Before you hire a wedding planner you have to keep in mind some basic information ready for the planner that will help you save time and make the best decision of hiring the right wedding planner for you.
Contact different planners to have an idea about services and packages. The research phase is important because makes it easier for the decision phase. Once you have learned about the services and packages then it will be super easy for you to decide to hire or not a wedding planner.
Keep in mind these questions, and pay attention to how the wedding planner makes you feel:
Whoever you decide to hire as your planner, the bonding process is the first step toward a a healthy relationship. During this process the planner should be able to understand your needs through support, connection, and communication. This will lead to a better understanding of your personality, culture, likes, dislikes, visions, and aspirations. It is important that the planner understands the vibe you are going for the wedding and assists you with the theme. This connection will help to resonate your uniqueness and authenticity which will bring memorable precious moments on your wedding day.
Ask her to share with you some unexpected situations that she might have experienced in the past. How did she handle it? Sometimes, it happens that some vendors might not deliver what you have requested. In this case it is important to pay attention if the wedding planner is a hand-on person, and a problem-solver!
We have all experienced personally or through our family or friends, how stressful a wedding can be for many reasons. If the wedding planner communicates in a healthy way, this by being an active listener, not taking things personally, giving an objective perspective, it will help to know you and your requests better, bond and resonate couple’s authenticity in the wedding and not wedding planners’ ideas.
This is an important skill when dealing with stressful moments. It is substantial that the wedding planner sees the big picture, be objective when analyzing and assessing a conflictual situation, motivates you in a good direction, create harmony and peace. Whether it’s a help to mediate budget disagreements, talking to the mother-of-the-groom or other family members, vendors delayed or other problems a wedding planner can be indispensable.
It is fundamental to evaluate the overall budget. The planner should suggest to you (as the client) on where the budget needs to be spent on! This helps the client to understand that they are investing in the right things that give value to the event, and spend the money wisely.