I’m engaged, excited and a little overwhelmed…
what should I do first?
Congratulations, this is a very exciting and fast-paced time. Putting a high-level plan in place which will help you and your fiancé/fiancée focus on “what to do next” should alleviate feeling overwhelmed. This timeline will directly provide budgetary drivers and help you to plan a perfect execution. Wedding Planners can be a valuable asset to keep you on track, not only with the timeline, but budgetary constraints as well.
Some key points to consider; high-profile professionals and in-demand venues/house of worship may need to be booked 2 years in advance. If this is the case, some quick decisions will need to be made.
Keeping in mind your highest priorities, please use the following timeline as a start to planning the wedding you both envision.
12+ months before
6-11 months before
5 months before to day of...