Awards and Press

Here are a some of our favourite appearances in the press over the last few years.

Lisa has a regular spot as the ‘Ask The Planners’ Agony Aunt in our favourite destination wedding magazine – Brides Abroad! So if you have any worries or problems regarding your wedding abroad send Lisa an email and you may be featured! lisa@thebridalconsultants.com

Awards

We love being nominated for awards! Its shows that our team are being recognised for all the hard work we do. It also means we get invited to some very nice glitzy parties! Here are a few of our most honoured awards nominations.

  • Regional Highly Commended Award for best independent wedding planner – The 2016 Wedding Industry Awards
  • Award Winner – Wedding Industry Expert Awards 2014
  • Nominated as Best Destination Wedding Planner in Wedding Industry Experts awards 2014
  • WeddingsOnline.ie – Top Wedding Suppliers 2013 – Weddings Abroad Supplier of the Year – Finalist.
  • Yorkshire Business Women of Achievement Award – Finalist.
  • Women in Business Awards – International Business Women of the Year – Nominee.

Press

  • Lisa Burton from The Bridal Consultant is BBC Sheffield’s go to person for anything wedding related! 

2017

  • Alexandra and Oliver’s gorgeous Santorni wedding feature in the Autumn issue of Ellwed
  • Lisa’s tips on planning a luxury wedding abroad featured in the Autumn issue of Ellwed
  • Maria and Tomasz’s beach wedding in Crete featured in Ellwed
  • Helen and William’s wedding in Santorini featured on ‘Getting Married in Greece’ blog.
  • Julianna and Victor’s Santorini wedding featured in Munaluchi Bride blog – see it here – page 1, page 2, page 3
  • Lisa’s Agony Aunt Feature in Brides Abroad magazine issue 20.
  • Lisa our founder was interviewed on BBC radio Sheffield about why she started the Bridal Consultant (6th of February breakfast call in programme) 
  • An image from a real wedding that took place at our most popular Santorini venue, Sunset View Terrace featured in ‘Say Yes to the Dress UK’ on Friday 6th January on TLC

2016

  • Nat and Matt’s Rethymno Beach wedding in Crete featured in Bride’s Abroad Magazine issue 19 
  • Lisa’s Agony Aunt feature in Brides Abroad Magazine issue 19 
  • Helen and William’s Santorini Gem wedding photographed by Phosart featured on Style Me Pretty – The Vault
  • Partners with the UK’s number one wedding planning portal for weddings www.Hitched.co.uk to bring you a fantastic new planning tool
  • Charlotte and Neil’s quirky Cameo Island wedding featured on Off Beat Bride. 
  • Lisa’s most recent Agony Aunt column featured in Brides Abroad Magazine issue 18.
  • Cat and Liam’s gorgeous Santorini wedding featured in Brides Abroad issue 18 (page 37)
  • Rachel and Fraser’s elegant Santorini wedding featured on Want That Wedding blog
  • Lisa’s styled shoot in Florence, Italy featured on Plans and Presents blog.
  • Lisa’s styled shoot in Florence, Italy featured on The Wedding Bazaar.
  • Lisa’s beach boho styled shoot in Marbella featured on Boho Weddings.
  • Liam and Cat’s beautiful Santorini wedding featured in Ultimate Wedding Magazine.
  • Nichola and Andrew’s Cameo Island wedding in Zante featured in Brides Abroad magazine issue 17.
  • Lisa’s most recent Agony Aunt column in Brides Abroad Magazine issue 17.

2015

  • Alex and Oliver’s elegantly stylish Santorini wedding also featured on popular Style Me Pretty blog. See it here!
  • Alex and Oliver’s elegantly stylish Santorini wedding featured on Style and The Bride wedding blog. See it here.
  • Lisa’s ‘Something Blue’ inspiration shoot in Santorini feature on Brides Up North. See it here.
  • Lisa’s most recent Agony Aunt column in issue 16 of Brides Abroad magazine. See it here.
  • Christina and John’s beautiful Rethymno beach wedding in Crete featured in issue 16 of Brides Abroad magazine, See it here.
  • Our Santorini couple Liam and Cat’s wedding featured in OK magazing. See it here.
  • Lisa’s beach boho styled shoot in Marbella featured on Destination Wedding Details blog.
  • Lisa was featured on BBC radio this morning (21/09/2015)  talking about how to avert wedding disasters.
  • Lisa’s styled wedding shoot in Marbella featured on  a very popular Norwegian blog, see it here.
  • We’re officially one of Junebug’s preferred suppliers for weddings in Greece! They only choose 10 suppliers worldwide for each category so this is a huge achievement for us! If you’re in the UK and don’t know of Junebug see the link below (it’s one of the worlds top blogs for weddings).http://junebugweddings.com/top-wedding-planners-famous-celebrity-designers/Greece/The-Bridal-Consultants
  • Lisa’s regular Agony Aunt column featured in Brides Abroad magazine issue 15
    Click here to read 
  • Vicky and Andrew’s wedding at The Ladies Pavilion, Central Park, New York featured in Hello magazine!
    Click here to read 
  • The Bridal Consultant – a featured supplier on UK wedding blog Brides Up North
    Click here to read 

2014

  • Featured on Weddbook Blog – 5 Top Tips for planning a luxury wedding in Santorini
    Click here to read 
  • Featured on Brides Without Borders Blog – 5 Top Tips for planning a luxury wedding in Santorini
    Click here to read 
  • 5th of September Lisa on BBC Radio talking about the stresses of planning a wedding
  • Jessica and Paul’s Santorini Princess wedding featured on Plans and Presents wedding blog
    Click here to read  
  • 11th of August Lisa on BBC Radio talking about unfortunate events at weddings following torrential downpours this weekend at a marquee wedding at Wentworth Castle gardens.
  • Christina and John’s Crete Beach wedding featured on Plans and Presents wedding blogClick here to read  
  • Featured on Mark Pugh Photography blog – Wedding supplier of the month
    Click here to read  
  • 14th of July Lisa on BBC Radio Sheffield talking about shot gun weddings!
  • Brides Abroad issue 12 Ask The Planners and our 18 month Wedding Abroad planner
  • Featured on Brides Without Borders Blog – 5 Secrets to creating the perfect romantic beach wedding on Cameo island in Zakynthos
    click here to read 
  • 10th of April Lisa on BBC Radio Sheffield talking about big budget weddings abroad.
  • 8th of April Lisa on BBC Radio Sheffield talking about whether the bride should ever go on the grooms stag do!
  • Lisa’s regular Agony Aunt Column in the new edition of Brides Abroad Issue 11
    See it here
  • Emma and Chris’ Italian wedding featured on intimate weddings
    See it here 

2013

2012

2011

    • Brides Abroad issue 5
      We have 2 real life weddings featured in this issue:
      Lynsey and Adam’s wedding in Cyprus at the Coral Beach Hotel and
      Natalie and Glen’s wedding in Zante at Terazzo Beach.
      On top of this we have contributed to the ‘Wedding Traditions’ and ‘Pop the Question’ articles and Lisa is the Agony Aunt in ‘Ask the Planners’.
      Brides Abroad is in the shops now, but if you can’t wait, check out the scans on Facebook.
    • Pure Weddings
      We contributed content and photos to ‘Inspirational I Do’s’, for weddings abroad inspired by film or TV.
      Inspirational I Do’s page 1
      Inspirational I Do’s page 2

  • Look Magazine
    Featured Lisa in the 2011 valentines week issue in an article about women in the romance industry
    See a scan of Lisa Burton in Look Magazine.
  • Wedding Ideas Mag
    Lisa contributes to Wedding Ideas Magazine’s ’20 rules of planning a whirlwind wedding’.
  • Your UK Wedding Directory
    Lisa contributes to yourukweddingdirectory.co.uk’s ‘destination wedding top tips’.
    http://www.yourukweddingdirectory.co.uk/article/destination_weddings_top_tips.html
  • The Prague Post
  • The Czech Republics English language newspaper contacted Lisa for her expert opinion on this years wedding themes.
    http://www.praguepost.com/magazine/weddings/7331-theme-and-variation.html
  • Lisa Burton founder of The Bridal Consultant has been nominated for Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 with the Institute of Directors.
  • You and Your Wedding
    Asked Lisa to host a web chat for them.

2010

2009 and earlier

  • youandyourwedding.co.uk
    Interviewed for wedding in Cyprus feature.
  • youandyourwedding.co.uk
    Interviewed for wedding in Greece feature.
  • Beautiful Weddings Magazine, launch edition.
    Contributed in an article called ‘Holiday Romance’ discussing the pros and cons of marrying abroad.
  • Enigma the international Arab Magazine.
    Contributed to the article ‘Beyond the Ballroom, Exotic and Unusual Wedding Settings’.
  • Inspired Weddings Magazine
    Contributed to the article ‘In a Land Far Far Away…’.
  • Emmerdale (off the TV!).
    We were contacted by Emmerdale to consult on a story line. They wanted a destination where a couple could go and get married without any planning, so of course we suggested Las Vegas.
  • Which! consumer magazine and online.
    Recommended by Which! Also offered advice and tips for an article about getting married abroad.
  • Money Magazine
    Appeared in an article about how to save money with a destination wedding.