Would a Wedding Planner or a Wedding Coordinator be right for you?
Making this decision will set you along the right path right from the start.
Some couples do not have the desire or may not have the time to plan and address all the necessary details needed to achieve a successful and joyous wedding day. These couples would benefit greatly by hiring a wedding planner.
If you know that you are in need of the professional services a wedding planner will offer, the most advisable thing to do is hire one as soon as possible. From that time forward, your planner will become your number one contact and consultant regarding all things wedding! They will be your partner in making sure your vision for your wedding day becomes your reality.
No two weddings are the same; therefore, every contract and service agreement is customized based on the couple’s needs which are assessed during an initial consultation.
General Wedding Planning Services Summary
DETAILS OF SERVICE:
*Initial face to face meeting to discuss bride and/or groom’s vision for wedding and details of what their ideal day would entail.
*Following initial meeting, develop an inspiration board for approval showing the look and design of wedding.
*Suggest venues that would compliment stated desires while considering the budget constraints and capacity needs.
*Suggest vendors that will fit your style, preferences and budget parameters.
*Develop a customized checklist for items needing to be addressed throughout the planning process.
*Unlimited support and communication via phone and email for both the bride and groom.
*Assist couple with staying on track with a budget guidance tool.
*Planner will attend vendor meetings either with or on the behalf of the couple to discuss desires and help decide on all the fun details.
*Stay in contact with all vendors and coordinate vendor details with couple throughout the planning process.
*Considering the venue(s) help create a layout for optimal placement of ceremony, cocktail and reception locations along with suggestions of seating formats and location design and/or embellishments.
*Create a comprehensive timeline for the wedding party and for all involved vendors.
*Organize and direct wedding party and participating family members during the wedding rehearsal.
ROLE OF THE WEDDING PLANNER ON THE WEDDING DAY:
*Act as liaison on bride and groom’s behalf as the main contact for all vendors, family, friends and venue staff.
*Work as a grand delegator with all assistants and vendors to accomplish a seamless event.
*Assist wedding party and participating family members with flowers, corsages, boutonnieres, bowties, etc.
*Assist couple in keeping with the timeline and ensuring all events and participants such as speech givers, are set up or prepared when scheduled.
*Arrange placement of all personal items such as guest book, programs, escort cards, table numbers, cake topper, flutes, favors, etc
*At the end of the evening, gather all personal items and gifts for the newlyweds and transfer to a pre-designated secure location.
If you would like any additional information, I would love to hear from you!