There are so many decisions you will make while planning your wedding day. Hiring a wedding planner to assist you with your vision and dreams will get you start on the right path to keep you on target for your big day.
Let’s face it wedding planners play a key role in on your wedding day, have you thought about the role you would like them to play during the planning stages? This is up to you, do not feel as though you must be categorized into a ‘package’ in order to receive the services you desire.
Here is an overview of the options you may be currently looking into:
A pro at being organized, efficient, time conscious, budget tracking, master logistic planner, timelines, deliveries, floor plan, contracts, production schedule…just to name a few, these items may be second nature. All handled while on site for the wedding day, this is a full day role to handle every delivery and setup detail.
- Full Planning ($$$)– Budget management, budget projection & schedule, procure & negotiation with wedding professionals, design and plan your wedding vision integrity from start to finish.
- Partial Planning ($$)– Professional referrals within your budget, style, personalities. The planning may have started and became overwhelming, additional support and guidance to plan the rest of the way.
- Month of Coordination ($) – Timelines, floor plans, finalize all details, lead the team for the weeks leading up to the wedding, manage the wedding rehearsal, and be your go to liaison an average of five to eight weeks leading up to your wedding.
This service may be for an organized couple that would like to enjoy the wedding day! This service typically works well for a hands-on couple that have planned most of the wedding and have secured their vendors, however, need the day to run smooth.
As you are interviewing potential planners for your wedding consider the overview details above.
There are planners that also offer design services, this type of planner has most likely mastered the logistics and can help you orchestrate the design details of the wedding with the relationships fostered within the industry. This service can also save you time and money once you planner understands your vision, they can present you with options for your budget and aesthetic.
There are so many misconceptions of couple that are in search of the right wedding professional. Go beyond website and social media pages of your potential wedding professional, don’t buy into something that sounds good or looks good on screen. Rely on trusted, experienced professionals to guide and provide a flawless experience.
Be careful and do not hire a novice based on price. Your wedding is worth more, we encourage you to research, interview and determine who is the best fit for your wedding experience. The goal is to be organized and stress free.