Planning / Coordinating / Directing

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If you are looking for an experienced event planning team to help guide you from start to finish, Nordstrom Events/11th Hour Events are here to help. Services includes everything you can imagine related to planning a wedding, family reunion, bridal or baby shower, birthday party, or any other life celebration. Our staff will be there to support you regardless of the task – whether it’s contract negotiations, budget management, or selecting decor. Packages are available to meet every budget.

 

  • Planning begins immediately at the time of contracting our services. You are encouraged to share ideas and desires, from colors to themes to style
  • Unlimited email communication and up to three in-person consultations
  • Assist with vendor research and selection, finding vendors that will work within your budget
  • Schedule tastings and vendor meetings, and review vendor contracts
  • Review current budget and help make any necessary changes, adjustments or cost cutting suggestions
  • Discuss transportation plans and time schedules; make recommendations
  • Prepare detailed timeline of events for ceremony/reception/event and distribute to vendors and clients
  • Manage the flow and timing of the ceremony/reception/event
  • Manage vendor set-up of the ceremony/reception/event site
  • Assist with the set up of the guest book, programs, seating chart, etc.
  • Coordinate reception activities with vendors throughout the event to ensure timeline and commitments are followed through as planned
  • For weddings, line up and cue wedding party/musicians for ceremony; give officiant marriage license
  • Distribute final payments and gratuities as needed
  • Arrange for boxing of the cake or desserts
  • For weddings, hold up to an hour-long ceremony rehearsal one to two days before your event
  • Three person staff on the day of your event to decorate vendor and guests tables and oversee equipment rental placement
  • Stay until the end of the event for light cleanup, and we will pack up all items to give to the appointed friend or family member
  • Starting at $1,999 Package may require a fee for an additional “day-of” coordinator due to larger weddings/events, multiple or certain locations

 

MONTH-OF DIRECTING SERVICES

 

If you’ve already hired the majority of your vendors, but are in need of a team to help craft your ideas to life, this is the package for you. Month-of Directing is an affordable alternative to full planning/directing.

 

  • Planning begins six weeks before your event. You are encouraged to share ideas and desires, from colors to themes to styles
  • Unlimited email communication and one in-person consultation
  • Assist with vendor research and selection, finding vendors that will work within your budget
  • Review vendor contracts
  • Review current budget and help make any necessary changes, adjustments or cost cutting suggestions
  • Discuss transportation plans and time schedules; make recommendations
  • Prepare detailed timeline of events for ceremony/reception/event and distribute to vendors and clients
  • Manage the flow and timing of the ceremony/reception/event
  • Manage vendor set-up of the ceremony/reception/event site
  • Assist with the set up of the guest book, programs, seating chart, etc.
  • Coordinate reception activities with vendors throughout the event to ensure timeline and commitments are followed through as planned
  • For weddings, line up and cue wedding party/musicians for ceremony; give officiant marriage license
  • Distribute final payments and gratuities as needed
  • Arrange for boxing of the cake or desserts
  • For weddings, hold an hour long ceremony rehearsal one to two days before your event ($100 additional fee).
  • Two person staff available the day of the event to decorate vendor and guest tables and oversee equipment rental placement
  • Stay until the end of the event and pack up all items and give to the appointed friend or family member
  • Starting at $1,499 – Package may require a fee for an additional “day-of” coordinator due to larger weddings/events, multiple or certain locations

 

LIMITED MONTH-OF WEDDING DIRECTING SERVICES

 

You’ve laid the groundwork, you’ve hired all of your vendors, and you’ve even planned the details of your big day. The planning process is complete, but now it’s time for the event, and you want to be able to relax. No problem. Nordstrom Events is here to help. This package ensures team members will walk into your planning efforts a month before your event and help make your dream event a reality.

 

  • Planning begins four weeks before your event. You are encouraged to share ideas and desires, from colors to themes to styles
  • Unlimited email communication
  • Review vendor contracts. The client handles all pre-event interaction with the coordination of the vendors, other than the timeline Nordstrom Events provides them
  • Discuss transportation plans and time schedules; make recommendations
  • Prepare detailed timeline of events for ceremony/reception/event and distribute to vendors and clients
  • Manage the flow and timing of the ceremony/reception/event
  • Manage vendor set-up of the ceremony/reception/event site
  • Assist with the set up of the guest book, programs, seating chart, etc.
  • Coordinate reception activities with vendors throughout the event to ensure timeline and commitments are followed through as planned
  • For weddings, line up and cue wedding party/musicians for ceremony; give officiant marriage license
  • Distribute final payments and gratuities as needed
  • Arrange for boxing of the cake or desserts
  • For weddings, hold up to an hour long ceremony rehearsal one to two days before your event ($100 additional fee).
  • Two person staff available the day of the event to decorate vendor and guest tables and oversee equipment rental placement
  • Up to 8 hours of onsite assistance
  • Starting at $999 – Package may require a fee for an additional “day-of” coordinator due to larger weddings/events, multiple or certain locations