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Event planners are people who can make organizing any celebration or formal event a stress-free and enjoyable experience for you. The team of qualified professionals can take over as much of the organization process as necessary and change their plans according to your requirements if an emergency occurs. These specialists will help you organize an amazing wedding, corporate function, or a party to be remembered.
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Special Event Genie

Los Angeles

‘20 Certificate of Excellence

This is what is included in our services: * Savings on all your vendos! * Full, Partial and Day-of planning & coordinating * Complete orchestration of your ceremony, cocktail hour & reception * Provide diagrams allowing you to envision your event BEFORE it happens so last minute surprises! * Unlimited Phone, Email & Texts * Coordinate the rehearsal * Provide to-the-minute timeline * Design & set up all decor & clean up * Assist with venue/vendor selections & coordination/negotiation * Be on hand the entire day of your event * Weddings/Engagements/Showers * Bar/Bat Mitzvahs * Quinceañeras * Anniversaries/Birthdays * Non-profit/Corporate Events * Holiday Events And, so much more! We provide you all the choices within your budget. No budget is too large or too small. One of the best services we provide is “Day Of” coordination. This means that we can help with your final details and planning 3 months to 2 weeks prior to your event. You are welcome to contact us at any stage of your event planning.

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What do you love most about your job?

Seeing my clients happy. Making sure everything is decorated beautifully. Taking care of every last detail.

We offer a one-hour free consultation for both full planning and day of coordination. Wedding for 500? Surprise party for 40? No Problem! Whatever you desire, we can create it! We are willing to do everything and anything to make your event a smashing success!

What inspired you to start your own business?

My mother was in this business. She started teaching me when I was teen.
All I did for years was set the tables and create the center pieces!

This business has been built from referrals and word of mouth. Success is measured by the satisfied clients and families that stay with us throughout the years. We take care of every last detail so all you have to do is show up, enjoy your guests and relax. We truly care about your happiness and the success of each event. No matter how large or small your event may be, we give you the same care and attention. Start planning your next event now. Text or call. You’ll be glad you did!

Why should our clients choose you?

We really pay attention to our client’s needs and spend time with you to make sure you are getting exactly what they want.

What sets us apart is that we are professionally trained by the American Bridal & Event Planner Associations. We developed a unique app that actually shows you what your event is going to look like BEFORE it happens so you can feel completely at ease with the outcome of your occasion. Also, with this software, all vendors get to see exactly what’s been planned so everyone involved is on the same page. It is presented in full color and perfectly to scale. We are the only event planners to have this.

Can you provide your services online or remotely? If so, please add details.

Yes, all planning and coordinating before your event can be done remotely.

What changes have you made to keep your customers safe from Covid-19?

We have a complete site plan app that shows you social distancing and how we take care of your safety and those of your guests.

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Event & Party Planners FAQs

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Most event planners charge their clients anywhere from 10-20 percent of the total cost of the event, with 15 percent being the average.

Your professional event planner will be able to advise you on the full range of options available, helping you to choose the best one for your needs. Use Bark to find trusted event planners near you and request quotes for free!

Some of the common services your event planner can help with include:

  • Conducting research

  • Creating an event design

  • Finding a suitable venue

  • Arranging for food, decorations, and entertainment

  • Planning transportation to and from the event

  • Sending invitations to attendees

  • Arranging accommodation for attendees

  • Coordinating the activities of event staff

  • Supervision at the site

  • Conducting evaluations of the event

Following these steps will ensure that you find the right Event Planner for you:

  • Objective - Before you start your search, you need to work out the event's objective, the budget you are working with, and your reason for hiring externally. You want to be in a position to communicate the broad outline of the event and its most important goals. You will also want to decide on the budget for your event planner and what they will be expected to do. A party planner can select the venue, recommend food and beverage options, source speakers and entertainment, be on-site on the day and create the invitations.

  • Find your event planner - You want to hire someone who has expertise in creating your type of event. Word of mouth is one way to find an event planner but it's not always the most effective approach. Look out for a company with experience and a strong reputation and do your online research by reading company reviews on Bark.

  • Interview applicants - Most event planners will be eager to hear about your event. Give them brief details at first and focus on their expertise in the initial round of interviews. Reduce your list of candidates to the three strongest applicants. You should then ask each finalist about their business, their experience with past events, and how they plan for contingencies.

  • Decision time - Once you have hired a company, the event planner should be able to share a detailed plan for the event with you.

  • Budget - Many people who organise an event for the first time want a champagne event on a beer budget. You need to work together to come up with a realistic budget. Plus, do not forget to find out about the fees that will be charged by the event planner and how they will be incorporated into the budget.

  • Follow up - Make sure you stay on top of the event planning and do not force the event management expert to make major decisions without your input.

You can be confident that any of the Bark local event planners listed will give you a reliable and professional service.

There is no formal training required to be an event planner, although they usually have a degree or certificate from a university in event planning or management.

Before you choose an event planner, it's always worth checking out their customer reviews on their website and Bark profile. This ensures that they are trustworthy and reliable.

Absolutely! Whether it's finding the best DJ or getting your catering sorted, your event and party planner will be able to organise pretty much every aspect of the event online. You can even find the perfect venue through interactive virtual venue tours - pretty neat stuff!

The average price of an Event Planner is $850

Region Great Value
Average
Premium
Nationwide
$400
$850
$1,850
Pacific
$400
$1,250
$1,850
South Atlantic
$300
$1,000
$1,750

Reviews

4.92/5.00

based on 317,756 reviews

The average rating for Bark Event Planners is 4.92, based on 317,756 reviews.

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