Best of 2021: Party Pics

Best of
Wisconsin Bride celebrates its very best.
Written by
Kimberly Lakenen


Wisconsin Bride Spring/Summer 2022

Main Image: Wisconsin’s event industry comes together to celebrate those who rose as The Best of 2021 and are greeted by signage designed by Sugar River Stationers.

The party scene was in full force as the best of the wedding industry came together for Wisconsin Bride’s annual Best Of 2021 awards. Guests celebrated winners and finalists as they enjoyed an event full of entertainment, specialty drinks and scrumptious food. A warm thank you to all of our guests for attending and to all of our sponsors, including A La Crate Rentals, Blooms by Brandi, Celebrations Entertainment, Chance Productions, The Darling Wedding Co., D Bar Bakery, Errin Hiltbrand Photography, Event Essentials, The Front Room, The Looking Glass Bakery, Lovely Elegance Hair & Makeup, The Paper Elephant, Sweet Pea Cinema, Sugar River Stationers, 414loral, and especially the Carriage House at Lac La Belle for opening their doors to us for the celebration.

Sonja Babich, group publisher of Wisconsin Bride magazine, serves as MC and presenter of awards for the main event of the night.

The Looking Glass Bakery
provided this elegant cake, serving as the perfect contrast to the traditional bridal white cake.

Rebecca Hawkins, owner of Bird & Bumble, is all smiles as she accepts the Editor’s Pick award for Best Floral Design.

Wisconsin Bride team members take time in the program to thank the many generous sponsors who made the event possible.

Sally Vander Wyst, owner of Milwaukee Flower Co., and Ramsey Renno, owner of The Ivy House, enjoy the ambiance and an opportunity to connect.

Blossoms in shades of pink and highlights of green filled the room with bouquets from Blooms by Brandi and 414loral.

The teams of Sound by Design and Events to a T are gleeful after being awarded the titles of Best DJ, Best Photo Booth, and Best Wedding Planner of 2021.

Andrea VandeBerg and Sarah Sarbacker, owners of Cherry Blossom Events, celebrate receiving Editor’s Pick award for Best Event Design.