Do I Need a Wedding Planner/Coordinator?

Do I Need a Wedding Planner/Coordinator?
June 18, 2017

Many couples struggle with the idea of hiring a professional wedding planner, not realizing that having experienced outside help can and will save them time, stress and money. Whether you are behind in your wedding planning or just looking for some general guidance, the easy checklist below will help you find out if you need a wedding planner for your big day. If you say "yes" more than "no" to the following scenarios, then a wedding planner is likely a perfect solution.

  • You are feeling overwhelmed, stressed, and generally wishing that you had eloped.
  • You both work full-time jobs that prevent you from meeting with vendors on weekdays
  • The "wedding planning" is taking on a life of its own and is consuming every waking moment leaving little time to enjoy your engagement
  • You do not know many people who can give you reliable vendor recommendations
  • You're excited to be married, but just thinking about wedding planning fills you with anixiety.
  • You do not have other outside help such as  helpful bridesmaids, or knowledgeable friends
  • You are having a short engagement. 
  • You can envision your wedding, but you have no idea how to make it a reality and bring  your dreams to life
  • You can not even envision your wedding at all
  • You've got everything pretty well organized but want a professional to ensure all the details you have planned and dreamed about will be taken care of the day of your wedding so you truly enjoy your own wedding day.
  • After reading online wedding advice, you still wish that you had a profesional to give you advice and leadership

When Should I Go Ahead and Get a Wedding Planner?

If you have checked one or more of the above options, you should at the very least look into hiring a wedding planner.  Keep in mind that because of inside resources and vendor connections and experience, wedding planners have the toolset to avoid common mistakes. Hiring a wedding planner might be the most cost-effective move, in the end, to save you from troubles and make the entire wedding process seamless and easy.

Christina Mathews - 336-705-3239