Party Planner

Tips For Hiring Lehi Party Planners

A party planner can help make life much easier if you are planning a birthday party, retirement party, or any other special event in your life. The reasons for hiring one are numerous. It is quite common these days to lead a very busy life. Many people are pulled in many directions with their job, their children, and after school activities. Plus you may just not know the first thing about planning a party. Take some of the pressure off by hiring a Lehi party planner to help. Here are some tips for finding hiring a great one.

The best way to hire a party planner is through word of mouth. Ask your family, friends, and coworkers for a recommendation. Find out if they know anyone that has used an event planner to plan a party. It is also a great time to see if they hired one that they wouldn’t recommend as well. If that search turns up empty for you then it is time to turn to your local phone book or online search engine to find a party planner in your area.

You should plan on meeting with three party planners face to face in order to learn more about them and their personality. That will give you a good pool to choose from and have something to compare with. Plus you will find out fairly quickly if this is someone that you want to work with on planning such a special event.

This initial meeting is a great time to ask them some crucial question. Find out how many years of experience they have and how many events and parties they have planned. Ask them what types of events they plan and what their favorites are. A portfolio is a must have for a party planner and they should have it with them to show you at the meeting. Planning a party is often filled with changes and setbacks so ask about how they deal with any problems that may come up.

Spend some time at this meeting discussing your budget and their fees. Event planners use different methods of charging for their time and experience. Some may have a per event fee that includes everything, some charge a percentage of the total budget, and others may have an hourly fee. Tell them now how if you have to stick closely to your budget or if it is flexible.

Ask the party planner for a list of references. Take the time to call their references and find out what their experience was like. Ask them how their event went and how they felt the party planner did. Find out if the party planner has any upcoming events that you can pop into and get a sneak peek of them in action.

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