NEWS & EVENTS
Press Conference of Recognising the Oman Wedding Industry
Synergy Advertising & Publishing, under the Auspices of Ministry of Tourism, is launching a novel endeavour to recognise and reward talent in the burgeoning Omani wedding industry through the very first Bride & Groom Oman Wedding Industry Awards 2018!
Poised to be a stellar success with its doors open to industry veterans and leaders as well as energetic start-ups and newcomers, the Bride & Groom Oman Wedding Industry Awards 2018, will be held under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism.
Companies were invited to nominate themselves for fifteen categories of wedding related services. From this Nominations, winners will be selected from each category following a set of criteria, aimed at rewarding excellence.
This groundbreaking event will take place on Monday, March 5th 2018, where winners of each category will be awarded the first of many Bride & Groom Oman Wedding Industry awards.
Adding to the prestige of this event, the first ‘Bride & Groom Wedding Book’ will be launched this same evening. This luxury book will be one of a kind, with a directory section cataloguing the Omani wedding Industry.
This event will showcase the work of Arushi Fashion Design with a bridal couture show, and Mon Cherie, an international brand, will show case their beautiful collection specially for the bridemaids and the bride’s mother.
Mohammed Saif Al Riyami Director of the International Office at the Ministry of Tourism, stated
The Ministry of Tourism aims to highlight Oman as a preferred destination for leisure, MICE, investments and recently as a wedding destination. The Sultanate is gaining popularity as a wedding destination in Asia by focusing the tourist profile arriving into Oman. Further, we believe that this event gives an opportunity to introduce entrepreneurs from various aspects of the bridal industry.
Sridevi Sivakumar, Managing Director, Synergy Adverting & Publishing added that
“Weddings are no longer a simple family affair. Today, Wedding Industry all over the world is a billion dollar Industry. Oman is not far behind; the Oman wedding Industry is growing to keep up with this fast growing demand. In recent years with Oman gaining popularity as a favourite wedding destination, it’s an ideal time to bring focus to the Oman wedding Industry by showcasing the talents available here on a single platform”
Ammar Ghabriss , Agency Head / Creative Director of Tiara events , the official event management partner for the event commented that "It’s our pleasure to partner with Bride & Groom magazine and Synergy Advertising in organizing Oman Wedding Industry Awards. At Tiara we believe it's time for such event to take place and celebrate wedding planners and organizers across the Sultanate, in the recent years we have witnessed a great development in this industry, wedding planners in the sultanate have risen to the challenge and are offering a very high standard what competes with international standards, taking advantage of the opportunity the Sultanate provides offering exquisite venues for destination weddings. This event is a great opportunity to recognise the efforts put by the agencies in this industry and also to provide the audience with a chance to meet some of the country's best suppliers." said Ameena Al Zadjali who is a leading wedding planner in the Sultanate for the last 5 years working through her agency Tiara Events delivering some of the most elegant weddings in the Sultanate with distinguished creativity, perfect execution and sharp eye for details.