Wedding consultants

  A Wedding consultants coordinate as much or as little as a couple wants them to. Some items they deal with are the invitations, flowers, cake, photographs, catering, clothing, location, music, parties and even the honeymoon.Tasks involve everything from budgeting, scheduling, taking bids, negotiating prices, working with printers and tasting food to making sure vendors get paid, acting as a liaison with wedding party members and fixing last-minute mistakes.For your services to be attractive to brides and grooms, you have to know a lot about the business and be willing to do small and big things.Be ready to describe the best wedding locations in your area, discuss the menus of a few caterers and recommend a dressmaker. Know the price ranges that will fit your clients.When they ask you about a trend in wedding favors, know this year's, not last's. Be able to tell which family member traditionally pays for what and who sits next to whom.Develop a flair for decorating. You may be asked to set up the flowers in the church and come up with a theme for Develop a flair for decorating. You may be asked to set up the flowers in the church and come up with a theme for the reception.You might be handed the less glamorous job of removing the flowers and cleaning up the church.The microphone may be yours to announce the wedding party at the reception.If the dressmaker loses the dress order or the reception hall burns down the week before the wedding, you're the one who must find a replacement dress, locate a new hall and calm a hysterical bride.