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Wedding packages Cotati (California), United States of America

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Day-of wedding planning
Cotati, United States of America
Unlike a Full-Service Wedding Planner, a “Day-of” planner is for brides and grooms who want to do most of the planning themselves, but when their wedding day arrives, they need a professional to execute all of their hard work. The following is an outline of some of the tasks that the wedding planner handles on the day of your wedding: Two Weeks Prior to Wedding Day: Email the bride or groom to present timeline Go over any arrangements the couple have previously made with vendors Confirm Details with Vendors Update timeline & Schematics accordingly One Week Prior to Wedding Day: Make sure that all vendors have My contact information Send vendors a copy of the final timeline and make sure they have directions to the ceremony and reception locations and their arrival time Reshearsal: Work with wedding officiator to choreograph wedding ceremony, processional and recessional Alert wedding party as to where they need to be the following day, and at what time Pre-Ceremony: Facilitate on-time arrival of hair and make-up stylists and instruct them as to where to set up hair dryers, brushes and any other equipment they have with them Coordinate hair and make-up schedule with bridal party and stylists and ensure that hair and make-up is completed in a timely fashion Coordinate any food deliveries and set up and clear all meals Make sure personal flowers i.e. bridal bouquet, bridesmaids' flowers, and Father of the bride boutonnière arrive on time Blot personal flowers with paper towels and distribute to wedding party Make sure photographer arrives on time and has a “must shoot” list Gather bride, bridal party, and immediate family for photos Call out names on “must shoot” list for photographer Ensure that transportation arrives on time and instruct wedding party as to when to depart for ceremony Assist bride with putting on her wedding gown Maintain The Bridal Emergency Kit (just in case) Kit Includes such items as stain sticks, hairspray, safety pins, a sewing kit, scissors, Static Guard, deodorant, straws, Band-Aids, snacks, and so many other things you may need on the wedding day Communicate with best man to make sure groom is getting dressed and on-time Make wedding party aware of any last minute details Communicate with transportation driver and maid-of-honor/best man while bridal party is on the way to the ceremony location Ensure setup of Ceremony, Cocktail, and Reception tables, chairs, decor, etc. Ceremony: Set up programs and other ceremony items i.e. guest book, unity candles, decorations, kiddush cups, wine, etc. Ensure that ushers/groomsmen arrive on time and are ready to pass out programs Ensure that personal flowers i.e. flower girl bouquet and groomsmen boutonnières have arrived at ceremony location Alert ushers/groomsmen as to when to begin escorting guests to their seats Ensure that ceremony musicians have arrived and direct them as to where to set up Confirm the music that ceremony musicians will play during the ceremony, as well as start times for each piece of music. Determine what hand signals will used to cue musicians Act as a liaison with the ceremony officiator and decide what cue will be used to signal the start of the ceremony Communicate with bride and groom so that they know how much time remains before the start of the ceremony Handle any emergencies that may arise Line up the bridal party for their entrances down the aisle Cue ceremony musicians when bridal party is ready to begin processional Gather family and friends for after ceremony photos Prior to Reception: Greet vendors and instruct them as to where to set up i.e. wedding band, florist, and caterer Arrange escort cards Make sure reception flowers/décor is set up according to flower order Ensure that tent and lighting are set up properly and troubleshoot as needed Meet with catering staff to confirm food timeline Set up guest book and pen, champagne flutes, cake cutting utensils Set up table numbers/names and menu cards Set up amenities baskets, hand towels, candles etc. in bathrooms Reception: Ensure proper flow of cocktail hour food Look over dining tables and make sure they are set up properly Along with catering staff, encourage guests to join bride and groom for dinner at the end of cocktail hour Help guests locate their escort cards and dining tables Locate bride and groom and instruct them to stay to the side of main dining room until they receive cue for their introduction and first dance Cue band when the majority of guests have found their tables and bride and groom are ready to be introduced Cue band, photographer, and videographer when important events take place at reception i.e. first dance, cake cutting, toasts, and parent dances Cue best man and father of the bride when they are about to be announced for toasts Alert catering staff to pour champagne just before the toasts Be aware of timing of catering service and make sure people are served promptly Distribute final payments/gratuities to vendors at the end of the evening (no negotiation in the terms of vendor contracts will be handled at this time) Prevent & fix any problems that may arise during your event Remain easily accessible through the entire event in case there are any details you would like attended to Set up favor table Pack up gifts/cards, miscellaneous ceremony and reception items and have them ready to be taken to a family members car at the end of the night Coordinate reception departure transportation Ensure cleanup of Ceremony,Cocktail Hour, and Reception Areas
Full wedding planning and management
Cotati, United States of America
The Full Service Wedding Planning Package includes: recommending, booking, and communication with all vendors, setting up payments and sending reminder emails for payment due dates, developing a theme and design that is perfect for your personality and preferences, keeping track of your budget, creating a planning checklist, unlimited access to me throughout the planning process, 2 site visits, ceremony and dinner rehearsals, set-up and clean-up on the day of, itinerary and schematics, and fixing any hiccups that occur throughout the day. This package is 10% of the total cost of your wedding.
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