Community of 'Friend'ors
Wedding Q&A with Ari-
The Importance of Experienced and Reputable Vendors and Vendor Connections
Doing your research and hiring trusted and reputable vendors is so
important in the outcome of your wedding day!
I have over a decade of experience in the wedding industry and over the years I have created a community of what I like to call 'friend'ors because that is what we are! Not only do we work weddings together, but we get together outside of weddings too! I love seeing all my 'friend'ors at bridal shows, at wedding professional events, weddings, even leaving weddings behind and going out together as friends! The bonds we build with each other show in our work and efficiency while working together. We bounce ideas off each other to provide the best service, operate smoothly, and maintain a stress free experience for our couples. There is a standard we all uphold for our businesses and strive to not only reach it, but surpass it.
I am a part of many wedding professional groups, including Twin Cities Wedding Events and Professionals, The Wedding Guys, and Pearl by Davids Bridal. All will be linked down below and I highly recommend checking them out when browsing for vendors. Any vendors listed are part of this community, experienced, reputable, and delivers quality. My clients are their clients and treated as such.
On hand, I have vendors who I know will provide their clients with nothing but the best throughout their whole experience and will go above and beyond to make their day perfect. Not only do I love helping brides through the planning process and referring them to my 'friend'ors, but my 'friend'ors also are always willing to step in in the event of an emergency, last minute cancelation, or simply for a back up plan and having someone ready to step in (but hopefully not) if needed.
A good vendor will work with the other vendors on your wedding day to stick to the timeline and work through any possible unseen circumstances in a way that does not implicate the couple so they can enjoy every moment. An experienced vendor is also able to work well with other vendors and navigate changes throughout the day to maintain smooth sailing.