Let’s talk about wedding planners! This is a popular question among our clients as most often we are hired right after client books their wedding venue and has determined and solidified dates that coverage will be needed. Should I hire a wedding planner?
The wedding planner conversation is one that we hold very near to our hearts as we give our professional advice based on servicing our industry for 15 years. We are always open and honest with each and every one of our clients based on this experience and knowledge.
Hiring a wedding planner is an investment, just as a foundation is to one’s home. How and what you build it with is the equivalent to WHO you hire and HOW they will execute their services. Understanding the term coordinator, day-of coordinator and wedding planner are important uses of terminology that are used in the world of wedding planning that is all determined based on the need of assistant you might feel you need to execute your wedding plans/ideas and visions, as not all of us are visionaries.
A planner has the ability to be your voice should you need one for those tough conversations and formal negotiations. A planner has inside knowledge regarding venues and vendors to ensure that you are getting a fair rate in an industry that is constantly changing and evolving. They have the insight to provide ideas and put you in, capable tried and trusted hands so that the execution of your event(s) happen exactly when and how you envisioned them to. And the best part, those relationships when utilized with the best of intentions with a reputable planner could result in more savings than if you had not hired one as they are able to not only negotiate their weight in fees but will often receive recognition within the industry for their performance via client discounts simply for hiring them as a vendor because the execution of their events is known for excellence.
There is a lot to be said for hiring a planner to alleviate one’s mind so that not only the client(s) but also the rest of their family are able to take part in and enjoy the festivities of the events to take place.