FULL-SERVICE PLANNING- “THE CARRIE”

Pricing Begins at $6500

This package is designed to alleviate the stress of planning so you can stay excited and inspired throughout the process plus have some fun along the way! From concept to execution, this is a comprehensive package that includes our exclusive concierge planning & coordination services.

Services provided by Wedding Planner:

Initial In Depth Complimentary Consultation for Planning and Guidance (two hours)

(Scheduled after receipt of signed contract and deposit)

  • Completion of your bridal profile in detail
  • High-level discussion of your budget
  • Discussion of your wedding priorities
  • Review your ideas and vision for the wedding and reception
  • Review desired locations, options along with pros and cons of each site
  • Venue insight, advice, comparisons, and recommendations
  • Review style, theme, color choices and size of wedding
  • Share our creative ideas and suggestions to compliment your style
  • Review and discuss your desired vendors
  • Provide Vendor referrals that fit your needs and budget

Follow Up

  • Arrange and attend all vendor meetings
  • Arrange and attend Venue previews
  • Determine your goals for the wedding
  • Create a personalized design concept
  • Planning, development, and management of wedding budget
  • Prepare calendar of payments and deadlines
  • Act as liaison with all vendors
  • Offer Guidance with proper etiquette if requested
  • Provide information on obtaining marriage license
  • Recommend and arrange State of the Art Lighting and Audio applications
  • Provide list of accommodations for out of town guests
  • Arrange room blocks for all out of town guests
  • Accompany bride and groom to choose attire for the wedding

Secondary Planning and Guidance Meeting (90-60 days prior to wedding)

  • Review Vendors selected for services, review services included by each
  • Review Venue selected and discuss floor plan, rain plan, and layout
  • Review items included in Venue contract
  • Provide customized list of additional items needed
  • Suggest to Client additional services needed, such as valet, security, lighting, beverage, entertainment, etc.
  • Advise Client of vendor selections for additional services
  • Provide revised task list after meeting
  • Provide revised budget and payment worksheet after meeting
  • Vendor follow-up and confirmations
  • Review all vendor contracts and discuss
  • Provide wedding checklist
  • Discuss Favors for reception
  • Design seating chart

Final Planning and Guidance Meeting with Review of overall Plan

(30-5 days prior to wedding)

  • Review all contracts and discuss to ensure no detail has been overlooked
  • Finalize Vendor List and times of deliveries
  • Discuss items needed to be included in Timeline
  • Discuss wedding ceremony, design, and style as well as musical selections
  • Discuss who will perform each task at the ceremony
  • Determine lineup of wedding party and discuss cuing
  • Provide detailed Timeline after meeting
  • Schedule and attend on-site planning meeting with Venue
  • Schedule and attend on-site planning meeting with Caterer, Florist, and other vendors
  • Design floor plan for reception
  • Wedding ceremony consultation, guidance, and design
  • Rehearsal consultation, suggestions, guidance, and design

Final Walk-through

  • Meet at venue to discuss and finalize floor plan, menu and rain plan
  • Meet with Florist to review plan and design for wedding and reception
  • Meet with caterer and bar beverage service to finalize plans

Wedding Rehearsal

  • Wedding Consultant will attend for one and one-half hours
  • Direct rehearsal flow, advice, coordinate and suggest ceremony details
  • Discuss who will be responsible for rings and other ceremony duties

Wedding Day

Wedding Planner will arrive 2 hours prior to wedding start time

  • Oversee vendor arrival and act as the main point of contact for vendors
  • Direct Wedding Ceremony and Reception
  • Ensure decor is set per plan
  • Direct reception flow with introduction of bride and groom, first dance, cake cutting and toast
  • Design, direct and plan bride, and grooms exit
  • Distribute any remaining payments or gratuities to vendors as needed
  • Pin flowers on family and attendants, distribute bouquets and oversee all other floral placements
  • Bustle bridal gown for reception (must schedule appointment with seamstress)
  • Ensure timeline is followed per plan
  • Handle any discrepancies, last minute details, and general wedding or reception issues
  • Set-up and take down important items: toasting glasses, cake cutter, guest book, place cards, photos, etc.
  • Help assigned persons’ load gifts, personal items, and keepsake items into designated vehicles

Note: Included in “THE CARRIE” Package are unlimited phone calls and e-mails.  We recommend that you add additional staff for weddings over 150 guests. For intensive decor and set-up, more staff may be required. Extra staffing priced upon request.

 

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