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  • 12 years in business
  • 107 hires on Thumbtack
Jammie W.
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Absolute audio and entertainment did an awesome job and provided us with very professional services for our local union Christmas party. I would highly recommend Absolute audio and entertainment for your next event needs. Respectfully, Jammie R. Willen President IUE-CWA local 84807

  • 23 years in business
  • 152 hires on Thumbtack
Marie N.
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Hey Mr. DJ! was AMAZING!! My guests can't stop telling me what a great party I had. That is due, in large part, to the photo booth and live photographer from Hey! Mr DJ! Entertainment Services. I will definitely use them for my next event.

  • 12 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica B.
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The Absolute Photography team did an amazing job of photographing our foundation's holiday event. They did both candid and posed photographs, and did a fantastic job of capturing the joy of the event. Their quote was excellent and I loved Kimberly's enthusiasm from the start. Before the event, Kimberly provided excellent communications and planning (which was key for us because we were planning the event while being out of town). The entire team was professional, organized and delightful to work with, and they took the time to understand what was most important to us. We highly recommend Absolute Photography - great folks, fair prices and excellent eye for detail!

Ashley Murphy Photography
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Claire S.
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If you're looking for an attentive, kind, creative, dependable, and reliable photographer Ashley Murphy is the one for you. My wedding photos are so much more than I could have ever hoped for. Any event and occasion she will deliver all you wanted and more. I can't think of anyone else I could recommend more

Dorothy's Wedding Planning
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Shell S.
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Dorthy is outstanding planner she has done such a good job and also such a beautiful person you couldn't as for better wedding planner thank you

The Wedding Whisperer
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Stefanie M.
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LaQuisha is an amazing wedding planner. She always is one on one with her brides and her results are spectacular. She is great

Bestowed Events
5.0
from 1 review
    Alison J.
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    Girls went over and beyond to make my wedding day completely stress free!

    GAMERZ TRUCK
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Jakesha N.
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      Gamers Truck was the best decision that I could have made for my son's bday party! If you are looking for a gaming truck for any event, they are what you are looking for!

      Breanna C.
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      Manhattan on Broadway is simply amazing! The venue is gorgeous and the staff is always courteous and professional. Highly recommend this venue with historic charm and contemporary character!

      • 6 years in business
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      I coordinate and plan for events of all sizes. There are no events that are too large or too small. I do them all. Everything must be done in good taste or I will not touch it!

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      MKP is in the business of creating lifelong memories for your special day. Give us your ideas, and we'll handle the details!

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      I do everything from bartending and catering parties to cleaning houses. I also plan children's birthday parties, taking care of every detail.

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      We provide an A-Z event and wedding production, covering Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. From 50 to 1,000, we can cover your special day.

      • 7 years in business
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      WEDDING FLORIST: We are not your typical florist: Planners at heart, we work with each client to be sure the design of her florals is woven perfectly into the fabric of her wedding to create an overall amazing day packed full of style and loveliness. Brides have the option to set up a one-on-one consultation or to submit a floral design quote form via email. We make it easy. ALSO OFFERING EVENT PLANNING THROUGH OUR PLANNING COMPANY: VIVID EVENTS

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      Our goal is to create and have a memorable moment that the client(s) will never forget. When decorating for an event, the decorations symbolize what the client is all about and what they are feeling during that moment.

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      Wedding and events are my specialty. I love people and I strive to make your event the very best it can be.

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      I will help with party planning/decorating for events or fundraisers. I can also plan fundraising events.

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      I help plan almost any event, especially weddings, and I coordinate the day-of. I also can provide services such as catering, decor and music. Everything that I do, including my teams, is always given 110%.

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      I am an event planner, home stager, and makeup artist. I love the small details that may sometimes go overlooked. I can plan your event (weddings, parties, or corporate events) from scratch or provide "day-of" assistance. I can provide makeup services for individuals as well as bridal parties. I am dedicated to making your event, home, and image the best it can be.

      • 4 years in business
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      Bliss Events & Co. will give you the peace of mind to enjoy the event you've invested in. We can provide as much as a "one stop shop" including all aspects of your vision and design, or as little as "day of" coordination to ensure your event is a success!

      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.

      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.

      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. 

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