Personalized Wedding Plan – Salas & Hoss

Personalized
Wedding Plan
Salas & Hoss


Your Details

Wedding Season: September 18, 2021
Ceremony Location: To Be Determined – San Miguel de Allende
Wedding Reception Location: To Be Determined – San Miguel de Allende
– Rosewood or Belmond or Instituto Allende


Setting the Scene

Joanna and Ash got engaged in 2019 and have been busy working through the pandemic and the fact that Joanna wasn’t sure that she wanted a huge wedding. Your story is one that started through family after you met through Joanna’s brother-in-law’s business, where you work, Ash. Having dated for four years and deciding that you would like to have a more intricate wedding you are ready to get the planning settled and this chapter of your lives squared away. You are both very busy professionals and do not have a lot of free time to plan so are looking for a planner who can understand your vision quickly and run with the details.

You are looking to plan a wedding on September 18, 2021 in San Miguel for 50 guests and are just in the beginning stages of planning. You are both into the beautiful colors of San Miguel and the mystery that lies behind each door. But, most importantly you want something that is not typical to other weddings you have attended and that feels authentically like the two of you and are searching for someone to help translate your dreams into reality.

Your vision of an elegant ceremony followed by a great party (i.e. seated dinner, great wine, a killer DJ, a bar to remember) will allow for everyone to be together, mix, mingle, and really bond over this shared experience. It is incredibly important that you find a planner who can assist you in navigating all of the choices that are available, while also helping translate your personal intimate entertaining style to a much larger group.

While you both lean toward an aesthetic that is more classic, Joanna and Ash, you really believe in an understated less is more type of atmosphere that truly reflects you as a couple. You are both into food as well so ensuring the meal errs on the side of great is a very important aspect of the evening, especially for Ash, while Joanna, will be focused on the decor (i.e. elegant, formal, and lot’s of flowers) and making sure that your dining space feels full yet appropriate to make your event truly intimate.

Planning for the first time, you are interested in a planning package that includes both vendor and logistics support and overall concept and design. You will have a wedding with your closest circle in attendance and are looking for it to be fun and not too stuffy. Joanna and Ash, you are interested in making your wedding as unique as possible for your guests who have potentially seen it all and I stand ready to assist you in that cause.


“In a time of chaos, wonderment & being completely overwhelmed, Julian stepped in and gave us so much ease in our lives. That was a priceless gift.”

— Becky, Legacy Client


Your Personalized Wedding Options


Option 1

Event Planning & Coordination
Destination Management
Design & Production
Post-Wedding Brunch
Rehearsal Dinner

Option 1 Detailed Description

Flat Rate: $23,595

*This selection includes turn-key coordination from guest arrival through departure with thoughtful planning of each and every detail. This is the ultimate package for hands-off peace of mind for a complete wedding weekend


Reception Inspiration

Option 2

Event Planning & Coordination
Destination Management
Design & Production
Post-Wedding Brunch

Option 2 Detailed Description

Flat Rate: $17,595

*With this option, planning and execution is focused on the wedding day and the send off doesn’t end at the sparkler (or otherwise) exit! Our team will handle every detail through the post-wedding brunch for a flawless and stress free send off to all of your family and friends


Reception Inspiration

Option 3

Event Planning & Coordination
Destination Management
Design & Production

Option 3 Detailed Description

Flat Rate: $14,595

*Our gold standard and starting point for planning and execution, this is our comprehensive planning, production and design package for an unforgettable wedding day


Are you ready for some wedding planning transparency?


Process

We look forward to executing the wedding planning option you select together to create a stress-free wedding that reflects you as a couple. We will:

  • Define and construct a budget with reasonable parameters to achieve your vision

  • Deep dive into your design inspirations (e.g., art, culture, architecture, etc.), which will create the foundation for an event that represents you both

  • Encourage and facilitate a conversation among relevant stakeholders to ensure everyone has been heard

  • Assist in incorporating both of your past histories into your future together

  • Provide communication tools and techniques to allow you to navigate the world of weddings


Rosewood San Miguel - Possible Location

Rosewood San Miguel – Possible Location



Rosewood San Miguel - Possible Location

Rosewood San Miguel – Possible Location

My Promises

  • I promise you’ll enjoy the planning and the wedding day.

  • I promise that you’ll always know where you stand – with the process, with the budget, and with the checklist.

  • I promise that you will never have to seek me out – I will always be available to assist throughout the process.

  • I promise to listen to your vision and ideas and together create a wedding that looks & feels like you.

  • I promise to never leave you alone on the wedding day. Someone will always be with you to assist with any need or issue that may arise.

  • I promise that there is no logistical challenge that I’m not up for – no problem that I cannot figure out some way to solve. And I’ll solve it – often before you are even aware of it.

  • I promise to use discretion in design, in spending and in the sharing of your information.

  • I promise to provide guidance and direction in protocol & etiquette to ensure that you are the best host possible for your guests.


 

Our Client Code

  • Flat fee structure: We provide clarity on exactly where we fit into your budget

  • Vendor transparency: We find the perfect retailers for you to work with and pay directly

  • Online portal access: We provide a platform for you to monitor and view your wedding progress in real-time

  • Passed-through savings: We provide you with savings, where applicable, utilizing our long-term industry relationships

  • Experience that matters: We provide you with over 15 years of personal experience navigating the world of weddings including stints in catering, floral, rentals and planning to guide you through the wedding maze


Instituto Allende - Possible Location

Instituto Allende – Possible Location



View from Instituto Allende - Possible Venue - Same View as Rosewood

View from Instituto Allende – Possible Venue – Same View as Rosewood

Measures of Success

  • Peace of mind in planning long distance

  • Confidence in your vendor selections from years of past experience

  • Roadmap for an engagement with peaceful and attainable benchmarks

  • Guest and family-focused wedding weekend with options for every demographic and price point

  • Clear direction on communicating decisions effectively to your immediate family and friends

  • Attainable goal of ensuring your guests are relaxed, well taken care of and comfortable throughout the wedding weekend


Praise

  

“I have been in a handful of weddings and truly have not seen one wedding planner be as organized and efficient as Julian. We will forever be thanking him for his time, his talent, and his infectious energy for making our wedding the most perfect weekend.”

— Becky, Bride


Becky & Jeff - San Jose del Cabo - Private Residence

Becky & Jeff – San Jose del Cabo – Private Residence


Gabrielle & Will - San Miguel de Allende - Rosewood San Miguel

Gabrielle & Will – San Miguel de Allende – Rosewood San Miguel

 

“No matter how many times someone says, “live in the moment” and “enjoy every moment” I think that might be impossible. The celebration flies by and is so incredibly magical but with Julian the planning is just as rewarding and fun as the celebration.”

— Gabrielle, Bride


Planner

I wear many hats (er bow ties.) I’m a diplomat, designer, advisor, counselor, sounding board,  dreamer… The list goes on.

I’ve dabbled and directed everything from catering sales and management for the Crescent Hotel and Rosewood Mansion, to wedding planning and floral design for Bella Flora of Dallas. And along this 15 year journey here’s what I know is true… 

THERE’S A RIGHT WAY…

And that way is whatever way makes you most comfortable.

I subscribe to the Platinum Rule of treat others as THEY would like to be treated. And as a Washington School of Protocol-trained expert, I’ve learned that etiquette is about making others feel comfortable.

That’s why, I’ll meet you wherever you are on this planning journey. And we’ll walk the path together. With discretion and good judgement. 

After all, the way you feel determines how your guests will feel. And I want them to feel fabulous!

 


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