(Closed) Host/Hostess of the Evening

posted 8 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

i’ve definitely heard of people designate main helpers, but i haven’t heard them called hosts. if you’re diying a lot, you definitely need people to help set up and dismantle if you can’t hire a doc. as for how many people you need, it would depend on how much there is to do…do you also have a florist? servers to hand out the cake?

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2010

In my experience, the setting up and breaking down is done by the wedding planner & DOC. The emcee is usally the DJ or a family member.

Post # 6
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Buzzing bee

The venue sets up and breaks down in my case.

Post # 8
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

We haven’t talked about this for our wedding, but in my area it’s very common to have a ‘host couple’ or two. It’s kind of funny though, some of my very good friends have already called ‘dibs’ on NOT being the host couple. No one really likes cleaning up or keeping an eye out at the party, but it is considered an honor. 

Post # 9
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2009

most of the catering staff took care of this at my wedding.  Any stuff that had to be taken home was carried about by my brother and his wife because she doesn’t drink and had a car to take things home.

 

 

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