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Essential questions to ask your wedding suppliers

  • Posted 9 months ago

Important Questions to Ask Your Wedding Suppliers

Planning a wedding involves numerous decisions, and one of the most important aspects is choosing the right wedding suppliers. These professionals play a significant role in making your special day memorable and successful. However, before finalizing your bookings, it’s crucial to ask them a few key questions to ensure they are the perfect fit for your wedding vision. In this article, we will explore essential questions to ask your wedding suppliers before making any commitments.

So, once you have found the suppliers on the Go Book It, Event Marketplace be sure to cover the following questions;

Wedding Venue: When it comes to the wedding venue, ask the following questions:

  • Seems obvious, but is the venue available on our desired wedding date?

  • What are the booking and cancellation policies? Hopefully covid is well and truly behind us now, but it’s worth asking what their policies are if there was a lockdown or new covid guidance.

  • Are there any restrictions or limitations on decor, music, or photography?

  • Is there an on-site coordinator who will assist us on the wedding day?

  • What time are the last orders & carriages

  • What are the payment terms? When does it all need to be paid?

Wedding Catering: For food and beverage services, inquire about the following:

  • Can you provide a sample menu for tasting?

  • What types of cuisines or dietary accommodations do you offer?

  • How do you handle special requests or allergies?

  • Are there any additional charges for service, setup, or rentals?

  • Do you have any recent reviews to read?

  • How soon do you need all of the numbers and dietary requirements?

Photography and Videography: Capture your wedding memories perfectly by asking these questions:

  • Can we see a portfolio of your previous work?

  • What is your shooting style, and do you offer both candid and posed shots?

  • Will there be a second shooter or assistant?

  • What happens if you fall ill? Who will shoot my wedding?

  • How long will it take to receive the final edited photos or videos?

  • Are there any prints included in the price?

Florist: Flowers add beauty and ambiance to any wedding. Consider asking these questions:

  • Can we view samples of your floral arrangements or a portfolio?

  • How do you handle flower delivery, setup, and removal?

  • Will you work with our budget and suggest cost-effective alternatives?

  • Do you have any advice on preserving my flowers after so that I can have a keepsake?

Entertainment: Ensure your guests have a fantastic time by discussing the following with your entertainment provider:

  • Can we see a video or attend a live performance of your entertainment?

  • What genres of music do you specialize in, and can you accommodate specific song requests?

  • Will you provide all the necessary equipment, such as sound systems or lighting?

  • Are you familiar with our chosen venue and any technical requirements?

  • Do you have all the relevant insurance?

  • What happens if there is an emergency/you fall ill. Who will perform at my wedding??

  • Are you able to perform our first dance?

  • Will you be playing a Spotify playlist in between sets? If so, can I help to select the songs for that?

Choosing the right wedding suppliers is essential for a seamless and unforgettable wedding experience. By knowing the questions to ask your wedding suppliers, you can gain valuable insights into their services, expertise, and compatibility with your wedding vision. Take the time to communicate openly with your suppliers, clarify any doubts, and ensure that they can bring your dream wedding to life. Remember, thorough research and effective communication will contribute to a successful wedding day filled with beautiful memories.

Happy wedding planning!