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2022 Vendor Choice Awards



KANSAS CITY WEDDING VENDOR CHOICE AWARDS 2022

FEBRUARY 19, 2022 | UNION STATION

SPONSORS     WINNERS     ALL NOMINEES     ACADEMY     RULES          

On February 19th, Wed KC hosted the third annual Kansas City Wedding Vendor Choice Awards gala that recognized the outstanding achievement of wedding professionals from all industry categories over the past year. This gala allowed wedding professionals to celebrate, network, and foster closer relationships amongst one another, cultivating the spirit of community.

Businesses were nominated and recognized by other professionals in the local wedding industry. The top three nominees from each category were then voted on by the industry, and the winner was announced in full glamour at the gala. 

THANK YOU TO OUR 2022 SPONSORS

2022 WINNERS

Congratulations to all of the 2022 winners of the Kansas City Wedding Vendor Choice Awards!

BAND OF THE YEAR

TWICE ON SUNDAY

BRIDAL BOUTIQUE OF THE YEAR

BRIDAL EXTRAORDINAIRE

CALLIGRAPHY COMPANY OF THE YEAR

SCRIPT YOUR EVENT

DJ OF THE YEAR

FERNANDO PRODUCTIONS

GUEST EXPERIENCE PROVIDER OF THE YEAR

CINDY SCOTT ARTISTRY

MAKEUP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

HELLO LOVELY

PHOTO BOOTH COMPANY OF THE YEAR 

THE PHOTO BUS

RENTAL COMPANY OF THE YEAR

ULTRAPOM EVENT RENTAL

TRAVEL COMPANY OF THE YEAR

DESTINATIONS HD

VIDEOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

MOONTAGE FILMS

RISING STAR AWARD

TAYLOR PAIGE FLUHARTY – THE PERFECT TOUCH KC

VENDOR OF THE YEAR

CAROLYN CAMPBELL SCHWARTZ – ULTRAPOM

BEVERAGE COMPANY OF THE YEAR

ERIN COOK PERSONAL BARTENDING SERVICES

CAKE/DESSERT COMPANY OF THE YEAR

KATE SMITH SOIRÉE

CATERER OF THE YEAR

OLIVE EVENTS

FLORIST OF THE YEAR

WILD HILL FLOWERS & EVENTS

HAIRSTYLIST OF THE YEAR

HELLO LOVELY

MENSWEAR COMPANY OF THE YEAR

TIP TOP TUX

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

BLACK COFFEE PHOTO CO.

TRANSPORTATION COMPANY OF THE YEAR

OVERLAND CHAUFFEURED SERVICES

VENUE OF THE YEAR

WHITE IRON RIDGE

WEDDING PLANNER OF THE YEAR

EVENTS BY ELLE

TRAILBLAZER AWARD

MICHELLE LAYMAN – EVENTS BY ELLE

COMPANY OF THE YEAR

BRANCATO’S CATERING & EVENTS

ALL 2022 NOMINEES

It is no question that all of the nominees deserve to be recognized for their hard work and dedication to the wedding industry. Below you will see the full list of nominees that were received during the nomination process. Keep up the great work!

2022 ACADEMY MEMBERS

The 2022 Academy for the Kansas City Wedding Vendor Choice Awards includes the following representatives:

  • Band: Chris Davis from Lost Wax
  • Beverage Company: Erin Jarsulic from Top Shelf Bartending
  • Bridal Boutique: Paige Albert from Something White Bridal Boutique
  • Cake/Dessert: Heather Pickens from Blue Thistle Cakery
  • Catering: Jennifer Fuentes & Brian Ingalls from Brancato’s Catering
  • DJ: Alex Reed from DJ Alex Reed
  • Florist: Ashley Hotka from Good Earth Floral Design Studio
  • Hair/Makeup: Mikayla Crane from White Carpet Bride
  • Menswear: Houndstooth
  • Photo Booth: Icon Event Group
  • Photography: Claire Ryser from Claire Ryser Photography
  • Rentals: Mekenna Crowe from Marquee Event Rentals
  • Stationery: Mickenzie Bush from YellowBrick Graphics
  • Transportation: James Ransom from Showtime Transportation
  • Travel: Robert Riesmeyer from Travel Unrivaled
  • Venue: Stephanie Bastin & Chelsea Kelly from The Guild
  • Videography: Jordan & Gretchen Rushing from Rushing Productions
  • Wedding Planner: Stephanie Hopkins from Pretty + Planned
  • Rising Star: Kate Smith from Kate Smith Soiree
  • Trailblazer/Vendor/Company: Jenni Koch from Wild Hill Flowers & Events

Also, in attendance at all panel meetings was Britney Jones from Wed KC.


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