Awarding and empowering event professionals that lead, innovate, and serve within the celebration arena 


The Industry Awards Gala is designed to acknowledge and bring awareness to an industry of business leaders and professionals who through their artistry create lasting impressions.

The mission of The Industry Awards Gala is to continue to empower event professionals to lead, innovate and serve within the celebration arena. 


Our goal is to honor, enrich and celebrate event professionals within the celebration industry while being committed to enriching and celebrating the works of business leaders within this multifaceted industry. 




  • Nominees must be a registered business in the Philly/NJ/DE area

  • Companies can only be nominated to 2 categories max.

  • Must have active social media or website.

  • If selected as a nominee, you must purchase a minimum of 2 tickets to attend Gala event.

Nominations will close February 4, 2022. At that time a panel of judges will review submissions ​​and select finalists by February 11, 2022.

  • Executives committee will view submissions to check for all requirements 

  • Submissions will then be turned over to the judges with a score sheet

  • Judges will be a 5 person panel; appointed by executive committee

  • Judges will perform with an unbiased & transparent process

  • Based off scoring 5 nominees per category will be added to a final ballot




Lifetime Achievement Award

  • The Icon Award

  • The Epitome Award

  • The Rising Star

  • The Visionary Award


  • Best Event Photography

  • Best Event Videography

  • Best Event Performance

  • Best DJ


Catering & Food Artistry

  • Best Wedding Design

  • Best Dessert Artist & Pastry Chef

  • Best Culinary Artist

Event Production

  • Event Planning

  • Event Design

  • Best Event Rental

  • Best Lighting Design

  • Best Stationary

  • Best Wedding Planning

  • Best Floral Design

  • Best Balloon Artistry

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The Industry Awards Gala is a great opportunity for business owners, CEO's, leaders to be among the best event professionals in the Tri-State area. Sponsoring the gala will not only provide your company exposure and marketing opportunities, but this is a moment for you to have a huge impact on the people and clientele within the celebration industry. Contact us to receive more information about sponsorship opportunities.



May 27th 2022
To Be Announced


By registering for this event, you hereby grant permission for your image and voice to be recorded in any media during this program and to be used by The Industry Awards Gala in an publications, media or technology now known of or hereafter developed in the future for any lawful purpose whatsoever without further permission from you. You will not be compensated for further use of these recordings or images. If you do not accept the terms of this notice. please contact a representative of The Industry Awards Gala.