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Wedding Designer vs. Coordinator vs. Full-Service Planner

There are many types of wedding professionals, so which would best suit your needs? 


Are you in search of a Wedding Designer, a Wedding Coordinator or a Full-Service Wedding Planner? Let's break down the responsibilities of each and help you choose who would be the best match for you!

Bridal Shower for Diana ~ Photo Credit: Streets of Six, Venue: Artigianale Ristorante & Enoteca, Florals: Blossom and Sunshine~Alessia Dall'Agnese Founder & Senior Event Planner of Eternal Bliss Events

Wedding Designer 

A wedding designer will take your vision and bring it to life. They are responsible for the complete design and aesthetic of your wedding. The following are some of the many things that a wedding designer will typically assist with: 

  • Choosing fabrics, textures and colour palettes

  • Choosing furniture and decor such as signage, welcome table design, centrepieces, cake, head table design, backdrop designs, ceremony area, and more

  • Design meetings and venue walkthroughs 

  • Creation of a vision board

  • Assistance with finding vendors/decor to match the aesthetic and your budget

  • Present during setup 


Eternal Bliss Events couple: Krista and Alex, Photo Credit: Frame of Mind, Venue: Royal Venetian Mansion, Decor: Right Choice Linen & Decor

Wedding Coordinator

Every company has their differences, so packages will vary based on who you choose. When booking an Event Bliss Event Coordinator, here are the services you will receive:

  • A venue tour/walk-through with your lead coordinator

  • Full contact with your venue and all of your vendors in the final months leading up to your wedding day starting from the final detail meetings to secure final details

  • Creation of wedding day schedule

  • Vendor contract review to ensure every vendor is executing according to your expectations on the day of your wedding

  • Facilitation of ceremony rehearsal

  • Day of management until the end of the night - including management of vendor load in, setup and load out

  • Full communication with venue staff

  • Ensuring the schedule runs on time

  • Set-up and tear-down of decor that is not being handled by specific vendors

  • Wedding Party management & assistance throughout the day (getting ready, lining up and speeches) 

  • Guest management

  • BONUS: A wedding planning checklist to make sure you stay on track and ask you other vendors all the right questions


Eternal Bliss Events couple Alex and Rob ~ Photo Credit: Bassem Photos, Venue: Earth to Table: The Farm, Bridal Blossom ~ Alessia Dall'Agnese Founder & Senior Event Planner of Eternal Bliss Events

Full-Service Wedding Planner

Bridal Shower for Diana ~ Photo Credit: Streets of Six, Venue: Artigianale Ristorante & Enoteca, Florals: Blossom and Sunshine, Macaron Tower: Antonella Bake and Home, Dessert Towers, Tarts & Eclairs: Sabrina’s Cucina, Cake Pops: Sugar Storm Sweets ~ Alessia Dall'Agnese Founder & Senior Event Planner of Eternal Bliss Events

A full-service wedding planner is with you from beginning to end! They can begin their services as early as assisting with choosing your date and venue! In addition to the services provided in our event coordinator services, the following is included in a full-service package:


  • Unlimited communication and monthly meetings

  • Help you keep track of your budget 

  • Interview, negotiate (if needed), and review contracts each vendor 

  • Main point of contact with all vendors leading up to your wedding day

  • Assist with developing the theme, colour palette and design 

  • And so much more








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