FAQ

Why should I hire an event planner?

If you are planning a once in a lifetime event or a high level corporate function, why leave anything to chance? A seasoned event planner can anticipate all of your needs for a seamless experience from start to finish.

Why should I hire Amazing Celebrations to help plan my event?

Amazing Celebrations & Events has planned and managed numerous successful, stress-free events over the years. Clients benefit from and rave about our vendor relationships, creative décor designs, on-site support and calm demeanor in any situation.

Can I afford to hire an event planner?

You can’t afford not to… Amazing Celebrations & Events provides contract negotiations, budget management, cost savings options and on-site management for every client. We give you peace of mind so you will feel like a guest at your own event.

When should I hire my event planner?

The absolute best time to engage the services of Amazing Celebrations & Events is at the beginning of the planning process. Many clients hire us after signing contracts with vendors, which does not allow us to negotiate the best services or offer guidelines for making the most of the budget.

What if we are already in the process of planning our event?

Many people think that if they have already booked a venue or have contracted with a vendor, that they do not require the services of an event planner. It is still vital to engage the services of an experienced event planner to handle all of the details, oversee the budget, coordinate all of the vendor needs and manage the day of event details.

Do I have to be involved in the planning or can Amazing Celebrations & Events handle all of it for me?

After discussing the specific vision and budget for the event, our clients often leave all of the planning in our capable hands. However, we also work with clients who prefer to be involved every step of the way.

What forms of communication will we use during the planning process?

Amazing Celebrations & Events continually communicates via client preference to assure that all tasks are being accomplished. In person meetings with clients and vendors are arranged as necessary.

My reception is at a venue that has a coordinator; do I still need an event planner?

The on-site coordinator is a helpful resource for tasks and questions specific to the menu and event staffing. Amazing Celebrations & Events handles the ‘big picture’ and is the single point of contact for clients, guests, vendors and the venue.

Do I need an event planner even though my friends & family have offered to help out?

While friends and family often mean well, they are not able to offer an impartial point of view relative to budgeting and event design. Amazing Celebrations & Events provides the expertise necessary to meet and exceed your vision for the event. We provide knowledgeable and professional event management that is indispensable and in your best interest.

How do I know if I need a wedding or event planner?

Planning an event can be all consuming and many people often do not have the time or experience to focus on all of the necessary details. By engaging the services of Amazing Celebrations & Events, clients can thoroughly enjoy the planning process, savor every minute of the event and cherish the memories of a fabulous occasion.

How many couples actually hire a wedding planner to plan their wedding?

Many people are under the impression that their vendors can meet all of their event planning and coordination needs. For instance, if the venue’s coordinator says that they are a certified wedding planner or if the DJ is going to come up with the time line or the photographer offers to orchestrate the ceremony, many people think that is all that they need. Yes they can provide those services but an important reason to hire a planner is so that all of the other vendors can focus on what they do best…assure that the meal is served promptly, that the servers are attending the needs of the guests, that the DJ is playing the requested music and that the photographer is capturing the important memories.

What types of events have you done?

Amazing Celebrations & Events has planned and managed weddings, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, corporate events, Sweet 16s, baby showers, rehearsal dinners, wedding showers, anniversary events, galas, fundraisers, milestone birthday celebrations and more!

Do you have any references?

Absolutely!! Amazing Celebrations & Events is extremely fortunate to have extremely satisfied clients who always offer and encourage us to pass along their names as references. We are happy to offer a list of referrals to all potential clients.

Will you meet with other vendors with me?

We continually communicate and meet often with all vendors associated with an event. We pride ourselves in getting to know all of the vendors, in coordinating all of their event needs, and in being on-site to facilitate every detail of the event from start to finish.

Can Amazing Celebrations & Events assist me with coming up with a budget?

This is a critical part of the planning process and should be first and foremost before any contracts are signed. We continually update the budget as vendors are confirmed and discuss all details as they impact the overall budget.

How does Amazing Celebrations & Events charge for events?

Amazing Celebrations & Events charges a set fee for ongoing management, creative research and coordination services. This fee covers any and all time that it spent on, for or about your event and is apart and aside from vendor costs and approved procurements secured for your event. The fee is determined based on the type of event, in addition to the specific services that are requested.

Why should I choose Amazing Celebrations & Events over other event planners?

We would like to think that it’s just because of our charm, but honestly, we provide every client with the attention to every important detail, a wealth of experience, negotiating expertise, prime vendor connections, unique creativity, a calm and professional disposition and exceptional responsiveness to questions and needs. Most importantly, we are on-site at every event, a service that is unmatched in the industry.

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Connecticut

77 Kreiger Lane
Suite #910
Glastonbury, CT 06033

(860) 659-2927

Boston

2 13th Street
3rd Floor
Charlestown, MA 02129

(617) 913-6522

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