WedShed is an online platform that brings together a collection of unique Aust and NZ venues to hire for weddings
A few years ago, a close girlfriend of ours became engaged. Champers was popped and offers of help were volunteered. We were tasked with helping our bride-to-be find a unique wedding venue. Piece of cake, we thought – Google’s surely got our backs. Not quite.
Without stumbling upon a miraculous search term or knowing the right blogs to look through, the same stuff kept cropping up. We were quickly left feeling disillusioned, and realised that someone needed to make the process of finding a wedding venue a whole lot easier and more inspirational. So we decided to do it.
We use the word ‘venue’ loosely – our spaces range from woolsheds and warehouses to wineries and airplane hangars. What’s consistent is that all our venue-partners allow couples to create personal celebrations that reflect what they’re all about. Less bridezilla, more bridechilla.
Melany McBride & Amy ParfettCo-founders
We’re Mel and Amy – two Aussie lasses who grew up together, travelled abroad together, and experienced the struggles of finding a wedding venue together. We firmly believe that weddings should be about the people involved, not the traditions and spectacle that so many people sadly feel the pressure of.
WedShed is our way of helping like-minded and loved-up humans find awesome venues in which to say some nice words, share some rings, enjoy a glass of something delicious and have a boogie.
Together, we’ve got more than a decade of experience in communications, events and customer service. We walk the talk too – Amy got hitched in a hayshed in Mudgee, while Mel tied the knot on New Year’s Eve at an amazing farm in Kangaroo Valley.
* Finalists 2017 Veuve Clicquot New Generation Award
* Winners 2017 Collective x Lexus Startup Competition