Services Provided by Wedding Planners
A wedding planner is an expert who specializes in the planning, designing, and controlling of a couple`s wedding. Most societies do take wedding as an important event in the life of couples since it is an indicator to the passage from being single, due to this couples are willing to spend a substantial amount of money and time so as their wedding can look fabulous, exciting and memorable.
Wedding planners are most preferable to couple who have little time to manage and plan their wedding due to fixed work schedules. Couples may decide to either choose an hourly wedding planner or a full-service wedding planner depending on their budget.
The full service wedding planning can be divided into different stages in order to fit the couple’s needs, these are the, pre- event production, the wedding week and the wedding day. Some of the services that full time wedding planners do provide during the pre-even stage include, suggesting best venues of wedding and receptions, outsourcing for wedding suppliers and attending representing the clients in meeting scheduled by the suppliers, conducting a pre-visit of the wedding places to ensure that it can support a large number of guests that are expected for the wedding and also the planners do inform the client about the progress of the planning via mobile or email communication.
Moreover, the planners do negotiate and review the vendors` contract as well as creating a budget where they can manage deposits and payments. On the second stage of the wedding planning process, the full-time planners do attend the final meetings with the clients and the wedding suppliers, they also provide a list of the number of the guests including their arrival time as well as providing proper schedules family and VIP guests.
Besides, wedding planners have the responsibility of administering and organizing the production of various posters and the invitation cards, distributing the card to various recipients, and also managing the rehearsal of the event that will take place on the wedding day. The final roles of the wedding planners are executed on the wedding on the wedding day, these include, managing and organizing the transportation of family and guests, collecting any the wedding gifts, cueing all music changes and speeches, and also providing and placing restroom amenities basket, and organizing after-party.
on the contrary, hourly planners do charge the clients on an hourly basis or by the meeting when they are called upon to organize meetings with clients for however long they need so as to assist in the planning process.
The following are the tips that a client need to consider when hiring a wedding planner, these include, asking for references from other brides and brooms, requesting the wedding planner to provide an overview of their prediction of the wedding as well as questioning the wedding planner if the budget of the wedding is realistic.
Moreover, a client can decide to inquire from the planner on his or her term of payment, also getting to know about the timeline of the wedding.