WEDDING PLANNING SERVICES
Partial Planning Services
Partial Planning is the perfect for the couple that wants a little extra guidance, but still has the time and energy to get knee in deep in the planning. This is one of our favorite packages to service as we get a little more in depth with our clients!
An exact quote can be given after a complimentary consultation. Factors that influence the quote include but are not limited to: guest count, number of assistants needed, scope of set up, number of face to face meetings, hours needed on the wedding day, and type of venue.
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Services Prior to the Wedding:
Four (4) face-to-face meetings
First Meeting: Discuss vision of design and decor to brainstorm colors, ideas, view pictures and create an overall concept
Second Meeting: Design and Décor meeting at your location to view sample linens, chairs, a sample centerpiece from your florist as well as wedding day stationery include, menus, programs, place cards, etc.
Third Meeting: Create a comprehensive, down to the minute, event timeline for all the events of the wedding weekend so no small detail is overlooked and everyone is on the same page in regards to all scheduling
Fourth Meeting: Menu tasting/Detailing meeting to go over timing, diagrams and other pertinent information with your catering manager
Provide professional vendor referrals as needed to ensure that you have a professional that fits your style and budget, along with superior customer service
Unlimited communication and correspondence via e-mail, phone and fax
Access to our online planning software, Aisle Planner to view
An auto-generated wedding checklist that lists all planning tasks and when they should each be completed, so nothing gets overwhelming during the planning process
An auto-generated detailed budget to help set guidelines of how much money should be spent in each category
Vendor management section to add booked vendors, invoices, update payments to see balances due, and other vendor details
Ability to create style boards for flowers, dresses, décor, stationery, cakes, beauty looks, etc.
Access to add guest section to upload wedding guests and track RSVPs and meal selections and create seating assignments
Assist with creating and printing stationery, save the dates, invitations, menus, etc. including proofreading and wording suggestions of all printed products
Assistance with securing of room blocks to help secure the best possible room rate for out of town guests
Distribute a shortened timeline to wedding party and family the day of the rehearsal so that the bridal party and family have a hard copy hand out of the timing of pictures, hair and make up, etc.
Confirm contracts and timing with all vendors so that all vendors are aware of arrival times, load-in instructions, set up guidelines and flow of the event
1 hour to coordinate the rehearsal and collect all wedding items, e.g. toasting glasses, wedding programs, place cards, etc. to ensure all bridal party and family members feel comfortable with how they will be walking and standing/sitting during the ceremony on the wedding day
Services the Day of the Wedding:
10+ hours on the day of the wedding, to be determined by Simply Sweet Weddings
Personal assistant to the bride
Provide 2+ additional assistants to help fulfill all of the wedding coordinator duties
Oversee all vendor commitments and set up to make sure they are fulfilled to your standards
Set up assistance with décor, favors, place cards, etc. according to your specifications so you and your family can enjoy getting ready without stress
Manage the timing of the event throughout the entire day from photographs, ceremony, reception, etc. so that all events flow smoothly, stay on schedule and are executed flawlessly
Provide wedding day emergency kit that includes, but is not limited to sewing materials, hairspray, duct tape, glue gun, bobby pins, collar extenders, stain removers and more to come to the rescue in any type of mishap
Acceptance and assistance with distribution of bouquets, corsages and pinning of boutonnieres so all boutonnieres and corsages are pinned correctly and uniformly
Assistance with pre-ceremony and post-ceremony photography so that this time is used as efficiently as possible
Ensure all gifts and cards are moved to a safe location
Assistance with lining up of the bridal party for the Grand Entrance
Direct guests to ceremony, cocktail hour, reception, etc. so that none of your guests are confused to as where they should be and when
Distribution of hard copies of timeline to vendors so that no vendor is left without the most updated timing and details
Distribute final balances and/or gratuities to all vendors as needed
Pack up all wedding items and load into bridal suite, designated car, etc. so at the conclusion of the event no one has to stay behind and clean up
Answer questions and concerns to guests and family throughout the day so they feel attended to and taken care of
Be your eyes and ears so you can relax and enjoy your big day!