WOW Awards 2023: Meet the Jury Members of the Experiential Celebrations Group
by Komal Parmar Business Events | April 13, 2023 | News
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WOW Awards - Asia’s largest business and recognition platform for the Experiential Marketing, MICE, LIVE Entertainment and Wedding industry is all set to host its 14th edition on 13 and 14 July 2023, at JIO World Convention Centre in Mumbai.
The WOW Awards Asia 2023 is open for entries in 115 categories across 5 groups. The five groups of categories are Experiential Marketing Awards (Group A), Experiential Celebrations Awards (Group B), Experiential Tech Awards (Group C), Hotel & Venue Awards (Group D) and Live Quotient Awards (Group E).
With a two-phased judging process by jury members, audited and validated by KPMG, awards will be announced during the glittering ceremony. Each Jury member is selected from complementing backgrounds with extensive experience in the industry to ensure complete transparency in the judging process. Jury members are particularly very knowledgeable and thus have an upper hand in deciding the most deserving winner.
While you enter your best work in the event & experiential domain with the intent to take the coveted metal home, it’s time you meet the Experiential Celebrations Jury.
The Experiential Celebrations Group at WOW Awards 2023 comprises 26 categories and aimes at celebrating the best work done by experiential agencies in various aspects of weddings, celebrations, and social events.
The esteemed Jury of Experiential Celebration Group are:
Asli Atilgan, Co-Founder, Bridolog
With an educational background in law and business management, Aslı co-founded Bridolog in 2018 which has become the first and most powerful wedding influencer in Turkey. Bridolog is an exclusive wedding planning platform that provides inspirational and quality wedding content for its users through its website and social media channels. Main aims of Bridolog are to connect high quality wedding vendors with couples and guide couples while planning their weddings from A to Z.
Danielle Andrews, President and Co-Founder, The Wedding Planners Institute of Canada Inc
Danielle Andrews is the President and Co-Founder of The Wedding Planners Institute of Canada Inc., an international leader in higher education for wedding professionals with over 9000 alumni from 35 different countries around the world.
Danielle has been designing and producing weddings and international events professionally, since 2000. She has planned weddings, events and conferences in North America, South America, all over the Caribbean, and Europe.
With over 20 years of experience in the Wedding Industry, Danielle has a deep passion for sharing her knowledge and helping others to succeed in this wonderful business. You have seen her give expert wedding advice on television, in most wedding magazines, and major newspapers in Canada, the United States, and across the Caribbean. Danielle is also a regular on the stage at International Wedding and Event Industry conferences.
Emma Pope, Director - Lifestyle Events, Emaar Hospitality
Graduating with a degree in Tourism Business Management, Emma made the move to Dubai back in 2004 and 14 years on firmly calls Dubai home.
Prior to joining Address Hotels and Resorts, Emma found her passion with Event planning and established herself as a Wedding & Events planner, honing her skills and delving into the nuances of the wedding industry in Dubai. She also made a foray into contributing wedding content to articles for local and international publications.
Her next big leap was a career with Address Hotels & Resorts based in Address Montgomerie where her in depth experience of the local wedding industry quickly translated to an increased demand for wedding bookings at the Resort.
Progressing into a role with much larger responsibilities; Emma’s experience allows her to be considered the go-to on all things “wedding”. Whether it is intelligence on wedding market trends or representing Emaar Hospitality / Address Hotels & Resorts overseas at Wedding conferences or even planning the annual Emaar Wedding Fair, the most anticipated in the city of Dubai, Emma’s continued passion and tenacity in the field is a true testament to her success as a “Wedding Expert”.
Naz Nalbantoğlu, Co-Founder, Bridolog
Graduating with a law and master's degree in Msc Management in London, Naz has decided to work on digital marketing. Naz and her partner Aslı founded Bridolog in 2018 which has become the first and most powerful wedding influencer in Turkey. Bridolog is an exclusive wedding planning platform which provides inspirational and quality wedding contents for its users through its website and social media channels.
Nikki Rutherford, General Manager, Weddingsonline
Experienced Director Of Client Services with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry. Skilled in Event Management, Journalism, Management, Marketing, and Marketing Strategy. Strong business development professional with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) focused in English Language and Literature, General from University of Northumbria at Newcastle.
Rituraj Khanna, CEO, Q Events and Weddings
The CEO of Q Events and Weddings, Mr. Rituraj Khanna is the Doyen of the Wedding Industry in India. His magnum production & luxury weddings, his unparalleled professionalism & unbelievable creativity, seen across the many exotic destinations, coupled with his humility & innate empathy for all, makes him one of the most respected, sought-after and adored personalities in the Wedding, Travel, and the Hospitality Industries.
Samar Shawareb, CEO, Arabia Weddings
Samar Shawareb is the Founder and Managing Director of Arabia Weddings (www.ArabiaWeddings.com); an online bilingual wedding planning platform established in Jordan in 2011 for the Middle East market. Arabia Weddings is supported by Oasis 500, a regional early- stage investment fund, training and mentorship program. Samar has over 25 years of work experience.
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While you enter your best work in the event & experiential domain with the intent to take the coveted metal home, it’s time you meet the jury members of Experiential Celebrations Group at WOW Awards.