About Nicole

bw_nicoleNicole Penning is a young, vibrant and passionate Commonwealth Registered Marriage Celebrant. Described by her peers as “The best in the business”, by fellow Wedding Suppliers as “A new breed of Celebrant” and is introduced as “Geelong Wedding Royalty!”

She specialises in performing Weddings and Naming Days in Geelong and surrounding areas.

Nicole’s popularity with modern brides has seen her perform over 400 ceremonies in 8 1/2 years, so you can rest assured you’re in experienced hands.

Friendly and upbeat, Nicole will engage your guests and fit naturally with your bridal party, allowing you and your partner to just relax and enjoy as she seamlessly runs the most important day of your life.

Nicole has studied a Bachelor of Applied Science in Hospitality Studies at R.M.I.T, and worked in Restaurant, Hotel, Resort & Event Management, Sales & Recruitment.  Her background means she knows how to run an event – and all the challenging situations and diverse personalities they entail!
With over 20 years’ public speaking experience, Nicole can adapt her style from a gentle tone for an intimate gathering to confidently voicing a ceremony in front of hundreds of guests.

Nicole also looks forward to the day when all adults are free to unite in lawful commitment and supports the legalisation of same sex marriage. Nicole has joined forces with her colleague and ally, fellow Celebrant Anita Jenkins by co-creating “Geelong Celebrants for Marriage Equality” in the fight for Marriage Equality for all Australians.