by Lauren Schmitz from Table 1 Events
- Owner of Table 1 Events
- Active Member of the Event Planners Association, the Association of Certified Professional Wedding Consultants, the Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC), and the National Association for Catering and Events (NACE).
- Graduate of the Wedding and Event Institute
- Certified Wedding Professional (CWP)
Is It Easier to Have the Service and Reception in One Venue?
Typically, it is easier to have everything in one place. However, if your ceremony and reception are going to take place in the same room, you need to think about timing and how quickly everything can be turned over. You need to work with your venue or wedding planner to ensure there is enough staff to convert the room from a ceremony setting into a wedding reception area in one... Read More »
How Do I Choose the Best Car for My Wedding Day?
This depends on two things: what type of wedding you want to have, and how many people will need to fit in the car. For formal, upscale weddings, I love when I see a bride arrive in something fancy. My favorite is a horse and carriage. Trolleys are a great option for large bridal parties. For more casual weddings there is nothing wrong with a limo or party bus. Most... Read More »
Should I Wear a Tuxedo or a Suit for My Wedding?
The decision between a tuxedo or a suit depends on the type of wedding you want to have. Obviously a black tie wedding requires a tuxedo. Remember that the groom and groomsmens formalwear will set the tone for what the other male guests wear. If you want your guests to dress up, have the groomsmen wear tuxedos. If you want a more casual affair, go with a suit. Lauren Schmitz