Q: What is an event planner?
A: An event planner is a hired professional who understands and has an advanced knowledge of what is required for planning an event and the many details that need to be handled on the big day. A planner is resourceful, organized, and detail oriented; they can offer creative ideas to style a personalized wedding.
Q: What to look for when choosing an event planner?
Q: What information should I provide the event planner with?
A: Based on your needs, you should identify an event planner who can offer you a wide range of services and is flexible to handle as much or as little as you wish them to. Most importantly, the planner you select must be someone that you feel comfortable and confident with; someone you can develop a connection with.
A: During your initial consultation, we recommend providing the following information:
- an estimated budget
- an estimated number of guests
- a desired date, month or season
- type of event for corporate
- Christmas Party
- Seminar etc.
- a general idea of your event
- wedding style (traditional, modest, county etc.)
Q: My reception venue has a wedding coordinator; Do I still need to hire a wedding planner?
A: A venue coordinator works for the venue; their job is to answer your questions about the venue and assist with your venue layout. Their job does not include all the other details that go into planning your wedding.
A wedding planner, on the other hand, is involved from the beginning of the planning process. They will handle each detail from start to finish - everything from finding a venue and appropriate suppliers based on your budget to being their on your wedding day to make sure everything runs smoothly and as planner.