Why hire a wedding planner?

Wedding planning becomes very popular on the social media. You can see many videos about how to organize your wedding, some tips for you D day. However, do you know the job of wedding planner? What tips could a wedding planner says to you that influencers don’t know?

In this blog, we will show you why you should call a wedding professional instead of watching some tik toks or other videos.



  1. What does a wedding planner do?


First of all, we will explain to you the role of a wedding planner.

Wedding planners are people who have a diploma (3 or 5 years of studies) and are capable of help you with your wedding organization.

By organizing your wedding, this includes:

– Research providers (DJ, photographer, videographer, catering…)

– Schedule the meeting with providers,

– Communicate with providers and you, it will be the only speaker

– Help you with all the paperwork

– Keep an eye on your budget

– Take care of all the unexpected things that could happen

– Will also help you with the timing before and during the wedding


Backstage of a wedding
Wedding planner : Ceremonize – Photo : Behind the scenes by Ceremonize

The wedding planner can offer a “full wedding planning” service. It means that she will organize everything from the beginning to the end of your wedding. She will take care of every single detail about your day and will be there on the wedding day.

The wedding planner can also offer a “partial wedding planning” service. This means that you have some task to do. If you prefer taking care of some aspects of your wedding organization this is possible.

At last, the wedding planner can be a “day of coordinator”. That means being here on the wedding day only.


  1. What makes a good wedding planner?


A good wedding planner is someone that you trust. There is no guide on how to be a better wedding planner than others.

Nevertheless, there are some skills that they should have like being organize, behave as managers, and having good relation and human skills. On top of that, to gain your trust, they have to be authentic.

Couple kissing near the Seine
Wedding planner : Ceremonize – Photo : Ludovic Ismael


  1. When to hire a wedding planner?


To hire a wedding planner, never mind if this is for the wedding day only or for all the organization, you have to contact her 3 month before the wedding day.

As you can see, there is a lot to do to organize this type of event!


  1. Where to hire a wedding planner?


It will depend on where you want your wedding takes place. You can contact someone that is near you, on your town or someone that is isn’t.

You can contact her on the web, on the phone or going directly on the office.

Couple holding hands in front of the Eiffel Tour
Wedding planner : Ceremonize – Photo : Charlotte Gonzalez


  1. How much cost a wedding planner?


A wedding planner has not a fixed price. It will depend on your expectations for your wedding, on your budget and the service offered… It exists a numerous of wedding planner but not all of them can offer you what you are looking for.


  1. Can wedding planner save you money?


The answer of this last question may surprise you but yes. You can save money if you hire a wedding planner thanks to her network, her experience and her imagination.

Wedding planners are good resources because they know very well the wedding industry and also because they work on your budget from the beginning.

Virginie Mention, the head of ceremonize
Virginie Mention, the head of Ceremonize – Photo: Ceremonize


We’ll be pleased to offer you our expertise and first class service.

To be aware of all the benefits that you could have if you call a wedding planner, here is our french blog :  Why calling a wedding planner? The 5 benefits!

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