Q : Why hire a event/wedding planner?
A : Planning an event/wedding can be a confronting and stressful experience. It can be a case of juggling a lot of different priorities, not only in your personal life but meeting requests from family, vendors etc especially can be challenging. An event/wedding planner is not only a great objective reference point for you to help bring your plans and ideas to life, but because we have done it before – we can hit the ground running with what you need and deliver every efficiency in getting our job done. This essentially saves you time, money, and gives you a great sense of feeling in control in the lead up to the wedding day. We can take on as little or as much planning as your life demands.
Q: Why hire a wedding coordinator or day-of coordinator?
A : Client without an event/wedding planner can easily spend up to 900 hours in event/wedding planning; that’s equivalent to a full time job for six months! If you have that kind of time, then you probably only need a day of wedding coordinator to manage your plans. Especially for weddings, too often, brides rely on family and friends to help carry out plans on the day of their wedding. By asking a friend or family member to take on this stressful task, that person will not be able to enjoy the event as a guest, and will end up feeling like “event staff.” In most cases, your “volunteers” have little experience in the role of event planner. They often end up feeling overwhelmed as they try to keep on top of everything that must be done to ensure that the day runs smoothly.
Q : What is the difference between an event/wedding planner and an event/wedding coordinator?
A : An event/wedding planner is someone who has taken some/all of the planning responsibility off the client in the lead up to the day and who will be responsible for the successful execution of the event on the day itself as well. An event/wedding coordinators job entails duties on the event/wedding day only where the couple has take on the responsibility of all the planning in the lead up and just hands over a brief of the day to the coordinator. However, event/wedding decorators are focused on how the venue looks aesthetically. Event/wedding decorators are the creative people who design event spaces with the appropriate organization and décor. They are able to visually transform a space, putting proper elements together to bring the client’s unique vision to life.
Q : I don’t need an vent/wedding planner, I have a friend who said she would help at my event/wedding. That’s the same right?
A : As helpful as your friends and family will be during your planning, they shouldn’t have to work on your wedding day. It can go both ways: either they will have so much to do that day they won’t even be able to enjoy your event/wedding day. On the other hand, they may not take the job seriously, and the day might end up being a disaster.
Q : Do I need a wedding planner if I already have a venue coordinator?
A : Venue coordinators are a great asset, but it’s important to remember that their responsibility is first and foremost to the venue. For instance, while the venue coordinator will be mostly concerned that no damages occur to the facilities during the load-in, we will be focused on making sure that the event flow will be smooth as per plan.