3 Reasons to Engage Expert Wedding Professionals to Plan Your Big Day
Whether you’re going to the chapel, a beach, or a blooming rose garden to tie the knot, your wedding day will be one of the most special in your life. And even though the planning process can seem overwhelming, it doesn’t have to be.
Now more than ever couples are employing full-service wedding planners to hash out details and assemble harmonious teams of vendors ranging from florists and hairstylists to DJs and photographers – all so they can enjoy the fun parts of the process, like cake-testing and dress shopping instead.
We consulted New England’s full-service marriage resource composed of more than eighty wedding industry professionals, the Boston Wedding Group (BWG) to learn how hiring the right planning team can make the entire wedding experience more blissful.
Here’s why hiring the perfect team of wedding pros will get you hitched without a hitch:
1) You won’t turn into a Bridezilla thanks to your helpful team
When the euphoria of your engagement settles and the reality of wedding planning sets in things can get stressful. After all, there are lots of legal obligations like wedding licenses and government forms for name changes to deal with, not to mention locking down your venue, attire, entertainment, menu, flowers, etc.
Instead, select a BWG planning professional like Unique Weddings by Alexis so you can relax and know everything’s happening how and when it should. After all – according to Alexis of Unique Weddings by Alexis – “a true wedding planning professional knows the pitfalls couples can run into and will even make back up plans accordingly – all while saving them time, money and their sanity!”
LisaAnn DuKaten, BWG partner from Sacred Spirit Sanctuary, shared the sentiment and added, “If you’re not using a professional, you’re probably using a friend or family member to help plan your day instead. If that all goes well, wonderful. But when it doesn’t, it can cause strain and damage relationships.”
Avoid the pitfalls and strained relationships that can come from the stress of wedding planning and engage a partner like BWG for back-up instead!
2) You’ll have a trustworthy network at your fingertips.
As with any relationship, it’s important to feel a sense of comfort when selecting the right partners to plan your occasion. That’s why only the highest quality experts gain acceptance into the BWG community. First, all businesses must pass a rigorous application process and adhere to a code of ethics before they can be employed to help carry out your celebratory day, so you can walk down the aisle with the utmost respect and elegance.
And why is this screening process so important?
“Simply put, you don’t know what you don’t know,” said BWG partner, Paula Marrero of Marerro Events. “It’s essential to trust a professional to educate you throughout the process to ensure that you are getting the very most for your money in every capacity.”
Jil Person of BWG’s partner, Person + Killian Photography agreed, adding “Couples often don’t realize until they are in the midst of the planning process all the little things that pop up. Having the right professionals helps avoid so much unnecessary stress during an already emotional journey.”
3) All aspects of your special day will be cohesive
What makes the Boston Wedding Group unique is their unmatched network of over eighty industry experts who work individually and together for a smooth, cohesive affair.
“Our experience provides us with invaluable knowledge to see the entirety of the event as a whole” said Kate Monteiro of BWG partner Capers Catering. And that’s because BWG partners in all categories offer a high-level of commitment while working in tandem to heighten your overall experience.
Take Mimosa Fresh Flower Design. These BWG experts prove how dramatically spaces can be transformed thanks to the perfect blooms. According to Mimosa Fresh Flower Design’s Teresa Fung, “If you don’t have a planner your florist can potentially step in with event design…if you do have a planner, a florist can create stunning pairings between things already selected like linens, chairs and table settings.” – all the more reason to trust a wonderful network that understands how to work together to achieve a common goal!
4) Your partner will make vendor selection simpler.
Because BWG limits the membership of their vendors to three companies per category (officiants, photographers, and bands, for instance) you can bypass the pain of having to start from square one in the search for the best service providers – and avoid sifting through any sketchy duds!
And what’s beneficial about working with the cream of the crop is they come to the table with endless amounts of inspiration for clients in the form of friendly consultations, helpful blog entries and real-life experience that’ll have you living happily ever after in no time.
Ready to take the plunge? Contact the Boston Wedding Group and begin planning the happiest day of your life today!This post is a sponsored collaboration between Boston Wedding Group and Boston magazine's advertising department.
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