The decision to hire a professional Wedding Planner or Event Manager is a very complex and intricate process. There are so many benefits to hiring a professional, and I decided to write this blog to let you know some of these benefits, and questions you should be asking.
First of all, our goal at Diamonds and Pearls Events is to make our couples, their families and the Wedding Party to all feel like guests at their own wedding. There will not be the frantic frenzy of hunting down vendors, making sure everyone is where they need to be, everyone is paid, etcetera… We handle all of those things and much more for you! We like to start with our couples who want full-planning with a clean slate, and ready to hear all of your ideas and possible vision. If you don’t have many ideas, or if you are simply overwhelmed with everything you’ve seen so far - then we will help you curate ideas that might fit your personalities and also compliment the way you like to spend your time together. We will help you source qualified vendors that we trust who we know will be a positive addition to these ideas, and then we take it from there. We happily attend vendor meetings with our couples to ensure their comfort, and also to help them think of questions they may not know to ask.
Speaking of questions - here are some to ask potential Wedding Planners and Event Managers.
Why are you a Wedding Planner, and what inspired you to become one?
What are your favorite parts in planning a wedding?
Are you familiar with different cultural traditions, and have you implemented them before?
What would you say is your specialty?
Do you or your company carry liability insurance?
Do you create comprehensive timelines for all of the vendors as well as for members of the Wedding Party?
Do you provide a backup plan in case of inclement weather or any other unforeseeable complication?
Are you able to take most couples’ visions and help transform them into reality?
Can you help with budget creation and management?
If you are thinking of hiring a Planner or Event Manager, we encourage you to call, email or text Diamonds and Pearls Events! We would certainly be happy to hear from you and to answer the above questions, along with any others you may have. We hope to hear from you soon!
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