Option 1 Detailed Description

destination wedding

the following are all included in option 1

wedding planning & coordination

Budgeting:

Scheduling & Time Management:

Vendor Management:

Consulting & Design:

Create and maintain wedding budget

Review and assess all vendor contracts thoughtfully to ensure each is maximizing the event’s financial guidelines as well as meeting each stakeholders needs and desires

Assist in obtaining wedding insurance










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Budgeting:

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Create and maintain wedding checklist

Schedule and attend vendor selection and planning appointments (This list may include venue, florist, photographer, filmmaker, entertainment, cakes, linen, transportation, stationary, caterer, lighting, wedding atelier, menswear, hair and makeup, décor, security, and valet.)

Offer helpful task organization, tips and templates throughout the process for items such as the wedding guest lists, monthly tasks, reminders, and more

Pre-determined monthly wedding meetings, weekly phone calls, and daily emails as necessary to plan and finalize wedding details




































Scheduling & Time Management:

Vendor Management:

Consulting & Design:

Recommend and manage contracts for vendors who fit the budget

Serve as liaison between all vendors ensuring that logistical needs are met, assembling a cohesive team

Schedule all portraits; attend portrait shoot and assist with delivery of wedding attire and floral

Manage wedding apparel (This could include wedding gown pick-up and one (1) bustle appointment and/or tuxedo or suit fittings.)

Assist in recommending dance lessons for the couple

Manage all post event removal from venue as well as ensure all contracted items were executed according to plan

Return all personal items and gifts to the couple following the honeymoon

























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Create and implement Pinterest strategy to assist with communicating your design vision

Manage and coordinate the design of stationery

Consult with stakeholders on important familial and cultural traditions as well as relevant wedding etiquette

Manage details such as childcare, important gifts, and overall guest experience

Manage family dynamics thoughtfully in conjunction with all stakeholders to ensure a personal and thoughtful celebration

Act as a sounding board for concerns, worries, and excitement for the day























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Scheduling & Time Management:

Vendor Management:

Consulting & Design:

Produce itinerary documents for the wedding party and all vendors with minute-by-minute wedding details

Provide vendor walk-through at reception venue one (1) week prior to the wedding

Gather and deliver amenity bags for out-of-town guests

Plan ceremony and discuss family information, pew seating, processional, and recessional

Meet with couple and family one (1) week prior to the wedding: pick up all personal items (guest book, pen, portrait, toasting glasses, sign-in book, cake knife, favors, programs, etc.) and transport to ceremony and reception venue

Attend rehearsal ceremony, coordinate ceremony (in the absence or in concurrence with on-site church coordinator), handle marriage license, and church fee

























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Manage all vendor set-up on the day of your event and on-site coordination of partners throughout the event.

Manage all documents - layouts, itineraries, etc.

Work with all stakeholders, including the couple, families, wedding party, venue and vendors to maintain the timeline, troubleshooting anything that might arise and adjusting the schedule as needed

Maintain and execute inclement weather plans as needed for events with outdoor components

Coordinate payment of partner balances and distribute tips as requested

Coordinate transportation for out-of-town guests and wedding party

Deliver wedding attire, as well as assist couple and wedding party in dressing rooms prior to the ceremony - We stand ready to assist with your bow ties

Coordinate wedding ceremony and wedding reception (This includes pre-ceremony and post-ceremony pictures as well as day-of activities)

Manage important event day details including alphabetizing escort cards and place cards, gifts between the bride and groom, signing of the marriage license, special first looks between the bride and her parents, etc.

Hire and manage a professional coordination team to keep up with each and every detail with team members tailored to each specific event component *Assistants will be billed half day rates starting at $250 a day for travel and full day rates starting at $500 a day

Provide a fully stocked emergency kit with everything from safety pins to white chalk, a spare bow tie, and more - Honed from thousands of mini “emergencies”

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“Julian produced a comprehensive timeline of tasks and we checked the boxes together.”

-Rachael, bride

“It was incredibly helpful, not to mention soothing, to be presented with 2-3 options and just make decisions from an already curated list. A huge part of that was Julian understanding my taste and aesthetics and finding vendors and styling that followed suit.”

Destination Management

Research, inquire, and present destination location options based on your vision, utilizing our existing relationships with each destination, while keeping guest experience as our focus

Partner with trusted travel guides as necessary to achieve maximized budgetary goals

Coordinate, plan, and execute exploration site visit to tour a minimum of three properties in desired location exploring opportunities for all aspects of the wedding weekend (The client will be responsible for the costs of airfare, accommodations, per diem, and transportation for each visit) *More than one selection site visit will incur an additional cost

Research, inquire, and present vendor partner recommendations based on our extensive wedding network






































Coordinate, plan, and execute development site visit to attend menu tasting, floral mock-up, rental selection and additional details as needed to complete wedding weekend development in the most efficient and time sensitive way possible (The client will be responsible for the costs of airfare, accommodations, per diem, and transportation for each visit) *More than one development site visit will incur an additional cost

Coordinate with vendor team and venues to ensure appropriate travel arrangements, lodging arrangements, transportation and shipping logistics are complete for all aspects of the wedding team

Confirm stakeholder travel itineraries

Plan wedding weekend guest activities









































Manage hotel room blocks to make sure that important guests have made appropriate travel arrangements and that the guest experience is exceptional

Coordinate, plan, and execute wedding weekend from on-site early arrival through guest departure and event strike (The client will be responsible for the costs of airfare, accommodations, per diem, and transportation for each visit)

Provide on-site coordination team to effectively execute and manage the details of all weekend events (The client will be responsible for the costs of airfare, accommodations, per diem, and transportation for the wedding weekend) *Assistants will be billed half day rates starting at $250 a day for travel and full day rates starting at $500 a day

Provide bilingual Spanish coordination team as needed









































“Julian is a true professional, and it shows from the amazing relationships he has established in the industry. He is there to give his honest opinion when you need to hear it, which I really appreciated. He made me feel great and completely in control of the planning process.”

-Heather, bride

Design & Production

Create wedding concept and design via Pinterest and custom design boards

Concept floor plans in conjunction with design partners to ensure event feasibility

Assist in imagining color palette and ensure it is translated throughout the overall event design

Imagine and implement custom details to personalize your guests experience to include custom dance floors, dance floor props, signage, amenity bags, all cute and darling details, etc.























Procure and manage additional production partners to include, tenting, fabrication, power, HVAC, water, lighting, A/V, kitchen buildout, waste removal, valet, security, etc.

Coordinate and attend additional site visits and management meetings related directly to production

On-site production coordination throughout the installation and build process including checking in with tent progress and finish out, overseeing custom builds to ensure they are completed on time and that all power/water/HVAC is tested and working throughout

Coordinate with venue or location for important event production needs including, power availability, water access, HVAC needs, restrooms, etc.





































Ensure appropriate event permits and security needs are in place for a safe event

Implement appropriate contingency plans in case of inclement weather

Post-event coordination of event strike including final walkthrough, accompanied by all vendor partner leads, of site after strike is complete to ensure venue compliance and avoid unnecessary fees

Addition of minimum of 2 professional coordinators to ensure all details are implemented according to plan *Assistants will be billed half-day rates starting at $250 a day for travel and full day rates starting at $500 a day


























“I wouldn't have even considered planning a destination wedding without Julian. His experience and expertise were imperative to the process.”

-Becky, bride

wedding weekend events

Rehearsal Dinner Planning and Coordination

Post-Wedding Brunch 

Welcome Party Planning and Coordination


Assist with venue and vendor selection

Consult on design of the event including concept, color story, and floor plan

Creation of event itinerary

Consult with stakeholders on important toasts or traditions for the evening

Coordinate itinerary with appropriate vendors

Coordinate any repurposed pieces from the weekend’s events as needed

Assist in invitation and day-of paper good creation and design

Confirm final vendor payments as needed and handle delivery of final checks as applicable

Day of coordination of event

















































Rehearsal Dinner Planning and Coordination

Post-Wedding Brunch 

Welcome Party Planning and Coordination


Assist with venue and vendor selection

Creation of event itinerary

Coordinating itinerary with appropriate vendors

Coordinating any repurposed pieces from the weekend’s events as needed

Assist in invitation and day-of paper good creation and design

Confirm final vendor payments as needed and handle delivery of final checks as applicable

Day of coordination of brunch event




































Post-Wedding Brunch 

Welcome Party Planning and Coordination


Assist with venue and vendor selection

Consult on design of the event including concept, color story, and floor plan

Creation of event itinerary

Consult with stakeholders on important toasts or traditions for the evening

Coordinate itinerary with appropriate vendors

Coordinate any repurposed pieces from the weekend’s events as needed

Assist in invitation and day-of paper good creation and design

Confirm final vendor payments as needed and handle delivery of final checks as applicable

Day of coordination of event

















































Rehearsal Dinner Planning and Coordination

“I love my clients. I love creating a legacy together.
I'll have them as family forever.”

- julian

I'm Julian Leaver.

After 15 years in event planning and luxury hospitality, not only can I see the end goal but I know the path through.

And together, I’d love to walk that path with you

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