Wedding Tip Wednesday: Make Timely Requests

By Michelle Ecker on October 21st, 2015

It’s Wedding Tip Wednesday at NYIAD! Every Wednesday afternoon, tune in to the design blog to hear a new piece of planning advice from NYIAD’s Emily Bauer. Emily has worked in the wedding and event planning industry for nearly a decade, coordinating events with a wide spectrum of budgets and client needs.

For today’s tip, Emily shares,

Wedding Tip Wednesday: Make Timely Requests

“When you’re coordinating contracts with vendors, consider the practicality in asking for some extras early on.

Want to add bacon wrapped scallops to the appetizer menu or the groom’s favorite Old Fashioned formula to the open bar? Your partners will feel much more anxious to accommodate if they haven’t officially gotten your business yet. Once you’ve signed a formal contract however, vendors arguably have no reason to offer up any additional favors for free.”

Thanks, Emily! For more tips, check out our design blog.

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