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Wedding Coordinators Vs Venue Coordinators. Which one do you need?

Here’s to love, laughter, and a happily ever after! Your wedding day should be the most memorable day of your life, but can be A LOT of work to plan and manage by yourself. Since there are so many things to take care of when it comes to wedding planning, it can be very stressful. ENTER a wedding coordinator, because we all need a little magic on this big day! Having said that, one of the age-old questions couples have when planning their wedding is whether they need a wedding planner or a venue coordinator. So, here we will cover exactly what a wedding coordinator can do for you and give you a rundown of the benefits of hiring a wedding coordinator for your special day! Understanding the difference between a venue coordinator and a wedding coordinator can help you avoid a lot of unnecessary confusion. There can be some similarities and overlaps in their responsibilities, but there are also some significant differences. The main one is that a wedding planner works specifically for YOU, but a venue coordinator only works for the venue. A wedding coordinator is the one responsible for the smooth execution of all of your dream weddings. This includes managing timelines, dealing with vendors and managing any last-minute issues. It also means you just have to focus on enjoying your wedding to the fullest! Your planner will stay by your side throughout the day including taking care of the cake, garter traditions, toasts, and first dances. They will always make sure that everything you and your partner planned is implemented with care and efficiency. On the other hand, a venue coordinator will look at your room locations, layouts, and venue occupancy numbers. They are not likely to help when it comes time to load your gifts or track down your lipgloss. In comparison, the venue coordinator will only coordinate between you and the venue staff. Now that you know the difference, here are a few reasons why it’s wise to hire a wedding planner: