lanning a big wedding can be overwhelming. You’re excited, anxious, and full of
questions, and that’s before you even start your
guest list. We might be biased, but we believe professional planning help allows couples to create—
and enjoy—the event of their dreams without
losing their minds.
An expert helping hand can help you find the
best vendors, make sure details are in place, and
even help run the big day. Did you know there
are several types of wedding professionals? People often confuse a wedding planner with a
wedding coordinator or a wedding designer. We’re
here to decode the differences, so you can find the
help you need for your event.
What does a wedding planner do?
A wedding planner will be your partner through
every single phase of planning. They’ll brainstorm
concepts, help you find and contract the right vendors, book hotel blocks and coordinate out of town
guests, manage your budget, run your rehearsal,
and oversee everything on your big day.
A wedding planner will put anywhere from
100 to 250 hours into planning one event. They’ll
minimize your stress before and during the event
by ensuring you don’t have to worry about things
like whether or not the bartender has enough ice
when you should be enjoying your guests.
Who should hire a wedding planner?
• Anyone who wants the least amount of stress
• People with little free time to commit to plan-
• Those in a time crunch who need expert help to
meet the deadline
• Those planning weddings long-distance
How much will it cost?
Expect to spend about fifteen percent of your