Frequently Asked Questions on Weddingsonline awards

Do I need be a member of weddingsonline to enter the weddingsonline awards?
No, the weddingsonline awards are open to all businesses in the wedding industry (both in Ireland and Abroad)
Is it just past couples that can vote for me?
No, you may generate votes from friends / family / future couples / staff etc and there is only one verified vote per email address
Will I get to see how I am performing during the voting period?
No, the shortlist will be announced as per the timeline
Will I get to see how many votes I have received?
No
Can I talk to the weddingsonline team about my entry / submission.
Yes, you may contact us at awards@weddingsonline.ie or call us on 01 905 9680
When will I find out if I am a finalist?
We will announce the list of finalists the week after voting closes on Tuesday 30th October 2018 by email and via Social Media.
What happens next if I am a finalist?
We will email you with a link to the online submission form. You must fill this out to the best of your ability, carefully reading and answering the questions.
When will I have to have my submission in by?
You will have up until 5.00pm on Monday 26th November 2018 to click on the Submit button to send in your submission.
Will I get a receipt to acknowledge that my submission has been received?
Yes, you will receive an automated email letting you know that it has been received.
If I have entered more than one category, will one submission do for all?
No, you must fill out a submission form for EACH category that you have entered with different examples of your work etc to showcase for each category.
My submission won't send - what is wrong?
You have probably used too many characters in your answers, please edit your work and retry sending submission.
If I’m not on Instagram/ Twitter etc. will I be deducted marks in the Social Media section of the competition?
No, it’s not the quantity of Social Media platforms that will be assessed, but the quality and recency of the activity.
How are my reviews assessed?
Reviews are scored based on quality, quantity, recency and relevancy – Wedding related review on Social Media or third party website ie. Not your own website.
Can I print off and deliver my submission to your office?
NO, we have now streamlined the competition process so we will only be putting forward online submissions to the judges.
When will I find out if I have won the Award?
The winners will be announced at the Gala dinner on Monday 18th February 2019. Venue to be announced. Tickets on sale from December 2018.
Can I come if I am not a finalist?
Yes, all weddingsonline Venues and Suppliers are welcome to join us to celebrate the best in the wedding industry!
If I can’t attend the Gala Event will I not win?
No, the decision of the judges is final and made in well in advance. If you are unable to attend the event we will notify you the morning after. There is also live tweets and posts in our Facebook Group to announce the winners as they happen.