Industry Insights 

Equally Wed has been working with Wedding Professionals to bring you the best advice from industry experts.
Here you can find the answers to those frequently asked questions with the added bonus where you can ask more questions in the comments.
Click on the relevant supplier below to find out more about that industry. 



When should l book a celebrant?
Great question! Like all good suppliers, you should book your Celebrant several months before the big day as there is a bit of planning involved and if you're hoping for a popular Celebrant, chances are they are already filling up their diaries with weddings up to 18 months in advance.

 How do l chose a celebrant?
 What should l consider when booking a celebrant?
 How much should l pay and what should it include?
 What paperwork is required?

 Read entire article here.


What does a wedding planner actually do?
Kerrie from Luxe Unforgettable Events answers all your questions in our magazine about Planners, On The Day Coordinators, Full Service Planners and Venue Coordinators. Here's a quick industry insight from an experienced Wedding Planner about the reasons why you would hire a Planner for your big day.
 Why would l hire a wedding planner?
 What are the advantages of hiring a wedding planner?
 How many hours would a planner work with a couple on average?
 What does an on the day coordinator do?
 What is a full service wedding planners role?

 Read entire article here.

Selecting LGBTI+ Supportive Wedding professionals

Equally Wed provides a guide to selecting your wedding professionals and avoiding uncomfortable situations.

 We talk about support.
 Tolerance Vs Champion
 Are you being led up the garden path?
 Direct advertising
 Weducation programs that assist wedding professionals.

 Read entire article here.


How to Tell a Story to WOW Your Guests

The aim of this article is to pass on a few storytelling tips I’ve gained over my own journey as a comedian, Master of Ceremonies, speech-writer and celebrant.  
  • Identity
  • Ideas
  • Inspiration
 Read entire article here.

How do l Pick the Right Engagement Ring?

If you are trying to find the right engagement or wedding ring, Maria from Lizunova Fine Jewels is here to help!

  • How do l know which jeweller to pick?
  • If l go with a bespoke ring, how do l like the end result?
  • Are diamond wholesalers and jewellers wihtout a retail shop cheaper?
 Read entire article here.


How do l Pick the Right Gemstone for my Wedding Ring?

There are so many coloured gemstone ring alternatives now; Champagne Diamonds, Sapphires, Spinel, Aquamarine or Tourmaline. What colour is right for you?
  • How do I pick the right gemstone? Are lab grown gemstones as good as natural ones? 

Read entire article here

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