Ashley Dorman Events specializes in Wedding Planning and Consulting. We love to come alongside you to help navigate through the logistics of Wedding Planning and be your #1 support. Let us take care of the details so you can relax and enjoy your engagement! We provide custom Full Planning, Partial Planning, and Luxury Planning packages. Services range from $2,500-$8,000 and most brides land somewhere in the middle!
Full Planning Package
HAVING A WEDDING PLANNER ENABLES YOU TO ENJOY YOUR ENGAGEMENT, ENSURES YOU WILL BE FULLY PRESENT FOR EVERY MOMENT OF YOUR MOST IMPORTANT DAY, AND PROMISES YOU WILL HAVE SOMEONE IN YOUR CORNER AT EVERY TURN. LET US TAKE CARE OF THE DETAILS + LOGISTICS, GIVING YOU A WEDDING THAT REFLECTS YOUR UNIQUE LOVE STORY, BEAUTIFULLY + SEAMLESSLY
Meet with the Bride and Groom to talk about your vision and go over preliminary details
Define a clear budget that can practically get you the wedding of your dreams
Prioritize what components of your wedding you want to put the most $$ into.
Recommend and secure select vendors that are in line with your vision and budget
Review contracts and payment plans, to assure they are in your best interest
Attend vendor meetings and ensure they are respecting your vision
Take on agreed upon vendor correspondence, confirming every detail is in sync with your vision and needs
Manage agreed upon vendor payments leading up to, and day of wedding
2-3 Months Out:
Assist with mailing out invitations and managing RSVP list.
Work with Bride and Groom on assigned seating and floor plan for reception and ceremony
Develop a detailed wedding day timeline including vendor set-up schedule and Bridal Party Schedule, send to all parties involved (Bridal Party, Select family members, and All vendors)
Confirming details with vendors and implementing changes as they come up.
1 Month Out:
Final Consultation with couple to confirm every detail
Execute all day-of-coordinating responsibilities, see below for details
Unlimited communication to allow you complete confidence each detail is taken care of
Final Vendor payments
Pick up all previously agreed upon items (ex. Wedding dress, Welcome boxes, Linens)
Final check in with vendors to confirm they know their responsibilities and expected arrival time
All Day of Coordination Responsibilities
Partial Planning Package
THIS IS FOR THE BRIDE WHO HAS THE TIME + DESIRE TO PLAN ALL DETAILS OF HER VISION, CORRESPOND WITH VENDORS, AND SET LOGISTICS IN MOTION, BUT NEEDS SOMEONE SHE CAN TRUST WITH HER PLAN TO PERFECTLY COORDINATE + EXECUTE HER BIG DAY!
3 Months-1 Week Leading Up:
Craft and keep updated a detailed Wedding Weekend Timeline
Visit Ceremony/Reception sites with Bride
Review with Bride + Groom all set-up details for ceremony and reception to ensure we understand exactly what you envision.
Review with Bride + Groom all vendor contact info and their responsibilities so we can best advocate for you and your wedding
Correspond with Vendors the month of to make sure they have a timeline and answers to their last minute questions.
Problem Solve/help you navigate the usual “month of wedding overwhelm!”
Attend and coordinate wedding rehearsal to ensure everyone understands the flow and schedule of the ceremony.
Oversee set-up of ceremony ensuring that all items are in their proper place (including rings and marriage license)
Make sure all reserved seats are marked and named as Bride and Groom wishes
Make sure all bridal party has their flowers (bouquets, boutonnieres, corsages) before pictures begin.
Line up and cue wedding party
Cue musicians, and DJ
Problem-solve any large or small crisis that may arise regarding ceremony or reception
Oversee break-down for ceremony.
Coordinate the transition from ceremony to cocktail hour or reception, ensuring guests comfort
Oversee set-up to make sure it reflects the Bride + Groom's vision for the details and feel of the night.
Advocate for the Bride + Groom with vendors and troubleshoot any problems that may arise.
Place table numbers and name cards as desired.
Ensure DJ is aware of timeline of the evening (announcing wedding party, first dance, releasing tables, cake cutting, toasts, etc.)
Coordinate with videographer and photographer to ensure they are aware of important moments approaching (dances, cake cutting, bouquet toss, etc.)
Ensure that bags and personal belongings make it into the Getaway Car before the the Bride and Groom Exit.
Oversee break-down and ensure all belongings are sent home with the correct people (including gifts, leftover food, cake, decor, flowers, etc.)
Luxury Full Planning Package
LUXURY PLANNING MEANS THAT NOT ONLY IS EVERY DETAIL GOING TO BE PLANNED AND EXECUTED BY OUR TEAM TO ENSURE A "NO STRESS" PLANNING PROCESS FOR YOU, BUT OUR TEAM WILL BE TAKING IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL DELIVERING STATEMENT TOUCHES THAT SETS YOUR EVENT APART FROM ALL THE REST. POP THAT CHAMPAGNE!
Cranking it up a notch with:
Purchasing, creating and full management of your wedding website through Bliss and Bone. This offers stunning first glimpses into the visual look and feel of the day, and keeps comprehensive track of the weekends details, as well as RSVP's.
Fully taking care of your Save the Dates, invitation suite, mailings and RSVP management.
Planning two of the following curated events to ensure the guests feel the love all weekend long: Welcome Party, Rehearsal Dinner, After party, Brunch.
Welcome Package Management
Say Hello and we will figure out how we can best serve you!