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Uno degli strumenti principali per un wedding planner è il book fornitori, che consiste in un “catalogo” personalizzato contenente la lista di tutti i fornitori di fiducia da suggerire agli sposi per l’organizzazione del loro matrimonio.

La composizione del book fornitori avviene nel momento in cui, aperta la propria attività, si sono riusciti a definire stile, tipologia di servizi da proporre e target di clienti ai quali ci si vuole rivolgere. Una volta stabiliti questi punti si parte con la ricerca, che può avvenire tramite diversi mezzi, come internet, passa parola o le fiere di settore.

I fornitori “standard” sono di solito location, fotografi e video operatori, atelier per abiti da sposa e da sposo, fioristi, grafici, musicisti, pasticcerie o cake designer, catering e baqueting. Il book dovrà essere suddiviso a seconda di queste categorie, e per ogni categoria è consigliabile inserire tre fornitori, abbastanza diversi tra loro così da poter offrire una più ampia possibilità di scelta.

La selezione dei fornitori deve avvenire secondo quattro punti fondamentali:

  1. Stile
  2. Budget
  3. Feeling
  4. Modalità di lavoro

Ognuno di questi punti è meglio che sia accertato e verificato tramite un incontro conoscitivo, soprattutto se la loro sede è nelle vicinanze!

Qualora si desideri rendere ufficiale la propria collaborazione, potrete ispirarvi all’esempio di contratto per fornitori e collaboratori, contenuto negli utili e pratici kit modulistica firmati #iosonoweddingplanner! Li trovate qui 😉

Per dubbi o info aggiuntive, non esitate a contattarmi!

Desirée – wedding planner

wedding@graceevent.net

 

 

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In the Past, most of all during Romanticism, the language of flowers were used to communicate messages and express each kind of feeling, especially love.

In our present flowers have a massive importance too, in some occasions, like the wedding, are even fundamental. It’s not a case that the firsts images that we associate to the idea of wedding represent a wonderful flower arrangement or a delicate bouquet.

But, if today the function of flowers is essentially decorative, in the past they were actually used in order to express many meanings, both religious and symbolic, depending on the country and its culture, and often on the historical period. In Ancient Egypt – that is, according to some sources, also the bouquet’s historical homeland – people used aromatic herbs, often with garlic, to protect bride and groom from mean spirits.

A similar custom was common also in Greece, place where the myrtle, considered sacred to Aphrodite, was a symbol of love, beauty and energy.

In England too, during the Elizabethan Age, the aromatic herbs were the plants which accompanied the bride, especially rosemary that, picked up in small bunches, symbolized memory and loyalty.

As the years passed, the early bouquets began replacing the aromatic herbs, even though their purpose was neither to express emotions nor to embellish the bride. In fact, during Middle Age, because of the lack of hygiene, the flowers were the only “natural” method to contrast the bad smell of bride, groom and guests.

However in Italy, during the invasion of Sicily by Moors, that took place between VII and IX’s century, the traditional habit, from Arabian culture, to adorn the bride with orange blossom were introduced. The orange blossom are nowadays considered the flowers dedicated to the marriage par excellence, in order to wish prosperity and happiness to the couple, and as a symbol of bride’s virginity and purity.

Another uncontested bouquet and flower arrangements’ queen is the rose, inspirational muse of artists and poets, who defined it the “queen of flowers”, “daughter of the sky” and “glory of spring”. But, as many Flowers Dictionaries say, not all the roses are good for the wedding! At least according to the language of flowers…it’s clear that in modern weddings there are other causes that influence the choice: personal taste, season, budget and style of the wedding.

If you need other information, just write to me!

Desirée – wedding planner

wedding@graceevent.net