|Q:||How do you assist in planning a wedding? What services do you provide?|
A: I provide Full Service Planning packages along with Rehearsal/Wedding Day, Vendor Management and A La Carte Planning Packages.
|Q:||Do you recommend specific wedding professionals?|
A: Yes. I have a list of preferred vendors I work with including Printing/Stationary needs, Dj’s, Bands, Bakeries, Photography, Florists, Limos and more!
Do you employ other people to help you plan events? Does it cost extra for additional staff?
A: I have 2 available assistants that I can use for rehearsal and wedding days depending on the size and demand of the wedding. Assistants are an additional $25/hour.
|Q:||What if you become ill or cannot come to the wedding? Who will stand in for you?|
A: One or both of my assistants will stand in for me in the unlikely event that were to happen.
When developing our wedding/event budget, how do you personalize this experience to fit our needs?
A: During the consultation with the couple there is a detailed interview in which I try to get a sense of who they are and any expectations and priorities they have for their wedding day. I use my resources and negotiation skills to get the most out of every budget.
|Q:||How many hours are you on site the day of the wedding/event?|
A: 2 hours for Rehearsal
10 hours on Wedding Day
Do you charge for an initial meeting? If so, is this amount credited should we hire you?
A: No, one hour consultations are free. If you decide to use my services a 10% deposit is required to secure your date ($150 -$500 depending on package).
|Q:||Do you charge hourly, a flat rate or a percentage of my overall budget?|
A: The Full Service Wedding package is priced based on a percent of your overall budget (10-20%) depending on how elaborate your wedding is. If you want partial planning services, I charge $75 for the first hour and $40 each additional hour (1hr. minimum). Rehearsal and Wedding Day Assistance starts at $500 and Vendor Management starts at $300 (See SERVICES).
What makes you different from other local coordinators? Why should someone hire you?
A: I have a degree in Fine Arts so I can provide you with educated design expertise, giving you unique ideas to set the stage for a beautiful and enchanting day! I also know the value of good customer service and communciation which will keep you informed and comfortable knowing your investment is in good hands.
How many months in advance do I need to reserve your services for my wedding date?
A: It depends if I’m available for the date of your wedding. If available I can plan your wedding in 2 months but generally I’m hired 6-12+months in advance.
|Q:||What is your event cancellation policy?|
A: If cancelling within 30days of booking, you will get your money back minus the deposit. If cancelling 90 or more days from event, you will forfeit 50% of my total fee. If cancelling 30-90 days from the event, you will forfeit 75% of my total fee. If cancelling less then 30 days of event, you will forfeit all payments.
|Q:||What is your customer satisfaction cancellation policy?|
A: My business success depends greatly on referrals so it’s important that my clients are satisfied. I realize the importance of this day and will make every effort to rectify situations as they occur. I also encourage open communication between myself and my clients to resolve any issues should they occur. See event cancellation policy.
|Q:||What are your standard payment terms?|
A: $150-$500 deposit due to save the date (depending on package choice). 50% of total due at first vendor meeting (6-12months before wedding). Next 25% of total due 90 days before event date. Remaining balance due 30 days before event date.