When it comes to planners, your choices are many, so you’ll want to start by thinking about what you’re looking for and reading about your different options before meeting with any candidates. Then, be sure to clarify what each planner does.
There are a range of professionals who fall under the wedding planner title, who have different skill sets.Not all planners offer design services, and not all event designers handle logistics. Some are more vision-orientated some are more schedule and production orientate. Be sure you're clear on the extent of the services potential planners are willing to provide when you interview her to make sure you're going to receive all the support you're expecting. Here is a more detailed breakdown of your options — and which one might be right for you. Be forewarned: These terms are not used consistently across the industry; nonetheless, this will give you an idea of the type of service you want.
A full-service planner handles it all, both design and coordination, from start to finish (from designing the overall vision and hiring and meeting with vendors to arranging weekend activities for your guests). This type of planner is great for couples who are having a complex event or simply want a professional to guide them every step of the way and to handle all the details of executing their vision.