(Closed) Who’s using a day of coordinator or wedding planner?

posted 12 years ago in Logistics
  • poll: Which are you using?
    DOC : (42 votes)
    59 %
    WP : (12 votes)
    17 %
    NONE : (17 votes)
    24 %
  • Post # 32
    348 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: February 2010

    I have a Wedding Party who is awesome. She is doing it for a steal though.

    Post # 33
    2316 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    We’re getting either a DOC or a month of, depending on how much packages run.

    Post # 34
    176 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: April 2010 - Signature Events

    Oh gosh, our budget is bursting at the seams.  No DOC or Wedding Party for me. : T

    Post # 35
    402 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    We hired a planner.  We are both super busy, and I loved the idea of someone working along side me through the whole thing.  we have saved so much money with her – she knows the ins and outs of the industry so well and gets discounts from a ton of vendors.

    she is also doing our wedding design – she developes a design based on us as a couple and incorporates a ton of amazing little details into the design.  out wedding will look more like “us” than if we planned it our selves!  she rocks!

    Post # 36
    343 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I kind of have both, but they come with my venue. The staff includes wedding coordinators who keep pretty detailed notes on everything, and they provide a DOC as well. If I didn’t have either, I would want a DOC, but not a planner – I can do that myself.

    Post # 37
    1407 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    We met with our wedding coordinator today, and I am already so relieved! Figuring out the logistics of getting all our little DIY projects set up would have been such a headache. Now we can just enjoy the wedding day! I feel like, why spend all that money on your wedding but not the little extra to make sure it runs smoothly for your guests and you can enjoy it?

    Post # 38
    1640 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    Our reception venue has a coordinator and the caterer we chose has worked closely with that venue/coordinator for several years, so I am not worried.  I also plan to hire a good dj to keep things on track.

    Post # 39
    37 posts
    • Wedding: July 2010

    We are using a DOC. I actually found her from Craigslist for a couple hundred dollars! I’m pretty excited because we originally didn’t have room in our budget for a coordinator at all. And she has been awesosome so far- sooo helpful. 🙂

    Post # 41
    660 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2009

    We didn’t have a DOC and it is LITERALLY the biggest regret of my wedding.

    Post # 42
    3165 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    The church that we are using for the ceremony and reception comes along with a DOC. That was the only reason I wanted one and for the rehearsal, because I can handle everything else. Plus, I am picky, so I didn’t want anyone in my way.

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