The Wedding Planner vs. the Venue Coordinator

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As we head into prime wedding season, it is a good time to revisit the dilemma so many engaged couples face – if you have found your venue, and it offers a “venue coordinator,” or “wedding coordinator,” is there any need to hire an independent wedding planner?

Many couples make the mistake of thinking that the two roles are the same, or at least very similar. Yes, there can be some overlap, but not much. In order to save you from finding out the hard way, we hope this post gives some clarification.

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A Romantic Surprise Christmas Wedding!

A surprise wedding? “That can’t possibly be!,” was the response Jacqueline most often got to her wild idea. She and Chris had been engaged for some time and kept trying to schedule their wedding. But life managed to get in the way, including Jacqueline’s bout with appendicitis!

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Save the Date! Events Chosen as one of Denver’s Top Three Wedding & Event Planners

We are so honored to have recently been selected as one of the Top 3 Wedding Planning Firms in Denver, Colorado.  https://threebestrated.com/wedding-planners-in-denver-co

We are thankful to the many wonderful clients we have had over the years who are at the core of our business, and reputation. We could not have done it without you!

Are you planning a Colorado wedding for 2017, 2018 or even 2019? We would love to hear about it and see how we can help with design, planning, and coordination. Save the Date Events is a premier wedding and event planning firm based in Denver and providing unparalleled service across Colorado including Denver, Colorado Springs, Boulder, Fort Collins, Estes Park, Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Aspen, Snowmass, Steamboat, Winter Park, Tabernash, Crested Butte, Glenwood Springs, and Telluride.

And remember, Save the Date! does more than weddings! We can also help with the design and planning of corporate events, both business and social, as well as nonprofit fundraisers and galas.

Learn more about our services today!

Best Ideas for Sustainable and Eco-friendly Weddings in Colorado

 

More and more couples these days worry that their wedding might have too large an environmental “footprint.”  We wanted to share in detail Colorado’s own Yampa Valley Sustainability Council’s (Steamboat area) publication for hosting a truly green and sustainable wedding, it is that good. The tips give a range from modestly to extremely eco-friendly wedding ideas.The full guide can be found here.

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To Trend or not to Trend in the New Year?

We are so excited for the 2017 wedding season – for both our existing clients and those we will soon meet!

This time of year we are always flooded with information about “Wedding Trends” for the coming season. Everywhere you look there are articles and blogs about what is “trending” for the coming year, or what trends are over, what trends to avoid, etc. etc.

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Wedding Industry Careers | Become a Wedding Planner

Have you ever wondered what it takes to become a wedding and event planner? We receive an incredible number of inquiries every week about how to get started in the wedding industry. On November 14th, we are offering an exclusive two hour class to answer all of your questions about how to get started in the wedding and special event industry. Some of our agenda items will include:

  • Our Experience and How We Got Started
  • How to Get Experience When You Have None
  • Pros and Cons of Starting Your Own Event Planning Business
  • Where to Start with Education
  • What Makes a Great Event Planner
  • Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid
  • Question/Answer Session

We have a limited number of spots left for this special class.  If you have ever considered working in the wedding industry, you don’t want to miss this event.  You can read more about How to Become a Wedding Planner on our website and register online for our class at http://becomeaweddingplanner.eventbrite.com. We can’t wait to meet you next month!