Why you REALLY need a Day-of Coordinator for your Wedding
The detail that goes into a wedding is enormous. Most people don’t realize just how stressful it can be. That is until a month or two before the wedding when s*** starts to get real! Countless emails from vendors asking you questions, texts and calls from loved one’s double checking the hotel details and the registry info, trips to the venue to measure this or that, and a million other things you are trying to handle on top of your day job. Between the many vendors you’ve hired, the hundreds of guests that are attending (and their various travel plans), the bridal party who all want to help but are kind of just stressing you out, and the countless hours you’ve put into the little décor details, it’s easy to get lost.
For those organizers among us, the planning part can be manageable. You’ve got it covered with your spreadsheets, no problem! But even if you’ve opted not to use a wedding planner for your wedding, a day-of coordinator is an absolute must!!
Here’s the thing… with any event of this magnitude, stuff happens. It just does, it can’t be helped. I’m just saying, if it were me, I have enough to think about on my wedding day. I don’t want to get the phone call from the baker that they can’t find the venue, or go get a drink from the bar only to find out that the venue ran out of ice two hours ago (You think I’m exaggerating, but unfortunately, I’m not).
Your day of coordinator will be there leading up to the event to manage your vendors and make sure that everyone knows what to do and where to go. And when the inevitable happens, they will be your hero behind the scenes without you ever knowing that there was even a problem. They will simply take care of it for you, and let you worry about the important stuff like getting married.