Announcing the Zankyou International Wedding Awards 2012

Finding the world’s 99 most inspirational wedding websites, sponsored by Etsy
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April 16, 2012 - PRLog -- Leading international online wedding magazine Zankyou Magazine launched the Zankyou International Wedding Awards 2012 (ZIWA 2012) today.

Following the success of the Zankyou International Wedding Awards 2011, which generated tons of buzz on websites, blogs and social networking sites worldwide, the second annual awards are expected to be an even greater success in the growing online wedding industry.

ZIWA 2012 is sponsored by Etsy, the online marketplace for handmade and vintage goods and supplies.

What’s ZIWA?

ZIWA is Zankyou’s ultimate quest to find the world’s 99 most inspirational wedding websites!

With the help of some of the wedding industry’s top experts and Zankyou’s own panel of editors, they’ve gathered nearly 40 wedding planners from around the globe. Hailing from Germany, The U.K., Spain, France, Brazil and the United States, the ZIWA Judging Panel, including Jessica B. Sloane, Bernadette Coveney-Smith and Mindy Marzec from the U.S., helped to create a list of 180 nominees. Now it’s up to followers and fans to vote for their favorites, to create the definitive list of the 99 most inspirational wedding websites in the world.

Zankyou would like to emphasize THE WORLD as this is a truly a worldwide effort and initiative from Zankyou and their global team.

Thanks to Zankyou Wedding Magazine’s 17 local editions in 8 different languages (English, Spanish, Italian, French, Portuguese, German, Dutch and Polish) there are nominees from all over the world.

Zankyou is relying on their fans, followers and all industry experts to pick their favorite wedding websites or blogs from their own countries or abroad.

The voting period opens on April 16th and runs until midnight EST until April 23rd. To vote, you just need to head over to and pick your favorites!

The winners will be announced on April 25th. All winners will receive a badge and the option of appearing on the Zankyou Wedding Magazine.

For all media inquiries, please contact Meanwhile, for up-to-date news about ZIWA 2012, follow Zankyou on Twitter via @zankyou with the hashtag #ZIWA2012.

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About Etsy
Etsy is the marketplace we make together. Founded in 2005, Etsy provides a platform for creators and curators to easily market and sell their products globally. Over 800,000 shops offer millions of unique handmade and vintage goods to over 40 million people each month.

About Zankyou
Zankyou is Europe’s #1 wedding website and the must go to site for all things weddings. Through the Zankyou Wedding Magazine, we aim to inspire and help our couples to plan the wedding of their dreams. Another great feature to our site is our Online Cash Wedding Registry which allows couples to register for their honeymoon, experiences such as dining, balloon rides and even wine tasting lessons. Other options include a  couples dream project or their favorite charities, as well as traditional household goods. The best part? couples receive the cash equivalent of all the gifts listed on their registry. With a 2.85% handling fee for every gift that can either be paid for by the couple or their guests, it is one of the lowest rates in the market. If the couples guests pay for the handling fee, the site is absolutely free and they get 100% of all gifts made to their registry!

AJ Macatangay
Zankyou US

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Zankyou is an online cash wedding registry with personal wedding websites and an online wedding magazine. Zankyou operates in 18 countries and is Europe's #1 wedding website.
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