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Three Reasons to Use the Help of a Wedding Planner or Coordinator

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Many brides subscribe to the idea that if you want something done right, you have to do it yourself. It’s understandable: A wedding is one of the biggest events of your life. You want it to go smoothly, and you want every detail to be perfect. However, there are people out there who do just exactly that for a living, which means they have wedding planning down to a science. You, on the other hand, probably don’t. There are times when it’s best to leave it to the professionals, and here’s why:

Wedding Planners Are In-The-Know

Professional event planners have spent years developing a network of those who can assist them in making your wedding perfect, such as florists, caterers, and photographers. Moreover, many wedding venues and banquet halls have their own planners on staff, which means that they have intimate knowledge of your reception space and can make every detail fit perfectly with your specifications. Consider simplifying your wedding by hiring an all-inclusive venue that includes flowers, food, photography, and event planning, then sit back, relax, spend time with family, and leave the legwork to the pros.

Wedding Planners Plan Things for a Living

When was the last time you planned an elaborate event with possibly a hundred attendees, managing every detail right down to when they stick their fork into their salad? Chances are, unless you plan events for a living, you’ve never done it at all, not even once. Attempting to manage the dozens upon dozens of details involved in arranging a wedding from rehearsal dinner to the final dance at the reception can be a full-time job itself, and you probably already have one of those. Event planners, on the other hand, spend every day arranging details so lucky brides don’t have to. Don’t you want to be a lucky bride, too?

Wedding Planners Handle Boring Stuff

Planning your wedding isn’t just tasting cake samples, trying on pretty gowns, and sniffing gorgeous flowers. There are mundane details involving bills, writing emails, requesting additional items you most likely never think of, and making decisions on your behalf that you might not want to make. Wedding planners also deal with mistakes that vendors make, or items that you may have inadvertently left out of your wedding plan. Most importantly, they take care of these uglier aspects of event arranging without you ever having to hear about it, which leaves you more time to plan the best part of any wedding: The honeymoon.