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Vendor Booking Priority List #1

Let's talk about vendors and their booking order...

Wedding vendors are the professionals that you hire for your wedding day. Sometimes these vendors will also help you with pre-wedding events (engagement parties, engagement photos, bridal shower caterer, etc). They are your reference guides, your sounding boards, and are there to look out for your best interests.

What that said, let's get started!

Priority List #1:

Planner
Research, interview, and hire your wedding planner=Kiss and Tell Weddings! (shameless plug!!)

Officiant
This person will officiate your ceremony. Contact this person now to make sure that they are available on the date of your ceremony.

Photographer
Great photographers are hard to find and even harder to book! If you have a specific photographer in mind, call them now! Don't forget to review their portfolio to ensure that their photographic style matches yours. 

Caterer
Caterers tend to book up fast because they work several occasions all year long. Research, interview, taste test, review testimonies, and hire your caterer. Be sure to have a pre-set food budget in mind before attending any meetings. 
                                  *TIP: the more guests, the more food, the higher the budget*

Band/Singer/DJ
Want everyone on the dance floor? Want to keep the party going? Book early to reserve your space. Be sure to review your contract regarding hours of service, overtime fees, attire, meal requests, and set-up/strike times.

Check back soon for Priority List #2!


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