Judges

Each entry that is received will be carefully reviewed and scored by our panel of judges. Each of our judges are carefully chosen to represent different fields within the wedding industry and has been selected for their overall understanding and extensive experience.

Lynn Fletcher

Special Event Professional, Lynn Fletcher has 19 years in the industry as an international-award-winning wedding producer and owner of LFW Events, producing more than 70 weddings annually.

She is also the Director of Publications at Confetti Magazine, a Past President of the Calgary ILEA Chapter, Chair for ILEA Canada, instructor at Mount Royal University, and experienced national and international award judge. She was recognized by Canadian Special Event Magazine as Event Professional of the Year in 2013, and regularly attends and speaks at conferences around the globe.

lynnfletcherweddings.com
@lynnfletcherweddings

Rebecca Chan

Wedding planner, Rebecca Chan, has built a name for herself as one of Toronto’s top luxury wedding planners, known for impeccable taste and effortlessly styled celebrations.

Rebecca regularly appears as a wedding expert in the media, including recent appearances on Breakfast Television, Cityline and Huffington Post. Her weddings have been featured in Wedluxe, Style Me Pretty, Elegant Wedding Magazine, 100 Layer Cake and Wedding Chicks.

rebeccachan.ca
@rebeccachanweddings

Dave + Quin Cheung

Dave & Quin Cheung are the visual artists behind DQ Studios and creators of retouching innovation Motibodo.

This husband and wife team are internationally awarded image and album makers and educators in business, lighting and client relationship. Their focus on great imagery and uncommon client experience has allowed their business to thrive and grow amidst the ever-growing competition. They make their home with their two boys in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

dqstudios.com | motibodo.com

Camille + Chadwick

Camille & Chadwick met in 2000, the same year Camille started JONETSU Studios. The two of them were married in 2003 and in 2007 they joined forces full time photographing as a team.

Based out of beautiful Stratford, Ontario they photograph weddings across Canada and have had their work featured around the globe. They’re also ambassadors for Canon being designated as Northern Explorers of Light and sharing their passion to motivate aspiring photographers.

jonetsuphotography.com
@jonetsustudios

Sunny Tamber

Born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Sunny Tamber is a self-taught, award-winning creative director and producer.

For over 10 years, Sunny has worked independently in the film-making industry focusing on weddings, documentaries, music productions and commercial work worldwide. His background and education stems in marketing and branding, which later flourished into a passion for film.

Currently, Sunny is the co-owner of ‘Cinéverse’ — an internationally recognized cinematography boutique.

cineverse.ca
@cineversefilms

Michael Y. Wong (MYW)

Internationally acclaimed & award winning event-cinematographer and educator, MYW is renown for producing sophisticated, heartfelt and commercial-grade wedding films + commercials.

Recognized for his non-nonsense teaching approach to filmmaking, his lectures have made appearances world-wide. Some of MJW’s wedding clients include: Mrs Universe - Ashley Callingbull, Niece of Astronaut - Chris Hadfield, Niece of CEO - Pepsi CO, Son of President of USA - Donald Trump and Son + Daughter of Canada’s very own Dr Ho. His commercial works include Sheraton Hotels, Airmiles, Tassimo, Costco to name a few.

MichaelWong.com

Darren Clay

Chef Darren is a Red Seal designated chef whose experience includes the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, Raffles in Singapore, running an Authentic Mexican restaurant, Executive Chef at the Robson Street Cactus Club as well as the Cactus Club’s new concept Village Taphouse in West Vancouver.

Darren discovered his true passion for teaching and completed his Provincial Instructor’s Diploma in 2009. Chef Darren then joined the faculty at Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts. His role their has included Chef Instructor, Corporate & Catering Chef and now Executive Culinary Chef Instructor, where he oversees the culinary arts program.

picachef.com
@picachef

Mark Burton

Chef Mark's career began in a small restaurant in St. John's, Newfoundland, working as a line cook. Due to a scheduling error, he had to cover a pastry position... and the rest is history!

Mark experience includes Senior Chef de Partie for Fairmont hotels, Canadian Mountain, and Rosewood Hotel Georgia, where his team gained the Forbes 5 Star Award. In 2014, Mark lead a brigade of 22 bakers and pastry chefs for the 764 room Fairmont Banff Springs resort with 12 restaurants and bars. Chef Mark is now a Baking & Pastry Arts instructor at PICA.


picachef.com
@picachef

Meena Sadia

Award winning Meena Sadia, is a Toronto based Indian bridal makeup artist.

After working with Pakistan’s top models, photographers and magazines, Sadia took her formal makeup education to Toronto, Canada. Meena believes every woman is beautiful and takes tremendous pride bringing internal beauty to the surface in a beautiful look.

ms-studio.co
@msstudio_bridal

Abby + Dave

Award winning Calgary-based wedding photographers and destination wedding photographers, Abby + Dave have been shooting weddings together for 9 years and love to capture the subtleties and beauty in human connection.

Abby + Dave share a passion for helping other photographers achieve their goals through education and peer reviews.

abbyplusdave.com
@abbyplusdave