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  • 10 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
Stanford G.
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There wasn’t a single thing that these guys couldn’t handle. They’re dedicated to their customers and love to see the success of all of their events. Definitely going to keep their contact information and highly recommend to anyone looking for a company to work with that will be your right hand man through the entire event planning.

Bliss Wedding Services
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Carey R.
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Jewel was very professional and provided us with a beautiful service that my wife and I loved. She helped us throughthe ceremony and offered great advice about what we could do to extend our event, but never pushed anything on us. She let us make our own ceremony and provided great service to us. I would definitely use her and recommend her. Carey

Blue Mountain Brewery
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer S.
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Blue Mountain Brewery is a great restaurant with a great food truck. We are so fortunate to have secured them for our event. They are professional, responsive and have great food.

  • 13 years in business
Natasha G.
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Awesome experience with Melia Anderson and Delightful Creations. The dessert jars were delicious and the presentation was creative. I will definitely contact Delightful Creations to cater my next event.

Innovative Catering Inc.
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Darrell G.
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They providing excellent service to us during our 50th year celebration. The food was prepared well and delivered in a timely manner.

Teaberry's Catering
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Jason L.
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Brenda and her staff went above and beyond for our special day and we highly recommend them and definitely plan to use them again for our next events

  • 12 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Tammy B.
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Sandra Guelzo was the greatest. She provided wedding planning, consultation, coordinated services and directed my wedding and reception. She was always accessible and was willing to work with my very hectic work schedule to ensure all of my questions and/or concerns were addressed. She was very professional and demonstrated expertise in all areas of wedding and event planning. She and Rachel made me feel very special. I did not have a care in the world on my wedding day because they executed every detail perfectly. I had the best wedding day a bride could have thanks to Sandra and Rachel. I would highly recommend RS Exclusive to any bride who dreams of having a perfect wedding day; they will make it a reality. Much love to Sandra and Rachel. Tammy Brown-Williams

La Belle Jour
5.0
from 1 review
  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Impeccable detailing and the ability to multi-task and immediate problem solving.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I provide floral designing, wedding planning and coordinating. I work with brides on small budgets and show them how they can save even more and still have a beautiful and classy wedding.

  • 19 years in business
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We are a full-service concierge company that specializes in corporate event planning, wedding planning, errands, decorations and floral services. We coordinate small events, as well as large. Call us today, and let us help you with your planning needs.

  • 4 years in business
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I provide low-cost wedding coordinating services for low budget weddings. My services include (but are not limited to) the following: * Locating and booking of venue * Locating and booking photographer * Correspondence with rental companies (tuxes, decor, furniture) * All paper products (save-the-dates, invitations, wedding programs, reception menus, etc.) * Assembly of guest and party favors * Coordination for rehearsals, ceremony and reception.

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Axis Consulting and Event Management (ACEM) is owned and operated by Princess Moyer. Princess has more than 6 years of combined education and experience working in hospitality, sales, marketing, advertising, customer service, and design. Beyond experience, Princess has a love and passion for what she does. ACEM strives to exceed your needs and expectations in the following areas: - Marketing (specializing in internet/social media), Promotion and Public Relation, Advertising, and Branding - Writing and Proofreading (articles, copywriting, blogs), Resume, and Cover Letter Services - Event planning services - Business Consulting - Personal Assisting, Virtual Assisting, and Coaching This is only a marginal list of what we do at Axis Consulting and Event Management. Please feel free to contact us to see how we can meet your needs.

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Hello. My name is Gloria Day, and I was born and raised in Roanoke, Virginia. If you need help with your wedding planning, I will be glad to help you.

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A40 Entertainment LLC is a full-service agency for event planning and artist management. Our event planning services can be utilized for a wide scope of events. Visit our website for more information!

  • 6 years in business
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I love candids and professional shots. Some pictures need to show a backstory.

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KBPParties, LLC is a company that believes in their client's wants and needs, so that their event is one that will be an everlasting memory! We strive for 100% excellence in Customer Service and we strongly believe that Our customers are always right! We are different from most Party/Event planning businesses because we offer our client's the option of having one of our delicious Homemade Cakes or baked goods at their event! So we will not only create and organize your event, we will also make your cake to fit the theme as well!

  • 4 years in business
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All your special occasion needs are in one place. From hair to makeup and event planning, EQ Events at Styles Styling Studio will make your special event unforgettable on a budget.

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I offer full-service wedding and event planning. From start to finish, we plan, coordinate, and make your wedding happen. We deal with service providers so that you don't have to. We handle everything so you're able to enjoy your day. We provide exactly what you want for your event. It's all about you.

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I am a wedding planner and director. I will plan your wedding, from the moment that you are engaged to the very last detail is planned and rendered. Making your wedding that you have dreamed of become a reality is what I love to do. I take away the stress, and you get to enjoy one of the most wonderful times in your life. I have a wonderful list of vendors who have the same concept that I have: "This is your wedding, and we are here to make sure that you have the wedding you want in every way." I look forward to meeting with you.

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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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