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The Do’s and Don’ts of Meeting Vendors

Jennifer Nodjak Etiquette, Make it Posh, Vendor Love, Weddings Leave a Comment

Unless you plan to exchange vows on the beach in the presence of just yourselves and the universe, you will inevitably need to interview at least one, if not many  wedding vendors. While each vendor is different, there are some do’s and don’ts that apply to every interview. You’ll want to keep these in mind to set yourself up for the best possible relationships …

Preparing for Your Vendor Interviews and Consultations: Rental Company

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When to Meet: The extent of your rental needs will dictate when you should plan to meet with prospective companies. If your list is long and includes large items like tents, generators, restrooms, staging, power distribution and the like, you’ll want to contact the rental company well in advance. As soon as the venue is secured, you should begin evaluating …

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Five Top Catering Trends for Your Fall Wedding

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Okay, just writing about the best wedding ideas for perfect fall events makes my mouth water! After some truly out-of-this world tastings and client catering consultations, I can’t wait until another fall rolls around and wedding planning turns into delicious reality! We searched far and wide for the best and latest trends so we can give our clients the very …

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Why do Wedding Planners Cost So Much?

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Inquiring minds want to know.  Why do wedding planners cost so much?  You see a wide range of services and it can be head spinning to try to figure out a wedding budget especially when everything seems so expensive.  It can be expensive but this is one scenario where the old adage “you get what you pay for” is oh …

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How to Choose an Event Planner in Richmond, VA

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  Finding event planners is easy – but how do you choose? How do you pick the one who is perfect for you? Before you begin contacting, and certainly before you begin meeting with prospective richmond va event planners, sit down and consider your event needs. Ask yourself the following questions: What kind of event am I planning? (Birthday, anniversary, …

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Experts Weigh In on Top Wedding Trends of 2017

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Our friends over at Eight Ray Music asked us to weigh in with our opinion for Wedding Trends to be on the lookout for in 2017.  We try our best to stay current on trends in the Wedding Industry both on a regional and International level.  I’ll be going to the TSE conference in Long Beach in January to meet with …

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7 Ways to Be a Gracious Host

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Weddings are collections of special moments meant to be shared with loved ones and remembered forever. That last part is key if you plan to continue to love and be loved by your family and friends after your vows. If you want to stay on the family Christmas list, take to heart these 7 easy ways to be a gracious …

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Wedding Planner vs. Wedding Coordinator

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“Most couples are not aware but there is a huge difference between a wedding planner and a venue coordinator. Often their roles overlap but the differences between them are vast. It is easy to get confused about the differences between these two vendors and not hiring a wedding planner in addition to your venue coordinator can often end in headache …

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Don’t Forget! How to Beat Wedding Brain

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While some of us are excellent at multi-tasking, research shows that most of us aren’t as good as we think we are. Throwing a wedding is the ultimate multi-tasking opportunity with more moving parts thank nearly any other kind of event. How can you be sure that you have everything under control, and that you don’t forget the little things? …

Wedding Packing List Survival Kit

Packing List: Wedding Day

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  We hope you don’t have any emergencies on your wedding day, but it’s always better to be prepared! Don’t forget any of the items on this Packing List as a just-in-case backup plan! Packing List: Marriage license (if not turned in at the rehearsal) The rings! Gown, tux or wedding suit with accessories Shoes Comfortable shoes Full size mirror …