Awards

Awards

South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2017

February 2017 – Tony Beales & Justin Cohen collected the Bronze Award that The Italian Villa won for Best Venue & Business Tourism at the South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2017.

Wedding Dates Awards 2016

December 2016 –  The Italian Villa has been named the UK’s #1 exclusive use wedding venue at the the annual WeddingDates Awards. These awards are judged based on direct feedback from Brides and Grooms over the past year, so we are delighted to have received this accolade!

Dorset Business Awards 2016

November 2016 –  We were delighted to be named as a Finalist in two categories at the 2016 Dorset Business Awards – Team of the Year and Excellence in Customer Service too. Our team was so pleased with the recognition of their hard work.

The Wedding Industry Awards 2016 - South West Regional Finalist

We were so pleased to have been named as finalists in the Best Venue (Town/City) category in the South West Wedding Awards – voted for by our amazing customers 🙂 

Dorset Tourism Awards 2016

October 2016 –  Our exclusive events venue, The Italian Villa, won the Silver award in the Venue & Business Tourism award at the annual Dorset Tourism Awards. We were delighted to be a continued force for good in the local tourism sector and to have received this recognition.

Best Wedding Venue in England - The Wedding Industry Awards

Following our regional success at the 2016 Wedding Industry Awards, We are thrilled to have been named the Best Wedding Venue in England (Town/City). This national award, voted for by the couples that have been married at The Italian Villa, has taken pride of place in our office! Thank you for your incredible ongoing support!

Best Wedding Venue in South West England - The Wedding Industry Awards

It is a special privilege to have been voted the Best Wedding Venue in South West of England in the 2016 Wedding Industry Awards. This award means so much as it is voted for by the couples that have been married at The Italian Villa. Thank you for your incredible support!

Best Wedding Venue in Dorset - Dorset Wedding Supplier Awards

Proud to have regained our title as Best Wedding Venue in Dorset in the 2015 Dorset Wedding Supplier Awards.

Top Rated Venue in Dorset - WeddingDates Awards

We were honoured to be awarded the title of Top Rated Venue in Dorset in the 2015 National WeddingDates Awards

Dorset Business Awards 2015

We’re thrilled to be named as a finalist in the 2015 Dorset Business Awards, in the Team of the Year category, sponsored by Hays. Our team work so hard to create the most memorable events, and it’s lovely to be recognised like this!

Most Popular wedding venue in the world - International Wedding Expert Awards 2015

We are absolutely honoured to have won the title of Most Popular Wedding Venue in the World, thanks to our wonderful brides and grooms who voted for us! Read all about our award win.

South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2014-2015

15 October 2015 Our exclusive events venue, The Italian Villa, won the Gold award for the 2nd year running in the Venue & Business Tourism award at the annual Dorset Tourism Awards. We were delighted to be acknowledged for the amount of visitors we bring to the local area, both in weddings and in corporate events.

Poole Tourism Awards 2015

1 October 2015 We were delighted to be highly commended for the amount of visitors we bring to the local area, both in weddings and in corporate events, at the annual Poole Tourism Awards.

South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2014-2015

After winning a Gold award in the recent Dorset Tourism Awards for “Venue & Business Tourism” we are delighted to have gone on to the regional awards and receive a Silver Award in The South West Tourism Excellence Awards.

Dorset Tourism Awards 2014 - Venue & Business Tourism Award

We were absolutely delighted to be awarded the Gold Award in the Venue & Business Tourism category at the Dorset Tourism Awards for 2014. The awards were announced at a ceremony held at Bovington Tank Museum where the best of Dorset’s tourism businesses were celebrated.

Gold Award - Best for Weddings - 2014

We are delighted to have been awarded a GOLD award from ‘Best For Weddings’ in the Venue Category, and our in house caterers Beales Gourmet have been also been awarded GOLD in the catering category.

Wedding Industry Expert Awards 2014

The results have been announced for the International Wedding Industry Experts Awards 2014, and we are absolutely delighted to have been awarded the following awards: Most popular All Inclusive Venue – Poole – Winner Most popular All Inclusive Venue – Dorset – Winner Most popular All Inclusive Venue – England – 2nd place Most popular All Inclusive Venue – World – 2nd place

5 star weddings award

The Italian Villa has been approved as a 5 star Luxury Wedding Venue.

National Wedding Industry Awards 2014

Finalist for Best Wedding Venue in the National Wedding Industry Awards 2014.

Best Wedding venue of the year 2013/2014

Absolutely delighted to be named BEST WEDDING VENUE at the first Dorset Wedding Supplier Awards 2013!

Best Wedding Business 2013/2014

Absolutely delighted to be named BEST WEDDING BUSINESS at the first Dorset Wedding Supplier Awards 2013!

Best Employer in Hospitality 2013

Best Employer in Hospitality 2013 – Winner in the best small contract caterer category.

Dorset Business Awards 2013

Dorset Business Awards 2013 – Tony Beales, Managing Director – Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalist

Employee of the Year - 2013

Congratulations to Ebony Butler our Front of House Manager who has won employee of the year 2013. Well done and thank you for all of your hard work throughout the year.

Venus Awards 2013 - Employee of the Year

Congratulations to Ebony Butler our Front of House Manager who won both the regional and National Venus Award for Employee of the Year.
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Hannah Gibson, BSO Senior Development Officer

On behalf of us all at the BSO, we cannot thank Tony Beales and his wonderful team enough for their fantastic support in organising our Black Tie Gala Evening at The Italian Villa. It is rare to work with a team who is prepared to support on each and every aspect of the event - however big or small. The team at Beales achieved this proudly. The evening will be remembered as a truly memorable and special experience for our most valued supporters, special guests and musicians.

Lauren and Ben x

Ben and I just wanted to take this opportunity to say a massive thank you for all that you and your team have done for us! You are all individually great! Thank Ebony also for all her organisation on the day it ran so smoothly because of her!
Our day was perfect and it was all because of all of you creating such a special day!You are such an asset to your team and are so great at what you do!

Siobhan and Ian

Myself and Ian can not thank you and all the team for making our day a truly memorable day. Everything was perfect, the glass of water on arrival when my mouth was dry with nerves to Chris and the evening team following around with chilled bubbly. We could not of wished for better!

It was the best day of our lives and we are so grateful to you all!

Jane

I just wanted to thank you and your team for my fabulous 50th Birthday party. It all went very smoothly from the initial enquiry to the party - I cannot fault anything and it all went off without a hitch on the evening. 

Sam & Darren

We had an amazing night - everyone said how breathtaking the venue was, the staff were very attentive and the food was lovely - it couldn't have gone better so a huge thank you to you and your staff!

Maria's displays were fabulous and the ice cream tricycle a really good addition - thank you for the recommendation!

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