Selecting Wedding Vendors

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Selecting Wedding Vendors

When preparing for the day of your dreams, your selection of the right vendors is of the utmost importance. Doing proper research on wedding vendors will make your special day go as smoothly as possible.

Plan together. The most important thing about the engagement period for a couple, is that this is the time when you’re blending two lives. Make this a learning experience and understand that part of a successful wedding, and a successful marriage is about compromise.


Start with referrals. Ask family and friends for recommendations for the services and products you want for your wedding day. If you will be the guest at a wedding yourself, pay attention to details or vendors and ask for business cards of those doing a particularly good job.


Purchase in person when possible. Ask to see the products or pictures of items if possible. You will be investing a lot in your wedding day. Be sure things are accurately represented. When considering wedding services, such as DJ, Photography or Videography, ask to see past performance videos and client feedback.


Research vendors. There are numerous websites devoted to reviewing wedding vendors, many be real brides. Check out vendor’s online profiles at sites such as and


Balance frugality with service. There is an old adage “that you get what you pay for”. This is true with wedding services as well. Set a wedding budget based upon your priorities. This makes it easier to stick to a budget when you are forced to make choices.


Get it in writing. Get a detailed written contract for everything. Contracts should include colors, product descriptions, prices and delivery dates. Cancellation policies should also be included.

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3 Steps to Building the Ultimate Wedding Package


1. Pick Your Wedding Photographer(s)

Whether you want ultra-creative or classic photos, our professional wedding photographers can deliver whatever kind of aesthetic you’re looking for. Each photographer offers their own unique professional approach to wedding photography, and you can pick the right one for you. The photography is just the start of the ultimate wedding package.

2. Pick Your Wedding Videographer(s)

One of the biggest regrets we hear from the over 25,000 couples we have served is that they didn’t get a professional wedding video made. Don’t let that be your regret! Like our photographers, our videographers can create cinematic wedding videos that spotlight your love. Whatever you’re looking for, our videographers will deliver a wedding video that you’ll be able to enjoy for years and share with future generations.

3. Pick Your Wedding DJ & MC

In order to capture photos and videos of the touching, hilarious and memorable moments at your wedding reception, you’re going to need the right music at the right time. The final piece of the ultimate wedding package, our DJs will bring your wedding celebration to the next level. Pick the music, don’t pick the music, create a “do not play list”, or give us no list at all, we’ll get to know you and your guests and construct a playlist that fits just right. But our DJs do more than just play songs, they bring energy to your wedding with engaging announcements, introductions and more.

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