Excellence Awards Ceremony & Dinner

At Hilton San Diego Mission Valley


See the winners be rewarded for their ideas and creativity in stationery, photography, floral design and more at the 2015 Excellence Award Ceremony! Entries are judged by a panel of experts, and the winner for each category will be announced at the dinner reception.

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Event Details

Register To Attend*

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*Cancellations must be complete 24 hours in advance. No shows will be charged at full price. Additional $10 walk-in fee on day of event for members and non-members alike.

Our Awards Category Sponsors

And thank you to these partners for sponsoring the awards categories.

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Meet the Judges

Kathy WrightKathy Wright, Kathy Wright & Co.

Kathy Wright is the gold standard in floral and event design in Southern California. She has worked for over 30 years with her clients, delivering unique, classy, and creative events that inspire imagination and elicit emotion. Attention to detail, surpassed by no other, along with her “outside of the box” thinking are hallmarks of the Kathy Wright experience.


Jennifer Dery, Jennifer Dery Photography

Jennifer is a published an award-winning photographer with more than 10 years of experience in weddings. Her photography style can be described as emotional and journalistic with an eye for humor and detail.


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Jessica Gillon, Events By Design

Jessica is a true artist and professional: after being an international competitive ice skater for 19 years and developing a passion for many forms of art such as figure skating, dance, drama, music and design, she retired from the world of figure skating to focus on a career in event planning in which she had 10 years prior experience. Jessica has been featured in many forms of media such as Ceremony Magazine, San Diego Style Weddings, Grace Ormande, Exquisite Magazine, San Diego Magazine and KNSD 7/39 Morning Show and Fox 6 in the morning. Jessica has also been a guest on San Diego’s Premier Morning radio show, Dave, Shelly and Chainsaw and has most recently been featured as the Celebrity Wedding Planner on E! Network’s Bridalplasty.


Thank you to these vendors for donating their time, services, equipment and/or generosity:

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Venue: Hilton San Diego Mission Valley

The Hilton San Diego Mission Valley offers 18,000 square feet of flexible wedding space and an experienced staff that knows how to throw the perfect San Diego wedding. From small and intimate ceremonies, to large-scale celebrations, they have the distinct San Diego wedding venue to meet your needs. With a professional Hilton wedding planning team, onsite caterers, plus expansive wedding venue options, your wedding is in good hands at the Hilton San Diego Mission Valley.