FAQ

You might be wondering...
Why hire a Wedding or Event Specialist?

Planning a wedding or special event can be an exciting time, however, because there are so many details that go into making a beautiful event run effortlessly, it can also become overwhelming. With a busy career and personal life it can be difficult to find the time and resources needed for planning your event. Save the Date Specialist have the knowledge and experience needed to locate the most reputable vendors, negotiate pricing, handle the myriad of details, and greatly reduce stress throughout the planning process. Most of our clients tell us that hiring Save the Date Specialist was the best investment they made in their wedding.
 

Can I afford a Wedding Specialist?

The simple answer is YES! A wedding specialist should be a part of your budget, not an added expense. Whether you are working with a $10,000 or $200,000 budget, Save the Date Specialist will work with you to produce an exquisite event, including the planning fee, all within your budget.
 

How do you charge?

Save the Date Events offers several wedding and event planning and design packages based on our level of involvement and the clients needs. Visit the Weddings and Events pages on our website for more detailed information.
 

Do you charge for an initial consultation?

NO. The design and planning process is time intensive, so it’s very important that you work with a team you will enjoy spending a lot of time with. For this reason, we encourage you to come in for a complimentary consultation prior contracting us to make sure that Save the Date Events is a good fit for you and your event.
 

Do you take credit cards?

Yes, Save the Date Events accepts all major credit cards.
 

Do you have liability insurance?

Save the Date Events carries a Florida business license and $1,000,000 in general liability insurance.
 

What separates you from other Wedding and Event Specialists?

Save the Date Specialist are experienced professionals who enjoy creating amazing events for lifelong memories. We have planned and coordinated 100’s of weddings and events. Our years of experience implemented into a master plan for your special day is a perfect reflection of your love and passion for each other. Vendors frequently tell us how much they love working with our team because we are on top of every detail and keep everything running smoothly, yet remain calm, enthusiastic and personable. Save the Date Events take a limited number of events per year so we can give each client the time and attention they deserve. We have a wonderful team of event specialists that make each event a success.
 

Do you receive special discounts from vendors?

Save the Date Events works with a variety of elite wedding professionals and have established solid relationships with many of them over the years. Occasionally, vendors will pass along an exclusive deal or extra service to our clients. Anytime Save the Date Events receives a discount with a vendor, we pass it along to our clients. However, we do not accept kick-backs or referral fees for any of the vendors we recommend, as we feel it is unethical.

 

When should I retain your services?

It depends, but the general rule would be anywhere from 6-14 months in advance. Obviously, the sooner your contract Save the Date Events the more likely your date is still available. Contact us today to check availability.
 

Will you bring an assistant to my event?

Save the Date Specialist work on a team concept! Therefore, two event specialist are included in every package. Larger weddings of over 250 guests or weddings with complicated logistics may require additional team members at the descretion of Save the Date Evnets. You can read more about the Save the Date team members on the About Tab of our website.
 

Are you willing to travel?

Absolutely! Additional fees may apply to cover travel expenses.
 

Do I have any control over my event if I hire you to plan it for or with me?

100%. Your event is all about you. At Save the Date Events our mission is to make sure your event truly reflects YOU and your desires. We are aware that you are hiring us for our design expertise and organizational skills and we are simply here to relieve stress and to ensure you have the best experience possible.
 

Will you work with vendors I have already found or people I want to work with?

Definitely. Save the Date Events is open to working with your chosen vendors.
 

My venue provides an on-site coordinator. Do I really need an event specialist also?

On-site coordinators are usually only responsible for making sure everything runs smoothly on the side of the venue. They are not event designers nor are they event specialist. Save the Date Specialst contracted for the entire process help negotiate vendor contracts, escort you to meetings, and assist you with every decision through the planning process. Specialist for the day of coordinating assist you with the event on the day of by making sure everyone is in place and on time, to make sure that your event runs smoothly and to handle any unforseen circumstances that may arise. The bottom line: on-site coordinators work for their venues and are busy overseeing multiple events simultaneously, whereas YOUR event specialist is only concerned about you and your event.