Wedding DJ of the Year 
•    Apnabeat Entertainment
•    Jabba & Klyde DJ Roadshow
•    Sensation Entertainments
•    Soulasia Roadshow
•    Delsonic
•    Kikli Roadshow 
•    Rewind Entertainment 

Wedding Planner of the Year
•    Payal Events 
•    The Wedding Fairy 
•    Black Velvet Events 
•    Events By Amara
•    Saheli Stages 
•    Zinc Occasions 

Wedding Stationary Supplier of the Year
•    Galleria Designs by Aqilah
•    Sijara Designs
•    Bespoke Wedding Invites UK
•    Designer Wedding Cards
•    Shaadi Cards Bradford 
•    Ya Habibi Designs 

The finishing Touches 
•    Primrose Henna ( Mendhi Artist) 
•    Indulge with Lansco ( favours and gifts)
•    Chair Coverz ( Chair covers)
•    B inspired ( deserts and cakes) 
•    Hair by Ilmass ( Hair stylist)
•    House of Perfume
•    Not Just Travel ( Honeymoon Provider) 
•    Sofia Qayyum Hair Artist