Benefits of Wedding Planners
An individual who plans, strategies and organizes weddings as an occupation is referred to as a wedding planner. 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-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. In the pre event stage , the full time wedding planners suggest the wedding venues and also look for different wedding suppliers, they also attend the meeting scheduled by the suppliers in order to negotiate on behalf of the clients the fee charged by the suppliers, furthermore, the planners conduct a pre-visit of the wedding venue to confirm that is best suitable for holding the speculated number of guests as well as informing the clients on the progress that they have made as far as planning the wedding is concerned.
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. 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. 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.
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.
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.