VOTE AND ENTER TO WIN:
A two-night stay at the Gaylord National Resort at National Harbor

THE RULES:
Please nominate locally owned and/or operated businesses, unless noted. This ballot may not be used with any in-store promotion.
You must answer a minimum of 15 questions.
Any perceived attempts at bloc voting or ballot stuffing will cause those entries to be disqualified. Businesses may not offer special discounts/services when asking customers to support them.
Only one ballot per person. All responses are confidential.
Ballot is not valid unless you include your name and email address.
Ballots must be submitted by July 31, 2021, at midnight.
No purchase necessary.

Results will appear in the December 2021 issue of Richmond Bride.

PLEASE NOTE: All choices must be Richmond- or Virginia-based companies, or locally owned franchises.

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* 1. Please provide your contact information to be entered to win a two-night stay at the Gaylord National Resort at National Harbor.

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* 2. Please subscribe me to the following Richmond magazine newsletters:

The Aisle A-List: RVA’s Top-tier Bridal Pros
VENUES

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* 3. Best New Wedding Venue (since June 2020)

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* 4. Hotel Venue

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* 5. Barn/Farm Wedding Venue

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* 6. Outdoor Wedding Site

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* 7. Most Romantic Ceremony Site

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* 8. Hidden Gem Wedding Ceremony Site

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* 9. Wedding Venue With Unique Personality

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* 10. Wedding or Reception Site at a Historic Museum or Location

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* 11. Best All-inclusive Venue (catering, space, etc.)

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* 12. Most Budget-friendly All-inclusive Site

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* 13. Best One-stop Wedding Weekend Location (from rehearsal dinner to morning-after brunch)

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* 14. Best B&B in Virginia for a Wedding

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* 15. Best Place for an Elopement in Virginia

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* 16. Local Site to Pop the Question

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* 17. Rehearsal Dinner Location

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* 18. Bridal Luncheon Location

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* 19. Place to Hold a Bridal Shower

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* 20. Place to Hold a Bachelorette Party

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* 21. Place to Hold a Bachelor Party

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* 22. Best Place to Hold a Welcome Reception for Your Guests

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* 23. Reception Location for a Small Wedding

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* 24. Reception Location for a Large Wedding

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* 25. Under-the-radar Reception Site

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* 26. Farewell Brunch Location

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* 27. Best Newlywed/Bridal Suite

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* 28. Best Place for Engagement Pictures

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* 29. Honeymoon Getaway in Virginia

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* 30. Location for a Microwedding

FOOD & DRINK

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* 31. Caterer

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* 32. Wedding Cakes

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* 33. Best Wedding Cake Alternative (name item and the baker or shop)

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* 34. Groom's Cake

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* 35. Best Food Truck That Goes to Receptions

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* 36. Best Local Beer to Serve at Your Wedding

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* 37. Best Local Wine to Serve at Your Wedding

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* 38. Best Locally Made Spirits to Serve at Your Wedding

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* 39. Best Bartending Service/Mixologist

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* 40. Best New Trend in Creative Food Styling for the Reception

SERVICES & VENDORS

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* 41. Best New Bridal Service in the Richmond Region (since June 2020)

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* 42. Best Wedding Registry at a Locally Owned Store

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* 43. Local Store for Bridesmaid Gifts

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* 44. Local Shop for Groomsman Gifts

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* 45. Best Locally Made Item for Bride’s Gift (from partner)

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* 46. Best Locally Made Item for Groom’s Gift (from partner)

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* 47. Best Place to Purchase Personalized/Monogrammed Gifts

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* 48. Best Place to Purchase Celebration/Gift Boxes

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* 49. Best Local Maker for Custom-made Wedding Gifts

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* 50. Best Locally Owned Etsy Shop to Purchase Accessories or Decor

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* 51. Best RVA-inspired Wedding Favor (specific product or gift)

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* 52. Best Wedding Dance Instructor

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* 53. Bridal Portraits

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* 54. Best for Engagement Photo Session

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* 55. Best Bridal Boudoir Photography

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* 56. Wedding Day Photography

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* 57. Gown Preservation

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* 58. Spa Treatments

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* 59. Best for Pre-wedding and Honeymoon Spray Tanning

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* 60. Pre-wedding Fitness Training

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* 61. Salon-based Bridal Hair and Makeup Services

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* 62. On-location Hair and Makeup Services

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* 63. On-location Bridal Hair Stylist

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* 64. Best Place for Men’s Pre-wedding Grooming

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* 65. Best Audiovisual Provider

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* 66. Manicures

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* 67. Skin-care Services

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* 68. Best Service Provider for Small or Backyard Weddings

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* 69. Honeymoon Travel Experts

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* 70. Best Financial Planner

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* 71. Event Lighting

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* 72. Photobooth Company

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* 73. Videographer

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* 74. Local Photography/Videography Provider Offering Event Streaming Services

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* 75. Calligraphy or Hand-lettering Artist

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* 76. Tent Rentals

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* 77. Furniture Rentals

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* 78. Linen Rentals

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* 79. Top Band

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* 80. Wedding DJ

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* 81. Wedding Organist or Piano Player

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* 82. Wedding Soloist

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* 83. Best String Instrument Group, Duo or Soloist

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* 84. Limousine Company

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* 85. Best Alternative Transportation Service

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* 86. Stationery/Invitation Shop

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* 87. Locally Designed Invitations/Local Invitation Designer

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* 88. Officiant

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* 89. LGBTQ-friendly Officiant

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* 90. LGBTQ-friendly Vendor

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* 91. Floral Design

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* 92. Event Designer/Planner

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* 93. Day-of Wedding Coordinator

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