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Bessemer Event Planners

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East 59 Vintage & Cafe
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Paige P.
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Michael and his daughter did a fantastic job catering our event. There was a freak snowstorm the morning of our party and they never missed a beat. The food tasted wonderful and was beautifully displayed. I can't recommend them enough.

Any Reason To Plan, LLC
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Fran L.
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Tara a was amazing to work with! She really had some great ideas and also was very willing to use the ideas that I came up with. The party that she helped me with was for my son's 16th birthday. And if you have a teenager you know how hard they are to please...HE LOVED IT!!! I HIGHLY recommend Tara to plan any kind of celebration you can think of!!!

Eat Well Market & Events
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 8 years in business
Chad P.
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They have been a great resource for the entrepreneurs of East Nashville in the food industry. Thank you!

  • 12 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Ben H.
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Everything was absolutely perfect!! Great food, Great service, and always on time. The perfect caterer for any occasion. This is the only person that our company uses for our events. Thanks L.A.

  • 4 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Santorra K.
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Silver Spoon Catering is operated by a lovely husband and wife team. They did a phenomenal job with catering our clinic's open house event after being requested at relatively short notice. Detrick and his wife stayed to make sure everything ran smoothly and even helped bar-tend. The food was great and our guests loved it! We will definitely do business with them in the future.

Redeaux's Creative Events
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Teresa M.
    Verified review

    Redeaux's Creative Events created a dinner party for us that was simply amazing! The food was delicious and the decor was stunning. We will certainly use them again!

    Swank
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 3 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Stacey L.
    Verified review

    Swank has done numerous birthday parties and baby showers for us. They always go above and beyond anything I could have imagined! Kristin and Ayushe are both SO nice and so great to work with. I highly recommend using Swank for all your future events. You will be so glad you did!

    JAZ Catering Creations
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Erica J.
      Verified review

      Jaz Catering first catered our wedding three years ago. They were professional and fair. Since, I have used Jaz for every event; whether it be school- related or social. I'm so thankful to know a company that provides excellent customer service and exceptional entrées!! Highly recommend!!

      • 6 years in business
      Jasmine C.
      Verified review

      Great company,I used them for my daughters Sweet 16 party. I was beyond impressed,they exceeded my expectations! Use them they are professional and very down to earth, you will not be disappointed!

      Surreal Moments & Events
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 6 years in business
      Marion W.
      Verified review

      Surreal Moments & Events serviced my graduation party. It was perfection! Lashanna (owner) took care of catering, decorations, and music. The organizations employees are polite, professional, and caring. I received many compliments regarding the staff, owner, and overall atmosphere. I will definite use Surreal events for future engagements.

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      Provider is very Professional as well as personal in meeting the consumer's needs. Also, has planned and coordinated events such as parties, weddings, etc. Provider is able to research consumer's desires to ensure that the needs are met.

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      I will help plan your dream event from birthdays to weddings! I service Birmingham and surrounding areas.

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      We provide full-service event planning. We have everything you need under one parasol, from planning to clean up and everything in between.

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      We are a full event entertainment planning service. We provide planning, execution, and event fulfillment for corporate and organization events. Team buildings, festivals, expos, branding, and product launches are all examples of how JAMM can help with your event needs!

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      I provide assistance with planning any event. What sets me apart from others who do event planning is my personal approach and ensuring that I deliver what my clients request.

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      I am a junior at the University of Alabama, majoring in Event Planning with a concentration in weddings. I am also minoring in art. I am extremely organized, helpful, friendly, and creative. I love design, color theory and pulling together wedding themes. I would love to help assist you for the big day!

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      I'm very much familiar with catering and banquet serving! Also, I am great at decorating events: weddings, banquets, receptions and more!

      • 6 years in business
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      Let "Set The Stage Event Decor" handle all of your event decorating needs! No event is too small! We do events from "table for two" at your favorite restaurant for that special person to military balls. We have many packages that is customized to fit any budget!

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      My business features catering for any event and designs and decor. With my business, you will not be disappointed. We strive to make your event a lasting memory with your friends.

      • 8 years in business
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      I do makeup (full-face enhancements), photography (specialist in newborn, event, and fashion photography) and event planning.

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      I cater to everyone no given group A to Z, from 1 to 93 and over. We give you what you want. We just make it better. Our goal is to make your DREAMS COME TRUE!!

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      What does a wedding event coordinator do?

      Pulling off a large, complex wedding or an elegant, small affair requires juggling myriad details, including the officiant, food, drink, wedding cake, entertainment, transportation, rehearsal dinner, photography, equipment rentals, venue reservations and more. A wedding event coordinator can help you keep track of these details, overseeing the planning process and managing everything on the day of your wedding. Each wedding coordinator (and wedding) is different, but in general you can expect an event coordinator to:

      • Help you devise a realistic wedding budget and hold your vendors to it.
      • Map out a master plan that includes all of the details including ceremony music, favors, the guest book and more.
      • Suggest ceremony and reception locations that fit your wedding size, budget and vision.   
      • Suggest florists, photographers, bands, caterers and other vendors that fit your budget.
      • Negotiate vendor contracts for the best deals.
      • Create a timeline for the day of the wedding that includes each vendor and member of your wedding party.
      • Mail invitations and track RSVPs.
      • Answer questions about wedding etiquette and current wedding trends.
      • Manage the wedding day from supervising vendors and setup to handling last-minute emergencies.

      Do I need a wedding day coordinator?

      Even if you’ve handled every detail of planning your wedding, you might appreciate having a day-of wedding coordinator in your corner. Usually, the coordinator meets with you a few weeks before your wedding to put together a detailed timeline of everything that needs to happen on your wedding day. Then, on the big day, the coordinator makes sure everything goes according to plan — and handles any emergencies that pop up, such as party crashers, missing tuxedos, late vendors, disappearing bridal party members and more. Most wedding coordinators also handle:

      • Distributing the wedding day timeline to all of your vendors.
      • Coordinating all of your vendors, including the photographer, florist and baker.
      • Conducting the wedding rehearsal.
      • Helping the bride and her wedding party get dressed and take photos.   
      • Checking floor plans, lighting levels, cake placement, menus, favors and more.
      • Collecting the wedding gifts and keeping personal items safe and accounted for.

      Even if you don’t think you need a wedding coordinator, check with your venue. Some require that couples hire a day-of wedding coordinator for the day of the event. 

      How much do day-of wedding coordinators cost?

      A day-of wedding coordinator makes sure that every detail of your wedding day goes off without a hitch, and deals quickly and quietly with any last-minute emergencies. For many brides, the day-of wedding coordinator is their best investment! The average national cost for a wedding coordinator is $800 to $1,000. Although full-service wedding coordinators often charge a percentage of the total wedding budget, most day-of coordinators charge a flat fee plus an additional hourly fee if the day runs long. For example, a 15-hour day-of coordination costs an average of $600, plus an additional $45 per hour if the coordinator works more than the planned 15 hours. Another option is to hire a coordinator to manage the last-minute details leading up to the event; for example, 25 hours of month-of coordination costs an average of $1,200. Several factors affect the cost of day-of coordination, including the region, the planner’s experience, and the specifics of the wedding. If the ceremony and reception are in two different locations, expect to pay more than if they’re in the same place. Also, extra details, such as managing food trucks or setting up snacks in addition to the meal, will increase the cost.

      What should you ask a wedding coordinator?

      When you hire a wedding coordinator, you want to make sure he or she gets you and can execute perfectly your vision of your dream wedding. To find the very best fit, it’s important to ask these five questions:

      • Are you available on my wedding date? If the coordinator isn’t available on your big day, there’s no reason to continue the interview — unless you’re willing to shift your date to accommodate their schedule.
      • What’s average cost of most of your weddings? If the coordinator’s usual wedding is outside your range, they might not be the right coordinator for you. Ask whether the coordinator requires a minimum wedding budget. In general, the wedding coordinator’s fee should be about 15 percent of your budget.
      • What is your speciality? Some coordinators specialize in day-of coordination, some create the overall vision, and others act as a producer. Make sure your wedding coordinator provides the type of services that will most help you create the event you have in mind, such as selecting vendors and handling their contracts, or managing the guest list and invitations.
      • What are your ideas for fulfilling our wedding vision? After you describe your dream wedding — rustic or sophisticated, traditional or funky — the wedding coordinator should be able to suggest appropriate venues, menus, decorations, etc..

      Do you have a portfolio? Ask to see photos of their favorite weddings, especially if they’ve managed any that are similar to what you have in mind. This will help you see if you like their style and if their ideas seem fresh and creative.

      Hire skilled professionals for absolutely everything.