Guide to Wedding Planners and What They Do
There are many things to prepare before your wedding day comes, and if you don’t want to be burdened by these preparations you can simply hire a wedding planner to do the preparations for you. Wedding planners have the right connections and they are very creative. They look at what they do as a passion and not a job.
If you hire a wedding planner, he will make you choose from three different packages that they offer. It will depend upon the need and the budget of the people concerned, especially the bride and groom. The full service, partial service, and day planner service are the three packages offered by wedding planners.
From the hiring to the end of the wedding celebration, the wedding planner is at his job. As a family representative, he negotiates for them and keeps communication lines open to all concerned. He often mediates when there are differences in views.
A wedding planner can set the budget and see to it that the expenses are within the given budget. The choosing of the wedding and reception venues will be his responsibility as well as booking photographers, videographers, florists, entertainer, and the bridal car. In order to minimize vendor costs, he will be negotiating for a lower cost, and he will create a timeline that he will make sure to be followed by all. Both rehearsals and wedding day ceremonies are under his charge. The necessary jobs after the wedding is also his look out. A full service package includes all of these services.
The second package is the partial package where the wedding couple designs their wedding and the planner acts as a guide and assistant to the couple. The bride and groom will make decisions and the planner only give professional opinion based on his knowledge of event planning.
A partial planner collects information about the bride and groom, meet all concerned parties and do budget evaluation. He will negotiate prices with vendors and establish the timeline. He will be present at the catering meeting, at the rehearsal, and at the wedding and reception. He may also attend to post wedding needs.
A day planner sees to it that whatever the bride and groom planned goes smoothly as expected. He gives proper directions to the vendors involved in the wedding. He makes sure about the timeline and that it is followed. He makes sure that the timing is correctly followed. Organizing rehearsals, assigning staff to the bride and groom during the wedding, checking the vendors at the wedding and ensuring the timeline are the responsibilities of a day wedding planner. Post wedding necessities are also his look out.
The final choice is with the bride and groom. If they have time and specific plans, then they just need the part time and day planner. If the couple is lacking in time, then they should hire a full service planner.