Full Wedding Planning Service

18 month to 4 month before the wedding day

This Package is designed for the couples that are just beginning to plan their special day and for weddings in South Florida (No more than 3 hours of ground travel).

Attention is given to every detail so that the wedding will be as stress-free as possible for the bride, groom and their families. Since this package is customized, services may vary, but always includes full coverage on the Event Day.

Pre-Wedding Day

  • Assist couple with determining wedding location

  • Attend meetings at wedding location to secure venue, vendors etc.

  • Assist client with determining budget, wedding style, and dates

  • Secure following vendors: Ceremony Musician, DJ, Baker, Officiant, Florist and Décor, Hair/Makeup, Specialty vendors; food carts, entertainers, etc.…

  • 1-2 client/planner face to face meetings (If possible/necessary)

  • Unlimited contact via email/phone

  • Monthly email “check ins” to ensure planning is running smoothly and on track

  • Client will receive a general planning checklist

  • Production of a detailed wedding day itinerary

  • Review of vendor contracts

  • Confirm arrangements, check delivery date, arrival times, quantities of rentals etc. with vendors

  • Detailed timeline will be sent one week prior to wedding day to all vendors for review

  • Confirmation of all wedding vendors

  • Assistance with all wording of stationary-menu cards, welcome signs, wedding program etc.

  • Event Design, theme, and décor assistance

  • Budget construction and analysis

  • Walk-through at event site(s)

Wedding Rehearsal and Dinner

  • Coordinate ceremony rehearsal (1 hour)

  •  Distribute very detailed wedding day itinerary to wedding party, family, and attendants

  •  Collect/coordinate final payments for specific vendors

  • Collect wedding day items such as marriage license, guest signing item, cake knife, cake topper, toasting flutes, favors, candles, programs, place cards etc.

  • Review final wedding details with venue, couple, and bridal party

  • Finalize ceremony timing, music and service with officiant and couple

  • Confirm that all members of bridal party are aware of arrival, picture and entrance times

Wedding Day

  • One-Two assistant coordinators (As needed)

  • Manage the flow and timing of the ceremony and reception (until cake cutting)

  • Act as liaison between wedding party, family members and vendors

  • Check with ceremony & reception site, Supervise set-up of facilities

  • Check supplies at guest book and gift table

  • Direct vendors during the ceremony and reception

  • Place all accessories in proper places & arrange for them to be picked up by the assigned person at the end of the event

  • Keep activities on schedule

  • Use of extensive Bridal Emergency Kit. We’ll be ready and available to solve any unexpected situations or emergencies.

Ceremony

  • Distribute bouquets and pin flowers on attendants and family members

  • Direct photographer, videographer, musicians, rentals, florist etc. where to set up

  • Oversee set-up of the ceremony to make sure all commitments are fulfilled

  • Distribute final payments and gratuities as needed

  • Set up all ceremony décor not handled by a specific vendor (i.e. guest signing item, unity candles, programs, pictures, etc.)

  • Direct ushers with programs and seating distribution

  • Line up and cue wedding party/musicians for ceremony

  • Give marriage license to officiant and make sure wedding rings are present

  • Collect all personal wedding items and gifts and deliver to reception site or designated person

Cocktail Hour & Reception

(6 hours-set up to cake cutting)

  • Set up all reception décor not handled by a specific vendor (i.e. Favors, menus, candles, cake knife, toasting flutes, escort and place cards, gifts, table design, disposable cameras, etc.)

  • Manage vendor set-up of reception and make sure all commitments are fulfilled

  • Bustle wedding gown (if applicable)

  • Line up and cue couple and wedding party for Grand Entrance

  • Assist band or DJ in cueing important events (i.e. grand entrance, parent dances, cake cutting, bouquet toss, etc.)

  • Cue couple for all important events

  • Maintain & coordinate timeline for all events during reception

  • Stay in communication with Banquet staff to ensure things are going smoothly

3301 NE 183rd Street 

Aventura FL 33160

Tel: (408) 206-3638

Email: lina@linabenderevents.com

© 2019 Lina Bender Event & Wedding Planner