Types of Reception - Hotel, Home, Barns, Marquee, etc. Food, Sit-down or buffet. Confetti. Car Parking. Changing Rooms. Security Plans. Cloakroom and Toilet Facilities. Temperature controlling. Disabled Guests. Master of Ceremonies Duties. Drinks on Arrival. Top-table-relationships.
Event Brief, Planning and Budgeting
Creating an Outline Plan covering availability of Main Guests; Timing of the Event; choosing the correct day of the week on which to be Event; Setting out an Outline Budget from Decorating to Catering; Upgrading your Event, Event Contingency Planning.
Location, Time Management.
Choosing the Right Location for the Event, Unique Reception Venues, Themed, Event Styles; Event Coordination Planning Setting out a Critical Path; Determining if the Outline Plan can be achieved in the time and on Budget. Etc.
Event Guest Management
Drafting the Guest List; Inviting Children; Immediate Relatives; Relatives one step removed. Consulting Parents about the list; managing the Growing Guest List; Limiting Numbers; Agreeing Final Guest List Managing Two Event Guest Lists: Full Day Guest List and Evening Guest List.
Managing Event Guest Special Requirements
Event Guest Etiquette- Guest bringing friends; Facilities for Special Needs Guests - High Chairs and Baby Facilities, Disabled Guests and Accessibility, Vegetarians and Vegan Guests. Seating Arrangements. Out-of-town Guests - Accommodation, Maps, Contact Details.
Wedding Guest Seating Plans
Types of Seating Arrangements; Ceremony Seating Layout; Reception Seating Layout; Top Table Plan; Seating Layout by Family; Buffets.
Hiring Musicians; Hiring DJs; Hiring Audio Visual Equipment; Selecting Ceremony Music; Choosing Play lists for Reception
Photographer and Videographer
Photographs and Video Recording - prints, copies of films etc Videoing the Wedding Ceremony; After Ceremony Photography; Reception Video; Group Shot Planning; Selecting Photographic Style; Choosing the Wedding Photo Album; Hiring a Good Photographer.
Flowers, Favors and Table Decorations
Choosing a Florist; Brides flower Jewelry, Ceremony Flowers; Centerpieces; Buttonholes; Headpieces; Aisle Runners; Corsages; Archways. Floral Themes; Seasonal Flowers.
Transport to the ceremony; decorated Car and Bus Hire; Designated Drivers List; Managing Parking at the Various Locations; Breakdown Contingency Planning.