The wedding planner will help you search for the perfect venue and find the best vendors that will fit within your planning budget.
A wedding coordinator, by contrast, is not necessarily involved with the wedding plans. Their primary function is to facilitate a smooth event on the wedding day itself.
Wedding Planner vs Venue Coordinator | This is something that I get asked on a regular basis by both professionals and brides alike: “Is a venue coordinator not the same as a wedding planner?” And the answer is simply no.
While a venue coordinator can be a valuable tool to those brides who choose not to have a wedding planner, their responsibilities and areas of concern differ greatly from those of an outside professional.
The Venue Coordinator
Venue coordinators are employees of the venue in which work. They act as a liaison between the bride and groom and the venue’s operations team. Their responsibilities are those pertaining to your experience with them, directly: showcasing the venue, consulting your food and beverage choices, formalizing your catering needs, arranging menu tastings and processing the final invoice.
On wedding day, their focus is delivering their contracted services, exclusively:ensuring the venue set up is accurate