When you get engaged you are probably excited and then quickly overwhelmed. There is a lot to plan when it comes to getting the details of your wedding right! You want to make sure that the day is memorable for you and your guests without breaking the bank. At the same time, you do not want extra stress or worry in every detail. This is where a wedding planner can be a lifesaver. If you think you do not have the budget to spend on a wedding planner, think about the money you are spending on other parts of your wedding. The wedding planner is there to make sure that all of your components of the wedding work together and create a day you will never forget.

Tip 1. Beginning to End Service

The wedding planner can be there from start to finish. They can start with the time that you get engaged and carry all the way through to the day of the wedding to make sure all of the details are taken care of. As you are getting ready, you know the wedding planner is there to coordinate the day.

Tip 2. Improves Performance of Vendors Used

The event planner is a great asset to the other services used in the wedding. Instead of the photographer, wedding DJ or caterers answering guest questions or trying to coordinate the timing of the day.

Tip 3. Prevent Scheduling Conflicts

As soon as the wedding day starts, there are certain acts that have to take place at certain times while others are more flexible. A wedding planner can identify the essential parts of the day such as the ceremony while at the same time knowing what can be shifted or changed throughout the day. This creates a better experience for everyone and takes some of those decisions away from the bride or groom.

Tip 4. Save Time

We are all busy and very few of us stop working completely to plan our wedding. There is a lot of research to be done and decisions to make. The wedding planner can get the information and wishes from the couple and then emphasize the different services based on their preferences. There are so many choices to make and the wedding planner can reduce the number of choices.

Tip 5. Save Money

A good wedding planner is able to save money because they serve as the consultant and a budget manager. There are a lot of decisions to make and the planner can see based on the couple’s needs what is important and where they think they should be spending their money. They can allocate different funds to various wedding services based on what would enhance that specific wedding.

While a wedding planner might seem costly, they save a ton of headaches in the long run and make the day as seamless as possible. Consider budgeting in the cost of the wedding planner and you will stress less, relax more, and truly soak in one of the best days of your life.


Jay Della Valle is Owner and Entertainer (MC, DJ, Guitarist, Vocalist) at Spinners Entertainment, a a top rated DJ/Live Band Entertainment and Events company based in Northern New Jersey.  He also plays guitar and sings in a popular Indie Folk Trio called Owls & Lions. His Marty McFly impersonation is “spot on” and worthy of amazement. He doesn’t have much free time, but when he does- he likes to whistle vintage TV theme songs, watch 80’s movies, and play hooky with his children.

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