Ask the Planner with Desirée Adams: A Wedding and Event Planning Podcast

Desirée Adams, Verve Event Co.

The Ask the Planner podcast gives sophisticated couples like you expert tips on how to style, plan, and execute a thoughtfully curated wedding. Every week join your host Desirée Adams as she interviews leading wedding industry experts and discusses the often-overlooked details that take weddings from pretty parties to heirloom occasions. Hear how to manage vendors, avoid surprises, and plan your day with honest advice from a pro. New episodes drop every Monday. If you want to binge on past episodes or learn more about the show, visit http://asktheplannerpodcast.com.You can also send questions or suggestions or future topics or guest suggestions via your Apple Podcast review, our hotline (585) 210-3467, or email asktheplannerpodcast@gmail.com. Don't forget to follow the show on Instagram and Tik Tok at @asktheplannerpodcast!

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139 | Everything You Never Knew to Ask About Wedding Day Lighting with Renowned Event Designs
Apr 1 2024
139 | Everything You Never Knew to Ask About Wedding Day Lighting with Renowned Event Designs
Today, we are talking about lighting with our friends, Brandy and Sarah of renowned event designs and they're going to spill all the secrets from twinkly lights to jaw-dropping uplights that are going to make your venue pop. Whether you're going for a rustic chic, full glam, or garden party vibes, we've got the scoop for you to make your wedding shine like no other. So who are our guests for today? Brandy and Sarah are co-founders of Renowned Event Designs, a lighting, draping, and custom build production company that emerged from Nashville, Tennessee and has since expanded its footprint nationwide. We are so excited to share their brilliance on the podcast today!To fast-forward to a specific part of the podcast episode, check out the timestamps below:Why is wedding day lighting so important [6:16]Breaking down the different kinds of wedding day lighting [7:40]Popular Lighting Trends in 2024 [10:10]How can lighting be used on your wedding day [13:17]What should couples be thinking about during their venue walkthrough [16:45]How much to budget for lighting [20:55]What mistakes do couples make when it comes to their lighting [27:03]Should you DIY your lighting [33:00]How far in advance should you reach out to a lighting company [36:14]This or That with Renowned Event Designs [42:54]Never Have I Ever with Renowned Event Designs [44:40]Wedding Lighting Terminology You Need to Know [47:07]Links Mentioned in the EpisodeFind the Full Shownotes HereLearn more about Brandy and Sarah at Renowned Event DesignsFollow Renowned Event Designs on InstagramGrab our Wedding Design Mood BoardBook a 90-minute Clarity Call to get wedding planning help specific to your unique situationThe Ultimate Wedding Planning ChecklistVisit the ASK THE PLANNER Wedding Planning Templates Shop Connect with the show!📞 Leave us a Voicemail: (585) 210-3467 IG: @asktheplannerpodcastTikTok: @asktheplannerpodcast💻: http://asktheplannerpodcast.com/💌: asktheplannerpodcast@gmail.com
137 | Do You Need a Honeymoon Travel Agent: Honeymoon Planning Tips from an Insider
Mar 18 2024
137 | Do You Need a Honeymoon Travel Agent: Honeymoon Planning Tips from an Insider
Whether you're envisioning a romantic getaway, an adventurous escape, or a luxury retreat, one crucial question you might be asking yourselves is, What kind of experiences are we going to have on our honeymoon? What does honeymoon planning really look like? Yes, today, we're embarking on a journey into the enchanting world of honeymoon destinations, how to plan for the trip of a lifetime, essential considerations, and so much more.So, grab your partner, set your out-of-office reply, or pop open a bottle of champagne (you're almost newlyweds, after all!) and get ready to dive deep because this episode is all about curating the perfect honeymoon for your newly minted marriage!To fast-forward to a specific part of the podcast episode, check out the timestamps below:Should you go on your honeymoon right after your wedding? [4:48]Planning to visit multiple cities on your honeymoon [8:45]Honeymoon planning tips for balancing relaxation and experiences [10:52]The best honeymoon experience [16:02]The best destinations for a honeymoon [18:18]Working with a travel advisor [20:40]Average budget for a honeymoon [28:49]Does it cost money to work with a travel agent? [30:05]Getting started with honeymoon planning [31:57]Cheapest time to book international flights [39:17]Should we ask for complimentary upgrades on your honeymoon? [41:58]Extra honeymoon planning tips [44:18]Never Have I Ever [46:08]This or That [48:07]Special Deal for Our Loverves [50:21]Links Mentioned in the EpisodeFind the Full Shownotes HereThe Ultimate Wedding Planning ChecklistVisit the ASK THE PLANNER Wedding Planning Templates Shop Connect with the show!📞 Leave us a Voicemail: (585) 210-3467 IG: @asktheplannerpodcastTikTok: @asktheplannerpodcast💻: http://asktheplannerpodcast.com/💌: asktheplannerpodcast@gmail.com
136 | How much does a LUXURY micro wedding really cost? Going big on intimate experiences
Mar 11 2024
136 | How much does a LUXURY micro wedding really cost? Going big on intimate experiences
Welcome back loverves, to the FINAL part of our wedding budget breakdown series! If you've been following along, you know we've been peeling back the layers of wedding budgets, from how much your venue costs to your wedding day glow up. Last week, we broke things down even further for a backyard wedding or airbnb wedding, and today, we're focusing on luxury MICRO weddings in the same way. If you’ve been imagining a wedding that still has all of the bells and whistles of a traditional wedding, but you want to prioritize guest experience and aesthetics over a larger guest count, we’re sharing all about that today!  To fast-forward to a specific part of the podcast episode, check out the timestamps below:What a luxury micro wedding really is [4:34]Choosing a wedding venue for your micro wedding [5:56]Investing in personalized experiences and luxury decor and florals [8:36]What to budget for that is NOT affected by guest count [10:25]Budgeting for a wedding planner [12:46]Links Mentioned in the EpisodeFind the Full Shownotes HereGrab our FREE wedding budget checklistPurchase our COMPLETE wedding budget bundle spreadsheetsThe Ultimate Wedding Planning ChecklistVisit the ASK THE PLANNER Wedding Planning Templates Shop Connect with the show!📞 Leave us a Voicemail: (585) 210-3467 IG: @asktheplannerpodcastTikTok: @asktheplannerpodcast💻: http://asktheplannerpodcast.com/💌: asktheplannerpodcast@gmail.com
133 | Budgeting for That Wedding Day Glow: How Much Does It Cost?
Feb 19 2024
133 | Budgeting for That Wedding Day Glow: How Much Does It Cost?
Today, we're moving onto our NEXT chapter in our wedding budget breakdown series, turning our spotlight onto the glittering world of BEAUTY and ATTIRE. Yes, my friends, we're diving into what it REALLY costs to look “your best” on your wedding day and covering everything from the pre-wedding skincare rituals and facials to the day-of glamour for you and your wedding party. We're talking about attire, jewelry, the veil, undergarments, ring cleaning, and so much more. So, grab your serums and eye gels, draw a relaxing bath, and listen in as we share all of the things you might want to budget for when it comes to looking and feeling your best on your wedding day!To fast-forward to a specific part of the podcast episode, check out the timestamps below:Breaking down the cost of skincare [4:40]The cost of "sweating for the wedding" [7:07]Day of wedding beauty budget (+ who pays for what) [7:55]Budgeting for attire (for you and your wedding party) [10:00]The cost of jewelry and getting your ring cleaned [12:38]The cost of a custom suit or pantsuit [13:10]Budgeting for the final touches [15:17]Links Mentioned in the EpisodeFind the Full Shownotes HereGrab our FREE wedding budget checklistPurchase our COMPLETE wedding budget bundle spreadsheetsMy review of Proven skincareRead about my experience with Jim Gleason Discussing Invisalign (+ All Things TEETH)Tune into Episode 98 with Katie from My Wedding WardrobeTune into Episode 74 for everything you need to know about a CUSTOM suitLearn more about wedding gifting with Alexandra from Lavender and PineThe Most Overlooked Wedding Costs to Include in Your Wedding BudgetThe Ultimate Wedding Planning ChecklistVisit the ASK THE PLANNER Wedding Planning Templates Shop Connect with the show!📞 Leave us a Voicemail: (585) 210-3467 IG: @asktheplannerpodcastTikTok: @asktheplannerpodcast💻: http://asktheplannerpodcast.com/💌: asktheplannerpodcast@gmail.com
132 | How Much Does a Stunning Wedding Cost? Breaking Down the Cost of Wedding Florals, Rentals, and Decor
Feb 12 2024
132 | How Much Does a Stunning Wedding Cost? Breaking Down the Cost of Wedding Florals, Rentals, and Decor
You all LOVED last week’s episode where we kicked off part one of our wedding budget series all about wedding venue fees and how much your wedding venue really costs. Now today, for part two, we are getting into the FUN stuff. While venue budgeting is typically centered around logistics, today we’re breaking down florals and rentals which, if you’re like most of the couples we work with, are the things you actually WANT to spend money on! So get ready - we are going to share tips on creating a budget for your favorite categories, tips to save money on florals, pros and cons of DIYing, and deciding whether to rent or buy - oooooh we are covering a lot today. Let get started!To fast-forward to a specific part of the podcast episode, check out the timestamps below:Creating a budget for your wedding florals, rentals, and decor [4:45]The first thing you need to look at when setting your budget [5:36]What you need to include in your florals, rentals, and decor budget [7:51]Tips to save money on your wedding flowers [10:09]Renting vs. Buying your decor [15:20]Tips for saving money on your decor and rentals [20:02]Links Mentioned in the EpisodeFind the Full Shownotes HereGrab our FREE wedding budget checklistPurchase our COMPLETE wedding budget bundle spreadsheetsThe Most Overlooked Wedding Costs to Include in Your Wedding BudgetThe Ultimate Wedding Planning checklistVisit the ASK THE PLANNER Wedding Planning Templates Shop Connect with the show!📞 Leave us a Voicemail: (585) 210-3467 IG: @asktheplannerpodcastTikTok: @asktheplannerpodcast💻: http://asktheplannerpodcast.com/💌: asktheplannerpodcast@gmail.com
131 | How Much Does Your Wedding Venue REALLY Cost? Budgeting Beyond the Venue Fee
Feb 5 2024
131 | How Much Does Your Wedding Venue REALLY Cost? Budgeting Beyond the Venue Fee
Today we are kicking off PART ONE of our wedding budget breakdown series on the podcast. We have talked about budget a few different times on the podcast and we will link to those episodes in the show notes but for today’s episode we are going dive deep into VENUES. And before you think this is just about that shiny venue fee you pay when you book, think again. We are going to share all about how to better compare venues, how to factor in your wedding food and beverage minimums, how decor plays a role and so much more. Let's get started!To fast-forward to a specific part of the podcast episode, check out the timestamps below:Breaking Down The Wedding Venue Fee [4:31]Food and Beverage Minimums [6:06]Looking at Included Decor [8:14]Guest Accommodation Options and Financial Liability [8:51]Parking costs and potential valet services [10:34]The most overlooked cost when it comes to your wedding venue fee [11:08]Accessibility considerations [12:07]Outdoor Contingencies [13:08]Links Mentioned in the EpisodeFind the Full Shownotes HereGrab our FREE wedding budget checklistPurchase our COMPLETE wedding budget bundle spreadsheetsThe Most Overlooked Wedding Costs to Include in Your Wedding BudgetWedding Budgets & Awkward Money Conversations to Have with Your Partner with Rachel Cruze (Episode 114)Wedding Budget Template Tutorial (Episode 75)Wedding Budget Myths & Facts The Ultimate Wedding Planning checklistVisit the ASK THE PLANNER Wedding Planning Templates Shop Connect with the show!📞 Leave us a Voicemail: (585) 210-3467 IG: @asktheplannerpodcastTikTok: @asktheplannerpodcast💻: http://asktheplannerpodcast.com/💌: asktheplannerpodcast@gmail.com
130 | Beyond Signature Cocktails: How to Stack Your Wedding Bar with the Latest Trends (and Surprise Your Guests!) with Rumble+Stir
Jan 29 2024
130 | Beyond Signature Cocktails: How to Stack Your Wedding Bar with the Latest Trends (and Surprise Your Guests!) with Rumble+Stir
Hello loverves! I’m so excited to bring you Kyle Olson, from Rumble and Stir, onto the podcast today to spill ALL the tea about ALL the drinks you may be considering on your wedding day. We talk about everything from logistics you definitely won’t have considered when it comes to your wedding beverages to delicious cocktail and mocktail trends. Kyle definitely has a passion for cocktails and is a true master of his craft. I loved having him on the podcast today and I’m sure you’re going to love this episode where we go beyond signature cocktails too. Cheers!To fast-forward to a specific part of the podcast episode, check out the timestamps below:Where most cocktails start (6 recipes!) [5:54]Top signature cocktails trends [7:10]Considering your guest count when choosing a cocktail [11:45]How to elevate ANY cocktail [13:35]Incorporating seasonal elements into cocktails [18:12]How adventurous is TOO adventurous for your cocktail? [20:30]Logistics to consider when providing your own alcohol [24:30]How to save money on signature cocktails [31:50]Creative and delicious mocktails to include [35:10]Make sure you have enough staff for your bar [39:00]Never Have I Ever with Rumble+Stir [44:00]This or That with Rumble+Stir [47:10]Links Mentioned in the EpisodeFind the Full Shownotes HereLearn more about Rumble + StirFollow Rumble+Stir on InstagramBook a 90-minute Clarity Call to get wedding planning help specific to your unique situationThe Ultimate Wedding Planning ChecklistVisit the ASK THE PLANNER Wedding Planning Templates Shop Connect with the show!📞 Leave us a Voicemail: (585) 210-3467 IG: @asktheplannerpodcastTikTok: @asktheplannerpodcast💻: http://asktheplannerpodcast.com/💌: asktheplannerpodcast@gmail.com
129 | Your Secret Weapon to Planning Destination Bachelorette Parties
Jan 22 2024
129 | Your Secret Weapon to Planning Destination Bachelorette Parties
Danielle Eisenberg is joining us today to talk all about bachelorette parties and I could not be more excited. I know you love how we cover a variety of wedding topics here on the podcast and sometimes it’s nice to talk about something that’s more FUN and a little less serious but still very important! Danielle is the founder of Bach Place, which is a DIY web-based platform that streamlines the planning of bachelorette parties, from invites to scheduling and more. It’s even FREE for you to use (this is NOT a sponsored episode). Danielle is truly an expert in all things bachelorette parties and it was so fun chatting with her about planning them, choosing a destination, budgeting, the drama that goes into planning them, and the latest bachelorette trends.To fast-forward to a specific part of the podcast episode, check out the timestamps below:How BachPlace got started [2:48]How BachPlace works [5:30]How does the pricing work? It's free to use! [6:22]How to set a budget for a bachelorette party and communicate it among guests [8:01]Why using a tool like BachPlace can help manage the logistics of a bachelorette party [12:42]Should the bride pay for her own trip? [18:26]The bachelorette trend we are all over [22:15]Bachelorette party trends Danielle has been loving [23:54]Things that help plan a bachelorette party [25:54]Choosing a location [28:49]How far in advance should you start planning your bachelorette [30:24]How bachelorette parties are changing in 2024 [33:51]Never have I ever with Danielle from BachPlace [37:44]This or that with Danielle from BachPlace [39:08]Links Mentioned in the EpisodeFind the Full Shownotes HereSign up for BachPlace and start planning your bachelorette partyFollow BachPlace on InstagramGrab our free guide with the top 10 bachelorette party games!Get a free bachelorette party planning kit with everything you need!Book a 90-minute Clarity Call to get wedding planning help specific to your unique situationThe Ultimate Wedding Planning checklistVisit the ASK THE PLANNER Wedding Planning Templates Shop Connect with the show!📞 Leave us a Voicemail: (585) 210-3467 IG: @asktheplannerpodcastTikTok: @asktheplannerpodcast💻: http://asktheplannerpodcast.com/💌: asktheplannerpodcast@gmail.com
128 | Planning Fusion Weddings: The Art of Planning Multicultural Celebrations with Kim DeBose
Jan 15 2024
128 | Planning Fusion Weddings: The Art of Planning Multicultural Celebrations with Kim DeBose
In this episode I brought on Kim from Curated by Kim Weddings and Events to talk all about FUSION weddings. If you are in the middle of planning a fusion wedding (or are about to be!), she shares all about the challenges she faces planning them, which I'm sure you can relate to, and the additional events she helps her couples plan too.Whether you're planning a South Asian wedding, African wedding, Filipino wedding, or any other fusion wedding, there is something in this episode for you. If you want to infuse some more personality and traditions from your backgrounds, make sure you listen to today's episode. I absolutely love Kim's work and passion for fusion weddings, and I can't wait for you to hear today's episode!To fast-forward to a specific part of the podcast episode, check out the timestamps below:Defining what a fusion wedding is [4:15]Why Kim decided to specialize in fusion weddings [5:27]Adding cultural elements to your wedding [8:30]What makes fusion wedding planning different [9:41]How to budget for fusion weddings [13:45]Tips for choosing vendors for your fusion wedding [16:10]Logistical challenges you can expect with a fusion wedding [21:08]What you should consider before entering the fusion wedding market [25:18]Advice for couples who are marrying someone with different cultural traditions [28:54]This or That with Kim DeBose [32:58]Never Have I Ever with Kim DeBose [33:50]Links Mentioned in the EpisodeFind the Full Shownotes HereLearn more about Kim at Curated by Kim Weddings and EventsFollow Kim on InstagramBook a 90-minute Clarity Call to get wedding planning help specific to your unique situationThe Ultimate Wedding Planning checklistVisit the ASK THE PLANNER Wedding Planning Templates Shop Connect with the show!📞 Leave us a Voicemail: (585) 210-3467 IG: @asktheplannerpodcastTikTok: @asktheplannerpodcast💻: http://asktheplannerpodcast.com/💌: asktheplannerpodcast@gmail.com
127 | Decoding Your Wedding Venue's Maximum Capacity: What You Need to Know Before Booking
Jan 8 2024
127 | Decoding Your Wedding Venue's Maximum Capacity: What You Need to Know Before Booking
When you sit down to start your wedding planning, you’re probably not dying to dive into the logistics first. Maybe you’re daydreaming about flower arrangements or a crisp fall color palette. Maybe you know one of the first decisions you need to make is the venue, so you’ve started researching and requesting information from some of the top wedding venues in your area. While none of this is “bad”, today we’re diving into what you ACTUALLY need to do first - which is decide who you want to invite (and what that number means for your wedding venue's maximum capacity)! As a wedding planner, this is NOT something I can do for you. And while your guest list may not sound like the sexiest thing, honestly, it’s one of the tasks couples hate doing, you do want to know your number before you start going on venue tours (or even finalizing your budget). I can't wait to share some tips with you today!To fast-forward to a specific part of the podcast episode, check out the timestamps below:Why the number of guests you choose to invite is so important [04:20]The first thing you need to do to get started [05:20]Having an A list and B list guest list [05:41]What your wedding venue's maximum capacity really means [7:01]The BIGGEST mistake couples make regarding their guest list and venue [08:17]Navigating awkward guest list convos that might come up [11:10]Links Mentioned in the EpisodeFind the Full Shownotes HereWhen to Send Your Wedding Invitations (Episode 95!)5 Questions You Need to Ask During Your Wedding Venue Tour (Episode 84)Who should you even invite to your wedding (Episode 40)Leave a voicemail on our wedding planning hotline! (585) 210-3467@AskthePlannerPodcast on InstagramBook a 90-minute Clarity Call to get wedding planning help specific to your unique situationThe Ultimate Wedding Planning checklistVisit the ASK THE PLANNER Wedding Planning Templates Shop Connect with the show!📞 Leave us a Voicemail: (585) 210-3467 IG: @asktheplannerpodcastTikTok: @asktheplannerpodcast💻: http://asktheplannerpodcast.com/💌: asktheplannerpodcast@gmail.com
126 | The Best Wedding Workout Tips with Wedding Fitness Expert Stephanie Thomas
Jan 1 2024
126 | The Best Wedding Workout Tips with Wedding Fitness Expert Stephanie Thomas
In this interview, we asked Stephanie Thomas, creator of Bridal Body Fitness (a signature wedding workout program) and author of The Little Book of Rest exactly what couples who are looking to get in better shape before their wedding should do.  She shares her top bridal fitness tips for all of our 2024 (and 2025!) brides tuning in today.Please know: there is NOTHING wrong if you don't want to hit up the gym before your wedding. It's definitely not required, but Stephanie shares great advice for fitting workouts into a hectic wedding planning schedule and prioritizing the mental health benefits of working out too! I think you're going to LOVE today's episode!To fast-forward to a specific part of the podcast episode, check out the timestamps below:How your wedding workout differs from regular fitness [5:05]The biggest challenges brides face when trying to hit their fitness goals [5:43]Practical tips for getting wedding dress ready [8:05]Advice on maintaining a healthy diet leading up to the wedding [11:45]How can couples manage their stress levels beyond a wedding workout [14:29]Specific things you can incorporate into your wedding workout [16:22]The best time of day to have a wedding workout [17:18]How to feel better energized on your wedding day [17:59]What you need to prioritize over intensity (and when to start) [19:30]Never Have I Ever with Wedding Workout Expert Stephanie Thomas Fitness [22:01]Links Mentioned: Your FREE Bridal Arms Mini Guide (+ Other Free Resources from Stephanie): https://stephaniethomasfitness.com/resourcesConnect with Stephanie: https://www.instagram.com/stephaniethomasfitness/ Ultimate Wedding Planning Checklist: https://shop.verveeventco.com/wedding-planning-checklistWedding Day Master Organizer: https://shop.verveeventco.com/wedding-day-master-organizer-day-of-spreadsheet For the full show notes, visit  verveeventco.com/126Connect with the show!📞 Leave us a Voicemail: (585) 210-3467 IG: @asktheplannerpodcastTikTok: @asktheplannerpodcast💻: http://asktheplannerpodcast.com/💌: asktheplannerpodcast@gmail.com
125 | You are Engaged! Now What?!
Dec 26 2023
125 | You are Engaged! Now What?!
Hello! If you’re listening to this episode on its re-cast date, Happy Boxing Day! Yesterday was Christmas here in the United States and today’s episode is a recast of a previous episode from Season 2. We’re re-casting today’s episode because it’s still very relevant - Hi, it’s a wedding planning podcast and today’s episode talks about what to do when you get engaged, which happens to EVERYONE planning a wedding.To fast-forward to a specific part of the podcast episode, check out the timestamps below:Enjoy your engagement! Drink that champagne and have fun. [02:50]Pick 3 words to describe your dream wedding to guide you through the decision-making process. [04:11]Pick 3 words to describe how you want to feel during the wedding planning process. These will also help you gain focus when you start to feel overwhelmed. [06:09]Pick 3 goals you want to focus on for the wedding [7:42]Discuss your guest list and budget with your partner [09:07]Seriously consider hiring a wedding planner! [10:35]Links Mentioned in the EpisodeLeave a voicemail on our wedding planning hotline! (585) 210-3467@AskthePlannerPodcast on InstagramBook a 90-minute Clarity Call to get wedding planning help specific to your unique situationThe Ultimate Wedding Planning checklistVisit the ASK THE PLANNER Wedding Planning Templates Shop Episode 36: 6 Things to Do Before You Get EngagedEpisode 21 The 5 Main Factors that Drive Your Wedding Budget.If you want the episode show notes, make sure you visit verveeventco.com/125.Connect with the show!📞 Leave us a Voicemail: (585) 210-3467 IG: @asktheplannerpodcastTikTok: @asktheplannerpodcast💻: http://asktheplannerpodcast.com/💌: asktheplannerpodcast@gmail.com
124 | 5 Things You Will NOT Find in a Free Online Wedding Planning Checklist
Dec 18 2023
124 | 5 Things You Will NOT Find in a Free Online Wedding Planning Checklist
Welcome to another exciting episode of Ask the Planner Podcast! I'm your host, Desiree Adams, and today I'm sharing five things I WISH more online wedding planning checklists included. Believe me, using a generic checklist as a starting point won't cut it when planning your special heirloom occasion. As a professional wedding planners, I've seen many couples miss out on CRUCIAL details that make their day truly unique and memorable. In this episode, we'll chat about five things that you won't find in an online wedding planning checklist, but we believe are super important when it comes to planning your big day!To fast-forward to a specific part of the podcast episode, check out the timestamps below:Create a Vendor Contact List  (and what to do with it!) [3:28]Create a Floor Plan for Your Reception [5:14]Mistakes People Make When Planning Their Floorplan [6:06]What you NEED to do After Guests RSVP [6:52]Review Your Vendor Contracts [10:01]Assign Someone to Collect Valuables on Your Wedding Night [11:38]What Most Online Wedding Planning Checklists Get WRONG [12:55]THANK YOU TO OUR PODCAST SPONSOR!Visit the ASK THE PLANNER Wedding Planning Templates Shop –  Use code PODCAST10 for 10% off!Are you a fellow wedding planner? Learn more about our coaching program here! For the full show notes, visit  verveeventco.com/124Connect with the show!📞 Leave us a Voicemail: (585) 210-3467 IG: @asktheplannerpodcastTikTok: @asktheplannerpodcast💻: http://asktheplannerpodcast.com/💌: asktheplannerpodcast@gmail.com
123 | Why I Hate the Knot (And Where To Find Your Wedding Vendors Instead)
Dec 11 2023
123 | Why I Hate the Knot (And Where To Find Your Wedding Vendors Instead)
Welcome to another exciting episode of Ask the Planner Podcast! I'm your host, Desiree Adams, and today I'm spilling ALL the tea on why I hate the Knot (and where I think you should find your wedding vendors instead!). We had a reel go viral about this very topic last year, and it was so interesting to see  how many people had no idea how the Knot operated on the vendor side of things! If you're recently engaged and trying to find your wedding vendors, this is a must-listen episode. Plus, don't forget to stay tuned until the end for my top tips on finding vendors who are the best of the best and share your values. Let's jump in! To fast-forward to a specific part of the podcast episode, check out the timestamps below:Why I HATE the Knot Lack of Vendor Vetted Process [04:15]Inaccurate Pricing Information [07:48]The Knot's Business Practices [11:04]They REFUSE TO TAKE ME OFF THEIR PLATFORM [13:10]Better ways to find vendors Your Wedding Planner or Other Trusted Vendors [15:15]Social media [16:09]Local and regional wedding blogs [17:05]Bridal shows and expos [17:55]THANK YOU TO OUR PODCAST SPONSOR! Visit the ASK THE PLANNER Wedding Planning Templates Shop –  Use code PODCAST10 for 10% off!Are you a fellow wedding planner? Learn more about our coaching program here!For the full show notes, visit  verveeventco.com/123Connect with the show!📞 Leave us a Voicemail: (585) 210-3467 IG: @asktheplannerpodcastTikTok: @asktheplannerpodcast💻: http://asktheplannerpodcast.com/💌: asktheplannerpodcast@gmail.com