Q: What does a Wedding day-of- Coordinator do?

A: Unlike a full-service wedding coordinator, a Day-of Coordinator 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 and planning.

Q: When do we meet to discuss the plan for the Wedding?

A: Two weeks prior to Wedding Day. At that time the timeline is presented and all the details related to arrangements, vendors, and expectations are addressed and planned out.

Q: What do you do for the pre-ceremony?

A: Coordinating with vendors and venue staff
-Making sure personal flowers i.e bridal bouquet, bridesmaids, flowers and father of the brides boutonniere are in place
-Making sure the photographer arrives on time and has a must shoot list.
-Gather bride, bridal party and immediate family for photos.
-Communicate with the best man to make sure the groom is getting dressed and on time.
-Make the wedding party aware of any last-minute details.

Q: What about during the ceremony?

A: Communicating with the bride and groom so that they know how much time is left before the start of the ceremony.
-Handling any last-minute unexpected issues
-Lining up the bridal party for their entrances down the aisle.
-Cue the ceremony musicians / DJ when the bridal party is ready to begin the processional
-Gathering family and friends after the ceremony to take photos.

Q: What about prior to reception?

A: Greet Vendors and instruct them as to where to set up i.e. wedding band / DJ, florist, and caterer.
-Arrange escort cards
-Make sure reception flowers/decor is set up according to flower order
-Meet with caterer staff to ensure/confirm the food timeline.

Q: What about during the reception?

A: Ensure proper flow of food and cocktails
-Look over dining tables and make sure everything is set up properly
-Help guests locate their escort cards and dining tables.
-Locate the bride and groom and instruct them to stay off to one side of the main dining room until they receive cue for their introduction and first dance.
-Cue band/DJ, photographer and videographer when important events take place at reception i.e. first dance, cake cutting, toasts, parent dances.
-Cue best man and father of the bride when they are about to be announced for toasts
-Prevent and fix any issues that may arise during the event.
-Remain easily accessible through the entire event in case there are any details you would like attended to
-Ensure favors are distributed towards the end of the night
-Pack up gifts/cards misc ceremony/reception items and have them ready to be taken to a designated family member at the end of the night.

Please let me treat you and the groom like royals. I like to spoil my clients. Do not be surprised if I am making sure you are treated like royalty!

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