Thursday, May 14, 2009

Dealing with Vendors

I love this tip about dealing with vendors:

“Do you dread negotiating with vendors on their prices? Wedding vendors need to support their lives too so most aren’t willing to drop their fees just because you ask. The best way to get a good deal is to tell the vendor what amount you’re able to spend. Then see how they can customize their services to fit your budget. Perhaps the photographer will knock out the parent album that you don’t need anyway. Maybe the DJ will leave the spinning club lights at home. Or perhaps the caterer will suggest that you skip the mini dessert buffet and only serve wedding cake. You may be surprised at how customized your vendors will make their packages in order to earn your business.” Laura Auer • Wish Special Events