A Step Above Wedding Planners

Planning a wedding from concept to completion can be a confusing, daunting and a full time commitment. The reasons for hiring a wedding planner are practically endless but here are a few: peace of mind and cost-effective. Did you know it takes an average of 250 hours to plan your wedding?

When you hire a wedding consultant, you can save time and money and truly enjoy the days leading up to your wedding. Today’s wedding coordinators can fit any budget and prove their worth well before you take that first step down the aisle.

Wedding coordinators know the local suppliers and can access all the services that fit your budget and style, while saving you money, time, energy and all the leg work. Their relationships with wedding vendors makes them and you privy to special rates and discounts unavailable to the general consumer.

A Step above Wedding Planners, owned by Carmen Danner, WPIC certified, knows the trends, from the hottest wedding colours to fashion, runway decor whether it be for classical, whimsical or a simple affair. Local planner, Carmen Danner is creative, passionate and experienced at creating and planning weddings. He can make all the arrangements from invitations to limousine rides, to entertainment, table and linen rental, flowers and decorations.

He is detail oriented, conducts thorough research and maintains a high level of professionalism while being approachable. He has a wonderful eye for style, elegance and class.

Danner thrives on your ideas and he can take your dreams, work with your budget and bring your special day to life. He believes, “that even with the highest of guest counts you can bring intimacy to your day with special touches.”  This wedding expert will see to it that every detail of your wedding is flawless- from the fragrant flower arrangements to the elegant setting.

Danner is passionate and never settles for second best when it comes to his clients.  His services include full wedding planning, “month” of coordinating, day of coordinating, hourly consulting, and wedding etiquette questions. His job is to ensure that you are calm, happy and finding all the touches that you want incorporated into your planning. He is the professional that makes the day happen with flair.

Understanding contracts can be overwhelming and Danner has extensive knowledge when it comes knowing what to watch out for, what to ask for, and what to specifically include in the contract.

Danner is also a certified sommelier and can assist you in pairing wine and food for all your celebratory parties. His flair for design, coupled with a great imagination will guarantee you the best day ever.

He will listen carefully to your ideas, give you unbiased opinions about options and then will help you make it a reality. Like any of the decisions associated with your wedding , it is important to find someone like Carmen that you feel a good fit with; both on concept and operational levels.

With a fairy tale setting on the lake, Carmen can organize a wine tasting party for up to 20 guests on his patio, which in itself is a tremendous benefit for hiring him. Your guests will enjoy this incredible touch, learn about wine and it’s a great ice breaker for your wedding party!

Danner loves his job and believes that wedding planning should be fun and exciting as your journey leads you to the altar.

” Carmen surpassed my expectations with his vast array of knowledge pertaining to weddings! I would highly recommend him for his impeccable service skills, initiative and excellent work ethic. ”  – from a satisfied bride!

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