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Why Do I Need a Wedding Planner in Grand Forks?

7.12.21

When hosting your own wedding, it’s typically your first time putting together an event of such grandeur, where you’re both managing and are the key decision-maker on every aspect: budget, decor, timing, all the things! While this may naturally feel like an exciting feat, (finally you get to decide the menu!), there are tons of new decisions to make you probably don’t have experience with. 

To be able to manage the budget, vendors, and execute your vision perfectly, recruiting professional help only makes your life easier! Why do you need a wedding planner in Grand Forks? Let us walk you through all the reasons to hire and ways to benefit from working with a professional wedding planner.

Why You Need a Wedding Planner In Grand Forks?

Take Stress Off You & Your Family

While you may be able to handle plenty of coordination and decision-making before the wedding, on the actual wedding day, you will want to enjoy it, not conduct it! This is not the time for you or your closest family to have to stress, lay down the law (no photo taking in front of the photographer), or be making calls to find a last-minute cake knife. Having a wedding planner will be appreciated by all, even by the groomsmen who left his jacket at the last bar when it’s time for wedding party photos. We’ve all been there, and it’s wonderful to have someone there for you and your squad!

Help You Make Money-Saving Decisions

Your wedding planner can review your contracts with your event vendors, helping you make decisions for your event space like the actual quantity of items needed to execute your vision.  While 20 uplights may sound like the perfect amount to dramatically light up your space, they know that 10 uplights will give you the color wash you need, saving you half the price.

Local planners are also most likely familiar with various North Dakota vendor’s pricing to know where you can find better quality products, rentals, or services for similar or less costs. This can also save you time as they know when your price is fair for the quality of service and it’s not worth spending more time checking for other options.

Your Cheerleader & Teammate

You can turn to your wedding planner to help clear your doubts, helping you stay calm and reassured throughout the process. Is it okay if you haven’t had a chance to send bridal shower thank you cards yet? Is it overstepping to ask your maid-of-honor about booking hairstylists for the bridesmaids? There will be a time when you just need to phone a friend for advice, and this friend happens to have dealt with mother-in-laws, unorganized event vendors, and indecisive grooms and brides to help steer you on the right path.

Your wedding planner will also hustle for you and your vision when it comes to working on every aspect of the day. All their negotiation and attention to detail is to bring your dream day to life without a hitch and as you have wished.

When the big day comes, the weight is off your shoulders! When you glance at them, their smile will only bring a sense of ease to you as you know they have everything under control and the day is going perfectly. Hallelujah!

Real Talk

While, yes, you deserve to have your dream day, sometimes you need someone to be real about what you’re able (or not able to) execute on your budget or at your wedding venue before you dive too deep in plans. While some wedding vendors may guarantee your dream day, your wedding planner is there to clarify and keep everyone in check asking, “at what cost”?

Complete Weddings + Events in Grand Forks

Planning a wedding is an exciting time in your life, but when it starts to become overwhelming, know there are experts who are happy to help! Contact Complete Weddings + Event for advice or to set up a consultation for your Grand Forks event!

Complete Weddings + Events, Grand Forks’ leading provider of event and wedding photography, videography, lighting, DJ services & photo booth rental.

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