Australian Industry Bridal Association (ABIA) Press Release 

One of Queensland’s finest wedding suppliers, Splendid Occasions Wedding Coordination was honoured at the 16th Queensland Annual Bridal Industry Awards on Tuesday the 22nd of July 2014. The Chairman of the ABIA, Mr John O' Meara congratulated Splendid Occasions Wedding Coordination on their achievement as a finalist in their category. 

Mr O' Meara said that Splendid Occasions Wedding Coordination should be extremely proud of the achievement considering that each wedding supplier must receive a customer satisfaction of at least 95%.

Mr O' Meara went onto say that it was business’s like Splendid Occasions Wedding Coordination which complimented and elevated the wedding industry with their attention to detail and the pride, passion and professional manner in which they delivered their wedding product to the bridal customer. 

The Abia's are a much sought-after Award for Australian wedding suppliers as they are determined by the votes of past brides. Each year over 30,000 brides are registered to vote for their most outstanding wedding suppliers. Splendid Occasions Wedding Coordination were nominated for an ABIA based on the quality of product, quality of service, value for money and the attitude of the staff who serviced the bride’s needs, before, during and after their wedding day.

A total of 35 wedding categories were represented at the Awards including, Limousine Hire, Marriage Celebrants, Wedding Cake Designers, Decorators, Photographers, Disc Jockeys, Video Producers, Make-Up Artists, Reception Centres, Wedding Florists, Wedding Stationery and Special Wedding Services. A total 273 Finalists competed for the 35 different wedding categories which were awarded on the night.

The attendees received an opening address from the Chairman of the ABIA, Mr John O' Meara who congratulated the Finalists on their achievement. Mr O' Meara said that the wedding supplier was unique; as they had just one unrepeatable day to deliver excellence in their products and services. O' Meara went on to say that the quality of the work reflected in the newlywed’s votes was something that each and every one of the attendees could be proud of. 

For more information on the Australian Bridal Industry Academy visit www.abia.com.au.  


Here is what our clients and their guests are saying about the Splendid Occasions service:

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"Your cupcakes were a raging success at the bake sale! Lots of oohs and aaahs.  Thanky you again for your generosity......And I may need to talk to you about some specialty cakes for my family" - Lexi H - Brisbane - 

"Jeff and I really wanted a beautiful wedding but didn't have a huge budget. We also wanted a wedding that was as stress-free as possible.  Bec's knowledge and experience helped us achieve all this and more.  Bec is a superb organiser with an eye for detail and an ability to beautify all sorts of spaces.  Her calm and friendly personality were also a true delight! Bec also made our cake - a delicious work of beauty.  Thanks so very much Bec, you are a star!" - Julie - Albany Creek -

"Hey bec, thanks so much for my birthday cake. It was amazing!!!" - Karina - Caboolture - 

 "Rebeccah did a beautiful job with my wedding cake, even added an extra tier at no cost.  All my guests were amazed at her creativity. Thanks again, definitely recommended :)" - Kerri - Gold Coast-

"You're cupcakes were AMAZING!!!! Everyone asked about them. Thank you so much." - Nicole - Bunya -

"Thank you so much for the cake, it was so yummy!" - Tascia - Gympie -

"I just wanted to write to you to say another massive thank you for my 21st birthday kangaroo cake. I was just looking through photos then and I honestly could not have been happier with the way the cake turned out. It was exactly what I wanted, and delicious!!" - Rosie - Woolloongabba -

"Recommend the red velvet cake, as Rebeccah made this cake for our wedding and we loved it. Everything we wanted. A year later the penguins from my cake still sit in my wall unit as hard as a rock just as I asked!" - Sharon - Margate -

"The cake was great - all the guests raved about it." - Sharon - North Brisbane -

"Just letting you know the cake looked & was awesome - thanks." - Brenton H -

"The cake was stunning - How can I ever thank you enough?  The best wedding cake I have ever had! Well done. Once again, thank you so much for everything." - Janette - Alexandra Headlands -

"The cupcakes were beautiful!!! Thanks so much." - Abby - Narangba -

"Aaron and I would like to Thank you for the hire of the Bali flags for our wedding. I will highly recommend your business to others in the near future" - Kelli - Caboolture -

"Bec, the cake was stunning!!! Thanks so much." - Rosie - Woolloongabba -

"Rebeccah organised the whole day and was professional, courteous, even running to shops to grab win glasses, lol. You are an angel, she even emailed me while in labour then talked to me on my mobile. Rebeccah of Splendid Occasions wedding tool care of our whole day. I will always be grateful."  - Sharron - Redcliffe -

"We told our friend how smooth our wedding was, how you were across everything and neither of us were stressed at all as a result.  I think it should be mandatory for every bride to have a wedding planner like you. Simon and I would like to sincerely thank you for all that you have done for us. You are just wonderful, your service is exceptional and you made our day so beautiful and stress free. " - Heather & Simon - Maroochydore -

"Thank you. My daughter was delighted with the balloon display and loved the pink 21 glass. It was a lovely night. Thank You again for arranging this for me at such short notice. I will recommend your services and will use your services again in the future." -Kathy - Caboolture -

"Thank you again for your help with Cassandra's 21st it was lovely and all the chair covers and sashes were lovely and the cupcake tower was the best with the red velvet cupcakes, and will gladly recommend you to anyone who is looking for a party coordinator." -Jannette - Morayfield -

"Thanks very much, very happy with everything, the hall looked great!!! Was definately a long day....and night lol. Thanks to you and your husband for all your hard work." - Megan - Caboolture -

"Thanks again - Really really happy with how it all turned out, the room was just amazing, looked beautiful." -Wendy & Shannon - Wurtulla -

 "Thank you so much for the cake,  it looked amazing & tasted great. I saved it until this arvo when we went to see my partners family. Everyone really enjoyed it :) I tried to tell them I made it but they didn't believe me! Lol :)" - Kara - South Brisbane -

"Thank-you, the cake was lovely and it looked so good! You did a great job. Thank-you." - Cassandra - Caboolture -

"The cakes were a great hit thank you." -Tracey - Burpengary - 

"The cake was fantastic you did an amazing job and we will definately be keeping your number for all our next birthdays....so in that case talk soon."  - Trevor - Caboolture -

"The cake tasted very nice thanks. Good of you to help out at such short notice." - Melissa - Caboolture -

"Kelli and I would like to thank you again for making Rubi's 21st the best party she could have had. Your effort, attitude and organisation skills was tremendous and we will certainly recommend you to our friends and family." - Angel & Kelli - Narangba -

"You were so much more than a decorator you really were such a wonderful part of my day. Your passion and creativity were right on par with my thoughts. I can, never thank you enough for all that you did.…..you really are a true testament to someone who exceeds their customers expectations. You did an outstanding job. Thank you so so so much!- Amanda & Paul - Aspley -

"Bec, you are simply the BEST! Thank you."     - Katrina Tims - Director, Integrita Design -

 "It was great thank you – the cake was wonderful everyone made a comment told everyone about you" - Karen - Narangba -

"We think you do a fantastic job & you are very professional & punctual with any work that is needed to be done."                                      - Debra & Dimitri - Keperra -

"We would like to thank you so much for making our day something to remember. We had a spectacular day from start to finish."     - Karrie & Wayne - Strathpine -

"I very much enjoyed working with you -- you really listened to what we required and certainly know your stuff!  (I'm also glad your website was the first on the list on the Google results page.) Thanks again."        - Yvonne - Northern NSW -

"Working with Rebeccah has been nothing short of an absolute pleasure! Her knowledge of the wedding and special events industry is exemplary. I have complete confidence in her abilities, and her professionalism is second to none. Nothing is ever too much trouble for her – she is always more than happy to go the extra mile, ensuring a superb function beyond expectations. The finer details are the ones that make a difference, and here Rebeccah’s brilliance stands out. I don’t just recommend Rebeccah, I wholeheartedly endorse her and Splendid Occasions!"                - Katrina Tims – Director, Integrita Design -

"A score of 10! I would highly recommend you for any function"              - Tina & Arnold - Sydney -

"Thanks for all you help"       - Tracey & Dylan - Gold Coast -

 "I highly recommend Splendid Occasions - Bec was fantastic to deal with and very professional. She kept me informed at each stage of the project and she was very helpful and courteous. I will certainly be asking for her services again in the future. Keep up the excellent work. "        - Rose - Kooyong VIC

 “Hi Rebeccah, thank you so much for a lovely party. Thank you for all your organising, my friends all commented at how well organised it was and they thought you were very polite and efficient. Thank you for helping me pull off a very memorable day.”     - Michelle & Dave Smith - Coomera –

 "Thank you for making our 21st Birthday fantastic.  There was food galore and we had a great time and have recommended you to all our friends."               - Stephenn, Nicholas and Benjamin - Murrumba Downs -

"I had the best time at my surprise 40th.  I had no Idea!! You organised it all perfectly, Karaoke, buffet dinner and fantastic decorations it was a wonderful evening and one I won't forget."              
- Ian - Narangba - 

"I just wanted to say a huge thank you for our wonderful engagement party. I was very impressed with your professionalism on the evening and ensuring that everything ran smoothly and at the times we had decided.  I have had so many of my guests telling me what a great time they had and asking for your contact details for events that they have coming up.  I especially enjoyed the music selection. I also really appreciate the effort you went to with saving us money.  It was a big party for us with 180 people and you managed to save us a lot of money on the venue, decorations and cake, etc, and because we have just bought a new house it was really terrific. We would be really grateful if you would be able to assist us with the wedding plans also please.  We would love to book one of your ultimate packages where you do everything for us and are there to assist on the day."
           -Jessicah Schipper - Manly West -

"The web site is excellent and the events planner is awesome. Rebeccah did an amazing job Saturday night. The whole event went off without a hitch. Would recommend her to EVERYONE!!!"   - Jenny - Murrumba Downs - 

"It was a fantastic night. Thank you"          – Del Payne - Currimundi -

"It was awesome. Thanks for a good night"          – Kirsten Donaldson - Ferny Hills -

"The venue looked beautiful last night. Bec did an awesome job! I might have to get her to do my 21st birthday"
 – Talia Rose - Lutwyche -

"Great party last night"             – Robyn Yeo - Albany Creek -

"Thank you so much for everything last night. It was great. Really appreciate it"              – Brett Gillan - Manly West -

"Had a great time catching up and reliving old memories"                 – Astrid Wonka - Joyner -

"Grand party last night"               – Paul Payne - Northgate -

"Thankyou for last night - had a fantastic time"            – Joanne Austin - Rothwell -