Services Provided by Wedding Planners
A wedding planner is an expert who specializes in the planning, designing, and controlling of a couple`s wedding. Since wedding are considered important to people`s lives, most couples do spend lot of time and significant amount of money on their wedding to ensure that their wedding is properly planned and organized.
For couples who have long working hours and have little extra time to plan for their wedding, it is advisable for them to hire a wedding planner. Couples may decide to either choose an hourly wedding planner or a full-service wedding planner depending on their budget.
The full-time wedding planners mostly offer the wedding services to the couples on different stages including, 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.
Other than outsourcing for wedding suppliers , the planners do negotiate and review the vendors` contract as well as creating a budget where they can manage deposits and payments. When it is a week prior to the wedding, the planners do carry out the following roles, these include, taking part in meeting with the client, checking all the information on the time that the guests are supposed to attend the wedding, as well as providing procedure for the family of the couples and the VIP guests.
Also planners do supervise and coordinate the printing of various posters and the invitation cards, deliver the card to different recipients, and also managing the rehearsal of the event that will take place on the wedding day. Moreover, wedding planners do administer and organize the production of various posters and the invitation cards, distribute the card to various recipients, and also managing the rehearsal of the event that will take place on the wedding day. On the wedding day planners do, manage and organize transportation for family and guests, gather any the wedding gifts, cue all music changes and speeches, as well as providing and placing restroom amenities basket ,and organizing after-party.
Hourly wedding planners are different from the full-time wedding planners since the hourly planners charge the clients on the hourly basis or by the meeting when they organize meetings with clients for however long they need to assist in the planning process.
On the other, when a bride and a groom want to hire a wedding planner they key questions that the need to ask, 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 concerning the viability of the budget.
In addition, couples are advised to ask for references from other brides and brooms, get to know the planner’s term of payment and also about the timeline of the wedding.