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Importance of a Day of Wedding Coordinator

After the joy and excitement of the engagement, couples begin the awesome task of planning their wedding. Though many couples can easily agree on their ideal wedding, planning the details of that special day can be a challenge. Choosing a wedding coordinator can relieve the stress and help provide smooth sailing as you move from your engagement towards creating the wedding day of your dreams.

Who is a wedding coordinator?

One of the decisions in planning your wedding is to determine if you are going to use a wedding coordinator. A wedding coordinator is a person that organizes your entire wedding. Though they are not inexpensive by any stretch of the imagination, they are very helpful and even necessary to a peaceful day for the Bride and Groom. Here are some of the Importance of a Day of Wedding Coordinator on your big day.

The day itself is the biggest reason that one should have a wedding coordinator. On the big day, they organize everything from the catering, to the music, to the decorations, and everything in between, including party preparation. They also make sure that everyone is where they are supposed to be, and when they are supposed to be there. The coordinator in effect makes it so that the Bride and Groom can relax on their day and simply have fun.

Not confined to only the day, the coordinator is also the one that secures all of the pertinent equipment, services, and places to hold the wedding and the reception as well as wedding party favors and vendor lists. They handle every aspect of the during the time leading up to it and keep the Bride and Groom informed of everything on a regular basis. A large number of contacts that are handled by a wedding coordinator is quite stunning, particularly for a larger wedding.

Another key function of the coordinator is to advise the Bride and Groom about themes and decorations. They help to create the perfect event and make sure that the visions of the Bride and Groom are brought to fruition. This is no simple task, but the coordinator is usually in charge of a team of people that can help to ensure success.

When you secure a wedding coordinator, it is crucial that you ask some important questions. Ask for references and check them thoroughly. This is vital as the coordinator is the single most critical link to the wedding for the Bride and Groom. Any expectations that you will have of the coordinator should be in writing and clearly defined. This is to protect you and the coordinator if something should not go as planned.

Having a fantastic wedding day is very difficult if you do not have someone planning and placing everyone where they need to be. This important function among many others is the primary focus and reason behind paying someone to do so. The coordinator is the maestro of the wedding and orchestrates every detail so that the event is about exactly what it should be.



Miranda Drummond is a published photographer in the DC, Maryland, Virginia area.  Her portrait sessions are conducted on location and in her studio in Alexandria, VA.  She also travels around the US and abroad for many of her sessions as well.

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