Category: Jewish Wedding Planner Toronto
I thought it would be fun to blog about the top two questions I am always asked as an event planner.
The number one question clients always ask is how can I stop my guests from leaving early?
In answer to that question you can’t. I find the Guests majority of the time leave the party by 11 to 11:30 p.m. It doesn’t matter if it’s a Saturday night or a holiday the next day. After being at a party for an average of 5 hours people want to leave. I always thought before I was a planner that it’s a sign if everyone leaves it may not have been a great party. THAT COULDN’T BE FURTHER FROM THE TRUTH. In actuality, it really has nothing to do with the party, it’s just that your guests simply have had enough and it’s … Read More »
When life’s roller coaster throws you for a loop: KEEP CALM and PLAN ON
I started planning my daughter’s Bat Mitzvah a little over two years ago. After all, planning is what I do and expectations were high. I chose a venue, lined up my vendors, my daughter started her Mitzvah project; we were all looking forward to celebrating her Bat Mitzvah on labour day weekend.
Very late one July evening I received an email from the owner of the venue that I had booked over two years ago, saying they had a devastating fire. We could no longer have our Bat Mitzvah at our planned location. I was six weeks away from the Bat Mitzvah and I had over 200 guests invited, what was I going to do? Not only did I lose my venue but I also lost my deposit. … Read More »
As a Jewish wedding planner of 17 years, people always ask me, “What is the most unforgettable event that you have planned?” Let me tell you about my first wedding as a professional planner. It all started out very smoothly; I lined everyone up to go down the aisle and the ceremony went off without a hitch. Immediately following, the sister of the groom became ill. She was, of course, the mistress of ceremonies for the evening. After sitting with her on the bathroom floor, I realized that she was not going to recover any time soon, so I immediately changed the plan. I re-worked the schedule and asked the brother of the groom to take over as emcee. With the first crisis resolved, I thought we were in the clear. You won’t believe what happened next…
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