These are all the questions to ask a wedding planner when you’re trying to find the right fit for your wedding! If you’re even considering hiring a wedding planner, you should give yourself a million high fives. Wedding planners are like the superheroes of creative problem solving and hyping you up! We asked pro wedding planners “What questions do you wish prospective clients would ask?,” and they gave us the insider scoop.
Still wondering why you need a wedding planner? Marion Matrimony Events brought us this incredible wedding with a special surprise inside the groom’s suit, but we were extra amazed by how she coordinated this 200+ guest wedding with an Air Force couple stationed in Japan. It was just a great reminder that Wedding Planners = Genius Creative Problem Solvers and we love them a lot.
After planning a commitment ceremony for myself and seeing how difficult it was for gay weddings in 2010, I’ve been wanting to get involved and be a gay planner for several years. I can’t quit my day job while getting there though. But with all of this quarantine free time, I thought it would be good to start looking into it…
You’re in the thick of wedding planning and it’s starting to get hairy. Maybe you’ve hired an event planner, maybe a day-of coordinator, maybe a friend willing to lend a hand, or maybe you’re going hard at it by yourself. If you’re in the latter two camps, you may be thinking, “do I need to hire a day-of coordinator?”
Here are a few of the benefits, hidden and otherwise, that I discovered when I hired a day-of coordinator for my wedding…
When you’re scoping out the selection of vendors for your offbeat wedding, there’s one sign that ensures you’re dealing with someone who knows how it goes… when they themselves had an offbeat wedding! That’s definitely the case with our girl Beca Oliveira at Maven Macaw Events. So when we wanted to catch up with her to see how her amazing clients were rocking their weddings (with her pro guidance, natch!), we got the tea.
Wedding planning in a box? This wedding planning kit is the organizing tool that will save your sanity
Wedding planners are often a bit of a conundrum to newly engaged couples. What do they do? How can they help? Are they even affordable to me? We decided to speak to an amazing NYC-based wedding planner and partner of ours, Sarah at Pollyanna Events, to see what the whole deal was with wedding planners. Thing the is, Sarah introduced us to a whole NEW concept for couples who may not be able to afford the whole kit-and-caboodle of wedding planning. And I needed to introduce this to you because it.is.RAD.