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The DON'Ts of Wedding Vendor Relationships

Certified Wedding Planner Society

As wedding professionals, one of our largest referral sources are from other vendors we work with! Maintaining great relationships with them is important, so what happens when we don’t form the best relationship with each vendor we come across? Not clicking with someone professionally because of their attitude or work ethic can happen, we can’t be best friends with everyone.

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Shorter Engagements: Planning Weddings with Less Time

Verve Event Co

Welcome back loverves! Today, we’re talking about weddings after shorter engagements (when you have less time to plan!). Sometimes you just don’t have 2 years to plan a wedding. Your maternal clock is ticking or you’re in medical school and you just need to get married THIS YEAR. Today we are sharing eight important topics to consider when planning a wedding on a shorter timeline.

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Finding the Perfect Wedding Officiant: Your Guide to Saying ‘I Do’ with Style

Weddings From The Heart

Choosing the perfect wedding officiant is one of the most important decisions you’ll make as you plan your big day. This decision is one that shouldn’t be taken lightly, as they will set the tone of your wedding day, leading you through the exchange of vows, marking the beginning of your married life.

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Best European Wedding Destinations For US Couples

Elegante by Michelle J

As an international destination wedding planner I have the privilege of working with couples from all over the world, across many miles and time zones. Through my years of experience I have planned, designed and delivered incredible weddings throughout Europe, and have noticed a rise in the number of couples in the USA seeking to get married overseas.

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Top 7 online venue directories to boost your event business marketing

Planning Pod

Online directories often provide a cost-effective – and generally effective – marketing opportunity for venue and event businesses. They have the ability to put your business in front of potential clients actively searching for location-based event services, not to mention boost your business credibility and build trust with your target audience.

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The Warm Sunset Wedding Portraits In These Vineyard Nuptials Are Insanely Gorgeous

Ruffled

Francesca and Chris started as co-workers, but it didn’t take long before they realized they were soulmates. And the warm sunset wedding portraits you’ll see towards the end of this story are the ultimate proof of their cosmic chemistry!

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Everything You Never Knew to Ask About Wedding Day Lighting with Renowned Event Designs

Verve Event Co

Today, we are talking about wedding day lighting with our friends, Brandy and Sarah of renowned event designs and they're going to spill all the secrets from twinkly lights to jaw-dropping uplights that are going to make your venue pop. Whether you're going for a rustic chic, full glam, or garden party vibes, we've got the scoop for you to make your wedding shine like no other.

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What’s Like an Airbnb for Event Spaces? (2024)

Peerspace

Answered Event venues on Peerspace typically cost $60 — $240 per hour. See unique event venues Should I use Airbnb for event spaces? Why Peerspace is the Airbnb for event spaces What are the benefits of using Peerspace? How to use Peerspace to book the perfect event space Some of our favorite Peerspace event venues Wondering if there is an Airbnb for event spaces?

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Understated Luxury Decorated in Clouds of Baby’s Breath at Tre Posti in Napa Valley

Style Me Pretty

[section title=”The Planning”] [field title=”Wedding Colors”]Beige, White, Light Green[/field] [field title=”Design / Vibe / Vision”] Haley and Shane’s ethereal wedding, set amidst the picturesque backdrop of Napa Valley’s vineyards & Mayacamas Mountains, epitomized timeless elegance and understated luxury.

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Ad landing pages for event businesses: selling more through optimized pages

Planning Pod

A well-optimized landing page is like a persuasive salesperson; it clearly communicates your event business value proposition and entices viewers to take action. Without a good landing page, your paid advertising efforts aren’t worth much to your business. If you’re running paid ads, you need to ensure that viewers who actually click on those ads are led to a more powerful location than your contact information, pricing, or FAQ page.

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Semi Formal Wedding Attire – What It Is + Full Dress Code Guide

Green Wedding Shoes

photog: Jordan Voth | bride: Fashion Jackson We love any excuse to rock a new look, and a wedding is one of the best opportunities to try out the latest trends (neon pink, anyone?) or go a little glam. But when the dress code calls for semi formal wedding attire, it can be difficult to know where the (hem)line is. How formal is too formal? Are jeans allowed?

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The Brief: ‘Smackable’ Billboards and Subterranean Cooking

Event Marketer: B to C Events

FIVE THINGS TO KNOW THIS WEEK This week’s hot takes on hot topics in experiential marketing cover “smackable” billboards, subterranean pizza parties and the Malmö Oat Milkers. HEINZ IS INVITING KETCHUP LOVERS TO LAY THE SMACKDOWN We’ve all smacked the bottom of a Heinz ketchup bottle to ensure we get every last drop. So the brand is running with the idea and installing “smackable” billboards in two cities.

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What is a Handfasting Ceremony? (And How To Do It!)

One Fab Day

Are you planning a handfasting ceremony? Read our essential guide to handfasting rituals from what to do to where to get a hand-fasting cord.

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How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Venue? (2024)

Peerspace

Answered Venue rentals on Peerspace typically cost $40 — $260 per hour. Find unique venues near you Why should you rent a venue in the first place? Rent any type of venue with ease using Peerspace How Peerspace makes renting a venue a breeze What types of venues can you book on Peerspace? How much does it cost to rent a venue? How much does it cost to rent a venue on Peerspace ?

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Deep Elegance Editorial at Amelia Island

Style Me Pretty

[section title=”The Planning”] [field title=”The Inspiration”]This editorial was inspired by African royalty, combining gold accents for royalty with feminine details in the calligraphy and florals.[/field] [field title=”Wedding Colors”] The wedding colors were rich reds, burgundy, navy, and gold. [/field] [field title=”The Venue”] The venue was Omni Amelia Island Resort , which was held among the Spanish moss trees and a sandy beach area along the

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A/B testing: Best practices and tools for marketing your event business

Planning Pod

A/B testing, or split testing, is a cornerstone of data-driven marketing for any growing business. It allows you to compare two versions of a marketing asset and see which performs better. For busy event professionals, A/B testing is easy to overlook. It takes time, intentionality, and effort. But we promise you…it’s worth it. In what you learn through A/B testing, you can: Increase your conversion rates Boost return on investment (ROI) Make data-driven decisions Improve the user experienc

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9 Personalized Wedding Ideas

Wildflower Wedding Planning

As Nashville, Atlanta, and Chattanooga wedding planners, we incorporated 9 personalized ideas and exciting trends, enhancing couples’ special days. From custom ring boxes to the innovative touch of creative newspaper programs, every element spoke volumes about the couple’s unique love story. These small but significant details left a lasting imprint on the hearts of all who […] The post 9 Personalized Wedding Ideas appeared first on W Events.

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A Celestial Fall Wedding for a Floral Designer in Blowing Rock

Ruffled

We’re thrilled to share a glimpse into a celestial-themed fall wedding fit for a floral designer! Join us on a journey through a celestial wonderland, where fall colors blend with the cosmos’ magic. From ethereal décor to celestial-inspired blooms, every detail sparkled with celestial charm!

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A Fairytale Wedding at a Flour Mill: Jessica & Ciarán

One Fab Day

A vibrant bouquet, rich velvet textures and a nod to Halloween is just a snippet of what's inside this autumn wedding. Check it out!

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The Brief: Gravy Races and Gold Bunny Getaways

Event Marketer: B to C Events

FIVE THINGS TO KNOW THIS WEEK This week’s hot takes on hot topics in experiential marketing cover celestial creations, gravy races and Gold Bunny Getaways. ORGANIZERS OF THE TEXAS ECLIPSE FESTIVAL ARE OVER THE MOON Wrap your head around this event description: “Burning Man meets Art Basel meets SXSW meets TED Talks at sleep away camp.” Apparently, that’s what you get when you combine the upcoming Total Solar Eclipse and a group of experienced festival producers on a mission to deliver a “celesti

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A Playful and Vibrant Wedding Celebration Filled With Personalized Touches

Style Me Pretty

[section title=”The Planning”] [field title=”Wedding Colors”]Blue and orange are the bride and groom’s favorite colors, so from the beginning they knew they wanted to incorporate those! Beyond that, they wanted to celebrate their surroundings and bring as much wild and colorful energy as possible to the wedding weekend. [/field] [field title=”Design / Vibe / Vision”] For the wedding weekend, “vibrant, personal, and playful” was the couple’s vision.

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String Lights + Lace for This Earthy, Ethereal Wedding in Tennessee

Green Wedding Shoes

Tweed. Lace. Flower crowns. Rich, muted florals. Candles. A canopy of twinkly string lights. Emily + Patrick’s enchanted Chattanooga wedding was nonstop earth-tone elegance. See the rest of this post → The post String Lights + Lace for This Earthy, Ethereal Wedding in Tennessee appeared first on Green Wedding Shoes.

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An unexpected venue for a southern gothic gay wedding

Offbeat Wed

We’ve heard about southern charm… but we never really saw it until we laid our eyes on the photos of this southern gothic gay wedding (captured by Photographer Mary Beth)! Our Offbeat couple Brian and Josh gave us nothing but class and elegance on their big day… oh, and an epic outfit change! And just WAIT till you find out the venue where they were married.

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28 Best Mexico Wedding Photographers

Junebug Weddings

Image by Efege Whether you’re planning a wedding in your home country or you’re jetting off to Mexico for a destination wedding , one of the most important aspects of wedding planning is finding a wedding photographer. This can be especially difficult when you’re hundreds of miles away. Thanks to social media (and things like Junebug’s highly-vetted vendor directory ), seeing a photographer’s portfolio is easier than ever.

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Your Essential Wedding Hair & Makeup Trial Checklist

One Fab Day

Our hair and makeup trial checklist is a complete guide of what to bring and what to ask your wedding hairstylist or makeup artist.

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Five Tips on Leveraging Private Homes for Experiential Activations

Event Marketer: B to C Events

“The flair and the style of Hockey House and the sub-brand that we’ve created with it kind of screams, ‘How can we put this in a home?’” –Abby Budgeon, Manager-Brand Activations and Events, CCM Hockey A hockey-themed activation usually involves some kind of slapshot challenge, putting the participant in pro players’ shoes… or skates. With a shooting lane being CCM Hockey’s longtime go-to activation style at events around the U.S. and Canada, the brand decided to think outside the rink and create

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An All-White Affair at Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni in Bellagio, Italy

Style Me Pretty

[section title=”The Planning”] [field title=”Wedding Colors”]White and a little touch of natural green[/field] [field title=”Design / Vibe / Vision”]The bride’s request was to have an elegant and luxe vibe through all areas of her wedding, keeping everything with a natural look to combine the venue look. A touch of gold as added to the dinner reception to match the ceiling and beautiful frescos in the Real Salon of the venue.

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Here’s How & Where to Rent a Backyard for a Day (2024)

Peerspace

Answered Backyard spaces on Peerspace typically cost $60 — $220 per hour. Find backyards near you How and where to rent a backyard for a day How to rent a backyard for a day using Peerspace Some beautiful backyards you can rent for a day using Peerspace What it will cost you to rent a backyard for a day Looking to rent a backyard for a day for an event or a production , but aren’t sure where to start?

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A celestial wedding with an astrology-based seating chart

Offbeat Wed

Behold Alli and Raine's celestial wedding! Stars, space, and astrology are symbolic to them and they made sure to include all of these in their wedding décor. The reception room had balloons, streamers, and table décor reflecting the theme. The seating chart was astrology based, and each table had a different sign. so if you were a Scorpio, you sat at the Scorpio table!

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55 Best Wedding Gift Ideas – Unique Gifts Couples Will Love

Green Wedding Shoes

It’s time to celebrate the newlyweds, and we’re rounding up the best wedding gift ideas for the occasion! While shopping the registry is always a safe bet, sometimes you want a good, original wedding present that stands out from the crowd — and that’s where these unique gift ideas come in. From personalized presents to creative versions of traditional wedding gifts, these ideas are just as one-of-a-kind as the happy couple. wedding present ideas: this journal from DuncanandSton

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Essential Planning: Your Wedding Photo Checklist

One Fab Day

This wedding photo checklist is designed to help you with planning and get you thinking about the images you want from your photographer.

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