So you are preparing to throw the biggest bash ever! Whether it be a wedding, a birthday celebration or a social event, you know that you are going to need professional assistance to pull it off. But how? How does one choose the perfect event planner? Read below for Soirée’s Tips on how to choose the perfect event planner.
Zeal- You want to look for a planner or planning company that expresses a certain enthusiasm and passion for bringing the vision you have for your event to fruition.
Do your research: Look at the websites and social media pages of the event planning companies in your area and see if the pictures, videos, and or testimonials appeal to you.
Organized- When you sit down to consult with a planner, you will be able to tell, immediately, how organized they are. Do they have a planner or calendar present? Are they prepared to answer questions and effortlessly provide you with enough information on what they have to offer? Are they taking notes when you talk to ensure that they fully understand what it is that you desire for your special day?
Prompt Yet Flexible- No one likes attending events that don’t start on time. You will be able to gauge your planner’s time management skills immediately as well. Were they on time you your first consult? Do they meet the deadlines you and other vendors may set?
While one will appreciate a planner who is on time, you will also appreciate someone who is flexible. Not only flexible with time, but flexible with ideas as well. Sometimes budgets, deadlines, and other unforeseen circumstances may prevent certain desires and ideas from developing. However, a good planner will be flexible and resourceful enough to work around those obstacles and still give you the event of your dreams!
Remember:You are trusting someone to help make your dream a reality; So no matter how big or small your event may be, teaming up with an event planner who makes you feel comfortable is of the utmost importance. Build a relationship with your planner and trust that their creative passion will give you the event you’ve always wanted.