Weddings and Events of Australia

Weddings and Events of Australia 2013/14

Weddings and Events of Australia (WEOA) is here to RECOGNISE, SUPPORT and ENHANCE your business!

WEOA is independent organization dedicated to finding and awarding the best wedding industry professionals in Australia. The WEOA awards for excellence creates the perfect forum to acknowledge and recognise the amazing creative talent of companies and individuals in the wedding industry. Our wedding industry awards are judged by a panel of industry experts. Every year WEOA members will have the opportunity to present a case study that submits their best work for the year. The Finalist and Winners of the WEOA awards for excellence will receive industry wide recognition at the red carpet gala evening. Our very first awards evening was held at the stylish Sofitel Wentworth Sydney on Sunday 25th August 2013.




VictoriaBlack-Colour-214x300Victoria Black

Victoria is the founder of Wildfire Publishing, Australia’s Number One in Bridal Media. Their flagship brands include Modern Wedding, Luxury Weddings and Sydney Wedding, amongst many other titles. Her publications are market leaders in print, online and in social media, with a facebook following of 700,000 and a massive engagement. Victoria has loved working in the Australian wedding industry for the past 24 years and she is massively passionate about encouraging our industry’s entrepreneurs to achieve their dreams. “Success is all about creating benefit for all and enjoying the process. If you focus on this and adopt this definition, success is yours.”

steven-khalil-headshotSteven Khalil

Steven Khalil is recognised as one of Australia’s leading couture designers that is appreciated for his sculptured detailing. Khalil has dedicated his entire career to the art of wedding gown design and has clients flying in from all over Australia and abroad seeking the custom fit and quality that comes with his creations.

Philip-CarrPhilip Carr

As one of Australia’s leading event architects and stylists, Philip Carr’s name has become synonymous not only with exceptional style but with the ability to completely transform ordinary spaces into multi layered theatrical environments and turning his clients fantasies into breathtaking realities.

Sussan-AverySusan Avery

Susan is recognised as Australia’s leading florist with over 30 years and 4,000 weddings she has an unrivalled reputation for innovation, style, quality and distinction. Her customers include Queen Elizabeth, the Dalai Lama, Paul McCartney, Cher, Mick Jagger and much of Australia’s and Sydney’s society, television and media personalities.

simon-hancockSimon Hancock

Simon started hosting and coordinating premiere events for high profile clients and venues around the city. Over the past 6 years he has executed stellar events and pioneered marketing initiatives for brands including Beach Haus, Marquee Sydney, Pacha Sydney, The X Factor, Sony and Mercedes Benz Fashion Week. His meticulously nurtured professional and celebrity network ensures that his events and projects are always the talk of the town.

jessicaJessica Eckford-Aguilera

Jessica is the founder of Weddings and Events of Australia. She is an entrepreneur and has spent the last decade establishing her own successful planning and styling company, Angelic Events and Design. Jessica’s passion for the industry has inspired her to create an industry body for wedding professionals where she continues to inspire and help small business to reach their full potential.


With the success of the WEOA awards in Sydney, we are excited to announce that WEOA in now Australia wide. If you consider your business as one of the elite in the industry, you need to be a part of this growing organisation.

For further information regarding Weddings and Events of Australia, please contact the WEOA team on;

P: 1300 551 399